Mit dem L300 Virtual Desktop bietet das Unternehmen NComputing ein System an, das herkömmliche PC-Installationen ersetzen soll. Das Gerät nutzt dabei die vorhandenen Ressourcen einer Workstation oder eines Servers und stellt diese dem Anwender virtuell zur Verfügung. TecChannel hat den L300 getestet. …mehr
Premium-Inhalt. I back up my data using a hard-disk-drive array with built-in redundancy. HDDs eventually fail, so redundancy is a must if you want to save your data. One of the HDDs in the array failed, so I stopped by a local retailer to pick up a one-terabyte HDD (imagine saying that even five years ago).
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer feels intensely fortunate that his company's US$44 billion bid for Yahoo back in 2008 never materialized.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple’s stock price fell more than 6% in after-hours trading Tuesday, after the company revealed fourth quarter results that didn't quite meet Wall Street's expectations despite setting Apple records.
Premium-Inhalt. Developers at the BlackBerry DevCon in San Francisco on Tuesday gave Research In Motion high marks for laying out a clear operating system strategy and standing by its PlayBook tablet.
Premium-Inhalt. Sony's PlayStation Vita portable game console will go on sale on Feb. 22 in the Americas and Europe, Jack Tretton, President and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment of America, announced at Web 2.0 Summit.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer had some nasty things to say about Google's Android operating system. But the iPhone? Not so much.
Premium-Inhalt. on a new, scarier-than-usual Mac Trojan horse. The good news is that you can only get infected if you double-click on a rogue file masquerading as a Flash installer. The bad news is that if you fall victim to the Trojan, it disables your Mac's automatic malware definition updates.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple's new voice input-based digital assistant, pits the iPhone against , a popular feature for Android phones running Android 2.2 (Froyo) or higher. Both Siri and Voice Actions promise to make your life easier by letting you speak--rather than type--your messages, web searches, notes, and navigation.
Premium-Inhalt. Puzzle super-solvers at this year's World Rubik's Cube Championship set out to prove that us humans aren't obsolete just yet, but one deciphering robot has other ideas. Poland's Michal Pleskowicz has just been crowned the current human champ when it comes to solving the six-sided puzzle in crazy record times, an activity known as 'Speedcubing'.
Premium-Inhalt. ARM Holdings has introduced the , a new microprocessor design that will be used in sub-US$100 smartphones, as well as in high-end smartphones alongside the more powerful Cortex-A15.
Premium-Inhalt. The road to Google's announcement of the Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone has been long, but we're finally here. At a press event in Hong Kong Tuesday evening PDT, Google and Samsung had lots to share on the and the newest version of Android, .
Premium-Inhalt. Earlier this year, camera start-up Lytro provided an of what their first product could do. Using a light-field sensor--the likes of which had previously only been seen in science labs and supercomputer-connected arrays of hundreds of cameras--the camera could record data about light travelling in every direction through 3D space. In practical terms, that means that the camera's photos can be . It's the . The only problem: Lytro only demoed the output of their light-field cameras. The device itself, its price, and the details about everything in between were all kept under wraps until today. And it's looking good.Ren Ng, the founder and CEO of Lytro, took the lid off of Lytro's first " for everyone" at an event in San Francisco Wednesday. The camera's physical design is as out-of-the-box as the light-field technology itself: The square, tube-like device measures just under four-and-a-half inches long, looking more like a miniature telescope than a traditional camera.After some brief hands-on time with the camera, I came away impressed. This is certainly a device that has Flip-like potential to change a chunk of the camera market and make using a standalone camera rather than a cellphone camera an attractive option. As complicated as the technology behind the camera is, using it is dead simple. It's light, pocketable, and well-constructed; its user interface is straight-forward, interacting with the camera's output is a fun process, and, like 3D image- and video-capture, it forces the shooter to think much differently about how they're composing a shot. Its specs are also surprisingly high-end given the device's size. For one, the Lytro camera has an 8X optical zoom, which is roomy for a pocketable device. More importantly, the camera has a very bright, constant F2.0 aperture; normally, long-zoom cameras pinch down the aperture to narrower, less-effective light-gathering settings as they reach the telephoto end of the zoom. Ng says that the wide aperture at both ends of the zoom helps the Lytro take great photos in low light.Your average camera measures its sensor resolution in megapixels, but this Lytro camera does things differently there, as well. The Lytro camera has a resolution of 11 megarays, meaning that the camera's sensor is capable of capturing 11 million rays of light per picture. And because the camera doesn't have to autofocus before it shoots--you do that after the fact--shutter response is immediate.Borrowing a page from both the , the Lytro camera comes with its own image-management software loaded onto the device; once you plug the camera in to a compatible computer, the software auto-installs and shows a gallery of images you can interact with. However, at launch, the camera's embedded software will only work with a Mac (OS 10.6 or later). Lytro says the company is working on a Windows-compatible version of the management software, but no release date has been set at this time.
Premium-Inhalt. Motorola and Samsung yesterday debuted two devices that mark the next generation of phones.
Premium-Inhalt. Black Pixel announced on Wednesday that it has acquired file-comparison tool and Subversion client Versions, two apps originally created by Mac developer Sofa. Earlier this year, Sofa was , leaving many wondering about the future of the company's apps. But now the other shoe has finally dropped.
Premium-Inhalt. SSL. You use it when you do online banking. You use it at some online shopping sites. And now you can use it to protect yourself when you do Google searches.
Premium-Inhalt. The Office of U.S. Trade Representative has asked the Chinese government to explain its policies related to blocking some websites in an effort to gauge the impact on U.S. small businesses operating in China, the agency said Wednesday.
Premium-Inhalt. Canon has announced the , a high-speed, 18-megapixel camera that replaces the company’s EOS-1Ds Mark III and models. Aimed at professional photographers and cinematographers, Canon’s latest offering features increased speed, a brand new image sensor, a high density AF (auto focus) system, and more.
Premium-Inhalt. RIM has suffered a number of setbacks, and its brand reputation and market share have been rapidly eroding. According to a from , that trend is going to continue--and possibly even accelerate.
Premium-Inhalt. Most of the features in ( Macworld rated 3 out of 5 mice ), Apple’s new iPhone app for creating and mailing personalized letterpress photo cards, are pretty straightforward. But there are a few tucked-away niceties you might not discover right away.
Premium-Inhalt. Hackers are in the midst of a massively successful SQL injection attack targeting websites built on Microsoft's ASP.Net platform. About 180,000 pages have been affected so far, researchers say.
Premium-Inhalt. Over the past few years, the tech capabilities of a vehicle have gone far beyond acting as a power generator for a backseat DVD player. Car dashboards can display exactly how fuel-efficient your driving habits are, direct you with a built-in GPS, , and read your SMS texts outloud.
Premium-Inhalt. If you're looking for a pretty, portable notebook, Asus's U36S is pretty darn close to perfect. This super-thin ultraportable has everything you need and more--assuming you're not an audiophile. The speakers, unfortunately, leave something to be desired.
Premium-Inhalt. Once again, Micro Express beats itself at its own game. But that's a good thing: The MicroFlex 68B desktop system (priced at $1,200 as of 10/19/2011) is a variation on a theme previously created by the company's top-ten Mainstream desktop, the MicroFlex 25B. The not-so-subtle differences between the two PCs include a brand-new case (we love it!), a lot more storage this time around (we love it!), and -- finally -- support for all the Blu-ray titles you can watch (we love it!).
Premium-Inhalt. One singer does some karaoke, Siri-style; Samsung reminds us that imitation is the sincerest form of plagiarism; and Apple holds its celebration of the life of Steve Jobs. The remainders for Wednesday, October 19, 2011 are ready to call it a day.
Premium-Inhalt. Google co-founder Sergey Brin initially considered the Circles content-sharing mechanism on Google+ to be too complicated, but after he started using the site he changed his mind and now thoroughly enjoys using the company's social networking site.
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Premium-Inhalt. It looks like Nintendo's head honcho, Satoru Iwata, will be hosting a pre-recorded press conference this Friday that you, dear reader, can watch from the comfort of your Sumo bean-bag or what have you. The conference, or the "" if you're not into the whole brevity thing, will be streaming over on Ustream and Nico Nico Douga, and it looks like there'll be a few announcements regarding Mario Kart 7 and an impending 3DS firmware update. Beyond that, your guess is as good as ours. We're still holding out hope on a few of our .
Premium-Inhalt. The dispute between Oracle and Google won't go to trial on Oct. 31 as initially scheduled, according to the judge overseeing the case.
Premium-Inhalt. The migration toward software-defined networks will move faster than carriers' migration to IP (Internet Protocol) in the late 1990s, Facebook's former technical operations chief said Wednesday.
Premium-Inhalt. Did you know your smartphone's accelerometer can be used to steal keystrokes from a nearby keyboard?
Premium-Inhalt. Hiring intentions in the ICT sector for the October-December quarter are up 2.7 percentage points on the same quarter last year, according to Hudson's latest employment expectations survey.
Premium-Inhalt. Are you thinking about ...but want to try out the smart phone's apps first? Or maybe you already have an Android phone and want to run your favorite apps on a larger PC monitor. BlueStacks App Player, now in alpha, lets you do both of these things on a Windows PC.
Premium-Inhalt. Web designers, advertising agencies, and people with a firm grip on the online world have known for years that Twitter is indispensable. The trick has always been how to communicate that to the business owners who were their clients.
Premium-Inhalt. A three-way bare knuckler is underway in the 7-inch color eReader market. Kobo today unveiled its new $200 , the company's first color eReader that matches up nicely (on paper, at least) with Amazon's $200 , which starts shipping next month.
Premium-Inhalt. Sergey Brin initially considered the Circles content-sharing mechanism on Google+ to be too complicated, but after he started using the site he changed his mind and now thoroughly enjoys using the company's social networking site.