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App Attack #003: The Reader Edition

App Attack #003: The Reader Edition

What is the purpose of that newly purchased tablet? Movies, music or just plain reading? If you're going to start reading off the tablet, let us recommend five of our favourite tablet apps that'll keep you occupied for hours.

CES Windows Tech Demos - Windows on ARM, 2nd Gen. Surface and More (Updated with Video!)

CES Windows Tech Demos - Windows on ARM, 2nd Gen. Surface and More (Updated with Video!)

Microsoft wasted no time to officially share with the world on what they've been working on, even before CES 2011 starts tomorrow. Check out some of the latest mobile devices Windows 7 is enabling, a newer revision of Surface and next gen. Windows running on ARM-based systems.

App Attack #002: Rags-to-Riches Apps

App Attack #002: Rags-to-Riches Apps

In this App Attack, we take a look at some apps that have made millionaires out of developers, through a combination of luck, brilliance and tenacity. These are the apps that lived through the rags-to-riches story.

7 Days with Windows Phone 7

7 Days with Windows Phone 7

With almost two years in the making, Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 OS is now official. We embarked on a 7-day journey to experience Microsoft's new mobile OS, and with it, a better understanding of its features. Here's our report, on Microsoft Windows Phone 7.

Opera Announces Hardware Acceleration, Extensions, and More

Opera Announces Hardware Acceleration, Extensions, and More

Opera Software hosted their very first global press event at the Norwegian Center for Design and Architecture in Oslo, Norway to talk about their latest web innovations for the Opera family of browsers as well as the developments in HTML5 and CSS3.

Microsoft Windows Phone 7 Launch

Microsoft Windows Phone 7 Launch

The stage is set for Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 to take its place in the race to regain its smartphone dominance. At its official launch, we got a whiff of the updated mobile OS, loaded on the newest and fastest devices that will be reaching our shores very soon.

BlackBerry OS 6 - An Improved Formula

BlackBerry OS 6 - An Improved Formula

The BlackBerry OS 6 is a refreshed approach to RIM's BlackBerry devices, breathing a new lease of life to the smartphone OS, but keeping things familiar for its loyal users. Here's what you need to know about the new BlackBerry OS 6.

7-inch Tablet and New Platforms Announced at BlackBerry Dev Con 2010 - Now with Video!

7-inch Tablet and New Platforms Announced at BlackBerry Dev Con 2010 - Now with Video!

Research in Motion (RIM) had their 3rd annual Developers Conference from 27-30 September in San Francisco. The conference is an event where smartphone developers meet RIM executives and partners of the platform to discuss and unveil new developments, community initiatives and tools for communication, collaboration and push services. Here's a highlight of what went down.

The Coming of the GPU-Accelerated Web

The Coming of the GPU-Accelerated Web

The internet as we know it surely evolving and the GPU is getting in the game to notch up the web experience level. At the GPU Technology Conference 2010, NVIDIA and its partners touched on the subject of accelerating the web. We bring you highlights, complete with video demos on how hardware will make a difference to the web soon enough.

NVIDIA's Accelerated CUDA Momentum

NVIDIA's Accelerated CUDA Momentum

With new announcements of CUDA accelerated applications from big titles like 3ds Max, MATLAB and more, NVIDIA proudly proclaims that they've put the power of CUDA within reach of every engineer, designer and researcher in the world. Plus, CUDA for x86 platforms is just around the corner! Details inside.

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