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Premium-Inhalt. Fully autonomous herds of robots could be the future of farming, or at least that's what one roboticist thinks. has developed an "Autonomous Micro Planter," which he's named Prospero.
Premium-Inhalt. With Apple's iPad 2 event , the rumor mill is spinning faster than ever. What's the wisdom of the Web predicting? A thinner, lighter iPad with at least one camera and beefier hardware.
Premium-Inhalt. Several themes seemed to govern most of the conversation at this year's Mobile World Congress (MWC) including the proliferation of tablets, the momentum behind the Android platform and of course what will become of Nokia now that it is an OEM aligned to Microsoft in the smartphone segment. These conversations will continue throughout 2011 but one key area that seemed to stand out relative to previous years was the mobile enterprise. We have highlighted some of the key areas illustrating why below.
Premium-Inhalt. The Australian Greens have called for an overhaul of the Federal Government's Telecommunications Interception and Intelligence Services Legislation Amendment Bill 2010, claiming the bill is in need of "major repair".
Premium-Inhalt. One of the two men accused of hacking AT&T's website to grab personal information about thousands of iPad users has been released on bail.
Premium-Inhalt. The much vaunted connects the U.S. and the UK, but apparently it also links Apple and the BBC? Also, Cupertino may plan to encheapen iPhones, the Comcast-NBC merger isn't bad news, and don't go, Jony Ive! The remains for February 28, 2011, are staying right here.
Premium-Inhalt. Samson's new won't hit stores until April, but you can pre-order one beginning on Monday, with your choice of a chrome finish or a limited-edition gold plating.
Premium-Inhalt. The Commonwealth Bank has released its NetBank mobile banking app for Android smartphones to customers.
Premium-Inhalt. The price of the popular e-reader has plummeted dramatically over the past two years, as growing competition from Apple's iPad and competing e-readers like Barnes & Noble's has inspired some impressive price-cutting on Amazon's part. The Kindle, which cost $350 in February 2009, is now as low as $139 for the Wi-Fi-only version.
Premium-Inhalt. ($30, 30-day free trial) helps you manage your ever-growing collection of passwords. I have about 400 of them stored in Mozilla Firefox, and I doubt I'm atypical. Many are useless or outdated; far too many are identical or similar. It's easy to slip into very bad habits, and to forget that even if you don't care if your log in to a , you could lose it all if you use the same password for something more important. Further, you have passwords and codes for things other than Web sites--bank accounts, home security, credit cards.
Premium-Inhalt. If you just nabbed a new Android smartphone or tablet, or are coveting one, which apps should you download immediately? Check out these 15 picks from CIO.com's mobile maestro Al Sacco.
Premium-Inhalt. If you're a fan of , the best free clean-up tool you can find anywhere, you'll be a fan of free as well. As the name says, it enhances CCleaner's already considerable capabilities
Premium-Inhalt. has captured 2 new spyware programs that have been infecting Android phones. The two programs, "SW.SecurePhone" and "SW.Qieting", can release an unsettling amount of personal information from an infected phone.
Premium-Inhalt. The HP LaserJet Pro CM1415fnw MFP seems to offer a lot for its low $450 (as of March 1, 2011) price: full capabilities (print/copy/fax/scan), wireless networking, Web apps, and . Small offices and businesses considering this printer, however, should also note what it lacks: speed and economy. It's one of the slowest models we've tested recently, and its toner is very pricey. In addition, it offers no automatic duplexing, which makes saving on paper costs harder. The has fewer bells and whistles by comparison, but it's noticeably faster.
Premium-Inhalt. Polywell's Poly X5800A3-990X ($3499 as of March 1, 2011) illustrates how close the competition is atop the . The X5800A3's strong showing on our tests puts it right with most of its rivals. The problem? Others do better.
Premium-Inhalt. Once upon a time, . Everything else was a secondary consideration, including the consumption of electricity. It didn't matter if there was no need for all that computing power. The rule of thumb was always to buy a sledgehammer to crack a nut.
Premium-Inhalt. A by IHS iSuppli found its materials cost nearly $360, compared with $320 for materials in the comparable 32GB iPad 3G.
Premium-Inhalt. Every new iOS device that Apple releases comes with a new set of challenges developers must overcome. Apple has done a stellar job documenting the progression of the iOS SDK and they continue to make competitive improvements to their devices without alienating developers. The iPad 2 is expected to be announced at tomorrow's super-hyped media event, which has ignited a frenzy of rumors lately. While the iPad 2's feature set is still largely unknown, as with all new iOS devices, writing apps for the updated tablet will feel extremely familiar. But to fully take advantage of the new hardware, here are some tips to fellow developers.
Premium-Inhalt. A Kinect-powered robot could soon be helping locate earthquake victims, thanks to the engineering ingenuity of a group of U.K. students. The rescue-robot, developed at the University of Warwick by , could help significantly reduce the costs involved in earthquake rescue attempts.
Premium-Inhalt. A New Hampshire man who made US$8 million by installing unwanted dial-up software on computers and then forcing them to call expensive premium telephone numbers was handed down an 82-month sentence on Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. IBM Australia has been awarded another major Australian e-health tender, picking up responsibilities for delivering a secure messaging platform that will be used in the Federal Government's $467 million personally controlled electronic health records (PCEHR) initiative.
Premium-Inhalt. The Dell 2150cdn looks like a business bargain. Its low $400 (as of February 25, 2011) purchase price buys you good performance and some expandability. Higher-volume offices should note, however, that the 2150cdn's toner costs range from just average to expensive.
Premium-Inhalt. The A50 Fusion Ultra PC ($449 as of March 1, 2011) is the first desktop packing one (previously codenamed Brazos) to undergo PCWorld Labs testing. The Fusion E-350, a 1.6GHz dual-core , seems to perform at much the same level as the AMD Athlon II Neo Processor K125-based found in the. The 7.5-by-5.9-by-1-inch A50 Fusion Ultra holds 2GB of DDR3 memory plus a 320GB hard drive. The $249 beats both the A50 Fusion Ultra and the ER1402 for storage, but can't match either on general performance.
Premium-Inhalt. A Facebook plug-in for website publishers that lets them add comment boards to their pages has been revamped with more granular controls for moderating discussions and a more fine-tuned relevance algorithm for ordering posts.
Premium-Inhalt. Intel on Tuesday provided further details about its Atom N570 chip and said netbooks with the processor will ship later this month.
Premium-Inhalt. As the tech world awaits the expected unveiling of 's next-generation iPad on Wednesday, a new report suggests the upcoming will be a minor upgrade. However, its future replacement--let's call it the --will be a super-duper slate that rocks the tablet world.
Premium-Inhalt. It was November 2009, and Don Dodge had just been laid off by . Instead of writing a new resume and collecting unemployment, he just waited for the phone to start ringing. Within two days, he had a new job at Google -- .
Premium-Inhalt. One evaluation of how well the browser on Motorola's spiffy new Xoom tablet supports HTML5 and other modern Web standards reaches a disappointing conclusion.
Premium-Inhalt. Stung by a high-profile , PayPal's CISO says application layer attacks remain a major threat to businesses in general, which need better defenses and actual testing of the DDoS tools they have.
Premium-Inhalt. Contrary to the popular stereotype, computer gaming is no longer a hobby restricted to teenage boys in their parents' basements. Rather, the mobile phone is increasingly the device of choice for , and the pastime is enjoyed by a full one-third of mobile phone users.
Premium-Inhalt. The Dell 1355cnw will appeal to small offices, as it combines print, copy, scan, and fax capabilities in an inexpensive ($420 as of March 1, 2011) package. It has wireless networking for good measure. Using an LED array to create images rather than the more widely known laser technology, it produces good output, too. As is the case with many low-cost MFPs, unfortunately, , and features are somewhat limited. It's a better choice in this price range than the color MFP, which produces inferior color images at a slower pace.
Premium-Inhalt. Following a three month , the ruggedised is now available through Optus.
Premium-Inhalt. This is an update of a post I wrote a couple years ago. It seems like a good time to revisit the topic, as I've recently received a few related e-mails from readers.
Premium-Inhalt. The Australian division of global cookware manufacturer, Meyer Cookware, has signed a six-figure deal with ERP developer, Pronto Software, to implement Pronto-Xi across the enterprise.
Premium-Inhalt. The search engine went slightly bonkers Monday afternoon, posting a deluge of pre-Oscar party photos.
Premium-Inhalt. The has won for now its skirmish with the CEO of HBGary Federal, the network security firm whose e-mails were stolen and posted on the Internet, over the content as well as the ease with which its network was hacked.