More Details Surface On iPhone 4.0 Multitasking
The next major iPhone operating system update -- to 4.0 -- purports to bring with it monumental shifts in the way the iPhone works and behaves. Chief among them will be multitasking, the ability to run two or more applications at once, with the non-active ones remaining open in the background.
Can Your Data Storage Avoid A Digital Doomsday?
Your small business may stand the test of time, but what about your data? As existing storage technologies mature and new ones enter the picture, that question is just as hard to answer as it ever was.
Meru Networks Raises $65 million in IPO
Wireless network equipment supplier Meru Networks has decided to wade into chilly waters and take the firm public. In order to improve its long term viability, the vendor opted to sell 4.4 million shares at a price of $15.
iPad Encouraging New Levels Of Tech Obsession
Techies, geeks and Apple fanboys alike are exhibiting alarming symptoms of obsession over the iPad. Apple is doing its own part, too, to fan the flames of excitement with its controlled mitigation of minutia.
Hackers: How To Manually Update Droid To 2.1
If you're the type to take risks and can't wait for Verizon's official over-the-air Android 2.1 update to reach your Motorola Droid, here are the instructions you need to update it manually.
iPad Apps May Cost More Than iPhone Apps
If you already have an iPhone you probably have a suite of apps that you can't do without. Before you assume you'll buy them all for the iPad, you might want to check out the pricing. According to preliminary information, some developers are considering charging two, three or even as much as five times the price they charge for the iPhone.
Apple Updates iTunes Ahead Of iPad Launch
Today Apple made iTunes version 9.1 available via its software update tools. The new version of iTunes offers just a handful of new features, mostly geared toward Saturday's launch of the iPad.
Connected TVs Gaining Interest
Consumers' growing use of PCs and game consoles to access the Internet on TV bodes well for the future of connected TVs, analyst says.
BlackBerry 9630 Tour Receives OS 5.0 From Verizon
If you're using a BlackBerry 9630 Tour on the Verizon Network, head on over to the Verizon Wireless support pages. Verizon is offering a huge system upgrade to system software 5.0. New features and improvements abound.
Dell Launches Printers For SMBs
Multifunction and single-function laser printers offer low printing costs, reliability, and productivity features for small and midsize businesses.
Apple Updates Snow Leopard
The update will improve stability, application compatibility, and security within the Mac and server versions of the operating system.
iPad Users Will Have To Pay To Upgrade Software
Apple has certified the Gold Master of the iPhone OS 3.2 Software Developers Kit for the iPad. Under the terms of agreement in the final iPad SDK is an interesting piece of information. It says that iPad users will have to pay (just like iPod Touch users do) to upgrade their device's software.
Apple Offers Free iPad Setup
Users who purchase Cupertino's tablet-style device at an Apple store will enjoy configuration services at no charge.
HD2 Gets Windows Phone 7, Unofficially, Maybe
Microsoft has confirmed that the popular HTC HD2 phone will not be getting the Windows Phone 7 Series upgrade later this year, even though the hardware appears to be perfectly capable of running the new OS. Sooner or later someone will obtain a ROM of WinPho 7 and load it onto the device. Reports are circulating that it has happened already.
Making Sense Of Verizon iPhone Reports
Yet another iPhone-for-Verizon-Wireless report surfaced today, this one published by the Wall Street Journal. The report doesn't really offer anything surprisingly new -- and certainly nothing solid. So why is everyone already foaming at the mouth?
Harbinger Plans LTE Network
The company plans to use a combination of terrestrial base stations and SkyTerra satellites to deliver Long Term Evolution services to wireless providers.
Google Has A Plan To Stem Android Fragmentation
One problem facing Android is fragmentation of the base operating system. There are currently four different versions available to end users based on handset and carrier choice. That stinks for developers and end users both. Google has a plan that should help to solve the problem.
HP Boosts Server Performance
The IT industry is moving away from autonomous server, storage system, and network devices toward more integrated solutions. In response, HP, which has the necessary pieces for such devices, boosted the performance of its ProLiant server line, which has been a staple in many small and medium businesses.
JooJoo Ships Tablet PC
Fusion Garage says it is shipping the device formerly known as the Crunchpad ahead of Apple's iPad.
Nokia To Buy Browser Maker Novarra
Polycom A Takeover Target
Now the largest independent videoconferencing provider, Polycom has recently inked new contracts with Avaya and HP.
Apple Shares iPad Launch Details, Pre-Orders Now Shipping
Early this morning, people who were among the first to pre-order the iPad began receiving notifications that their devices have shipped. In addition, Apple sent an email today that announces a number of details about the iPad's launch weekend, including its availability at Best Buy stores.
iPad Buyers Face Order Backlog
Demand is such for Apple's new tablet-style device that orders placed this week won't arrive until more than a week after the official, April 3rd launch.
RIM Confirms BIS 3.0 Is Live In N. America
Over the weekend, Research In Motion upgraded its BlackBerry Internet Services to version 3.0. Most consumers who purchase BlackBerries use BIS-based services. BIS 3.0 doesn't offer and whiz-bang new features that are obvious right away, but there have been a lot of under-the-hood improvements -- especially for Gmail users.
Get An iPhone Without A Contract
If having a contract is what has been holding you back from getting an iPhone, that soon won't be a problem. Apple is getting ready to sell the device without a contract as long as you pay full price, which is $499 for the base model. Is it worth it?
Does iPhone Get OS 3.2 On April 3, Too?
The iPhone has not seen a significant operating system update in six months. Does Apple intend to offer iPhone OS 3.2 -- which is shipping on the iPad starting April 3 -- to the iPhone at the same time?
Steve Jobs Revealing iPad Secrets Via Email
More than ever, Apple CEO Steve Jobs is responding to customer emails. Perhaps the most exciting revelation is that the iPad -- and iPhone -- will gain a universal inbox. That will be a welcome upgrade. What other secrets has Jobs revealed?