Nach Beschwerden über Werbeanrufe für Gewinnspiele - mit teuren Folgen - hat die Bundesnetzagentur nun die Konsumenten gestärkt: Die Telekom darf entsprechende Gebühren nicht mehr über die Telefonrechnung verlangen. …mehr
Das Internet wird auch im Jahr 2011 die sinkenden Einnahmen der gedruckten Zeitungen nicht ausgleichen können. …mehr
Premium-Inhalt. The days of e-mailing the whole office to ask if anyone has a mobile-phone charger that fits your phone are numbered, as European standardization bodies on Wednesday released harmonized standards for a common charger.
Premium-Inhalt. Skype's CIO Lars Rabbe on Wednesday offered a frank assessment of the recent 24-hour lapse in its Internet telephony service, in a that also laid out what the company is now doing to make its network more robust.
Premium-Inhalt. With , Apple has streamlined and simplified the process of installing Mac OS X. While older versions of OS X made you decide what kind of installation you wanted to perform before you even specified what to install, Snow Leopard's installer gives you a single installation path. It's considerably easier.
Premium-Inhalt. New to the Mac? Welcome to the Mac world. Things probably look a little strange around here. There's no Start menu down at the bottom of the screen. Menus stay up at the top no matter which application you're using. And those green, yellow, and red buttons in window corners don't do exactly the same things they did on your old PC.
Premium-Inhalt. Nokia Siemens Networks' US$1.2 billion acquisition of Motorola's cellular networks business has been delayed pending a review from Chinese government regulators.
Premium-Inhalt. Gaming giant Nintendo Japan just listed over 30 Nintendo 3DS apps and games the public will have a chance to test drive when Nintendo World 2011 gets underway in Tokyo next month.
Premium-Inhalt. The new paradigm of mobile banking carries with it inherent risks, but there's no reason for consumers to be less confident about the security of their data if the right safeguards are in place, says the chief technology officer (CTO) of Sydney-based Westpac bank.
Premium-Inhalt. Xequte Software's inexpensive isn't always appealing to look at, but it sure is easy to use. DVD PixPlay walks you through the slide show creation process, allowing you to create and share a full-featured slide show in just five steps.
Premium-Inhalt. Sometimes, apps come along whose core functionality seems so magical that you feel simply obligated to try them. , a free-with-an-asterisk app from , falls precisely in that category. You point your iPhone's camera at words in one language, and see an instantaneous live preview that digitally replaces the text with its translation.
Premium-Inhalt. Like many companies, EMC looked to the Cloud as a means to address growth, reduce costs, and manage a data centre that was rapidly approaching 100 per cent utilisation.
Premium-Inhalt. Skype today blamed last week's outage on a combination of overloaded instant messaging servers, buggy software, and the failure of its "supernode" infrastructure.
Premium-Inhalt. Federal authorities have charged a California woman with securities fraud for allegedly passing detailed financial information on Nvidia and Marvell Technologies to portfolio managers at two hedge funds.
Premium-Inhalt. Hard disk drives sure have come a long way, baby.
Premium-Inhalt. There are few DIY building materials as great as Lego. There are few DIY projects as great as pinhole cameras. So if you can manage to merge the two into one project, well, you my friend deserve an award. One industrious DIYer not only built a pinhole camera out of Lego, this person .
Premium-Inhalt. Everyone has a different way of managing their Web favorites--the sites they visit regularly. My method of choice is the Favorites Bar, which spans the top of the browser and puts my most-visited sites a single click away.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple's TV and movie rental business is already a tenth that of Netflix's, according to estimates by an industry analyst.
Premium-Inhalt. Yesterday I compiled a list of the most popular clean energy blog posts of 2010 in the IDC Energy Insights community. Today it's time to do the same for our smart grid blog. As with the clean energy blog, I do this partially because it's expected, partially because it's fun and partially because we can infer which topics were the most important to our followers.
Premium-Inhalt. According to data compiled by ASCII Corporation, Pokemon Black Version and Pokemon White Version for DS and the PSP were the best selling software and hardware in Japan this year.
Premium-Inhalt. Have you ever wanted to build, share, and use awesome Flash creations? The Website lets you do just that (and unless you speak Japanese, then you may want to check out the fully ). After a substantially long period of drooling in front of my monitors, I found a couple awesome Flash scripts that you need to check out. If you're sitting at home bored out of your mind, then Wonderfl is definitely a site to check out.
Premium-Inhalt. Nintendo of Japan reveals 31 Nintendo 3DS titles available for viewing by the general public next month at Nintendo World 2011 in Tokyo, Japan.
Premium-Inhalt. One may be the loneliest number, but that's how most people use GarageBand--sitting alone in front of their Mac, playing along with loops and building songs track by track. And while this method works well for solo artists, it can be time-consuming when working with a band.
Premium-Inhalt. Late last year, we covered an on a single chip. That sounds impressive, but a new prototype makes this looks like child's play.
Premium-Inhalt. Halfbrick Studios releases its newest title, Raskulls, on Xbox Live Arcade today. Halfbrick is known better for creating games on iPhone and PSP.
Premium-Inhalt. Capcom's stand-alone adventure starring Dead Rising 1 protagonist Frank West and Dead Rising 2 star Chuck Greene releases on Xbox Live Arcade today.
Premium-Inhalt. Classic puzzle game Bejeweled gets a makeover in PopCap's newest version of the game, Bejeweled 3. The original game, which was released in 2001, was also followed up by Bejeweled 2, Bejeweled Twist, and Bejeweled Blitz. This latest addition to the casual series brings fresh graphics, sounds, and all new modes of play.
Premium-Inhalt. If you plan on purchasing a to pacify your toddler on long car-trips, think again--Nintendo says the handheld console should not be used by children under six.
Premium-Inhalt. Billionaire Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen yesterday filed a last-minute revision of a patent infringement lawsuit against 11 technology companies to include detailed claims that targeted Google's Android operating system, Apple's iTunes and App Store and Facebook's "Like" feature.
Premium-Inhalt. Analysts and researchers are coming out with some crazy predictions about iPad shipments in 2011. Today's outrageous number comes from market analysts at DigiTimes Research predicting Apple will order 65 million iPad screens from its suppliers -- LG Display, Samsung and Chimei Innolux -- by the end of 2011. DigiTimes Research's projections are based on its report that iPad screen shipments for November reached 2.7 million -- 1.5 million from LG, 1.2 million from Samsung.
Premium-Inhalt. Viewing 3D TV while out and about is just one of the technological treats that 2011 may have in store. LG is expected to announce a new Mobile Digital TV (MDTV) at CES 2011. While that by itself isn't too impressive, the new models are expected to support 3D video playback.
Premium-Inhalt. A developer made a game about her grandparents' 70-year marriage using actual documentary techniques. It's a game you'll probably never play -- but here's why it's important, anyway.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft Office 365, a suite of business-focused, cloud-based applications that was , is actually a repackaging and updating of various offerings -- optimized for the . The intent is to give small businesses the kind of benefits that up until now only large companies have been able to get from services such as Exchange and SharePoint.