Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Two new releases from Intel


Sept. 8, 2008: It has released a SATA Solid state drives (Intel® X25-E Extreme SATA Solid-State Drive (SSD)) based on Multi-level Cell NAND technology for laptops and desktop. Now 80GB is available. It says "The 80GB drive achieves up to 250MB per second read speeds, up to 70MB per second write speeds and 85-microsecond read latency for fast performance. The 80GB version is priced at $595 for quantities up to 1,000." Lets see whats going to be the future of this :)

For more info  : http://www.intel.com/pressroom/archive/releases/20080908comp.htm


It has launched the Fastest Processor on the Planet called Intel® Core™ i7. Intel® Core™ i7 Processor Provides Performance on Demand, Adds 'Turbo Boost' and 'Hyper-Threading' Technologies.

"The Core i7 processor is the first member of a new family of Nehalem processor designs and is the most sophisticated ever built, with new technologies that boost performance on demand and maximize data throughput. The Core i7 processor speeds video editing, immersive games and other popular Internet and computer activities by up to 40 percent without increasing power consumption."

For more info : http://www.intel.com/pressroom/archive/releases/20081117comp_sm.htm?iid=pr1_marqsub_corei7#story

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

How to type in Tamil (Unicode)

Since I am working on localization a lot, many people ask me that how to type in Tamil. I wrote a small passage on that published that on Joomla Tamil forum.
You can find that here : http://forum.joomla.org/viewtopic.php?f=545&t=349037

With that note I also have attached few other document that I have prepared on this.

N.B. The given link will direct u all to a forum in Joomla.org. I am the moderator of that forum :)