Google is looking to take on Apple's Siri with its revamped Google Now service for the desktop.
Among other services and tweaks, Google will be expanding its Google App Engine to support applications written in the PHP scripting language. This was unveiled at the company's Google I/O conference this week at a developer session on the Google Cloud Platform. A highly popular language, PHP is also the language used to host blogging platforms such as WordPress and Drupal.
Google has demanded that Microsoft pull its Windows Phone 8 YouTube app, which contains a number of features that Google deemed to have violated its terms of service. Features that Google took issue with include the ability to download videos, as well as the removal of advertisements embedded by YouTube.
Its official: The widely reported Windows Blue update to the Windows 8 operating system will be named Windows 8.1.
Hewlett-Packard this week took the wraps off a new laptop-tablet hybrid that runs on the Android operating system. The SlateBook X2 is priced at $479.99, and comes with both the tablet and keyboard dock portion in the same package. It is not possible to buy the tablet as a stand-alone item.
The Logitech Wireless Headset Mono H820e is a single-ear, wireless headset that promises enterprise-grade audio for Microsoft Lync and leading unified communications platforms.
Launched today, the Start Menu Reviver from ReviverSoft is a utility that brings back the start menu to Windows 8.
The benefits of cloud infrastructure are well known and ones that are repeated often. Still, the story of how a manager at 3M successfully leveraged Microsoft Azure to launch a new business may well inspire enterprises to look further.
Google on Monday announced that it would be tripling the amount of free storage it offered in services such as Gmail, Google Drive and Google+ Photos to 15GB. In addition, this storage space will also be combined, allowing users to share a unified 15GB storage space.
Ultimately, if there is one lesson we can learn from these fake technical support calls, it is to never to give faceless strangers the opportunity to remotely access your PC.
Have you ever encountered a password strength meter when setting a password? If you've ever wondered if they work, first-of-its-kind research offers tantalizing proof that password meters do indeed offer more than just a "feel good" level of security-- assuming they are set up correctly.
The city of Boston is the latest to ditch its Microsoft Exchange installation for Gmail, reported The Boston Globe on Friday. With 20,000 employees, the move is expected to save the city some $280,000 per year.
You could say I was addicted to the speed, but I was so impressed that, since then, I have not purchased a laptop without a SSD. Believe me when I say that no users will willingly switch back to a normal HDD after having experienced what an SSD can offer them.
This month's Patch Tuesday update will see Microsoft issuing 10 bulletins to address 34 vulnerabilities.
Shipments of solid-state drives should rise by over 300 percent between 2013 and 2017, according to market researchers from IHS iSuppli.
Adobe is shifting its entire suite of software into a subscription-only offering, accelerating the move to its cloud platform at a much faster pace than expected.
Western Digital has unveiled more information about the SSHD that it started shipping to computer makers two weeks ago.
In a new blog post, the satirical news publication The Onion has outlined how hackers from the Syrian Electronic Army managed to take control of its Twitter account.
Launched earlier this week, the Synology DS213j NAS is a 2-bay network attached storage appliance suited for small offices or home office use.
The Atom processors based on the new Silvermont microarchitecture will break the "myth" of ARM processors being more power efficient, claims Intel. The chip manufacturer revealed key details of Silvermont at a press briefing on Monday, and said it is expected to form the basis for the company's next-gen Bay Trail and Merrifield Atom processors.