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Just an hour ago, news broke of Megaupload being taken offline by the US government, and Anonymous has responded by undertaking a denial of service attack on the DOJ website.
The popular file sharing website -- Megaupload -- has been shut down by the US government as a result of being charged with piracy, and effective immediately has disappeared.
This morning, Microsoft showed us their latest Windows 8 based tablet, with the beta installed. We spotted something called "Microsoft Music" - is this the demise of Zune?
Here at CES there are various Windows 8 based devices floating around, and we managed to get a bit of private time with a device today to take a look at what's changed in the Windows 8 pre-beta.
It was clear that Ultrabook would be the new buzzword at CES this year, but we thought we might see a bit more variety out of the manufacturers. We take a look at the designs of the new machines.
Just a week ago Kodak filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, which means things are looking bad for the company. Despite this, they've still managed to show up at CES, and it's no small booth.
Razer just announced their "Project Fiona" tablet, and we tracked it down on the floor at Consumer Electronics Show to get a quick eyes-on of the real deal.
Tonight marked the final Microsoft keynote at Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and Microsoft went out in style. Featuring Windows 8, the tweet choir, two way TV, Kinect for Windows and more.
We knew it would happen, but didn't know when. It's now official, Kinect for Windows will be available from February 1. You can even preorder the device now.
We've obtained Microsoft's keynote video for CES 2012 before the announcement even starts, and the company hasn't got anything new to announce this year.
Microsoft is set to take center stage here at CES, on their final keynote address. It's not clear if they'll go out with a bang or just a fizzle, but it's a historic event regardless.
We knew the new device was coming today, but now it's official. Nokia is coming back to the US, and that's with Windows Phone. Does it have the chops to succeed though?
Nokia's press event starts at 3PM PST, and we're going to be there live, covering whatever they end up announcing. We're expecting Windows Phones, naturally, but perhaps theres something else?
Gyroscopes and accelerometers are coming to a ultrabook near you, and they'll let you do stuff you previously never thought you'd do (or want to do).
Intel just couldn't stop this morning, showing off a brand new chassis they've been working with partners on. The device is a tablet, but with a built in keyboard.
Today, Intel showed off a number of new technologies at CES 2012, but they breezed over this little device in the corner. It uses the same icons on screen as the Xbox 360, and is just as smooth.
Here at CES2012, Intel today showed off their latest ultrabooks, complete with Windows 8 onboard. However, we didn't expect to see them in this form factor or Windows 8 in this form.
We're live at CES 2012, at the Intel press event this morning. The company is showing off ultrabooks, touch and Ivy Bridge, and demoed Windows 8 on stage.
We're at CES 2012, and in amongst the insanity of endlessly interviewing companies and writing stories we're having a blast. Get involved, and follow us with up to the minute coverage here!
It's sneaking up on us, Consumer Electronics Show 2012 starts in just 7 days. It's one of the biggest technology events of the year, but what's going to be the next big trend? Stay tuned.
CES is almost here, and Lenovo's showing off their new range of 2012 notebooks. There's quite a few, and the company didn't want to be left out of the Ultrabook fad, bringing the new chassis to light.
As part of a global effort to cut costs and increase profits, HP announced today that more than 180 jobs will be cut across Australia in the next few weeks.
The festive season is upon is, the lights are up, the stockings are stuffed and Santa is almost here. Thank you for your support during 2011!
The Samsung Series 9 may be one of the most beautifully designed pieces of Windows-based hardware on the market, but is it enough to take on the MacBook Air? We take a look.
It's that time of the year again, where it begins to snow in the Northern Hemisphere, fat men come out to give gifts to small children and the Android team is celebrating by showing off ICS.
It appears Facebook is trying to justify the "sponsored stories" that will hit your newsfeed next year by asking if users actually understand how Facebook makes money. Do they actually care?
The worlds biggest technology extravaganza is creeping up, and we're going to be on the ground to cover it as it unfolds. What will 2012 be the year of?
It's Wikipedia's annual fundraising drive, where Jimmy Wales stares into your soul and asks for your help, but it appears it may not be enough this year after the organization starts emailing users.
Android's got malware, and Microsoft plans on profiting off that. Today, the company is offering free Windows Phones to those with "Droid Rage" just by telling them their stories.
Today, Path released their latest version of their mobile social network "Path 2.0" and it's stunning. However, we're left wondering why Facebook can't make something this good, or at least buy it.
A survey conducted by Google has found that 9 in 10 users have no idea what the CTRL + F shortcut does, nor that such functionality existed.
That was quick. Google's already begun rolling out their over the air update for the Galaxy Nexus that resolves the issue with volume, but you might not get it just yet.
Microsoft has completed a feat that Google hasn't managed to do with Android. Every Windows Phone on the market to date has been updated to the Mango release of Windows Phone 7.
Now that Google's got a tight grip of the world's browsers, it appears the company is moving to integrate advertisements into the browser, with ads suddenly appearing for some users.
Last month, we reviewed the Nokia N9 with much praise and adoration. In this brief review, we look at the device a month on. Does it still retain appeal? Is it still great?
It appears Facebook doesn't want you to ever be offline, with the company taking the wraps off a limited pilot of a new product that lets you chat from your desktop, as well as receive alerts.
During the announcement today, Google made available the music component of the Android Market, which will also be the purchase place for those on actual PC's as well as mobile devices.
The search giant really is taking it to 11, and has announced a slew of new features for Google Music. Even better, its free, and available to anyone in the US from today.
It almost feels like Google is being cocky. The search giant today announced a method to opt-out of their location based service that uses your WiFi access point as an alternative to GPS. It's a joke.
It's official, the Ice Cream Sandwich source code is now available for all who are brave enough to tinker with. Will this mean older devices will run the juicy bits? Time will tell.
Finally! We can cancel our Xbox Live subscriptions that we accidentally signed up for without calling a support line. However, Microsoft won't let you go easy.
Today, Google Australia announced that searches from smartphones for shopping related results has increased over 220%, and that retailers are missing out by not preparing themselves.
Large amounts of Zune Pass users are now locked out of their music libraries and software after a a Terms of Service change. It appears the acceptance screen becomes stuck in a loop.
After being very secretive about updates for the N9, Nokia has announced today that the first update is available for the platform, and it brings a whole swathe of new features in tow.
It appears HP is lost for words with WebOS. The company knows it failed, but it doesn't know what to do with it going forward, and is stalling a decision.
The bell has chimed. PSG lives, but is WebOS going to die? We might found out in just a few hours as HP is calling a "all hands" meeting today, with Meg Whitman leading the way.
It looks like Microsoft is going all out with the release of Windows Phone 7. At the launch party today in New York City, the company is literally handing out Windows Phones.
In Nokia's home country, the N9 became an overnight hit, even outselling the iPhone 4 which was recently released there. Perhaps Nokia should reconsider their bet on Windows Phone.
Finally, HTC has announced who's getting the delicious treats. However, it's not looking good unless you purchased your device in the last 6 months, with just 7 devices due to be updated.