Most of the attention in notebook computing has been on full-size models, the hefty laptops with 15- or 17-inch screens that can replace desktop units. But a spate of new ultraportable notebooks have also recently emerged, in the category often called subnotebooks or ultralight laptops.
Due to Internet Explorer instabilities and those trying to poke holes in it, there is room for change. The browser war is far from being over.
It's like Tivo for radio, but is it legal? Some legal experts say the recording software may violate digital copyright laws and does little more than promote piracy.
Q: Will I get caught if I post my résumé on the Net?
I have been cautioned about putting my résumé online. For example, your existing employer might find out that you are looking for another job if they find your résumé.
Some might call it progress - others call it addiction. Whatever you call it, it's hard to turn a corner without seeing someone flipping open a cell phone or PDA to casually browse through their e-mail inbox. Does paying regular attention to e-mail really classify as an addiction?
The tech demos Sony presented at last week’s Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) weren’t running on the actual RSX GPU but on an upcoming next-generation PC chip, which shares similar capabilities to the PlayStation 3 GPU.
MICROSOFT is this weekend trying to finalise new proposals to satisfy the European commission's concerns about its anti-competitive behaviour, and to avoid the threat of daily fines of about €5m (£3.4m).
A Microsoft employee was charged Friday with attempted first-degree child rape after arranging a sexual rendezvous with someone he thought was a 13-year-old girl, police said.
Unlike traditional phone calls, VoIP calls do not need a dedicated phone line. Instead digitised voice data is broken up into packets and sent over a computer network in much the same way as an email, which allows a network to be used far more efficiently.
A few days ago, a new point release for Doom 3 was released along with an SDK (Software Development Kit) update. Among other things, there are some substantial improvements in the Linux update. Are there any performance benefits or losses from this latest patch?
IBM and others are racing to create chameleon chips that change to suit the job. Even by the standards of the Lone Star State, the claim by two Texas researchers can seem a trifle grandiose. "We're reinventing the computer."
I suspect Microsoft’s idea of reform is a system where they get free run, but where people challenging their patents or people suing them for infringement don’t. Microsoft has patented 3000 “ideas” so far this year alone.
There were some very interesting trends at the show. The most significant trend seems to be the incorporation of movement into gaming. Game companies, aware of the spreading size of their customers' rear ends, seem to be building more games that involve the player standing up and doing something.
Sony mulls outsourcing PSP manufacturing to Taiwan while M$ claims ~$300 Xbox 360 by Thanksgiving.
At a LinuxWorld panel, Eben Moglen, the legal counsel for the Free Software Foundation, said, "It won't be long before the first public draft of the GPL 3 will be out and it will include clauses on how to conduct patent defense."