2nd October 2010 Archive
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Search watchers fear death by blue arrow
Google has introduced keyboard navigation to Google Instant, its "real-time" search engine, and though some users quite like it, at least one big-name search-marketing outfit sees it as yet another way the service is hindering search-marketing outfits. This week, as it expanded Instant to additional Google search services, …
Music and Media 2 Oct 00:29
Is BNT Juniper on the cheap?
IBM is buying Blade Network Technologies (BNT) and people are bemused beyond belief, especially a correspondent who wishes to remain anonymous but is close-ish to IBM. He thinks that the BNT purchase might be "Juniper on the cheap" and if so is "totally stupid." He characterises IBM CEO Sam Palmisano as a CEO who "doesn’t …
Blocks and Files 2 Oct 08:00
A second bite of tech
In the past seven days, Reg Hardware has looked at many products from the worlds of consumer electronics, gaming and computing. If you missed anything, here are those products again. Lifestyle Keene USB FM Transmitter Wireless music for 15 quid, surely not? Olympus LS-5 linear PCM recorder Sound idea? …
Hardware 2 Oct 08:00
'Not tonight, honey, I'm stroking my tablet'
Among the interesting stats turned up by a new study of iPad usage is that 20 per cent of users' iPad time is spent in bed. That nugget was buried in a blog post by Stephen Baker, the NPD Group's VP of industry analysis, discussing his research group's just-released "iPad Owner Study." "It is obvious that the iPad form factor …
Mobile 2 Oct 08:12
- Product Round-up Smartwatch face off: Pebble, MetaWatch and new hi-tech timepieces
- Geek's Guide to Britain The bunker at the end of the world - in Essex
- FLABBER-JASTED: It's 'jif', NOT '.gif', says man who should know
- If you've bought DRM'd film files from Acetrax, here's the bad news
- Microsoft reveals Xbox One, the console that can read your heartbeat