Microsoft ditches support for Itanium architecture

Microsoft will be halting support for Intel's Itanium architecture on its upcoming Windows Server, SQL Server and Visual Studio 2010 platforms.

Apple preps new iPhone OS for April 8th debut

Apple has confirmed that it will officially preview the next version of its long-awaited mobile operating system on April 8.

Report: Wi-Fi issues plague iPad owners

A number of iPad owners have reported wireless connectivity issues with their hallowed and "magical" tablet devices, including weak Wi-Fi reception, dropped signals and difficulty connecting to various routers.


Toshiba to manufacture advanced NAND chips

Toshiba has confirmed that it will be spending some 15 billion yen ($160 million) to build a test production line for advanced flash memory chips. 

iPad jailbreak spotted in the wild

An iPhone Dev Team member known as "Musclenerd" has managed to port the popular "Spirit" jailbreak to Apple’s newly launched iPad.  

Developers embrace Apple's iPad, snub RIM's Blackberry

A recent survey by Flurry Analytics indicates that at least 22 percent of new application starts over the past 60 days were designated for Apple's iPad tablet. 

School dishes out iPads to all its freshmen

Kids just don't know they're born these days. Whilst our generation thought ourselves lucky to get paper and a stub of pencil - no more scratchy slates, hurrah! - a bunch of spoilt brats over at Seton Hill University are being kitted out with iPads.

Nvida says GTX 480 designed to run at "high temperatures"

Nvidia has responded to "concerns" about the GTX 480 by noting that the recently introduced GPU was designed to run at "high temperatures" without affecting quality or longevity.

Microsoft founders honor 'inventor of PC' Ed Roberts

Ed Roberts, the creator of the world's first personal computer and mentor to Microsoft founders Bill Gates and Paul Allen, has died aged 68.

Sharp announces 3D screens for mobile devices

Sharp plans to start making 3D displays for use in mobile devices such as phones by this summer. The company claims they'll be the brightest 3D screens of any type available.

Firefox claims 40% of Euro browser share

Mozilla's little browser that could is actually on its way to dethroning Internet Explorer as the default, most widely used browser in the world, and the apex of its growth is in Europe.

Gamers more prone to spam and phishing

Gamers beware - you're 50 percent more likely to suffer spam and phishing attacks than other social network users.

Flat-rate mobile data pricing doomed, says Coda

Carriers will be forced to move to tiered pricing for mobile internet access, according to Coda Research Consultancy.

NIST creates spray-on transistors

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is using organic semiconductors as a basis for spray-on large-area electronics such as solar cells and displays.

Open-source Meego mobile OS hits primetime...well, almost

Watch out Android! You're not the only big boy in town with an open-source mobile operating system. Meego, a joint effort by Nokia and Intel, is trying to shake up the mobile community yet again.

Only 2.5% of people can call-and-drive successfully

Do you really think you can use a cell phone and drive at the same time, without losing any focus at all? If you can, you're a very rare breed, according to a study that looked at a new way to analyze the mobile phone effect while driving.

NASA joins Toyota software probe

US regulators have kicked off what promises to be a thorough investigation of glitches allegedly plaguing some of Toyota's vehicular systems and related software.

Corporate America loses control of social networking

Suits, ties and drones beware! A recent study has concluded that social media usage in corporate America is "fast outpacing" its system of rigid control. 

Microsoft refreshes Zune HD lineup

Microsoft has refreshed its Zune HD lineup with the addition of a new 64GB Zune HD model priced at $350.

GreenPeace criticizes iPad's large carbon footprint

GreenPeace has expressed its concern over the iPad's rather potentially large carbon footprint.