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Google-Picasa icon…if you upload photos in a format of maximum 2048 x 2048 pixels and upload videos up to 15 minutes length, you will get it! This is true for Picasa users with a Google+ profile. If you do not have a Google+ profile the upload limit is 800 x 800 pixel for free uploading photos, for video it is the same as with a Google+ profile. Detailed information can be found on Picasa help.

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Last week a friend of mine bought a brand new 2012 model Samsung LED TV UE40ES6710 together with the Samsung Smart TV Camera CY-STC1100 with 720p HD and the Samsung Smart Wireless Keybord VG-KBD1000, especially for using Skype on TV! For more detailed information see Skype on Samsung TV.


Two things are very interesting: First, On the Skype pages there is not single Samsung TV recommended for the use of Skype on TV. Second, the Skype camera for the 2012 models, recommende by Samsung itself, is Smart TV Camera VG-STC2000, this means for the ES6710, too. The compatability list, provided by Samsung, is given in the following:

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OwnCloud offers a novel service to access, sync and share your own data on a server of your choosing, that means on your own private cloud / iCloud. OwnCloud plays with the threads of clouds services with unknown places where your data is stored. Sounds interesting, but is, on the one hand, cloud computing really so unsecure, and, on the other hand, ownCloud really safe? Some, like Pascal Junod, say the later is not…