Head in the Clouds? AeroFS Looking to Challenge File Sync Market

AeroFS LogoAre you getting the file sync capability you want? Worried from time to time about the costs for how much data you can sync? New kid on the block Air Computing Inc is looking to make a radical change to cloud-based file syncing through its AeroFS where you don't have to use a central server that [...]

PlayOn Intros a DVR App for Online Video Called PlayLater

PlayLater Beta ScreenshotGot a Windows a PC with PlayOn already installed and a desire to have all your favorite online TV shows and movies queued and ready for viewing in Windows Media Player? Check out PlayOn's new PlayLater application that does just that. As you can see in the few screenshots available in the product guide [PDF], [...]

Webian Shell Wants to Make Web Apps First Class Citizens on Your PC, Has Chrome OS in Its Sights

Webian Shell DemoBelow is a video demo of a new Mozilla Chromeless project called Webian Shell. Its main goal is to bypass the typical desktop environment and provide users with a new, more web app centric experience — all powered by technologies folks are familiar with: HTML, CSS, Javascript. My first thought when seeing the name was: [...]

HP Intros the First Wi-Fi Mouse for Your PC

HP Wi-Fi Mobile MouseThis is actually a pretty wild concept. HP has figured out a way to use Wi-Fi for pair and operating a PC mouse wirelessly. What's more, the technology allows the 5-button mouse to work from up to 30 feet away and last for 9 months (twice the life of a similar Bluetooth mouse). Sign me [...]

ARM to Become the Next Big Thing in Personal Computing

Ubuntu Netbook Edition ARM Reference DesignIt seems the stars are aligning for proponents of ARM processors. We're seeing them used in our mobile devices, network media streamers, TVs, and soon our laptops and desktops. IDC is predicting that 13% of computers by 2015 will be using them (related). We told you that the next version of Windows will support ARM [...]

CompuLab’s ‘Trim-Slice’ Tegra 2 Powered, Ultra-slim SFF PC Hints At What’s Next for PCs

CompuLab Trim-Slice PhotoLow power, high-performance ARM processors are all the rage these days. We're seeing them in super tablets capable of outputting 1080p video and multitasking all at the same time. Last week we gave you a glimpse of the 1Ghz single-core BeagleBoard-xM, which hackers are using to run multiple ARM compatible operating systems on. Today, we're [...]

BlueStacks Brings Virtualized Android Apps to the Windows Desktop

Bluestacks on Windows Demo ScreenshotA company called BlueStacks apparently is working on a new software solution for Windows that brings Android OS and its apps to the desktop with full driver support for things like printers, internet connectivity, and A/V connections. Even more ingenious is that the Android apps can integrate with your current desktop and its task bar [...]

Windows Home Server 2011 to Get Time Machine Support via Add-ins

Orbital Backup Configuration UtilityLooks like Microsoft isn't too keen on natively supporting a mixed Mac OS X and Windows home or work environment. The company, according to We Got Served, has instead enlisted Orbital Technologies to take on the task by creating an add-in — looks like it will be FREE or freemium — that people can use [...]