Cloud Computing setzt sich auch in der Software-Entwicklung immer mehr durch: Unternehmen und unabhängige Softwarehäuser haben auf der Web-basierten Plattform Force.com des Cloud Pioniers salesforce.com schon über 135.000 Anwendungen für die Nutzung via Internet bereit gestellt. …mehr
Premium-Inhalt. Unless you live in a cave, don't care at all about technology or have been distracted by Sarah Palin's publicity tour, you've probably heard that to the world yesterday.
Premium-Inhalt. Does a religious video game count as heresy in this day and age? We've got religious TV networks and theme parks, so are people really getting bent out of shape about stuff like ? The marketing team working on believes so, as a revealed earlier this week for a fictitious game called Mass: We Pray turned out to be a viral ad for the upcoming action game.
Premium-Inhalt. China Unicom's next-generation mobile service won more than 1 million users in its first month, a number that took rival China Mobile seven months to reach with its homegrown 3G standard.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft Corp. is, predictably, not all that impressed by Google Inc.'s today, but neither were a number of potential rivals in the Linux and instant-on operating system space.
Premium-Inhalt. Dell's gamer-friendly Alienware brand is extending its reach to include monitors, and the 21.5-inch widescreen 1080p OptX AW2210 ($300 as of November 11, 2009) serves up a lot to like: solid image quality, accessible and comprehensive built-in menus, and an exterior design that stands out from the generally conservative competition.
Premium-Inhalt. Today in Mountain View, . What it unveiled is an exciting new platform for Web computing that is aimed squarely at consumer netbooks, and has little relevance to businesses today.
Premium-Inhalt. Dell reported third-quarter profits on Thursday that were down 54 percent from this time last year, though the company said it was encouraged by a slight uptick in sales from the prior quarter.
Premium-Inhalt. Three hackers have been indicted for redirecting the Comcast.net Web site to a page of their own making in 2008.
Premium-Inhalt. A UK researcher has compiled what he is calling the first album of Twitter music, that is, music squeezed into Twitter's signature 140-character messages.
Premium-Inhalt. When Apple announced new iMacs last month, it included a major step forward amid the subtle-but-welcome refinements in most of the models: the first ever iMac to offer a quad-core processor. The new high-end 27-inch iMacs are the first to use Intel's Core i5 and Core i7 quad-core processors, and they were not available at the time of the announcement. But finally, the wait is over, and the Core i5 and Core i7 27-inch iMacs have arrived--and let me tell you, it was worth the wait.
Premium-Inhalt. The NSW government has signed a $280 million deal with Telstra for the rollout of an optic fibre network to public schools and TAFE institutes.
Premium-Inhalt. Google unveiled more details about its much-anticipated Chrome OS at a press event at its Mountain View, Calif., campus today, but those who were hoping for a beta release of the OS were in for a disappointment. "We aren't launching the product today. There is no beta today," said Sundar Pichai, vice president of product management. "Our target is the end of next year. We want to be there for the holiday season."
Premium-Inhalt. ($30; free, ten-use, feature-limited demo), as its name implies, promises to troubleshoot any and all problems you may run across when running your PC. However, it's not nearly as useful or powerful as similar programs, and the trial version is so lacking in basic features that you'll most likely want to stay away.
Premium-Inhalt. Oracle Financial Services Software(OFSS) caters to banking and capital market companies across the world. Part of what it offers its customers is the ability to cut costs and respond rapidly. But it was having a hard time practicing what it was preaching.
Premium-Inhalt. All big companies have their critics. But what's interesting about is universal surprise. Their disappointment often stems from finding out that Apple isn't the company they thought it was. So I'm going to do all you would-be critics a favor, and explain some fundamental aspects of Apple's culture. Next time, you won't be blindsided and confused.
Premium-Inhalt. There's something about of your entire operating system and software installation that brings you peace of mind. In that regard, CMS's calms your soul, and does so flawlessly with as little user intervention as possible.
Premium-Inhalt. Everyone's all a-twitter over Google's newly announced operating system, . Some swear ; others are convinced it's . Love it or hate it, though, this puppy's one tough piece of software to ignore.
Premium-Inhalt. One of my favorite amenities is thumbnail previews, which appear when you mouse over any running program in the taskbar.
Premium-Inhalt. NEW YORK -- The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Annex keeps decades of music alive through rare videos of rock's greatest musicians playing on wall-sized screens, along with a display of prized artifacts including guitars, clothing and original sheet music from like John Lennon and Mick Jagger.
Premium-Inhalt. One of the government agencies in charge of doling out has the dates for when it will start handing out grants.
Premium-Inhalt. Hurricane Electric, a Fremont, Calif., ISP, will announce on Monday that its IPv6 network has doubled in size in less than a year -- a sign of how rapidly IPv6 traffic is increasing across the Internet.
Premium-Inhalt. What's the latest buzz among software engineers and computer geeks in Silicon Valley? Aside from the newly released Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, it's a video released earlier this week of Pranav Mistry talking about the next big thing--SixthSense technology.
Premium-Inhalt. Wireless carriers and retailers a wide array of low-priced gadgets beyond smartphones that will hit the market soon, taking advantage of faster wireless networks.
Premium-Inhalt. Lenovo will offer Qualcomm's latest Gobi multimode 3G (third-generation) mobile data chipset on ThinkPad laptops, allowing users to connect to the world's two major types of 3G networks and use assisted GPS for location-based services.
Premium-Inhalt. Google's Chrome OS captured a lot of headlines and hype this week after the company invited the media in to have a look-see, setting off a whole lot of opinions about whether it will be any good. Microsoft, predictably, doesn't think so. Otherwise, Al Gore offered his opinion on the role supercomputers can play to quell climate change, and for the first time we can recollect there were not one, but two, cat-related IT stories that caught our attention.
Premium-Inhalt. According to , Gameloft finance director Alexandre de Rochefort revealed that his company, along with many other game publishers, would be cutting Android game development "significantly." Rochefort cited low sales as the chief problem for Google's mobile operating system.
Premium-Inhalt. Though you may think us to be iPhone fans all the time, we really do want to root for the underdog. Whether it's Google's Android or Palm's webOS, the smartphone industry could really use a David to the iPhone's Goliath to promote competition and better products all around.
Premium-Inhalt. Unlike flashy frames overloaded with razzle-dazzle multimedia (like the cool but exceedingly ornate and ), the Vizit frame by Isabella ($280 with additional recurring service plan charges) aims for simplicity. Some digital photo frames offer so much functionality that photo sharing becomes an ordeal for the computer-nonsavvy, but the Vizit minimizes the frills.
Premium-Inhalt. For entertainment hardware companies like Sony, a thriving, all-encompassing online media store is the Holy Grail. It's a glorious balance, in which the customer buys software through the store, and therefore becomes hooked on the hardware to which it's attached. That's how brand loyalty is created.
Premium-Inhalt. The General Mobile DSTL1 ($450, unlocked; price as of November 16, 2009) has some nice features, like , but I found that the device's awkward design and unresponsive touchscreen dulled the sense of feature-richness and the ease of use that the Android OS can give a mobile device.
Premium-Inhalt. Early last week, released the 10.6.2 update to Snow Leopard loaded mostly with welcome, but unsurprising , including a patch for the uncommon but extremely harmful . However, hidden in the kernel update was dropped support for the hackintosh-friendly Intel Atom processor. The Atom is 's smallest chip and has the distinction of being the processor of choice for people building cheap OS X netbooks with limited hackery required. When early builds of 10.6.2 , speculation and rumors were abound regarding the future of the easy-to-build Atom hackintosh.
Premium-Inhalt. Two competing approaches to equipping mobile phones with contactless communications capabilities vied for supporters at the Cartes exhibition in Paris this week. Either approach could turn phones into self-service electronic tour guides, travel tickets or secure payment terminals.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft has launched new betas for its free Office suite and for the "streaming" technology it will use to deliver some paid versions of Office 2010 next year.
Premium-Inhalt. Although AT&T's against Verizon is a major risk for the company, intellectual property attorney Thomas Zellerbach thinks it's one worth taking.
Premium-Inhalt. A 19-year old New Jersey man this week was sentenced this week to a year and a day in federal prison for 's Web site in Jan. 2008.
Premium-Inhalt. , a $1 game from developer with a free lite counterpart, is a clever puzzle game for the iPhone. You're presented with two already-placed gears, and a finite number of other gears in assorted sizes. Your task: arrange the gears the right way, to form a fully interconnected chain. There's no grid: You can place the gears anywhere, as long as there's enough room.
Premium-Inhalt. The core of thew new update for is the "team racing" update that sees two teams of six racers challenge each other online. As with real motorsports, team tactics will be a vital part of working through this new mode, so players will need to coordinate very efficiently in order to be successful.
Premium-Inhalt. Mika Mobila, who previously published the well-regarded Zombieville USA on the iPhone has just submitted its latest creation to the App Store in the shape of OMG Pirates! The game is now at the mercy of Apple's approval process, but you can check out the to see its ninjas vs pirates goodness.
Premium-Inhalt. When (Mac OS X 10.6) was first released, I that many (maybe even all) third-party screensavers would no longer work in the new OS. This was because 10.6 required 64-bit compatible screensavers, whereas existing screensavers were 32 bit.