My colleague Donald Bell, who writes for CNET's Crave blog, comes to us with results of a CNET Labs battery life comparison between the Zune 80's audio-only battery and the corresponding power plant of the 80GB iPod Classic.Our labs obtained this info via battery drains.
While it is becoming increasingly common (and easy) for lectures to be placed online as videos or podcasts, such media can often be very limited in their utility. For example, I missed a lecture last week for my numerical analysis class.
Holiday Shopping Scams Targeting MobileBy Eric Everson, Founder MyMobiSafe.comToday is the illusive “Hack Monday” which always follows the Black Friday holiday shopping kickoff.
Nature Conservancy still publishes a paper magazine. Time for them to go online and save the paper and energy it takes to print and distribute.
When it was time to upgrade my cell phone plan this weekend, I snagged an LG VX9900 (sold by Verizon as the enV). It flips open to reveal a full QWERTY keyboard (sized nicely for thumbs and a heck of an improvement over text input on a numeric keypad) and makes for really easy texting.
In a guest editorial, a senior research scientist at Cloudmark proposes a new way to deal with the menace from botnets.
Vendors of business analytics tools are keen to widen the appeal of their products, and TIBCO is no exception with its latest Spotfire release. Top of a long list of enhancements is a best-practice Recommendations...
In what appears to be an ongoing saga for the UK, a lost package containing misplaced personal data has been located. Here's The Herald's version of events:Pension benefit statements of hundreds of Scots NHS workers were finally recovered yesterday after a major search found they had arrived at their intended destination.
Got to write a quick program to do a little text processing? No problem, just hammer out a Perl script; that's what it was made for. Hey, I know! Let's use Vista's speech recognition to make the job even faster. Not.
An analyst has warned of the difficulty Skype faces in rebuilding its business customer base after it withdrew thousands of SkypeIn numbers with just a month's notice
ABC News is teaming up with Facebook to bring some social networking into campaign coverage, The Times reports. [The partnership] allows Facebook members to electronically follow ABC reporters, view reports and video and participate in polls and debates, all within a new “U.
This is the new all-in-one Intel dual-core E2180 19-inch LCD PC computer I built for the family. The shocker is that I did it for less than $363 in parts.
Law firm Irwin Mitchell found out last summer that disruptions don't have to be catastrophic to test IT business-continuity plans
Oh dear Apple...
I spent a good bit of the Thanksgiving holiday weekend in the home of a senior with arthritic hands.Saturday was an eventful day in her home.
Update 11/29/2007 - See updated AIO computer imagesThis is the new all-in-one Intel dual-core 2.0 GHz E2180 19" LCD PC computer I built for the family.
Research performed at Apple retail outlets this past weekend by Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster maintains that 1 iPhone was charged per hour. That's compared to 13 iPods per hour.
Skype has some serious customer service and support issues. It was one thing to provide minimum four-day Web-based response when Skype was Web-based only.
One thing that frustrates my home renovation expert and bonafide contractor husband to no end is the shoddy quality of the construction materials, fixtures and other doo-dads that his customers buy at a certain uber home supply company that has managed to put most local hardware stores out of business. Thus the blog I posted the other day about green building products company Serious Materials was inspired as much by a concern over quality as green issues.