New TomTom logo!

February 5, 2007 by poeloq | Leave a Comment

This is the new TomTom logo, as announced today by TomTom in a press release. It will be gradually introduced to all products and media in March, so don’t be surprised: it isn’t a Chinese fake rip-off! “The logo is an evolution of the current logo and consists of the word ‘TomTom’ spelled in black, […]


Apple iPod Sales in 2006: 88 iPods per Minute

February 4, 2007 by poeloq | Leave a Comment

Apple and it’s retail partners managed to sell 46,432,000 iPods in 2006, which works out as 88 iPods per Minute or more than one iPod per second! That is an amazing amount of units sold. Apple sold more iPods in the time between October and December than anytime else, quite expectable due to the Christmas […]


Google Maps for Windows Mobile

February 3, 2007 by poeloq | Leave a Comment

Google Maps has been released for Windows Mobile. with some very nice looking features indeed. Not only do you get the normal static map features, but for example real-time traffic information for several US metropolitan areas. Check out the website and download the *.cab here.


Panasonic unveiled Hollywood Blu-ray Testing Center

February 3, 2007 by techbuzz | Leave a Comment

Traditional DVD will have to replace HD DVD format in the near future with the grand arrival of Blu-ray disc. Though HD DVD drives can be produced and sold easily, yet in comparison with Blu-ray in terms of storage capacity for content, it lags much behind. Nielsen VideoScan conducted a market research recently in the […]


Microsoft Vista suffers from speech recognition flaw

February 2, 2007 by techbuzz | 1 Comment

The greatest flaw detected in the much-hyped Microsoft Vista is a speech flaw, which has been admitted by Microsoft. Vista responds to voice commands for its operation. Security experts have voiced the view that malicious sound files on the websites could exploit it. The speech commands if hacked can be used to even delete the […]


Apple Tv: A Review in comparison with forthcoming Cisco Tv

February 2, 2007 by techbuzz | Leave a Comment

The clash of the titans, that is, the war between Apple and Cisco has warmed up over the issue of iPhone. However, though the legal battle is on, Apple has kept itself busy in its works. This could be said on the basis of the fact that Apple has already announced the arrival of the […]


Microsoft playing catchup…again?

February 1, 2007 by poeloq | Leave a Comment

Microsoft may be the market leader for operating systems, internet browsers and office software, but in other markets it isn’t doing quite so well. Even though Bill Gates denies Microsoft Windows Vista being anything like Apple MacOS X, we all know that it is and Microsoft is playing catchup to many rival companies in various […]


Windows Vista Launch London: Nothing special to be seen

February 1, 2007 by poeloq | Leave a Comment

I had quite a busy day yesterday, attending several different events. One of them was the London Microsoft Windows Vista Launch “Event” at the British Library. I only found out about the secret location 5 minutes before Bill Gates was supposed to appear and luckily can run there from here within about that time. Sadly, […]


Atheros to produce Bluetooth chips

January 30, 2007 by poeloq | Leave a Comment

Atheros, mainly know as one of the largest WiFi chip producers, is now also entering the Bluetooth chip market, the Washington Post reports. This makes sense as many products, such as mobile phones, now include Bluetooth and Wi-Fi and by producing both chips and it’s large proportion of the Wi-Fi chip market, Atheros hopes to […]


NEC develops VoIP spam detector

January 29, 2007 by poeloq | Leave a Comment

NEC has developed a system that claims to be able to detect if a caller is human or a computer and therefor being able to be used as a spam detector for VoIP. A twist on the famous Turing test, claims iTWire. The system, the SPIT (spam over Internet telephony) blocker, is to be shown […]


Sony increases PS3 price in Canada

January 29, 2007 by poeloq | 1 Comment

Sony’s Playstation 3 has been having some problems getting sold lately in Canada, probably due to stiff competition and it being the most expensive console on the market. So how does Sony combat this? They don’t! In fact, they just increase the price of the Playstation 3 and make it even more expensive, now clocking […]


Intel designs 45 nanometres wide processor ‘Penryn’

January 27, 2007 by techbuzz | Leave a Comment

In an age of microchips, Intel and IBM have come up with another wonder, the 45 nm processors. It is a tiny giant in the sense that this new Intel processor microchip, which is half the size of a postage stamp, is capable of containing 400 million transistors in it. The 45 nanometres (billionths of […]


Mobile Linux software platform formed by six telecom giants

January 26, 2007 by techbuzz | Leave a Comment

Six giant telecommunications companies have agreed to share a common platform named the LiMo Foundation, which has been formed as a non-profit organization with the intention of making a common mobile Linux software platform. These six big shots of the cellular telephony are: Motorola, NEC, NTT DoCoMo, Panasonic Mobile Communications, Samsung Electronics, and Vodafone. The […]

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