Premium-Inhalt. Just when my unnatural infatuation with all things Harry Potter started to die down, had to go and release an even more interactive way of experiencing life through the eyes of The Boy Who Lived. This kid-focused action game transports players right to the heart of the story about a young orphaned boy who learns he's actually a wizard. One of the first big titles to hit the Mac App Store, Feral Interactive delivers a terrific port of a fun game.
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Premium-Inhalt. Owners of the Samsung Galaxy Tab have so far waited pretty patiently for Google to upgrade the tablet from Froyo (a version of Android) to Gingerbread. But it would seem one developer got a little too impatient for the update, so got to work adding Android 2.3 themselves.
Premium-Inhalt. Why should medieval monks take all the credit for the art of illumination? Sure countless hours were spent in the abbey's scriptorium inking up a single letter, but let's fast forward to the hipsters of today, sporting full-on body narrative. This painstaking and permanent style of illumination calls for a font to match. We found it in the appropriately named (free), an intriguing font set by Canadian designer .
Premium-Inhalt. The 's carefully crafted reputation for raising the app walls high might be undermined with that Apple allowed another developer to pirate Wolfire's game, --and at a far lower price point.
Premium-Inhalt. With the issue of network neutrality behind the U.S. Federal Communications Commission -- at least temporarily -- the agency must turn its focus to freeing up wireless spectrum, reforming telecom subsidies and promoting broadband deployment and adoption, several telecom experts said Friday.
Premium-Inhalt. If JDA is "The Supply Chain Company" since their acquisition of i2, then who is RedPrairie after its acquisition of Escalate Retail? This was one of the first questions I asked after hearing that RedPrairie had closed its acquisition of Escalate yesterday, February 2, 2011. It's a very intriguing question, and after some analysis, I'd like to think that the combination of RedPrairie and Escalate Retail could potentially be "The Delight and Deliver Company".
Premium-Inhalt. ARM is considering 64-bit extensions for its CPU designs, but their absence today doesn't harm its chances in the server market, ARM CEO Warren East said this week.
Premium-Inhalt. Google has launched version 9 of its , which features Chrome Instant search, a speed enhancer that loads Web pages as you type a URL. Other notable upgrades include WebGL support for hardware-accelerated 3D graphics, as well as access to Google's new .
Premium-Inhalt. Legislators in Georgia and NFL coaches in Dallas are listening to the siren song of the iPad as a replacement for paper books in their bailiwicks. In the Peach State, Apple is pitching the iPad as a replacement for textbooks in the public schools. In Cowboy Land, America's Team is considering ditching paper playbooks for the Apple tablet.
Premium-Inhalt. An analyst's open letter to Nokia's CEO, a former executive, has triggered intense speculation that the Finnish phone maker will adopt Phone 7 as the firmware for at least some of its struggling smartphone line.
Premium-Inhalt. An investment fund that hid flaws in a computer application that set the fund's strategy for making trades has agreed to pay a and pay back $217 million in losses suffered by investors because of the problem.
Premium-Inhalt. You may have seen a video making the rounds this week: featuring hosts Katie Couric, Bryant Gumbel, and Elizabeth Vargas discussing this weird thing known as the Internet. Like, what that little "a" with the ring around it is for (@) and how it's pronounced (at? about? around?). Witness the sparkling dialog:
Premium-Inhalt. About six months ago I wrote a post on . Since then I've heard from lots of readers (some of whom were scratching their heads over , which left out the link to the actual fix), leading me to believe this is a pretty widespread problem.
Premium-Inhalt. Our top story for today flew right under the radar because we're all so used to Xbox Live content drops. Here's how next week's is different.
Premium-Inhalt. Increased revenue will foster mergers and acquisitions in the technology space, according to a survey by accounting and consulting firm BDO USA that polled chief financial officers at technology firms.
Premium-Inhalt. CyberPower's latest gaming desktops are out--and they're impressively configured for systems at a sub-$1500 price point. For instance, the CyberPower Gamer Xtreme 5000, equipped with Intel's second-generation Core processors, manages to hold its own on our chart, despite being less than half the price of most of its competition.
Premium-Inhalt. With most tech bellwethers having reported financial results, the earnings season is coming to a close, but BMC, NetSuite, AOL and IAC results this week offered insights into aspects of business IT and the Internet sector.
Premium-Inhalt. With the National Football League's as a background, the government announced what it called a record breaking $3.6 million sting aimed at counterfeit game-related sportswear sellers.
Premium-Inhalt. Can cloud-based computing be made more secure in the future using what crypto geeks call "fully homomorphic encryption" to send data as "encrypted blobs" that can be understood and subject to processing without having to actually de-crypt them first to see the plaintext?
Premium-Inhalt. An English hacker has admitted he stole 400 billion worth somewhere between $285,000 and $12 million in actual dollars from a popular online game, then sold some of them for cash on .