Robert Jaques

Alitheia tool tests open source quality

Alitheia tool tests open source quality

Community-based project checks free and open source software.
By Robert Jaques Jul 17 2008, 8:03AM
Nasa robots survey the Arctic

Nasa robots survey the Arctic

'Toy like' devices go where researchers fear to tread.
By Robert Jaques Jul 17 2008, 8:03AM
US boffins tout personal identity verification

US boffins tout personal identity verification

PIV cards replace username and password.
By Robert Jaques Jul 15 2008, 7:43AM
Red-ray DVD flies the flag for China

Red-ray DVD flies the flag for China

Analysts warn of format fight in China.
By Robert Jaques May 29 2008, 9:58AM
Boffin makes robot 'walk like a human'

Boffin makes robot 'walk like a human'

TU Delft researcher hails 'breakthrough' device.
By Robert Jaques May 29 2008, 9:58AM
Microsoft to make Word play nicely

Microsoft to make Word play nicely

You'll be able to open PDFs from within Office 2007, as Microsoft promises to add new file compatibility to Word..
By Robert Jaques May 23 2008, 9:04AM
Seagate Momentus comes to Dell laptops

Seagate Momentus comes to Dell laptops

For those that can't stand miserly 80GB drives, the 320GB Momentus is the big daddy of fast laptop drives..
By Robert Jaques May 21 2008, 10:16AM
How many Hz is your TV?

How many Hz is your TV?

Samsung ups the ante in the HD TV battle, turning on 240Hz Blue Phase LCDs. Read on for the lowdown on Blue Phase.
By Robert Jaques May 15 2008, 9:46AM
US boffins design 'iPod supercomputer'

US boffins design 'iPod supercomputer'

But device would need 20 million embedded processors.
By Robert Jaques May 8 2008, 9:02AM
GIOVE-B sends first GPS-Galileo signals

GIOVE-B sends first GPS-Galileo signals

Event described as 'truly historic'.
By Robert Jaques May 8 2008, 9:02AM
Laptops to overtake desktops in 2009

Laptops to overtake desktops in 2009

PC chip market heads for 'inflection point'.
By Robert Jaques May 8 2008, 9:02AM
UK boffins look to graphene displays

UK boffins look to graphene displays

One-atom-thick gauze of carbon atoms key to next-gen displays.
By Robert Jaques May 2 2008, 9:25AM
Artificial intelligence helps explore Mars

Artificial intelligence helps explore Mars

European Space Agency revamps data collection from Mars Express.
By Robert Jaques May 1 2008, 8:15AM
Open source Java added to Linux distros

Open source Java added to Linux distros

Fedora and Ubuntu back Sun technology.
By Robert Jaques May 1 2008, 8:15AM
USB set for turbo boost

USB set for turbo boost

SuperSpeed USB due next year with speeds of 3GBps touted for external hard drives and peripherals.
By Robert Jaques May 1 2008, 8:15AM
Virtual reality helps cure real addictions

Virtual reality helps cure real addictions

Alcohol-dependent people given therapy in virtual environments.
By Robert Jaques Apr 30 2008, 9:26AM
High-speed Bluetooth integrates Wi-Fi

High-speed Bluetooth integrates Wi-Fi

One wireless to rule them all? New technology promises to solve speed and range problems with Bluetooth phones.
By Robert Jaques Apr 25 2008, 10:37AM
AVG releases AVG Antivirus Free 8.0

AVG releases AVG Antivirus Free 8.0

One of the world's most popular free antivirus programs gets an overhaul - free security just gets better.
By Robert Jaques Apr 24 2008, 6:57AM
Mobile Linux takes on Microsoft and Symbian

Mobile Linux takes on Microsoft and Symbian

It's made a name for itself on the desktop PC, but is Linux a good idea on your phone? Google's Android is among the contenders..
By Robert Jaques Apr 23 2008, 7:18AM
Boffins look to 'self-healing' materials

Boffins look to 'self-healing' materials

European projects centre on polymers which can recover properties.
By Robert Jaques Apr 21 2008, 9:22AM