Acer has no plans for 4G Intel smartphone

CNET News - 5 hours 16 min ago
The Taiwanese company will be launching a 4G handset in Taiwan in the next quarter, but will be using chips from MediaTek and Qualcomm instead.






Categories: ICT

Facebook reportedly tinkering with its own mobile ad network

CNET News - 6 hours 6 min ago
The social network is getting ready to launch a mobile ad platform that will allow it to better challenge Google's AdMob, Recode reports.






Categories: ICT

How BentProp and undersea robots found long-lost WWII bombers

CNET News - 8 hours 38 min ago
Hundreds of families of Americans missing in action in Palau since World War II have long wondered what happened to their loved ones. Now cutting-edge oceanographic technology is helping find answers.






Categories: ICT

After Apple, mobile readies big push to 64-bit

CNET News - 8 hours 49 min ago
TSMC signaled this week that the mobile industry is getting ready to move to 64-bit computing.






Categories: ICT

The high-tech hunt for WWII MIAs (pictures)

CNET News - 10 hours 4 min ago
Thanks to some very high-tech tools being used in the hunt for American military planes shot down by the Japanese in near the island nation of Palau in 1944, some families will finally be learning the fate of their lost loved ones. CNET traveled to Palau to document the hunt.






Categories: ICT

The cutting-edge tech behind the hunt for lost WWII planes

CNET News - 10 hours 11 min ago
For years, the BentProp Project has searched the seas off Palau for missing planes shot down by the Japanese. Now the group has access to the latest oceanographic technology, which it used to find two aircraft lost for 70 years.






Categories: ICT

Long-term take: Surface Pro 2 vs. iPad Air

CNET News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 21:58
Microsoft and Apple have very different takes on tablets. What are the pros and cons of their respective approaches? And which speaks more to the future?






Categories: ICT

Two anonymous Twitter accounts blocked in Turkey

CNET News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 21:39
Accounts linked to the spread of government corruption allegations appeared blocked less than a week after the social network agreed to shutter some accounts.






Categories: ICT

Microsoft reportedly plans to rename Nokia Oyj

CNET News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 19:32
New Microsoft Mobile Oy subsidiary will serve as the company's mobile devices division, according to a letter obtained by Nokiapoweruser.
Categories: ICT

To find lost jungle graves, beware of unexploded WWII bombs

CNET News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 18:19
The BentProp Project has been searching the Palauan jungle for years to find the remains of POWs and others executed by the Japanese. Unexploded WWII bombs make it a risky quest.






Categories: ICT

Morpheus represents PlayStation's new reality

CNET News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 18:00
The PlayStation 4 has been a comeback product for Sony, which slipped from videogame domination with the pricey PlayStation 3. With Morpheus, the company could reinvent the console gaming experience, but the package has many moving pieces.






Categories: ICT

Loch Ness Monster found on Apple Maps (but of course)

CNET News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 18:00
The Official Loch Ness Monster Fan Club is positively giddy about an alleged 100-foot-long creature that is only visible on Apple Maps. Will Google immediately send its satellites to investigate?






Categories: ICT

Online petition to deport Justin Bieber fails

CNET News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 16:14
Despite garnering 100,000 signatures, the petition to ask the White House to remove the Canadian heartthrob from the US gets a very political reply.






Categories: ICT

In Palau, lost WWII graves and unexploded bombs (pictures)

CNET News - Sun, 04/20/2014 - 12:00
For years, BentProp Project volunteers have been seeking the remains of POWs and others executed by the Japanese. And NGO Cleared Ground Demining has been removing bombs from the area.






Categories: ICT

Big asteroids hit Earth far more than we're told, say astronauts

CNET News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 20:36
To, well, celebrate Earth Day, April 22, three former astronauts will claim they have evidence that remote parts of the Earth have endured 3 to 10 times more large-scale asteroid strikes than has been revealed.






Categories: ICT

Police's search for missing boy finds he existed only on Facebook

CNET News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 19:24
A 2-year-old boy is reported missing in France by his supposed great aunt. It takes some time before police realize the boy and his father are mere Facebook constructs.






Categories: ICT

SF: Airbnb, Craigslist rentals need to 'play by the rules' (Q&A)

CNET News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 19:08
The hometown of these peer-to-peer networks is cracking down on short-term rentals. CNET talks to the San Francisco lawmaker who's leading the charge.






Categories: ICT

7 things the Mazda Skyactiv Chassis tells us about the next Miata

CNET News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 17:46
We take close look at the clues and attempt to unravel the mystery of the 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata.






Categories: ICT

Ouya, we hardly knew ya

CNET News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 17:19
Ouya's shift from game-console hardware freed it up to target a wider range of TV-connected devices. But it may have jumped from the frying pan into the Fire TV.






Categories: ICT

Pot speakers, hemp cars: Mark 4/20 with ganja-inspired tech

CNET News - Sat, 04/19/2014 - 16:39
April 20 has turned into an unofficial celebration of all things marijuana. The tech world isn't immune to the reefer madness, finding inspiration in hemp materials and high-tech vaporizers.






Categories: ICT
Syndicate content