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SWONtech News, January 2012

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This is the SWONtech news update for January, 2012.

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SWONtech News, January 2012

  1. 1. SWONtech News January 2012 Nathan SwartzendruberSWON Technology Educator @SWONtech on Twitter nathan@swonlibraries.org
  2. 2. • Now Recordinghttp://www.flickr.com/photos/cverdier/5327383061/
  3. 3. • Now Recordinghttp://www.flickr.com/photos/divine_harvester/2769198067/
  4. 4. SlideShare.nethttp://www.slideshare.net/about
  5. 5. Vaporware & Nonsensehttp://www.engadget.com/2012/01/11/visualized-ces-behringer-inuke-boom-10000-watt-dock/
  6. 6. Laptops History: Netbookshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/27048731@N03/3056618560/
  7. 7. NetbooksSmall!Low Power(Processors & Batteries)Fewer Features, Ports(OS WinCE/XP, Linux)Low CostThe Competition:Tablets & Smartphones
  8. 8. Laptops Next: Ultrabookshttp://www.flickr.com/photos/13815526@N02/6258597663/
  9. 9. UltrabooksThin!Full Power, Full BatteriesSolid State DrivesFull Features(OS Win7, MacOS X)Small Screens, Few PortsThe Competition:All Other Laptops
  10. 10. Pricing Comparison Netbooks$300 $700 Ultrabooks $700 $1300
  11. 11. http://newsroom.intel.com/community/intel_newsroom/blog/2011/02/24/thunderbolt-technology-the-fastest-data-connection-to-your-pc-just-arrivedhttp://www.wi-fi.org/discover-and-learn
  12. 12. 10 Gigabits per second (USB2.0 is 480 Megabits per second) Connect Multiple Displays, Storage, Network, Peripheralshttp://arstechnica.com/gadgets/news/2012/01/will-2012-be-thunderbolts-year-devices-arrive-in-force-at-ces.ars?
  13. 13. 1 Thunderbolt Cable = $50 Belkin’s Thunderbolt Dock = $300http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/news/2012/01/will-2012-be-thunderbolts-year-devices-arrive-in-force-at-ces.ars?
  14. 14. New 802.11ac Draft Standard, >1Gbps 802.11n Maximum = 300Mbps New Networked Devices (802.11-old Compatible)http://www.nest.com/
  15. 15. Networked Deviceshttp://hothardware.com/Reviews/Kingston-WiDrive-Review-Add-Storage-To-Your-iOS-Device/http://arstechnica.com/gadgets/news/2012/01/hands-on-with-ubuntu-tv-above-and-below-the-hood.arshttp://www.engadget.com/2012/01/10/comcast-anyplay-ipad-app-xfinity-tv-launch-xoom-soon-ces-2012/
  16. 16. Networked Devices xPrintServer: iOS to Paperhttp://arstechnica.com/apple/news/2012/01/lantronix-xprintserver-makes-every-network-printer-airprint-ready.ars
  17. 17. Networked Devices OnLive Streams Microsoft Officehttp://www.engadget.com/2012/01/13/onlive-desktop-hits-the-itunes-app-store/
  18. 18. Color E-Readershttp://www.engadget.com/2012/01/12/hanvon-c-18-mirasol-e-reader-hands-on-video/http://www.engadget.com/2012/01/10/ectaco-jetbook-color-e-reader-hands-on-video/
  19. 19. JetBook Ectaco Color E-Ink Readerhttp://www.engadget.com/2012/01/10/ectaco-jetbook-color-e-reader-hands-on-video/
  20. 20. Mirasol Color E-Reader (Qualcomm)http://www.engadget.com/2012/01/12/hanvon-c-18-mirasol-e-reader-hands-on-video/
  21. 21. Bookeen Cybook Odyssey E-Ink Readerhttp://www.theverge.com/2012/1/12/2701221/bookeens-cybook-odyssey-announced-in-the-us-offers-high-speed-e-ink
  22. 22. B&N E-Reader Deal?http://www.barnesandnoble.com/u/NOOK-Bundle-NYT/379003397/
  23. 23. E-Ink Gets Androidhttp://blog.the-ebook-reader.com/2011/12/29/tutorial-sony-reader-prs-t1-gets-android-market-hack/
  24. 24. Nook Tablet, HP Touchpad, Android 4.0 & CyanogenModhttp://www.engadget.com/2012/01/14/nook-tablet-bootloader-bypassed-android-4-0-takes-its-first-ste/http://www.theverge.com/2012/1/13/2704561/hp-touchpad-cyanogenmod-9-android-4-ice-cream-sandwich
  25. 25. WiFi Protected Setup (WPS) = Vulnerablehttp://arstechnica.com/business/news/2012/01/hands-on-hacking-wifi-protected-setup-with-reaver.ars
  26. 26. Zappos.com Hacked (Names, Not CC#s) Security Tips: 1. Never store CC info in accounts 2. Never use same password for multiple websites 3. Avoid bad N@th@n2012Passwords 4. Use password software like 1Password or LastPasshttp://howsecureismypassword.net/http://www.theverge.com/2012/1/16/2710437/zappos-6pm-hacked
  27. 27. Mocality & Googlehttp://blog.mocality.co.ke/2012/01/13/google-what-were-you-thinking/
  28. 28. Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) Tabledhttp://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/news/2012/01/obama-administration-joins-the-ranks-of-sopa-skeptics.arshttp://news.cnet.com/8301-31921_3-57329001-281/how-sopa-would-affect-you-faq/

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