Computing
Computing

Google overhauling YouTube with channels, pro content

Google is hard at work giving YouTube the Hollywood treatment and turning it into a premium-content competitor with organized channels and professionally produced video.
Cars

Microsoft and Toyota announce cloud-based vehicle platform

Microsoft and Toyota today announced a joint $12 million (1 billion yen) investment in a new cloud computing platform for electric and hybrid vehicles. The first cars to use the service, powered by Windows Azure, will launch in 2012.
Computing

Anonymous takes down PlayStation website; UPDATE: Anon explains attack on Sony

The infamous Anonymous is it again, this time taking on Sony and possibly its technology defense firm to boot.
Computing

AVS Gear Zippy Bluetooth keyboard handles six devices

Want to control half a dozen PCs, a tablets, set-top boxes, and a game systems from one keyboard on your couch? Check out the AVS Gear Zippy BT-637 Bluetooth keyboard.
Apple

PC sales off to slow start in 2011, ‘usurped’ by the iPad

A new analyst report suggests that tablet makers will have a very hard time keeping pace with Apple's iPad 2 moving into 2012.
Computing

MPAA sues DVD-streaming service Zediva

The MPAA is suing DVD-streamer Zediva for copyright infringement, saying Zediva's claim it's a rental service is just a "gimmick."
Computing

Microsoft names Capossela new marketing chief

Microsoft vet Chris Capossela is the Redmond giant's new marketing chief, taking over after a decade under for Mich Mathews.
Computing

Windows 8 leaked ‘Immersive’ mode shows Windows Phone influence

Microsoft is keeping a tight lid on Windows 8, but not tight enough. Today a screenshot showing a Windows Phone-like UI has leaked.
Apple

Apple’s new iOS 30-pin connector compatible with Thunderbolt, USB 3.0

A newly granted Apple patent reveals the company's next-generation iOS connector.
Computing

Twitter ponders Facebook-style pages for brands

Twitter is considering adding branded pages to its site, much like LinkedIn and Facebook have done in recent years.
Computing

Seagate GoFlex Slim external drive just 9mm thick

Seagate says its new GoFlex Slim external hard drive is the world's thinnest at 9mm thick...and its sports USB 3.0 and 320 GB of storage.
Apple

Commodore 64 triumphantly returns with modern capabilities

The Commodore 64 is back and better than ever. No longer just an 8-bit system, the new C64 can satisfy your geek nostalgia while simultaneously handling all your computing needs.