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  • Opinion: High-Def GoldenEye 007 Coming to PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

    You probably missed Activision's ballyhooed GoldenEye 007 reboot because, like me, you fire up your Wii once every three or four months during something like the moon's waxing crescent phrase just, you know, to make sure it still works. That, or you just won't abide piping 480p visuals through a 720p or 1080p native flat screen TV. I feel your disdain.

  • News: Apple refreshes MacBook Air, dumps MacBook

    Apple refreshed its MacBook Air line, equipping the notebooks with faster processors based on Intel's Sandy Bridge architecture and adding support for Thunderbolt that transfers data at speeds up to 10Gbps.

  • News: Big tech names Dell, Torvalds among Google+ early adopters

    Part of the buzz this week about Google+ is that Google is reportedly working to lure celebrities such as Lady Gaga to its new social network service with verified accounts. Not sure if tech big shots beyond Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg count as celebrities, but the list of the technology industry’s biggest names using Google+ is on the rise.

  • News: Counterfeit Apple Stores surface in China - report

    We've heard plenty of stories about counterfeit Apple products surfacing in China and the Far East before, but new evidence suggests this copying has moved to the next level.

  • News: Government to name and shame late payers online

    The government has vowed to name online any large businesses that fail to pay their subcontractors in a timely manner.

  • How-Tos: The 5-minute Lion configuration

    Reader David Mitchell delves into the personal with this question about Lion. He writes:

  • News: Smartphone sales to hit 1 billion by 2016

    The number of smartphones sold by 2016 could hit one billion, says Juniper research.

  • News: Top general says Defense Department IT in 'Stone Age'

    U.S. Marine Corps Gen. James "Hoss" Cartwright, vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was sharply critical of the Defense Department's IT systems and sees much room for improvement.

  • News: 'Voice of the customer' programs combine feedback

    About 18 months ago, Charming Shoppes launched a customer insights project to "deliver actionable customer and market research and analysis to the business," according to Jeffrey H. Liss, who headed up the initiative. Liss is now senior vice president of corporate strategy at the plus-size women's clothing retailer.

  • News: Microsoft ratchets up pressure on Rustock operators

    The company has put a $250,000 bounty up for grabs, hoping to get leads as to the whereabouts of the botnet operators behind Rustock.

  • News: GoldenEye is Back... Again

    Activision has officially confirmed the existence of another new GoldenEye game for PS3 and Xbox 360.

  • News: What's new in Lion: the Finder and files

    While there are many new features in Lion--like Mission Control and Launchpad--you'll also find some old familiars: The Finder, Spotlight, Quick Look, the Dock, and About this Mac, for example, are all still there. But that's not to say these OS X staples have stayed exactly the same. Here's a rundown of how they've changed in Lion.

  • News: Sid Meier's Pirates! Returns on iPad Tomorrow

    Open-world seafaring adventure Pirates! from legendary game designer Sid Meier is set to hit the App Store from tomorrow.

  • News: Taliban website, phones reportedly hacked

    In the current wave of hacking incidents, the Taliban in Afghanistan is not immune, Wednesday saying its website and cellphones were hacked. Several reports say the hack resulted in what the Taliban says is false information being sent out that its leader, Mullah Mohammed Omar, is dead due to heart problems.

  • News: Google's Search Engine Now Sniffs Out Malware

    Google's search engine is now fighting against a strain of malware that secretly intercepts Web browser activity on Windows PCs.

  • News: Oracle makes Fusion Applications 'available'

    Oracle has quietly made its Fusion Applications generally available, albeit with a caveat, but it seems that any serious fanfare over the long-awaited software may be reserved until the company's annual OpenWorld conference in October.

  • News: EMC revenue grows on strength of big data, VMware

    Increasing customer demand for big data technologies and cloud computing brought record financial results at EMC in the second quarter, the company reported Wednesday.

  • News: Ugandan legislator calls for Huawei deal investigation

    The top opposition leader in Uganda's Parliament has called for an investigation of the US$74 million IT deal between Huawei Technologies of China and the country's national broadcaster.

  • News: Google+ for iPhone Takes App Store by Storm

    Google+ for iPhone hit Apple's App Store a mere 24 hours ago but it's being downloaded like wildfire as it currently sitting atop the heap as the most popular free app available from iTunes. This is big news considering Google+ is still invitation-only and only has 18 million users so far, compared to Facebook's 750 million. That said, Google+ users can now upload contacts from Outlook and Mac address books (not Facebook, though), which may result in even bigger Google+

  • News: Cisco says layoffs, cost-cutting won't derail SecureX

    Despite cutting 6,500 jobs and reducing operating expenses by about $1 billion, Cisco has affirmed that it has no intention of pulling back from its commitment to its new security architecture known as SecureX.



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