I recently discovered that I have a fascination with portable power banks. I managed to acquire one from a friend and have found it invaluable. So I took to researching them and after several days of study I can definitely tell you that I still have no idea which Portable Power Bank is the best. There are just so many options, both great and poor.
I will admit that despite being a Google Fanboy, I don’t often use Google Shopping to find good deals and well-documented information on products. Sadly, Google’s technique needs some work. However, Amazon does an excellent job of making products easy to read about and buy. Not to mention that their Product Reviews feature is excellent.
And although Amazon does have good information, it’s still sometimes hard to find a solid and reliable product, even if it has good reviews. The market for portable power banks is busy to say the least.
Wow, okay it’s been a long time since I’ve posted a GOMH, but this is a long awaited idea for me. I don’t know how many of my readers have DISH, but I’ve had it for years and it’s still my favorite media delivery company. DISH has rocked the entertainment industry with the Hopper DVR and the app has always been very good, but it’s just gotten a bit better.
The possibilities for the use of Google Fiber appear to be endless. Google Fiber is one of the fastest and least expensive, high bandwidth services available to residents of the United States. But what exactly does that mean?
There are thousands, if not tens of thousands of activities that can be utilized on the web, but most of these do not use more than, at the most, 5 Megabits per seconds (5 Mbps). Who would use more than 5 Mbps?
If the new wonder-material, Graphene is all it’s cracked up to be, it could change the face of the Integrated Circuit (IC) industry. The promise of Graphene is that it will replace all the additional parts of the chip-making process. Apparently, the material can alter its properties based on its size and shape.
Researchers at UC Santa Barbara have created a digital mock-up of the design for an IC using Graphene alone. Supposedly it is possible to drastically decrease the percentage of materials needed when producing an IC from Graphene. Gone are the added conductors and semi-conducting added materials, that not only increase the complexity of the chip, but the cost as well.
Initial estimates on the potential for an all-Graphene IC have mentioned that it may be possible to increase current processor speeds from 3-4 GHz to 350-400 GHz, in the same space. As of yet no one has designed a chip that fits the expected model of the new ideal for the homogenous material. IBM did create one in 2011, but it was using the current model and proved nothing significant.
Google Play Store Nexus 5
Discovered by someone who reported this to Engadget, yesterday the Google Play Store had the Nexus 5, for a moment. It appears that the wrong information was put up and was immediately taken down. But in that short time we got a glimpse of the near future.
The accidental showing offered enough time for the observer to gather the presentation information on the device, but not much more. We do know from prior leaks about the processor, wireless data connection, display size, and storage capacity (2.3GHz Snapdragon 800, LTE, 4.95-inch, up to 32GB). And that from cryptic tweets the debut is likely to be on the 28th of October. Alas, the posting did not hang about for long. before all was well with the current Nexus 4 and gang.
With all these accidental showings of images and text, it makes one wonder if they’re accidents.