Now that the CES craze has peaked, climaxed, and dipped we are obligated to shine a light on the leftovers that didn’t get their due last week. Anyway, what’s pictured below is some fanboy demoing Fuugo, a video aggregator app meant for small devices that have tiny screens, say 3 inch to 24 inch. That’s the whole smart phone and tablet market right there.
The saga of the VLC iPhone and iPad app continues, first we heard back in November that the original developer of VLC, Rémi Denis-Courmont had complained to Apple about the iOS version of the app.
We then heard earlier this week that Apple had removed the VLC iOS App from their App store, and now the developer of the iOS VLC app has responded to the apps removal to explain what is happening.
At the recent CES 2011 show in Las Vegas Panasonic showcased its new 3D user interface, designed for use on its latest 3D HDTV’s and allows you to move icons around in 3D space. Watch the sneak video preview after the break to see the new user interface in action.
Sony is fighting back against the groups of hackers that have responsible for cracking PS3 console security wide open. Documents have been sent out by Sony Computer Entertainment America who is seeking a temporary restraining order against all involved in circumventing the PlayStation 3′s “technological protection measures.”
Stating that Hotz’s rootkey release and other circumvention devices violate the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, knowingly opening up the PS3 to piracy.
Google has released a statement unveiling that it will be removing support for the H.264 video standard in future versions of its Chrome browser.
With this move Google is hoping to make its Chrome browser a more open project and will change its video support to the WebM (VP8) and Theora video codecs. The H.264 standard is currently used by Apple, Microsoft and Adobe’s Flash requiring licensing payments to be used and thus cannot be used in open source code.
Microsoft has filed an objection challenging Apples application for the “App Store” trademark, objecting to the trademark on the “grounds that ‘app store’ is generic for retail store services featuring apps and unregistrable for ancillary services such as searching for and downloading apps from such stores.”
Apple first filed for the trademark back in July 2008 just after the launch of it iPhone App Store. In its application Apple describes the App Store as “retail store services featuring computer software provided via the internet and other computer and electronic communication networks; Retail store services featuring computer software for use on handheld mobile digital electronic devices and other consumer electronics.”
Spotify the streaming music service y may still not have made its mark in the US but it has now arrived on the Logitech Squeezebox in Europe.
Thanks to a partnership between Spotify and Logitech that now allows the streaming music service to now be streamed through your home network via Wi-Fi to either a Logitech Squeezebox Touch or Squeezebox Radio player .
Apple’s CEO Steve Jobs has been taking an annual salary of $1 from Apple, this has happened for the past 10 years and looks to continue in the near future. This doesn’t mean that Steve Jobs isn’t well compensated by Apple for his work as he regularly receives large stock options.
A recent SEC filing showed that Steve Jobs now holds a total of 5.5 million shares in Apple which are worth around 1.5 billion, and it looks like Steve Jobs hasn’t sold any of his Apple shares since he rejoined Apple back in 1997.
Yesterday Apple and Verizon Wireless announced thew new Verizon iPhone, and one of the features that the Verizon iPhone has over the AT&T model is the ability to use the iPhone as a mobile hotspot and connect up to five devices.
It looks like Apple intends to bring this feature to the GSM iPhone when the iOS software is updated to version 4.3, this makes sense as Apple wouldn’t want one version of their iPhone to have more features on one network than another.
For a lot of people out there needing to get connectivity to devices like game consoles and cable boxes that are far from the router or modem the only option is powerline. WiFi doesn’t always cut it. The only catch with powerline is that if you have more than one device that needs connectivity you often need a hub as well.
Any computer gamer will tell you that peripherals for gaming are not cheap. A decent gaming keyboard and mouse can run you $100 or more each and a good set of headphones can cost you even more than that. The last thing you want to do is head to the LAN party, go to the bathroom, and come back to stolen gear.