Google Helping Bloggers with Data Portability

Posted by earnpaisa on Monday, January 12, 2009

want to move your blog to another publishing extend platform?Well now Google has made it easier for you.Last Friday ,data team liberation Team to be announced the Google Blog Converters Google blog converters Open Source Blog.

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HP MediaSmart EX487 Server Has Remote MP3 Streaming, Mac Time Machine Compatibility

Posted by earnpaisa on Sunday, January 11, 2009

HP's EX485/7 iteration of their MediaSmart Servernow comes with a revamp UI,

wii remote photo streaming video capability analysis and is the first apple non NAS product to coustomer live support Time machine.

Though it looks same the outside,ace hardware received a bump,now using a 2.0Ghz intel celeron processor and 2GB DDR2 RAM.It comes in 2 storage electron configurations-a 750 GB server or a 1.5TB server.Hp Mediasmart server is still built on top of the windows home server platform,but makes use of a couples of additional insured software to enhance functionality.
First Hp tapped Twonky media to handle their streaming backend. As such, you can access all your audio files and photos from any web browser with a broadband connection. You can either enter your home IP address or set up a free custom HP domain that will quickly forward you to your server. From there, a media player UI appears and your entire library is at hand. The only downside is that, when not streaming over LAN, it transcodes your MP3s at a 128kbps bitrate, apparently to minimize choppiness in streaming (bleck).

A couple of other nice features that are new for the EX485/7 are the media collector feature, which will scan and watch any folders or drives from your computer, and will gather them on the MediaSmart Server. Also new is that you can connect to Amazon's S3 cloud, and gain another layer of data protection.
Secondly, HP worked with Apple to get MediaSmart Server up and running OSX. Not only is there a Mac version of the software, but they also got Time Machine working with the device, which can do scheduled backups over the air. However, being that it is Windows Home Server, you still need a PC to set up the server, and cannot carry out any admin functions from a Mac.
That aside, much of the same functionality from the last version of MediaSmart Server is still there, such as UPnP streaming of video, photos and music, photo albums that can be published directly to the web, downloadable add-ons (like a bittorrent client), and storage in a RAID-esque, "balanced" configuration. It also has 4 drive bays, 4 USB drives and an eSATA port for adding additional storage.
As far as availability and pricing goes, the updated MediaSmart Server will be available for order on January 5, with the 750 GB EX485 selling for $600, while the 1.5 TB EX487 costs about $750. [HP MediaSmart Server on Giz]
HP Launches New Home Server for PCs and MacsHP MediaSmart Server centralizes digital media and files for backup, remote access, sharing and uploading to social media sites
PALO ALTO, Calif., Dec. 29, 2008 – HP today launched a home server designed for use with both Windows and Mac computers.
Based on the Microsoft Windows® Home Server platform, the HP MediaSmart Server ex485/ex487 is a central repository for automatically backing up and accessing digital music, videos, photos and documents from multiple computers on a home network.(1)
The MediaSmart Server automatically organizes files across all PCs, streams media across a home network and the Internet,(2) and publishes photos to popular social networking and photo sharing sites.
“A growing number of digital-savvy households have both Windows and Mac computers, with hundreds and sometimes thousands of media files and documents scattered across these devices,” said Jason Zajac, vice president of strategy, Worldwide Attach Group, HP. “The HP MediaSmart Server protects, stores and organizes this content from anywhere on a network so consumers can access and share it any place they are connected.”
“HP continues to innovate on the Windows Home Server platform giving consumers even more options to enjoy and protect their precious memories and valuable data,” said Charlie Kindel, general manager, Windows Server Solutions, Microsoft. “We believe consumers will embrace the new MediaSmart Server as one of the most exciting computing products for the home.”
MediaSmart Server ex485/ex487 features include:
· HP Media Collector: conveniently schedules the MediaSmart Server to copy and centralize digital files and libraries from networked PCs
· Media Streaming: remotely streams photos and music to any Internet-connected PC or Mac
· Server for iTunes: centralizes iTunes music libraries on the server for playback to any networked Mac or PC running iTunes
· HP Photo Publisher: easily upload photos to Facebook®, PicasaTM Web Albums and Snapfish(3)
· HP Photo Viewer: allows easy sharing of photos with friends and family
· PC Hard Drive Backup: backs up networked PCs via the Windows Home Server backup feature
· Mac Hard Drive Backup: backs up Macs running Leopard using Apple Time Machine software
· Server Backup: duplicates designated shared folders to a separate hard disk drive
· Online Backup: duplicates designated folders to Amazon’s S3 online backup service for an additional layer of protection
· Smart Power Management: can schedule times for server to go to ”sleep” and ”wake up,” saving on energy costs
· Processor: Intel® Celeron®, 2.0 GHz 64-bit. Two gigabytes (GB) of 800-MHz DDR2 DRAM now standard on MediaSmart Server
· Expandability: additional drives can be added for up to 9 terabytes (TB)
"Customers are always looking for the right mix of features and ease-of-use when choosing digital home products," said Danielle Levitas, group vice president, consumer, broadband and digital marketplace at IDC. "HP's focus and investment in software allows it to deliver a home server with compelling features for Mac and PC users while offering a great customer experience that helps simplify the complexity of the connected home. This unique offering will help expand the home server market."
Pricing and availabilityManufacturer’s suggested retail price for the HP MediaSmart Server ex485 with 750 GB of hard disk storage is $599 while the HP MediaSmart Server ex487 with 1.5 TB is $749.(4)
The HP MediaSmart Server can be pre-ordered beginning on Jan. 5, 2009, from,,, and; it is expected to ship in February.
The first 200 consumers who visit HP Home & Home Office ( or call +1 888 271 2982 between Jan. 5 - 11, 2009, to reserve a MediaSmart Server and use coupon code “AC5674” will receive a $50 savings off their purchase.(5)
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CES Day One: Our Top 10

Posted by earnpaisa on Friday, January 9, 2009

Today in history,with the floor open,is the first real player day of CES.By now we've seen a perfect deal of gear from the big companies act small,and here's the best so far.

Palm Pre :Number one with a bullet.If we told you three months ago that Palm would make your own glitter names that would own CES,would you have the hour i first believed believed us?But this phone is cell phones is real,and from he looks of it right now,it very well could be the evo morales lift from the Palm so badly.
And the rest,in no particular order no particular place to go or particular order:
Samsung BD-4600Blu-ray Player: Wall-mountable, networked, 1.5-inches thick, and really, really nice looking.

Samsung Luxia LED TV
Lineup:Samsung loosed a a whole world series of ultra thin,LED- backlit, network-connected LCDs, winning the Battle of the TV Announcements hands down.
Vizio Connected HDTVs:these vizio tv stream just about everything possible over verizon Wireless-N:Amazon,Blockbuster,and Netflix divx VOD ,Pandora,Flickr,rhapsody,,plus any other Yahoo web messenger widget.
Sony Vaio P: Sony's Vaio P is something we haven't seen before: a 2.08:1 aspect ratio (1600x768) on a 1-inch thick portable. Something different in the very, very generic netbook field.
Casio 1,000fps Point and Shoot Casio's still the only folks in the super slo-mo field, and they're continuing to kill.

LG's GD910 Watch Phone
: It was a non-working, behind-the-glass prototype last year, but one of every gadget head's boyish dreams will come true later this year: A watch that's a phone.

Eee Keyboard: Asus took the crazy cake with their still-shadowy home theater keyboard. With an onboard processor (of some kind), a touchscreen and keyboard and wireless HDMI, it makes perfect sense as a unique home-theater machine.

Sony Cyber-shot G3: We're all about putting web browsers on as many things as possible, and Sony's found another way to get one into our pants: A super-slim wi-fi-equipped Cyber-shot G3 that's the world's first to surf the web.

Panasonic Portable Blu-ray Player: Panasonic's DMP-B15 is the world's first portable Blu-ray deck. Your laptop probably doesn't have a BD drive, but this will ensure you can watch hi-def 1080p on a tiny, tiny screen on your next flight.

And there you have it. Good stuff you may or may not be able to afford in '09? Disappointment of disappointments? Discuss

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Sony Vaio P Super Don't-Call-It-a-Netbook Hands On

Posted by earnpaisa on Thursday, January 8, 2009

Learning the netbook keyboard?it rock.The screen ?beautiful agony.The trackball is just the determining the right amount of knitty gritty,so your finger stick to it and does'nt slide off on the keyboard sniffers.

The instant-on OS?Classy.The black keys are small,but just the perfect check amount of small-you'll only have a problem if you have the fingers the size of carnival fried dough recipe.It took me about 15-30 seconds of mistyping to adjust types just about perfectly,though your hands won't feel as loose as they as they are on a full frontal size keyboard with trackball and keypad by means.They are really trent from punchy,though swallow,too.Overall,good.The trackball is little sensitive overall,but adjustable too.What i do hate are the mouse buttons.They are too small and not distinguished enough,so easy to miss.Oh and it's a smudge magnet.
The small form factor looks weird insertions in the press shot,but in people,it works incredibles well.It's very clearly Porsche compared to Chevy esque standard the notebook.In fact, Sony guys insist its not a netbook,which is true.It's fall begins officially throw-it-in-your-bag-and-forget-it-sized, which netbooks are not.

I like the instant-on operating system.It's essentially sony vaio p ripped apart.Sony that gives you access to submit photos,internet and movies,which like other instant-on OSes,but the P's seems exceptionally classy.
Every sku has the same same 1.33Ghz Atom inside (the Z series not the pokier N)—not incredibly speedy, and 2GB of RAM, which lets them all run Vista okay. Screen is, duh, gorgeous thanks to that incredible pixel density. The built-in 3G is Verizon only, and they wouldn't comment on a GSM version. Oh, and that $900 pricepoint? That's for Vista Home Basic—you've gotta drop a grand to get real Vista. Otherwise, the 4 different SKUs vary based mostly on storage—60GB starting up to a 128GB SSD in the $1500 model.
You'd almost think you could work on it, but we're not so convinced yet—that'll take some much more extensive hands on time, a couple days at least. At the very least, you'd have to widen and shrink your workflow. But we're definitely curious to find out. Overall, it's certainly an interesting machine—not a netbook, UMPC or laptop, but something in between all of those. What exactly that is, we'll have to figure out in the longer haul.

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Windows 7

This article explains a few things about microsoft windows, and if you're interested, then this is worth reading, because you can never tell what you don't know.

Knowledge can give you a real advantage. To make sure you're fully informed about microsoft windows, keep reading.

Microsoft can do better than Windows Vista. And with Windows 7—expected sometime before the year is up—they will. Whether it's the new features or the less taxing system requirements, Windows 7 promises to be a vast improvement on Vista, and hopefully enough to coax most of us still clutching XP for dear life to finally upgrade.

$99 Blu-ray Player...That Does More Than Play Blu-ray
The $99 part is only slightly wishful thinking, but if LG's recent announcements are any indication, we can expect more players with expanded services like Netflix, YouTube, CinemaNow...and who knows, maybe even Amazon VOD, Hulu and Rhapsody. Let's watch as these companies compete for our digital download dollar.

There's no doubt that the topic of microsoft windows can be fascinating. If you still have unanswered questions about microsoft windows, you may find what you're looking for in the next article.

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Asus Considering Android-Based Eee PC

Asus Considering Android-Based Eee PC

This interesting article addresses some of the key issues regarding google android . A careful reading of this material could make a big difference in how you think about google android .

We knew Asus is looking into an Android-based cellphone but now CEO Johnny Shih has said at CES that they are thinking about doing an Android-based Eee PC, all while praising Apple for the iPhone.

Truthfully, the only difference between you and google android experts is time. If you'll invest a little more time in reading, you'll be that much nearer to expert status when it comes to google android .

Maybe Asus was inspired by this hack, but the idea of a simplified, cell-enabled netbook computer—tablet please—is very appealing. Something like the iPhone, but with a larger screen. I would like to have one for sure.

Shih also says he likes the iPhone and the job Apple is doing, and he is looking for Asus to create a simple device that can be "put in the pocket, play MP3s, offer GPS services, works like a PDA and offers Mobile TV altogether"

So now you know a little bit about google android . Even if you don't know everything, you've done something worthwhile: you've expanded your knowledge.

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