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Premium-Inhalt. The fourth paragraph in the story, "Tablets to be supercharged by quad-core chips," posted to the wire on Wednesday, has been updated to clarify the battery life of devices powered by Nvidia's Kal-El chip. Devices based on the chip will run for up to 12 hours on a single battery charge while playing 1440p video.
Premium-Inhalt. The is a unique networking and peer-to-peer file-sharing gadget from the company of the same name. Out of the box, it looks like nothing so much as a USB flash drive with a connector on each end. It's not. Upon closer scrutiny, you'll find that the iTwin ($99, price as of 2/7/2011) separates into two units. The two halves, each one plugged into a different PC, form a network connection that allows you to securely share files using hardware-based 256-bit AES encryption.
Premium-Inhalt. Chinese handset manufacturer ZTE plans to launch its first smartphone in the U.S. this year, a move that follows the company's latest success in securing a bigger hold of the mobile phone market.
Premium-Inhalt. If you were watching the news scene regarding Apple jailbreaking, you probably noticed some consternation from people that ran the latest . It seems that it's causing a DRM check on e-books, causing the iBooks app to refuse to read purchased, DRM-protected content. While this is being criticized as an attack on the jailbreak community, it being a legitimate defense against piracy of copyrighted content.
Premium-Inhalt. Look, there, up in the air: it's a bird, it's a plane, it's...well, it's me on a plane. Yes, this installment comes to you from high above the state of Michigan--such is the state of technology today. But think how much " amazing it will be when MacBooks have 3G, iOS apps have subscriptions, and AT&T admits that the Verizon iPhone is A Good Thing. Actually, if the remainders for Tuesday, February 15, 2011 are any indication, you might not have to wait very long at all.
Premium-Inhalt. More and more traveling executives are leaving their laptops behind in favor of the iPad. They're writing documents, crunching numbers, and sharing files. Can you really ? Here is my three-part game plan for success:
Premium-Inhalt. There may not be a ton of enthusiasm in the publishing world for --particularly when it comes to giving Cupertino a 30 percent slice of the pie. But the iPad juggernaut may be too big for many publishers to risk pushing back.
Premium-Inhalt. Voice and Internet communications while traveling are fraught with "gotchas" as road warriors try to wade through the minefield of price structures from cell phone carriers and Wi-Fi hotspot providers.
Premium-Inhalt. With the deadline for comments on its debit interchange rules just under a week away (Feb. 22), the Fed has already received over 530 submissions and I'm sure many more are on their way. While many are not that insightful, being variations of "what were you thinking?", several bring up points on which I have not seen much discussion. Over the next several days, I will be highlighting the most interesting and/or useful comments, and speculating on what effect they might have on the final regulations. The complete archive can be found , but I will also be linking to the individual documents as I go. The text of the Dodd-Frank law can be found at the bottom of this post.
Premium-Inhalt. CSIRO's Advanced Scientific Computing (ASC) division is to replace its SGI Altix supercomputer in an effort to increase the software compatibility of its high performance computing.
Premium-Inhalt. Mobile telecommunications service provider Tru states that it can offer mobile phone global roaming rates that are significantly lower than competitors. The company claims savings of over 75 per cent on call rates when overseas in the US and UK, and data usage fees that are up to 99 per cent cheaper than the roaming rates of Telstra, Optus, Vodafone and 3.
Premium-Inhalt. Marauding biker gang attacks Dell's offices!
Premium-Inhalt. Consumer demand for a may be less enthusiastic than first expected. Tech blog is reporting that first-week iPhone 4 sales didn't meet the expectations of Apple and Verizon Wireless.
Premium-Inhalt. Copying and pasting are two of the greatest additions to the modern computer, right alongside the mouse, the keyboard, and the non-spill coffee mug. But for cases when they're just not capable , Plum Amazing's takes copy and paste even further. And with the app's update to version 3.0, there are a few new features and an updated interface in the mix.
Premium-Inhalt. Circumvent Sony's PlayStation 3 security algorithms or run unauthorized software on your PS3 and Sony says it'll sever your access to its PlayStation Network for good. That's Sony's not-really-surprising official position on unsanctioned PS3-fiddling, just announced .
Premium-Inhalt. Search engine optimization, or SEO, is a powerful way for businesses to draw traffic to their Web sites and--they hope--increase sales along the way. Today, in fact, you might even say it's a foolish company that doesn't use , because its competitors most certainly do.
Premium-Inhalt. Google's Gmail service has a lot to offer its 193 million users: , add-ons, customization features and easy integration with mobile devices make it one of the most popular e-mail clients. The latest updates and features Google has rolled out beef up account security, streamline group e-mails, relax the obsessive e-mail checker and bring new features to mobile Gmail. Take a look at our tips and tricks below.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft has come to play, releasing the full version of . The software, which allows you to sync your Windows Phone 7, er, phone with your Mac is finally out of beta and available as a free download--and, in an interesting twist, it's only available from the Mac App Store.
Premium-Inhalt. The ViewPad 7 marks the ViewSonic's first foray into the tablet arena. The device packs a fair number of features into its squared-off 7-inch frame--most notably the ability to handle 3G data and the ability to double as a phone (if you pay for a voice plan and insert a SIM card into the slot). Unfortunately, the ViewPad 7 disappoints in other respects, including display quality, button navigation, and battery life. And you'll pay dearly for the contract-free flexibility of the ViewPad, which is priced at $430 as of January 31, 2011.
Premium-Inhalt. In a move that underscores the importance of both mobile devices and video in staying connected within enterprises, Logitech is extending its LifeSize video streaming system to iPads, iPhones and iPods.
Premium-Inhalt. Dell on Tuesday reported a 177 percent year-over-year increase in net income for its fourth fiscal quarter of 2011, driven by growth in enterprise server and PC sales.
Premium-Inhalt. Criminals have gotten pretty good at making fake Web sites (for PayPal, eBay, Facebook, etc.) look like the real thing. But what they can't fake quite as easily is the location of the Web server that's hosting their fraudulent site. You might be looking at a perfect replica of, say, Bank of America, but if the site is hosted in Uzbekistan, it's a good bet you shouldn't input your password.
Premium-Inhalt. I just keep running across more cool Windows tips. Rather than limit myself to last week's collection (read "" if you missed it), I've decided to just keep going. So read on for more tips that'll make you a savvy Windows user.
Premium-Inhalt. It's not often that businesses actually express a desire for more regulation. However, a quartet of global accounting firms recently did just that. BDO, Grant Thornton, Mazars and RSM International issued a joint statement last week, telling the European Commission that they all "strongly support the view that there is an urgent need for an integrated programme of reforms and a necessity for regulatory action." was in advance of a conference by the European Commission: Financial Reporting and Auditing -- A Time for Change?