The latest beta release of the Chrome browser for Linux, Mac and Windows introduces support for voice commands, as well as improved support for responsive design for web developers.
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Jason Perlow calls "one device" the natural evolution of Post-PC. Matt Baxter Reynolds says it's a solution in search of a problem.
Microsoft has yet more updated guidance for those in search of the elusive 128 GB models of its Surface Pro tablet/PC hybrids.
The post-PC debate moves to the marketing world as a new study highlights the boosts for search advertising and e-commerce thanks to tablets.
Currently, any device (iPhone, iPad or iPod touch) running iOS 4.2.1 can only be jailbroken using a tethered hack. A tethered jailbreak means that the device will need to be connected to a PC or a Mac each and every time it is rebooted and the reboot carried out using redsn0w is the jailbreak is to persist.
The two companies are considered the arch-rivals of the technology world, but there have been numerous instances of co-operation between the pair
New numbers are out from market-research firm IDC and search-analysis firm comScore on October 13. The findings: Apple is now No. 3 in U.S. PC shipments, and Bing/Yahoo's combined U.S. search share is down slightly compared to last month.
Nuance's Dragon speech recognition tools are well known on PC, but in the mobile world the company's probably best known for its work on extended T9. That's going to change with the arrival in the UK App Store of iPhone and iPad versions of its voice-powered Search and Dictation apps.
Standing the "there's an app for that" philosophy on its head, developers now offer programs that can turn an iPhone or iPod Touch into a peripheral for a Mac or PC.
Yahoo on Tuesday launched two search apps for Apple's iPhone and iPod touch, including one where you sketch and search.
Popular Science, Computerworld, MIT Technology Review sign on for Plastic Logic Que business e-reader
Plastic Logic on Thursday announced new content partners for its Que e-book reader, including Bonnier's Popular Science magazine, MIT's Technology Review and IDG's stable of sites that include PC World, Macworld, CIO and Computerworld.
Google announced the open-sourcing of its Chrome OS early this morning, and the search giant was very clear in explaining its target market for Chrome OS devices: this is a companion device, not a primary desktop machine. But is a Chrome OS netbook intrinsically better than a lowly iPod?
I was fortunate enough this week to help conduct an interview with Frank Karlitschek who founded KDE-Look.org back in 2001, which has grown to become one of the biggest online communities for Linux.
Will Microsoft's Windows 7 succeed where Vista failed? The new operating system offers a new graphical user interface, more reliable power management tools, and better search, but it still might not offer enough to convince PC users to buy it. ZDNet Correspondent Sumi Das talks to Larry Dignan, editor in chief of ZDNet, and Ed Bott, ZDNet's Microsoft Report blogger, about Windows 7's pros and cons.
We missed recording last week due to the Mobilize 2009 event so MobileTechRoundup show #182 is a bit longer than normal as James, Kevin, and I chatted about mobile tech products. James and Kevin had a chance to play with the upcoming T-Mobile Motorola CLIQ Google Android device that will be tough for me to resist. I talked about my new Zune HD and iPod nano and then I learned about Opera 10's Turbo Mode on a PC. Opera Mini 5 beta is out for Java-enabled phones and adds some great new features, all for FREE. James also had a chance to swing by the HP offices and play with the new Envy notebooks that have features you may envy, but at a price you may not.
Regular readers here know that I am a big fan of the Evernote application that I use on my PC, Mac, and mobile phones. Evernote just announced an amazing new feature for premium subscribers (I have been a premium subscriber since day 1) that I am sure will be great news for many of you. Evernote now supports PDF Search capabilities so the PDF documents you upload to your account go through their search recognition technology engine servers and are fully searchable within minutes.
Asus' Eee PC T91 touchscreen tablet netbook first debuted at CES 2009 way back in January to high hopes: a fairly inexpensive ($499) touchscreen tablet PC for the masses.Turns out you're better off sticking to your iPod touch.
CNET Senior Editor Donald Bell offers a Quick View of the new search, recording, and media features found on the second-generation iPod Touch running iPhone OS 3.0.
On June 3, Microsoft kicked off its multi-million-dollar ad campaign designed to promote its rebranded Bing search engine. But there are no "Laptop Hunter" type ads -- via which Microsoft would directly target and call out Google the way it has been doing on the PC front with Apple -- in Bing's future
There's always a lot of speculation leading up to Apple events - and this year's worldwide developer's conference, which kicks off Monday in San Francisco, is no exception. For some time now, the buzz around this year's WWDC has been around a larger screen iPod Touch (think Tablet PC) and an upgrade to Mac OS X.
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