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Nokia wird in Zukunft auf seinen High-End-Smartphones das Betriebssystem Maemo statt Symbian einsetzen. Das hat die Tageszeitung Financial Times Deutschland aus Konzernkreisen erfahren. Der Wechsel sei nötig, weil Symbian viel zu schwerfällig sei, um mit modernen Betriebssystemen mithalten zu können. Offiziell wollte sich der Konzern zu diesem Schritt nicht äußern. …mehr
Premium-Inhalt. Heading off our monthly round-up of the hottest gadgets from Asia is Sony's Party-shot, which attempts to make the cameraman obsolete -- or at least a little less necessary. The device is coming with a couple of new digital still cameras that also bring improvements on previous models. But Nikon takes the prize for the most innovative camera of the month with its projector-equipped Coolpix.
Premium-Inhalt. VMware Inc.'s $420 million will help the virtualization vendor reach its aspirations of becoming a cloud computing player, the company and outside experts said Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft kicked off a large Bing promotion today that's geared to attract the attention of the Internet's best bargain shoppers. The program itself is called , a function of the company's Bing search engine that--like so many extinct affiliate rewards programs of the dot-com era--gives you a monetary reward for using Microsoft's service.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft will release the next incremental upgrade of the Windows Mobile platform this Fall, but for many analysts and experts it seems like the . Microsoft has done little to raise the bar for mobile devices, and often seems to fall short even in just trying to catch up to competing products like the . Microsoft needs to develop tools that work on competing mobile platforms to ensure that no matter who wins the mobile device war Microsoft will come out on top for the server and messaging infrastructure that those devices connect to.
Premium-Inhalt. Freebie was written for the express purpose (pun intended) of automating the import into Outlook Express of .eml e-mail files exported from Thunderbird by IMAPSize, or the more automated . It worked perfectly in my testing, and was fast--importing and recreating the folder structure of about 27,000 e-mails in less than five minutes. It took Tbird2OE about two hours to generate those individual .eml files in the first place.
Premium-Inhalt. Vendors have been moving to liquid cooling on servers to reduce heat in data centers, but Hewlett-Packard Co. said today that it is expanding use of liquid cooling on its workstations to tackle another problem: whiney and irritating fans.