Premium-Inhalt. It's a tough feeling for games to evoke, but when they're able to do it, the capability of games to make people laugh is one way how the medium reaches out to them on a human level. Rocco Botte, one of the founders of game-focused humor group Mega64 explains the phenomenon in our latest editorial.
Premium-Inhalt. Based on reader feedback and number of headlines in the news today, our Top Story for Jan. 24, 2011 is "DC Universe PS3 outsells PC by 4 percent."
Premium-Inhalt. The current crop of Internet addresses could start to disappear this week if a regional Internet registry makes one more request for two blocks of addresses.
Premium-Inhalt. What can you hack a Kinect to do? What can't you hack a Kinect to do? Control a robot? . Model the human skeleton? . Now MIT Media Lab researchers used a Kinect to capture holographic video, which they then were able to stream over the Internet.
Premium-Inhalt. I squeezed one super session presentation into my agenda at NRF two weeks ago. The CIO of Groupe Casino laid out his company's transformational effort with SAP Retail, focusing on omnichannel precision retailing. Earlier today my colleague Leslie Hand invited me to a meeting with Modiv Media at the Stop & Shop around the corner from IDC.
Premium-Inhalt. ($20, buy-only) is Stardock's free on steroids. A launch dock clone of the Mac OS X dock for XP, Vista, and Windows 7, Plus 2, unlike said free version, allows you to create as many docks as you want. This desktop utility allows you to hide the Windows taskbar, so it's a replacement, not an add-on. And you don't lose the Start menu, which is the first icon on both the free and Plus ObjectDocks. ObjectDock Plus didn't suffer the lag time for the Start Menu to appear that the free version suffered in XP.
Premium-Inhalt. Hopes for a decline in Internet access costs in Africa have been stoked by the commissioning of the Internet Exchange Point of Nigeria (IxPN) and the launch of a series of Internet portals across Africa by Ubuntu Media.
Premium-Inhalt. Google and Mozilla both want to give you more privacy controls in their Web browsers, but the way Chrome and Firefox handle do-not-track are quite different.
Premium-Inhalt. A battle for supremacy in investment in Africa has emerged between Japan and China, which are now competing for the dominance of the region's telecom market.
Premium-Inhalt. VMware's fourth-quarter revenue jumped 37 percent as businesses increased spending on its virtualization software, the company announced Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. If your job requires you to take a lot of screen shots--say, if you're a blogger, for instance-- can power up iOS's bare-bones screenshot feature. Superstash is a Web browser for the iPad that lets you quickly take screenshots of any Web page you visit, annotate them, and instantly share them with friends and colleagues, or file them for future reference.
Premium-Inhalt. A couple months back I wrote about , a free utility that scans selected folders on your hard drive, locates any duplicate files, then gives you the option of removing them.
Premium-Inhalt. After rescheduling it twice last year, Sierra Leone has launched its National ICT Advisory Council, leading the way for other countries in the Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS) that intend to make similar moves.
Premium-Inhalt. Modern energy efficient technologies are becoming the norm, and most businesses understand that implementing "green IT" helps the environment and the bottom line. But many IT professionals lack a tool that is critical to understanding the full impact of energy efficient practices.
Premium-Inhalt. Two-thirds of U.S. Internet connections are slower than 5 Mbps, putting the United States well behind speed leaders South Korea and Japan.