Technology - Software news

Google eyes Chrome on Windows laptop battery drain

Google Chrome on Microsoft Windows has been said to have a problem for some time but this week comes news that Google will give it the attention others think the problem quite deserves. Namely, Google is to ...

Jul 19, 2014 weblog
4.4 / 5 (16) 3

Teaching experience

Business veterans claim you cannot teach ‘experience’, but European researchers say you can. The team developed software that helps players acquire real-life skills and realistic experiences through game playing. But ...

Aug 22, 2008
4.4 / 5 (16) 1

Superior 3D Graphics for the Web a Step Closer

(PhysOrg.com) -- The development of improved three-dimensional graphics in Web-based applications took a step forward recently, when programmers began building WebGL into the Mozilla Firefox nightly builds, ...

Sep 22, 2009 weblog
4.1 / 5 (17) 1

Microsoft skips Windows 9 to emphasize advances

The next version of Microsoft's flagship operating system will be called Windows 10, as the company skips version 9 to emphasize advances it is making toward a world centered on mobile devices and Internet ...

Sep 30, 2014
3.3 / 5 (21) 15

Bringing down the language barrier... automatically

Progress being made by European researchers on automatic speech-to-speech translation technology could help the EU tackle one of the biggest remaining boundaries to internal trade, mobility and the free exchange of information ...

May 02, 2008
4.6 / 5 (15) 1

Taking the drudgery out of software development

(PhysOrg.com) -- Software developers will no longer have to reinvent the wheel when writing new programs and applications thanks to a clever new set of tools and a central repository of 'building blocks'.

Nov 24, 2009
3.6 / 5 (19) 18

Free Adeona service tracks stolen laptops

(PhysOrg.com) -- As college students head back to school with gleaming new laptops, some will, unfortunately, see the last of their machine in a library, cafeteria or dorm room. And it's not just college campuses ...

Sep 25, 2008
4.5 / 5 (15) 1

Blink, point, solve an equation: Introducing PhotoMath

"Ma, can I go now? My phone did my homework." PhotoMath, from the software development company MicroBlink, will make the student's phone do math homework. Just point the camera towards the mathematical expression, ...

Oct 22, 2014 weblog
4.6 / 5 (14) 2