Apple's latest gadget offers features suitable for work, making it a worthy contender in the enterprise space, but isn't revolutionary enough and adds inconvenience to consumers.
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Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is teaming up with Burt Rutan and Elon Musk to create an air-launch-to-orbit system to deliver cargo into space - carried by what will be the world's largest airplane.
An exhibit that is part of DesignPhiladelphia features the innovative designs to make Philly's Dilworth Plaza a more user-friendly (and more beautiful) green space for residents.
Volkswagen's new model, the up!, promises to combine fuel economy, space efficiency, safety features, and accessible financing options for the urban driver.
In the Windows Phone space, however, there hasn't been a whole lot of variety, in terms of features or price points with the first-generation of devices. Will "Mango" devices be any different?
1E, one of the more aggressive software companies in the power management space, has released a version of its NightWatchman software for Apple's Macintosh operating system.The application allows you to control when power saving features are switched on and off, without affecting the productivity of the people using the systems.
Android is the fastest growing mobile operating system right now -- and that's really exciting. With the new features they announced with Froyo, they have further demonstrated their dominance in this space.
Blu-ray players that offer Internet features are a dime a dozen at this year's CES, and several companies have carted out 3D Blu-ray players as well. So anything the least bit different in the Blu-ray space is worth some virtual ink, and thankfully there are a few players that fit the bill.
Eye-Fi has just revealed its newly revamped and speedier Eye-Fi Pro X2 SD memory card. The Class 6 card features 802.11n wireless support and 8 GB of storage space.
LG on Wednesday announced its GD510 "Pop" smartphone, a full touchscreen device that strips excess space and features for "the illusion of an uninterrupted sheet of glass."
Just come away from a briefing and demo of Microsoft's newly-released Windows Server 2008 R2; it's much more than a minor update of the main release last year. We reviewed it briefly in July but there are more features we didn't have space to mention.
One of the weakest features of Windows Mobile is the current web browser, Internet Explorer Mobile. There are several better alternatives such as the fantastic Opera Mobile 9.5 for Windows Mobile that is included on some devices as the default browser and the Skyfire proxy browser (I can watch Hulu.com with this browser). There has been talk for quite some time about Mozilla entering the Windows Mobile space and as reported by WMExperts.com the Fennec browser is now available in very early pre-alpha form (aka milestone release) to try on HTC Touch Pro devices. Make sure you have a backup of your device and are willing to risk a hard reset before trying this software out as it is very early in the development cycle and not that stable.
When developing Android programs in Eclipse you can use features like hover-help (hover your mouse over a class name and Eclipse will display the JavaDoc for that class) and code completion (press Ctrl+Space and Eclipse will suggest methods, fields, and classes appropriate for the context). However one thing is missing: the actual Android source code.
Today Brightcove is rolling out a new application as part of their web platform for content creators (Update: here's a post by one of the Flex developers who worked on it). The new user interface and features are some of the coolest things that I've seen in the ever popular rich media space.
Today, HP announced the intention to acquire iSCSI storage vendor LeftHand Networks for $360 Million in cash. LeftHand makes virtualized storage array software that can turn just about any server, PC or subset of disks on a device into a full featured IP based SAN array with features like space efficient snapshots, distance replication support and thin provisioning.
Today sees the publication of a new report by Boston-based David Provost. On the cusp: a global review of the Semantic Web industry (PDF) features David's analysis of the space, informed by detailed conversations with representatives from many of its leading companies, and the picture he paints is an optimistic one.
AdvFS offers solid security and back-up features, along with fine-grain control of file systems and free space, according to the SourceForge page. The documentation for AdvFS is living on the H-P site.
Tis the season for everyone to chime in with their predictions for the upcoming year -- and here are mine. The past year was a good one for Google, their stock gained $200 per share, several new products/services/features were launched, their market share rose to nearly 60%, they have managed to keep their advertising earnings impressive, and have invested significant time and money into the mobile space.
Microsoft is taking a page from Facebook with new updates to its Windows Live Spaces blogging/social-networking platform, which begin rolling out as of 8 p.m. (EST) on October 11. Microsoft also is adding a new Windows Live events service to the platform.
Santa Rosa processors, higher-end graphics cards, memory space and energy-efficiency features part of upgrade announcement.
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