• Apple battery charger slays the vampire

    There may not be anything magical or revolutionary about AA batteries, but we need them to run a variety of electronic gizmos, including wireless mice and keyboards, as well as dozens of analog devices such as flashlights, wall clocks, and portable cassette recorders.

    28 July 10 05:36 Written by Jeff Bertolucci
  • Apple shifts to newest Intel CPUs in iMac refresh

    Apple today refreshed its iMac line for the first time since October 2009 by adopting Intel's Core i3, i5 and i7 processors across the board and abandoning NVidia's integrated graphics chipset for ATI-branded graphics processors.

    28 July 10 04:42 Written by Computerworld Staff
  • Online sales of Dell Streak could begin Wednesday

    Online sales of the Dell Streak wireless tablet, with a five-inch screen that many say makes it look like an Android smartphone, could begin as soon as tomorrow, according to online speculation.

    28 July 10 04:31 Written by Matt Hamblen
  • 4 reasons Apple's Magic Trackpad won't kill the mouse

    Apple's multi-touch assault on the desktop continues with the US$69 (AUD$99) Magic Trackpad, a jumbo touch panel that allows desktop Mac users to do away with their mouses and act like they're using MacBook Pros. But just because people can say goodbye to the mouse doesn't mean they will. Here are four reasons not to count out the PC mouse just yet:

    28 July 10 02:41 Written by Jared Newman
  • Microsoft Hohm outs home energy hogs

    Microsoft has expanded its Hohm energy monitoring portal so home owners can see, directly from their personal computers, how much power their homes use.

    28 July 10 01:55 Written by Joab Jackson
  • Bug reporting could be a hot topic at Black Hat

    How researchers report vulnerabilities -- and how companies react to those reports -- may be one of the briskest topics at this week's Black Hat security conference.

    28 July 10 01:51 Written by Gregg Keizer
  • Twitter encounters more digital certificate problems

    Twitter is having trouble again with a digital certificate that secures communications to its Web site, which has been causing trouble for third-party applications that integrate with it, but the problem may have been fixed.

    28 July 10 01:28 Written by Jeremy Kirk
  • Black Hat: Most browsers can be made to give up personal data

    All the most commonly used Internet browsers are vulnerable to exploits that can force them to cough up users' personal information that can be used to hack into bank accounts or set them up for other attacks, the Black Hat 2010 conference will be told this week.

    28 July 10 00:46 Written by Tim Greene
  • SAP reports revenue up 12 percent, earnings up 15 percent

    SAP reported a 15 percent year-on-year rise in earnings for the second quarter, on revenue up 12 percent. It forecast that underlying revenue growth in its core business of software and software-related services will accelerate following completion of its acquisition of Sybase.

    28 July 10 00:32 Written by Peter Sayer and Chris Kanaracus
  • Nvidia tunes 3D offerings for businesses

    Nvidia is extending its 3D offerings from homes to businesses, announcing new 3D glasses and transmitters for use in meetings and presentations.

    27 July 10 23:08 Written by Agam Shah
  • Yahoo Japan spurns Bing in favor of Google search

    Google has secured a deal to provide search results and related advertising to Yahoo Japan, Japan's most popular Web site, the two companies said Tuesday.

    27 July 10 16:47 Written by Martyn Williams
  • Optus launches iPhone 4 plan details

    Telco Optus has announced its iPhone 4 voice and data packages as it prepares for the launch of the device in Australia on July 30.

    27 July 10 11:19 Written by Rodney Gedda
  • Free Sophos tool blocks Windows shortcut attacks

    The security firm Sophos released a tool on Monday that it claimed will block any attacks trying to exploit the critical unpatched vulnerability in Windows' shortcut files.

    27 July 10 09:31 Written by Gregg Keizer
  • Telstra reveals iPhone 4 pricing: free on $79 plan

    Telstra has announced pricing for the iPhone 4 which is due for release on July 30, including no upfront cost for a 16GB model on a $79 plan or above with a 24 month contract.

    27 July 10 09:11 Written by Rodney Gedda
  • Next step for Wikileaks: Crowdsourcing classified data

    WASHINGTON - The release on Sunday by Wikileaks of more than 90,000 documents about military operations in Afghanistan may just be the start of problems for the U.S. government.

    27 July 10 07:52 Written by Patrick Thibodeau
  • Apple loses bid to criminalise iPhone jailbreaking

    Apple lost its bid today to criminalise "jailbreaking," the practice of hacking an iPhone to install unauthorized apps on the smartphone, according to a decision by the U.S. Copyright Office and the Library of Congress.

    27 July 10 06:14 Written by Gregg Keizer
  • Google introduces Google Apps for Government suite

    Honing in on the lucrative government market for business applications, Google introduced on Monday Google Apps for Government, featuring its suite of cloud-based business applications equipped with extra security precautions.

    27 July 10 05:41 Written by Paul Krill
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