Microsoft hat erstmals die finale Version von Windows Mobile 6.5 vorgeführt, wie sie ab Herbst 2009 auf den ersten Handys zu finden sein wird. Die britische Technik-Website The Inquirer hat davon ein Video gemacht. Bis dahin soll es auch eine Namensänderung geben. Aus Windows Mobile wird dann die Marke Windows Phone. Das trifft sowohl auf die zukünftigen Versionen Windows Mobile 6.5 und 7 zu als auch auf alle bisherigen Systemvarianten. …mehr
Der koreanische Handyhersteller Samsung hat gerade erst das i7500 Galaxy auf den deutschen Markt gebracht, schon kündigt sich ein Ableger an. Der Interessenverband Wi-Fi Alliance hat ein Handy zertifiziert, das den Namen i5700 Galaxy-Lite trägt. Technische Daten zum getesteten Modell sind nicht bekannt, nur WLAN ist bislang als Ausstattungsmerkmal sicher. …mehr
Die amerikanische Zulassungsbehörde FCC hat erste Fotos und Informationen über ein Geschwistermodell des Nokia 5800 XpressMusic veröffentlicht. Das als 5800i XpressMusic bezeichnete Handy sieht genauso aus und soll sich nur in einem Detail vom ersten finnischen Touchscreen-Telefon mit S60-Oberfläche unterscheiden. …mehr
Datenanalyse-Software und IP-basierte Videokameras sollen Kunden beobachten und verdächtiges Verhalten identifizieren. Immer mehr Einzelhändler setzen auf digitale Kaufhausdetektive, um Langfinger zu entlarven. Wie die jüngste Vergangenheit zeigt aber auch, um Mitarbeiter zu beobachten. …mehr
Premium-Inhalt. Mozilla has announced that the and some sources claim that Firefox has attained a solid 32 percent of the browser market. The methods used to calculate market share for web browsers though seems dubious and in some cases seem to betray a bias on the part of the organization gathering the statistics.
Premium-Inhalt. Melissa Hathaway, who was regarded as one of the top contenders for the newly created position of White House cybersecurity coordinator, has withdrawn from consideration and resigned as for cyberspace citing personal reasons, the Wall Street Journal reported.
Premium-Inhalt. An Intel executive last week suggested it was abnormal to interact with a laptop using input devices like touchpads, but Synaptics is out to debunk that notion by making touchpads more user-friendly.
Premium-Inhalt. Available today, is the fifth, and seemingly final DLC pack Bethesda has planned for . Zeta finds the game's protagonist . Though this is Bethesda's last planned DLC pack for Fallout 3, the company recently told "never say 'never,' but this is the last DLC we have planned."
Premium-Inhalt. It looks like the U.S. Federal Communications Commission has made a priority of issues involving mobile devices. First, the FCC started looking into , and now the regulatory body is going after iPhone application.
Premium-Inhalt. Hoping to deal with a growing problem, Twitter has quietly introduced a feature to prevent users from posting links to malicious Web sites. But security experts say that it can be easily circumvented.
Premium-Inhalt. Late on Monday afternoon, Apple released a hefty update to its ( Macworld rated 4.5 out of 5 mice ) software, which is part of the iLife '09 suite. The 139MB update to Apple's consumer audio creation application includes several changes. You can now add GarageBand track effects and Audio Units to a guitar track; there's improved support for Apogee audio interfaces and access to audio monitoring settings; and the program offers faster switching to full screen in Magic GarageBand.
Premium-Inhalt. Thanks to Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, and a host of other , people are more connected than ever. But keeping up with all the tweets, posts, and status updates isn't easy, because they often come from a variety of social media sites. So how do you connect the different services that keep you connected? How do you steer all of that stuff to one spot on the Web where it's a snap to manage?
Premium-Inhalt. The translation tool can quickly translate text, documents, and Web pages to and from a variety of languages, and can (for text selections, but not Web pages) automatically recognize the original language. But its extra convenience compared with free online tools such as Google Translate may not be worth the steep $100 price tag.
Premium-Inhalt. Google's may soon let you synchronize your bookmarks across multiple computers -- a feature that could have broader implications down the road. The Chrome development team is preparing to test a new version of the browser with integrated sync capabilities. The updated build is expected to be released to developers within the next several days.
Premium-Inhalt. James Markarian, SVP GM, Data Integration Business Unit of Informatica points out that data integration is often the first step to virtualization or even getting on to the cloud. It could also help cut costs and optimize resources in a big way, and Informatica shows how.
Premium-Inhalt. Just hours after Google CEO , the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said it will continue its antitrust investigation.
Premium-Inhalt. the ex-hacker turned security consultant, is such a high-profile target himself that the Web-hosting firm he was using finally told him it wouldn't host Web pages for him anymore.
Premium-Inhalt. Until retailers, airlines, bus terminals, and any other place where you need a credit card lets us use a phone as a form of ID, we'll all be carrying around plenty of plastic. is a database tool for inputting all of your data for credit cards, passport info, your driver's license number, and just about anything else you carry in a wallet or purse.
Premium-Inhalt. IBM announced on Tuesday a business analytics center in Beijing that will serve clients including the Chinese government.
Premium-Inhalt. Delays. Delays. Delays. That seems to be the running theme lately. Companies are either pushing back their titles to or to downright , but none of those delays are as potentially dangerous as Activision's suit against Double Fine to delay the release of .
Premium-Inhalt. Job offers for IT graduates are generally down across the board, but that's not stopping a New York woman from suing to get her tuition money back.
Premium-Inhalt. The acting director of cybersecurity in U.S. President Barack Obama's White House, Melissa Hathaway, will resign, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
Premium-Inhalt. The latest news out of the normally sluggish FCC is quite a change of pace. Just three days after The New York Times ran a story on Apple refusing to carry Google Voice in the iTunes App Store for the iPhone the FCC started asking questions about it. Yes, the FCC was looking to dance without even waiting to be asked. I'm a bit worried for the toes of its reluctant dancing partners.
Premium-Inhalt. While Google CEO Eric Schmidt , but that won't close the books on the government's probe into the Google-Apple relationship. , the Federal Trade Commission's Richard Feinstein said that the agency will continue to investigate the two companies for potential antitrust violations.
Premium-Inhalt. Shigeru Miyamoto is known for many things: his classic games, his intense work ethic, and his innovation within the industry, just to name a few. But, that innovative spirit (that no doubt led to the development of such products as the Wii and all of its many peripherals) may have a limit, and apparently, that limit may be downloadable content.
Premium-Inhalt. During Saturday's live game, Cliff Bleszinski (, ) revealed that the female soldier named Alex "may or may not" be in the upcoming shooter sequel, Gears of War 3.
Premium-Inhalt. When first started trickling into my office, I was a little apprehensive. At the time they only supported IMAP and POP3 for e-mail, which can be tricky to support in an environment. Two generations later, the iPhone has become a robust enterprise-grade mobile device.
Premium-Inhalt. Google CEO Eric Schmidt will resign from Apple's board of directors, three months after new reports that the U.S. Federal Trade Commission was checking whether the companies violated antitrust laws by having two directors in common: Schmidt and former Genetech CEO Arthur Levinson.
Premium-Inhalt. With the calendar flipping over to August, we're getting ever closer to the day students dread (and their parents eagerly anticipate): Back-to-school time. Stocking up for those rapidly approaching school days used to mean a shopping list packed with books, paper, pens, pencils, and notebooks. But the iPhone's arrival two years ago has changed things--in additional to its phone, music, and Web-surfing capabilities, Apple's smartphone can also make the grade as an educational tool.ne--