Latest Microsoft Gadgets Stories

2011-03-22 11:43:00

SAN MATEO, Calif., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kony, the mobile application platform provider with Write Once, Run Everywhere, will showcase its innovative technology platform, chosen by more than 45 Fortune 500 global brands to power their mobile portfolios, at the Pepcom MobileFocus event at 2011 International CTIA Wireless.

2010-10-12 01:58:00

LONDON, October 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- - We Spend Four Hours a day on Computers and are Addicted to Fiddling With Gadgets Britons spend over NINE hours a day fiddling with gadgets, it was revealed yesterday (11th October). The shock study of 3,000 men and women shows most are so reliant on modern technology they use it from the minute they get up until the minute they go to bed. Incredibly, the average person spends a minimum of four solid hours on the computer, and a...

2010-05-18 17:31:00

SAN FRANCISCO, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Xobni, the popular Microsoft Outlook search and relationship add-in, today announced a developer preview of a new platform that lets Gmail(TM) contextual gadgets developers insert Google gadgets inside Microsoft Outlook.

2010-04-27 04:00:00

LOS ANGELES, April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Mail.com Media Corporation, (MMC), the digital media company that owns and operates the Mail.com portal and email service as well as a growing portfolio of lifestyle brands including, Deadline.com, HollywoodLife.com, Movieline.com and OnCars.com, announced today its acquisition of BGR.com, one of the top mobile/gadget sites in the world.

2009-11-17 04:03:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Trying economic times have would-be merry makers struggling to thrill everyone on their gift lists without breaking the bank.

2009-08-13 10:57:49

Google launched a series of new social gadgets for iGoogle on Wednesday that will allow its users to connect with each other.

2009-07-24 09:18:47

A power system now in development could charge cell phones and other gadgets without the use of wires, researchers at a conference in Britain said. Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are experimenting with the physical phenomenon of resonance, which causes an object to vibrate when energy frequencies are applied, MIT Professor Marin Soljacic said in Oxford at the TED Global Conference on ideas worth spreading. It is resonance, for example, that causes a glass to explode...

2009-07-22 08:00:00

BURLINGAME, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- BitGravity, Inc., a global leader in online video, is delivering content for the newly launched gdgt site, co-founded by Peter Rojas (founder of both Gizmodo and Engadget) and Ryan Block (former editor in chief of Engadget).

2009-01-09 15:00:00

For the average consumer, the new generation of touch-screen gadgets are exciting and easy to use, but to blind consumers they are simply off-limits.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.