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Todoist is a service for managing tasks and things to do in a simple or minimalist simple and effective way. The task manager has the particularity to be present on many platforms: starting with mobile applications on Android and iOS, via desktop applications for Windows and Mac, plus extensions Chrome, Firefox, Outlook, Thunderbird and the classic web version.

If the free offer which already allows to manage an unlimited number of tasks, organize into sub-tasks and enjoy the many applications and extensions, the pay offer offers additional features such as some interesting reminders via email and SMS, adding notes (or comments if you prefer), the advanced search and the ability to add emails as tasks.

Todoist Premium costs $ 29 per year in normal times but the service currently offers a discount of 50% or $ 14 per year, from January 8 to 10, 2013. This service is undoubtedly one of the best task managers, although there are of course other solutions as effective. But it's like the tastes and colors, it is not discussed - each with their preferences.

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Ballo, small balls in his magic

Ballo is a small speaker bullet shape that produces an excellent sound quality. This is the result of a collaboration between the brand Objects You Obsess (OYO) and the design duo  Fabian Bernhard and Thomas Burkard.

The speakers are compatible with most devices with an audio jack of 3.5 mm and operate with a rechargeable lithium battery. They come on automatically when they are connected.

The Ballos available in 10 colors and are available for $ 30.20 on the site OYO.


Wikipedia: a true-false war published five years

An article well detailed and referenced on a battle in India fabricated stayed 5 years on the online encyclopedia.

Many are wary of Wikipedia . And because one of your friends or yourself have probably once tried writing nonsense on the online encyclopedia. Some are even days, even months, before being removed by a moderator.

Usually the nonsense they therefore disappear after a while. But there are fakes that have a hard life. "Conflict of Bicholim" is an example. This article describes a battle in India fabricated remained no less than 5 years before being removed!

It was an article on the 1640-1641 conflict, which pitted the Portuguese rulers of Goa (South India) and Indian Maratha empire. Launched in July 2007, the deception was not discovered until last December.

False credentials

"After careful consideration and some research, I came to the conclusion that this article was a hoax, a hoax intelligent and developed," explained ShelfSkewed the reader behind the discovery of the fake. He also revealed that the sources used in the article were all invented, making it difficult to detect moderators of the hoax.

This hoax is nevertheless not the first to be kept in line so long. Gaius Flavius ​​one on Antoninus, who allegedly participated in the assassination of Julius Caesar, took eight years.

Recall, however, that Wikipedia is an encyclopedia compiling articles created and edited by volunteer contributors anonymous. By its nature, Wikipedia can be easily trolled by malicious users.

Huawei unveils world's largest smartphone

Chinese automaker introduced the Ascend Mate, a smartphone with a screen of 6.1 inches. We approach more tablet!

Huawei wants to impose on the market tabphones these devices halfway between tablet and smartphone. He has conquered with his share of Ascend Mate he has unveiled at the largest exhibition of consumer electronics, the CES in Las Vegas.

To dethrone Samsung's Galaxy Note 2, Huawei has focused on the size of the machine ... Ascend Mate has indeed a screen of 6.1 inches with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. This makes it the largest smartphone in the world. By comparison, the Note 2 has only a 5.5 inch screen, while the tablet Google Nexus 7 features a 7-inch screen. It also features the dimensions of 16.51 x 8.63 x 1 cm to 198 grams. It will therefore have very large paws to manipulate such a device.

Big battery also

Under the hull, there is a home Hi-processor Silicon quadcœur, clocked at 1.5 GHz, an 8-megapixel camera on the back and another 1 megapixel front. A huge 4050 mAh battery will power the smartphone led by Android 4.1. Chinese manufacturer promises that this autonomy of 13 hours call is provided (two days in normal use).

The Ascend Mate is available in black and white and will be available in China from February 2013. Huawei has not yet communicated its price or its availability.

Free Unlimited Mobile extends the DOM

Free Mobile has announced that unlimited calls to terminals in the overseas departments (excluding Mayotte) are now included in their packages.

The inhabitants of Guadeloupe, French Guiana, Martinique and Reunion can now be more easily contacted on their mobile. Free Mobile has announced that there is more overhead for calls to the DOM, except for Mayotte.

Calls to landlines as mobile phones are included in the offers unlimited calling. This includes Free Mobile customers and also those of the Freebox Revolution.

"Subscribers to the Freebox V5 or unbundled fiber subscribe or have subscribed to the "Calls to mobiles" benefit from this new service under this option," says Free Mobile in a statement.

As for the package to 2 euros per month, the operator indicates that calls to overseas departments prove taken into account at no extra cost in the limited time available.

Samsung: Still more benefits

According to an analysis from Reuters, Samsung is expected to announce a net profit of € 6.3 billion for the fourth quarter of 2012. An impressive result achieved thanks to strong sales of its Galaxy Tab 2.

Every minute, 500 Samsung sells phones in the world. A pace that has made ​​him the number one worldwide in this sector last month. According to Reuters , the Korean giant has broken all records, recording a profit of 8,800 billion won (about 6.3 billion) in the fourth quarter, nearly 89% more than the year Previous. Samsung should confirm this amount by announcing its quarterly results on January 25.

This colossal figure, he owes it to its mobile division, including that of smartphones. The Galaxy S3 is indeed sold over 15 million units between October and December 2012. Note that the high-end Samsung did better the previous quarter, with 18 million units sold.

S4 in February

In fact, it is thanks to the Galaxy Note 2 Korean boosted sales. Popular overseas, it exceeded 8 million deliveries in the fourth quarter. By including 37 smartphones from Samsung, the manufacturer has passed a total of 63 million phones in three months, against 56 million in the previous quarter.

Sales S3 should, however, continue to falter, but the Korean has already anticipated the move. A new generation of high-end smartphone should be presented during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February. The Samsung Galaxy S4 and should make its appearance. According to analysts quoted by Reuters, Samsung will continue to grow at 35% and widen its lead over Apple in 2013.

The App Store passes the 40 billion downloads

Apple announced that it had crossed the symbolic threshold of 40 billion downloads recorded on its store applications.

Apple still has an edge over Google. The Apple brand has announced that it surpassed the 40 billion applications downloaded via its online store. In total, the Cupertino company has paid developers to 7 billion dollars.

The App Store has particularly strong growth last year, Apple said. Indeed, in 2012, the group recorded nearly half of total application downloads for iPhones, iPads and iPods.

Play overtaken by Google

Moreover, the online store has a new record last December, with nearly 2 billion copies of purchased software. "This has been an incredible year for the community of developers for iOS" Eddy Cue, the One of the leaders of the App Store.

Present in 155 countries, the Apple Store now has over 500 million active accounts and 775,000 applications available. For its part, the Google Play remains slightly above applications with 800,000, but announced that it has surpassed the 25 billion last September (against 20 billion in June). The number of downloads should have exceeded 30 billion early this year. If Apple still maintains its leading position in this field, the gap is narrowing gradually.

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