Premium-Inhalt. We’ve worried about robots steadily and even . Robots even and were out to, er, . But none of this block the path for some great robotic creations in 2010, including both scientific and homemade inventions. So here are just a few of GeekTech’s robotic highlights of the last year.
Premium-Inhalt. Hackers are exploiting a vulnerability in Microsoft Word to plant malware on Windows PCs, Microsoft said Tuesday.
Premium-Inhalt. China may soon ban Skype, the government's official newspaper said today, potentially putting the popular Internet chat and phone service in the same boat as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
Premium-Inhalt. Groupon is in the midst of a $950 million funding round, weeks after it reportedly rejected a US$6 billion acquisition offer from Google.
Premium-Inhalt. The European Union's industry commissioner wants the power to block China from buying up European tech companies.
Premium-Inhalt. High-quality broadband access for all Europeans came a step closer this week when the second European satellite dedicated to delivering broadband Internet connections was launched.
Premium-Inhalt. iPhones send beers and fists flying, CNN is still thinking about 'Antennagate', and magazines are struggling on the iPad. If I'm not mistaken, these are your remainders for Wednesday, December 29.
Premium-Inhalt. Excel add-in piles so many features onto Excel, it can make you dizzy. You can convert text to uppercase, lowercase, or proper case (first word capitalized), merge and import multiple files, and copy a selection to the clipboard as HTML. Jobs that you could already do get grouped logically into one place. For instance, the Vision Control dialog box lets you hide and unhide gridlines, page breaks, tabs, and scroll bars. You can easily reverse the order of selected cells, fill a range with random numbers, and change hyperlinks to hyperlink() formulas.
Premium-Inhalt. Hackers are aiming for users of Google's Android mobile operating system with a malicious application that harvests personal information and sends it to a remote server.
Premium-Inhalt. This year it seems like every other computing news story has discussed virtualization, and if you haven't yet got a grip on what it means, you probably feel a little left-out. Virtualization seems to defy common sense, and it can be hard to understand why there's a rush of interest surrounding it.
Premium-Inhalt. The bad news recently arrived that Yahoo, the struggling search/media/something-or-other Internet giant, . The company is also a handful of products—, a popular online bookmarking service used widely in Mac and iOS apps, was rumored to be on the "sunset" list, but . Still, with the future of Delicious in the air, social bookmarkers may feel like Yahoo is leaving your treasure trove of links hanging in the cloud.
Premium-Inhalt. Skype on Thursday a new version of its iOS app, which enables free video chatting between iPhones, iPods and iPads over WiFi and 3G connections. Skype users will also be able to make video calls with their friends on Windows computers, as well as with Mac users.
Premium-Inhalt. Who's to blame for the massive that knocked 10 million users off the grid right before the holiday season? Microsoft's Windows? Or Skype itself?
Premium-Inhalt. The iPhone in 2010 wasn't just topping headlines for and . Apple's smartphone also had a seedy underbelly over the past 12 months filled with robberies, muggings, murder and assault. Numerous criminals tried to get away with iPhone-related schemes this year, but were often foiled thanks to the handset's numerous capabilities such as GPS, Wi-Fi and video capture.
Premium-Inhalt. If you're like me, chances are you have things you would rather be doing than watching second-rate pop acts perform between Cathy Griffin and Anderson Cooper bantering back and forth with each other, and listening to people from someplace you don't care about talk about how excited they are to be celebrating he arrival of 2011. In case you know you don't want to be doing that, but also have no idea what to do instead, here are a few ideas.
Premium-Inhalt. Intel will be ringing in the New Year with their long-awaited second-generation Core processor, codenamed "Sandy Bridge." It's the "tock" of the company's 32-nanometer fabrication process, which succeeds this year's corresponding "tick"-the 32-nanometer die shrink of the company's Nehalem microarchitecture,
Premium-Inhalt. If you've rapidly grown tired of your MacBook Air, Grantwood Technology's new offers you the opportunity to misplace it with style. Made of a vinyl exterior and a ballistic nylon interior, the Macvelope is designed to look like a standard interoffice manila envelope, from back in the days when offices used "paper" and needed "envelopes" to move it from place to place.
Premium-Inhalt. is only a few days away, but that hasn't stopped Santech from getting the Sandy Bridge party started: This Italian company has announced its upcoming laptop (Google translation) ahead of the show, with several new Intel processor options included.
Premium-Inhalt. The second game from Breath of Death VII developer Zeboyd Games releases as an Xbox Live Indie Games today.
Premium-Inhalt. Looking for a fast, no-fuss way to share big files with friends or family members? Until recently, your best option was Drop.io.
Premium-Inhalt. Is it really true that before Macintosh users are under siege by a flood of viruses and malware? McAfee announced recently that for people using Apple computers, as hackers will be increasingly attracted by growing Mac market share. It's not at all hard to .
Premium-Inhalt. Johnny Cash makes his Rock Band debut next week with an eight track DLC pack of his greatest hits beginning January 4 in the Rock Band 3 Music Store.
Premium-Inhalt. has been updated to version 2.0, sporting what developer Davander Mobile calls “a vastly improved user interface,” double the number of “cat crushes,” and newly introduced cat laser technology.
Premium-Inhalt. With over 50 million versions of Jenga sold since it was released over 25 years ago, there is a huge audience of fans wanting to know if stacks up.
Premium-Inhalt. In October, Amazon promised that by the end of the year, and the retail giant has at last delivered that feature—just under the wire. On Thursday, the company quietly updated its e-book system to titles.
Premium-Inhalt. A California woman whose lawsuit against Microsoft was dismissed earlier this year has again sued the company over "downgrade" rights to the nine-year-old Windows XP, according to federal court documents.
Premium-Inhalt. I know that I saying that I was happy with my Samsung Captivate, and that my main interest in Google and Samsung’s Nexus S was in the mod community reverse-engineering it to use with the existing Galaxy S line. That is, until I went out and got one. There’s a lot I could say about the smartphone, review-wise; I’m not here today to do that, though.
Premium-Inhalt. It’s easy to never go beyond the basics of Open and Save dialog boxes, despite their being perhaps the most-used feature of the Mac interface. Instead of simply working with the basics, make these dialog boxes work for you. (The last two tips here are Snow Leopard-only.)
Premium-Inhalt. The Indian government on Thursday said that it has discovered that private vendors, detective agencies and companies have imported equipment that is capable of illegally monitoring mobile and other communications.
Premium-Inhalt. When Apple CEO Steve Jobs formally introduced the iPad in January of this year, he had mostly the consumer market in mind for his much anticipated new product. Nonetheless, the iPad, and similar consumer-focused devices such as the iPhone and Android-based smartphones are increasingly being used for work-related duties.
Premium-Inhalt. Facebook was the most visited website in the United States in 2010, and the world's largest social network was also the year's most popular search term, according to . Facebook accounted for 8.93 percent of all US visits between January and November, the metrics firm said in its year-end round up. Google came in second with 7.19 percent of visits with Yahoo Mail, Yahoo and YouTube rounding out the top five.