Larry Lieberman: Back in September, we released the CTP of Visual Basic for the Windows Phone Develo
Windows Home Server hasn't exactly taken the consumer market by storm, showing yet again that people are more interested in shiny new toys than protecting their precious data. Still, there's been a huge amount of negative backlash from Microsoft's recent decision to drop Drive Extender from the next release of WHS, currently codenamed Vail. Drive Extender is the tech that enables multiple physical disks to act as a single logical volume, making it easy for even non-techy folks to add more and enable data replication. Terry Walsh over at We Got Served was similarly taken aback by the decision and took the opportunity to drop a note to Big Poppa Steve Ballmer. He got a response...
Microsoft has engaged in talks with media companies for a new subscription-based online TV service, one which could allow consumers to access individual channels such as HBO and Showtime, Reuters reports citing unidentified sources. Reuters reports that the options also include creating a "virtual cable operator" -- essentially allowing consumers to "cut the cord" on their existing cable company -- or utilizing the Xbox as an authentication system for existing cable subscribers to view programs with "enhanced interactivity."
A well-respected Mozilla man has attacked Apple, Google and Microsoft for installing plug-ins withou
29th November 2010 – A few days ago, an unnamed computer worm forced Microsoft to temporarily suspend active links in its Live Messenger 2009 to prevent the aggressive instant messaging (IM) worm spre
Consumer opinions are clear when it comes to card decline – 25% will never come back
Hong Kong is confirmed as the best value on earth for consumer broadband – while Singapore joins the top ten nations worldwide for the first time – in analysis revealed today by Point Topic as part of
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London, 29 November 2010 – United Planet (www.unitedplanet.com), one of the leading developers of Enterprise Portal software in Europe, has introduced Intrexx Compact for small-to-medium sized (SME) c
Centrica Uses Panasonic Toughbook To Assist With 2m Installations By 2012
When a product manager at Google told his bosses this year that he was quitting to take a job at Fac
As 2010 draws to a close, much of the tech world is struggling to regain its footing after a difficult recession. Then there's Apple.
Never before has this venerable company, which at age 34 is a grizzled veteran by Silicon Valley standards, stood so firmly atop the high-tech industry. Earlier this year, Apple's market capitalization surpassed that of Microsoft, making it the most valuable property in the tech universe. And during its just-completed fiscal year, it broke four consecutive quarterly revenue and profit records. Amid the worst recession in decades, Apple hired thousands while others cut jobs...
Microsoft must not throw away its best chance to outwit Google
Microsoft may be pandering
These Kinect hacks just keep getting better and better. YouTube user yankeyan modded his Xbox Kinect
If the new MacBooks are the "future of notebooks," as Apple CEO Steve Jobs proclaimed, that future is off to a good start. For Apple, that is.
ChangeWave Research said this week that Apple is seeing a surge of interest in its MacBooks, driven by the two MacBook Air lines announced in October. A whopping 36 percent of buyers planning to buy laptops say they'll purchase a MacBook, a jump of 11 points since a previous survey a month ago, ChangeWave said...
Microsoft this week filed a patent application covering a novel way to construct a "tactile" touchsc
Acer CEO Gianfranco Lanci in a question and answer session after his tablet unveilings this week said that he hoped to beat Apple in the tablet market within two to three years. He expected Acer to get 10 to 20 percent of the field shortly after launch and to take the lead from the iPad later on. Apple's problem was its US-centric focus, which could hurt it where Acer and others were more world oriented...
A new zero-day exploit in Microsoft Windows was disclosed today. The exploit allows an application t
Hitachi and Japan's New Energy and Industrial Technology Development (NEDO) have revealed a new tech
Mixing high-end components, ground-breaking technology and contemporary Scandinavian design, Libratone Beat is the next logical step in home entertainment
The UK’s fastest growing email management company Communicator Corp (www.communicatorcorp.com) is citing recent integrations of its acclaimed Communicator® platform with major CRM and Analytics vendor