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YouTube launches 'Adopt a Feature'

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YouTube has a lot of features, and sadly, not everybody knows about them. YouTube-owner Google is aware of this, and has decided to utilize YouTube's well established community to promote the less popular features, in...

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Iwata keynote to feature at GDC 2009

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Nintendo president Satoru Iwata will address the gaming illuminati at this years Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, the event organisers announced on Tuesday. The convention, which is arranged by Think Services, will run from...

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The 3rd feature pack for Vista is arriving...

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Microsoft will release a new Windows Feature Pack for Storage which contains 3 technologies: Active Storage Platform: enables the Windows platform to restrict access to portable devices (such as a USB Flash Device)...

Youtube's latest feature - Annotations

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As soon as Youtube updated the look of their embedded player for all ( it was optional before ), it has added an amazing feature which screams "Youtube is the king of online video!". This...

Windows Feature Comparison - Vista SP1 vs XP SP3

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Microsoft has just released a whitepaper, which compares the following features and capabilities of Windows Vista with SP1 & Windows XP with SP3 : Security, Management, Deployment, Mobility, and Productivity. This Windows Feature Comparison white...

Alltel Feature Turns Voicemail to Text

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Alltel Corp. is unveiling a new feature that uses voice-recognition software to allow wireless phone customers to read their voicemail messages as text messages. Monthly fees for the Voice2TXT service start at $4.99, and users...

New cool feature enabled in Vista SP1: Hotpatching

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Windows Vista SP1 enables support for hotpatching, a reboot-reduction servicing technology designed to maximize uptime. It works by allowing Windows components to be updated (or "patched") while they are still in use by a running...

Live Messenger 9.0 will feature SPIM

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Microsoft's next version of its instant messenger application will have a new security feature to report users who send unsolicited messages, known as SPIM (spam over IM).That's one of several new features in Windows Live...

Mobile Safety Feature Protects Pedestrians

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Japanese OKI Electric Industry Company Limited is testing its Dedicated Short Range Communications technology which rapidly exchanges location information about vehicles with mobile phones, assuming both are equipped with the technology. The OKI test is...

Microsoft: UAC not a Security Feature

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Mark Russinovich, a Technical Fellow in Microsoft's Platform and Services Division, is a noted developer of Windows utilities. In a Microsoft TechNet blog post, Russinovich explained that Vista features such as UAC or Protected Mode...

Netflix launches online movie feature

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Online DVD rental company Netflix Inc is unveiling its long-awaited online movie delivery service which allows subscribers to watch about 1,000 movies and television shows on their personal computers at no additional charge. Netflix...

Mozilla Tweaks Firefox 3.0 Feature Set

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The feature set for Firefox 3.0 is constantly being tweaked by the Mozilla Corporation. The major update to the second most popular web browser is due in the second half of 2007. The Firefox 3...

Google Maps Call Feature Ripe for Abuse

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Google has added a new feature to its Maps product. Now upon locating a business on Google Maps, you are given the option of calling the phone number listed in the directory. As Google explains...

Azeroth To Feature In South Park

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Blizzard Entertainment has confirmed that the MMORPG World of Warcraft will be featured in one of the episodes. The episode is due to air on Comedy Central at 10pm on October 4th, and follows the...

Sony's 20GB PS3 to feature HDMI port

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The port, which had been previously announced as standard on the stepped-up 60GB model, allows games to be played in full high-definition video and audio. The company said its decision was made in part...

Another Windows Vista Feature Bites the Dust

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Will there be anything left when Vista finally ships? Microsoft seems to be cutting 'features' from Vista left and right. Would you rather wait longer and have a full featured OS, or would you rather...

Word 2007 to Feature Built-in Blogging

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Joe Friend has posted a rather interesting entry on his site, covering Microsoft's Office 12 Blog feature: Stop, don't jump to the end of this post to push the comment button yet. I'm not an...

Microsoft Touts Vista's Restart Manager Feature

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Microsoft Corp. is working on a significant new feature for WindowsVista, known as Restart Manager, which is designed to update parts ofthe operating system or applications without having to reboot theentire machine. Microsoft officials have...

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