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Lenovo Unveils Giant Two-Headed Laptop

As gadget makers gear up to show their wares at the 2009 Consumer Electronics Shows (CES) in Las Vegas, Chinese hardware maker Lenovo debuted a host of new laptop PCs, the most striking of which offers users a dual-screen configuration ...

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW

Long Live the Battery: Q&A With Boston-Power’s Christina Lampe-Onnerud

Just three and a half years after Christina Lampe-Onnerud founded Boston-Power to bring new battery technology to devices large and small, her company forged a deal with PC maker HP, which will be the first computer maker to offer laptops with the new Sonata battery. ...

BEST OF ECT NEWS

The Dawning Digital TV Age

This story was originally published on Oct. 2, 2008, and is brought to you today as part of our Best of ECT News series. ...

Online Holiday Sales Shrink for the First Time Ever

Online retail saw a 3 percent year-over-year drop in sales between Nov. 1 and Dec. 23, according to research firm comScore, as economic hardships combined with a calendar that shortened consumers' usual buying period ...

Security Wonks Find Gaping Hole in Trusted Site System

An international group of independent security researchers announced Tuesday that they have found a significant weakness in the Internet digital certificate infrastructure used by many Internet businesses. The flaw could conceivably allow cybercriminals to create fake certificates that would then be accepted and trusted by many widely used Internet browsers.

Quad-Core Acer Notebook Targets Gamers, Designers, Warm Lap Enthusiasts

Acer unveiled its latest notebook PC Tuesday -- the Aspire 8930G-7665, featuring Intel's new powerhouse mobile chip. The chip, the Core 2 Quad Mobile Processor Q9000, makes Acer's new laptop one of the first notebooks to offer users four processing cores ...

Devs Get Early Taste of Windows 7 Beta Via File-Sharing Leak

The first beta version of Windows 7 has made a surprise public appearance. The operating system (OS) appears to be available on the Internet via file-sharing utilities like BitTorrent -- apparently without the approval of Microsoft. ...

PRODUCT REVIEW

Pacemaker: A Pocket Music Mixer and Masher

One day, when I go on to the "Great Reward," my hope is that my epitaph will include something about how much I love music. I'm a music fan, but not a stodgy one who will only listen to my tunes on the finest of equipment. Rather, I've always wanted to create my own music. ...

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Are Open Source Games Ready for the Big Time?

This story was originally published on Oct. 24, 2008, and is brought to you today as part of our Best of ECT News series ...

EA Titles to Get Steamy

PC gamers will now be able to buy and download titles from Electronic Arts via Steam, an online game distribution platform that delivers games straight to the buyer's computer. ...

Adobe Gives Linux Devs a Blast of Fresh AIR

Adobe announced Thursday the official launch of its Adobe Integrated Runtime (AIR) 1.5 for Linux operating systems. AIR, a component of Adobe's Flash platform, enables Web developers to use HTML, JavaScript, ActionScript and Flex, a free open source framework, to create Web applications outside of the browser ...

Microsoft Stitches Up IE’s Gaping Wound

Microsoft released a fix Wednesday that should protect Internet Explorer users from a zero-day exploit that emerged last week and rapidly evolved into a major attack vector for cybercriminals and hackers ...

Yahoo Pledges to Forget You Sooner

Yahoo announced Wednesday that it is enacting a new global data retention policy. In most instances, the Internet search engine and portal will now anonymize user log data within 90 days. After a three-month time period has elapsed, Yahoo will scrub out any data -- such as IP addresses, cookies and other information -- that would potentially enable someone to identify a given user...

Palm Opens Storefront in Mobile App Strip Mall

Palm has joined the mobile application shop bandwagon, launching its own app store for Palm handsets running the Palm OS as well as those running Windows Mobile ...

Yahoo Opens In-Box Doors and Windows

Yahoo has launched an enhanced version of its Mail service. The changes to Yahoo Mail offer users a "smarter in-box" experience that the company said it will roll out gradually to its users during the coming months ...

Bluetooth Device Gags Phone When User Hits the Road

Researchers at the University of Utah have developed a new device designed to prevent drivers from talking on their cell phones or sending text messages while operating a car ...

Despite Economic Chills, Gaming Market Steamy in November

Consumers may have turned away from some sectors of the retail industry as the global economic crisis deepened in November; however, the video game market continued its record-breaking year in the U.S., according to the latest sales report from The NPD Group, a retail sales tracking firm ...

WEEKLY RECAP

Android Emancipation and the Sweet Smell of WiFi: The Week in Tech

The telecom's chief technology officer let it be known that its long term evolution service will be available late next year -- not in 2010, as originally planned. Clearwire has a head start with its WiMax service, though. It's already rolled out in Baltimore, and TechNewsWorld reviewer Walaika Haskins gave it a big thumbs up...

Google Rolls Chrome Out of Beta Garage

Google released the 15th update for its Chrome Web browser and officially ended the beta testing phase for the application Thursday ...

PS3 Gamers Can Finally Go ‘Home’

On Thursday, PlayStation 3 (PS3) owners will find their new "Home" ready, console maker Sony announced. The company has opened the beta of its much-delayed "PlayStation Home" 3-D virtual gaming community to all PS3 users. The move follows the completion of a closed beta ...

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