Premium-Inhalt. Weren't we supposed to be watching movies wearing by now? Full immersion, not just 3D. But the technology, it turned out, fell short of its lofty promise. Helmets delivered small, pixilated pictures. Refresh rate? Horrid. Even worse, blinking images caused headaches.
Premium-Inhalt. If you've never taken a look at , you'll find it an interesting and oddly addictive site to explore if you're an active user of social media such as Facebook, Twitter and blogging sites. Converting your online activity into "social capital," you can then invest your virtual millions in the stock of other users, aiming to amass a portfolio as big as possible and top the leaderboards.
Premium-Inhalt. IMCapture released version 2.4.1 of its audio- and video-call-recording app for Skype on Tuesday. lets you record any of your Skype conversations and save them for later perusal. The app supports a host of file formats and allows you to tweak the bit rate of your recordings to strike a balance between file size and quality.
Premium-Inhalt. After three deadly blasts in the city late Wednesday, the people of Mumbai are using the Internet and social networks to help coordinate blood donations, hospitals, and even shelter for people.
Premium-Inhalt. Infosys is targeting a move into the UK public sector market, according to BG Srinivas, European head of the Indian outsourcing giant.
Premium-Inhalt. I get a lot of packages. Between my online shopping addiction and the fact that various tech companies are always sending me gadgets and other stuff to test, I've built pretty good relationships with my FedEx, DHL, On Trac, and UPS drivers. But to help keep track of all the packages I've ordered and shipped at any given time, I've been turning to a cool little Android app called .
Premium-Inhalt. Until this year, Google Ventures partner Rich Miner recommended to mobile application startups funded by his company that they start out by developing for Apple's iOS rather than Android.
Premium-Inhalt. Wow! It's amazing how quickly Netflix has gone from popular to pariah - all over six bucks a month. Yeah, I know, it's a 60 percent increase and times are hard, etc. etc. But at the risk of having to enter witness protection, I'm going to argue that people are wildly overreacting to Netflix's price increase.
Premium-Inhalt. Facebook's head honcho goes into virtual hiding, Apple's got a huge chunk of sales, and there's a new solution on the market for those looking for their fix of Apple rumors. The remainders for Wednesday, July 13, 2011 have nothing to hide.
Premium-Inhalt. Some residents of Quincy, Washington, home of massive data centers operated by Microsoft, Yahoo and others, are growing concerned about pollution from backup diesel generators at the data centers, and on Wednesday they'll have the chance to discuss the issue.
Premium-Inhalt. Box.net plans to develop "semi-local" apps for various mobile operating systems using a common HTML5 codebase, in a bid to keep up with the proliferation of smartphone and tablet platforms.
Premium-Inhalt. LAS VEGAS -- this week networking portfolio in an effort to improve the scalability and performance of the consolidation system.
Premium-Inhalt. Musicians performing at a concert pull off some pretty eccentric dance routines especially their hands. This week at TEDGlobal 2011 in Edinburgh, the Grammy-award wining showed that musicial jazzy hands can also be used to conduct music from the air thanks to motion tracking glove technology.
Premium-Inhalt. Lenovo nudged out Acer to become the world's third-largest PC maker, and is inching closer to taking the second spot from Dell, according to IDC research released on Wednesday.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple on Wednesday released , the latest update to its professional-level photography software. Included in the update are general compatibility fixes and, as always, improvements in stability and performance; as such, the new version is recommended for all Aperture 3 users.
Premium-Inhalt. AOL on Tuesday released . Marketed as the for music, the app was first launched at SXSW, but was originally only available for Android phones. Now you can get it in the App Store, too.
Premium-Inhalt. Sony Wednesday revealed its S1 and S2 tablets in a limited press preview. Sony also announced that the data service for the S2 tablet will be provided exclusively by AT&T in the United States.
Premium-Inhalt. Have you ever gone to Tomorrowland, the Disney theme park that dazzles you with tantalizing glimpses of what future technology will bring? Well, that's sort of what Verizon Wireless was shooting for at its LTE Innovation Center debut exhibition this week.
Premium-Inhalt. Sony's much-anticipated VAIO Z series laptops are finally available for purchase. Boasting a thinner profile than Apple's MacBook Air, and the dubious title of "world's lightest 13-inch standard voltage PC," the VAIO Z series packs some impressive hardware specs and comes at a premium price.
Premium-Inhalt. The judge overseeing Oracle's corporate-theft lawsuit against SAP will now consider SAP's request for a retrial, after the companies said they are unlikely to reach a mediated settlement in their dispute.
Premium-Inhalt. Asia Pacific governments are lowering their entry barriers to attract and retain IT multinational corporations (MNCs), according to a newly released report by IDC Government Insights.
Premium-Inhalt. Mobile staff of a large financial firm in China are enjoying the convenience of working remotely through a security solution provided by Check Point Software Technologies.
Premium-Inhalt. If you share a lot of photos and documents with friends and colleagues, you probably know all too well how annoying it can be to have to upload pictures to one service and files to another. A simple little service called can relieve you of that annoyance without demanding much of your time or energy--and without dipping into your bank account.
Premium-Inhalt. The Internet loves cats. So it was no surprise to see the ever-so-trippy become an instant Web hit. Now, riding on the rainbow of its meme success, you can get a custom Nyan-inspired progress bar for your Windows 7 PC.
Premium-Inhalt. has added an ad-supported 3G model to its Kindle family of e-readers. The new is priced at $139 and runs over AT&T's 3G data network. It costs $50 less than the Kindle 3G model without ads. Both e-readers support Wi-Fi and 3G connections.
Premium-Inhalt. A proposal by U.S. House of Representatives Republicans to free up spectrum for mobile broadband use would remove net neutrality rules on new spectrum auctions and would make it difficult for innovators to use unlicensed spectrum going forward, a digital rights group said Wednesday.
Premium-Inhalt. If jammed customer service lines are any indication, Netflix's price hikes are driving a lot of users to change their plans or cancel the service entirely. By some informal estimates, , nearly 41 percent of Netflix customers say they are going to jump ship.
Premium-Inhalt. For his annual keynote at the Microsoft Wordwide Partner Conference, taking place this week in Los Angeles, Microsoft Chief Operating Officer Kevin Turner wasted little time challenging Microsoft's many competitors. He flouted the supposed weaknesses of Cisco, IBM, Google, Oracle and others, letting attendees know that Microsoft is gunning for these companies' business.
Premium-Inhalt. Keyboard typing and messaging are the way of future no doubt but at the cost of cursive writing? That seems to be the trend as Indiana this week became one of a number of states that no longer require cursive to be taught, but rather require typing skills instead.
Premium-Inhalt. After promising earlier this week that changes to Google+ were coming, Google is making good on that vow with a privacy update and a new contacts tool.
Premium-Inhalt. A Minnesota man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison after he hacked a neighbor's Wi-Fi and then launched a vengeful two-year campaign to frame them with child pornography and threats to government officials, including Vice President Joe Biden.