Clicking Through Opera 11 Browser Beta
The Opera web browser, from Opera Software, has long been one of the most innovative browsers available, and has been the first to introduce many features that became common in all browsers, such as tabbed windows. With the recent released beta of Opera 11, the browser continues this tradition with several interesting new capabilities, including the ability to load plugins on demand within web pages. The Opera 11 beta also includes some features already found in other browsers, such as competing
Google Earth 6 Debuts
The latest update of Google's geo-software includes better Street View integration and 3D trees.
SMB Printers Now Have Apps
Hands-on review shows that the approach has some merit, if using paper as an output device is not too retro for you, and if they can improve reliability.
Security Risks In iOS And Android
Both Apple and Google are faced with security issues in their platforms that may put user's data at risk. The more computer-like smartphones become, the more they become at risk for having security holes and being the target of attackers to exploit those holes.
Apple's 'Kinected' Kitchen
A series of patent and patent application assignments reveal Apple's interest in appliance control systems that combine touch screens and Kinect-style object sensing.
Windows Phone Crushed By Android
Microsoft has not shared sales figures for its newly launched Windows Phone 7 platform, but one retailer says Android is out-selling WP7 15 to 1.
Hacking Windows Phone 7
There is news on two fronts on hacking Windows Phone 7. The OS was released last month in Europe and is less than a month out of the gate in the US and already someone has found a way to bypass Microsoft's Marketplace application store. Microsoft is fighting back though on more serious hacking attempts, like custom ROM images.
White House Names Top Mobile Apps
Services for learning about NASA missions, finding government jobs, or the nearest U.S. embassy are among the administration's top picks.
Angry Birds Running Poorly On Some Android Phones
One if the most popular apps in mobile phones is the addictive Angry Birds by Rovio Mobile. They have brought the game to the Android platform, but if you have an Android phone, don't assume you can run the game.
Kids Want iPads
Nielsen asked a bunch of kids want they are interested in acquiring at some point in the next six months. Thirty-one percent said the Apple iPad.
Asus Launches Notepad E-Reader
Asus's Eee Note EA800 combines an e-book reader with the ability to take notes and draw sketches on the device's touch screen.
Acer To Release Android Tablets
Competing with Apple's iPad and shifting from netbooks, the PC maker next year will roll out two Android-based tablets and a Windows system.
RIM Kicks Kik Out Of App World
Research In Motion said that award-winning Kik violated contractual obligations and pulled Kik's application from BlackBerry App World.
FCC Explores Allowing Texts To '911'
Chairman Julius Genachowski said texting, mobile videos and photos could help first responders, but most 911 agencies are not yet equipped to handle messaging.
iOS 4.3 To Include 'Daily' Newspaper App Code
News Corp has confirmed that it is working with Apple to deliver an iPad-only digital newspaper called "The Daily." New reports suggest that Apple will need to perform a system update to make it work.
PeeWee PC Unveils Laptop For Children
The $599 Pivot 2.0 convertible tablet has a 10.1-inch rotating touch screen and comes with water-resistant keyboard, slip-resistant grips and security software.