Computing
Computing

Microsoft claims IE9 is the most battery-friendly Web browser

Microsoft's own study has revealed that its Internet Explorer 9 beats out the competition when it comes to energy consumption -- under certain conditions.
Computing

Desperately need a girlfriend? Buy a ‘cloud girlfriend’ instead

For the lazier geek, a new startup is offering to create an ideal girlfriend for anybody willing to pay. She'll chat with you on Facebook or Twitter, boosting your own chances at scoring a real girl.
Computing

New York Times paywall proves easy to subvert

The New York Times paywall is up and running, but loopholes abound.
Computing

Netflix lowers video quality in Canada

In a move to play nicely with broadband usage caps, Netflix says its streaming video service now uses two-thirds less bandwidth in Canada.
Computing

BlueBeat to pay $1 million for illegal online music sales

Remember back when BlueBeat was selling "psycho-acoustic" versions of Beatles songs online for 25 cents? Now they get to pay $1 million in a settlement.
Computing

Intel announces 600GB solid-state drives, doubling capacity in a year

Today, Intel announced its third generation of SSD, the 320 series, which now goes up to 600GB, doubling the capacity of its models one year ago.
Computing

Cheezburger Network acquires Know Your Meme

In its latest multi-million-dollar purchase, the Cheezburger Network has added Know Your Meme to its growing arsenal of meme-related websites.
Apple

Amazon Cloud Player doesn’t play well with Mobile Safari for iOS

Amazon's newly released Cloud Player for Web appears to be blocked in Apple's Mobile Safari for iOS devices.
Computing

Acer Iconia dual touch-screen notebook available for pre-order

Acer's Iconia notebook doesn't have a keyboard or trackpad - instead, it features two 14-inch touchscreen displays. And it's available for pre-order now.
Android Army

Amazon launches Cloud Drive ‘digital locker,’ Cloud Player

Amazon has officially announced its Cloud Drive "digital locker" media storage service, along with a Cloud Player for both the web and Android-based devices.
Product Review

Logitech K750 Wireless Solar Keyboard Review

Logitech K750 Wireless Solar Keyboard Review.
Apple

Apple offices evacuated after bomb threat; UPDATE: Bomb threat a hoax

A threat to Apple offices leads to evacuation in Sacramento.