Nintendo sparks a Revolution

Read more buzz from the E3 in the Legit Reviews Forum. The Revolution, slated for release in 2006, will be the smallest of the next-generation consoles, about the size of three DVD cases stacked together. The company said the Revolution will feature wireless Internet access and will be compatible with games for all of its …more

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Yahoo offers free phone calls via IM

The Internet portal Yahoo! has introduced a new beta version of its popular instant messenger program. In a bid to take advantage of the world wide interest in VoIP telephony the company is introducing a ‘free phone’ facility that will allow subscribers to make calls to anywhere in the world. PC Pro

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Intel Desktop PC Platform Seeks More Corporate Business

As the company’s Centrino technology has become almost a standard on laptop computers, Intel wants to duplicate that success on business desktops. Announced today prior to its CEO changeover where Craig Barrett will step down in favor of Paul Otellini, Intel will begin work on its Professional Business Platform. The platform will include one of …more

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Google Launches Enterprise Desktop Search Tool

Google Desktop Search for Enterprise creates a single interface from which a business user can search the Web with Google, as well as search through files on his or her own desktop and a company’s intranet. The software will be available for free download starting today. Unlike the consumer version, none of the search information …more

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PalmOne Drives Your Life With 4GB

The new LifeDrive mobile manager offers Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity built-in, as well as a 4GB hard drive. First, it isn’t 4GB, but more like 3.85GB of usable storage. But that’s ok. Most users of the LifeDrive will find there is plenty of room to tote around e-mails, documents, PowerPoint presentations, plus songs, photos, and …more

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Nokia starts to shift N-Gage from console to platform

… the Finnish giant is now promising to build N-Gage’s gaming component into a raft of smart phones due to ship early next year following a September 2005 launch. Essentially, the technology that lifted the N-Gage above Nokia’s handsets is now ready to be included in phones as well as consoles, the company claimed. In …more

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Tablet PC That Lasts For A Day

Motion Computing is releasing the LE1600, a slate tablet PC that it claims has a day of battery life. By ‘day’, they seem to mean 8 hours, but TechSmec.com can see where they are coming from, even if achieving that length of use requires hotswapping a standard and an enhanced battery. TechSmec.com

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E3 and New Gaming Consoles

Well, at the crack of dawn E3 started, and the web is abuzz with information on the new gaming consoles that are currently on display down in California. Information on the new Nintendo Revolution, the Sony PS3, the XBOX360, as well as the new Game Boy Micro are all available! Check it out!

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Sun and Microsoft: Initial Steps

The companies announced new standards and plans to enable customers to use one computer log-in to reach both .Net and Java-based software and Web sites, as well as some other licensing and technology agreements. NewsFactor Technology News

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Yahoo, SBC Give Away Security Suite

Partners Yahoo and SBC Communications launched a free security suite for their DSL subscribers, saying that the service’s users overwhelmingly wanted a more secure surfing environment. Dubbed SBC Yahoo! Online Protection, the suite includes anti-virus and anti-spyware defenses, a pop-up ad blocker, parental controls, and anti-spam and other tools for members’ e-mail inboxes. All the …more

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Apple Tames Tiger With Big Patch

Apple on Monday patched its newest operating system, Mac OS X 10.4–better known as Tiger–less than three weeks after the OS debuted. Mac OS X 10.4.1, as the update is dubbed, includes at least 35 bug fixes for such bundled applications as the Safari Web browser, the Mail client, and the iSync utility. Other fixes …more

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IE 7 Tabs Will Be ‘Basic,’ Says Microsoft

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer development team acknowledged Monday that it was a mistake not to build tabs into IE earlier. But the team’s not rushing into updating: the tab feature in the next version of the popular browser will on the “basic” side. “The Tabbed browsing experience in the upcoming IE7 beta is pretty basic,” wrote …more

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Nintendo’s big E3 surprise comes in little box

Whoever said you couldn’t take it with you?  Well, Nintendo’s new mini-gaming console lets you do just that.  With the new Game Boy Micro, code named Revolution, you can play games online, watch DVDs and a whole lot more, all while on the move.  Click on the link below to read all about it on Legit Reviews …more

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NVIDIA Presents Breakthrough Next-Generation Graphics for PS3

NVIDIA Corporation provided a first look at the powerful graphics architecture of PLAYSTATION’3 at a press conference held today by Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE). NVIDIA and SCE are jointly developing a new graphics processor for PLAYSTATION3. Codenamed ?RSX,? the new processor will connect directly to Cell, the advanced microprocessor developed by IBM, Sony Group, and …more

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