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Premium-Inhalt. Mobile payments will become ubiquitous -- really, this time -- in the next few years, according to a panel discussion at the SXSW conference Saturday.
Premium-Inhalt. The bad press Google received about changes in its hasn't hurt the search giant's popularity among Net ferrets, according to reports released Friday by comScore and the Pew Internet and American Life Project.
Premium-Inhalt. If you're reading this, it means you survived another week. Sadly, things didn't end so well for three prehistoric animals. That's just one of the fun and funky goings-on in GeekBytes for the week.
Premium-Inhalt. One of the coolest features of the is Amazon's proprietary Silk browser, an application designed to leverage Amazon's massive server resources by precaching Web pages and delivering them to you faster--in theory--than any other browser. It works by preloading all the content (including music, images, and video) on popular websites to Amazon's remote servers first, and then delivering the entire package to your mobile device in a single stream of data. Amazon calls it a "cloud-accelerated" browser, and it's the first of it's kind.
Premium-Inhalt. While introducing the new iPad, Apple CEO Tim Cook this week said on stage that we're entering a " ."
Premium-Inhalt. The government has announced initiatives that it says will help double the amount of business that it currently does with SMEs by the end of the financial year.
Premium-Inhalt. Thomson Reuters, which has proposed a number of changes to the financial codes in its feeds in response to competition concerns, has been informed by Europe's top antitrust official that the modifications are not enough.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple's war on the English language persists with the announcement that its is a 'Resolutionary' device.
Premium-Inhalt. The first delivery notifications for customers who have pre-ordered the new iPad are being sent out.
Premium-Inhalt. If you've ever visited this blog before, it should be clear to you by now that we at GeekTech love Lego. And why not? It's probably the ultimate geek toy out there.
Premium-Inhalt. We thought this would be the week Apple unveiled the iPad 3. Oh, how wrong we were. Even though there's still no iPad 3, there is a new iPad--and a new Apple TV, and a new iLife app for iOS. Catch up on those announcements and other great stories from the past week with yet another edition of the Weekly Wrap.
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Premium-Inhalt. The new iPad, with its lightning fast processor and data connection and its gorgeous Retina display, won't hit your lap until Friday, but you can enjoy some of the worst in iPad-related punditry ! Even before Apple's Wednesday event, pundits were predicting a major failPad. And then, when it was announced, guess what? Total fail. Phew. Who writes this stuff?
Premium-Inhalt. Apple's latest iPad is sleek, powerful and bound to be snapped up by the masses. But what you may not have heard is when pre-orders will be available, which mobile carriers will offer service on the device and what it is going to be called.
Premium-Inhalt. One of the apps that is getting a lot of attention in Austin at this year's South By Southwest (SXSW) Interactive conference is Highlight. The social app automatically notifies you when other Highlight users you may have something in common with are nearby. The concept is either sort of cool, or a bit creepy and stalkerish.
Premium-Inhalt. After months of waiting, Apple have finally released the latest version of the iPad this week. The iPad 3, you say? Oh no. Apple have christianed their new tablet the Apple iPad 2012.
Premium-Inhalt. Ransom malware has moved out of its traditional Russian market and is starting to become a measurable problem in countries such as the US and Germany, figures from Trend Micro have confirmed.