Wireless users more web savvy than wired ones, says study

A European study of over 1,500 people from the EIAA shows that wireless internet users are far more engaged online than their wired counterparts, spending over six hours more online per week.

Intel's Robson gets a real name: Turbo Memory

Hannover (Germany) - Intel revealed more news about its upcoming flash cache technology. Code-named "Robson", the add-in card is now officially called "Turbo Memory" and promises to accelerate application startups on notebooks. Intel is taking it slow at this year's Cebit, at least from the view of product announcements made so far.

Tivo launches remote mobile scheduling

A new service launched today allows Verizon subscribers to manage their Tivo recordings anywhere in the country.

Lenovo to pre-load Windows Live services on new PCs and ThinkPads

Lenovo has agreed to pre-load Windows Live services onto ThinkPad notebooks, ThinkCentre desktops and Lenovo-branded PCs.

Samsung to provide killer-robots to watch Korean DMZ

Korean sources have said that Samsung is to supply its SGR-A1 stationary weapons robot to the South Korean military for the purpose of keeping an eye on the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) which separates North and South Korea, technically still at war since 1950.

Intel set to launch Bearlake FSB1333 chipset at Cebit

While Intel has remained quiet in public about a possible introduction of a refreshed Core 2 Duo platform, first motherboards that support the faster front side bus FSB1333, the upcoming 45 nm processor Penryn and provide the technology foundation for DDR3 memory have surfaced at the Cebit tradeshow.

NBC to enter mobile video market

NBC Universal has become the latest network to announce that it will begin offering specific programming to mobile phone users.

Undertaker begins broadcasting funerals over the Internet

An undertaker in Northern Ireland has begun broadcasting funerals over the internet so that people can mourn a deceased loved one no matter where in the world they are at the time of the funeral.

Dude, your MacBook is on fire!

Culver City (CA) - The Apple MacBook would seem to be at risk of spontaneous combustion the same as many other types of notebook, despite claims by Apple that the Lithium Polymer type of battery used in the MacBook and MacBook Pro line of notebooks is far less likely to explode compared to the faulty type of Sony battery found in exploding Dell, Lenovo and other manufacturers products.  

Switch off your Internet and go socialize, Mumbai students told

Students at the Indian Institute of Technology in Mumbai (Bombay) have been told that the college will be turning off the free internet access provided on the campuses 13 student hostels from 11pm to 12.30 am.

Sandisk announces $350 flash hard drive

Want to upgrade your notebook PC? If it is not capacity, but it is performance you are interested in, then Sandisk should soon have an option that could make you think twice:

Intel enters the flash drive business

Intel has entered the flash drive business by announcing its Z-U130 flash drive.

Did Intel rig its integrated graphics chip demo against AMD?

San Francisco (CA) - Intel's demonstration of its G965 integrated graphics chip at the Game Developers Conference in San Jose was impressive, but was it a true comparison against AMD's discrete graphics cards? Now AMD is claiming that the test of video playback against the company's ATI discrete X1600 graphics card could have been misconfigured.

Analyst opinion: Putting the “Lust” back into a performance PC

Rob Enderle is wondering why we have 1000-horsepower cars on the street and aren’t shy showing off the performance of supercars, while we are hiding the performance of modern PCs under our desks. Why is it that PCs have to be boring and how would a Bugatti PC look like? Share your opinion with us!

AMD launches toolkit for mobile games

AMD is putting more focus on the mobile graphics market, as it tries to bring Xbox 360 visuals to cell phones.

Matrox announces triple-display box with DVI interfaces

Matrox will be shipping a new version of its TripleHead2Go device, which enables users to connect up to three monitors to one graphics port. The new “Digital Edition” integrates DVI interfaces and offers a new feature that smoothes transitions between multiple screens.

Micron announces HD image sensors for digicams, camcorders

Your next digital camera could be recording video in high-definition: Micron today said that it is sampling a 5 megapixel CMOS image senor that can record video in 720p resolution at 60 fps.

WeatherBug releases new Vista gadget

Throwing its hat into the limited Vista gadget arena, WeatherBug today announced that it has received certification from the new Windows operating system for a desktop weather application.

Microsoft takes another shot at JPEG with HD Photo format

Redmond (WA) – Microsoft has been working on its own image format for some time: First information about the Windows Media Photo format became available a little over a year ago. Now Microsoft is ready to let users test the new format, renamed to “HD Photo,” in Adobe Photoshop CS2 and CS3.

AT&T, Verizon working on remotely controlling DVRs

Verizon and AT&T are concurrently working on new services that will allow users to control TV-connected DVRs from their cell phones.