Samsung Release VGA 5cm Screen

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Date: Wednesday, August 16th, 2006, 11:00
Category: Digital Camera

samsung-sigma-300.jpgSamsung have announced that it has developed the industry’s first 1.98” LCD panel to achieve 640 x 480 pixels (VGA resolution).
This means that camera and mobile phone-size screens will be able to display images at 300 dots-per-inch, three times that of most LCD displays, and ten times that of many plasma screens. The practical outcome of this is that text will remain legible at smaller sizes, and more data can be viewed without ‘panning and scanning’.
I’m looking forward to the time when PDAs (and laptops) come with screens with this (and greater) resolution. The primary benefit will be that text can be displayed at qualites that approach those of the printed page.
(Contributed by: Brett Jordan)

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The Apple Core: Apple tops customer satisfaction index

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Date: Wednesday, August 16th, 2006, 10:26
Category: The Apple Core

acsi-criteria.jpgCNet’s Tom Krazit reports that Apple Computer has been chosen as having the best customer satisfaction “among computer individual vendors” in a new study. Apple earned a score of 83 – a 2.5 percent improvement over last year. Dell improved on its 2005 score by 5.4 percent to garner a 78.
Read the rest of the story on my ZDNet Blog: The Apple Core.

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Changes in Boot Camp 1.1 beta

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Date: Wednesday, August 16th, 2006, 00:17
Category: Software

Boot Camp 1.1 beta contains many updates and is intended for all new and previous Boot Camp beta users.

Boot Camp 1.1 beta includes:

  • Support for the latest Intel-based Macintosh computers
  • Easier partitioning using presets for popular sizes
  • Ability to install Windows XP on any internal disk
  • ISight camera support
  • Support for built-in microphones
  • Right-click when pressing the right-hand Apple key on Apple keyboards
  • Improved Apple keyboard support including Delete, PrintScreen, NumLock, and ScrollLock keys

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