Archive for February 2012

Feb 26 2012 for 84th Oscar Academy Awards and Feb 27 for WMC, Which One Do You Prefer?

If you prefer to watch movies on your mobile phone, there are two big events you can not miss for sure: the 84th Oscar Academy Awards on Feb 26th, 2012 and the World Mobile Congress on Feb 27th, 2012.

The winners of 84th Oscar Academy Awards have already been revealed, check the flash slideshow and chart below to find out.

Documentary Feature Undefeated Documentary Short Saving Face
Film Editing The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Foreign Language Film Iran, “A Separation”
Makeup The Iron Lady Music (Original Song) “Man or Muppet” from THE MUPPET
Short Film (Animated) The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore Short Film (Live Action) The Shore
Writing (Adapted Screenplay) The Descendants Writing (Original Screenplay) Midnight in Paris

 

Above are the fabulous Oscar 2012 results but do not be overwhelmed too much cause we have another big event happening about the mobiles you are using every day!

Help Redefine Mobile on Feb 27th, 2012 Barcelona

Visit the WMC 2012 official website here or in person in Fira Montjuïc, Barcelona to know the general info, exhibitors, conference agendas, updated brochures and many other more contents that you will be interested in.

By the way, if you are a hard-core fan of HTC phones, WMC 2012 would be a great chance to witness the release/announcement of two latest HTC phones: HTC Ville and HTC Edge!

Thanks to the technology today, what an enjoyment to watch the Oscar-winning movies on the latest HTC phones!

iPad 3 Rumor-Based New Features, Release Data and Flash Support

Everything has Apple involved is going to be the hot topic, especially something not released yet. We are talking about iPad 3 exactly!

Apple iPad is definitely one of the best-selling tablets in the whole world, before the latest iPad 3 comes out, the previous iPad and iPad 2 have been sold millions and millions pieces, and that is a great drive to push iPad 3 to the market as soon as possible.

There are always rumors everywhere on the internet about the new features, the exact release date and the capability to support Flash or not of iPad 3, take it easy just for your reference and fun, and everything will be clear when iPad 3 really comes out. That won’t be long!

iPad 3 in general, will probably present:

A new, thinner and sleeker design, 20% smaller in size compared to the iPad 2;

A full touchscreen with HD display and a screen resolution of 2048 x 1536;

A lighter, longer-life but more expensive battery;

A wireless charging technology.

iPad 3 New Features in Depth

A6 Processor: quad-core ARM Cortex-A9 design.

iOS 5: the latest iOS 5 with more than 200 new features will take the mobile system on iPad 3 to a whole new level, especially for hosting the multi-touch gesture technology.

3D Feature and New Retina Display: retina display feature on Apple iPad 3 makes the screen resolution of the iPad3 will be 2048 x 1536 pixels, which guarantees text and graphics look smooth and continuous at any size.

An Improved Camera: 5MP camera with LED flash and 1080p or 720p video recording quality of 60 frames per second.

Better Fingerprint Proof: the patented technology to coat the screen with oleophobic materials, which can reduce the oil and fingerprints effectively.

iPad 3 Release Date Conjecture

All the rumors have pointed March 7th, 2012 would be a reasonable and possible release date for iPad 3 because it fits with the release schedule of previous Apple iPad. It is also reported that iPad 3 should be announced on the 7th and then be found in store in the US by March 16 and then become available for sales internationally by March 30th.

iPad 3 Flash Support

Whether iPad 3 will support Flash or not has been discussed for a long time. Before the official announcement, though I do not think it will happen, at least you have some options to make the iPad 3 Flash-friendly.

You can either use a Flash-supported browser or a Flash to iPad 3 Converter instead.

Welcome again, iPad 3, to the world!

Interesting Day and Date of Valentine’s Day in the Past and Future Years

We all know the Valentine’s Day falls on Feb 14th every year and that is not the interesting part.

Pay your attention to the day instead of date of Valentine’s Day in the past and future years, you will find something interesting. To illustrate in a specific way, refer to the chart below, which lists the date and day respectively of Valentine’s Day in the past 2 years and future 4 years.

Year Valentine’s Day Valentine’s Date
2010 Sunday February 14, 2010
2011 Monday February 14, 2011
2012 Tuesday February 14, 2012
2013 Thursday February 14, 2013
2014 Friday February 14, 2014
2015 Saturday February 14, 2015
2016 Sunday February 14, 2016

You will discover from 2010 to 2016, the day of Valentine’s Day is in particular order from Monday to Sunday except Wednesday! Coincidence or not, the number 3 in Chinese culture is very unlucky speaking of lovers and the relationship between the two. Therefore, the absence of the Wednesday here actually makes it more perfect and auspicious for the sweet Valentine’s Day!

Well, it is just my personal point of view and without any offense.

BTW, Win $99.95 Free Gift for Valentine’s Day campaign is currently on to celebrate Valentine’s Day 2012 and wish you good luck!

Introducing Several Media Players that Can Play Flash SWF File Directly

Flash SWF is the most popular video format that is widely applied to network. SWF format has small size and can be transferred very easily. All these advantages have made it one of the most commonly used formats by video websites.

It is more easier to watch flash SWF content online than anywhere else as long as you have the Adobe Flash Player pre-installed in your internet browser and most web browsers now did it already, for example, Google Chrome.

However, people are always trying to find ways that can play those flash SWF files offline, at anytime and anywhere they want. This blog today is exactly written for the purpose to introduce several popular media players with the power to play flash SWF directly on your computer.

Moyea Online Flash Downloader

Why: it can play and download both online and offline flash SWF files as long as you have a URL of it, the most important, it’s totally free!

How: all you have to do is to enter the webpage URL, the program will do the left. Click the Play button to play.

Moyea SWF to Video Converter

Why: professional flash SWF player, editor and converter, can proceed to convert any flash SWF file to popular video in a variety of formats.

How: import the flash SWF file you want to watch, use the Preview function button to play. Click Convert if you want to convert the current flash SWF file to other regular video formats.

Baidu Player (sorry they only have Chinese version at present)

Why: with perfect support to flash SWF file and other popular video and audio formats like WMV, AVI, MP4, RMVB, MKV and MP3, WAV respectively.

How: just like how you play the regular video: import the flash SWF file saved on your computer or enter the URL if it is available, click Play button to play.

These are 3 possible ways to play flash SWF files directly and instantly, please let me know if you have more to add. Try it and enjoy!

Some Ideas about What Gifts to Give for Valentine’s Day 2012

Of course we have to divide this blog into two parts: the best Valentine’s Day gift ideas for man and for woman!

For man if he loves drinking beer:

For man if he is a computer geek:

For man if he loves playing golf:

For man if he has passion on music:

For man if he cares his apparel:

For woman if she loves handbags:

For woman if she follows trendy glamour:

For woman if she likes to do sports:

For woman if she is a hostess diva:

So, hopefully you can find the best from our recommendation lists for yourself or your another half as the Valentine’s Day is approaching and we encourage you to be inspired and DIY the Valentine’s Day gifts as well.

Pick the right gifts and enjoy the upcoming Valentine’s Day!

Valentine’s Day Romance is in the Air with Lovely Flash Animations

Everything is just sweet in February for the sweetest Valentine’s Day that falls on Feb 14th, 2012.

Have too much sweet words to say to your loved one, have thousands of roses prepared for it or have delicate gifts ready to give, it is all the romance that your another half can not resist! Try to put the romance in the air this year by sending him/her some funny and lovely Valentine’s Flash animations listed below.

Lovely Card: this is a very funny flash animation for Valentine’s Day and it asks for a little bit talent to make it work. Figure it out by yourself first before clicking the hint button. That’s quite tricky!

Bee Mine: this is just as sweet as honey! 3 lovely bees singing and dancing on the honey and the love words are revealed when it comes to the end: bee mine and I love you, honey!

Sweeties: another cute and lovely Valentine’s Day greeting featuring several little mice presenting various sweet Valentine gifts like chocolate, roses, love cakes, flower petals and lollipops. They just have all you want for this lover’s day.

There are more Valentine’s Day flash animations on the internet, however, you do not have to wait until that day to tell your lover or your close friends that your life is so much wonderful and sweet with you in it! Have a sweet Valentine’s Day!