Hacking programmable road signs

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Many citizens might notice the construction digital road signs on the side of the road while driving, indicating important information such as road closures or traffic delays, but what if the sign included information such...

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Helio's bumpy road

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Between picking your cell phone model and choosing your provider, the wireless world is filled with options. It's hard to ignore the heavily advertised companies like Verizon and AT&T, which peddle such popular phones as...

On the road with wi-fi and video

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Gadget lovers are spoilt for choice when it comes to portable media players, with an increasing number offering web access through wi-fi connections. We take a look at four different players - Sony's PSP Slim,...

Microsoft Smooths Road to Vista With Apptimum Buy

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Microsoft announced March 7 that it is has acquired application-transfer specialist Apptimum for an undisclosed sum. Formerly Eisenworld, Apptimum, based in Sunrise, Fla., began in 1998 and is best known for PC relocation products branded...

Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 movie

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The umpteenth movie trailer for Brothers in Arms: Road to Hill 30 is now available, again showing off the now-complete World War II tactical shooter by Gearbox Software. Part six in the series, this clip...

Firefox: The Road Ahead

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Now that Firefox is firmly establishing itself in the browser market (download graph), we can look forward to subsequent milestone releases by the Mozilla Foundation. Firefox 1.1 (Dubbed "Deer Park") is slated for release in...

The Road to Windows "Longhorn" 2004

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Microsoft shocked the computer industry today when it announced that it would deliver its next major Windows release in 2006, but would do so without WinFS (Window Future Storage), one of the original major components...

Microsoft's (Bumpy) Road to Longhorn

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Microsoft's product roadmap for Longhorn has some potholes to navigate in the coming two years, according to research firm Directions on Microsoft. In a new report, the Kirkland, Wash.-based research firm said Microsoft is facing...

Another road bump for Condition Zero

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After numerous delays, development changes, and leaks, it seems that Counter-Strike: Condition Zero is heading for yet another road bump. The guys over at Planet Half-Life are reporting that Condition Zero is not on the...

The long road to Yukon

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For months, Microsoft watchers have voiced concerns that delays in the company's introduction of its Yukon database software could derail other products, including a new version of Windows, code-named Longhorn. But Microsoft...

Road paved for liquid-cooled Macs

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Start-up firm Cooligy yesterday announced a new processor-cooling technology, developed in cooperation with Apple, Intel, AMD and DARPA. The technology – Cooligy's Active Micro-Channel Cooling – was developed at Stanford University's mechanical engineering department. It's...

End of the road for SMTP?

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The protocol that has defined e-mail for more than two decades may have a fatal flaw: It trusts you. Developed when the Internet was used almost exclusively by academics, the Simple Mail Transfer Protocol, or...

Road Ahead Excites Gates

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While the technology industry experienced a boom in the late 1990s that is unlikely to be repeated again during his lifetime, there are a number of exciting challenges ahead, Microsoft Chairman and Chief Software Architect...

The Road To Gold Part II: Developing Windows

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And it's with great enthusiasm that I read part two of our friend Paul Thurrott's Windows Server 2003: The Road To Gold. This time Paul takes a look at the build process, with exclusive pictures...

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HP, Microsoft hit the road for storage

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Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard are teaming up to grab a bigger slice of the storage market. As the first step in a new storage partnership to be announced on Tuesday, the software giant...

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The Road to Windows "Longhorn": Updated!

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Good olde Paul has updated his The Road to Windows "Longhorn" article with information from the Windows Hardware Engineering Conference (WinHEC) 2002, which was held April 15-18, 2002! In this update he dispells...

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BMWs hit the road with Microsoft

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Cars in BMW's new line, the BMW 7 Series, are equipped with a special kind of Windows: the Microsoft kind. Microsoft's Windows CE software will allow BMW drivers to navigate, make calls...

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HP's new road to recovery for PCs

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Consumers using Hewlett-Packard PCs now have new options for disaster recovery, hard-disk upgrades and online security. HP has eased a policy that could have limited how consumers recovered their PCs in the event of...

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Road Runner Doesn't Do XP

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Road Runner (owned primarily by AOL/TW) will not support XP. From the article: 'Road Runner, the second-largest cable Internet service provider (ISP) in the nation with more than 1.4 million subscribers, does not support the...

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Road rage drives into the SMS age

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Have you ever been stuck behind a 'Sunday driver' and wished you could alert them to the accident they may have if they don't move out of your way—soon? Ever pulled up at a set...

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Road warriors get new security shield

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IBM last week launched a wireless security software and services package aimed at firms looking to transfer corporate data from wired networks to mobile devices. The package extends the functions of Tivoli Risk Manager...

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Mercedes says no to surfing on the road

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Thank goodness common sense has stopped one instance of technology for technology's sake :) Drivers don't want to surf, they want to know where the nearest petrol station is... Mercedes-Benz...

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