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  • News: The First Next-Gen Wi-Fi Chips Arrive

    Wi-Fi is getting faster--again. Today Wi-Fi chipmaker Broadcom announced its first chips based on the coming 802.11ac standard, the successor to today’s 802.11n Wi-Fi. Products based on 802.11ac are expected to begin appearing late this year, delivering improved coverage and theoretical speeds up to twice those offered by the fastest 802.11n gear.

  • News: Nikon's new D4 flagship DSLR designed for enhanced low-light shooting

    With the debut of the Nikon D4, Nikon has introduced its new flagship, full-frame DSLR camera. At 16.2 megapixels, this high-end professional model improves on the speed and accuracy of its predecessors by boosting image quality and low-light capability, adding full HD 1080p video recording to the mix, and offering a multitude of new features. Here are the highlights.

  • News: Mobile Technology Will Dominate Everything

    At this year's CES, tablets will get cheaper, laptops will get thinner, and cameras will become more like phones. Apps will be everywhere, including in cars. And Microsoft's phone-inspired Windows 8 will edge closer to release.

  • News: Ramnit / ZeuS Hybrid Compromises 45,000 Facebook Accounts: What You Should Know

    Facebook users should be on alert. An old worm has learned some new tricks, and is spreading through the social network compromising accounts and possibly gaining access to financial information. Seculert claims that logon credentials from over 45,000 Facebook accounts have been stolen so far.

  • News: O2 brings free Wi-Fi to London

    Millions of residents and visitors to London will be able to access free Wi-Fi with the help of O2.

  • News: Android smartphones link to new Samsung TV

    With ever-thinner screens and 3D technology failing to excite consumers much, TV maker Samsung has come up with a new gimmick to shift sets – turn them into hubs for smartphones and tablets.

  • News: Is Siri Really a Data Hog on iPhone 4S?

    Users of the iPhone 4S download almost three times more data than iPhone 3GS owners, a study from network firm Arieso shows, placing the blame on Siri, the voice-enabled assistant exclusive to Apple’s latest smartphone. Even compared to iPhone 4 owners, iPhone 4S users are the hungriest, using twice as much data -- but is Siri really to blame?

  • News: Mobile fragmentation drives HTML5 adoption: Kony

    HTML5 looks set for rapid growth in 2012, driven by the need for cross-platform development as a result of increasing mobile market fragmentation, according to new research by Kony.

  • News: Four cities getting Sprint LTE in first half of 2012

    Attention residents of Atlanta, Houston, San Antonio and Dallas: You will soon have three LTE carriers to choose from.

  • News: PicFrame for iPhone and iPad

    PicFrame by Active Development is a simple and easy-to-use app that lets you create and share customized photo collages. While PicFrame is certainly not the only photo-framing app around, its usability and emphasis on sharing make it stand out.

  • News: Windows 8 to feature 'push button' OS reset

    Windows 8 users will be able to completely restore the operating system and all its apps in a few minutes using a new ‘refresh’ feature, Microsoft has revealed

  • News: Nikon Mystery Camera Sparks D800 CES Speculation

    Is Nikon cooking up a DSLR surprise for the Consumer Electronics Show, which starts Tuesday, to sit alongside the recently announced Nikon D4 full-frame DSLR? That's what some Nikon watchers are wondering after the company's German site briefly put up a banner image of Nikon's professional DSLR lineup including the D4 and a never before seen camera.

  • News: CES 2012: Top Rumors, Leaks, and Teases (So Far)

    With the Consumer Electronics Show starting Tuesday, every major device manufacturer is getting ready to show off their latest wares to gadget fans and tech press in Las Vegas. As is typical before the year's biggest tech extravaganza, the Web is currently inundated with leaks, rumors and teaser videos about this year's coolest and most anticipated products at CES. We already know expect lots of Ultrabooks, Intel's newest class of super thin laptops; devices running the latest flavor of Android, Ice Cream Sandwich; and super thin HDTVs. But those are just the general categories, so here's a look at 15 products that are expected to debut in Las Vegas next week.

  • News: Symantec confirms leak of source code for old enterprise antivirus products

    Security vendor Symantec confirmed that a group of hackers is in possession of source code for two of its enterprise antivirus products, one of which is no longer in production.

  • News: Symantec confirms source code leak in two enterprise security products

    Symantec late Thursday confirmed that source code used in two of its older enterprise security products was publicly exposed by hackers this week.

  • News: WhatsApp to roll out stronger fixes for messaging vulnerability

    WhatsApp has patched a security flaw in its WhatsApp Messenger mobile app after someone set up a website allowing anyone to change a user's status update.

  • News: PC Advisor's most commented stories of the week – 6th January 2012

    There's been plenty of technology stories hitting the news this week, from the fact PC users are deserting Windows XP in favour of Windows 7, to Anonymous threatening Sony.

  • News: E-voting machine freezes, misreads votes, U.S. agency says

    An electronic ballot scanning device set for use in this year's presidential elections, misreads ballots, fails to log critical events and is prone to freezes and sudden lockups, the U.S. Elections Assistance Commission found.

  • News: Samsung fails to get Apple iPhone 4S banned in Italy

    Samsung has failed in its bid to get the Apple iPhone 4S banned in Italy.

  • News: Rammit worm steals 45,000 Facebook logins

    The login details of more than 45,000 Facebook users have been stolen by the Rammit worm, according to Seculert.



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