Mobile Data Set to Hit 134 Exabytes by 2017
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published February 06, 2013
New Cisco global mobile forecast predicts a rapid rate of growth as 4G use accelerates.
Tags: 4g, mobile, video
Oracle to Purchase Acme Packet
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 04, 2013
The company makes technology that helps transmit communications over the Internet.
Tags: Internet, communications, video, VoIP, Oracle, merger and acquistion activity
Will Video Ads Wreck the Internet?
By Mike Elgan | Article Published December 19, 2012
Facebook is reportedly bringing auto-play ads to your News Feed. That's just the beginning.
Tags: video, online advertising
Is Video Coming to Twitter?
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published October 10, 2012
Reports suggest the microblogging service may have bought a video hosting company or it may be building its own.
Tags: video, merger and acquistion activity, Twitter, microblogging
80 Open Source Replacements for Audio-Video Tools
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published September 18, 2012
Download open source music and video players, editors, conversion tools and more.
Tags: video, Linux, open source, audio, download
YouTube Blocked in Pakistan and Bangladesh Over Controversial Video
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 18, 2012
The countries took the action after Google refused to block a trailer for a movie that mocks the prophet Muhammad.
Tags: YouTube, censorship, video, government, Google
Nokia to Conduct Ethics Review Into Misleading Ad Video
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 10, 2012
Video and still shots in the company's commercials weren't really taken with a Lumia 920.
Tags: Ads, Nokia, lumia 920, commercial, video
Google Apps for Teams, Google Listen Are Now History
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 06, 2012
Google continues to purge unprofitable products and services.
Tags: Google, Larry Page, apps, blogs, video, Google Play
Tablets Now Owned By 1 in 4 Smartphone Users: comScore
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 12, 2012
Tablet owners are much more likely to watch video on their devices.
Tags: tablet, comScore, smartphone, video
Citrix Acquires Mobile Data and Video Optimization Firm Bytemobile
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 07, 2012
The deal will allow Citrix to offer carriers new solutions to help them manage growing network traffic.
Tags: optimization, mobile, data traffic, wireless, Citrix, merger and acquistion activity, networks, video
German Judge Rules Microsoft Infringed on Motorola Patents
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published May 03, 2012
A German court has banned sales of Windows 7, Xbox 360, Internet Explorer and Windows Media Player 12, but that ban can't be enforced because of a previous Seattle court decision.
Tags: lawsuits, Microsoft, patent infringement, Motorola, Internet, video
Rare Video Footage from Inside a Foxconn iPad Factory
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published April 12, 2012
The Apple supplier allowed a journalist to film the iPad manufacture process after he exposed a false report.
Tags: iPad, video, China, Foxconn, Apple
Cisco Acquires Israeli Video Software Firm NDS for $5 Billion
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 15, 2012
NDS software helps providers deliver content to set-top boxes.
Tags: merger and acquistion activity, video, Cisco
RealNetworks to Sell Patents to Intel
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published January 27, 2012
Intel will pay $120 million for 190 patents, 170 patent applications, and video software.
Tags: RealNetworks, patent, Intel, video
60 Open Source Replacements for Audio/Video Tools
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published September 13, 2011
Open source tools for file sharing, multimedia, audio and video editing, file conversion and more.
Tags: audio, Linux downloads, video, open source apps
Tips of Making and Marketing Video Tech Reviews
By David Strom | Article Published August 24, 2011
A tech reviewer describes his three years of experience on producing and marketing tech reviews.
Tags: video, reviews
Time for Google to Cut Up Its Credit Card?
By Mike Elgan | Article Published April 20, 2011
Google has money to burn, but as expenses grow and competition gets tougher, maybe burning money isn't such a great idea.
Tags: mergers and acquisitions, Google Apps, YouTube, video, Google
Is Intel's 'Connected Store' Concept the Future of Retail?
By David Needle | Article Published January 11, 2011
The chip giant teams with MIT Media Lab, Best Buy and others to show off some high tech retailing concepts.
Tags: video, Best Buy, retail, analytics, Intel
Microsoft Sues Motorola Over Video Patents
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published November 10, 2010
Just over a month since Microsoft sued Motorola for patent infringement, the software maker is back in court, this time suing over Motorola's refusal to license some of its patents at what Microsoft considers fair rates.
Tags: Microsoft, Xbox, Motorla, lawsuits, video
Video Usage vs. Enterprise Networks
By David Needle | Article Published October 27, 2010
Surging usages of streaming video threatens to severely tax the capabilities of enterprise networks.
Tags: video, networking, streaming video, Enterprise IT, enterprise networks
Skype Files for $100 Million IPO
By Larry Barrett | Article Published August 09, 2010
The VoIP service provider is going public after it filed an S-1 report with the SEC Commission declaring its intention to offer shares worth as much as $100 million.
Tags: mobile, Skype, video conference, VoIP, video
Augmented Reality Apps Envision Big Bucks
By Michelle Megna | Article Published October 26, 2009
A recent report suggests that the potential for augmented reality apps to deliver eyeballs could produce major advertising revenue.
Tags: virtual, advertising, video, iPhone, smartphones
Is Email Dying?
By David Strom | Article Published October 20, 2009
In the age of IM, Friendfeed, Facebook, Twitter, podcasting, and webcasting, is email falling from favor?
Tags: Facebook, email, video, social networking, instant messaging
iPhone OS Update: Fixes Bugs, Battery Problems Remain
By Michelle Megna | Article Published October 09, 2009
The iPhone OS update is a step forward yet still encounters criticism.
Tags: software, services, iPhone, media, video
Shuttleworth at LinuxCon: Will Ubuntu Lead Free Software?
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published October 07, 2009
Mark Shuttleworth, with all his influence, is pushing Linux in a different direction that many might prefer.
Tags: open source, Linux, Ubuntu, software, video
Facebook Connect Links to Other Sites
By David Needle | Article Published October 01, 2009
The new Facebook Connect Wizard aids the process of implementing Facebook Connect, which lets users display photos and links to friends from Facebook to other sites.
Tags: video, services, Google, Facebook
Hot iPhone, Android Trend: Augmented Reality
By Michelle Megna | Article Published September 18, 2009
Overlaying information on real-world views displayed on a smartphone camera lens is expected to become highly popular.
Tags: e-Mail, smartphones, search, iPhone, video
Google CEO Doubts Murdoch's 'Pay for Content'
By - Reuters | Article Published September 18, 2009
Publishers won't succeed at charging for online content because too much free material is already available.
Tags: IT, media, video, Google
eBay Sued by Skype Founders
By - Reuters | Article Published September 17, 2009
The plaintiff believes damages are piling up at a rate of more than $75 million a day. eBay denies the allegations.
Tags: voice, video, services, netscape
iPhone Marketing Guru Looks Back
By David Needle | Article Published September 14, 2009
Having left Apple, iPhone marketing guru Bob Borchers breaks the silence and looks back on his time with the company.
Tags: Apple, video, marketing, iPhone
Firms Using SaaS for Security
By Larry Barrett | Article Published September 09, 2009
Eager to combat the growing security threat cost effectively, companies are turning to Software as a Service solutions.
Tags: social networking, SaaS, Facebook, video, server
iPhones to Get MMS by Late Sept.
By Michelle Megna | Article Published September 04, 2009
The announcement by AT&T appears to be an attempt to appease harsh criticism of the iPhone's lack of MMS.
Tags: video, iPhone, AT&T, wireless, services
Apple to host Big Event September 9
By - Reuters | Article Published September 01, 2009
Apple watchers speculate that Apple's so-called iPad will be unveiled at a high profile confab on September 9. Yet that appears unlikely.
Tags: software, media, Apple, video
Bringing Your Wireless Network Up to Speed
By Eric Geier | Article Published August 31, 2009
Boost your wireless network's speed using a number easy and affordable strategies.
Tags: networking, wireless, VoIP, music, video
Information Workers Want to Be Free
By Mike Elgan | Article Published August 26, 2009
Maybe it's best to just get out of the way and let employees do what you hired them to do.
Tags: browsers, marketing, policy, video, Facebook
Free iPhone Apps: 50 Useful Ones
By Troy Dreier | Article Published August 26, 2009
Its free iPhone apps that make the iPhones high cost a little bit easier to handle.
Tags: iPhone, wireless, search, iphone apps, video
Apple to Enter TV Market?
By David Needle | Article Published August 24, 2009
A well-respected Apple watcher says Apple will launch a TV by 2011.
Tags: smartphones, wireless, video, Apple TV, Apple
Forget Netbooks, Desktops Rule
By Don Reisinger | Article Published August 20, 2009
The headlines keep coming about Netbooks, yet the small units' capabilities still pale in comparison to good old-fashioned desktops.
Tags: e-Mail, netbooks, Dell, video, desktop
iPhone Users Complain About Wi-Fi
By Michelle Megna | Article Published August 17, 2009
Users who upgraded to OS 3.0 say that Wi-Fi isn't working properly -- and are looking to Apple to fix it.
Tags: video, smartphones, iPhone, voice, AT&T
Tech Investors: Social Media, Mobile
By David Needle | Article Published July 31, 2009
Silicon Valley VC's say Green IT is overhyped, while the real money is in social media and mobile.
Tags: services, video, networking, Cisco, iPhone
Fujitsu M2010 Netbook: Bright, 10.1-Inch Screen
By Eric Grevstad | Article Published July 30, 2009
The Fujitsu M2010 netbook is late to market, but it's an attractive netbook in more ways than one.
Tags: video, wireless, Intel, HP, marketing
5 Tips for Better PowerPoint Presentations
By Helen Bradley | Article Published July 22, 2009
Taking care with layout, images and text will greatly improve your PowerPoint presentation.
Tags: media, PowerPoint, video, Microsoft
Net IP Addresses Growing, More Broadband
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published July 12, 2009
But no, the US is not the world's broadband leader.
Tags: economy, broadband, IPv6, servers, video
Microsoft Unveils Silverlight 3
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published July 10, 2009
A direct competitor with Adobe's Flash Web media player, Microsoft's Silverlight is now available for download.
Tags: video, search, Microsoft, e-Mail, Silverlight
iPhone 3GS 3.1 Update Due Soon
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published July 02, 2009
As fears of overheating units and insufficient inventory plague the iPhone, Apple is moving quickly to release an iPhone OS upgrade.
Tags: AT&T, voice, iPhone, wireless, video
The Proprietary Software/Linux Conundrum
By Matt Hartley | Article Published June 23, 2009
Can proprietary software/driver modules find a home in an open source platform that was designed to be the complete opposite?
Tags: video, open source, Linux, VoIP, DRM
Tech Industry vs. Free: Who Survives?
By Alex Goldman | Article Published June 16, 2009
Competing with an ever expanding array of free offerings, tech companies face big challenges.
Tags: marketing, services, free content vs. paid, video, Microsoft
Cell Phone Sales Hit Hard
By David Needle | Article Published June 14, 2009
The recession has produced a double-digit slump in sales of mobile handhelds -- with one notable exception.
Tags: IT, handset, iPhone, video
Google Wave: Faster Response Times
By David Strom | Article Published June 11, 2009
Google Wave represents a new way of thinking about how to work together.
Tags: instant messaging, services, Google, video
Porn Search at Work? Not If Bing Can Help It
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published June 05, 2009
Microsoft offers workaround in response to complaints that corporate Bing users easily could find and access porn.
Tags: Internet Explorer, video, search, Microsoft, Bing
Microsoft to Unveil New Zune
By - Reuters | Article Published May 27, 2009
Later this year the software giant will launch a refreshed competitor in the music player market.
Tags: Microsoft, video, media, music
Facebook and Twitter: When to Friend and Defriend
By David Strom | Article Published May 21, 2009
The emphasis needs to be on quality, not quantity.
Tags: Facebook, Gates, IT, video, spam
Interop: IT and the Dark Economy
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published May 21, 2009
Research firm IDC predicts growth in IT staff will be flat over the next three years, yet customer interaction will grow significantly.
Tags: video, 10 GbE, Linux, networking, voice
Top 50 iPhone Apps for Staying Informed
By Troy Dreier | Article Published May 20, 2009
iPhone apps to keep you informed about news, weather, sports, tech, business, and everything else.
Tags: iphone apps, iPhone, video
Online Data Storage to Surge
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published May 04, 2009
Online storage is set to become ever more popular, as all the data on those jam-packed packed hard drives needs to shuttled off to somewhere.
Tags: Windows, privacy, marketing, data storage, video
A Linux Meltdown (With a Happy Ending)
By Carla Schroder | Article Published April 22, 2009
When the going gets tough, the tough use the command line.
Tags: nVidia, Linux, video, software, networking
Restaurants Devour Twitter
By - Reuters | Article Published April 20, 2009
Hoping for more hungry customers, restaurants are hopping on the Twitter train.
Tags: video, consumer, Twitter, marketing
Intel Offers PC Buyers a Star Rating System
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published April 12, 2009
Intel will assign a number of stars to its chips, from one to five. But it's still not simple.
Tags: PC buying guide, Intel, CPU, video, desktop
Inside Intel's Top Secret Lab
By Rob Enderle | Article Published April 08, 2009
Three Intel initiatives, Confrontational Computing, Energy Aware Network Proxy, and CloneCloud, could significantly change the tech landscape.
Tags: Intel, cloud computing, video, malware, policy
Apple Rumor: Video Record for iPhone?
By David Needle | Article Published April 07, 2009
A mysterious job listing suggests that video recording may be in the works for the iPhone. Plus: better image for the iPod?
Tags: video, iPod, wireless, policy, iPhone
Add a Second Monitor: Nanovision Mimo
By Eric Grevstad | Article Published April 06, 2009
A new device offers to make it easer and cheaper to add a second monitor to your desktop, which can improve productivity. Works with Windows and Mac.
Tags: OS X, video, Vista, Windows, monitor
Cloudera CEO: Hadoop, Open Source and the Cloud
By James Maguire | Article Published April 02, 2009
An interview with the CEO of Cloudera, a tech start-up that hopes to bring the popular data processing engine to a larger audience.
Tags: cloud computing, video, open source
Wi-Fi Phone for Skype: Mobile Skype
By Ted Stevenson | Article Published March 30, 2009
Our reviewer finds that the IPEVO So-20 Wi-Fi Phone for Skype is reasonably priced and works well over Wi-FI. But the audio isn't great at high volumes and the device lacks non-voice functions.
Tags: instant messaging, Wi-Fi, VoIP, Skype, video
Hacking iPhone 3.0 for Fun and Profit
By David Needle | Article Published March 28, 2009
Though still months away, the next iPhone is attracting a new crew of hardware hackers. (And no, what these 'hackers' do isn't typically illegal.)
Tags: services, security, software, video, iPhone
Cloud Computing Meets Wii, PS3, Xbox 360
By - Reuters | Article Published March 25, 2009
An ambitious videogame maker is offering a Web-based version that enables no-lag access to games.
Tags: cloud computing, wireless, iPhone, Microsoft, video
Linux Desktop: Seven Sweet Apps
By Carla Schroder | Article Published March 24, 2009
A noted Linux expert reveals what apps rock her world.
Tags: Linux, video, open source, wireless, Linux desktop
Cloud Computing in the Recession
By James Maguire | Article Published March 11, 2009
True or false: in an era of belt-tightening, businesses are growing leery of experimenting with the new technology of cloud computing.
Tags: video, archiving, cloud computing, YouTube
Cydia App Store vs. Apple App Store
By David Needle | Article Published March 10, 2009
Is Jay Freeman, a CS student, an actual competitor with the mighty Apple app store?
Tags: video, Apple Store, software, iPhone
Web Traffic Building: the Tortoise Wins
By David Strom | Article Published March 05, 2009
While it's true that certain viral videos and other one-hit wonders boost online traffic, slow and steady tends to be a better method.
Tags: networking, search, blogs, video, marketing
Skype Video Calling: Free and Easy
By James Maguire | Article Published March 04, 2009
A guide to free Skype video calling, which is very easy to set up and use.
Tags: Skype, Windows, video, video conferencing, Mac
Peel-and-Stick Video Cameras Watching You
By David Needle | Article Published March 02, 2009
Personal and home surveillance takes a step forward, kind of.
Tags: Storage, video, marketing, wireless
Davos Retrospective: Still a Good Time to Be Alive
By Richard Muirhead | Article Published February 27, 2009
A Davos attendee, having had time to reflect on hobnobbing with world leaders, concludes that the world is not about to end.
Tags: HP, privacy, virtualization, video, search
Hulu Controversy Reveals Online Video Trends
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published February 22, 2009
The Hulu online TV hub yanks shows from CBS's TV.com and ends its sharing with the Boxee Web-to-TV service.
Tags: MySpace, programming, Hulu, video, Yahoo
How Social Media Can Save TV News
By Mike Elgan | Article Published February 12, 2009
Don't expect me to watch television. I'll be getting the real news on Twitter.
Tags: video, Google, social media, advertising
Cool iPhone Apps: 65 Free Downloads
By James Maguire | Article Published February 04, 2009
Cool iPhone apps for news and information, games, entertainment, tools and more. All free iPhone downloads. (And yes, the list includes free Sodoku, Aero Guitar, and Lose It.)
Tags: video, iPhone, media, games, iphone apps