Millis (MA) - Kanguru announced today that it has released its new line of Eco Drive external hard drives, calling them the most environmentally friendly option available.The Eco Drive has a tiered system of power reduction. After three seconds of inactivity, it goes into "idle mode", which takes the operating level down to 80%. After three minutes, it automatically moves into "standby mode", in which the drive only operates at around 10% - 20% of normal consumption.
Sprint has partnered up with Mountain View-based Loopt to offer friend tracking services on upcoming GPS-equipped phones.
The fine geeks over at the iPhone Dev Wiki have claimed partial success in unlocking the Apple iPhone.
Calgary (Canada) – VoodooPC is offering a new performance notebook equipped with Intel’s Core 2 Extreme X7800 processor and up to 600 GB of hard disk space.
Symantec has released its AntiBot software to help computer users stop and delete unwanted Trojan Horse programs.
Security researchers at SPI Dynamics say the Apple iPhone’s web dialer is vulnerable to exploits.
Some technical specifications about Intel’s upcoming 45 nm Xeon DP processor generation have reached the web. According to a partial slide posted by VR-Zone, the new quad-core CPU will be available with up to 3.16 GHz.
Mclean (VA) - A recently filed Apple patent describes a new kind of touchpad that lights up to in response to normal activity.
In the patent, Apple says it might be "desirable to provide visual stimuli at the touch pad so that a user can better operate the touch pad." For example, the patent talks about the touchpad illuminating when it is touched, and light paths could follow the movement of touch.