“Taiwan-based networking company D-Link posted its Q1 2011 results this past week, showing a slight dip year over year, but after adjustment and exchange rates between the U.S. dollar and the New Taiwan dollar, D-Link actually posted a slight gain. Read on for the breakdown … For Q1 2011, D-Link posted revenues that, in U.S. dollars, increased by 6.8 per cent; however, in NT dollars, D-Link posted a net revenue of NT$7.8 billion, a drop of 1.3 pe rcent year over year from NT$7.9 billion in 2010. D-Link’s net income for Q1 2011 dropped 6.8 per cent, down to NT$248 million from NT$255 million.”
Can you save money with cloud computing?
Larry Dignan provides some possible use case scenarios around the cloud.
“In a nutshell, the cloud is a no-brainer for: short-term and cyclical applications, apps that fluctuate and have variable use cases, companies that can throttle resources, enterprises that can use the cloud to leverage new businesses and save on capital spending.”
The Bloggie 3D, Sony’s 3D camera, now available
Ricardo Bilton shares the details about a new 3D camera from Sony.
“With 3D hitting movie theaters, smartphones, tablets, and game consoles, it was only a matter of time before Sony brought the technology to cameras as well. Sony is releasing the floodgates on its 3D Bloggie HD Camera, which the company announced at this year’s CES. At $250, the Bloggie 3D is one of the most affordable 3D cameras on the market. With the ability to record 4 hours of 1920 x 1080p HD video in full 3D, the Bloggie 3D seems like the ideal point-and-shoot for those looking for Avatar-quality 3D in a relatively slim package. The Bloggie 3D also features support for five mega-pixel still 3D images.”