Premium-Inhalt. Xbox spokesman Larry "Major Nelson" Hyrb has with details on how Xbox Live users can gain early access to the headed to select media today. By filling out a , users can earn a shot at check out the new features coming this fall to Xbox Live. While not every participant is guaranteed entry into the preview, Hryb notes that "We?re looking for multiple thousands of participants, so your chances of making it in are good."
Premium-Inhalt. I just got word from Research In Motion that it plans to release a new version of its BlackBerry Desktop Manager software for Apple's Mac OS X operating system in September.
Premium-Inhalt. McAfee's latest version of its managed security service includes new features that let companies scan their Web sites for vulnerabilities as well as check for compliance with payment-card industry standards for handling financial data.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft Corp.'s move to release three of its drivers to Linux, however technically modest it may be, could put pressure on other closed-source vendors to follow suit.
Premium-Inhalt. Headphone vendor , known for its , in-ear monitors, and headphones, announced today the company's first foray into traditional over-the-ear headphones
Premium-Inhalt. This week released Version 2.0 of its customer relationship management (CRM) application, Elements CRM (formerly known as Elements SBM).
Premium-Inhalt. Intel dropped prices of some quad-core desktop processors on Sunday as it gets ready to launch processors based on the new Nehalem chip architecture.
Premium-Inhalt. is offering a VDSL2 Internet service that the company says will provide maximum download speeds of 40Mbps and maximum upload speeds of 20Mbps.
Premium-Inhalt. Late last week, hundreds of Kindle owners picked up their e-book readers and discovered two of the books they'd purchased were missing. Was it a software glitch or a hardware failure? Had some hacker broken into the Kindle store and figured out how to access the devices? Nope. The thief was Amazon itself.
Premium-Inhalt. Last week I wrote a post saying that . I really don't want to see the government wade into this market if there is another way to unwind this practice.
Premium-Inhalt. If you've got yourself an Internet-connected Blu-ray player and an iPhone, then you, my friend, are at the perfect intersection of Technology Boulevard and Future Street. According to Home Media Magazine, beginning with the release of on Blu-ray, Universal Studios Home Video will release titles that allow users to .
Premium-Inhalt. Barnes & Noble, which calls itself the world's largest bookseller, has given hints that e-books will play an important role in the company's future strategy. Today, we get the first insights to Barnes' digital strategy with the company's two-prong announcement of the and its e-book reader plans--including the company's partnership with Plastic Logic to produce an e-book device.
Premium-Inhalt. You'll soon be able to control content right from your . Universal has announced plans to launch a new series of apps that'll interact with its Blu-ray movie releases. The apps will allow you to tap into interactive features and access other extra info stored on the Blu-ray discs.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft Monday made an by submitting device drivers to the Linux kernel under a GPLv2 license. Microsoft has had a checkered past with both Linux and its open source GPL licensing structure, so the move was a jaw dropper. Here is a look at some of the milestones since Microsoft internal memos leaked in 1998 that attacked the open source Linux operating system as it began to pick up steam as an alternative to Windows.
Premium-Inhalt. Nortel agreed to sell its Enterprise Solutions group to Avaya for , barring any better offers from other potential bidders under the "stalking horse" arrangement. Nortel's enterprise chief Joel Hackney shared a few thoughts about the deal and its implications.
Premium-Inhalt. Windows 7 and Microsoft's new search engine, Bing, will be under close watch when the company reports its financial earnings this week.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft's historic could have wide-reaching impacts on the virtualization market and Microsoft's rival VMware.
Premium-Inhalt. has updated its eponymous workplace time-tracking application to OfficeTime 1.5. The new version adds, according to the company, "over 250 community improvements".
Premium-Inhalt. , a $2 game from with a , is hilarious--but don't let that fool you. As funny as it is to fire jelly-limbed stick figures around (and into) various hand-drawn obstacles, the game is really a challenging physics-driven puzzler that's impressively entertaining.
Premium-Inhalt. Though not as dramatic as the moon landing that took place 40 years ago Monday, a phone call over a satellite launched earlier this month was the first for a system that may dramatically expand mobile voice and data coverage in the U.S. and Canada.
Premium-Inhalt. Usually, games go through a similar process: An idea is pitched to a publisher and the publisher decides whether or not to fund the project. But, Valve company boss Gabe Newell has shown interest in a new way of getting games green lit and funded, and it comes right from the support and wallets of the everyday gamer.
Premium-Inhalt. A bug discovered in the latest version of Firefox is not exploitable, Mozilla said on Sunday, responding to reports of another vulnerability in the browser.
Premium-Inhalt. The hacker who used a feature of Microsoft's Hotmail to hijack an employee's work e-mail account, the site that has published some of the Twitter documents said Sunday.
Premium-Inhalt. Activision reveals today that a new downloadable map pack is coming soon for on and . This is the third expansion pack for World at War and it contains three new multiplayer maps and a new map called Der Riese, which means "The Giant" in German.
Premium-Inhalt. For most of us, not knowing what the weather is going to do might at worst result in a soggy barbecue or a washed-out cricket or football match. For a farmer in the developing world it could result in the loss of an entire harvest which, at best, makes life that much harder or, at worst, brings on financial ruin or considerable human suffering. If enough farmers over a wide geographical area are affected, widespread famine becomes a very real possibility.
Premium-Inhalt. If the 40th anniversary of the moon landing crew has you jonesing for more information about our lunar neighbor, Google Inc. today came out with a new Google Earth feature that promises to provide just that.
Premium-Inhalt. The Postal Services Group of New Zealand Post is aiming to save $2 million over three years by shifting to Google Apps for email and collaboration.
Premium-Inhalt. A Canadian anti-Internet censorship organization which recently exposed the activities of a China-based computer spy network says the Canadian government is dropping the ball in taking a pivotal role in leading a global effort against cybercrime such as the distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks now crippling major U.S. and South Korean Websites.
Premium-Inhalt. Ottawa-based online video rental company is leveraging the power of recommendation algorithm engine plus its gigantic customer and title base to launch what could be the countries first "legit" online film streaming and TV show rental service.
Premium-Inhalt. It's just a matter of time before a mobile device becomes available. That's the word from Microsoft corporate vice president Shane Kim, who dropped the bombshell in an .