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  • News: iPhone 5 rumor rollup for the week ending August 5

    The iOSsphere was roiled by new iPhone 5 parts even though the phone itself hasn't been announced, continuing argument over The Date, and an Australian patent filing.

  • News: Former Cisco engineer indicted on hacking charges

    A former Cisco engineer at the center of an extradition controversy has been indicted by a federal grand jury on computer hacking charges.

  • News: HP whacks $100 off TouchPad tablet price for weekend

    HP is slashing the price of its webOS-powered TouchPad over the weekend by $100 in an effort to give the barely month-old tablet computer a second wind.

  • News: Twitter to open source streaming data analyzer

    Expanding the field of complex event process software with another offering, Twitter will release as open source its software for analyzing live large-scale data streams, called Storm.

  • Philips GoGear Muse SA3 touchscreen media player

    Philips has started UK sales of its GoGear Muse 3 portable media player. The MP3 player and video device has a 3.2in widescreen display that is touch-sensitive and uses a 'swipe' mechanism for accessing menu items and adjusting the volume.

  • News: Has your company been infiltrated by the Shady Rat hack?

    When McAfee released its Operation Shady Rat hacking report earlier this week, it didn't name all of the organizations it thought could have been hacked as part of a large, five-year ongoing campaign. Yours might be one of them.

  • News: Spotify employees hit million dollar jackpot

    Last year, employees at Swedish music service Spotify bought shares for €682,000 (US$965,000). Those shares are now worth €32.6 million, thanks to the music service's soaring valuation. But the company is not showing a profit.

  • News: Businesses buying .XXX porn domains to protect trademarks

    Four out of five businesses that have pre-registered .XXX domain names have no direct connection to the adult porn industry, one of the UK’s largest registrars has confirmed.

  • News: Google, Microsoft Bicker Over Patents

    Google and Microsoft continued a very public and heated exchange on Thursday that sparked after Google's top legal officer accused rival companies -- Microsoft included -- of using "bogus patents" to fight a "campaign against Android."

  • News: Computers That You Can Wear

    It’s an exciting time for the wearable-computing industry. Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen declared in a recent interview that wearable computers were the next big thing for Silicon Valley, and the past few months have seen a flurry of new product announcements in the arena.

  • News: Ink-O-Dem Refill Service: Good Quality, Modest Bargain

    The Ink-O-Dem ink-refilling system has been on my mind for some time. As PCWorld’s Serial Refiller, I’ve been trying refilled and remanufactured black and tricolor cartridges for my HP Photosmart e-All-in-One, assessing their ease of use, output quality, and page yield. So far, all have been somewhat to significantly cheaper than the printer vendor's own cartridges; none, however, have matched the originals in output quality and ease of use, although some have come close.

  • News: IBM rivals drop EC mainframe complaint

    Three rivals of IBM have dropped a major European Commission antitrust complaint against the supplier, around mainframe technology.

  • News: SAP will issue patch for NetWeaver vulnerability

    A reportedly serious security bug affecting the J2EE (Java 2 Platform Enterprise Edition) engine in SAP's NetWeaver middleware will be patched soon, SAP said Friday.

  • How-Tos: How to install a solid-state drive (SSD) in a laptop

    A solid-state drive offers faster transfer rates and quieter operation than a hard-disk drive. It also has no moving parts, making it less fragile. PC Advisor explains how to make the switch to SSD.

  • Opinion: Draw Practically Anything in 3D With Google Sketchup

    As a kid, I was obsessed with Lego. Being able to take simple blocks and make them into complex structures which were just what I had in mind was a very powerful feeling. As a grown-up, I still sometimes have ideas and designs that I want to communicate, or see for myself if they might work. When that happens, I reach for Google's free SketchUp.

  • News: As targeted e-mail attacks proliferate, companies wince

    The strange e-mails arrived in executives' inboxes around the same time that the Australian oil company was negotiating a deal with a Chinese energy company.

  • How-Tos: How to liquid cool a PC

    A cooler PC will run smoother, faster and more quietly. Applying cooling components is fiddly, but worth doing. PC Advisor shows you how to liquid cool a PC.

  • News: China's top paper dismisses McAfee hacking report

    The official newspaper of China's ruling communist party dismissed security vendor McAfee's report that a state sponsored group was behind the massive cyberattack that penetrated 72 companies and organizations, calling the claims groundless.

  • News: 91% of 18 to 25 year-olds use the web every day

    More than nine in ten (91 percent) of 18 to 25 year-olds use the web every day, says MyVoucherCodes.

  • How-Tos: How to overclock a desktop PC

    Overclocking used to be a dirty word, but with the two main desktop PC processor manufacturers now selling CPUs designed for speed-tweaking, it's now a tried-and-trusted upgrade. PC Advisor shows you how.

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