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London may be setting up Europe's largest Wi-Fi network ahead of the Summer Olympics but it'll do a fat lot of good for the Games' 70,000 volunteers since they're effectively banned from using social media during the event. Like, at all. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/_au5BB5-sJw/london-muzzles-its-olympic-volunteers-ahead-of-the-summer-games WESTERN DIGITAL VOLT INFORMATION SCIENCES... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2012 at nathanielgervais's blog
If you have over $10,000 and a hunger for ludicrously high definition TVs, Toshiba's impending 55-inch predator is gunning for your wallet and cranium. 4k resolution is more spec candy than anything, but glasses-free 3D? Yes please. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/fK_OVDg4pGk/toshibas-dishing-out-a-55+inch-with-4x-the-hd-and-zero-glasses IDT IBASIS HYPERCOM HEWLETT PACKARD CO HEARTLAND PAYMENT SYSTEMS Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2012 at nathanielgervais's blog
I remember the day I eagerly unpacked my first Nintendo DS. At the time it was revolutionary–a touch screen gaming platform. I inserted my first game (Nintendogs!) and picked up the stylus for the very first time. It was then that I noticed said stylus had apparently been sized for... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2012 at nathanielgervais's blog
Dr. Dre decided to endorse expensive headphones. Despite not being that great, they're becoming sidewalk ubiquitous. Ergo, 50 Cent (aka Curtis Jackson, aka known purveyor of rap and B-movies and Vitamin Water), isn't going to be left out. We chatted with Curtis about his new cans, Twitter, and women. More... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2012 at nathanielgervais's blog
I suppose it's not a little ironic that what is easily the best Android tablet yet does not look a little bit like an iPad, but a lot like an iPad, and is being sued for trademark infringement—though not by Apple. If you want to be generous, you could say... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2012 at nathanielgervais's blog
Just standing there, shooting straight at the enemy hasn't worked since the Revolutionary War (or at least the last Die Hard). Cover is king when it comes to gun fights, and these 12 periscope rifles from our friends at Oobject let you shoot without giving your opponent anything to shoot... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2012 at nathanielgervais's blog
Just when it seems like everyone is running away from the PC business, well known HDTV company Vizio has apparently decided that after dabbling in lightbulbs, it's a great time to get in. Chief Technology Officer Matt McRae revealed in an interview with Bloomberg that it will introduce two desktop... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2012 at nathanielgervais's blog
Just when it seems like everyone is running away from the PC business, well known HDTV company Vizio has apparently decided that after dabbling in lightbulbs, it's a great time to get in. Chief Technology Officer Matt McRae revealed in an interview with Bloomberg that it will introduce two desktop... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2012 at nathanielgervais's blog
About a year ago I wrote a post explaining why you don’t have to kill multitasking apps in iOS. iOS 4 had been introduced, bringing multitasking to iPhone, iPod Source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/TheIphoneBlog/~3/19E8YKETVNY/story01.htm TRIQUINT SEMICONDUCTOR TRIMBLE NAVIGATION LIMITED TRIDENT MICROSYSTEMS TRANSACTION SYSTEMS ARCHITECTS TOTAL SYSTEM SERVICES Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2012 at nathanielgervais's blog
Corel seems to be on a roll lately; after releasing WinZip System Utilities just last week, this morning the company announced VideoStudio Pro X4. VideoStudio Pro is aimed at home users and small business professionals who want to create professional-looking videos, but without the hassle, steep learning curve and price... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at nathanielgervais's blog
Over at WindowsITPro, Paul Thurott outlines some details of Microsoft/Nokia's (purported) marketing plans for Windows Phone in 2012. Amongst them: a $10 to $15 commission for retail sales people who sell Windows Phone handsets over Android or iOS. In turn, John Gruber asks: "If this strategy was on the table,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at nathanielgervais's blog
About six months after we first heard Comcast would release a Skype webcam built for its cable boxes Wireless Goodness has uncovered the FCC filing for just such a unit. There's no pictures of the device itself, but scans from the manual and the diagram above give a good idea... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at nathanielgervais's blog
Frowny-faced USB adapters? They're the future, says Motorola. The company has just posted a teaser video inviting us all to "Stay Unplugged," featuring an animated USB brick that will break your heart as it sheds a single tear. What does this mean? Wireless power is going to be a big... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at nathanielgervais's blog
Typically, when one speaks of the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the conversation evokes imagery of a sprawling arena filled with booth upon booth of hardware. But hardware isn't everything this year. CES 2012 will be the first CES where apps show up in a major way. Source:... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at nathanielgervais's blog
It should come as no surprise that Motorola's upcoming Droid 4 smartphone would carry a DLNA certification -- just like its predecessor, the Droid 3 -- but if there were ever any doubt in your mind, then wonder no more. This handsome slider destined for Verizon Wireless has just earned... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at nathanielgervais's blog
Building on its success with laptops designed for developing countries, the One Laptop Per Child project is set to unveil a long-awaited tablet at CES next week. Here's what you get for $100. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/ezXdegZ_Q7U/the-100-olpc-tablet-is-really-real-and-debuting-at-ces KONINKLIJKE KPN LAM RESEARCH LIBERTY GLOBAL LM ERICSSON LOGITECH INTERNATIONAL Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at nathanielgervais's blog
Pastebin is a very popular website aimed at coders and other nerdy types, which allows them (or should I say, us) to paste and share snippets of code with lovely syntax highlighting. It has recently undergone a major overhaul which includes the release of a brand new Windows client. The... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at nathanielgervais's blog
Color, the $41-million-in-funding location-oriented photo sharing startup, is susceptible to simple GPS spoofing. With nothing more than a jailbroken iPad or iPhone, you can use FakeLocation to trick Color into thinking you're somewhere else. Within seconds you can be browsing photos that were snapped thousands of miles away. With a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at nathanielgervais's blog
From Vannevar Bush to PageRank, the World Wide Web was built on hypertext, the notion that any morsel of information can link to any other. But that was always only a dream, and a rapidly-dissipating one of late. Nowadays even Web links are likely to terminate at warnings, paywalls or... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at nathanielgervais's blog
Just a little under two months after its release candidate went live, Windows Home Server (WHS) 2011 has been finalized and released into the wild. The new version of Microsoft's slick, do-it-all server OS is a big step forward from its predecessor. Built on the Windows Server 2008 R2 base,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at nathanielgervais's blog
Not content with dominating the HDTV market, Vizio revealed on Friday plans to turn the PC business on its ear with a series of sleek, Apple-inspired All-in-One and Notebook PC's. More » Source: http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/-XJu9sY7KCU/vizio-plans-to-beat-pcs-sleepy-giants-at-their-own-game ECLIPSYS EASTMAN KODAK CO EARTHLINK DST SYSTEMS DISCOVER FINANCIAL SERVICES Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at nathanielgervais's blog
This morning, Corel released VideoStudio X4. We've already published a quick overview and hands-on of the application, and now is the moment you've all been waiting for: We're giving away ten full licenses of this new version, each worth $99.99! To enter our random draw, you just have to leave... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at nathanielgervais's blog
Sure there will be plenty of good news for gadget fans at CES next week, but here's a bit of a downer for early software adopters in the US -- that free unlimited Spotify account that you signed up for six months ago will be drawing to an end. Yep,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at nathanielgervais's blog
Happy first birthday, Windows Phone 7! One year on, and the fledgling mobile operating system has 36,000 active developers in its AppHub community, 1.5 million downloads of its Developer Tools, and 11,500 apps in its Marketplace. Microsoft is quick to take a couple shots at competitors' app stores, beating its... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at nathanielgervais's blog
Just when it seems like everyone is running away from the PC business, well known HDTV company Vizio has apparently decided that after dabbling in lightbulbs, it's a great time to get in. Chief Technology Officer Matt McRae revealed in an interview with Bloomberg that it will introduce two desktop... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2012 at nathanielgervais's blog