Dell's New Entertainment Service: Will It B-Sharp Or B-Flat?
Athletes recovering from a serious injury should take it slow and not overexert themselves. That's a lesson that's apparently being ignored by Dell, which is looking to compete with Apple's champion iTunes while struggling with a lousy rep for customer service.
Do Your Batteries Look Like Bombs? Do You Even Know What A Bomb Looks Like?
With the exception of a pipe bomb I once saw on the news, I don't think I've ever seen what a regular bomb looks like. Have you? It's an important question because the TSA is apparently willing to confiscate something (in this case, batteries) that it knows isn't a bomb, but that it still considers a threat because it looks like a bomb to other people (other people that don't know what a bomb looks like). Writes Bruce
Review: iPhone Apps Store
The best part of iPhone firmware 2.0 is its ability to access the iPhone Apps Store. You want apps? It's got apps. The store is sheer, addictive fun. Here is an in-depth review of how it all works.
Dell Unveils 'Hybrid' Mini Desktop
The 8-inch computer ships with Windows Vista, either an Intel Pentium Dual Core or Intel Core 2 Duo processor, up to 4 GB of memory, and 320 GB of storage.
Nokia Axes BlackBerry Connections
Starting with its upcoming E71 and E66 smartphones, Nokia said it wants to offer the option of connecting to other e-mail services.
NASA Unravels Mysteries Of Northern Lights
Researchers believe stressed magnetic field lines suddenly snap to a new shape, like a rubber band that's been stretched too far, during a process called magnetic reconnection.
SMS Still Earns Most In Mobile Messaging
While instant messaging and e-mail are landing on more phones, text messaging will still garner 83% of all mobile messaging revenue in the next five years, ABI Research said.
Microsoft To Buy DATAllegro
The data warehouse appliance maker's software is typically used with Ingres' open source database, but could be easily be optimized for Microsoft's SQL Server.