Latest News - June 2011
- TRENDnet Releases TEW-680MB Wireless N Media Bridge
- AT&T Says T-Mobile Merger Would Improve Reception
- HP Could License WebOS To Other Partners
- Nintendo 3DS Update Brings New Browser And eShop
- Toshiba's Thrive Tablet To Arrive On July 10
- Adobe CEO Says Apple/Flash Battle Is Over
- Dell Reveals Latitude E6420 XFR And ATG E6420 Rugged Notebooks
- Polycom Buys HP's Videoconference Segment For $89 Million
- Twitter Adds Video+Photo Search, MMS Support Coming
- Hardware Roundup
- Samsung Confirms: Galaxy Tab 10.1 Coming June 8
- AT&T to Jump on Shared Data Bandwagon
- Intel Ships 100 Million Atom Processors
- Apple Seals Deal with UMG Over iCloud Service
All News for June 2011
It's certainly not the most beautiful thing we've ever thought about putting in our networking cabinet, but then again, has networking gear ever been beautiful? TRENDnet has just released a new 450Mbps dual-band wireless N media bridge, with the first introduction occurring at Computex in Taiwan. The TEW-680MB networks computers, gaming consoles,... Read more...
Promises, promises. Words are easy to say, but it's the actions that matter, particularly when you're a CEO of America's largest GSM carrier. AT&T Mobility President & CEO Ralph de la Vega recently spoke at the D9 conference in California, and he acknowledged that AT&T has call drop problems, at least in major cities. He set it... Read more...
Today, HP makes Windows-based PCs. You knew that. But what if they start to ship PCs with something other than Windows on them? Five years ago, that question would largely result in laughter, but things are different these days. HP's new CEO already made clear that webOS would start to ship on PCs from HP eventually, but many assumed it would... Read more...
The greatest part about software updates? It allows the device you purchased to get even better. Nintendo's 3DS shipped only a few months ago, but the handheld gaming machine will be getting its first major update on June 6th, just days from now. When the update starts flowing to devices, it'll bring along a new Web browser as well as something... Read more...
Toshiba plans to make its upcoming 10-inch tablet known as the Thrive available on July 10. The Thrive is a Wi-Fi only tablet that is expected to have a starting price of $429. The tablet will run on Android 3.1 Honeycomb. Unlike some tablets we've seen to date, the Thrive will feature a removable battery. Other key specifications for the... Read more...
Apple and Adobe have a strained past, at least in recent years. When the iPad first launched, one of the biggest arguments against it was its inability to play back Flash content of any kind. For years, and even now, Flash content was huge on the Web, and many suggested that Apple's refusal to support it would lead to tons of negativity surrounding... Read more...
Companies have been pushing out new consumer notebooks at a rapid-fire pace these days, and it's about time another market got a few new ones as well. Dell has just busted out a new line of rugged computing solutions, with an aim to please law enforcement and military customers first and foremost. Along with new... Read more...
Some fairly interesting news this week in the enterprise space, but it's news that could easily bleed over and make an impact on consumers in the near future. Polycom has announced that they will be acquiring HP's Visual Collaboration Business while also becoming an "exclusive partner" to HP for their teleprescence needs, not to mention certain... Read more...
Still using Twitter.com as your main portal into Twitter? You're now in the minority, but that's alright. Twitter's still looking out for you, with the introduction this week of Search+Photos. Now, when you search, you can find images as well as videos, instead of just tweets as before. The company's introducing a "completely new version of... Read more...
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Samsung has confirmed that the Galaxy Tab 10.1-inch tablet will go on sale on June 8 for a starting price of $499 for the 16GB model. However, even though the Galaxy Tab 10.1 will be available starting on June 8, it will only be available at Union Square in New York. For the rest of us, we'll have to wait until June 17 to get our hands on... Read more...
Speaking at the D9 conference earlier this week, AT&T CEO Ralph de la Vega confirmed that the wireless carrier is "working on" a shared data plan. There aren't any plans in place just yet, nor did the CEO say what kind of price points AT&T is looking at, but the idea of having a single data plan for homes with multiple devices is one... Read more...
If it weren't for Intel's Atom platform, who knows how popular the netbook category would have become. Atom processors and netbooks are pretty much synonymous with each other (not without a small handful of exceptions, of course), and because of that, Intel has been able to ship 100 million Atom chips to date. The announcement from Intel comes... Read more...
Apple has managed to sign the final of the big 4 music labels, Universal Music Group, to a deal over its iCloud service, according to sources speaking to C|Net. This, along with further reports that Apple has signed a number of large music publishers, points to Apple being able to launch its iCloud service very soon. Apple has already announced... Read more...