Welcome to another roundup post where we bring you all the happening news that we could not cover over the week. In this episode we have some pretty exciting news to share.
Microsoft Releases PhotoSynth
Microsoft unveiled their latest product (2 years in the making) called PhotoSynth to the public, this new application allows users to view images in a 3D format. Photosynth analyzes a set of photos of a place or an object for similarities each other, and uses that data to estimate where a photo was taken and build a model of the subject. It then re-creates the environment and uses that as a canvas on which to display the photos.
Microsoft is also offering 20GB free storage space to all its users, registration is free and open to general public.
Buy Office Ultimate at 91% discount
Microsoft has once again opened up the UltimateSteal where students can buy Microsoft office at a 91% discount, yes at a cool price of $60, to be eligible you need to have a valid .edu id and be a student of a US education institution.
CyberNet News reports that, this offer is also available in other countries, so you may want to check the post to see if your country is eligible for the Ultimate Steal.
Nokia N96 Released
With the over hyped and under sold launch of iPhone in India, Nokia silently slipped the N96 into the market. The phone builds where it left on the N95 adding additional storage space, jacking up the built-in storage to a cool 16GB. Along with that they also added a memory card slot for additional storage, this missing feature was severely criticized in the N95.
Yahoo Connected TV
Yahoo announced the availability of Yahoo Connected TV in partnership with Intel. The new initiative from Yahoo, allows user to add widgets to their TV. TV Widgets are small Web applications that make it easy to surf your favorites sites with your remote control. Watch Web videos, track your favorite teams or stocks, interact with friends and family, and stay current on news and information by clicking on the compact, interactive apps that sit on top of your normal TV picture.