Das iPhone ist in puncto Bedienung und Apps zum Download immer noch führend. Doch die Konkurrenz ist aufgewacht. Mit dem Android-Handy Milestone von Motorola und dem Linux-Handy N900 von Nokia gibt es seit der Weihnachtszeit zwei beachtliche Konkurrenten für das iPhone. Wir hatten alle drei Modelle im Test. Lesen Sie unseren Vergleich. …mehr
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Premium-Inhalt. The battle between China and Google dominated the headlines this week after Google decided to stop censoring its search results. China also caused some grief with a U.S. Internet domain registrar after it demanded detailed information on the people who registered Web sites in China. Hackers looking to make a lucrative living by selling pilfered credit card information may want to rethink their career options, as the person responsible for committing what is believed to be the largest data breach ever was sentenced to three 20-year prison terms this week. Finally, the CTIA Wireless show brought more news about future phones and how femtocells may finally be ready for use in people's homes.
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Premium-Inhalt. Hacker Albert Gonzalez, who participated in a cybercrime ring that stole tens of millions of credit and debit card numbers, was sentenced Friday in U.S. District Court to 20 years in prison.
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Premium-Inhalt. Huawei Technologies, a growing presence in mobile infrastructure, has been credited with driving down prices worldwide but downplayed that factor at this week's CTIA Wireless conference in Las Vegas.
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Premium-Inhalt. Having spent much of my youth in arcades, it brings a nostalgic tear to my eye to hear that overly-excited announcer urge me to "GO! GO! GOOOO!" once more. Hydro Thunder Hurricane from Vector Unit is a welcome sequel to one of the best water-based racers out there, and judging from its debut trailer from PAX East, it captures all of the high-octane charm of its predecessor.
Premium-Inhalt. Cities and towns that want a piece of Google's will have to hang on for a little longer, as Google won't be announcing its target communities until the end of 2010.
Premium-Inhalt. For a long time, I've been irritated by a glitch in . It crops up when I attempt to reply to certain messages. I select/highlight a small portion of the received message text to include as a quote in my reply. I click the Reply command. To my dismay, the entire text of the message (except for any graphics, if those are present) is quoted in my reply--not just my selected snippet.
Premium-Inhalt. The team of Palm enthusiasts at webOSroundup.com has launched a crowd-sourcing project that invites other Palmophiles to create their own video ads for Palm's innovative operating system and the phones that run it.
Premium-Inhalt. Georgia Tech's computer-science researchers have come up with an innovative wireless system called LifeNet, which, because it combines the host client and router function in the LifeNet-enabled mobile device, can allow for setup of a mobile ad-hoc network that could help in emergency response or in places with little network infrastructure.
Premium-Inhalt. A China-based root DNS server associated with networking problems in Chile and the U.S. has been disconnected from the Internet.
Premium-Inhalt. Mega electronics retailer is preparing its employees for the , according to . Two MacBooks and an iMac will be removed from the 673 U.S. Best Buy stores that have Apple sections in order to make room for four iPad demo units. But what's most intriguing is that, according to , the four units each have four separate SKUs, meaning the could make an appearance.
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Premium-Inhalt. Word seems to have gotten out that there's a new Spider-Man game coming. We have no idea , but we do know that the web-slinger's next video game adventure will be shown to its ideal audience next weekend, as Spider-Man: Shattered Dreams will have its public debut at WonderCon--the San Francisco-based comic book convention organized by the same company that runs Comic-Con.
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Premium-Inhalt. Nokia--the world's leading manufacturer of mobile phones--announced that it is --a privately-held Chicago-based mobile Web browser developer. The purchase moves Nokia into the increasingly contentious mobile browser battle.
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Premium-Inhalt. Nvidia on Friday introduced its fastest graphics cards to date, which will be able to play back 3D movies on PCs and bring more realistic images to games.