Technology

Microsoft Touch Mouse Feels Just Right

Technology, Hardware
Wednesday, 17 August 2011

Microsoft Touch Mouse Feels Just Right Let's imagine Microsoft two years ago, gazing longingly at Apple's just-released Magic Mouse and wondering how Microsoft might jump into the buttonless mouse game. Cut to the present day, and the Redmond giant has released Touch Mouse

Apple Releases OS X Lion 10.7.1

Technology, Software
Wednesday, 17 August 2011

Apple Releases OS X Lion 10.7.1 Lion users, get ready for a software update. Apple has just released out its first update for OS X Lion. The latest Mac OS, 10.7.1, is available as of Tuesday. The update weighs in at a mere 17.4 MB, a nice departure from the hefty update

Firefox 6 Released Early

Technology, Software, Web
Tuesday, 16 August 2011

Firefox 6 Released Early Firefox 6 isn't scheduled to be released until Tuesday, but Mozilla has uploaded installation files to a FTP server for those who want to get their hands on the upgraded browser early

Da Vinci's Codex launched on iPad

Technology, Mobile
Tuesday, 16 August 2011

Da Vinci's Codex launched on iPad "The Da Vinci Code" may have been a popular e-book for years, but now readers around the world can view the manuscripts of Leonardo da Vinci's Codex Arundel in high definition on iPad as the British Library launches its "e-book treasures"

Sprint ditches 4G model of RIM PlayBook

Technology, Mobile
Saturday, 13 August 2011

Sprint ditches 4G model of RIM PlayBook Sprint Nextel Corp has scrapped plans to sell a high-speed version of Research In Motion Ltd's PlayBook tablet because of slack demand, delivering another blow to BlackBerry phone maker

Angry Birds, other games come to Google

Technology, Gaming
Friday, 12 August 2011

Angry Birds, other games come to Google Google upped the ante in its challenge to Facebook Thursday by introducing games into its nascent social network Google+. Just as in Facebook, Google+ users will now be able to play games such as Angry Birds, Zynga Poker, and Crime City

iPhone 5 Could Be Revealed September 8

Technology, Mobile
Friday, 12 August 2011

iPhone 5 Could Be Revealed September 8 A report from one Japanese website marks September 8 as the date of Apple’s next media event, at which some expect the company to launch the iPhone 5

Near Field Communication: A Quick Guide to the Future of Mobile

Technology, Mobile
Friday, 12 August 2011

Near Field Communication: A Quick Guide to the Future of Mobile Before it became a hot topic sometime early last year, few civilians had come across the term "near field communication" (NFC). Corporations, however, had been excited about the technology's potential since at least 2004 -- when Nokia

Google and Facebook face-off in social games

Technology, Web
Friday, 12 August 2011

Google and Facebook face-off in social games Facebook is not the only game in town anymore. The world's largest Internet social network moved on Thursday to shore up support with game developers such as Zynga, who provide one of Facebook's biggest draws, on the same day that Google

Twitter launches own photo-sharing tool

Technology, Web
Thursday, 11 August 2011

Twitter launches own photo-sharing tool Twitter has launched its own photo-sharing tool, offering a native version of a feature that until now was mostly the domain of third-party apps like Twitpic and yfrog. The feature first began trickling out to users after it was introduce

World's First Glasses-Free 3D Laptop Comes With Health Risks

Technology, Mobile
Wednesday, 10 August 2011

World's First Glasses-Free 3D Laptop Comes With Health Risks Toshiba announced the Qosmio F755 3D laptop on Tuesday, describing it as "the world's first laptop capable of displaying glasses-free 3D and 2D content at the same time on one screen"

Toshiba introduces first glasses-free 3-D notebook

Technology, Mobile
Wednesday, 10 August 2011

Toshiba introduces first glasses-free 3-D notebook One of the biggest obstacles to 3-D adoption in the home is the requirement for uncomfortable, eye-straining glasses. Now there is an alternative, at least in the laptop department