Premium-Inhalt. The nonprofit group Consumer Watchdog on Friday that Google give users of its search engine the ability to "opt out" of leaving personal data, such as IP addresses, on Google's servers.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple confirmed a glitch that prevents some users from updating their Mac OS X Leopard machines using the built-in software update mechanism.
Premium-Inhalt. In a surprise about-face, the said Friday that it will no longer pursue its of filing large numbers of lawsuits against individuals for alleged music piracy.
Premium-Inhalt. I'm just as bummed as you are (and that last year's Expo was apparently Steve Job's last), but I am a little shocked by the Mac community's reaction to what was ultimately a business decision.
Premium-Inhalt. Mozilla issued a final update to Friday, making good on a promise earlier this week when it forgot to include a patch in the Windows version of the browser.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft released an emergency patch for the Internet Explorer flaw this week after Chinese security researchers accidentally posted the attack code for it last week, but that isn't stopping the damage. More consternation was created by word from Apple that it is bailing out of the Macworld Conference & Expo after the 2009 event in a few weeks and CEO Steve Jobs will not be giving the keynote speech.
Premium-Inhalt. If you use a laptop on battery power, you're probably well aware of its penchant for slightly dimming the screen after a period of inactivity. This dimming helps reduce energy consumption, thereby stretching battery life. It can also be very annoying when it happens in the middle of reading a long story on a web page, for instance. To remove the annoyance, you can permanently disable this feature, as you may already know. Just open the Energy Saver System Preferences panel, select Battery settings, click the Options tab, then uncheck 'Automatically reduce the brightness of the display before display sleep.'
Premium-Inhalt. Video game maker Electronic Arts (EA) said Friday it plans to cut 1,000 jobs, or 10 percent of its workforce, after announcing in October it would cut just 6 percent.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft Thursday rolled back a recent change to Windows Live , more than a month after users had complained bitterly about a new interface the company debuted in September.
Premium-Inhalt. Just when you thought the iPod accessory market had seen it all, a company called David Steele Enterprises announced the - a fully functioning FM Transmitter add-on that doubles as a digital alcohol breathalyzer. That's right, folks- this little gizmo not only transmits your music wirelessly to your car stereo, it also tells you whether or not you're "cool to drive."
Premium-Inhalt. There are really just three certainties in life: death, taxes, and the fact that if you ever write anything remotely negative about Apple and/or Steve Jobs -- no matter how richly deserved -- you will catch hell from the fanboys.
Premium-Inhalt. I don't know how it does it, but is a remarkable piece of iPhone / iPod Touch software that can decipher a photo (either taken by SnapTell or in your camera roll) of any book, DVD, CD or video game cover and tell you what the product is. Not only that, it will also link you to the product's listing on Amazon, eBay, Wikipedia and more. Great stuff--when it works.
Premium-Inhalt. America's presidential election is over, and we can all be grateful for that. But in politics, the race never really ends.
Premium-Inhalt. Three Texas men have been sentenced to prison terms for their role in selling counterfeit software worth US$2.5 million, the U.S. Department of Justice said.
Premium-Inhalt. Brocade Communications on Friday completed its acquisition of Foundry Networks, a deal that brings a solid Ethernet LAN company into a giant of storage-area networks.
Premium-Inhalt. It's for special occasions just such as this that we visit the six separate banks in which we keep our safe deposit boxes (their numbers chosen from the Fibonacci sequence, naturally). In them? Nothing less than the segments of our mightiest weapon for combatting the spread of litigation across our fair world. I refer, of course, to the MacUser Gavel O' Justice.
Premium-Inhalt. One of the simplest is packing the kids in the minivan with a thermos of hot cocoa and a plate of cookies and driving by a holiday light display.
Premium-Inhalt. Every year, the Internet is flooded with gift guides on what to buy. The better ones, such as Computerworld's, " ," show you the results of careful consideration by experts who cherry pick the best of the best in each category.
Premium-Inhalt. Enterprise IT executives looking to cut expenses in 2009 will consider , but industry watchers argue moving from fixed to variable costs could also result in unreliable services, unpredictable outcomes and financial woes.
Premium-Inhalt. I've been attending regularly since about 1991 or so, first as a civilian, then as a booth worker, and, for the past decade or so, as a journalist. I've seen the show evolve and change a lot over the years.
Premium-Inhalt. Over the years, various editor's here have espoused their preference in the way of program launchers--Dan Frakes prefers , Dan Miller relies on , while I find to be indispensible. Since that piece was written, Butler has found a .
Premium-Inhalt. Steve Jobs sneezes, and the rest of the world takes to bed with pneumonia. That's the way it seemed this week, as rumors real and imaginary swirled over the future of Apple, its savior, and the Macworld Expo. But Apple wasn't the only story. Also on the radar: Google gets into a tussle over net neutrality, Microsoft fixes yet another near-fatal flaw in Internet Explorer, and researchers discover that many women prefer browsers to trousers. Think you've got a handle on the world of tech? Show us your stuff by nailing this quiz. Correct answers are worth 10 points. Ready? Then let's get this party started.
Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday filed an antitrust lawsuit against Microsemi alleging that its acquisition of Semicoa would reduce competition for the development and manufacturing of certain semiconductors used by the military and space program.
Premium-Inhalt. Research In Motion announced financial results on Thursday that matched a warning it gave earlier this month, but executives said sales of the BlackBerry Storm touch-screen handset and other new products are brightening the company's future.
Premium-Inhalt. I’ve been for several years. What bothers me the most about blogs is that, for the most part, they all look the same. However, I was excited a couple of weeks ago when that was selling professionally built WordPress themes.
Premium-Inhalt. NYSE Euronext Inc., the operator of the New York Stock Exchange, Euronext and several other stock exchanges, has adopted data warehousing appliances from and to accelerate its analysis of internal business and performance data.
Premium-Inhalt. Internet and telephone traffic between Europe and the Middle East and Asia was hampered Friday after three major underwater data lines were cut, according to France Telecom.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple Thursday acknowledged that some users have had problems updating their Macs to the newest version of Leopard, Mac OS X 10.5.6.
Premium-Inhalt. The Dell Adamo is definitely coming, as evidenced by Dell giving it featuring only the Adamo name and the words "coming soon." But what the Adamo will be is the subject of a fair amount of speculation.