Digital Storm touts Fermi-powered gaming rig

Digital Storm has released a video showcasing its Fermi-powered Black|OPS gaming rig.

Nokia acquires mobile browser company Novarra

Nokia announced Friday that it has acquires Novarra, a mobile software company that has previously provided products to Palm, Motorola, Samsung, and other manufacturers that are now competitors.

Nvidia's GTX 480 expected to redefine PC gaming

Nvidia has unveiled its long-awaited Fermi-based GTX graphics card lineup at the PAX East gaming festival in Boston, Massachusetts.

Geohot promises untethered iPhone jailbreak

Champion of the people or show-off hacker - you decide - George Hotz says he has created a new, untethered jailbreak for the latest iPhones.

Pentagon's spying on us, says WikiLeaks

Whistle-blowing site WikiLeaks has accused the US government of spying on the organisation and its staff - and Icelandic authorities of colluding.

Great Firewall of China goes global in DNS muddle

It sounds a bit like somebody's idea of a joke: over the last week, according to reports, some western visitors to sites including YouTube, Twitter and Facebook have been redirected to Chinese servers - and thus blocked from accessing them.

Logic Instruments intros world's most rugged UMPC

The shock-resistant, military-grade, extreme-temperature-functional FieldBook from Logic Instruments is the self-proclaimed most rugged mobile PC in the world.

MetroPCS also plans 4G/LTE rollout

As a further sign that next-gen mobile infrastructure is getting wide adoption, secondary player MetroPCS has announced that it will have a Long Term Evolution (LTE) network in place by the end of the year.

Microsoft revamps Bing with interactive Foursquare map

Microsoft has announced plan to revamp its popular Bing search engine with a number of new features, including an interactive Foursquare map app.

The iPad vs. 3DTV: Which is more revolutionary?

I was at a joint Intel/HP event at DreamWorks yesterday and Jeffrey Katzenberg spoke to us about 3D and how it was likely the biggest thing to happen since color.

iPhone 2.0 hacked for the first time

A pair of security researchers hijacked the entire SMS database of an iPhone in 20 seconds flat at the CanSecWest Pwn2Own hacking contest in Vancouver yesterday.

Mobile activity in numbers: billions and trillions

91% of Americans now have a mobile phone subscription, over 1 trillion minutes of talk time was logged over wireless networks in the second half of 2009, and cell phone revenue climbed into the dozens of billions of dollars.

Make your house a personal AT&T cell tower

AT&T is joining Sprint and Verizon in offering "femtocells," small boxes that increase signal strength in indoor environments, for its wireless customers across the US.

Clearwire wants LTE and WiMax to "converge"

Clearwire CEO Bill Morrow has laid out his vision of how incompatible network technologies such as WiMax and Long Term Evolution (LTE) could eventually converge to form a common standard.

Gmail to detect "suspicious" account activity

Google has introduced a new feature to notify Gmail users of potentially "suspicious" account login activity. 

US Secret Service funded convicted hacker

A convicted hacker was reportedly paid $75,000 a year by the US Secret Service to operate undercover and inform on bank card thieves.

Microsoft says it won't abandon Windows Mobile 6.5

Microsoft has reiterated that it will continue to support, ship and sell Mobile 6.5 alongside Windows Phone 7. 

Facebook keeps tabs on users' happiness

Facebook continues in its mission to monitor our wellbeing, expanding its Gross National Happiness Index (GNH) to Canada, the UK and Australia.

Mobile data surpasses voice traffic

It's true: people are using their phones less and less to actually make calls. A new report from Ericsson says that data usage has eclipsed voice traffic.

World's first 4G Android phone due this summer

Android is blazing through to the next generation of mobile technology, as Sprint and HTC today announced the first 4G handset that will be built on Google's mobile operating system.