There's much more to climbing Mount Everest than the trek to the summit, mountaineer David Breashears would tell you.
To help emphasize that point, the filmmaker and explorer has teamed up with Microsoft to build an interactive examination of the mountain and the Greater Himalaya region, which have enthralled imaginations since Edmund Hillary made his successful ascent of the Everest summit 75 years ago this week.
Those users involved in the financial industry will appreciate anything that can make meetings and presentations easier to deal with. T. Rowe Price Events is a specialized tool specifically designed to assist T. Rowe Price associates with time management during presentations and meetings. Because of its uncomplicated, yet fully-featured nature, this application is perfect for busy T. Rowe Price representatives.
For a fairly straightforward and basic application T. Rowe Price Events is quite large in size. The user interface is very well thought out. It features a main menu that includes all the main tools that can be accessed through … Read more
Well that was quick.
After just 2 minutes, tickets for Apple's upcoming annual developers conference in San Francisco are gone.
The show took 2 whole hours to sell out last year. Apple caught many developers by surprise last April when it began selling tickets immediately upon announcing the conference at 5:30 a.m. PT. This time around the company gave developers a little more than a day of advance notice. The event will be held June 10-14 at Moscone West Center.
Apple's WWDC, or "dub-dub" as it's often referred to casually, is a mecca … Read more
Call them what you will -- task managers, organizers, or personal assistants -- but software designed to help busy people stay a step ahead of the competition (or disaster) is practically as old as computing, itself. It sometimes seems like we've tried them all, yet few have been "keepers." So we were intrigued by Dextronet's Swift To-Do List since other picky users seemed to like it. It's shareware, so it needs to offer a lot of features and performance to stand out from the freeware crowd -- and it does. But you can try it … Read more
One man's junk is another man's treasure, but as you're about to learn, what Goodwill perceived as junk was actually a very valuable piece of video game history.
Kotaku tells the tale of a North Carolina woman who, upon visiting Goodwill, happened to come across a nearly sealed copy of the 1987 NES video game Stadium Events. She bought the game for $7.99 and walked out of the thrift store with something worth thousands more.… Read more
Twitter today invited developers to a platform-focused event at its headquarters early next week, where it plans to show off new features.
The event -- which begins at 6:30 p.m. next Tuesday and is scheduled to run until 9 p.m. -- is not open to the press, the company said.
The company offered no other details as to what will be in store, though noted that it would focus on "mobile oriented" things.
"We've been working on some exciting new features for the Twitter Platform, and we'd like to share those with … Read more
"Well, yes, maybe we do lack a little taste. Maybe. OK, if you really insist. But doesn't everyone like jokes about drunken women? Doesn't everyone like a booth babe or two, swimsuit or no swimsuit? No? Oh. Really?"
This might have been the inner monologue in certain areas of Samsung's vast collective cranium, after again falling foul of accusations of, well, giving a bad show.