Review: A Pocketsize Backseat Driver
The MIO 168RS is both a GPS gadget and a full-featured PDA. It's powered by an Intel XScale 300MHz CPU with 64MB of SDRAM memory, and runs Windows Mobile 2003 Second Edition. It has a 3.5-inch TFT Active Matrix LCD display with 240x320 resolution in 64K colors as well as a tiny speaker and microphone.
Developing Countries Hit Hardest By Spam
Developing nations are struck hardest by spam, which sucks up capacity and resources of Internet service providers and discourages consumers from using the Web.
HP Adopts Itanium For NonStop Line
Hewlett-Packard continues a strategy of migrating its high-performance servers to Itanium processors by introducing the first NonStop system based on the Intel processors.
New Hitachi HDTVs Announced
Hitachi unveiled ten new models of high definition television to be available to consumers between August and December this year.
Microsoft Nixes IE 7 For Windows 2000
As official support for Windows 2000 winds down, Microsoft has confirmed that it won't release a version of its upcoming Internet Explorer 7 for the still-used operating system.
Finding A Web Host
The Web hosting company you choose should not only be able to address your initial needs, but have a full range of services you can add to your Web site as needed. Here's what to look for.
Update: Microsoft-Sun Pact, One Year Later
It's been just over a year since tech giants Microsoft and Sun Microsystems buried the hatchet in their extended feud over Java. Fast-forward to today, where the Ballmer/McNealy relationship seems to flow naturally, and the first payoff is all interoperability.
This eGov Portal Is Part MapQuest, Part Craigslist
Plenty of government initiatives are aimed sharing information electronically, but one that’s surprisingly advanced is the effort to share geospatial information system (GIS) content across federal, state, county and city agencies.
Google This, Microsoft: Cheap, Innovative Applications
Google CEO Eric Schmidt says the company plans to put more of Google's Web-site capabilities into appliance devices that can be deployed in business environments. Schmidt seems less interested in the margins of hardware appliances than in the windfall to be made delivering ads to the world's most sophisticated computer users "- all those professionals glued to their PCs during the work day. And that's a philosophy Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer know well enough.
eGov Portal Is Part MapQuest, Part Craigslist
The Geospatial One-Stop (GOS) Portal has been operational since July 2003, and a “GOS2” facelift expected to bow in July will incorporate easier searching, a customizable portal interface and an online marketplace designed to encourage joint purchases of new GIS content.
Review: Web Services Client
Smart Company's Turbo 1.0 .Net-supported smart client is subject to Microsoft vulnerabilities, but its pivot-table paradigm makes up for the time you spend patching.
Mobile WiMAX Coming Sooner -- Analyst
A research analyst says that there already is an unused part of the existing WiMAX specification that provides for some level of mobility even before the 802.16e standard is ratified.
Brocade Weaves New Storage Tapestry
Tapestry software provides automated provisioning and activation of servers and related application resources, as well as new Wide Area File Services capabilities.
Red Hat To Launch Directory, Certificate Servers
At its first annual summit this week in New Orleans, the leading Linux distribution vendor will formally launch its the renamed Red Hat Directory Server and Red Hat Certificate Management System.
Business Technology: Pertinent Questions -- Are Your Answers OK?
Bob Evans has some questions for you to consider on such subjects as business-process optimization, supply-chain strategy, patch management, Barry Bonds, customer-data privacy, and publicly funded outsourcing, plus a thought for the people we remember on Memorial Day.
Banks Batten Down
Financial institutions have put convenience before security in their online interactions with customers. Identity theft is changing that.
Security Is the New Cold War
Electronics, technology and ubiquitous computing have made the world a far more convenient and efficient place to live. The speed with which the things we can now do, get done, is as mind boggling as is the rate at which they quickly become obsolete, or melded with yet another cool, useful technology. Just look at the speed with which cell phones have been turned into the Swiss Army Knife of personal technology. Nevermind calling, it's fundamental use. How 80s.You can use cell phones today to ta
Hot Apps: Microsoft Virtual PC
Virtual OS software is an efficient and cost-effective way to run multiple operating systems or different configurations of the same operating system on one physical computer.