The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Australian telco 3 Mobile has almost sold out of Apple's iPhone 3GS online on the day of launch.
By Ross Catanzariti | 17 July, 2009 16:22
Microsoft will pay Yahoo US$50 million a year for three years and will hire at least 400 Yahoo employees as part of the companies' recent search agreement, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
Australians can now access more information about their convict past through the National Archives of Britain Web site which has posted millions of documents about the criminal trials of convicts online.
By Kathryn Edwards | 05 August, 2009 10:27
An Intel executive last week suggested it was abnormal to interact with a laptop using input devices like touchpads, but Synaptics is out to debunk that notion by making touchpads more user-friendly.
By Agam Shah | 04 August, 2009 07:19
Kevin Mitnick, the ex-hacker turned security consultant, is such a high-profile target himself that the Web-hosting firm he was using finally told him it wouldn't host Web pages for him anymore.
By Jim Metzler | 04 August, 2009 08:17
SD memory cards capable of reading and writing data at speeds faster than current cards should be available in less than a year, Toshiba said on Tuesday.
By Martyn Williams | 04 August, 2009 18:09
Memory maker OCZ has confirmed it will launch a new 1TB Solid State Drive (SSD) that will fit 3.5-inch drive slots later this month. Various gadget sites have been reporting on the rumors of the launch, and now the company confirmed that the 1TB Colossus SSD drive will be available in mid-August. Also confirmed: the drive will cost a whopping $2,200.
By Daniel Ionescu | 05 August, 2009 00:24
Google has announced their intention to make future versions of their Android mobile operating system more enterprise-friendly and fight harder to gain market share from competitors like the RIM (Research in Motion) Blackberry. Android has a long way to go to be an enterprise-class mobile platform, and Google isn't even heading in the right direction.
By Tony Bradley | 05 August, 2009 02:23
At the SIGGRAPH graphics conference in New Orleans this week, the Khronos Group announced the release of OpenGL 3.2. The new revision of the graphics API standard, along with the accompanying OpenGL Shading Language 1.50, adds quite a few new features. The focus is on improving performance, providing options for better visual quality, and making porting from Direct3D easier. Highlights include:
By Jason Cross | 05 August, 2009 06:34
AMD announced the AMD 785G chipset. Designed to be at the core of the mainstream PC for Windows 7, it features the ATI Radeon HD 4200 graphics technology, DirectX 10.1 gaming, and multi-core processing for Windows 7-capable systems.
By Channelworld staff | 05 August, 2009 04:10
The U.S. Marine Corps made it official this week: Social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter are banned from military networks.
By Sharon Gaudin | 05 August, 2009 07:49
The head of the Roman Catholic Church in England is warning that Facebook, texting and e-mails are destroying relationships and may even lead teens to commit suicide.
By Sharon Gaudin | 05 August, 2009 08:35
After six months of development the KDE project has released the most anticipated upgrade of the KDE 4 series, KDE 4.3, which promises to greatly improve the overall user experience of the open source desktop environment.
By Rodney Gedda | 05 August, 2009 09:06
Microsoft Tuesday released the final beta of Windows 7 XP Mode, adding new USB and drive sharing support options along with a user tutorial for the operating system add-on aimed at the small and midsize business market.
By John Fontana | 05 August, 2009 08:55