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  • Facebook teams up with attorneys general to promote teen privacy

    April 15, 2013 11:38 PM 98

    The new campaign was announced Monday by Maryland Attorney General Douglas F. Gansler at the Presidential Initiative Summit on “Privacy in the Digital Age.” Facebook has teamed up with the nation’s attorneys general to promote teen privacy through a new consumer education campaign. According to a news release from the social media platform, Facebook

  • Windows RT demand is weaker than hoped, Dell exec says

    April 15, 2013 9:21 PM 96

    Neil Hand, an executive who oversees Dell's tablet business, says the company remains committed to Windows RT and is continuing work on future devices. A Dell executive today said demand for the company's first Windows RT device, the XPS 10, has been weaker than hoped, largely because consumers still don't really know what the operating system is or what it can do. "Demand

  • A vision for Microsoft's smartwatch and four more Surface family members

    April 15, 2013 7:55 PM 114

    If Microsoft ever releases the smartwatch that the Wall Street Journal reports is in development, the gadget won’t just be entering a wearable computing market that has yet to be proven out. The watch would also extend a family of Surface hardware devices that no one is clamoring to buy. Yet hardware is a critical component of Microsoft’s mobile-focused

  • ASUS Taichi 31 ultrabook with back-to-back 1080p displays finally launches

    April 15, 2013 7:40 PM 107

    The ASUS Taichi 31 has finally become available, and it brings a new design form factor to the world of Windows 8 ultrabooks. The ASUS Taichi features back-to-back displays both able to support FULL HD 1080p resolution. The outer 1080p display is also a touchscreen, allowing you to close your ultrabook and use it as a tablet if you want. You are able to use a stylus

  • Adobe launches new version of Lightroom

    April 15, 2013 7:32 PM 92

    LOS ANGELES — Adobe Photoshop Lightroom, the software used by pro and serious photographers for organizing and culling through their photos, has been given the annual spring update. A beta of the new Lightroom 5 is available at labs.adobe.com. A fully working version of the software will last roughly 90 days -- when Adobe historically releases the full version

  • TeleNav’s Scout gains support for 3D buildings and landmarks

    April 15, 2013 6:59 PM 80

    The last we heard about TeleNav’s Scout GPS app was back in December, but the folks behind the popular navigation app are back with a new update. This time around, users will be able to take advantage of 3D buildings and landmarks while they navigate through unfamiliar cities, thanks to the SSAO technology that TeleNav has added on to the app. TeleNav

  • Benchmark reveals Ouya's aging Tegra 3 can't keep up with newest Android phones

    April 15, 2013 6:56 PM 87

    I think publisher Sega is stretching the definition of “closed beta” with its most recent take on the concept for Company of Heroes 2. Sega is opening the closed beta to anyone who likes developer Relic’s real-time strategy game, which is due out for PC on June 25. Really, gamers don’t even have to like Company of Heroes 2, they just need to click “Like” on Facebook

  • Verizon Wireless pitches $1.5B for Clearwire spectrum

    April 15, 2013 6:55 PM 91

    Hot on the heels of Dish's bid for Sprint, Verizon Wireless is reportedly trying to muscle in on the Clearwire assets that Sprint covets. In the latest twist on the Sprint-Clearwire saga, Verizon Wireless apparently has entered the picture as a suitor for Clearwire's spectrum. Verizon Wireless has offered to pay as much as $1.5 billion to acquire spectrum

  • New Safety Campaign Targets Online Privacy & Facebook

    April 15, 2013 6:30 PM 103

    NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (WJZ) — Concerns over online privacy on social media websites leads to a new Facebook online safety campaign. The agreement was announced at the National Association of Attorney Generals at National Harbor in Maryland. “We hope this campaign will encourage consumers to closely manage the privacy and these tools and tips will help provide

  • Pinterest now available on Barnes & Noble NOOK devices

    April 15, 2013 6:19 PM 94

    NOOK users may be avid readers, but they may also need their daily dose of inspiration, whether that’d be ideas for DIY projects or just entertaining photos. Barnes & Noble announced today that Pinterest is now available for NOOK devices, allowing you to browse through creations and other pieces of inspiration right from your NOOK. Furthermore, the app will come pre-loaded