Microsoft: We're Not Making A Phone
The company denies recent reports that it's working on a "ZunePhone" for Verizon Wireless, and it will focus on upcoming Windows Mobile upgrades.
Inside Ubuntu 9.04
Critics are calling 'Jaunty Jackalope' as slick and seamless as Mac OS X. We uncover the Linux distro's pitfalls and gotchas -- as well as its hidden delights.
Microsoft Releases Office 2007 SP2
The productivity suite update adds built-in support for Open Document Format and a slew of other tweaks, including improved Outlook performance.
Google Makes Android 1.5 Available To Devs
The move means the "Cupcake" update could be pushed out soon, and it will bring to Android video-recording capabilities, a virtual QWERTY keyboard, and stereo Bluetooth.
Samsung Rolls Out Android Phone
Samsung's first Android-powered handset has Wi-Fi, 3G, an AMOLED touch screen, a 5-megapixel camera, and deep integration with Google's Web services.
AMD Leans On More Cores To Best Intel
Unable to match its rival's volume, AMD hopes to attract buyers with server processors like its upcoming Opteron "Istanbul" that offer a better performance per watt.
AMD To Ship Six-Core Istanbul In May
The chipmaker will ship its latest Opteron server chip ahead of schedule to counter Intel's quad-core Xeon processors and try to reverse its widening financial losses.
Ubuntu CEO Sees Shift In Service Models
Mark Shuttleworth says he's pleased with "Jaunty Jackalope" but is really excited about how his operating system has become a catalyst for IT services and other market changes.
MySQL Users Wary On Oracle Acquisition
Nobody believes Oracle bought Sun with a subsidiary notion of killing off MySQL. But black humor abounds among those heavily committed to the open source database system.
Zune Software May Be Coming To Phones
The multimedia software could be integrated into Windows Mobile and could help Microsoft fend off competitors like Apple, Research In Motion, and Nokia.