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  • News: Hulu Plus Comes to Nintendo 3DS, Wii; 3DS Gets 3D Video Recording

    Nintendo 3DS and Wii console owners will get a number of updates in late 2011, including Hulu Plus on both devices and 3D video recording on the 3DS, Nintendo announced Friday. Hulu Plus will land on the Wii and 3DS by the end of the year, while Nintendo promises 3DS owners they will be able to record up to ten minutes of 3D video by the end of November.

  • News: Gmail Redesign Fixes Annoyances, But Adds a Pesky Ad

    Leaked video of an upcoming Gmail redesign looks good at a glance, but upon closer inspection, it also makes one change that's sure to annoy users.

  • News: Weather Channel, AccuWeather revamp iPad offerings

    Rival weather apps from The Weather Channel and AccuWeather have been revamped with iOS 5 compatibility and updated graphics that give your local weather the look of a top-flight video game.

  • News: Google TV 2.0 May Support Android Apps

    The second incarnation of Google’s TV set top-box software will incorporate apps from the Android Market and will look a lot like Android for tablets. A leaked -- perhaps accidental -- sneak peek at the update indicates Google TV 2.0 will feature full-blown Android Market integration for apps and content that should enhance the TV part of Google TV.

  • News: Salesforce.com to 'unlock' SAP's core software for 'social enterprises'

    Salesforce.com is rolling out a set of consulting and integration services aimed at SAP customers that want to build "social enterprises" with Salesforce.com's Force.com platform.

  • News: Create a Quick and Easy Website for Your Business, for Free

    Maintaining an online presence is important for businesses of all sizes. Yet who has the time to build a website? You’re busy actually running your company. If you can carve out just a half hour, however, you can establish a professional online presence for yourself or your business for free, with the following easy-to-use tools.

  • News: Visual Studio 2011: Developers' first reactions

    Now in developer preview, the flagship Microsoft IDE promises a better UI, code review, and HTML5 support

  • News: VMware CEO Maritz warns customers to be prepared for licensing changes

    VMware’s CEO, Paul Maritz, has warned that the pricing model for virtualisation will evolve “radically” as it heads towards a more consumption-based model.

  • News: Securities body IOSCO calls for limits on algo trading

    An international body that is tasked with helping control securities markets has called for tighter limitations on high-speed trading systems.

  • News: RIM runs into trademark dispute over BBX name for future OS

    Less than a week after it announced plans for a new platform called BBX for its smartphones and tablet, Research In Motion is facing the threat of legal action from a software company in Albuquerque, New Mexico, that claims that BBx is the trademark of software it sells.

  • News: 2012 in Security: Rising Danger

    Computer security involves more than installing an antivirus utility on your PC. Malicious hackers are on a mission to steal money and wreak havoc, and they'll do it by any means possible. The growing number of mobile devices, such as phones and tablets, and the popularity of social networks give them new avenues in which to expand their cybercrime.

  • News: Judge refuses to exclude troublesome Google email

    Google has lost its appeal to keep a potentially damaging email away from the jury in the company's legal fight with Oracle over Java.

  • News: Microsoft posts record quarter but says tablets have cannibalized netbooks

    Despite weak consumer demand for PCs, Microsoft posted a record first quarter revenue of $17.37 billion for the period that ended Sept. 30. This beat analysts expected sales of $17.2 billion. Revenue increased 7% percent over the year-ago period. Microsoft credited the increase to enterprise demand for Office, server and development tools.

  • News: HTC Rhyme coming exclusively to Optus

    Optus will exclusively launch the HTC Rhyme Android phone in Australia on 1 November. Described as "elegant" and clearly marketed towards women, the Rhyme includes a charm accessory that glows when you receive a call or text message.

  • News: 4G Device Options Beyond the Smartphone or USB Modem

    Verizon's 4G LTE network has been available in several major cities for awhile now, and it continues to expand to more regions across the U.S. We've done some early network testing, but now have tried two devices (a tablet and netbook) that integrate the 4G LTE network connectivity into the device:

  • News: New details emerge about Oracle's Social Network

    More specifics about Oracle's new Social Network software came to light on Thursday, following the product's debut at the OpenWorld conference earlier this month.

  • News: Android Media Players Take on the iPod Touch

    Apple may be the undisputed digital music player champ with its iPod family of players, but that doesn't mean it doesn't have its wannabe competitors nipping at its' heels. When it comes to portable media players, such as the iPod Touch -- that allows you to listen, watch, and buy apps and content from a single device -- Apple is getting some fresh Android competition.

  • News: Siri's Security Hole: The Passcode Is the Problem

    Siri, the virtual assistant built into the Apple's iPhone 4S, has a security problem: By default, anyone can use Siri to send e-mails or text messages from a locked phone, without having to enter a passcode first.

  • News: Apple announces iOS 5 Tech Talk World Tour 2011

    Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference is a great opportunity for iOS developers to meet one another and to pick the brains of the experts at Apple, but not everybody gets the chance to make it out to San Francisco. So, in order to bring in-depth, face-to-face technical information to even more developers, Apple has announced the iOS 5 Tech Talk World Tour.

  • News: VMworld: Durham college employs virtualisation to drive cost savings

    New College Durham has revealed how desktop virtualisation has helped the further education college reduce IT support costs and improve end user experience.



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