Premium-Inhalt. Dan Moren's on vacation, and though you'd never know it, these remainders don't write themselves. I'm stepping in to his shoes just in time to learn about a boy millionaire apparently inspired by Steve Jobs, rumored legal trouble from a rumored product name change, and the latest musings of a billionaire media titan. It's the remains of the day for Friday the 13th, August 2010.
Premium-Inhalt. While much of the first day of the Space Elevator Conference was dedicated to the problem of space trash, the concept also faces another significant challenge.
Premium-Inhalt. Today at QuakeCon, developers speaking on a "Building Blockbusters" panel took issue with "stone-faced" games journalists at product demos, as if the absence of emotional displays in a journalist is somehow a bad thing. Sports journalists never cheer during ballgames -- so why should we?
Premium-Inhalt. Photo booths are a vestige of an older time. These days, you may run across one at the mall or on a summer stroll down a boardwalk, but more often than not, fun little moments are captured by the phone in your pocket instead of sliding behind the photo booth curtain.
Premium-Inhalt. Oracle appeared to confirm this week what many in the computer industry already suspected: The OpenSolaris project is dead.
Premium-Inhalt. Following its E3 2010 announcement, the curtain has finally been pulled back on the latest installation in Activision's long-running Tony Hawk series of skateboarding sims -- Tony Hawk: Shred.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple may take on a new role in video gaming if its , published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office earlier this week, ever makes it into a product. The patent is for a system that would document your roles in certain video games, and create a comic book chronicling the entire history of your character in a video game.
Premium-Inhalt. After posting our for the four new standard configuration iMacs, several readers had the same request: test the new 3.6GHz Core i5 iMac, a built-to-order (BTO) option for the . You spoke, we listened and we ordered a custom 27-inch iMac with the 3.6GHz Core i5 dual core processor, though we upped the ante by adding a second drive to the system, a 256GB solid-state drive (SSD) to complement the 1TB 7200-rpm drive that comes standard. We tested the system twice (once booted from the hard drive and then booted from the SSD) and the results are intriguing.
Premium-Inhalt. I should really get the iPhone 4. At least, that's what many readers are saying, after I which smartphone should replace my lint-clogged, sidewalk-scratched .
Premium-Inhalt. , its engineers may want to take a look at some research from Rice University on smartphone antennas.
Premium-Inhalt. As per tradition, Microsoft is celebrating the launch of a new iteration of one of its biggest Xbox franchises by introducing a limited edition controller. Unlike some we've seen for other titles, however, this one actually looks cool.
Premium-Inhalt. Yazsoft has updated , its remote network access tool, with a number of new features, not the least of which is iTunes Home Sharing.
Premium-Inhalt. I sync my calendar and contacts data across my Mac and all my iOS devices (iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch) using the MobileMe option. On most days, this works spectacularly well. It means that, whenever I make a data change on any one of the devices, the change is propagated nearly instantly to every other synced device.
Premium-Inhalt. Your bags are packed, you checked them twice, yet at some point the thought will still cross your mind – "Am I forgetting something?"
Premium-Inhalt. "That which you seek. Inside, you will find." LucasArts brings Yoda into the Force Unleashed 2 storyline, as previously hinted at by Haden Blackman in our exclusive cover story earlier this year.
Premium-Inhalt. , a new Columbia Pictures feature film based on the Elizabeth Gilbert novel of the same title and starring Julia Roberts, was edited entirely in . detailing the editing team's immense task of turning 70 hours of footage shot in four different countries into a two hour film--all on a tight time-frame.
Premium-Inhalt. Under the influence of the African Union (AU), African ministers of information and communication technologies (ICT) have agreed to fast-track the harmonization of telecom policies and regulations in a bid to enhance communication in the region.
Premium-Inhalt. Laptops are getting faster, more portable and cheaper as the back-to-school season rolls in. A new range of lightweight laptops from PC makers priced between US$400 to $600 are as portable as netbooks but offer much better performance.
Premium-Inhalt. The reign of Hewlett-Packard's former CEO Mark Hurd was bookended by scandal -- only where the first one, in which the HP board was caught spying on journalists and others, allowed Hurd to consolidate power and nab the chairman's job, the second has sent him packing. Meanwhile, Oracle has sued Google, claiming that the Android mobile OS infringes on patents it acquired from Sun Microsystems.
Premium-Inhalt. Just two months after entering the African market, Bharti Airtel has acquired 100 percent ownership of Telecom Seychelles for US$62 million in order to consolidate its share of the African market.
Premium-Inhalt. Well, Oracle seems determined to make this a memorable Friday the 13th. Just as the open source community reels from the impact of an , it has now been revealed that Oracle has internally killed OpenSolaris.
Premium-Inhalt. Forget reality for a minute and try to picture an elegant solution to the problem of space garbage. Imagine that each piece of trash floats in space like a butterfly that can be gently scooped up with a net, preventing collisions.
Premium-Inhalt. Google will put up a fight in response to the patent- and copyright-infringement lawsuit that Oracle filed over the use of Java in the Android mobile phone platform.
Premium-Inhalt. After the exploited a zero-day vulnerability in a popular industrial controller, it's clear that operators of large-scale infrastructure management systems need to work with the IT security community to better safeguard these critical systems.
Premium-Inhalt. SouthPeak Interactive Corporation has announced the latest iteration in its flagship PC real-time strategy series. The game will release worldwide in the first quarter of next year. Read on for the first images and details.
Premium-Inhalt. Adobe released a this week to address serious security vulnerabilities. The most relevant update for the vast majority of users is the patch for Adobe Flash Player, but IT admins should also be aware of the updates for ColdFusion and Flash Media Server.
Premium-Inhalt. What happens when you mix eccentric family members, an instigator best friend, and an annual birthday quest? , a puzzle-based adventure game from .
Premium-Inhalt. When you're ready to say "Take this job and shove it," how should you deliver the message? With thanks to JetBlue's newest hero, here's a look at 8 unique job resignations using everything from song to sheetcake.