Will RIM's Buy Two, Get One Free Offer Boost PlayBook Sales?
By Leslie Horn Research in Motion seems to be trying everything to entice people to buy its BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. In hopes of driving sales, BlackBerry business customers that buy two PlayBooks from an authorized reseller will get one free from ...
HP Tablet Future Rides Heavy on Windows 8
HP, having abandoned its own webOS tablet plans, is betting big that consumers and businesses will gravitate to Windows 8 on touch screens. Hewlett-Packard, with its market-leading PC business back in the fold, is still in the tablet game. ...
Apple Lossless Audio Codec Project becomes open source
By Sam Oliver Apple this week made its Lossless Audio Codec project for high-quality audio files open source under the Apache license, allowing anyone to make their own ALAC files. The ALAC audio codec was developed by Apple and is supported on the ...
RIM Loses Another Executive as Government Chief Departs
By Hugo Miller Oct. 28 (Bloomberg) -- Research In Motion Ltd.'s government affairs chief has left the BlackBerry smartphone maker, adding to the number of recent executive departures as the company struggles to stop market share losses. ...
PS Vita First Edition Bundle Will Arrive One Week Early
Sony is offering gamers a chance to pre-order a special bundle for a limited time -- a bundle that will be released one week early. Last week Sony revealed the launch date of the upcoming PS Vita handheld gaming platform to be February 22, 2012. ...
Facebook Tests Security Features
By Antone Gonsalves, CRN Facebook is testing security features that boost password protection for third-party applications and make it easier to reactivate accounts hijacked by hackers. Facebook unveiled App Passwords and Trusted Friends Wednesday, ...
Future iPad Could Have 3D Gesture Controls, Patent Shows
By Leslie Horn Someday, touch might not be the only way you control your iPad. The iPads of the future might be manipulated by 3D gestures, a patent uncovered by Patently Apple suggests. A patent application filed by Apple with the US Patent ...
How the Video Games Industry Is Faring
By AP Oct. 20: Microsoft Corp. says revenue from the Xbox 360 products and services grew 7 percent, led by higher revenue from the Xbox Live service and offset by decreased revenue from video games and fewer consoles sold. Microsoft says video game ...
Facebook Shrugs off Alleged Attachment Vulnerability
By Jeremy Kirk, IDG News Facebook downplayed an alleged vulnerability in its social-networking site that could allow a hacker to send a potentially malicious file to anyone on Facebook. The issue concerns a Facebook feature that allows a user to send ...
Why Siri Is a Google Killer
It's now been a couple of weeks since Siri debuted as part of Apple's (AAPL) 4S. The response from most people has been very positive. However, in my opinion, Siri is tremendously under-valued. People see it as it is today, which is already the best ...
No wind? No problem with giant battery bank
by Martin LaMonica October 27, 2011 1:36 PM PDT Follow @mlamonica A huge battery bank connected to a wind farm was officially commissioned today in a project that makes wind power more closely resemble a traditional power plant. ...
App Brings Old Pictures Resting in a Shoebox into the Digital Age
Ladies and gentlemen, the time is now... to break out those old-school photos and show everyone the rockstar you were back in the day. 1000memories just launched a free iPhone app called Shoebox that turns your smartphone into a photo scanner, ...
The real reason why Steve Jobs drove without a license plate
Many have speculated on why the late Steve Jobs never put a license plate on his cars. Was it because he preferred to pay whatever fines he incurred just so he could "Think Different"? Nope. He got away with it — legally — thanks to a California ...
Technology Leadership and the International Scene | Education ...
By Jayson Richardson
If one walks into any school in the United States, it is obvious that digital technologies are pervasive. It is impossible not to see students using laptops or netbooks, tablets such as iPads, and handheld devices such as iPods or cell phones. ...
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Chemist, nanotechnology entrepreneur wins World Technology Award for Materials.
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By Paul Hechinger
It's not surprising that voice recognition technology has trouble recognizing some accents. It's also not surprising that new technologies can have an homogenizing effect on such cultural differences. Anthropologists have long pointed out how ...
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Technology has proved it can transform the world overnight — so ...
By Charlie Jane Anders
Is optimism just a crazy notion, or does technological innovation totally justify our faith? In the comments on our article about optimistic stories that could still come true, commenter Corpore-metal points out some of the ways that technology has ...
Google+ For Apps Accounts Arrives | Geek Beat Technology News
By Gord McLeod
If you've been wondering what Google+ is all about but haven't joined because you wanted to use your Google Apps account, your wait is over.
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Solar: A Promising Technology or a Pipe Dream?
By David Fessler
The myopic view of our long-term energy supply gives would-be investors little incentive to spend or lend money in support of advancing any forms of alternative....
Ford Explorer Lane Keeping Technology Can Detect Drowsy Drivers ...
By Matt Roush
The new Ford Explorer will come with a virtual cup of coffee for customers who opt for an innovative new Lane Keeping System that can warn drivers if it detects they are getting too tired to drive.
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