• September 6, 2019 /  Computer Technology, Software

    Accela, Inc., the leading provider of civic engagement solutions for government agencies, announced today that its Civic Hero app is now available for Windows 8. With Civic Hero for Windows 8, Accela is providing entire communities with an innovative app that empowers citizens to report non-emergency community issues such as graffiti, potholes, or damaged public property to local government.

    “We’re very excited that Civic Hero is now available on Windows 8,” said Maury Blackman, Accela President and CEO. “This opportunity provides an amazing user experiences and offers features that will delight our user base. Now more government agencies and citizens will be able to access our expanding platform of applications and will realize the true value of citizen engagement. We look forward to continuing to work closely with Microsoft to bring additional apps to market.”

    By using their Windows 8 devices, citizens can simply select the type of issue they are reporting, take or add a quick photo or comment and they are done. Citizens can also review and comment on issues reported by others. Government agencies will benefit from utilizing Civic Hero in the following ways:

    • Automatic report routing to only receive service requests within your jurisdiction and areas of responsibility.
    • Tight integration with Accela Automation, allowing agencies to leverage the workflow engine to assign and track reports.
    • Prioritization of reported issues through community feedback.
    • Elimination of duplicate requests.
    • Good will from citizens when they utilize a convenient and useful app that makes communicating with government easy and efficient.

    “Civic Hero for Windows 8 offers significant benefits to government agencies and citizens by enabling a fast and transparent method for reporting non-emergency issues,” said Steve Jenkins, senior director of government partners, Microsoft Worldwide Public Sector. “Accela’s easy-to-use app helps cities, citizens and government employees stay engaged with their communities on their Windows 8 devices with convenient access virtually anywhere.”

    The Windows 8 version of Civic Hero joins existing versions deployed on leading mobile platforms including iOS and Android. For more information on Accela’s mobile applications, including Civic Hero, visit www.accela.com/civic-apps.

    About Accela

    Accela, Inc. provides the leading civic engagement platform, powering thousands of services and millions of transactions daily for large and small public agencies worldwide. We connect government to people and accelerate and streamline land management, licensing, asset management and public health and safety processes. Accela’s Civic Cloud includes a complete platform, both packaged and tailored solutions and cloud-based, office, mobile and social applications to support government agency, business and citizen needs. Accela is headquartered in San Ramon, Calif., with international offices in Australia and the United Arab Emirates. For more information, visit www.accela.com.

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  • September 3, 2019 /  Computer Technology, Hardware

    New Delhi: Asus announced the launch of the Transformer Book TX300 in India at Rs 91,999. The company claims it to be the world’s thinnest Window 8 tablet and detachable notebook.

    The Asus Transformer Book is a 13.3-inch notebook with a detachable tablet which has a Full HD IPS touch panel and a 178 degree viewing angle. It comes with an Intel Core i5 processor. The Asus Transformer Book is available with Windows 8 Professional.

    It can either be used as a Windows 8 multi-touch tablet or a notebook with keyboard and touchpad. It comes with two types of internal storage device. “As a tablet, the 128GB SSD means apps launch instantly for a slick and seamless Windows 8 experience, while ASUS WebStorage ensures easy access to secure cloud storage when travelling far and wide. Connect Asus Transformer Book to its notebook dock and it instantly becomes a fully functional notebook with up to a 500GB hard drive,” said the company.

    In Notebook Mode, the Asus Transformer Book features a backlit keyboard with ambient light control that automatically adjusts its brightness to suit the surroundings. it has up to five hours of battery life in full notebook mode and up to eight hours in tablet mode. It has a front 720p HD and a rear 5-megapixel camera.

    The Asus Transformer Book will be available in India across select Asus authorised retail outlets starting second week of July 2013.

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  • Sisco will buy software maker Sourcefire

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    September 2, 2019 /  Computer Technology, Software

    Jakarta (ANTARA News) – Sisco System said it will buy software company Sourcefire Inc. for about $ 2.7 billion to improve the network security services.

    Sisco will pay 76 dollars for each share of Sourcefire, 28.6 percent higher than the closing market price premium 59.08 dollars Monday, Reuters said in a report on Tuesday.

    The networking equipment company said the deal would likely close the second quarter of 2013 and estimates that there will be a dilution thin on non-GAAP earnings in fiscal year 2014.

    Sisco has been losing market share in network security last year, lower than the more innovative rivals such as Networks Inc., Check Point Software Technologies, and Palo Alto Networks Inc..

    Sisco compete in Web applications, social media and video streaming that require security protection is more complex than traditional firewalls.

    RBC Capital Markets analyst Robert Breza said the deal would eliminate a key competitor in the market for Check Point, Fortinet, and Palo Alto, but also strengthen the position of Sisco in the industry.

    It would also create a major competitor in the network security industry, he said, adding that Sourcefire will bring the technology of real-time network awareness (RNA) and intrusion prevention system (IPS) to Sisco.

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  • Share Printer Access Windows 8

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    September 1, 2019 /  Computer Technology, Hardware

    Increasingly diverse operating systems. Therefore, do not be surprised if within a network can terdisi from a variety of devices. Plus, gadgets and electronic devices now have the ability to pass network connectivity.

    If the operating system both Windows or Linux fellow, it’s still easy. For use can be done without much trouble. Well if there are some who use the operating system Windows 8 and some of them have access to a printer via the Linux how dong? Easy! This tutorial.

    Step 1:

    Workgroup liken this step similar to when we want to share files across operating systems. We must do this step in Windows 8:

    1. Create Same Workgroup. On the Start screen, click System Settings on the right side and click on System in the left side. Click the Change Settings.

    2. In the System Properties window go to the Computer Name tab and see the workgroup name there. Compare with information workgroup name in Windows 8. If the same, you can jump straight to step 4. If different, follow the first 3 steps.

    3. Click the Change button that is on the Computer Name tab. After that, in the Computer Name Changes window, click the Workgroup menu in the box if the Member in the column below, the contents of the same name with a Linux workgroup. Press OK to save the changes. When prompted, restart the PC in order to connect with the new workgroup.

    Next, use the same naming workgroup with Linux.

    Step 2:

    To put the printer on Windows 8

    Divide and put the printer is not difficult to access. On the Start screen, type in Device and Printers, click Settings and then click the icon. Figure 4. Right-click the printer you want to dibagipakaikan then select “Printer Properties”. In the Properties window, select the Sharing tab and place a check in front of the “Share this printer”. Figure 5. Click “OK” to save changes.

    Step 3:

    Configuring Linux For Linux printer can be accessed through, it is time configuration on Linux. We will be using Ubuntu as the most popular Linux ditro. Here’s how:

    1. Click the menu System> Administration> Printing to open the printer management window.

    2. In the Printer Configuration window, click the “New” button. Ubuntu will search for the printer on the network.

    3. Once the search is complete, Ubuntu will display all the printers on the network are detected. If printermu not listed, click the “Windows Printer via SAMBA” on the left panel. IN the right side window, type the workgroup name created in step 1, and then click “Browse”.

    4. Explore the SMB workgroup that appears in the browser, select the computer name, then click on the name of the printer that has dibagipakaikan then click “OK”.

    5. You will be taken back to the previous window. Click the “Verify ..” to ensure the printer can be accessed by Ubuntu. If successful, you will get the message “Print Share Verified” like in the picture. If at this stage you have failed, try to go back to step 2 to ensure the printer configuration has been done correctly.

    6. Click “OK” and “Forward”.

    7. Now you will see a window with three options: Choose the printer from the database, providing PPD file, or do a search in the printer driver

    Choose the first option and then check whether the driver for printermu already teredia. If printermu not listed

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  • Toshiba launches 6 New Notebooks at Once

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    August 31, 2019 /  Computer Technology, Hardware

    JAKARTA – Toshiba continues to flood the market with the latest line of notebooks. Unmitigated, the Japanese manufacturer is introducing six champion as well as to the Indonesian market.
    Toshiba seems to deliberately give broad options to consumers on the need for a portable PC. Six new hero is introduced, among others, Z10t Portege, Qosmio X70, S40 Satellite, Satellite P50, Satellite C40, and Satellite L40.
    “Purity, Metal, Functional Elegance, Intuition, and Technology. Those are some basic designs that we apply to our newest line of laptops,” said Gregory Beh, Product Specialist, PC Product Marketing, Computer Systems Division, Toshiba Singapore, in Introducing New Toshiba Notebook PC’s Line Up, in Jakarta, Thursday (07/04/2013).
    He added that the six portable PC is Toshiba’s line up of products that are available in the market this month. “This year we are still concentrating on notebooks,” said Beh.

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  • Google Nexus 7 Generation 2, Pack Full HD Screen And Processor Quad-Cor

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    August 30, 2019 /  Computer Technology, Hardware

    Last year, many manufacturers began to play with the seven-inch tablet and the price competition is getting fierce. Google hit the market with the launch of the first Nexus tablet, named Nexus 7. Now, the biggest search engine in the world announced the second generation of its flagship tablet. Changes in what is offered?

    Nexus 7 2 7 Generation Google Nexus 2, Pack Full HD Screen And Processor Quad Core tablet pc computer news
    Still manufactured by ASUS and uses soft touch material on the back side, second-generation Nexus 7 carries a smaller design. Although the screen size remains the same, the Nexus 7 II appear slimmer and lighter. Compared to previous Nexus 7, bezel or frame is now thinner 2.8 mm, 1.8 mm thinner body and lighter weight 50 grams. To display sector, the resolution increased to 1920 × 1200 pixels with a density of 323 ppi or 50% denser than the predecessor model.

    Also a significant increase in performance. The second-generation Nexus 7 processor quad-core Krait Snapdragon S4 Pro with 1.5 GHz speed, capacity is doubled to 2GB RAM, and Adreno 320 graphics cards. Unlike the previous model, this time carrying the Nexus 7 rear 5MP resolution camera that can record 1080p video and 1.2 MP sensor on the front of the camera.

    This time Google immediately offers two models of the Nexus 7, WiFi and 4G LTE. WiFi model comes in a choice of 16GB capacity priced at $ 230 and 32GB at U.S. $ 270, while the 4G LTE models are only offered with capacities of 32GB and priced at U.S. $ 350. Google plans to start marketing its new seven-inch tablet on July 30. Hopefully not too late to Indonesia as the first generation of Nexus 7 newly announced into Indonesia after a year.

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  • Nokia Asha Series 4 Can Now WhatsApp

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    August 28, 2019 /  Computer Technology, Hardware

    Nokia has released an update (update) for large-scale software Asha series phones. In this update, a series of feature phones that are able to enjoy the service WhatsApp chat application.

    The series for the first time getting support WhatsApp application is Asha 305, Asha 306, dual-SIM variant of Asha 308, and Asha 310.

    Thus, the Asha series is now able to use the application WhatsApp is Asha 201, 206, 300, 302, 303, 305, 306, 308, 309, 310, and 311.

    In addition, this software firmware update also improves the ability of e-mail exchanges, YouTube launcher, and an increase in social experience.

    Some features, such as quoted from GSM Arena, Wednesday (10/07/2013), it will be available specifically for a particular model. However, this update will be available for all the Asha phones are equipped with touch screen.

    This update is available over the air (OTA). If you do not want to do the update by the way, the user can also do it through the computer using Nokia Suite application.

    If you want to update by OTA, users simply go to the “Menu”, select “Settings”, “Phone”, and “Device Updates”. As a final step, select “downl.phone sw”.

    Just for advice, sometimes quite large software update files. Therefore, use WiFi networks to reduce the cost of credit.

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