Avid today released a new version of its 3D animation and character creation software Softimage.
More affordable mobile phones are heading to India and other poorer countries, thanks to two Korean cell phone makers. ROSE Telecom and Kedcom have announced that they are shipping 100,000 phones for just $30 each to India's Reliance Infocomm.
Software company Kishkish offers a small add-on for the Skype instant messenger that promises users who are paranoid about the trustworthiness of the people they are talking to. The "Lie Detector" analyzes stress levels in voices and promises to expose, if a conversation partner is honest - or not.
Opera, the rising star in the world of specialized Internet browsers, today announced that it has scored a contract with cellphone unit of Samsung to include the mobile browser in its future set of 3G phones.
Samsung Electronics has announced its 3-megapixel CMOS image sensor (CIS) with a 1/4" lens aperture for ultra slim camera phones.
Axis Communications today announced the company's first two-megapixel network camera designed for professional security and surveillance applications. The AXIS 223M Network Camera provides high image detail in day or night lighting conditions.
In-Stat, a technology market research firm, says almost 8% of U.S. households are using Voice Over IP (VoIP). Leading the pack in VoIP services is Skype with 2.1 million households, followed closely by Vonage and Time Warner Cable with 1.7 and 1.6 million respectively.
Electronic Arts today announced a pair of new games available on iTunes, which can be transferred to a fifth-generation iPod. Owners of the newest line of Apple's digital media player can now put Sudoku and Royal Solitaire on their iPod.
You had to have your web browser on speed dial to keep up with Apple news in the past week: Contradicting and quite controversial reports made headlines, surprising with crashing iTunes sales and alleging that Apple owners are 55 years old, on average. Apple saw little need to refute any of the claims and there is a simple reason: Apple does not care - and doesn't have to.
Leading HomePlug chipmaker Intellon Corporation yesterday announced it has raised $18 million in new equity financing.
VTech today announced two multi-handset cordless phone systems with Internet access features. One is DECT 6.0 based, the other connects via Wi-Fi.
Adobe has released a beta version of the next version of its image editing software Photoshop. We've had some time to play with the software and are quite certain that it is one of the most significant updates in Photoshop history.
Samsung has upgraded its Yepp MP3 player line by adding the 8GB Yepp T9. The T9 features FM radio, integrated recording and stereo Bluetooth output. The Yepp was initially launched back in October when Samsung rolled out the 2 and 4 GB models to the United States.
Iomega, a company famous for making portable drives, has introduced two new drives for Macintosh users. The big UltraMax desktop drive has an impressive 1 TB of capacity while the portable Iomega 'Black' drive can hold 120 GB. Both drives include EMC's Retrospect Express backup software.
In a move that could bring Google to the physical consumer market for the first time, reports have surfaced over the past few days about the Internet leader in talks with other companies to bring forth the Google Phone.
The developers of the forthcoming Color OLED keyboard Optimus 103 are facing higher development and production costs than what was generally estimated.
Atlanta (GA) - In a bid to bring social networking to cell phones, Cingular Wireless has created a deal with the social networking site Myspace to provide a mobile version of the online networking service.
Under the partnership, Cingular, which currently sponsors a ringtone service on Myspace, will initially have the exclusive mobile rights to Myspace. Cingular subscribers will be able to pay $3 per month to use a proprietary version of the site, which allows users to edit their profile and post pictures directly from a mobile handset.
PowerColor and Arctic Cooling will launch in the first quarter of 2007 a solution for PowerColor's X1950 Pro and X1950 XT passive cards, which are claimed to be the fastest passive cards in the world, according to industry sources.
Being a major advocate of the MultiMediaCard (MMC) format, Samsung Electronics started supplying SecureDigital (SD) cards in finished goods form to memory module makers from December and is not requiring downstream customers to pay the 6% SD licensing fee, according to sources at memory module makers.
Texas Instruments (TI) has unveiled several new battery management ICs, including its next-generation Impedance Track "gas gauge" chipset, to improve battery performance and protect multi-cell, lithium-based battery packs used in notebooks and other systems.