Microsoft builds kinetic device for Window PCs

Kinect is a motion and voice technology initially designed as a feature add –on for the Xbox. This feature enables individuals to control games using body movement and like the popular Nintendo WII console, which works on the same principle.

The Kinect device has been altered for ‘near mode,’ where individuals can now sit in-front of a computer screen rather than stand in-front of a telly.

Can Apps make public data more readily available?

Since Apple coined the marketing phrase ‘There’s an App for that’, consumers have expected the ability to log onto the Apple store and purchase apps from a seemingly, never ending range of genres.

The government have recognised this and have recently awarded prizes to eight groups of University students, who had developed apps which utilised open public information.

‘Block 25’ – South Korea Takes Steps to Control Spam

Spam, put simply, is the process of sending unsolicited bulk messages indiscriminately. Spam is often sent from hijacked computers, which the email out messages to their address book, spreading the spam from what appears to be a trusted source. Spam creates security and storage issues, with many companies forced to take extra steps to avoid this unsolicited mail.

UK may Experience Digital Divide

Leading network providers have warned that the target to achieve 30Mbps by 2020 simply is not possible. Currently Fujitsu and BT, who are bidding to install super-fast fibre optic broadband in areas such as Wales, North Yorkshire and Cumbria, have stated that even with £530m of government funding, the broadband won’t cover all the areas proposed.

BCNS Wins GWAVA Award for Outstanding Partner of the Year

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Business Computing and Network Services Ltd (BCNS) and GWAVA Together Provide Secure Messaging solutions for Customers

BCNS, a successful IT solutions and support company based in Devon, is pleased to announce earning the U.K. top GWAVA partner of the year award 2011. GWAVA is a worldwide leader in messaging security and archiving and has strategic relationships with Microsoft, Novell, Kapersky and Research in Motion.