The SATA International Organization is working on an extension to the external SATA spec which allows devices to draw power directly from the host PC.
Dead-tree warehouse The Library of Congress and photo-sharing site Flickr are joining forces to improve the Library's catalogue of historical photographs, and they need your help.
Not content with making the entire music-listening world (heck, and half the artists) hate their guts, the RIAA is seeking to alienate reviewers with a new low-tech anti-piracy 'system'.
File storage site drop.io has extended its services with the addition of a dial-in voicemail box for each 'drop' - up to 100MB of free storage for MP3s recorded via any 'phone.
Media streaming software TVersity is due to receive a brand-spanking new user interface thanks to a deal with design company Trifold Designs, and it's already looking pretty snazzy.
InfoWorld has launched a petition in an attempt to convince Microsoft not to cease selling copies of Windows XP in June 2008. A laudable goal, or should the old OS be put out to pasture?
The chairman of Korean tech giant Samsung has had his offices raided as part of an investigation into nepotism, bribery, and misappropriated funds at the corporation.
Plans to introduce a levy on the sale of digital audio players - yes, including the ubiquitous iPod - have been scotched by the Canadian Federal Court of Appeals.
A UK tabloid has claimed that Apple is 'encouraging' UK retailers not to divulge sales figures for their flagship iPhone due to embarrassingly slow sales over the festive period.
South Carolina-based start-up Nextreme Incorporated is trialling a technology that uses on-chip micro-miniaturised Peltier coolers to target hotspots and, amazingly, generate electricity.
Up to 10,000 new homes being built in Ebbsfleet in Kent are being supplied with fibre-optic cabling offering up to 100Mb/s downstream bandwidth in a trial being run by Openreach.
Stealth-mode start-up International Data Security has a novel idea to solve the growing cost of real estate for data centre use: converted cargo vessels.
If you've got a Windows Mobile smartphone then you might just be interested in some software to turn it into a WiFi-to-3G router for emergency 'net connections.
The monthly 'Patch Tuesday' update cycle for Windows has dropped a couple of high-priority security patches on our doorstep this week, one of which affects Windows Vista.
Internet radio service Pandora is to shut off access for UK fans on the 15th of January because the licensing fees demanded by rights organisations are too high.
Boeing is due to ship the new 787 Dreamliner jet with on-board Internet access, but the FAA is worried that the company hasn't done enough to keep the 'planes systems secure.
A Sandia National Laboratories-based team is working on a device that can recover the building blocks of liquid fuels from the waste gases generated by combustion.
CES 2008: Samsung has launched a new 500GB laptop drive at this year's CES, and the good news is that it's a standard height - so it's viable for current laptop owners.
Japanese tech giant Hitachi opens its kimono to reveal a full-HD plasma panel just 38mm deep in order to tempt buyers away from slim LCD screens.
An update integrating Adobe Flash Lite 3 into the N95 browser has allowed the streaming of Flash video files to the phone from sites such as YouTube.
Guidelines published by the Crown Prosecution Service modify the Computer Misuse Act in such a way to make it a crime to distribute network tools like the popular Nmap and Wireshark utilities.
Security firm McAfee has unwittingly prevented users of its software from accessing large numbers of web sites thanks to a botched virus definition update.
If you need a bit more space on your laptop, how's about a 2.5" 500GB SATA drive from Hitachi? Plenty of storage, but does such voluminous capacity come at a price?
September 15 2020 | 14:00
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