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Premium-Inhalt. Windows Azure and Amazon's tackle two very different cloud computing technology problems today, but are destined to emulate each other over time, Microsoft cloud official Tim O'Brien says.
Premium-Inhalt. With people all over the world to buy the new iPhone 4, many are asking what they can do with their old iPhones. Since the price tag floats between $199 and $299, based on features, carrier plans, and whether you're a new or existing iPhone subscriber, wouldn't it be nice to recoup a bit of that investment while keeping an old device out of a landfill?
Premium-Inhalt. Many professional photographers and serious hobbyists have been using as an integral part of their editing workflow. With Adobe Lightroom 3 ($299 for first-time buyers, $99 as an upgrade; prices as of June 25, 2010), even more photographers are likely to adopt it as a one-stop photo-editing resource.
Premium-Inhalt. Details are still scarce, but according to a press release issued by Interplay and Beamdog earlier today, MDK2, BioWare's quirky cult-classic third-person shooter, will see a re-release on the Nintendo Wii as a downloadable WiiWare title, as well as a high-definition PC port, aptly titled MDK2 HD. The re-releases are currently slated for Winter 2010.
Premium-Inhalt. Now that has successfully launched this year's , what can we expect next from Cupertino? Here are five strong candidates:
Premium-Inhalt. "Free," I'm told, is many a business owner's favorite flavor, so Jumsoft's latest release of add-ons for Numbers, Keynote, and SandVox at the low, low prices of $0 is sure to whet your appetite.
Premium-Inhalt. One thing I really don't like about YouTube is those "related video" suggestions that immediately pop up at the end of each clip.
Premium-Inhalt. Ordinarily, if you want great performance from a PC, you have to pay a high price. I'm pleased to report that the Gateway ZX6900-01e all-in-one PC delivers, yet doesn't break the bank. This $1020 (as of June 25, 2010), 23-inch model might seem like an expensive proposition, but it offers excellent performance for a system in the class, without sporting a category-defying price tag. That said, on this PC we still encountered a few lapses that make us wish it had just a little more oomph.
Premium-Inhalt. If you're serious about protecting your , and find the current crop of cases to be inadequate for your rough and tumble lifestyle, might be for you. Featuring four layers of durable, shock absorbing protection, the Ballistic HC--the "HC" stands for "hard core"--is a case made for the most rugged of iPhone 4 owners.
Premium-Inhalt. We've taken a and . But some readers still have some questions about the image-capture capabilities of the latest iPhone.
Premium-Inhalt. If you managed to get your hands on Apple's hotly anticipated iPhone 4, the next step may be to purchase a new set of accessories. The iPhone 4 features a new shape and design, preventing the smartphone from fitting into older iPhone docks and cases. It also has new capabilities like video calling, which could take advantage of new wireless networking equipment.
Premium-Inhalt. In keeping with Google's for the emerging HTML5 standard, many upcoming features of the company's Gmail Web-based e-mail service will be rendered in HTML5, said Adam de Boor, a staff software engineer working on the service.
Premium-Inhalt. It was a week of dueling smartphones in IT news, with the iPhone 4 release and Motorola announcing Droid X. Otherwise, legal news captured headlines with the dismissal of the Viacom copyright infringement lawsuit against YouTube and states saying they'll join together to investigate Google's data gathering from Wi-Fi networks. Some of us, though, are ready to shut off our phones and disconnect for a little vacation time.
Premium-Inhalt. ActiveState this week added open source packages for financial and scientific computing to its ActivePython distribution of the .
Premium-Inhalt. is a kind of litmus test for Mac users. There are those who admire its simplicity and the fact that it requires virtually no knowledge of video editing to operate. Others loathe it largely because it behaves so little like a traditional video editing application. iMovie on the Mac will likely continue to be controversial, but if you have your expectations regarding iMovie for the iPhone screwed on just so, you’ll find very little to argue with.
Premium-Inhalt. The White House is seeking comment on a draft plan for establishing a trusted identity system online, with the goal of making Internet transactions more secure and convenient.
Premium-Inhalt. The Electronic Entertainment Design and Research Analyst Services company (best known as EEDAR) partnered with gaming website IGN and game video streaming site GameTrailers to gauge the consumer anticipation for the games coming out of E3. The companies ranked the games and companies in four major categories-- page view share amongst publishers, and IGN page views, GameTrailers video views, and the intent to purchase games, which is measured through IGN's GamerMetrics service.
Premium-Inhalt. The government will around three-quarters of its websites and halve costs on the remainder, in a bid to save £100 million.
Premium-Inhalt. As reported by the blog yesterday afternoon, Zombrex Dead Rising Sun, the delightfully campy and wonderfully titled directorial debut from Capcom's own global head of research and development Keiji Inafune, will be seeing a multilingual translation and episodic digital release in both North American and Europe this summer. The film, a low-budget horror piece loosely inspired by Capcom's over-the-top undead-slaying sims, will be released online in eight installments with a newly recorded English dub, as well as optional Spanish, Italian, and French subtitle tracks.
Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) has launched a formal investigation into four patent complaints filed against Apple by computer graphics hardware maker S3 Graphics, which asked the agency to block Apple from importing the iPhone, iPad and other products into the U.S.
Premium-Inhalt. The official launch of the iPhone 4 yesterday was an unrivaled success. Estimates suggest that Apple sold approximately 1.5 million of the next generation smartphone. The majority of iPhone 4 purchasers were upgrading from a previous iPhone version, but there is still a significant number of new iPhone owners as well.
Premium-Inhalt. Software-vendor is a fact of corporate life for CIOs and IT managers . After 2009, which for high-tech M&A was more , cash-rich enterprise vendors are to expand portfolios and reel in customer bases.