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- 10/23/2014

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SQL SERVER SQL Server Compression Estimator Codeplex

I recently come across interesting tool called 'SQL Server Compression Estimator'. I find this tool very interesting. You can download this tool from CodePlex. This tool is pretty decent tool and I used it on couple of my personal server and it gave me good estimate. SQL Server Compression [...]


Samsung Developing New Tablet Displays

Samsung are developing a new 10.1 inch LCD display that has been designed especially for tablets. With a resolution of 2560 by 1600 pixels, the display has 300 pixels per inch, which gives it a resolution within the Apple “Retina” range.


VMware Is The New Microsoft, Just Without an OS

In the past 10 years VMware has executed a remarkable strategy to topple enterprise software incumbents and emerge as an ecosystem kingpin. Time and again, it seems as though VMware is beating Microsoft at its own game. But a look deeper reveals that is no surprise.


New Apple App Rules Cause Ripples

With new rules governing how third parties sell digital content on Apple Inc.'s App Store likely to kick in over the next couple of months, developers are scrambling to deal with the fallout.


31 New APIs: Google Tasks, Website Screenshots and MapQuest [...]

This week we had 31 new APIs added to our API directory including a music festival data lookup service, online collectibles marketplace, cloud based document conversion service, online payment processing service, text messaging service, content curation platform and electric vehicle charging point [...]


Google Adds News Near You -- Newspapers Still Nowhere

Google said Friday it has added location-based news to its mobile version of Google News -- not a huge development for the web giant, but another step towards offering news that is personally relevant to readers, something newspapers and other media outlets continue to struggle with.


Top 10 Awesome Android Features that the iPhone Doesn't Have

We love both Android and iOS, but the open nature of Android just means it can do things others just can't. Here are our favorite Android apps and features that you won't find on its Apple-clad brethren.


24 APIs Used in 7 Days: Facebook, Last.fm and Twitter

This past week 15 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 24 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include AccuWeather, Fitbit, ImmobilienScout24 and Rovi Cloud Services. The most often used APIs this week are Facebook, Last.fm and [...]


Why Social Media Tools Have a Place in the Classroom

The New York Times has an interesting piece on teachers incorporating social media tools in the classroom to prompt more participation from students who might not otherwise speak up. While many criticize the practice, I think these tools have a place in classrooms.


Urine't Going to Believe This: Researchers Develop Pee-Power [...]

Researchers at Ohio University are studying a new energy source you can produce yourself. They're studying the power of pee. It's something everyone does, every day. Even though urine is nearly 99 percent water, there is a lot of hydrogen in the remaining one percent from an organic compound called [...]







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