Archive for November, 2011

Sony Ericsson accidentally reveals XPERIA 50GB Box.net perk

Sony Ericsson accidentally reveals XPERIA 50GB Box.net perk

Sony Ericsson has announced - and then temporarily backtracked from - a partnership with cloud company Box.net, first revealing that buyers of its Android smartphones would get 50GB free storage before clarifying that the offer wasn't ready for primetime. According to a hastily yanked post on the Sony Ericsson blog, simply by downloading the Box.net app smartphone users would get 50GB of space to store video, music, documents and other files.

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Chanel wins court order in US to transfer domains and more

Chanel wins court order in US to transfer domains and more

A US judge has granted Chanel a massive win in a case where the luxury goods company was trying to put sites selling counterfeit products out of business. There are some issues with the court ruling though that some people will find disturbing. The judge granted Chanel the right to seize and transfer access of domains from counterfeit sellers to GoDaddy into Chanel's name.

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HP webOS decision within two weeks

HP webOS decision within two weeks

HP will announce a decision regarding the future of webOS within the next two weeks, CEO Meg Whitman has confirmed, as the company attempts to hold off Apple and readies its first Windows 8 tablet. Apple could well overtake HP in 2012, Whitman said in interview with French paper Le Figaro, though the chief exec said the products she has introduced into the pipeline should make the company more competitive when they arrive in 2013.

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Qualcomm Atheros Killer E2100 networking tech lands in Gigabyte mainboards

Qualcomm Atheros Killer E2100 networking tech lands in Gigabyte mainboards

Qualcomm purchased the networking company formerly called Bigfoot Networks a while back. Bigfoot made all sorts of networking hardware and chips that were aimed at improving the networking speed of gaming computers to make online gaming more fun. Qualcomm has announced that it is cramming the Qualcomm Atheros Killer E2100 game networking platform into some new mainboards including some from Gigabyte.

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Worms shot into space show humans could survive a trip to colonize other worlds

Worms shot into space show humans could survive a trip to colonize other worlds

The stuff of science fiction for decades has been the thought of humans colonizing another world. NASA has been studying microscopic worms originally taken from a garbage dump on earth called Caenorhadbitis elegans or C elegans on the ISS since 2006. The worms were shot into space and studied on the ISS as a project to determine if humans could survive and reproduce on long space flights lasting many years to colonize other worlds.

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Spotify apps tipped: reviews, tickets, lyrics & more

Spotify apps tipped: reviews, tickets, lyrics & more

Spotify will announce app support, enabling third-party functionality such as music reviews, lyrics, nearby concert information and ticket purchasing to be accessed via the streaming music service's PC and Mac software, at the event later today, according to insiders. App development will be opened up freely to developers, though Spotify will test and approve each before releasing them to users, the WSJ's sources claim; yesterday, it was suggested that Spotify's big announcement today was that the company would in effect become an "authentication layer" between labels, developers and users.

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3Dconnexion SpaceMouse Pro debuts

3Dconnexion SpaceMouse Pro debuts

3Dconnexion has been around for a long time making pointing devices that are much different from the typical mouse most of us use. Most of these 3D mice that the company makes are aimed at the professional user that designs things with CAD or CAM software. The latest mouse for the firm has now surfaced and it is called the SpaceMouse Pro.

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Beats by Dre Colors headphones available for a limited time

Beats by Dre Colors headphones available for a limited time

There are a lot of people out there that are fans of the Beats by Dre headphone line that is on the market today. For a limited time shoppers can get the high end Beats The Studio headphones in several colors that will brighten up the headphones from the normal white or black shades offered. The headphones that come in colors are the popular The Studio offerings that have been around for a while.

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