Premium-Inhalt. PayPal has acquired Card.io, a developer of technology for using mobile phone cameras to scan credit cards and capture relevant information, the companies said.
Premium-Inhalt. Internet2 is refocusing on providing a high-capacity network for pushing the boundaries of science and technology, which could help to foster the next hot Internet application, an executive said at the organization's summer meeting.
Premium-Inhalt. EPEAT has launched a review of ultra-thin and light laptops carrying its environmental ratings after Apple withdrew from and rejoined the organization last week.
Premium-Inhalt. The new version of Microsoft Office offers compelling enhancements to its capabilities and interface design, as well as improvements in cloud functionality that should make it a far better product than its predecessor.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple toys around with a new way to check the status of your online orders, a U.S. senator wants the DOJ to stop playing into Amazon's hands, and AT&T avoids tapping into the FaceTime-pricing game--for now. The remainders for Wednesday, July 18, 2012 are all fun and games.
Premium-Inhalt. North Shore District Court Judge David Harvey has stepped down from the Megaupload extradition case after his comments suggesting that "the US is the enemy" were widely reported.
Premium-Inhalt. It was just a few days ago that I wrote about Dell's , but already more news about the exciting project has been announced.
Premium-Inhalt. Asia Pacific enterprise applications market is set to reach US$8.6 billion by 2016, according to the latest IDC Asia/Pacific Semiannual Enterprise Applications Tracker.
Premium-Inhalt. Some of us in the Western hemisphere might already take Internet access and smartphones for granted, but this is not the case all over the world. Bearing that in mind, a cool new service called Gmail SMS, which allows Gmail users who own a simple feature phone to send and receive emails using only text messages.
Premium-Inhalt. Anthropics Portrait Professional's latest version includes a few nice changes to the interface and controls, but keeps the same basic structure and functionality. Version 10 ($90, free demo) continues to provide a good platform for making changes to improve photo subjects' attractiveness.
Premium-Inhalt. Be honest, you salivate when you see those stories about mega rich people. You are a bit envious, definitely jealous but then say to yourself that you must have a better quality of life than that millionaire. Anything to rationalize the situation.
Premium-Inhalt. If you're sitting in front of your brand-spankin' new MacBook Air or MacBook Pro (or , which seems to be the trend nowadays), you might want to take a break after reading this and run Software Update. Apple has released the .
Premium-Inhalt. For its most recent financial quarter, IBM experienced a drop-off in revenue, though it was able to maintain profit growth.
Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. Congress may need to pass legislation that limits the way government agencies and private companies use facial recognition technology to identify people, a U.S. senator said Wednesday.
Premium-Inhalt. Google today had a terse--yet hopeful--message for the residents of Kansas City, particularly those who hate their current broadband provider: "Google Fiber is almost here."
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft today announced that it will start selling Windows 8 on Friday, Oct. 26, a little more than three months from now.
Premium-Inhalt. The protects Google search queries from hackers, but not from advertisers.
Premium-Inhalt. Windows 8 will be released on October 26, 2012.
Premium-Inhalt. Authorities in three countries have taken down a half-dozen command-and-control servers for the Grum botnet, crippling the world's third-largest spam-spewing network.
Premium-Inhalt. YouTube can turn anyone with a camera into an eyewitness reporter, but that can be a problem when the subjects of the video need to stay anonymous. To address this issue, YouTube has added a face blurring option to the site's built-in photo editor. When users apply the option, YouTube tries to detect and blur all faces automatically. The option appears under Additional Features in YouTube's tool.
Premium-Inhalt. Samsung announced the high-end EX2F premium point-and-shoot a few weeks ago, and at the time, the camera's bright F1.4 aperture at the wide-angle end of its 3.3X-optical-zoom lens (24mm to 79mm) was a unique feature for a fixed-lens camera. It still is, but now the EX2F has some competition: Panasonic's , which offers the same F1.4 aperture at its widest-angle focal length. They're the two fastest, brightest lenses in the compact class.
Premium-Inhalt. Like many of us, Eric Jacobs has parents and those parents are confounded by iPad photo management. He writes:
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft and Google are each taking steps to extend the social networking capabilities in their search services, with the goal of making it easier to find or share useful results.
Premium-Inhalt. Just days after a former employee blasted Mozilla for its frequent updates, the company on Tuesday shipped Firefox 14, patching 18 vulnerabilities and adding automatic encryption of searches passed to Google's search engine.
Premium-Inhalt. If you've been following along, you know that I'm and finding a new home for my contacts, calendars, tasks, and email. Before doing so, however, I made sure to .
Premium-Inhalt. The . The Internet is addicted to Facebook. What happens when you combine the two? The Chrome extension, that's what. If you truly love cats, but at the same time want to keep your social life in check, the add-on is ideal for you.
Premium-Inhalt. It will soon rain touchscreen laptops equipped with Windows 8, according to recent statements by Intel CEO Paul Otellini, who maintains that the PC market is not doomed.
Premium-Inhalt. Last year's was a unique compact camera, thanks to a LCD viewfinder attached to a top-mounted hinge that flipped up a full 180 degrees to assist with self portraits. Today, Samsung announced its successor, the MV900, which is a bit bigger than the MV800 but offers the same kind of adjustable LCD.
Premium-Inhalt. When does a two-year-old game become relevant again? When an awesome mod is built for it. Just Cause 2 was released in March of 2010, but has been gaining the attention of the modding community just this past weekend when a multiplayer mod was re-introduced for beta testing. The team at created a way to play the insane, action-packed game with a friend.
Premium-Inhalt. When Blizzard announced their latest World of Warcraft expansion pack Mists of Pandaria, they also announced a new system that would allow you to train and battle with the games assortment of non-combat pets. While fans were skeptical the system would feel a bit like a Pokemon clone Blizzard didnt give players much of a chance to see what the system was like in action until this week. A new beta patch for Mists of Pandaria brought pet battles online for the first time (an earlier patch mistakenly allowed you to use the system for a few days but it was generally too buggy to play) and now Ive spent some time exploring what the system is like and how it works.