The rumored PlayStation Phone have shown up, and the device looks as sleek as ever. Details about the device’s software and Sony’s plans have also been revealed through an earnings call and sources close to the project.But first let’s deal with the question of the device’s authenticity.
What, you didn't think Apple was just going to sit around and take it after Motorola first sued for patent infringement and then asked to court to declare some 20 of Cupertino's patents weren't applicable to its products, did you?.
The changes brought forth by the explosive growth of the smartphone market are now very visible in the overall mobile phone market, as Apple surpassed RIM as the fourth largest mobile phone supplier, while Sony Ericsson dropped off the top five list for the first time in years.
Samsung is indeed working on an unlocked Google Android phone, but it may not be called the "Nexus Two" By calling it "Nexus Two," with Google's failed Nexus One retail experiment, an attempt to break wireless carriers' lock on the U.S. cell phone market by selling phones independently online.
Rockstar games brings good news for all the three people who haven't played Grand Theft Auto IV and its expansions, for now you can have them in one single disc (two in case of the Xbox 360) for the console versions.
In the world of enterprise programming, the mainstream is broad and deep. Code is written predominantly in one of a few major languages. Sometimes, enterprise coders will dabble in C++ or another common language used for high-performance tasks such as game programming, all of which turn around and speak SQL to the database.
Clearly, malicious code writers don t spare any platform. If you thought your Mac system wasn t going to be affected by any Trojan or malicious code, this new Boonana Trojan will make you think again. Security Firm SecureMac has reported that new Trojan dubbed Trojan.osx.boonana.a is spreading through popular social networking sites like Facebook. In pretext of luring a video, the malicious link eventually leads to installation of malware in Mac OS X.
Secured logins have been one of the most crucial issues pertaining to web security today. Eric Butler, a freelance web application developer showed how vulnerable current day websites are. At the ToorCon security conference, Butler showed a Firefox add-on dubbed Firesheep that lets anyone scan a Wi-Fi network and steal login details of Facebook, Twitter and several other services. This is one heck of a dangerous extension that points out the security loophole in any website.
Microsoft’s cycle of new operating system releases is ticking along on schedule thus far, with the first bit of Windows 8 info to “leak” since the earlier multi-page presentation on many of Windows 8’s features found its way onto the Internet to spill the beans on Windows 8’s current direction.
It was only about a week until the release of Froyo. Today Google received a giant Gingerbread man to join the collection of other desserts. It’s unclear if that means we’re only days away from the Gingerbread release, but it surely means that we’re close.
The advent of targeted advertising, the toast of interactive media, has rendered data regarding age, sex, location and other habits and preferences of users a highly coveted commodity. With everybody and their uncle perpetually online on Facebook, virtually laying their lives bare over the social networking platform, user information is all the more prone to abuse.
While Apple's back was turned prepping for its October 20th Keynote, one hacker going by the handle p0sixninja decided to put the Greenpois0n jailbreak to the test and officially jailbreak the new Apple TV.
Apple today announced financial results for its fiscal 2010 fourth quarter ended September 25, 2010. The Company posted record revenue of $20.34 billion and net quarterly profit of $4.31 billion, or $4.64 per diluted share. These results compare to revenue of $12.21 billion and net quarterly profit of $2.53 billion, or $2.77 per diluted share, in the year-ago quarter. Gross margin was 36.9 percent compared to 41.8 percent in the year-ago quarter. International sales accounted for 57 percent of the quarter's revenue.
Microsoft and its supporters have a long history of applying all kinds of FUD to any discussion of free and open source software. Whether it's Linux or other free alternatives to Microsoft's high-priced products, it seems no conversation can take place without the inevitable insinuations about higher total cost of ownership, lack of support, and other baseless fearmongering.
Sony Ericsson announced today that it's cutting the cord with the Symbian operating system, a move that may put the platform on life support. Sony Ericsson's withdrawal of support for the mobile OS means that the only major player left building phones for the platform is Nokia, which is currently in troubled financial waters.
The Entertainment Consumers Association is organizing a rally in on the day the Supreme Court is scheduled to hear oral arguments in Schwarzenegger v. EMA, the case on California's law restricting the sale of violent video games to minors.
The Google TV holds some serious potential. Doing what the Apple TV does, and then adding more function on top of it. Google should be coming out of the gate with a product that’s easily well-received.
The problems that we have seen, so far, come in form factors.
According to Forbes, the codename for Google’s 4.0 firmware of the Android operating system will be codenamed “Ice Cream”, following the alphabetical naming procedure used by the search giant, to follow Gingerbread (3.0) and Honeycomb (3.5).
Google held a conference call yesterday to brief investors, journalists and analysts on its financials in the last quarter. Focusing on it’s non-core businesses like YouTube, display advertising and mobile, Google pulled in an incredible $7.29bn Q3 revenue, $1.4bn increase from the previous year.