Apple Mac Pro Computers Toxic?
Jason O'Grady, writing for ZDNet, has me worried. He says that, according to a French newspaper, "Mac Pro owners run the risk of getting diseases as dangerous as leukemia (blood cancer) simply by using their computer."
Dell Offers PC Pre-Loaded With Movies
For an additional $20, movie fans can get a copy of "Iron Man," along with bonus features, pre-loaded on select Inspiron, Dell Studio, and XPS laptops, and desktops.
Mobile Broadband Group Forms To Counter Wi-Fi
Led by the GSM Association, the group plans to spend more than $1 billion promoting a Mobile Broadband service mark to signify the alternative to Wi-Fi and WiMax in a range of notebook PCs.
Apple Tweaks App Store Policies
The company is hoping to stop shady developers from propping up their applications with fake reviews, as well as keep users who haven't tried it from posting negative reviews.
IBM, ARM Join On Mobile-Device Chip Technology
The results of the partnership will be used in logic, memory, and interface products for the customers of IBM's Common Platform technology alliance, such as Chartered Semiconductor and Samsung.
WiMax Makes Its Long Awaited Debut
WiMax has resembled the networking industryï¿¼s next budding princess. While a great deal of talk has centered on when the technology would debut, much of it has been shrouded in secrecy and duplicity. Well, for some lucky few businesses, the wait is finally over.
Chip-Designer Transmeta Up For Sale
In essence, Transmeta's technology was instrumental in helping the industry reach a level of power efficiency that has become the foundation of so-called "green IT" initiative today.
Global IPTV: $19 Billion Market By 2012
Driving the increase is growing consumer demand for video, as well as the entry of new content providers such as YouTube and Joost, according to a new Gartner survey.
iPhone 2.1: After Two Weeks, It's Still A Work In Progress
The iPhone firmware Version 2.1 got a lot of applause when it first came out, from users who said it fixed major bugs. I've been living with the software for two weeks now. In my experience, the update fixes quite a lot, but there's still a lot of work to be done. And I encountered one big bug that could result in a spectacular loss of data.
Android 1.0 SDK Released
Getting developers and programmers to create innovative products will be key for Android's success.
How Does T-Mobile's Google G1 Stack Up?
We review several features available in the first Android-powered handset that could make it a hit in the enterprise and viable alternative to the BlackBerry or iPhone.
Android G1 Smartphone Not Ready For Growing Businesses -- Yet
Google and T-Mobile today unveiled the long-awaited first Android-powered smartphone. Available October 22, the G1 sports a touch screen, QWERTY keyboard, Wi-Fi, GPS, and Google App integration, but no support for Microsoft Exchange e-mail. That omission alone will make it a non-starter for many small and midsize companies.