Premium-Inhalt. Sometimes, the problems we experience with computers are a result of a legacy design. Hardware or software might have been architected 10 or 20 years ago when the world of computing was vastly different from the way it is today. As a result, the product in use today isn't as effective as it could be because of aging or obsolete design.
Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. House of Representatives has taken its offline, signaling the end of a computing era in Washington, D.C.
Premium-Inhalt. The head of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce may not be thrilled with Apple's decision to , but that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of happy people--some of them in high-up places. On Thursday, U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu gave the company a figurative high-five for its move.
Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. Federal Communications Commission will launch an inquiry into Google Voice, the Web-based voice service, after complaints that the tech giant is blocking some calls.
Premium-Inhalt. SAP and its long-time partner Hewlett-Packard will announce plans next week to more closely link their technologies for BI (business intelligence) and data warehousing.
Premium-Inhalt. , the ambitious project that delivers search results as a table, has received an update that improves both the quality and quantity of the information it presents.
Premium-Inhalt. For me, family gatherings are always a time to brush up on vocabulary. Somebody inevitably breaks out Scrabble--usually the pocket version of the game--and it isn't long before we're demonstrating our word power, tile-by-tile. The iPhone version of from looks to bring this into the 21st century.
Premium-Inhalt. If streams a billion videos a day, does that make it the ? The billion videos announcement was made by YouTube's CEO in a of its acquisition by Google.
Premium-Inhalt. Capping our list of top IT news stories this week, Microsoft and the European Commission reached accord on the ongoing antitrust case against the company. While this will free up some room in future top-news lists, we expect that we'll continue to have no end of bad news related to phishing scams, of which there was plenty this week as well. Thankfully, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison added some levity to the mix, though his brand of joking undoubtedly fell flat at Salesforce.com.
Premium-Inhalt. Edifier's is a budget-level computer speaker system that tries not to like a set of budget speakers. This 2.1 system--which means it uses relatively compact left and right satellites for higher frequencies plus a larger subwoofer/amplifier component that sits under your desk and produces lower frequencies--stands out from most inexpensive systems thanks to a unique design and a nice set of features, if not stellar sound quality.
Premium-Inhalt. For those who like to edit and show off their photos on the go, Adobe has released its . Adobe favoring obfuscation in its product names, you may not be able to deduce from that it's actually an iPhone app that interfaces with the company's online photo-storage site.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple seems to be getting used to rolling out small but useful upgrades. Hot on the virtual heels of the , Apple on Friday .
Premium-Inhalt. If your only Mac is a laptop, and you take it with you to meetings, classes, or other such activities, you're probably used to muting your machine before the event starts, then unmuting it once the event ends. While this is clearly not hard to do, it can be somewhat embarrassing if you forget to mute your Mac, only to have it loudly announce the arrival of a new e-mail, Tweet, or iChat message during the middle of a lecture.
Premium-Inhalt. Samsung sees size and power benefits in phase-change memory (PCM), a memory type that is being pushed as a replacement for memory that goes into devices like mobile phones today.
Premium-Inhalt. Driven by increased crackdowns on BitTorrent sites such as The Pirate Bay, software pirates are fast-moving their
Premium-Inhalt. YouTube is celebrating the third anniversary of its acquisition by Google by showing off an awful lot of O's. The little video site that could announced on Friday it was now -- the majority of which, I have to assume, consist of cats playing music and teens doing awkward dances.
Premium-Inhalt. , it seems, is getting too big for its britches, or at least that's the sentiment conveyed by Gearbox CEO Randy Pitchford . Pitchford's on deck for , an upcoming shooter that gets Max Max drunk enough to sleep with Diablo II, then stick Halo with delivering the kid. After repeated delays--I was looking at it for a 'games of summer 2008' story--it's finally out end of this month for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and Windows.
Premium-Inhalt. It was a productive week for mobile WANs, with AT&T, Verizon Wireless, T-Mobile and Sprint all making announcements that broke new ground for the licensed operators.
Premium-Inhalt. The other day I told you how to so you can record shows, -style. That's easy enough, but what about copying those recordings to your or ?