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Latest News - February 2010
- Verizon Touts Apps for Palm Pre Plus and Palm Pixi Plus
- Steve Jobs Still Using iPhone OS 3.1.2; Surely Not Jailbroken?
- Raytheon Lands Huge Contract To Improve GPS Accuracy
- Palm Releases WebOS 1.4 To Sprint And Verizon, Adds Video Recording
- Shuttle Unveils Ion 2-Based XS35 Slimline PC
- Hardware Roundup
- A Keyboard Designed For Germaphobes
- Haleron Lowers The Tablet PC Price Bar With $199 iLet Mini HAL
- Samsung's 3D LED TV Glasses Don't Come Cheap
- Microsoft's Windows Mobile Becoming Windows Phone 6 Starter
- iPhone Owners Stage Anti-AT&T Demonstration At Santa Clara U, Might Get Results
- GPS Jammers Present Many Dangers
- Leaked: ASUS Eee PC 1018P, 1016P, & 1015P Netbooks
- Laptop Monitoring: It's Not Just In Pennsylvania
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In recent months, Verizon Wireless has used various map ads to tell everyone about its 3G network. Now, the company wants its users to know about various apps for the Palm Pre Plus and Palm Pixi Plus smartphones that will shine thanks to the wireless carrier's 3G network. More specifically, Verizon Wireless points out the following apps for... Read more...
Since the iPhone OS 3.1.3 update came out, the word has spread far and wide among jailbreakers: don't upgrade! There's no reason to do so, as no new features were added, and a "safe" effective jailbreak couldn't be guaranteed.It is interesting, therefore, to see that Steve Jobs hasn't upgraded his iPhone to 3.1.3... Read more...
You can hardly talk about U.S. military and defense systems without mentioning Raytheon. The same company that introduced an iPhone app for the battlefield a few months ago has just announced a huge contract win that could change the way GPS is viewed and used forever. And if you've ever wished that you could find a signal in a crowded city... Read more...
Google's Android and Apple's iPhone OS are easily the leading two mobile operating systems in terms of sheer mindshare, but the coemption is heating up. Microsoft has just launched Windows Phone 7 Series (slated to ship later in the year), and Palm has just released their latest version of the multi-tasking webOS... Read more...
Shuttle is primarily known in the PC industry for their small form factor (SFF) PCs. These tiny boxes are still mighty potent, and they're usually geared towards LAN party gamers who don't want to be bothered with taking their full-size rigs on the road. But as with most every other computer maker, Shuttle is evolving, and as the demands shift,... Read more...
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Cold and flu season isn't over yet. For those of you who want to avoid germs at all costs, Cleankeys recently introduced a keyboard that can easily be cleaned from germs. Whereas a traditional keyboard has lots of nooks and crannies that can harbor all sorts of bacteria and germs, the Cleankeys keyboard eliminates all of these hiding spots.... Read more...
We've said it before, and we'll keep right on saying it: the tablet is back in a big way, but the consumers have yet to have time to actually speak. In other words, only time will tell if people are ready to re-embrace the tablet PC, which was largely rejected years ago as being too bulky, too niche and too expensive... Read more...
Although 3D TV is starting to catch on, it certainly doesn't come without a price. Currently, Amazon.com and a few other online resellers are selling Samsung 55-inch 3D LED HDTV television sets with a price tag of around $3,000. While the TVs have received a lot of hype and good previews, there is a hidden cost that you'll want to keep in... Read more...
It's really stunning how fast Microsoft's Windows Mobile 6.5 rushed to the back of everyone's memory. It already feels like a pipe dream, and yet, it's still the latest mobile operating system available from the company. The fact is, many couldn't (and still can't) wait for Windows Mobile to be nothing more than history; over the past few... Read more...
The biggest thing that happened at Santa Clara University (from a national perspective) was that season opening win over the UNC-Chapel Hill basketball team that eventually went on to win a National Championship in NCAA Men's Basketball. The biggest thing to happen at Santa Clara University this decade is most likely... Read more...
For many of us, GPS devices make our lives easier. They help us find the best route to a meeting, a nearby Starbucks, or even help us avoid a nasty accident that is stopping traffic on the freeway. However, as GPS devices become more widely used, the potential for danger from a GPS jammer is becoming increasingly common. For instance, some... Read more...
ASUS' Eee PC line is about to get three new models. According to leaked details from blogeee, the three new models–the Eee PC 1018P, the Eee PC 1016P, and the Eee PC 1015P–all have 10-inch displays and likely run on Intel’s latest Pine Trail Atom processors. Although we aren't likely to see official details from ASUS until CeBIT 2010, a few... Read more...
One of the major news stories of the past week has focused on the Lower Merion school district in Philadelphia and the furor created when the school admitted it could remotely activate student webcams and observe them remotely. One clip from an episode of Frontline that aired in June 2009, however, proves that Lower Merion's Harriton High... Read more...