Topic / The Cloud

TECHGEEK Weekly 35: So much for #winning

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We give our take on the Apple iPad 2 announcement, find out Microsoft’s response to the tablet and see if 3D is a big gimmick on the Nintendo 3DS. As well, IE6 hopefully goes into the grave and Street View now on bicycles? You’ll have to listen and find out. A shorten edition today as Audition managed to crap out and lose the entire recording (luckily we only just started), […]

TECHGEEK Weekly 30: Death by SMS

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Wow. We’ve reached 30 episodes – who knew from the beginning we would actually have reached this far. Anyway, we discuss the IPv4 running out of addresses, the new PSP2 by Sony and the Egypt Internet Blackout. We also find out that we are really good at debating points of view, so you may find this episode to be longer than what we usually have our podcasts Sorry if we […]

Google brings printing to mobile devices… via the cloud

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See something new? Well, you should. Google has now introduced on its mobile versions of Google Docs and Gmail a brand new feature – printing. Yes, now you can print documents from Google Docs and Gmail from your mobile device. Wait, what? Yes, turns out it’s going to be using – you guessed it – the cloud via its new service Google Cloud Print. How does it work? It’s essentially […]

Panasonic develops VIERA tablets, shows off at CES

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Panasonic has showed off at CES its VIERA tablet, allowing access to many cloud services in conjunction with their VIERA televisions. It is, however, only at a prototype stage and therefore not many specs have been revealed. It is, according to the press release, a “tablet-type terminal” with a small LCD screen (the company states that it will come in a variety of sizes between four-inch and ten-inch) and it […]

VMware buys Zimbra from Yahoo

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VMware will buy Zimbra from Yahoo for an undisclosed sum of cash. The open-source email suite provides email, contacts, calendar, search, document collaboration and authoring and VoIP tools for corporations and businesses, including Digg, H&R Block and Comcast. Under the terms of the agreement, it will also acquire all Zimbra intellectual property and technology, and will grant Yahoo a license to continue using the technology on its Yahoo Mail and […]