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Premium-Inhalt. A blind Boston-area teenager was sentenced to more than 11 years in prison Friday for hacking into the telephone network and harassing the Verizon investigator who was building a case against him.
Premium-Inhalt. The is a winner, offering significantly faster Web browsing, better tab handling, a host of interface tweaks and, like just about every other browser on the planet, a "porn mode." If you already use Firefox you'll want to upgrade right away. If you're not a Firefox user, this version represents a very good opportunity to give the browser a test run.
Premium-Inhalt. Calling The Pirate Bay's owners "sellouts" who made a "deal with the devil," users of the notorious torrent-tracking site expressed their frustrations across the Internet today. The cause of their ire, of course, was news that a (TPB) for $7.8 million. The buyer, , plans to turn TPB straight and end its reign as a haven for pirates who use the site to find--and illegally download--copyrighted content across the Net.
Premium-Inhalt. YouTube plans to soon switch all of its members to a redesign of its channel pages that it has been testing for several months, although many people want the Google video-sharing site to give them the option to keep the old layout.
Premium-Inhalt. Whenever I try to buy something from or redeem a gift code, I invariably get this message: Session Timeout. Then I have to "try again," which sometimes works and sometimes doesn't.
Premium-Inhalt. Mozilla's is off to a running start. The , boasting significant speed increases and a , was Tuesday morning. By mid-afternoon, the program had surpassed 1.6 million downloads worldwide and was steadily climbing, according to .
Premium-Inhalt. The high-tech industry might finally be hitting rock bottom, according to Forrester Research, which Tuesday forecast to decline by nearly 11% in 2009 before vendors and end-user organizations begin to see some signs of recovery later this year and early next.
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Premium-Inhalt. New power-efficiency specifications being implemented by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday could help consumers purchase energy-efficient electronics while cutting energy costs.
Premium-Inhalt. According to a , a newly-released iPhone 3GS became so hot during normal use, that its white case turned a bit brown. While this toasted iPhone has generated a lot of Internet buzz, let's keep it in perspective. So far as I know, it is the only instance of this happening. In other words, with , this overheated iPhone is one in a million. As such, I wouldn't worry that this is going to happen to your iPhone 3GS any time soon--if ever.
Premium-Inhalt. , the that allows you to navigate through online photos and video via a 3-D image wall, has been updated to version 1.1.1. New to this version is support for displaying Cooliris within tabbed windows, sharable URLs, and greater support for Flickr information and MySpace content.
Premium-Inhalt. Cloud-based has become a viable option for , but IT shops need to ask tough questions about data security and resiliency before committing to a vendor, analysts say.
Premium-Inhalt. What goes up must come down, and lately what's coming down are netbooks, as more and more articles talk about the compact computers . However, we can't blame netbooks for that. We can only blame vendors who overhype and customers who underbuy. Before you buy a smaller, cheaper and less powerful netbook, determine if you need a notebook instead. If so, you can spend about the same money and get more power, albeit in a larger package.
Premium-Inhalt. The professional division of Thomson Reuters, six months into a massive data center virtualization project using Cisco Systems Inc. gear, has already seen a payback on costs.
Premium-Inhalt. Back in 2004, noticed a problem in its customer service department, one that's typical in companies serving technical customer bases. Some of TI's main customers (engineers) buy and use some of the company's most technical products, such as digital signal processors. TI needed a better way to quickly provide answers to customer questions, without the customer sitting on hold with a call center, waiting for a representative who might not even have the technical expertise to answer the inquiry.
Premium-Inhalt. Users who turn to Cadent Computing's wineCellar to log and organize their wine collection will now be able sync entries via a new synchronization service added in the latest update. introduces Cadent Cloud, a service that lets the app sync up to 500 wines to a cloud where they can be viewed through either a or .
Premium-Inhalt. Google has fixed an issue with the Outlook synchronization tool it released recently for its Apps hosted communications and collaboration suite, Google Tuesday.
Premium-Inhalt. Cisco Systems believes networking among doctors as well as among sensors in the field can help prevent pandemics, Chairman and CEO John Chambers said in a keynote address at the company's annual Cisco Live customer conference that was briefly disrupted by a protest and a technical glitch.
Premium-Inhalt. is a month away from release in the states, but it's already selling like hot cakes in Japan, selling an impressive 353,827 in Japan within four days. With that amount, Wii Sports Resort becomes the third-fasting selling Wii title ever, beaten only by (608,000) and (816,000).
Premium-Inhalt. Unified communications has been a technology specialty of networking vendors for years, but Google Inc.'s recent forays into Google Voice and Google Wave, launching later this year, could drastically upset the competitive landscape.
Premium-Inhalt. English grammar is hard, whether you're a native speaker or someone learning it as an additional language. app lets you use your iPhone or iPod touch to refine your grammar through a series of multiple-choice quiz questions. It works, but suffers from some serious design failings.
Premium-Inhalt. Today, publisher of , THQ, announced that Red Faction: Guerrilla will be receiving three new DLC packs for the and editions.
Premium-Inhalt. reports that Sony has patented new technology that allows the to play all games. The article explains that the technology works by emulating the PS2's Emotion Engine, which would enable the PS3 to be backwards compatible with PS2 games. This is a feature that was present in the first generation of the PS3 but was later dropped as newer models were introduced.
Premium-Inhalt. Yesterday, news broke that Blizzard was axing LAN multiplayer support for the highly anticipated sequel to , . Needless to say, gamers wrote up a storm on the internet, upset about the news.
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Premium-Inhalt. Data storage specialists Verbatim, has introduced the Multimedia Audio Bar, a 2.1 speaker system.
Premium-Inhalt. With Microsoft's recent addition of Bing to the search landscape, the spotlight is again shining on who has the best engine for finding anything and everything on the Internet. The over who has the best search likely will go on into eternity with a focus on the big three: , and But there are countless other search engines out there focused on zeroing users in on the data they want or need. Here is a look at five that are offering some slick service.
Premium-Inhalt. Business have a thirst for power. Electricity, that is, and lots of it. With , , media players, and other mobile devices practically spilling out of our pockets, we need all the juice we can get. So a good, compact car charger is an absolute necessity.