Intel und AMD sind die Platzhirsche wenn es um Prozessoren für Desktop-PCs, Notebooks und Netbooks geht. Smartphone-Hersteller hingegen setzen traditionell auf die ARM-Architektur. Warum das so ist, welche Prozessoren-Gruppen es aktuell gibt und wo die Unterschiede liegen, erklärt dieser Artikel. …mehr
Premium-Inhalt. Researchers at the MIT Media Lab's Fluid Interfaces Group are prototyping new, novel and more natural ways for people to interact with computers and access and store information. Their innovations have been designed to improve and enrich our personal and professional lives, making it easier to create, communicate, collaborate and even cook. Here are 10 inventions that enhance human-computer interactions, improve the in-store shopping experience, and even help us kick bad habits.
Premium-Inhalt. Early this week, China launched an unmanned rocket--an over-1 million-pound rocket carrying the 17,817-pound spacecraft, The Shenzhou spacecraft had its rendezvous with the spacecraft on November 3. This docking marked a big step forward in space technology and travel for the Chinese.
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Premium-Inhalt. The parent of Apple supplier Foxconn has broken ground on a new R&D (research and development) facility in Taiwan to produce what could be robots that will be used in the company's manufacturing facilities.
Premium-Inhalt. Ice Cream Sandwich, the latest version of Android, is likely to ease the fragmentation of the operating system, some device executives said on Thursday.
Premium-Inhalt. Networking vendor, , has set out aggressive goals this year and is investing in more staff to help achieve its growth target.
Premium-Inhalt. Prime Minister John key is promising funding of up to $150 million over the next five years to establish a new organsiation to promote the hi tech industry.
Premium-Inhalt. The dream of Australia becoming an Asia-Pacific Cloud computing hub could become a reality, but hinges on having a well-designed regulatory and policy environment and overcoming cost challenges, a new report argues.
Premium-Inhalt. Trust and corporate service company has picked Hong Kong for the building of its Asia IT hub.
Premium-Inhalt. Asia is now considered the top continent in the world for relaying over 50 percent of spam throughout the world, according to the latest research by Sophos, an IT security and data protection company.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft and Google have never been BFF's, but the crew in Redmond really dialed up the trash talk against the search giant this week.
Premium-Inhalt. Just as Twitter daily users, it's and "Top People" features. When you perform a search on Twitter, it shows those items related to your search appearing above your results. Twitter hasn't rolled this out on all accounts yet (including my own), but it's something to watch for; both features will increase the .
Premium-Inhalt. As The O'Jays once so eloquently put it: "Money money money money money...monnnneyyyy." Whether it's bonuses to Apple execs, the company's new "EasyPay" retail system, a deal with another U.S. carrier, or an attempt to woo a content provider to the tablet, you can bet dollars to donuts that it's the dollars--not the donuts--that make the world go round. Those and the lasers, anyway. Oh, what the remainders for Friday, November 4, 2011 couldn't do with plenty of money and you.
Premium-Inhalt. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) is to deploy a new contact centre solution to help the agency cope with an expected large increase in calls prompted in part by the launch of the carbon tax mid next year.
Premium-Inhalt. The controversy over satellite-LTE carrier LightSquared could prevent the U.S. Federal Communications Commission from filling two vacant seats if a U.S. senator follows through on a threat issued this week.
Premium-Inhalt. Zestcash, a startup that's trying to disrupt the "payday" loans market by using novel search and data analysis techniques, is about to expand into more U.S. states.
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Premium-Inhalt. You didn't realize that Apple is changing its design philosophy, overhauling its entire product line and doing a massive redesign for the iPhone 5, which may actually already exist and is only waiting for decent LTE chips.
Premium-Inhalt. The robot apocalypse may not be here just yet, but we hear that phase one starts with robots that are able to climb walls. If that's the case, then we're one step closer to than I care to think about. Simon Fraser University (SFU) researchers have that can climb walls using an adhesive that mimics real gecko feet.
Premium-Inhalt. Lomo, the purveyors of Soviet-era film cameras, have already brought us of panoramas, fish eyes, burst shot action. Now they are now going into video Lomography. Meet the , a hand cranked 35-mm movie camera.
Premium-Inhalt. Major retailers are jumping the gun on by offering doorbuster specials this weekend, including $200 Windows laptops and 32-inch LCD HDTVs. For tech enthusiasts with a serious bout of bargainitis, now may be the time to shop.
Premium-Inhalt. This year's Telstra Annual General Meeting (AGM) on October 18 was particularly significant for the telco.
Premium-Inhalt. Some Australian companies consider Cloud adoption more important than an updated information security strategy according to research conducted by consultancy firm, Ernst & Young.
Premium-Inhalt. Weekly Speller is an old-school app that does a straightforward job with spelling practice. Ron Swerdfeger created it for his own kids to use, and its bright colors and visually uncluttered look suggest that its natural audience would be children in the K-3 range. However, older students could use it, too, since the advantage with Weekly Speller is that users can add their own spelling lists to it.
Premium-Inhalt. Windows Phone 7 users who want to jailbreak their phones in a Microsoft-approved fashion can now download and install for $9.
Premium-Inhalt. There was mixed news on PC and microprocessor market growth this week, while the Groupon initial public offering Friday showed that there are plenty of people betting that social media will continue to drive technology trends.
Premium-Inhalt. One of the things I like best about WordPress is the astonishing array of themes available to pick from. currently offers over 1,400 themes, and premium theme sites such as offer very polished themes for a reasonable fee (usually around $35). Many of these themes come with customization options, but I have yet to see one that is quite as customizable as WP PaintBrush.
Premium-Inhalt. Seven ISVs have formed a consortium to integrate their Google Apps add-on products and offer discounted bundles, outside of Google's control.
Premium-Inhalt. More U.S. smartphone users turned to Android in the third quarter, accounting for nearly 44.8% of some 87 million users, ComScore reported Friday.
Premium-Inhalt. As tablets and smartphones are entering the workplace en masse, we on how they're handling the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend.
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Premium-Inhalt. Today's column is another episode in my occasional series of "detective stories." These show how I tracked down, identified and ultimately eradicated a mysterious bug for which there seemed no immediately obvious cause.
Premium-Inhalt. The iPhone does many things well, but I find that it really excels at a pair of things--grabbing real-time data and letting you connect with other people. Those two strengths would seem to appeal to sports fans: After all, the only thing better than finding out that the Steelers are putting a hurting on the Patriots is to drop an instantaneous line to your buddy back in Boston, making sure he's well aware of New England's implosion.
Premium-Inhalt. Google is reportedly in early talks to offer cable television services to residents in . The new offering would be part of Google's one gigabit-per-second experimental fiber-to-home network currently being built in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area and slated to go live by early 2012.
Premium-Inhalt. Supporters of a controversial copyright protection bill recently introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives are firing back after several digital rights groups have suggested the legislation could lead to law enforcement officials targeting sites like YouTube and Twitter.
Premium-Inhalt. IAG, parent of British Airways and Iberia, posted a 31 percent drop in third-quarter profit on Friday, beating expectations but highlighting the need for airlines to boost growth.
Premium-Inhalt. The number of corporate insolvencies in England and Wales increased in the three months to September to its highest in almost two years, the latest data showed on Friday.
Premium-Inhalt. US job creation was less than expected last month but with fewer unemployed and the data indicated a stronger labour market, according to the latest official data on Friday.