Premium-Inhalt. There's a reason it's called beta software. While Apple's latest developer build is certainly a glimpse into the promising future of iOS 5, it's not for everyone. Missing features, broken apps, and general quirkiness is abound- though you can't say they didn't tell you so: Apple specifically recommends only installing beta software on dedicated testing hardware. They also warn that once you install iOS 5, there's no going back.
Premium-Inhalt. On the Tuesday before , the big "press conference day," I was watching Microsoft, EA, Ubisoft, and Sony trot out their new games and "experiences" to an international audience. As the day went on, I believe I had this subconscious concern enter my head, but it didn't really pop out until after Sony's press conference was done. After watching their presentation with Uncharted 3, NBA 2K12, some more games with guns, and the re-unveiling of the PS Vita and all its neat-o software, I asked out loud, "Uh, were there any Japanese games there?"
Premium-Inhalt. In their constant bid to try and earn more advertising dollars for Xbox Live, Microsoft is introducing Kinect-enabled advertisements (via the New York Times).
Premium-Inhalt. The coast is not yet clear for LightSquared's hybrid satellite-LTE network despite the company's announcement on Monday that it has found a solution to interference with GPS.
Premium-Inhalt. Oracle said Tuesday that it entered into an agreement to acquire FatWire Software, a privately-held company that specializes in software for businesses to manage their websites.
Premium-Inhalt. The hacking group known as LulzSec pledged to continue their online rampage Tuesday, a day after U.K. police arrested a man allegedly affiliated with the group.
Premium-Inhalt. Reader Ash wants to know if there's a way to password-protect individual folders in Windows 7:
Premium-Inhalt. The this week is an eye-opener for companies. The class of plaintiffs -- 1.5 million current and former female employees -- alleged that Wal-Mart systematically discriminated against them.
Premium-Inhalt. Cloud computing is widely perceived as a threat to Microsoft, because the maker of and Microsoft Office earns the lion's share of its money selling licenses for packaged software.
Premium-Inhalt. Nintendo representatives were quick to point out that all of the at this year's E3 were purely to show off the console's capabilities, not to serve as confirmation of any in-development titles. But in a , Miyamoto pretty much confirmed that they're committed to bringing a new Zelda to . "This is an HD system, our first HD system, and we want to create a real HD Zelda game for it."
Premium-Inhalt. Cheapy D of told earlier that he'd received a ship date for his order, indicating that the item would be with him in early January.
Premium-Inhalt. How do you follow up a day that saw the release as well as stealth updates to the and product lines? If you're Apple, you roll out a couple of printer drivers aimed at hardware from Epson and Lexmark.
Premium-Inhalt. One of the pioneers of casual gaming is on the verge of being acquired by an unknown party, according to a report by .
Premium-Inhalt. We've been hearing a lot lately about services that let you pay for stuff simply by swiping or tapping your smartphone at checkout--no cash or plastic cards required. Sure, it sounds nifty--think of all the we'll save--but when will tap-and-pay go mainstream? According to executive chairman , within twelve months.
Premium-Inhalt. When you're on an airliner and fly through layers of clouds, you see first-hand that they come in many forms - sometimes hazy, sometimes translucent and sometimes so dense that you can't see through them. In many ways, cloud computing is similar - there are lots of gray areas, and it's hard to know exactly what you might get from each cloud offering.
Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation has taken aim at two Latvian gangs that allegedly made tens of millions of dollars by sneaking fake virus warnings onto victims' computers and then charging them to clean up the mess.
Premium-Inhalt. Twitter has quite possibly become the widest, most insightful, and perpetually open window into the minds of the masses that the world has ever seen. Its large and growing group of users post everything from news about current events to, yes, the occasional photo of what's for lunch. All this tweeting can be invaluable for any number of uses--but only if you know how to find what you need.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft's BPOS cloud-hosted communication and collaboration suite suffered an outage on Wednesday, the latest in a string of technical problems in recent months.
Premium-Inhalt. With the , Apple breaks new ground--not just with its flagship video editor's interface and underlying infrastructure--but with the whole mindset of what it means to be a working professional video editor.
Premium-Inhalt. National Harbor, Md. -- Increasingly, it's the chief financial officer (CFO) who has direct oversight of the IT department and IT-related spending, but it turns out the CFO has a low opinion of the CIO and the entire IT group.
Premium-Inhalt. A hacking group in the Netherlands promises to publish photos, phone numbers and addresses of members in response to similar treatment by LulzSec.
Premium-Inhalt. Wish your iPad or iPod could hold more media? That your hotel room's Internet connection was wireless? That you had a portable Time Machine drive when traveling? Hitachi's upcoming , announced Wednesday, offers a solution to all these challenges and more in one compact package.
Premium-Inhalt. Back on June 9, in Lodsys's patent infringement lawsuit against various iOS, Mac, and Android software developers. The court has yet to rule on Apple's motion, and now may take even longer: Lodsys on Tuesday filed an
Premium-Inhalt. While Internet carriers may fret about Netflix, Hulu and other streaming media services saturating their bandwidth, Internet forefather Vint Cerf has a simple answer for this potential problem: Increase bandwidth exponentially.
Premium-Inhalt. EMC plans to create 500 new jobs in Utah by the end of 2015 to staff a new customer support center.
Premium-Inhalt. More than three years after its original filing, Apple has finally been granted an iPhone patent that could potentially see the touchscreen smartphone market become much more monopolized.
Premium-Inhalt. In June of 2003, we ran a . We titled it "All Over the Map," which pretty much tells you what we concluded about how security was handled at the time: a bit like a ship with no home port, passing from executive to executive. The article had examples of security variously reporting to Human Resources, Facilities, Operations, Legal, and IT. Responsibility without authority was a theme.
Premium-Inhalt. You'd be forgiven for thinking that Amazon had turned into Apple, because for months the rumor mill has been going wild with chatter of an Amazon tablet.
Premium-Inhalt. Authorities in the U.K. today charged a 19-year-old with using a botnet he controlled to take down the Web site of a national police unit.
Premium-Inhalt. Several web sites are built off of social gaming, and it looks like Google is opening up a new business for just that purpose.