The company claims it will get up to 15 hours of battery life.
Need something to do while you're waiting hours in line to get decent seats for you and 12 other people for "Watchmen" this Friday? Obviously I do. Thankfully, on March 6, Warner Bros. Digital Distribution will release "Watchmen: Justice is Coming" for the iPhone and iPod Touch.
This is a massively multiplayer online game based on the movie, according to developer Last Legion Games. You can create your own character and customize its appearance. Although how detailed you can get is not yet known.
If I ever dreamed about a "Watchmen" MMO, I … Read more
Microsoft is looking to keep the smile on its Surface computer, as it brings the PC to 12 overseas markets.
The software giant on Monday announced that the Surface computer, which responds to touch and hand gestures, will be marketed in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Qatar, Spain, Sweden, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom. The computer is currently distributed in the United States and Canada.
According to a statement by Panos Panay, Microsoft Surface's general manager:
Since our initial launch of Microsoft Surface, we've received an overwhelming response from companies worldwide that are … Read more
Every week, I try to pick a game and some other useful utility for my iPhone apps post, but this week I can't help but write about two games. What can I say? They keep coming out with great games! The two games are from completely different genres so if you like games at all, I'm guessing at least one of them will find their way onto your iPhone.
This week's apps include a well-designed Jet Ski racing game and a unique word game that's challenging and makes you laugh while you play.
Yelp for iPhone contains all the ingredients you'd expect from the well-known business-rating and reviews site, except for one small thing: the capability to write a rated review from the iPhone or iPod Touch. True, two features do provide a workaround: one lets you write short, 140-character tips and observations; the other lets you begin a rated review and save it to finish and post from a computer.
Apart from that, the iPhone app cleanly features user-reviewed listings for restaurants, bars, banks, and so on, utilizing the iPhone's GPS know-how to target your current neighborhood. Each listing squeezes … Read more
REDMOND, Wash.--At Microsoft's TechFest, it takes a little imagination to see how the research technologies might eventually come to market.
A new video from Microsoft shows in an elegant, if utopian way, what it might look like if all of those gadgets came together several years hence. Earlier on Friday, Microsoft Business Division President Stephen Elop showed the video in a speech at the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business.
Within 15 years, cars will be made of seaweed, but will they be edible? That's your next task, auto industry. We also make book recommendations, give medical advice, and generally just try to help. Oh, and we talk about exploding donut factories.Listen now: Download today's podcast EPISODE 918
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Amazon offers a window of two to five weeks for the expected shipping date. As far as pricing goes, you might need to cash a few checks with Gary Coleman before stepping up to the X-Series. Amazon U.K. lists these as 214 pounds ($308) for the 16GB version and 283 pounds ($408) for 32GB. Granted, the cost is right in line with Apple's iPod Touch, but the features on the X-Series aren't quite … Read more
What's interesting isn't that the phone's headed our way, but that HTC used Twitter to announce it. Twitter is becoming a useful way for companies to reach out to journalists and fans alike.
The feed also says that while there's no specific date, it will "start to roll out late Q2" this year. That means those of you who are waiting for the Pro2 hotness only have to … Read more