Swarmcast said its technology can help a viewer download movies, music or television episodes to their computers up to 10 times faster than usual. Such technologies are viewed as key to help Internet media proliferate, by making it easier for viewers to access entertainment off the Internet.
“Cell-phone and laptop batteries could last up to 50 percent longer, thanks to a new type of display technology. It could allow cell-phone, digital-camera, and laptop makers to develop power-saving displays that could dynamically adjust their backlight and color intensity based on the color and brightness of the content.”
Nestled on the 24th floor of the Empire State Building, MetroNaps has become a haven for the stressed cubicle dweller. As a society, most of us don’t get enough sleep,” says Rita Cheek, a professor at Montana State University in Bozeman who studies napping. “There is no single napping period that is most restful.
While small children typically take naps in the afternoon, our culture generally frowns upon mid-day sleep. However, even in those who get enougth sleep, many people experience a natural decrease in drowsiness in the afternoon, about 8 hours after waking.
Reserch shows that you can make yourself more alert, reduce stress and improve cognitive functioning with a nap. Mid-day sleep, or a
The reason for the delay is that Youtube will be encoding all of their videos into a “H.264 streaming-efficient compression format” specifically for the Apple TV. All of Youtube’s videos are currently encoded in Flash Video (FLV) format…. Interesting coincidence: both the iPod and iPhone can play H.264 encoded video, but not flash.
“Joost is a piece of software and it can reside on a variety of platforms
… It could be on a television set-top box. Or potentially it could be imbedded in a TV set with an Ethernet connection, or on a mobile phone, or in some alternative device that might come out in the future. The flexibility is really high.”