Premium-Inhalt. made important headway in its bid to compete in the smartphone market this week, announcing the next-generation smartphone operating system. But in the process, the company has "placed their hardware partners in a very awkward situation," says Wayne Lam, IHS senior analyst in communications.
Premium-Inhalt. If you are or have been a Sprint customer with a messaging plan, listen up. The carrier has agreed to pay up to $19 million in order to settle charges that it improperly charged customers.
Premium-Inhalt. Smartphones running Microsoft's upcoming Windows Phone 8 OS will use Qualcomm's Snapdragon S4 processor, the chip maker said in a blog entry on Thursday.
Premium-Inhalt. If you're in the market for a new smartphone, don't even think about going down to your local cellphone retailer or AT&T/Sprint/T-Mobile/Verizon retail store to get a new device, at least not yet. Every major smartphone platform including , , , and is getting an overhaul with lots of new features, and, presumably, new hardware to go along with it starting in the fall.
Premium-Inhalt. After this week that it will sell a pair of branded , an analyst suggested that the company is also working with a contract manufacturer to build its own Windows Phone 8-based smartphone.
Premium-Inhalt. Revolutions are chaotic: They upset the status quo, and leave old ways of doing things behind. The PC, once the spearhead of the personal digital revolution, may seem antiquated alongside sexy new tablets and smartphones. In reality, however, the PC is an intimate participant in the current revolution, changing its own nature to respond to new usage models and a new generation of users. If anything, --a Windows 8 PC posing as a tablet--demonstrates the PC’s flexibility and relevance in the modern digital era.
Premium-Inhalt. Samsung might seem like its own worst enemy with this week's choppy U.S. rollout of the hot new -powered Galaxy S III smartphone, but the top executive at iPhone maker Foxconn in China holds that title for now.
Premium-Inhalt. An Australian Federal Court judge ordered Apple to pay a A$2.25 million (US$2.28 million) fine and $300,000 in court costs to settle a lawsuit accusing the company of falsely marketing the 4G capabilities of its latest iPad.
Premium-Inhalt. Larry Ellison might have a new place to dock his yacht. The billionaire CEO of Oracle has reached an agreement to buy 98 percent of Lanai, one of Hawaii's eight main islands.
Premium-Inhalt. A technology coming later this year from a startup called Bromium will secure computers not by blocking them off from suspect data and applications but by isolating anything untrusted from the core of the OS.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple drove the Siri to the Chevy, but the Chevy was dry; Steve Ballmer sang for the king and queen in a coat he borrowed from Steve Jobs; and a verdict is returned on Apple's latest power adapter. The remainders for Wednesday, June 20, 2012 caught the last train for the coast.
Premium-Inhalt. Foxconn's head honcho does everything but pull an iPhone 5 out of his pocket, Apple pulls out raises for its store employees, and the new non-Retina MacBook Pros get pulled apart. You can't resist the gravitational pull of the remainders for Thursday, June 21, 2012.
Premium-Inhalt. The Boxee Live TV tuner ($49 as of June 21, 2012) lets you use a Boxee media streamer to watch over-the-air broadcast TV. This digital TV tuner connects to a Boxee USB port on one end, and (via a coaxial connector) to an existing antenna, an existing cable, or an antenna that comes with the product on the other end.
Premium-Inhalt. CyberLink Media Suite 10 Ultra is the latest flagship version of CyberLink's all-in-one multimedia editing, playback, and file-conversion suite. The components consist of the biggest names in the company's rather impressive portfolio: PowerDVD 12, a software multimedia player; PowerDirector 10, a video editing and production application; MediaShow 6, a photo organizer, editor, and social media interface; PowerBackup 2.6 for safeguarding your important files; and MediaEspresso 6.5 for transcoding video, photos, and audio. The suite ($130 for new users and a $70 upgrade for previous users, prices as of June 21, 2012) also includes PowerProducer 5.5 for outputting video to disc, as well as a competent wave editor and several modules for handling mundane optical-disc chores.
Premium-Inhalt. In the wake of the which targeted Mac computers, Apple has removed a statement from its messages on its that Mac operating system X (OS X) isn't susceptible to viruses.
Premium-Inhalt. Social engineering, according to Quest Software, can be defined as the technique of using deception and manipulation to gain sufficient knowledge to dupe an unwary individual, employee or company.
Premium-Inhalt. Trend Micro has warned of an automatic transfer system (ATS) tool which has been used to infect users' computers and then bypass their bank account security measures, such as two-factor authentication, in the UK, Germany and Italy.
Premium-Inhalt. With promises of space travel (thanks to a Vodafone competition) and to much media commotion, the Samsung Galaxy S III launched in New Zealand last month. The pre-launch buzz put the phone on a pedestal creating expectations that are hard to live up to, but Samsung has managed to meet those expectations and do so much more.
Premium-Inhalt. Effective for many organizations. Businesses need tools to allocate resources, monitor progress, track costs, and project deadlines. Project teams also need to be able to share information and collaborate on files necessary to complete the project. A new partnership between provides customers with both---integrating project management with data sharing and collaboration.
Premium-Inhalt. Iran's intelligence minister has accused the U.S., the U.K. and Israel of planning a "massive cyberattack" against his country after talks this week over Iran's nuclear program failed to reach an agreement, Iranian state TV reported on Thursday.
Premium-Inhalt. The first Blackberry 10 phone, which will launch in the fourth quarter of 2012, will be touchscreen only, a . The company declined to say when a physical keyboard model might be available.
Premium-Inhalt. Hewlett-Packard has given a twist to the traditional all-in-one PC design with a new thin client it calls an "Internet monitor" that started shipping on Thursday and is designed to access services on the Internet.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft is dumping its Office Starter edition as Windows 8 and the next edition of the suite, dubbed Office 2013, near completion and release later this year and early next.
Premium-Inhalt. Let's face it: No matter how enjoyable spending day after day online can be, as each hour adds up there are a few little things that just get more annoying. Whether it's having to browse through hundreds of browser tabs to find the one you want, or it's dealing with what other people say, here's a collection of plugins for Google Chrome that will help keep you from getting so wound up.
Premium-Inhalt. Relaxed and easygoing, designer Ray Larabie's Shifty Chica font from is perfect for invitations, posters, and other display uses. Regardless of the nefarious-sounding name, this TrueType font's deep descenders with extra curly serifs make me want to dig out my 1950's one-piece and stir up some Cherry Cola Salad. It sets the right mood for a Hawaiian-themed party invitation.