On Wednesday, Google announced the launch of a new Web site designed to defend and pass some time in the endangered languages. The project is called “Languages in Danger“. According to a recent study, there are about 3000 languages in the process of estinzone, of which almost half still spoken in parts of the Earth.
Opera has released Opera 12, a new version for Windows, Linux and OS X. According to the browser maker Opera 12 is considerably faster than its predecessor. Opera 12 is available in 32bit and 64bit version for Windows, Linux and OS X.
3M recently introduced two new computer displays with multi-touch support. Offered as 24-inch and 27-inch multi-touch displays take interactive display technology to the next level with uncompromising multi-touch performance, brilliant high-definition graphics powered by LED backlights, wide viewing angles and elegant smart phone-like product design.
Microsoft has today announced availability of the Windows 8 Release Preview, what is expected to be the final milestone before the highly anticipated Windows 8 operating system is released. Windows 8 has become the most tested Microsoft operating system of all time, and with today’s release, it enters its final phase of development before it releases to manufacturing.
Raspberry Pi is testing a new version of its microPC with a 14-megapixel photo sensor, which from the first pictures released, seems to have a really high quality. The addition would make the Raspberry Pi suitable for home automation applications, or even advanced robotics, but it is likely that the final version has a smaller sensor, to contain costs.
The next update of the Chrome OS operating system provides the integration of cloud storage service Google Drive. Sundar Pichai – Senior Vice President of the Chrome project, in a recent interview has revealed that how this development will generate significant benefits for managing files, wherever you are. Drive, just presented by the company, is in fact a real remote file storage service that is opposed to the solutions of major competitors such as, for example, Microsoft SkyDrive or Apple icloud.
Bethesda has today released the first demo for RAGE onto Xbox Live. PS3 owners will be able to download the demo on December 6th. Bethesda’s launched a RAGE taster on Xbox Live Marketplace, nearly two months after the full game released. According to the demo description on the download, which is 2.03 gigabytes by the way, Rage will be discounted to just $29.99 between November 25th and November 27th at GameStop and other participating retailers.
After many, many months of hard work, Sony Computer Entertainment has announced that the Starhawk Private Beta will be live on PSN beginning Tuesday, November 22nd! According to Sony, the Private beta invites will be rolled out over a number of weeks leading up to Christmas and the New year, so if you miss the first round it is likely you will still get in before the year is out.