19th February 2011 Archive
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Back of Steve Jobs' head caught on film
Every US president has his photo moment: JFK's was the Cuban Missile Crisis, Reagan's the Berlin Wall, and Bush II the unfortunate Mission Accomplished. Or was it the Katrina flyover? The White House's latest resident has chosen a moment with Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg, whose company is busy Hoovering-up the …
Media 19 Feb 2011, 00:22
King of Limbs downloadable now
Radiohead has once again broken music industry convention, this time by releasing digital versions of its eagerly awaited studio album a day earlier than promised. The eighth album from Britain's favorite navel gazers is titled The King of Limbs and offers almost 38 minutes worth of the experimental electronic loops, bleeps, …
Media 19 Feb 2011, 00:39
Review Watch telly when you're driving – seriously
Just because something can be done doesn't mean it should be – invading Iraq and putting Vanessa Feltz on TV are a couple of arguable examples that spring to mind. Fitting a TV to a satnav is possibly another. Mio's Navman V575 TV – licence fee not included Given that a terrifyingly large number of drivers seem incapable of …
Science 19 Feb 2011, 08:00
Seven days of tech
Over the past week, Reg Hardware has looked at products from the worlds of consumer electronics, mobile communications, photography and gaming. In case you missed anything, here are those products again. Lifestyle D-Link Boxee Box DSM-380 media streamer Content provider? Iomega SuperHero iPhone back-up gadget …
Data Center 19 Feb 2011, 09:00
Off-the-shelf gear ‘gets’ humans
Now that IBM’s Watson has pounded the best human Jeopardy competitors into a fine slurry, let’s take stock. Our human proxies took their ass-kicking in good spirits, with Ken Jennings writing on his ‘Final Jeopardy’ card, “I for one welcome our new computer overlords.” (For the sake of adding a bit more inane trivia, the …
HPC 19 Feb 2011, 13:06
- Review Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Proof the pen is mightier?
- Nuke plants to rely on PDP-11 code UNTIL 2050!
- Spin doctors brazenly fiddle with tiny bits in front of the neighbours
- Game Theory Out with a bang: The Last of Us lets PS3 exit with head held high
- Flash flaw potentially makes every webcam or laptop a PEEPHOLE