America Online launches in beta an overhaul of its instant messaging client that expands the product’s communication capabilities to include enhanced PC-to-PC voice and streaming video messaging and media file transfers. InformationWeek
Leave your notebooks at home, all you need for your computing on the go is a smartphone! Nokia today introduced the Nokia N70 multimedia, a beautifully designed, compact and easy-to-use 3G smartphone with versatile mobile photography, personal productivity and entertainment features. Incorporating a complete smartphone feature set, as well as a 2 megapixel camera, flash and …more
While the debate rages over whether Rhapsody has come up with a service that could knock off Apple’s iTunes as the market leader of downloaded music, it is clear that volume selling of music on the Internet is firmly in place. On this point, the record labels have lost. NewsFactor Technology News
Microsoft cracks down on several Web sites that had posted screenshots of Longhorn, and the move has angered some PC enthusiasts. Microsoft cracked down Wednesday on several Web sites that had posted screenshots of the most recent build of its next-generation Windows operating system, Longhorn, telling them that they were violating the beta licensing agreements. …more
Just wanted to let our forum members and guests know that our first anual Legit Workshop will be taking place this Saturday in St. Louis, Missouri. As a sponsor of the Warfactory LAN Party Series, Legit Reviews is happy to announce that we will be attending the event and holding a one hour workshop for …more
Yahoo introduced a personal search feature Wednesday, expanding its drive to offer made-to-order online services to consumers and answering the release of similar tools by rival Google. CNET News
Two months ago, MacOSX.com launched the unique service of personal techsupport for Mac users, providing one-on-one interaction between a user and atechnician. This free service has been met with great enthusiasm from Macusers who were tired of searching for answers and just wanted help with theirproblems.
Is this a serious privacy issue or not? You decide, make your opinion known in Legit Reviews’ forum. When a crash occurs the system will record information including what applications were open, what those application types are, and the user information each application currently had in it. For example, the system would record that you …more
Are you upgrading to Microsoft’s new 64-bit version of Windows XP? Drop by Legit Review’s forum and share your thoughts and upgrade experiences. In a bid to allow users to keep up with the transition process, Microsoft is offering the Technology Advancement program, which allows users to replace a previously licensed 32-bit version of Microsoft …more
Take a look at this baby. A 19 inch LCD with a 4 ms response time, one of the fastest, if not *the* fastest lcd on the market. Can we eliminate ghosting from games all together now? Let’s hope so. The response time race has been a hotly contested one and ViewSonic’s latest VX924 takes …more
Music Lovers, RealNetworks Inc. is serious about bringing you music online however they can. They’re all about giving you options in how you want to buy and listen to your music. I’m pretty sure I even read the word “interoperability” somewhere in that story, so if you have an iPod, don’t sweat it, they’ve got you …more
The Japanese company will produce a system LSI chip that will work alongside the main graphics processor in the games console. Microsoft had previously announced a deal with ATI Technologies for the main graphics processor. PC World
New hardware and technologies made exclusively for Microsoft’s new OS, code name Longhorn, are already in the works . Innovative products like these will surely have many lining up for the new OS in 2006. Samsung has unveiled a prototype storage unit that combines a hard drive and 128MB of Flash memory.