Technology News Archive - June 19, 2012
When Microsoft took the stage last night in Los Angeles for their very special event to talk about their “tablet strategy,” it was pretty obvious they’d be announcing their own tablet.
Whether they stick with Internet Explorer 7 because they don't like change, or they don't notice the Windows Update icon in the system tray, about 4 percent of internet users worldwide still use Internet Explorer 7.
Remember months ago when a certain analyst predicted Apple would hit $1,001 a share in just 12 months? Those were crazy times, weren’t they? Fun time, free times, a more innocent age.
Some 94% of U.S. tablet owners use their device to access content and information, with 67% percent using the tablets to access the Internet and 66% to check email, according to a new study released Monday by the Online Publisher’s Association (OPA).
Researchers at Intel are building new chip architectures to bring high-performance computing into the exascale range, or 1,000 times faster than a petaflop, which is one quadrillion, or a thousand trillion, calculations per second.
Just when you thought you had settled down with the largest, clearest television set you would ever need, an even larger and clearer model is making its way to a living room near you.
Social networking giant Facebook may soon delve into location-based mobile advertising, but the company’s vice president of global marketing solutions stopped short of saying that it is in fact working on such a system.
When the iPhone first launched, it wasn’t all that out of the ordinary to want to jailbreak your device with the intent to load it with extra features and functionality.
Much like many of the other music services to come and go before it, one YouTube conversion site may soon go way of the buffalo.
The iRobot Roomba was a marvel in technology when it first released. Now, iRobot is taking things one step further, introducing the very first remote-controlled Roomba.
- Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.