Premium-Inhalt. As articles about the , , and even a "" continue to stream in at a steady clip, tech companies are busy developing a potentially lucrative market--privacy protection. The reports that venture capitalists are actively investing in privacy-related start-ups that offer a range of services to manage online identity.
Premium-Inhalt. Have you ever found yourself in an unfamiliar city with no clue about where to go and what to see? What if you could just hold up your phone, snap pictures of your surroundings, and discover interesting local restaurants and landmarks? With augmented-reality apps, you can do just that. But advertisers are jumping on the trend as well, so the same application that reveals intriguing potential destinations might also bombard you with ads for nearby fast-food chains. Can augmented reality actually be useful for consumers, or is it simply another way for corporations to get a hand in your wallet?
Premium-Inhalt. The new Toshiba Libretto W100 looks like an impressive system that will appeal to companies with workers in the field and on the road. It's a handy little device (7.95 x 4.84 x 1.2 inches weighing in at 1.8 pounds) that could easily replace many organizations' proprietary, custom-designed, hand-held systems.
Premium-Inhalt. While it doesn't quite rank up there with dumping hundreds of millions of gallons of crude oil into the ocean , Google's huge Wi-Fi spying "oops" may become the search giant's BP moment.
Premium-Inhalt. InternetNZ says special legislation to tackle illicit music and movie downloading may not be needed.
Premium-Inhalt. After a , peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing software vendor LimeWire Inc. will launch a subscription-based music service for consumers.
Premium-Inhalt. Telcos have backed NBN Co's proposal to lease backhaul fibre from Telstra as part of the announced this week.
Premium-Inhalt. The was essential to secure its estimated 10 million customers required for the success of the National Broadband Network (NBN), telecommunications providers say.
Premium-Inhalt. While may not be the most popular instant messaging service for Mac users, it still deserves a place in the App Store, right? Microsoft seems to agree, as it launched an official, [link opens in iTunes] for the iPhone and iPod touch. (The app will also run on the iPad, though it's not optimized for that device.)
Premium-Inhalt. I bought a KDS K-24MDWB monitor from Newegg in March 2008. Newegg and KDS both listed the monitor as having a three-year parts and labor warranty. When the monitor wouldn't power on, I contacted KDS, and it said it wouldn't warrant the monitor because I didn't purchase it from ASI, the exclusive distributor for KDS monitors in North America. Neither the Newegg site nor the KDS site said I had to buy the monitor from ASI for the warranty to be valid. Can you do anything to help me?
Premium-Inhalt. The latest update to Apple's mobile operating system arrived on schedule, with on Monday. As with past OS updates, iOS 4 delivers an array of new features and enhancements to some old favorites. But things are different this time as well--Apple is no longer charging iPod touch owners to upgrade. Then again, some customers with older devices won't be able to upgrade at all--the first time that's happened since the 2007 debut of Apple's mobile OS.
Premium-Inhalt. Intel may be close to settling the antitrust lawsuit filed by the U.S. Federal Trade Commission late last year.
Premium-Inhalt. Two U.S. senators on Monday introduced a bill to help small businesses that want access to broadband services and new technologies.
Premium-Inhalt. From all appearances, seems to be on a mission to create the ideal Twitter app. Its latest offering, , improves upon the developer's . Despite some unique features, though, SneakyTweet suffers from some services that are difficult or nearly impossible to figure out.
Premium-Inhalt. E3 2010 is now just fading into memory. Shigeru Miyamoto has sheathed his sword. Hideo Kojima has ridden off into the sunset, to return again when needed most. Cliffy B is off re-gelling his hair.