9 Tech Innovations For Your Health
Wondering if you're having a cardiac event or suffering from a concussion? There's an app for that: Check out these promising health-related apps, gadgets, and ideas from the Digital Health Summit.
RIM's Cartoon More Preschool Than Bold
RIM turns to the "Bold" team of superheroes in its latest marketing push. But the Saturday-morning-style characters probably won't appeal to anyone other than Disney Junior fans.
Stolen iPhone Saved By iCloud
New York's Metropolitan Transportation Authority Police follow Find My iPhone directions to nab a suspect and recover an iPhone in the space of four hours.
Apple iPad: Happy 2nd Birthday
Apple changed the way we think about computing and digital devices--again--when it introduced the iPad tablet in early 2010. Take a look back and a peek ahead.
AT&T Loses $6.7B, Faults FCC Regulation
AT&T CEO complained about inconsistent government regulation and the need for spectrum to serve rural America as the company recorded massive fourth-quarter loss.
Microsoft Xbox 720 Details Trickle Out?
Microsoft's upcoming entertainment and cloud services platform console could run seven times faster and dish up Blu-Ray. But gamers may not like rumored restrictions.
Apple's Record Revenue: By The Numbers
As Apple reports its highest quarterly revenue and earnings ever, a few numbers pop. One example: Apple has $97.6 billion in cash on hand, enough to buy Sony five times, or about half of Google.
12 Hadoop Vendors To Watch In 2012
Promising low cost and unheard of scalability, Hadoop has been called the next-generation platform for data processing. Check out the vendors taking Hadoop to the next level.
Hackers Jailbreak iPad 2, iPhone 4S
It took 10 months for hackers to crack iOS 5.0.1. Workplaces that allow bring your own device need to act immediately to avoid potential security risks.
Is This Patent Full Of Crap?
Tech people love to disparage patents, but we don't look at them the way the legal system does. How do you tell if a patent is really bogus?
How To Make A Textbook With Apple's iBooks Author
Apple's free iBooks Author is an easy way to get started in electronic textbook publishing. Just know there's a middleman standing between you and your adoring public: Apple. Read more about Apple's tricky software license agreement, which as InformationWeek's Thomas Claburn points out, puts severe restrictions on authors' rights. BYTE's Chris Spera has his own opinion about
RIM $299 PlayBook Sale On Again
Research In Motion is offering all three variants of its PlayBook tablet at this cut-rate price through February 4. But this device has drawbacks.
10 Big Tech Ideas For Retailers
Mobile and social lead the list of hot tech trends for retailers, but they had company at the National Retail Federation's Big Show 2012. Here's a basket full of ideas to check out.
AT&T Tweaks Data Plan Prices
AT&T adds $5 to the monthly price for smartphone and tablet data plans. But added bandwidth cuts the cost per megabyte.
Plaxo's Broken Services: Part Deux
I love the power of the Internet to quickly rectify--and confirm--information. Here's what Plaxo had to say about my claim that it's broken.
Supercomputer Cools Off Using Groundwater
Novel cooling system turns normal groundwater into big savings for Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, which is running a new 162 teraflop supercomputer, Olympus.
CES 2012: The Coolest Stuff
Here are 6 products or technologies that really stood out for me at this year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
Stop SOPA And Piracy
It does seem as if the SOPA and PIPA bills will facilitate abuse of innocent Internet users. So what do we do about the abuse of IP holders?