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  • News: LightSquared proposes spectrum change to allay GPS concerns

    LightSquared announced it will change its spectrum use and lower the power of its LTE radios, to allay concerns that the wholesale wireless network will interfere with GPS radios. But it may not be enough to satisfy the company's critics.

  • News: Lawmakers want to block LightSquared approval

    A U.S. House of Representatives committee has stepped into the fray over startup LightSquared's planned mobile data network, and passed a bill that would block the Federal Communications Commission from spending any money granting the carrier a waiver it is seeking.

  • News: Nokia's First Windows Phone Codenamed 'Sea Ray' Surfaces

    Nokia has shown its first Windows Phone to the world, perhaps by accident.

  • News: Startup touting data center fabric that will put a scare into Cisco, Juniper

    The ability of your data center fabric to support millions of servers with low cost and power may not be due to advances from your major switch vendor, or to standards they may embrace.

  • News: Apple iPad 2 Display Ranks Best in Face-Off Against Android

    The first thing you notice about a tablet is its display. Even when a tablet is powered down, its display is what jumps out first, since the screen is the most dominant part. The quality of the display is a critical component of a tablet, just as image quality is essential to any screen, be it for a laptop, a monitor, a smartphone, or even an HDTV.

  • News: Go Paperless With OfficeDrop

    The original dream of the paperless office has faded some in recent years. We're at least 20 years into the digital revolution (or longer, depending on when you started counting), and the typical workplace is still drowning in paperwork. Since you can't seem to escape paper entirely, you might at least want to avoid storing it for years on end.

  • News: New LightSquared plan faces attack, uncertainty

    The coast is not yet clear for LightSquared's hybrid satellite-LTE network despite the company's announcement on Monday that it has found a solution to interference with GPS.

  • News: FCC Leaks New Apple AirPort Extreme

    The Federal Communications Commission has posted test results for what looks to be a possible refresh of the AirPort Extreme. It's tough to learn much about what's changed in the wireless hardware from the reports because Apple filed a request to keep all proprietary details confidential. However, the results show that tests were done in both 2.4 Ghz and 5Ghz bands, and the speculation is that there could be support for the new three-stream standard for 450Mbps.

  • News: LightSquared report due amid criticism

    Mobile startup LightSquared may go from the frying pan to the fire on Wednesday when it releases a report on potential interference between its planned network and GPS.

  • News: Garmin acquires navigation rival Navigon

    If you can't beat 'em, acquire 'em. Garmin, maker of personal navigation devices, has snapped up its Germany-based competitor Navigon. The companies won't say how much money is changing hands in the deal, which was completed through a Garmin subsidiary.

  • News: Smartphone Data Plans: How to Keep Bandwidth Usage in Check

    Unlimited data plans are a thing of the past with AT&T and are being phased out by Verizon. Yet new metered plans don't deliver great bang for your buck and you may get blindsided with a hefty bill if you're not careful. Here are five ways to monitor your smartphone data usage and your wallet.

  • News: The New Nook has a Secret Web Browser

    Now that the new Nook from Barnes and Noble has hit the streets users have discovered the device has some hidden web potential. It seems that just typing a URL into the Nook's search bar pulls up the site in the ebook reader's previously undocumented web-browser. Of course the e-ink display doesn't make for the best screen for a browser as this video from The ebook Reader shows, but it's still an exciting sign of things to come on the Nook.

  • News: Taiwan's ITRI develops e-paper technology

    Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI), one of the world's largest R&D organizations, has developed e-paper technology which it expects to be used mainly as easily updated signage and posters in shops and other public areas.

  • News: Why You Can't Print Counterfeit Money on a Colour Laser

    Could you print counterfeit money, certificates, or other official documents on a color laser or LED printer? Some current printer models are indeed capable of creating reasonable facsimiles. The authorities, however, have already taken steps to thwart such activity.

  • News: Sony Says Sorry for PSN Outage, Reveals PlayStation Vita

    We're really, really sorry for the PlayStation Network outage, and thanks for sticking by us--the gist of Sony's E3 press conference intro, as Sony Computer Entertainment American president and CEO Jack Tretton took the stage to address "the elephant in the room."

  • News: Bugs & Fixes: Solve (Adobe CS5) print problems

    Adobe recently acknowledged a print-related bug affecting some users of Adobe Creative Suite 5 applications, especially Photoshop: When you click the Printer Settings button, nothing happens; the Printer dialog does not appear. The Adobe support article implies that the bug is restricted to Epson printers and occurs only if you have chosen "Printer Manages Color in Adobe Photoshop's Print dialog box" (which I believe is the default option). According to Apple, the symptom is most likely to appear if you have just changed printers via the Printer pop-up menu.

  • News: HP, Juniper win as switch sales drop during Q1, says Canalys

    Though price competition and a weak public sector made the first three months of 2011 difficult for Ethernet switch vendors, Hewlett-Packard and Juniper Networks still managed to increase sales and market share, according to data from market research company Canalys.

  • News: Ricoh announces enterprise device with tablet features

    Ricoh on Tuesday announced a tablet-like device that can function as an e-reader and digital clipboard for enterprises to electronically write, capture and record documents.

  • News: Extensis launches Universal Type Server 3

    Extensis has announced Universal Type Server 3, an upgrade to its server-based font management software. This new release, which features updated font reporting technology, is designed to help companies oversee their font usage while guarding against the font misuse and license infringements that can lead to lawsuits. The product underscores the fact that font license agreements are just as strict as software licenses, and that companies can be sued—and incur heavy penalties—for font license violations.

  • News: The ABCs of printer inks

    Buying a printer shouldn’t be difficult, but often, it is. That's partly because of the vast abundance of technologies, manufacturers, and models to choose from.



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