Premium-Inhalt. Here at Geek Tech, we've seen plenty of cool medical robots designed to make our lives easier. Take , the tiny blood clot buster, or to help the blind "see." This time around, we're looking at a fascinating potential treatment for brain tumors. And it all begins with a small, hat-like contraption.
Premium-Inhalt. Rejoice, fellow iTunes indentured users fans, for Apple has released a minor update that does something besides just "fix bugs and improve stability."
Premium-Inhalt. This week, a $12 billion maker of network connectors and panels will unveil a chipset to provide greater and visibility in networks.
Premium-Inhalt. Google has warned users of its Google Video service that their content will be obliterated after May 13, as the company formally shifts its multimedia focus to YouTube.
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Premium-Inhalt. I like to watch shows about nature, I admit it. The Arctic is especially intriguing, because I've never been able to figure out how those crazy animals manage to survive out there on the ice. More importantly, if arctic animals can survive both in and out of the frigid water that surrounds such a cold and bleak landscape, why can't I? Certainly polar bears and seals have decent coats, but that just wouldn't be enough for me.
Premium-Inhalt. A pair of remote controlled robots entered a reactor building at the stricken Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant on Sunday morning for the first time.
Premium-Inhalt. Scientists have finally done it! In what looks like an incredibly complicated setup scientists have not just figured out how to transport information using the quantum highway, but they have actually done it.
Premium-Inhalt. In the market for a new toilet? Before heading down to the neighborhood hardware store and dropping a few Benjamins on a regular pooper, you might want to take a look at Kohler's newest flushing masterpiece, the .
Premium-Inhalt. It’s . The T-Mobile has returned ($100 with a two-year contract from T-Mobile; available April 20), and this time it has . As a former Sidekick LX user (and honestly, I kind of miss good physical keyboards), I was excited to check out Samsung’s spin on this legendary phone. Did Samsung succeed in reviving the Sidekick brand? For the most part, I think it did. Everything we know and love about the Sidekick is still there, but I wish Samsung had baked in enhancements in a few other areas other than just design and data speeds.
Premium-Inhalt. Here's a tale of two cities. She's a Philadelphia-born rocker known for driving beats and in-your-face lyrics. He's a Parisian design student with a guitar hero alter-ego and a handful of pixel bricks. What bad grrrl guitarist Joan Jett and apprentice typographer Izzy-sparks have in common is a heart made for rock and a homage font as black and distressed as the lead singer's wardrobe. (free) is a display font with attitude to spare.
Premium-Inhalt. This time, sensation-seekers, I’m going to talk about the three different bits of hardware in my office that I considered upgrading over the past month or two, and how I walked myself through each decision.
Premium-Inhalt. Dating site has announced it will screen its customers against the . In a Sunday email to the Associated Press, Match.com president that the company had debated the screenings before, but said the "historical unreliability" of the registries had led them to decide against it.
Premium-Inhalt. When it comes to building wondrous contraptions with humble Lego bricks, Youtube user doesn't like to mess around. His latest device employs dump trucks, a train, multiple Ferris wheels, a robotic crane, and a few hundred soccer balls and basketballs. But to what end? You'll have to .
Premium-Inhalt. When it was founded in 1997, a Taiwanese firm with the drab, generic name High-Tech Computer did what almost everyone on the island does: It made its money doing contract manufacturing work for bigger-name brands.
Premium-Inhalt. Hong Kong Financial Secretary John C. Tsang has noticed mobility to be a common thread linking entries in all categories of the ICT Awards this year.
Premium-Inhalt. Huawei reported an increased net profit of US$3.64 billion in 2010, up 30 per cent from 2009, according to its full-year 2010 financial results audited independently by international accounting firm KPMG.
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Premium-Inhalt. The Supreme Court on Monday heard oral arguments on i4i's patent lawsuit against , and the software industry is holding out hope that a pro-Microsoft ruling will help bring sanity to a software patent system run amok.
Premium-Inhalt. Telltale Games has just announced that it's bringing the world of Law & Order: LA to their range of episodic games. The new series will follow Detective Ricardo Morales and Tomas "TJ" Jaruszalski through a series of cases in LA, and will feature interrogation, criminal investigations and courtroom drama -- as well as cast members from the series reprising their roles in the interactive episodes.
Premium-Inhalt. The smartphone patent wars have heated up with Apple's patent infringement suit against Samsung, which claims Samsung's Galaxy line of phones and tablets borrows too much from the Apple iPhone and other products.
Premium-Inhalt. Is Apple making some under-the-hood changes to the MacBook Air? And, if the iPad is now available at more stores, how come people are still lining up? Finally, while the iPad may be good for me and good for you, is it really good for America? The remainders for Monday, April 18, 2011 are red, white, and blue all over.
Premium-Inhalt. In a move that is unlikely to win it any new friends in the privacy community, has announced that it will retain consumer search data for a substantially longer period of time than it does today.
Premium-Inhalt. With its article this morning, the Wall Street Journal offers a fascinating study in how one small industry is having to remake itself because of Chinese demand.
Premium-Inhalt. Chuck Noski, last week, seems on-board for the long haul as the Charlotte, N.C.-based banking giant works through its management problems. But in losing his leadership in the CFO's role, BofA is raising questions about how it is reshaping its top-executive ranks.
Premium-Inhalt. University of Aberdeen researchers are collaborating with the Indian government on the development of trusted mobile technology for rural healthcare.
Premium-Inhalt. If you stop and think about it, a Windows PC is a pretty amazing machine. That little box (or big box, if you use a desktop) contains dozens of small components most likely made by different companies, in different factories all around the world. All you have to do is press the power button, and Windows makes everything work together.
Premium-Inhalt. Funny money is no laughing matter when parents get the credit card bill. Here is the proof. A federal class-action lawsuit against Apple claims Apple is complicit in a scheme to get kids to buy level-ups and game credits "in games it promoted ... to children as ‘free.'"
Premium-Inhalt. Let's be frank: AMD's processors aren't as good as Intel's, by and large. Intel's processors have offered better total performance and better performance-per-watt ever since the days of the Core 2 Duo, with few exceptions. If we set the way-back machine to 1999, the story is different. Intel's dominance was seriously challenged when AMD released the Athlon, which crushed the latest Intel chip (the Pentium III) in just about every performance test you could throw at it. This kicked off a major speed race, but AMD held its own and generally outperformed Intel through the introduction of the Athlon 64.
Premium-Inhalt. Toshiba has introduced a series of self-encrypting hard drives that come with what the company says is a unique self-diagnostic feature that blocks access to data if the drive doesn't recognize the host, in case it is lost or stolen.
Premium-Inhalt. Looks like Google is doing a little spring cleaning and the latest on to be swept under the rug is Google Video.
Premium-Inhalt. We are always looking for ways to get used in electronics, but what if we just started by making them with something biodegradable?
Premium-Inhalt. Apple has sued Samsung for allegedly copying the iPad, iPod and iPhone with its Galaxy Tab and Galaxy handsets.
Premium-Inhalt. Blue Coat Systems, Inc. has developed a Web security solution which allows small and medium businesses to use social networking sites for official business activities, but with access restrictions to recreation content.
Premium-Inhalt. Accelerating new leadership and communication skills tops the Top 10 Global Project Management Trends list by global project management learning company, ESI International.
Premium-Inhalt. The Asia Pacific region is no longer able to meet IPv4 demand due to the unprecedented fixed and mobile network growth in the region, according to the Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC), the regional Internet registry for the Asia Pacific.
Premium-Inhalt. "We will make the tough cuts necessary to achieve these savings, including in programs I care about, but I will not sacrifice the core investments we need to grow and create jobs. We'll invest in...clean energy technology....We will invest in education and job training. We will do what we need to compete and we will win the future."
Premium-Inhalt. If you love retro games, and consider your love of them to be more of a lifestyle, then have we got the status symbol for you. A small company called has appeared and debuted their custom-made, walnut-encased .
Premium-Inhalt. Toshiba's web site promotes its Satellite L635 line of laptops as being "for kids," but what the company really seems to mean is that it's for parents who don't want their kids to engage in serious PC gaming. While moderately priced ($780 as of April 15, 2011) for a portable with a 13.3-inch widescreen LED-backlit display, built-in DVD recorder and integrated webcam, the Satellite L635-S3104 we tested turned in mediocre PC WorldBench and gaming scores, with only so-so video and pretty poor audio quality.
Premium-Inhalt. It turns out chlorine can brighten more than laundry whites: A University of Toronto team has doubled the efficiency of their OLED displays using the common bleach element.
Premium-Inhalt. Looking to do some graphics work without all the bulk and expense of Photoshop? Flying Meat’s Eddy-award-winning image editor provides a lot of the functionality for a fraction of the price, and the latest update, version 3.0, adds even more in the way of features.
Premium-Inhalt. Sure, Best Buy and Toys R Us are , but don't count on finding a tablet available for purchase at your nearest big box store.
Premium-Inhalt. The Human brain has been mapped for the first time by the . Scientists released the on Friday after more than 4 years of extensive research to understand how brain works and aid new discoveries in disease and treatments.