LG hat das Optimus Q2 vorgestellt und bestätigt die Gerüchte der vergangenen Tage. Es ist wie das Optimus Speed mit einem Dualcore-Prozessor und einem großen Touchscreen ausgestattet, hat aber darüber hinaus eine seitlich ausziehbaren Volltastatur. Es soll bereits nächste Woche in Europa in den Handel kommen. …mehr
Unter dem Geschäftsbereich "Digital Products & Services" sind seit August 2011 nun auch bei der Toshiba Europe GmbH die Unternehmenszweige Unterhaltungselektronik und Computersysteme zusammengefasst. In der japanischen Toshiba Corporation wurde diese Umstrukturierung bereits im April dieses Jahres umgesetzt. Der Grund sei es, die veränderten Anforderungen des Marktes in Einklang zu bringen. …mehr
Sowohl LG Display als auch Samsung haben Berichten zufolge beide schon 55 Zoll große Prototypen von OLED-TV-Panels entwickelt, die im nächsten Monat auf der FDP International in Japan präsentiert werden sollen. Apple könnte damit starten, wenn entsprechende Gerüchte stimmen. …mehr
Premium-Inhalt. LaCie today launched its first external hard drive with a 10Gbs Thunderbolt port for use with technology.
Premium-Inhalt. HP has started laying off workers associated with last year's billion-dollar acquisition of Palm, as it closes down the mobile device business it planned to base on Palm's webOS. The news comes almost exactly a month after a sweeping reorganization and refocusing of its business.
Premium-Inhalt. Three-quarters of American adults with cellphones send and receive texts, but more than half of them prefer voice calls instead. Although that changes if someone texts a lot.
Premium-Inhalt. Verizon Wireless will begin selling the new HTC Rhyme smartphone for $199.99 starting Sept. 29.
Premium-Inhalt. Businesses aren't rushing to create paperless offices; in fact, some are relying on paper documents more than ever, according to a new study by CompTIA.
Premium-Inhalt. For the eighth year running, Apple again beat rival computer makers that sell Windows PCs in an annual customer satisfaction survey, a researcher said today.
Premium-Inhalt. Lest we forget that still insists , Microsoft issued a reminder today. It announced a patent licensing deal with Casio Computer Co. Ltd. that "among other things, will provide Casio's customers with patent coverage for their use of Linux in certain Casio devices," .
Premium-Inhalt. History may look at as the tech industry's Helen of Troy: The OS that launched a thousand suits.
Premium-Inhalt. Verizon Wireless on Tuesday named 21 more cities that will get its faster LTE service starting Oct. 20.
Premium-Inhalt. Despite the increasing use of at work, more than one-third of companies still don't provide any support for personal phones or outright prohibit their use at the office.
Premium-Inhalt. A Chinese government official today denied any involvement in the attack that compromised scores of servers belonging to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Japan's largest defense contractor.
Premium-Inhalt. A gap between what promises with Lync's telephony and what it delivers makes Lync a poor choice as an IP PBX replacement for large organizations, according to a former Microsoft "Most Valuable Professional" who now works for Avaya. A current Microsoft MVP also says that Lync in its current form is a mediocre choice for a large enterprise, but that it works well for the SMB and is really geared toward smaller businesses anyway.
Premium-Inhalt. "Don't screw up. When you do good, no one pays attention, but if you screw up, the weight of the world will be dropped on your shoulders."
Premium-Inhalt. On Tuesday, finally made the hard drive available to the public through the Apple Retail Store and the . The LaCie drive was originally .
Premium-Inhalt. Apple's primary focus on Tuesday may have been the , but its other professional-level video apps, Compressor and Motion, haven't been left out in the cold. Both applications have received updates, to versions 4.0.1 and 5.0.1 respectively, and the company has additionally released a package of ProApps QuickTime Codecs for all three applications.
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Premium-Inhalt. The cyborg plant is not a new concept. The robot plant replacement is even less new: You can buy one for a price of $4.19 , after all. But a team at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich isn't interested in solar-powered plastic toys or (creepy!)--they're , by augmenting them with iRobot technology and wheels.
Premium-Inhalt. The America Invents Act has been widely described as the biggest reform of American patent law in some 50 years, and that's certainly true. An overhaul of our patent system was long overdue, and there have been high hopes as to what it could accomplish.
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Premium-Inhalt. Several of the souped-up Samsung tablets Microsoft handed out to 5,000 developers at last week's BUILD Windows conference are for sale on eBay at prices as high as $3,500.
Premium-Inhalt. The theft of SSL certificates from Dutch certificate authority DigiNotar so undermined trust in the company that it has gone bankrupt.
Premium-Inhalt. This is the second half of a two-part series on technology breakthroughs that have the potential to change computing. Last week, we looked at that will make electronic devices faster, more powerful, more flexible and less expensive to manufacture. This week, we explore advances in how we access the Net, how we power our devices and how we interact with them.
Premium-Inhalt. Timothy Stettheimer, CIO for St. Vincent's Health System in Birmingham, Ala., has more confidence in IT certifications than referrals and in-person interviews when it comes to hiring.
Premium-Inhalt. Right from the get-go, I didn't care for Google+ (I'm not alone; read fellow PCWorld writer ). Maybe it was the relentless media fawning over what seemed a tepid Facebook clone, or maybe it was because the service just seemed kind of pointless. Whatever the case, I've barely looked at Google+ since signing up for it.
Premium-Inhalt. IT pro Mike Mahan is trading his syslogs for a script. Temporarily, anyway.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple, riding continued high demand for its Mac computers and iPad tablets, has topped rivals in two new surveys of customer satisfaction.
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Premium-Inhalt. If you're dying to get your hands on a , right now for $2,000 or more on eBay you can pick up several running Windows 8. The one-panel slate was handed out for free to all 5,000 developers who attended Microsoft's recent BUILD conference.