Toshiba debuts Canvio portable hard drive lineup

Toshiba has introduced its Canvio portable hard drive product lineup for easy-to-use computer backups.

Mozilla axes Firefox for Windows Mobile

Mozilla has axed its Firefox for Windows Mobile project in response to Microsoft's decision to "close off" development for native applications.

BitDefender acknowledges anti-virus debacle

BitDefender has acknowledged that its anti-virus software update may have caused the crash of an unspecified number of 64-bit Windows machines.

Ambidextrous System-On-Chip spotted in the wild

NComputing has introduced a $20 "ambidextrous" System-On-Chip (SoC) that is expected to bring advanced virtualization capabilities to multiple mobile-based platforms.

Microsoft showcases new XNA Game Studio

Microsoft is showcasing the latest iteration of its XNA Game Studio for Windows Phone 7, Xbox 360 and Windows-based PCs at GDC 2010.

Microsoft redefines cross-platform gaming

Microsoft recently showcased an Xbox 360 game that was playable on both a Windows-based PC and a Windows 7 mobile phone.

Valve transforms the Mac into a viable gaming platform

Valve has announced that it will be bringing both the Steam gaming service and Source (Engine) to the Mac.

Opera says its browser is the "fastest" of them all

Opera Software has launched version 10.50 of its web browser - which it claims is the world's "fastest" for Windows-based systems.

Microsoft DCMA slapdown backfires

Redmond has reared its ugly head and roared, slamming government document tipster site Cryptome with a DMCA notice and getting the site taken down by its hosting provider, Network Solutions, all because it dared to post Microsoft’s boring and standard surveillance compliance policy.

Report: Apple bars iPhone hackers from App Store

Apple has allegedly taken steps to ban at least two iPhone "hackers" from its iTunes App Store.

Google upgrades Chrome browser for Mac OS X

Google has finally released an updated beta version of its Chrome browser for OS X that offers support for over 2,000 extensions and bookmark sync capabilities.

Microsoft eliminates multitasking support in Windows Mobile 7

Microsoft has reportedly decided to emulate Apple and eliminate multitasking support in its upcoming Windows Mobile 7 operating system.