• T-Mobile Dev Program: No Android or Sidekick at first

    mocoNews.net had a chance to sit down with some T-Mobile brass and get some details about T-Mobile’s upcoming developer program. Here’s the short version (you can read the whole thing here). Read More

  • Free HD NBC episodes on iTunes

    Just in case you missed the brief announcement a couple days ago, HDTV shows are now on iTunes. Yup, and NBC is back giving away an episode of its best shows. All you need is iTunes 8. Battlestar Galactica The Office Lipstick Jungle Heroes In Plain Sight Monk Psych Life Eureka 30 Rock via TUAW Read More

  • Official Samsung netbook photos, more details

    Here are some more details and official photos of Samsung’s impending netbook that’s due to hit Korea sometime in October. What Laptop says that we can expect a 10.2-inch screen, three color options (white, black, and blue), three USB ports, Ethernet, and VGA-out. So pretty much par for the course when it comes to netbooks. Read More

  • PSA: MotorStorm Pacific Rift shipping October 28 for PS3

    Pre-order now from Gamestop to get an exclusive demo. Read More

  • More info on banned iPhone VoIP app sipgate

    Sipgate CEO Thilo Salmon just sent this hot tip regarding the ban his company’s app. T-Mobile, Apple’s exclusive partner in Germany, has ceased and desisted
    sipgate (in this case the German body of the sipgate group) for the
    allegedly deceptive advertising of our free SIP client for the iPhone. We
    had labeled it as “beta” and according to T-Mobile, this hides the fact,
    Read More

  • Bungie "next generation" job posting OMG

    CVG is getting excited about this job posting. After all, if you get the job you’ll “define the next generation of gaming software technology.” Unfortunately, it’s a sad fact of job postings in general that they slightly exaggerate the importance of the position in order to score overqualified applicants. “As part of a next generation team, you’ll be… Read More

  • Mossberg explains the difference between Intel and AMD, sort of

    In another installment of “Mossberg’s Mailbox” the tech pundit answers a few questions sent in by readers hoping to glean some knowledge. Not everyone is as savvy as us and knows the difference between AMD and Intel, so Walt does his best to dumb it down. Did he do a good job? How would you explain it? Q: If I buy a PC with an AMD processor instead of an Intel one, will I… Read More

  • Google Ramps Up Mobile Search With My Location

    Google on Thursday announced that it has used its Gears Geolocation API to make searching for businesses and locales in your area easier on Windows Mobile devices. According to the company, Search with My Location approximates your location based on Cell ID technology already employed by Google Maps and returns businesses in that area. If you’re looking to find the best Italian… Read More

  • PhoneSaber coming back to app store as Lightsaber Unleashed

    After being pulled from the app store a month ago, TheMacBox announced this morning that a new version dubbed Lightsaber Unleashed will be available soon. Working in conjunction with THQ and Lucas to streamline the new version with the multi-platform title SW:TFU the LU will feature characters, “vastly improved graphics, sound effects and optional dueling music (which was a popular… Read More

  • iPhones Continue to Hammer Networks

    iPhone use in the epicenter of the technology world is on the rise, according to research released by Meraki Thursday. According to the company, which is creating Free the Net, a free wireless network in San Francisco, it has witnessed a significant uptick in iPhone usage as it continues to roll out its service. Of the 150,000 devices that have used Free the Net, the iPhone accounts for nearly… Read More

  • Large Hadron Collider webcams

    Obviously the world didn’t end on Wednesday when the Large Hadron Collider fired its first particle beam. The geeks at the LHC aren’t going to make anything that will kill us. They even have a couple of webcams so wannabe’s like you and I can see what’s going on. So far, there are only two of ’em but I’m sure more will come later on. Just screenshots… Read More

  • "Dark Knight" hitting IMAX again in January

    Warner Bros. have their eyes set on swooping up some Oscars this year with the “Dark Knight”, so they’ve announced that Christopher Nolan’s epic sequel in the Dark Knight series will return to IMAX theaters in January to remind voters of how awesome the movie was. There was no mention of re-releasing the film in regular theaters, though. Of course, WB just wants to… Read More

  • Peek hits the online marketplace shelves

    The simple Peek email-only handheld just went on sale for $99.99. The device isn’t for everyone, but if you need an extra item to carry in your pocket that does just email, this boy is for you. Keep in mind that there is a $19 unlimited connection fee paid through T-Mobile for monthly access as well. Need more info? NYT’s review is here. Read More

  • Nokia's Ovi Improved With PIM Sync, File Sharing

    Nokia’s Ovi service was originally a simple photo-sharing system that took emailed, uploaded, and MMSed images from your phone or computer and put them online. Fair enough. Now, however, Nokia is adding some compelling features to the online suite to make it considerably more usable for personal and enterprise PIM and file sharing purposes. Read More

  • Internet-connected toaster burns news into bread

    Oh my. It’s this kind of stuff that makes it all worthwhile. I present to you an idea for a toaster that hooks up to your computer and can burn just about anything you throw at it onto the bread you drop into the slots – weather, news, photos – your call. The Scan Toaster is the brainchild of designer Sung Bae Chang and is currently a finalist in the 2008 Electrolux Design… Read More

  • Slacker coming to BlackBerry

    Today at CTIA, Slacker announced that come October they will have a full fledged app ready to roll on BlackBerry devices. I previewed this yesterday on a Bold that happened to be T-Mobile branded, but it’s probably a European model. Anyway, the app was integrated into the BB very well and left rather impressed. The app and service are free, but you do have the option of the pay… Read More

  • Now SD cards will come built-in; and why wasn't this done years ago?

    I’ve always kind of wondered why more phones and media players didn’t have more built-in storage. SD is cheap, and fast enough for most low-demand data uses — mp3s, small videos, any kind of office doc — yet while my phone has a MicroSD slot, I believe its internal storage (the default for pictures, music and so on) is a whopping 16 megabytes. You’d think… Read More

  • TiVo coming to Blackberrys; addiction rates set to skyrocket

    The details are slim at this point, but sometime in the near future, Blackberry owners will be able to control their TiVos while on the go.  Initially, BlackBerry smartphone users will gain the convenience of being able to discover what shows are on and schedule television recordings while away from the living room and on the go. Future collaboration between the companies will focus on… Read More

  • Finally, a reality show about ‘Rock Band 2’

    This is kind of along the lines of the Onion’s World of World of Warcraft spoof, except that it appears to be real. According to a Craigslist post in the LA area, MTV is apparently looking for people to star in a reality show about Rock Band 2. So basically, a reality show about non-musicians with toy instruments pretending to be musicians. And with that, reality TV has officially hit… Read More

  • First lady biographies exclusively head to Kindle

    So how ’bout them first ladies? Pretty interesting, right? Hopefully. Amazon just inked a deal with Globe Pequot Press to offer two books about each of the potential first ladies. They’re exclusive to the Kindle, which is certainly a feather in Amazon’s cap, but I don’t know how much touchy-feely-nes I can handle from books like these. Take the titles, “Cindy… Read More

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