Hardware / Software
Ouya, The Kickstarter Console, Slated To Include OnLive Support
July 27 2012 9:57 AM
The Ouya is getting sexier by the minute, with the announcement that the console will include OnLive support. OnLive, the game-streaming service that allows players to play hundreds of games on your PC over an internet connection, will support the open-source game console, according to The Verge. This potentially allows players (who pay a subscription fee, of course), access to hundreds of games on day 1 of their Ouya console purchase.
Windows Phone 8 Leak: SDK Reveals Improved Camera, 3-D Nokia Maps
July 26 2012 5:19 PM
The SDK for the upcoming Windows Phone 8 was leaked on Thursday through the Chinese website WPXAP. Information contained in the document included details on improved apps for the phone's camera as well as 3D Nokia maps and expanded capabilities for third-party developers.
Apple Eyeing Game Console Development? Patents Dual-Shock Style Gaming Controller
July 26 2012 5:00 PM
According to gaming site GameRevolution, Apple has patented a dual-shock gaming controller. Back in April, Kotaku speculated that Apple was secretly developing a video game console that was similar, in concept, to Microsoft's Kinect console add-on. This would mean that their console would support movement, and, in typical Apple fashion, would work in harmony with Apple's touch-screen television.
Apple Mac OS X Mountain Lion 10.8 Upgrades Take 13 Minutes To Less Than An Hour
July 26 2012 3:24 AM
Mountain Lion upgrades on Apple's Macs take anywhere from 13 minutes to an hour say reports. Upgrades occur faster in SSD-equipped Mac Laptops in comparison to HD-equipped Macs.
New Apple Malware Identified Ahead of Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Release
July 25 2012 8:19 AM
A report of a new malware targeting Apple's ninth major OS X release, version 10.8 Mountain Lion, has created a flutter among tech enthusiasts.
Iranian Nuclear Facilities Reportedly Are Thunderstruck By New Computer Virus
July 24 2012 1:23 PM
According to Gawker, Iranian nuclear facilities have been hit by a new computer worm. A computer worm that has excellent taste in music, apparently, as AC/DC's Thunderstruck has been heard blasting late at night on facility computers.
Windows 8 Release Approaches: 'Leaked' Screenshots Unveil 5 Features Fans Can Expect
July 23 2012 5:03 PM
Microsoft’s Windows 8 operating system is set for an Oct. 26th release date, and is on track for Release To Manufacturing in the first week of August. Screenshots of this version that mobile developers will be seeing next month have surfaced on the Internet over the weekend, and show a number of planned changes.
Ouya Console Price Isn't The Only Thing Tiny About The New Android-Powered, Next-Gen System
July 23 2012 10:13 AM
Plenty of folks have been working themselves into a frenzy over the prospect of new gaming consoles. When word came earlier in the month that a Kickstarter project had raised over three million dollars to create a $99 gaming console, the internet was abuzz about the system, which promised Android-powered open source gaming, heavily moddable, with plenty of games utilizing a free-to-play structure (akin to some titles on Facebook or on your mobile device).
Apple Knocks Off Clueful From App Store; Now iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch Users Must Await iOS6 Arrival In Fall
July 20 2012 7:12 AM
Apple iOS users may not enjoy an easy view of their applications' data collection policies until iOS 6 is unveiled in the fall this year as Apple has removed BitDefender's Clueful, a privacy monitoring app from iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Deemed Safest Android OS Ever; But iOS 6 Is Stronger, Say Experts
July 19 2012 8:31 AM
Android 4.1, code-named Jelly Bean, is considered the strongest Android mobile operating system ever by security experts owing to its ASLR and DEP attributes.
Google Now Takes On Siri Without Much Ado
July 10 2012 5:42 AM
Even as Apple's Siri was touted as the most able competitor to Google Search, the search giant launched Google Now at the recently-held I/O Conference which seems to have taken over its competitor very quietly but firmly.
Windows 8 Release Date Confirmed: 12 Other Microsoft Products That Could Launch In 2012
July 09 2012 3:37 PM
Microsoft has officially announced that it will launch its next operating system, Windows 8, in late October. The release to manufacturing (RTM) edition of Windows 8 will be available in the first week of August, Microsoft CFO Tami Reller said today.
Samsung Series 9 Monitors: Are They Versatile Enough for Work and Play?
July 09 2012 4:55 AM
The screen monitors of your PCs and laptops are key elements to your performance each day, whether for work or for play. Is there a computer monitor versatile enough to suit your every need?
Jelly Bean Android 4.1 Update Coming Soon For Samsung, Leak Indicates
June 21 2012 6:40 PM
Although it seems that some gadgets in the Android world have just been acquainted with Ice Cream Sandwich, there?s another upgrade in the works. The Google Play store has revealed that Jelly Bean, or Android 4.1, will roll out soon for Galaxy Nexus devices.
Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO, To Build $42 Million Grandfather Clock As A 'Symbol Of Long-Term Thinking'
June 20 2012 5:03 PM
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is dishing out $42 million to build a giant grandfather clock. The clock, which will chime an elaborate song every year, decade, century, millennium and 10 millennia, is reportedly intended to ensure that people will remember Bezos for years to come.
New Apple MacBook Pro with Retina Display Sold Out In New York City
June 14 2012 6:39 PM
Much to the consternation of would-be buyers, Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) MacBook Pro with Retina display is totally sold out in the city of New York, just three days after the new laptop was announced at the company's World Wide Developer's Conference (WWDC) 2012.
Adobe CS6 Released, Creative Cloud to Come on May 11: What Will You Require to Run the New Software On Your Systems?
May 07 2012 9:07 AM
Adobe Systems Inc Monday announced the availability of the upgraded Adobe Creative Suite 6 (CS6) software, which was unveiled two weeks ago.
Does Evernote's $1B Valuation Signal A Technology Bubble?
May 03 2012 11:55 AM
Evernote's $1 billion valuation, among the recent success of other technology companies, raises questions about whether there's a technology bubble that's ready to burst.
Windows Marketplace Travels To 22 More Countries: Top 6 Awesome Apps To Get Started With On Your New Windows Phone
May 03 2012 10:12 AM
The Microsoft's Windows Phone marketplace is still at a very nascent stage. Hence there are not nearly as many apps as there are for the Apple app store and the Google Play store. However, to keep up with competition, the company has made recent efforts to avail their marketplace in 22 new countries.
iOS 5.1 Jailbreak: Should It Be Released Or Held Off For iOS 6? Pod2g Asks You To Vote
April 27 2012 7:19 AM
Ever since Apple released the iOS 5.1 update, many people have upgraded their firmware to the latest version, and those, who love jailbreak, must be waiting restlessly for an untethered solution for their devices. However, a new concern has come up regarding the release of a new jailbreak for iOS 5.1, which has caused Pod2g to update his official blog with a public poll, asking: Shall we hold off the jailbreak for iOS 6?