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Premium-Inhalt. Dolby's new PC Entertainment Experience 4, or PPEv4, pushes the capacity of one of the weakest sound players on the planet: the laptop. Built into the new line of , PPEv4 sounded great and didn’t disappoint at CES this week.
Premium-Inhalt. At a private dinner here in Las Vegas last night, Sprint CEO Dan Hesse pointed out that in recent memory CES wasn't about wireless technology at all. RIM CEO Mike Lazaridis added that he recalls the days when the wireless part of CES was contained in one little tent at the back of the exhibit hall, and everybody in there knew each other.
Premium-Inhalt. Mitsubishi expects its 92-inch 3D TV to be the largest consumer television on the market when it launches mid-year -- even if very few consumers can afford it.
Premium-Inhalt. Home is where the network is: That's the mantra of networking vendors at the in Las Vegas this week.
Premium-Inhalt. Vizio's feature revamped Vizio Internet Apps, and even a few ultra-widescreen TVs. Read on for our first impressions, plus a few videos. Also, don't forget to check out our hands-on video with the new .
Premium-Inhalt. Glasses-free 3D TVs (also known as "autostereoscopic TVs") are practically the flying cars of CES--everyone wants them, but they never seem to make it to market. Here's a rundown on the state of glasses-free 3D TV, and a list of the companies to look out for over the next year.
Premium-Inhalt. Don’t enter my air space. I will shoot you down. I will shoot you down fast. That’s basically all I can do. from , is a missile defense game that draws its inspiration from Missile Command, even though it plays like a bizarro-version of Flight Control. Simply put: Flight Control is a route-creation game where you need to get your planes to land safely. In Exclusion Zone, you want to guide your missiles so nothing lands safely.
Premium-Inhalt. Since we posted our Thursday, I’ve received a lot of questions about the nitty gritty details of what you’re legally entitled to do with an app you buy from the Mac App Store.
Premium-Inhalt. Verizon sends the press release heard round the Intertubes, Apple announces a private soirée, and one fake Steve Jobs Twitter account finds itself under the gun. The remainders for Friday, January 7, 2010 can hear you now.
Premium-Inhalt. Verizon has announced a special event next Tuesday at the Lincoln Center in New York. Although the company isn't telling the specific subject of the event, it's believed to be of a
Premium-Inhalt. The Federal Government’s mandatory internet service provider (ISP) level filter is still on the agenda, according to the Prime Minister, Julia Gillard.
Premium-Inhalt. Another in the Tegra 2 hit parade, (the first, the 7-inch A7, shipped late last year). This unit has an IPS display with 1366 by 768 pixel resolution, which is higher than most of the other tablets we've seen announced at the show.
Premium-Inhalt. Erebus: the personification of darkness and shadow, and son of the Greek god Chaos. Not entirely sure why iBuyPower picked such a sinister moniker for their custom-made, liquid cooled behemoth (I would've gone with "Nemo"), but it's a fitting title for impressive hardware.
Premium-Inhalt. You've probably heard of the . It was created in 1947 by the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists to give mankind an idea of how close it is to catastrophic destruction. A has been launched by , only it's counting how many spam pages are created on the Internet every second. Since January 1 alone, 156.8 million spam pages have been created on the Web, and the clock keeps counting and counting....
Premium-Inhalt. Hardware companies are preparing for the future launch of Microsoft's Windows OS on Arm but have differing views of what kinds of devices the OS will actually go into.
Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. Federal Communications Commission decided to push forward on its proposal for an incentive spectrum auction, despite likely criticism from some corners, because it thought the plan would be the quickest way to get wireless spectrum in use by mobile broadband providers, FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski said.
Premium-Inhalt. The voice-over-IP company that owns MagicJack -- the USB stick that enables phone calls on a PC -- is getting ready to release a new version of the device that doesn't need the PC.
Premium-Inhalt. The long, long, long awaited is very probably going to be announced by Verizon and Apple at . Of course nothing is official, but the time is certainly right.
Premium-Inhalt. Once again someone "familiar with the matter" is confirming what everybody suspects: Verizon will announce it's getting a version of the iPhone at a .
Premium-Inhalt. ioSafe's Rugged Portable hard drive launched at the Consumer Electronics Show this week withstood drops, submersion and even blasts from a 12-guage shot gun.
Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. Department of Justice served Twitter with a subpoena seeking information about the accounts of the Wikileaks organization, its founder Julian Assange and other members and supporters, according to Twitter posts from people involved and documents published by Salon.com.
Premium-Inhalt. NBN Co has called on housing developers to apply for fibre installation at housing estates of over 100 premises, with deployment of the technology expected to commence from the end of February.
Premium-Inhalt. Nyko is bringing the Perfect Shot handgun controller -- similar to the one that launched for Wii in 2007 -- to the Playstation Move. The Move controller slides into the top of the gun shell, which rumbles with help from two AA batteries that last about 20 hours. The Perfect Shot will cost $14.99 when it launches in March.
Premium-Inhalt. Optus will introduce two-year warranties for Apple’s iPhone on post-paid contracts of the same length, with competitors set to follow in order to comply with changes to Australian consumer legislation.
Premium-Inhalt. We've seen quite a few of -- they're generally known for their high-end gaming PCs. Maingear also makes home theater PCs, and for 2011, they've decided to pull out all the stops.
Premium-Inhalt. More government IT departments will be expected to pay close attention to improving data management, after a consultation was launched to significantly extend the Freedom of Information Act.
Premium-Inhalt. Prior to CES, there were only a handful of phones with front-facing cameras: the iPhone 4, the EVO 4G and the T-Mobile myTouch 4G to name a few. This year's CES was all about 4G, for sure, but video chat is definitely one of the apps carriers love to use as an example of how great the next generation of data speeds is.
Premium-Inhalt. The flood of 4G phones at CES 2011 started with the ($150 with a two-year contract from Sprint). Available January 9, the Shift 4G is a follow-up to last year's popular , the first 4G phone on Sprint's WiMAX network is somewhat of a lesser version of its brother. It has a smaller, 3.6-inch display and no front-facing camera. If you are a keyboard addict and don't like the large size of the EVO 4G, the Shift 4G might appeal to you.
Premium-Inhalt. NBN Co chief executive, Mike Quigley, has played down the current controversy surrounding his former employer, Alcatel-Lucent’s, recent $US137 million settlement for bribery cases brought by US authorities.
Premium-Inhalt. Kingston this week at showed PC Advisor an accessory that dramatically increases the storage capabilites of Apple's . The 'Mobi SX' is a WEP-secured wireless storage device that allows up to three people to store and then stream media files.
Premium-Inhalt. It's been an interesting week watching all the many products coming out of this year's , with all their shiny new features and innovative appeal.
Premium-Inhalt. Is the desktop PC dead? Far from it.
Premium-Inhalt. We during our first day at CES. After a couple more days wandering the vast expanses of the Las Vegas Convention Center, I have to say: The media may claim that tablets are the hot items at the show, but I couldn’t throw my press badge without hitting an iPhone battery case or an iPad keyboard (including the Clamcase, which we got an yesterday). Still, we came across scads of interesting products for users of Apple’s various gadgets. Here’s our second installment of things that were unique or especially interesting.
Premium-Inhalt. CES 2011 saw the announcement of lots of Android tablets, gobs of 3D HDTVs, , and . All that stuff is great, but that's not really what GeekTech is all about. No. We want the Geek. We want the weird tech, the awesome tech, the stuff that pushes the limits. And luckily for us, there was plenty on show this year in Vegas. Submitted for your approval and enjoyment, here are some of the geekiest finds from CES 2011.
Premium-Inhalt. Software piracy may not be quite as disruptive as the high seas kind, but it’s certainly more widespread. With this week’s , it was only a matter of time before the something-for-nothing crowd figured out a way to bypass Apple’s restrictions. But is the so-called hack currently making the rounds really a flaw in the system, or just human error?
Premium-Inhalt. such as the and have become popular thanks to the convenience of carrying an entire library's worth of books on one device. But if you don't have room in your budget for a Kindle, fret not: Your Android phone can serve as a capable and pocket-size e-reader in its own right. Google has joined the e-publishing fray with its Google Books service, and now the Google Books app for Android brings the vast Google Books catalog to your phone.
Premium-Inhalt. An Intel executive on Friday said that its Light Peak interconnect technology, designed to link PCs to devices like displays and external storage, is ready for implementation.