Tuesday, November 04, 2014

Lenovo 13-inch YOGA Tablet 2

Lenovo announces new 13-inch YOGA Tablet 2:

YOGA Tablet 2 13 with Windows

"The YOGA Tablet 2 13-inch has a stunning Quad HD (2560 x 1440)IPS display and comes powered by an Intel Atom processor. It also features cinematic Dolby Audio surround sound with a 5W subwoofer and a Wolfson Master HiFi CODEC chip that optimizes audio processing for studio-quality noise reduction. I bet music and movies look and sound great on this! And it gets up to 15 hours of battery life!

The YOGA Tablet 2 13-inch with Windows (8.1) will be available beginning in November on Lenovo.com starting at $699.99 (U.S.)."

Microsoft "Garage"

Microsoft Garage:
"Hackers, makers, artists, tinkerers, musicians, inventors—
on any given day you’ll find them in The Microsoft Garage.

We are a community of interns, employees, and teams from everywhere in the company who come together to turn our wild ideas into real projects. This site gives you early access to projects as they come to life."

Microsoft Garage "Workbench" (projects)

Garage Series Archives - Office Blogs (Office 365 Apps / Stories)
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Office 365 SDKs for Android and iOS

New MS Open Tech SDKs Make it Easier to Connect Android and iOS Apps to Office 365 Services | MS Open Tech:

Android and iOS SDKs

HTML5 Recommendation milestone by W3C

HTML5 "spec" has finally reached recommendation status.
This covers DOM, but there are many more related standards
that are usually associated by HTML5 name...

Open Web Platform Milestone Achieved with HTML5 Recommendation

Celebrating HTML5 Recommendation with the W3C - IEBlog - Site Home - MSDN Blogs:

W3C Declares HTML5 Standard Complete | TechCrunch

space: old rocket explosion

Orbital Sciences may fast-track retiring its engines after rocket explosion — Tech News and Analysis:

Antares rocket explosion

Elon Musk's Mission to Mars | WIRED

"One of our competitors, Orbital Sciences, has a contract to resupply the International Space Station, and their rocket honestly sounds like the punch line to a joke. It uses Russian rocket engines that were made in the ’60s. I don’t mean their design is from the ’60s—I mean they start with engines that were literally made in the ’60s and, like, packed away in Siberia somewhere."