6th June 2009 Archive
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A day in the second-rate sun
Microsoft's Bing has surpassed Yahoo! to become the world's most popular search engine that isn't Google. At least for the moment. One June 4, according to data just released by StatCounter Global Stats, Bing accounted for 5.62 per cent of all worldwide searches, compared to Yahoo!'s 5.13 per cent. Meanwhile, Google grabbed a …
Media 6 Jun 2009, 00:07
Computex We've seen the future, and it's tiny
Tiny pico projectors provided some of the biggest buzz at this week's Computex mega-show in Taiwan, according to a report from that country's tech-news source, DigiTimes. In addition to powering pocketable projectors, pico-projection mechanisms and their optics are tiny enough to be incorporated into devices such as cell …
Media 6 Jun 2009, 00:08
'Critical' fix for some, but not all
Adobe Software's new quarterly patch cycle will commence on Tuesday with an update that patches a severe vulnerability in some versions its Reader and Acrobat products. The program is part of a push by Adobe to beef up security after complaints earlier this year that the software maker was too slow in plugging security holes …
Security 6 Jun 2009, 02:01
This week we were mostly evaluating...
In case you missed 'em, this week's reviews from Register Hardware. LG 42LF7700 HD TV Good reception? Enter LG's first Freesat telly Sony X-Series Walkman Wi-Fi and super sharp screen, but does it kick the iPod into touch? Hitachi CP-RX80 Low price, practical projector Promise Smartstor NS4600 Stylish storage with …
Data Center 6 Jun 2009, 08:02