Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft's next version of the Windows operating system, dubbed Windows 8, will debut in 2012, company CEO Steve Ballmer said Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. TiVo Premiere owners can now watch Hulu content , thanks to a new deal between the companies announced Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. The explosion at a Chinese factory last week will affect production of Apple's iPad 2, but won't affect Apple's bottom line, a Wall Street analyst said today.
Premium-Inhalt. T-Mobile USA on Monday implemented four new smartphone data pricing plans that force users down from fast 4G speeds to much slower 2G speeds if they exceed a set amount of data usage and don't opt for a more expensive plan.
Premium-Inhalt. After earlier this month for $8.5 billion, most of the questions revolved around how Skype's IM, voice and video calling features will fit into Microsoft enterprise products such as Outlook and Lync.
Premium-Inhalt. An Hints reader was flummoxed: He (or she) used iTunes to sync pictures from iPhoto to his (or her) iPhone. But when he looked at the pictures on his phone, iPhoto Events didn't appear in the order he wanted. As far as he could tell, neither iTunes nor the iPhone offered any option to change the phone's photo-sorting behavior.
Premium-Inhalt. Jive Software has acquired , whose technology links Microsoft desktop applications with cloud-based enterprise social collaboration suites.
Premium-Inhalt. Get ready for some specs! Or some rumors! Rumors on specs, in fact! Supposed details of what's going to be inside HTC's upcoming "Holiday" smartphone have surfaced online. We first caught a glimpse of the Holiday with a suggestion that the HTC device would be making its way to AT&T. However, no information on what the smartphone was hiding within was given, until now.
Premium-Inhalt. The printing industry is a curious mix of old and new--a world rich with history that harks back hundreds of years, but relies on technology that changes and improves all the time.
Premium-Inhalt. The Asus U36JC ultraportable laptop ($1000) has lots of tangible benefits: good power from its second-generation Core i5 processor, lots of ports, and features like a quick start mode that lets you browse the Web before you boot into Windows. Where the U36JC falls down is in the intangibles: Utilities with cryptic explanations and a poorly designed touchpad.
Premium-Inhalt. After years of covering Apple, I figured any play called "The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs" sounded like fun. And it is fun, with lots of laughs and anecdotes and insights about Apple's history. But it is also an indictment of worker neglect by Apple's Chinese manufacturing partners and Apple itself. It also fingers the complicit acceptance by buyers of consumer electronics (not only from Apple). So it was particularly striking that I saw Mike Daisey's play the same weekend I edited a couple of stories about an in Chengdu.
Premium-Inhalt. Now that has unveiled its much-discussed --it's now using iPads as interactive product kiosks in its brick-and-mortar stores--customers are weighing in on the pros and cons of the new touchscreen brochures.
Premium-Inhalt. WASHINGTON - Xerox Corp., whose CEO Ursula Burns is advising President Obama on exports, last week told its product engineering employees that it is in outsourcing talks with India-based IT services firm HCL Technologies.
Premium-Inhalt. Back in the stone-knives-and-bearskin days of 2005, I wrote about the : "Will we soon take all of our pictures with a camera phone? Probably not." Shows what I know. In just six years, camera phones have evolved from taking pictures that looked sort of like Gauguin paintings to snapping sharp, high-quality photos--and in the process, have become practically ubiquitous lifestyle companions. Everyone, it seems, snaps photos for Facebook, Flickr, and e-mail with their mobile phone. The phone in your mobile phone is not yet the equal of a digital SLR, so you still need to take special care to take great pictures this way (check out my ), but it's amazing how good your results can be. And you can do things with a mobile phone that are difficult or impossible to do with a traditional camera. Case in point: this week, here are five awesome iPhone apps designed for photographers.
Premium-Inhalt. T-Mobile has revamped its data plans to include a cap system, thus leaving Sprint as the only major U.S. carrier to offer uncapped 4G mobile data plans.
Premium-Inhalt. Tech companies will sometimes announce IT hiring plans, but retailers rarely do. An exception might be Lowe's Companies Inc., which said Monday that it plans to fill up to 300 IT jobs, including 150 new positions.
Premium-Inhalt. As midyear approaches, Oracle has made only two small acquisitions. This is out of character for a vendor that has made buying other companies a core growth strategy, each year since 2005, for a total of since then.
Premium-Inhalt. The HP Pavilion g6 is exactly what you'd expect for its starting price of $450: bland. While there's absolutely nothing exciting about this machine, it does what it's supposed to do, and does it well: The chassis is simple yet sturdy, the keyboard and trackpad are well-designed, and the performance is just around average. This is a straightforward, solid for a good price.
Premium-Inhalt. Japanese director Takashi Miike has revealed that his next project is a courtroom drama based on a Nintendo DS game. Only one DS courtroom series springs immediately to mind...
Premium-Inhalt. As I mentioned last week, I've suffered some fairly catastrophic hardware failures of late. Thankfully, no critical data was lost, in part because I use Mozy to archive the important stuff (Word documents, my Outlook PST file, etc.) to the cloud.