Microsoft have released a new video, embedded below, demoing what is now being called Windows 8. Microsoft had refused to name the successor to Windows 7 until recently when Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer recently naming the new OS at the CES conference in Las Vegas. The video continues the trend of naming the new OS [...]
With UPC having followed Sky into the 3D TV field, Emmet Ryan looks at how sport rather than movies will prove the biggest driver in developing the home market for this technology.
The biggest obstacle facing 3D TV from the start has been the lack of people using it. It remains an issue but sport [...]
After a longer than expected hiatus, Ger Healy returns with to blogging with my comments on the biggest news in tech this year. On 10 May, Microsoft confirmed its acquisition of Skype for an impressive figure of $8.5 billion. While regularity approval is still outstanding on the deal, it is planned that Skype will become [...]
HP launch new TouchPad, virus scam bad people strike again, and more in our barely plausibly titled round-up of technology news.
HP has announced that the Wi-Fi version of HP TouchPad will be available in Germany, France and UK & Ireland starting from the first week of July. HP TouchPad will be available direct from HP, [...]
Speaking at the Smart Cities Summit in Croke Park this week, representatives of Siemens said Ireland could achieve energy savings in its buildings of up to 50 percent. The IT giant added that it can be achieved with little or no capital investment cost to the exchequer and should be made a priority by Government. “We [...]
After an unfortunately extended hiatus, the Weekly Record returns with some interesting business news and a tale of someone taking to YouTube to sell their house.
Mobile operator Three Ireland has launched new data tariff called ‘All you can eat’ for consumers to eliminate excess data charges for smartphone users. Smartphone customers on Three can add [...]
The Weekly Record: Digital Media Awards approach, Dana Strong takes charge at UPC, and Infor work with FerrariSaturday, February 5th, 2011
UPC have announced Dana Strong as their new CEO, IT Force secure €400,000 in deals but first the Satellite Broadband Digital Media Awards are coming up and supplied an amusing photo.
The Satellite Broadband Ireland Digital Media Awards are on this coming Friday 11 February at the creatively named Convention
Centre Dublin. I judged a couple of categories [...]
Satellite Broadband Ireland secured a big contract, Sony launched a game but first it’s time to talk about the telly.
Those of you who’ve seen all those ads for Sky Atlantic with Dustin Hoffman won’t be all that surprised by our opening item. Sky has confirmed a number of changes to its Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Taking [...]
The Weekly Record: Ireland isn’t spamulicious, Tennis players team up with Sony Ericsson, and Gamestop roll out the giveawaysSaturday, January 15th, 2011
It’s been a busy week with some product launches, news about spam, and plans to make Tennis players better at social media all announced.
We begin with some number crunching this week as IT security firm Sophos has published the latest Dirty Dozen of spam relaying countries, covering the fourth quarter of 2010. The United States [...]
We’re finally back from an extended Christmas break with news about O2 giving away credit, Sony launching a new phone and a chance for me to reference Footloose.
Mobile operator O2 Ireland will give away over €10 million worth of free credit in the first six months of the year.New prepay customers joining the O2 network [...]