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28 May 2014

Google's Project Tango 3D imaging technology is moving onto tablets, the Wall Street Journal reports.

A limited run of around 4,000 prototype 7 inch tablets will be produced starting June 2014, according to the newspaper’s sources.

The tablets are claimed to have "advanced...

25 May 2014

Earlier this week the Chinese government banned the use of Windows 8 on all new PCs. This action appears to be the government's response to Microsoft ending support for Windows XP back in April.

However, Microsoft insists that it's working in Windows 8 with Chinese government agencies to...

FBI
25 May 2014

Microsoft fends off an FBI order to hand over the data of one of its Office 365 subscribers.

Court documents that were only revealed this week show that the FBI sent Microsoft a confidential letter last year, known as a National Security Letter.

The document contains demand that...

Lenovo, the Treasure Hunter of Tech
25 May 2014

Earlier this year, Lenovo made some big purchases. In January, the Chinese maker of computers and smartphones said that it was acquiring Motorola from Google (GOOG) for $2.9 billion. This occurred less than a week after announcing the $2.3 billion purchase of IBM’s (IBM) low-end server business...

22 May 2014

Microsoft has announced that it will allow partners to resell Azure cloud services through its Open Licensing program from August 1 2014.

Currently customers have two choices, purchase directly from Microsoft or via an Enterprise Agreement. Under Open Licensing, clients will now be able...

21 May 2014

Amazon have announced that they now supports lifecycle rules for versioning in S3. This means that you can now use lifecycle rules for S3 buckets regardless of whether they are enabled for versioning or not. Versioning provides protection against overwrites and deletes by enabling you to...

20 May 2014

Today, Google announced that the ASUS Chromebox for meetings is now available in Australia starting at AUD $1450 including GST. Chromebox for meetings brings together Google+ Hangouts and Google Apps in an easy-to-manage Chromebox, making it easy for any company to meet face-to-face and get...

20 May 2014

Amazon WorkSpaces is a fully managed desktop computing service delivered on top of Amazon Web Services. Amazon WorkSpaces allows clients to easily provide cloud-based desktops that allow end-users to access the documents, applications and resources they need with the device of their choice,...

27 Mar 2014

Amazon Web Services responded with price cuts on its services just a day after Google slashed prices for its cloud services.

As announced by AWS Senior Vice President Andy Jassy last Wednesday on a keynote at the AWS Summit in San Francisco, effective April 1st, AWS' EC2 or Elastic...

27 Mar 2014

Microsoft is rebranding its cloud service Windows Azure to Microsoft Azure, making it the second rebranding the company has made this year. (The first one was the SkyDrive which was officially renamed to OneDrive recently.)

The renaming will take effect on April 3 this year as it...

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