Latest News - August 2009
- GTA: Chinatown Wars to Hit the iPhone
- Twitter/Facebook Updates Could Threaten Your Own Security
- Olympus Intros Budget-Friendly E-600 DSLR
- Casio Announces EXILIM EX-Z280 & EX-Z33
- Department of Homeland Security Updates Border Search Rules On Electronic Media
- Infamous Hacker Gives Up Assets, Heads To Prison For Stealing CC Data
- PC Industry Showing Signs Of Life
- Federal Broadband Stimulus Funds Utterly Unable To Meet Demand
- ATI Radeon HD 4800 GPUs Complement Snow Leopard With OpenCL
- AMD's Low-Power, Six-Core Opteron EE Eyes Cloud Computing
- gScreen To Shove Two 15.4" LCD Displays Into Single Notebook
- Hardware Roundup
- Sharp Goes Smartbook With 5" Ubuntu-Based NetWalker Handheld
- Most Robocalls to End Tuesday
All News for August 2009
On Monday, Rockstar Games, the developers behind the Grand Theft Auto series, announced that Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars will be coming to the iPhone and iPod Touch this fall. Grand Theft Auto: Chinatown Wars is currently available on the Nintendo DS. It's coming to the Sony PlayStation Portable in October... Read more...
Here's a little known fact: Twitter and Facebook are erupting in popularity. Both social networks have taken the underground and mainstream worlds by storm, and everyone from your next door neighbor to your favorite celebrity is likely within reach... Read more...
Olympus expanded its DSLR line-up today with the E-600. The E-600 is essentially a lower-cost version of the E-620 which was launched earlier this year, but with a few changes that help reduce the cost and differentiate between the two models... Read more...
Casio announced the new EXILIM Zoom EX-Z280 and EX-Z33 compact digital cameras today. Both models target new digital camera owners or families looking for a second or replacement digital camera. The EXILIM Zoom EX-Z280 is a 12.1 megapixel digital camera with a wide-angle 26 mm 4X optical zoom lens. The EXILIM... Read more...
As if you really needed one more reason to take the car, ferry or bicycle to your next destination, the Department of Homeland Security has just issued another update to its long list of search rules that'll most certainly spark up some debate... Read more...
Thinking of using those newfound hacking skills to engage in nefarious behavior? Think again. Albert Gonzalez is a name that'll go down in hacking history, but it's not for anything positive. After being charged with stealing some 130 million credit... Read more...
Don't look now, but it seems as if PC sales are on the up and up. While GPU makers, PC builders and basically every other related company in the industry suffered through the first two quarters as the recession loomed, Dell's latest figures are showing a sign of light in the darkness. Out of nowhere, the... Read more...
A few weeks ago, in early August, FCC chairman Julius Genachowski declared that the FCC viewed the creation of a national broadband policy as integral to the future of of the nation. Broadband, according to Genachowski, is "our generation’s... Read more...
This is more AMD bragging than anything else, but with all the questions arising over Snow Leopard incompatibilities, it's great to hear some news regarding--well--compatibilities. Alongside the outfit's new Opteron EE CPU, it's also proclaiming... Read more...
Slowly but surely, cloud and dense computing environments are becoming more and more popular. With services such as Apple's MobileMe and Google's own application suite living on the web, it's not hard to see why these tactics are becoming more... Read more...
Lenovo's W700ds proved that having multiple screens on a notebook wasn't completely infeasible, though the lackluster response to it simultaneously proved that there's not too much pent-up demand out there for such a device. Sure, it's a novel... Read more...
Video:MSI HD 4890 Cyclone SOC 1 GB GDDR5 @ techPowerUpWarpia Wireless USB Display Adapter SWP100 @ BmRMotherboards and Chipsets:ASUS AT3N7A-1 NVIDIA Ion Motherboard @ HardwareZoneGigabyte MA770-UD3 Motherboard @ iXBTDFI LANPARTY Blood Iron G41-T33 Motherboard @ PCShopTalkProcessors:AMD Phenom II X4 965 Black... Read more...
If you haven't generated a UMPC/MID/Tablet PC of your own by now, you've probably missed the boat. In an effort to catch the last vessel out, Sharp has this week introduced a new portable PC that isn't likely to sell well based on figures from prior... Read more...
The end of automated telemarketing calls (for the most part) comes on Tuesday, Sept. 1st. Starting that day, unless telemarketers have received written permission from a consumer that he or she wants to receive such calls, the FTC can fine the robocaller up to $16,000 per call. Finally, we will be rid of our... Read more...