Virtual operating system applications like VMWare, Microsoft’s Virtual PC and Linux Xen have been around for ages, but startup Qumranet claims its Solid Ice product can do things cheaper, faster and prettier.
Adobe has launched Premiere Elements 4 and Photoshop Elements 6 today, the latest versions in the respective media editing software lines.
Microsoft has reportedly begun offering a downgrade option to PC makers who want to allow their customers to have the option of using XP over the pre-installed Vista software.
Intel's final day of keynotes brought home both the software side and a future vision for the interconnected user. Intel asks us if we're ready for the 3D Web.
IBM is getting more aggressive in the productivity software arena and is challenging Microsoft with Lotus Symphony, a free office software package that includes three applications covering word processing, presentation creation and spreadsheets.
Google has launched a beta version of Presentations, a Web-based clone of Microsoft Powerpoint.>> In Pictures: Google Presentations
Google has released a statement praising the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) for not approving the new Open Office XML standard.
Sonic Solutions announced today that it has licensed its AuthorScript technology to Real Networks to allow users to create DVDs from Real Media files.
Sun is continues to march deeper into the x86 server segment: The company broke down yet another old wall and announced that it has become a Windows Server OEM.
The announcement made by Microsoft and Citrix today is expected to bolster both companies in the virtualization markets.
Ottawa (CA) – Corel has released a new version of Paint Shop Pro, a $100 image editing package that offers a taste of features typically only available in much more expensive applications, such as support for high-dynamic range pictures.
Microsoft's rival to the universal Flash media format, Silverlight, is now officially available, marking the beginning of what could be a heated Web video format war.
There is a not so apparent feature in the latest version of Google Earth: A flight simulator.>> In Pictures: Google Flight Simulator
Nero today released information about the upcoming Nero 8 software package for creating, editing, ripping, converting and burning digital media content.
Microsoft says Service Pack 1 for Vista should be available in the next few weeks to select beta testers and the general public in the first quarter of 2008.
Some Microsoft customers received a huge shock this weekend after they unsuccessfully tried to validate their Windows XP, Vista and Microsoft Office products.
DivX has released a new beta package of its software that supports the full 1080 standard as a 1080HD superset.
Google today released a major update for its Earth application, introducing a spectacular view on the sky, allowing users to zoom into distant galaxies and stars – and learn about phenomenons such as red giants, supernovae and how stars are born.>> In Pictures: Google Sky
It took 50 hours of repairs: Skype this morning informed its users that the instant messenger and VoIP communication software is back online.
After two years of development and testing, IBM has decided its collaboration software is ready to go. August 17th marks the date Lotus Notes 8 and Domino 8 officially hit the market. With an eye on the Internet and collaboration, this "more than email" application is seen by IBM as the next "killer app".