Showing posts from January, 2010

Apple's iPad

Apple Inc Chief Executive Steve Jobs took the wraps off the ''iPad'' tablet on Wednesday, looking to define a new category of wireless device that will play video, games and all sorts of other media.

Called the ''iPad,'' the device is Apple's biggest product launch since the iPhone three years ago, and arguably rivals the smartphone as the most anticipated in Apple's history.

The iPad has a near life-sized touch keyboard and supports Web browsing. It comes with a built-in calendar and address book, Jobs said.

Technology enthusiasts had expected to see a sleek, full-color, 10-inch gadget with a touchscreen interface and wireless connectivity, designed for snacking on all sorts of media from videos to games to electronic books and newspapers.

Internet 2009 in numbers

What happened with the Internet in 2009? How many websites were added? How many emails were sent? How many Internet users were there? This post will answer all of those questions and many more. Prepare for information overload, but in a good way.

We have used a wide variety of sources from around the Web. A full list of source references is available at the bottom of the post for those interested. We here at Pingdom also did some additional calculations to get even more numbers to show you.


* 90 trillion - The number of emails sent on the Internet in 2009.
* 247 billion - Average number of email messages per day.
* 1.4 billion - The number of email users worldwide.
* 100 million - New email users since the year before.
* 81% - The percentage of emails that were spam.
* 92% - Peak spam levels late in the year.
* 24% - Increase in spam since last year.
* 200 billion - The number of spam emails per day (assuming 81% are spam).


* 234 million - The number of websites as of December 2009…

2009 Third Generation Gadgets

Vuzix widescreen

The Vuzix widescreen Iwear are goggles with two build in LCD screens. When you hook the Vuzix up to a MP4 player or mobile phone, the images will be shown on the LCD screens. The biggest advantage of this technology is that all your surroundings contain of the images you are watching. This can be compared of watching a movie in the theatres. A must have when you travel a lot.

The Powermat is not just a design door mat. It is a device which is capable of charging your phone or MP3 player without using any wires. You have read it right, it is a wireless power transmitter. Just put your device on the mat and it will charge. Your friends will be blown away.

Philips DCP951
This Philips DCP951 is a portable DVD Player, something we our used to these days. Still this one has managed to stand out from the rest. The screen for instance is HD-Ready which means a higher quality than all the competitors. Besides that there is the possibility to plug in several headphones at o…

Kingfisher Calendar 2010

The calendar can be a highly sought after stepping stone to fame and fortune in Bollywood.

Anjali Lavanya, Esha Gupta, Gia Johnson Singh, Sonali Ruat...