Computer sweden

Så blev Windows en framgångssaga

När "peakade" Windows egentligen? Hur ser framtiden ut för operativsystemet? Vi berättar historien om Windows - från 1.0 till Windows 8. @2014-04-18 07:41

Skit i databaser - låt händelser bestämma

Med webbappar som norm förändras systemarkitekturen. Ofta är det bättre att utgå från händelser i systemet än från databasstruktur. @2014-04-17 16:01

Fortsatt rött ljus för hälsokontot

Kammarrätten underkänner upphandlingen och går på samma linje som Förvaltningsrätten. @2014-04-17 12:40

Ljudkoderna som ska trigga dina mobilköp

Ett brittiskt företag vill ta över marknaden för mobil e-handel. Redan har avtal tecknats med 12 nordiska företag som ska använda modellen. @2014-04-17 10:48

FTC-varningen till Facebook: "Mixtra inte med Whatsapp"

Amerikanska handelskommissionen FTC varnade nyligen Facebook för att ändra integritetsreglerna för Whatsapp. Frågan är om det hjälper. @2014-04-17 07:10

Lundastudenter betalar kaffet med handflatan

Lund-baserade Quixter lanserar ett biometriskt betalsystem som gör det möjligt att köpa kaffe genom att lägga handen på en skärm. @2014-04-17 06:56

Första Heartbleed-hackaren arresterad

Skatteverk drabbades av intrång. @2014-04-17 06:31

Miljardär till Yahoos styrelse

Sökmotorjätten föreslår nya styrelsemedlemmar. @2014-04-17 06:25

CME Group och 6Fusion planerar molnbörs

Vill standardisera utbudet av molntjänster. @2014-04-17 06:22

Mt Gox vill bli likviderad

Bitcoin-börs ansöker om konkurs. @2014-04-17 06:16

Tata storrekryterar efter vinstboom

Indiens största outsourcingföretag, Tata Consultancy Services, TCS, ökar vinst och omsättning och planerar fortsatta storrekryteringar. @2014-04-17 05:51

EU-kommissionär fördömer Belgiens Uber-bannlysning

EU anklagar Belgien för konkurrensbegränsning. @2014-04-17 05:39

Molnet tvingar fram smartare utvecklare

När applikationerna flyttar till molnet krävs smartare utvecklare som kan bygga effektivare program. @2014-04-17 05:33

IBM tappar med sjunkande hårdvaruförsäljning

IBM:s vinst föll med 21 procent under senaste kvartalet, som en följd av sjunkande hårdvaruförsäljning och personalförändringar. @2014-04-17 05:29

Googles omsättning ökar - men analytiker inte nöjda

Googles omsättning ökar 19 procent i senaste kvartalsbokslutet, men analytikerna är ändå inte nöjda. @2014-04-17 05:10

Tele2 anmäls av polisen för slopad datalagring

Efter EU-domstolens beslut att datalagringsdirektivet inte är giltigt slutade flera operatörer lagra trafikdata. Nu anmäls Tele2 av Rikspolisstyrelsen. @2014-04-16 16:05

Alcatel-Lucent öppnar nätverket

Företagets samtliga nätverksprodukter har nu stöd för mjukvarudefinierad styrning. @2014-04-16 15:30

Polisen klarar inte it-brotten

Ny rapport visar på stora brister i polisens arbete med it-relaterade brottslighet. Här är de största svagheterna. @2014-04-16 14:45

Cern växlar upp med Red Hat

Flera hundra Red Hat-servrar ska hantera partikelacceleratorn Large Hadron Collider. @2014-04-16 14:11

VMware använder molnet för att tackla katastrofer

Har presenterat Vcloud Hybrid Service, som återställer data via molnet. @2014-04-16 13:31

Ny teknik

Naturgasen flyter allt mer i rören

Snart öppnar landets­ andra terminal för flytande naturgas i Lysekil. En tredje byggs i Göteborg. Intresset växer i Sverige och ute i Europa ses LNG som alternativ till Putins gas. @2014-04-18 07:00

”Går att bygga energieffektiva hus med låg miljöpåverkan”

Vanligtvis krävs det mycket energi för att tillverka isoleringsmaterial. Men ett välisolerat hus behöver ändå inte vara en miljöbov att bygga, enligt en ny studie från IVL Svenska miljöinstitutet. @2014-04-18 06:30

Gripens krokiga väg mot succé

(TEKNIKHISTORIA) 1988 flög JAS 39 Gripen över Linköping. Det gick att se planet på två sätt. Antingen var det en dyr fåfänga som harvats fram genom förseningar och skandaler i tre decennier. Eller så var det ett smart, teknikledande stridsflygplan som konstruerades på bara några få år och gav Sverige en militär resurs i världsklass. Båda beskrivningarna stämde. @2014-04-17 08:55

Unika bilder visar tvärsnitt av universum

NASA och ESA har släppt bilder som visar objekt i universum med markant olika avstånd till varandra. @2014-04-17 08:00

Så går digitalradion i synk

TEKNIKFRÅGAN. En digitalradio i varje rum. Går de i takt? Ny Tekniks läsare ger besked. @2014-04-17 07:00

Så ska Teslan bli billigare

Som första svenska tidning är Ny Teknik på plats i fabriken i Fremont där en av världens mest åtråvärda elbilar, Tesla, tillverkas. Med automatisering ska en billigare modell bli möjlig, Tesla Gen III. @2014-04-17 07:00

DNA-teknik kan visa orsak till djurdöd

Massdödshändelser i naturen, när stora mängder djur dör samtidigt, blir allt vanligare. En ny metod använder DNA-teknik för att snabbare hitta orsaken till dödsfallen. @2014-04-16 16:12

22 miljarder från Rolls-Royce till nya Mercedes

Daimler säljer sin del i ett samriskföretag med Rolls-Royce för 22 miljarder kronor, som ska användas till Mercedesmodeller. @2014-04-16 15:19

Så gör du din egen gps-karta

Med en app och kartor från webben kan man göra egna gps-kartor för mobilen och surfplattan. @2014-04-16 15:14

Ny lag mot plastpåsar

Den frikostiga användningen av plastpåsar ska minska i Europa. 80 procent ska ha försvunnit om fem år. @2014-04-16 14:43

Ett steg närmare säkert förvar av kärnbränsle

Sverige har tagit ett nytt steg på vägen vad gäller säkert kärnbränsleförvar. Efter fyra års förberedelser har Äspölaboratoriets robot utfört sitt examensprov. @2014-04-16 13:52

Vinnova ska ansvara för företagsinkubation

Nästa år tar myndigheten Vinnova över ansvaret för att ge stöd till företagsinkubation. Beslutet fattades av regeringen på onsdagen. @2014-04-16 12:59

Antagning.se kraschade igen

I dag skulle det varit för sent att söka högskoleutbildning till hösten. Men sökportalen antagning.se kraschade i går kväll. Så nu har alla fram till midnatt på sig. @2014-04-16 11:09

”Löfven satsar på att lösa fel problem”

REPLIK. Statens riskkapital kan bara ge försumbara effekter på innovationskraften. Det krävs helt andra insatser för att få fler snabbväxande företag, enligt Christian Sandström på Forskningsinstitutet Ratio. @2014-04-16 11:03

Skjuter fortkörare med ljudkanon

Ett ljudligt skott ska få fortkörare vid vägarbeten i Missouri att sänka farten. @2014-04-16 10:48

Hubble-teleskopet slår avståndsrekord i rymden

Astronomer kan nu mäta avståndet till stjärnor som finns upp till 10 000 ljusår bort med hjälp av Nasa:s Hubble-teleskop. @2014-04-16 10:03

Ny måne hittad runt Saturnus

TEKNIKSVEPET. München pekas ut som Europas it-nav och rymdfarkosten Cassini kan ha hittat en ny måne. Här är några av de senaste tekniknyheterna. @2014-04-16 09:51

Har du hört floskeln förut?

Är det högt i tak på ditt företag som gasar och bromsar samtidigt? Då är ledningen van att slänga sig med floskler. @2014-04-16 08:52

”Förnybart gör Europa oberoende av rysk gas”

DEBATT. Krisen i Ukraina blottar EUs ohållbara beroende av rysk energi. Men med 100 % förnybar energi kan vi få ett oberoende energisystem och samtidigt öppna för export av smart teknik, skriver miljöpartisterna Isabella Lövin och Peter Eriksson. @2014-04-16 08:27

Kemisten som tänkte om

Han hade varit en av de ledande i Manhattanprojektet, men efter Hiroshima och Nagasaki sadlade han om och började forska om jordens tidigaste utveckling och livets uppkomst. @2014-04-16 07:19

Toms hardware

Dell UltraSharp 24 Ultra HD Monitor: The $1300 UP2414Q

Dell now offers three Ultra HD monitors for your consideration. We tested the 32-inch UP3214Q last month. Today, we’re looking at the 24-inch UP2414Q. Despite its smaller size, this is still a $1000+ display. Can Dell make the trade-off worthwhile? @2014-04-18 09:00

Best SSDs For The Money: April 2014

This month we introduce new benchmarks based on Futuremark's PCMark 8 storage suite. Most illuminating, perhaps, is that the data we generate shows that there's probably little reason to upgrade if you already own a modern SATA 6Gb/s-attached SSD. @2014-04-17 09:00

MSI R9 290X Lightning Review: The Right Way To Cool Hawaii

Judging from the R9 290X Lightning's hefty build, it takes a lot of metal to cool the Hawaii GPU properly. But what does this massive card give you aside from sharp looks? How about impressive acoustics? Is its $750 price tag worth the premium experience? @2014-04-16 09:00

Best Gaming CPUs For The Money: April 2014

In this month's update, we discuss one processor introduction, plus notable price changes to 12 existing products. We also cover some of the news from Intel regarding its Haswell refresh and Z97 chipset, Haswell-E, and the next-gen Broadwell architecture. @2014-04-15 10:00

Workstation Graphics: 19 Cards Tested In SPECviewperf 12

SPECviewperf 12 sets out to be the standard for evaluating workstation graphics cards by including the latest professional applications, more complex models, and synthetic workloads pulled from important market segments. We test 19 cards in the new suite. @2014-04-14 09:00

Best Graphics Cards For The Money: April 2014

This month's update covers a number of drops in mid- and high-end Radeon prices, in some cases bringing these products back to competitive levels. In addition, we have a new low-budget recommendation. And there's always AMD's new dual-Hawaii-based board. @2014-04-11 09:00

Plextor M6S And M6M SSD Review: Revving Another Marvell Engine

Plextor is launching two new SSDs under its M6 banner. The M6S and M6M lean on Toshiba's A19 flash and Marvell's updated 9188 silicon. Together, both components (plus some custom firmware work) should augment value and speed in a couple of form factors. @2014-04-10 09:00

AMD Athlon 5350 And AM1 Platform Review: Kabini In A Socket

AMD is repackaging the mobile-focused Kabini APU for use on the desktop, and tucking them under the familiar Athlon and Sempron brands. We take a closer look at the company's socketed AM1 platform and compare its performance to Intel's Bay Trail-D. @2014-04-09 15:00

Radeon R9 295X2 8 GB Review: Project Hydra Gets Liquid Cooling

“Do you have what it takes?” AMD asks, purportedly referring to the big budget and beefy power supply you need before buying its new Radeon R9 295X2. We benchmark the 500 W, dual-GPU beast against several other high-end configs before declaring a winner. @2014-04-08 15:00

2015 Hyundai Genesis Sedan: Android, Atom, And More

Hyundai is updating its luxury sedan with a new platform and design for 2015. We flew out to Arizona for a first drive of the 2015 Genesis. @2014-04-07 09:00

How Well Does The Elder Scrolls Online Run On Your PC?

The Elder Scrolls series practically invented the modern single-player RPG. Today, we look at the franchise's expansion into the MMO space with The Elder Scrolls Online. What sort of graphics card and CPU will you need to enjoy your experience in Tamriel? @2014-04-04 09:00

Toshiba 65L9300U: A 4K HDTV With HDMI 2.0 Support

With Ultra HD monitors becoming more prolific, we thought it was time to check out a 4K HDTV. Toshiba sent us its 65-inch L9300U LED panel. This TV offers 3D and cloud features in addition to a high pixel count. We put it through its paces in this review. @2014-04-03 10:00

Adata Premier Pro SP920 SSD: From 128 To 1024 GB, Reviewed

Adata shifts away from SandForce in its Premier Pro SP920 SSD family. With promises of incredible performance and spiffy features like DevSlp, Adata's latest employs the Marvell controller we saw in Crucial's M550. But the two share quite a bit more... @2014-04-02 04:30

NZXT H440 Mid-Tower Case Review

Big changes are afoot at NZXT. The company's new H440 mid-tower chassis doesn’t have any bays for externally-facing 5.25-inch drives. The company assures us that there are plenty of features to take up that space and make your system look even better. @2014-04-01 10:00

Partner Cards: 10 Radeon R9 270 And 270X Boards, Reviewed

We're not particularly fond of AMD's reference Radeon R9 270-series cooling solution. Fortunately, most of the company's board partners have their own heat sinks and fans. We take 10 cards and measure their clock rates, thermals, and acoustics. @2014-03-31 09:00

Qualcomm Snapdragon 801: Performance Previewed

Snapdragon 801, the recently-announced update to the Snapdragon 800, shares some of the same SKUs as Snapdragon 800. So, how do you tell the difference? We break down the family and introduce you to the first benchmarks of Sony's Xperia Z2 tablet, too. @2014-03-28 08:00

System Builder Marathon Q1 2014: System Value Compared

This quarter's Marathon included a GeForce GTX 780 Ti-enhanced enthusiast PC, a budget gaming machine at a lower price, and a high-end build altered to reader specifications. What effects will all of those changes have on overall performance—and value? @2014-03-27 08:00

System Builder Marathon, Q1 2014: The $750 Gaming PC

After building two successful gaming-oriented configurations under $1000, rising prices force Paul to switch up the composition of his $750 machine. But can a compromise in processor performance be made up for by a faster GeForce GTX 770 graphics card? @2014-03-26 08:00

System Builder Marathon, Q1 2014: Our New Enthusiast PC

I wanted to see how a GeForce GTX 780 Ti and Core i7-4770K compare to last quarter's GeForce GTX 770 cards in SLI and Core i5-4670K. In addition, we updated our price/performance evaluation. So, this System Builder Marathon should be full of surprises! @2014-03-25 08:00

System Builder Marathon, Q1 2014: The $2400 People’s Choice PC

I built a sweet system last quarter with Radeon R9 290s. But based on your feedback, the highest-priced build for Q1 2014 integrates several alternative components. Can this new system do more things right than the configuration I parted out myself? @2014-03-24 08:00

Origin PC Shows Us How To Build A Case With Project Prime

After realizing that we've never covered the creation of a case from top to bottom, Origin PC told us that it wanted to show us how its own Genesis and Millennium enclosures came to be, and what made them special. Hold on as we travel back to 2011. @2014-03-21 09:00

Which A88X-Based Board Should You Buy For Your Kaveri APU?

AMD’s Socket FM2+ interface introduces official PCI Express 3.0 support to the company's APUs based on the Kaveri architecture. We take a look at four motherboards in order to determine which features and overclocking enhancements are also on the table. @2014-03-20 09:00

Do It Like Tom's: Calibrating Your Monitor With CalMAN RGB

A while back, we introduced you to display calibration with Datacolor's Sypder4Elite. Today we look at CalMAN RGB, which is the other major calibration solution. With extensive meter and pattern source support, it’s positioned as a professional’s tool. @2014-03-19 09:00

The Crucial M550 SSD Review: Striking Back With More Performance

Crucial's M500 brought mainstream performance, enhanced features, and rock-bottom pricing together in one of the most-recommended SSDs of 2013. Following up, Crucial has a refined version called the M550, juiced-up for performance-hungry enthusiasts. @2014-03-18 13:00

Thief Patch Enables TrueAudio And Mantle: First Benchmarks

Square Enix's Thief reboot becomes the first title with support for AMD's TrueAudio feature, and the second leveraging the company's Mantle API. How much additional performance can you expect? We're busy in the lab, working to answer that question. @2014-03-18 05:00

Fractal Design Arc Mini R2 Case Review: For Your MicroATX Build

Fractal Design is extending its popular Arc case family with the Arc Mini R2. It's a mini-tower for microATX motherboards, and it’s supposed to provide the same features as the Arc Midi R2 and the Arc XL. Does it deliver a familiar quality level, too? @2014-03-17 09:00

In Pictures: Tom's Hardware's 30 Most Popular PC Games

As we make our way through 2014, we wanted to compile a list of the 30 most popular PC games using as many resources as possible. The following titles are prolific, and we have no doubt that you've played through a great many of them as a PC gamer. @2014-03-14 09:00

SSD Or Hard Drive? Upgrading Your PlayStation 4's Storage

Sony's PlayStation 4 features an easy-to-replace 2.5-inch notebook drive. We open the console up and swap its stock disk with an SSD, a hybrid drive, and an old hard drive to see if a storage upgrade might help unlock some additional performance. @2014-03-13 09:05

Gigabyte Aivia Uranium Wireless Gaming Mouse Review

Gigabyte's Aivia Uranium wireless gaming mouse is certainly a bit different. It might not be the ideal peripheral for all enthusiasts. However, there are those who will undoubtedly consider this feature-rich mouse to be everything that they need. @2014-03-13 09:00

Build Your Own: Single-Slot GeForce GTX 750 Ti

We already proved that it's possible to game on a GeForce GTX 750 Ti with a passive heat sink. Now we're going to do the same thing with a single-slot cooler. Can you build your own low-profile board based on GM107? Sure, if you have the right AMD donor. @2014-03-12 09:00

Engadget

Labels claim Pandora owes money for streaming old songs, probably won't get it

Pandora can't catch a break, it seems. Just weeks after the streaming radio service escaped paying higher royalties to songwriters, record companies and musicians have sued it in a New York court for allegedly violating state copyright laws by... @2014-04-19 01:02

DARPA envisions a smarter, safer autopilot

Autonomous aircraft serve their purpose, but there's no question that pilotless passenger flights are a long way off, if they ever become a reality. Still, there's obviously room for improvement when it comes to on-board systems that assist pilots in... @2014-04-18 23:49

Tubecore wants you to hack and mod its beautiful, modular speaker

Let's be honest: Wireless speakers are a dime a dozen. The options are seemingly endless, and new ones arrive on an almost daily basis. Companies have begun to push the boundaries of design as of late, making options that are an aesthetic step above... @2014-04-18 23:21

AT&T adds more data and a hotspot option to prepaid GoPhone plans

AT&T is adding more data to its GoPhone prepaid smartphone plans without raising monthly fees in the process. If you're currently paying $60 a month for 2GB, your allotment will jump to 2.5 gigs, while those on the $40, 250MB plan will now get 500MB... @2014-04-18 22:52

This enormous gas tank is now a wondrous, isolating work of art (video)

Once it stored enormous quantities of blast furnace and coal gas, but these days the Gasometer Oberhausen is a 385 foot tall cylindrical art gallery. Since the early 90s, the gargantuan storage tank has been host to more than a dozen art exhibitions,... @2014-04-18 22:23

Engadget Podcast 393 - 4.18.14

We have less libations, but more tech-related news than last week's peaty podcast and that's just fine for your sleep-deprived hosts. First up is some informed speculation on Amazon's new smartphone, based on a few inconclusive photos that recently... @2014-04-18 22:01

HTC hires marketing exec who led Samsung to smartphone dominance

It's no secret, HTC has an image problem. Despite consistently creating some of our favorite phones, it's failed to reach the heights of popularity of manufacturers like Samsung. That could soon change. In what is almost certainly not a coincidence,... @2014-04-18 21:36

Watch SpaceX's second attempt at launching a reusable rocket (update: launched!)

After many "Grasshopper" tests, SpaceX's first real try at launching a reusable rocket will attempt flight again in just a few minutes -- watch the live stream here or embedded after the break. Scrubbed due to a helium leak a couple of days ago, the... @2014-04-18 21:05

Camera deals of the week: 4.18.14

Snatching up a new camera can be a considerable investment, especially if you're after a unit that combines stellar images with a host of features. Fret not friends: We're here to help. Just beyond the break, you'll find a handful of photo gadgets... @2014-04-18 20:24

Facebook Paper got its first big update today, but is anyone using it?

Here's a shocker: Facebook's first major update to Paper, its socially augmented news-reading app, makes it more social. Specifically, the app's 1.1 update now allows users to comment on posts using photos, as well as added birthday and event... @2014-04-18 19:51

The Open Source Initiative hopes public awareness is Heartbleed's 'silver lining'

​Looking for a positive take to cut though all the negative press that Heartbleed has been getting? Then the Open Source Initiative (OSI) has one. The news has been full of stories about the exploit in OpenSSL (itself, an open-source project) that... @2014-04-18 19:00

FCC sets up the 'incentive auction' that will lead to better wireless internet for everyone

Last week at the NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) show, FCC head Tom Wheeler pushed broadcasters to loosen their grip on spectrum that the agency plans to auction off to give wireless internet room to grow. Now, he's laid out a draft of the... @2014-04-18 18:36

Sony Xperia Z2 review: a big, powerful slab of a phone

It's been nearly three years since I reviewed the Xperia Neo, manufactured by what was then Sony Ericsson. The Neo represented just the second generation of Xperia phones running on Android, from a period when Sony was finding its feet in the world... @2014-04-18 18:00

The Engadget Podcast is live at 12PM ET!

After last week's Very Special Episode, we've grabbed a Hair of the Dog (or two...or three), a bit of rest, and we're back for a regular ol' episode of The Engadget Podcast. We're discussing a triplet of topics that are assuredly close to your heart... @2014-04-18 17:30

Elite soldiers will soon ride into battle on stealthy hybrid motorcycles

The US' special operations forces frequently can't rely on conventional ground transportation for their covert ops -- a loud engine is guaranteed to blow their cover. To tackle this problem, DARPA has just awarded Logos Technologies a contract to... @2014-04-18 17:27

Oculus Rift helps terminally ill woman take one last stroll in the sun

A terminally ill woman has reminded us of the limitless potential for devices like the Oculus Rift beyond just gaming and entertainment. After Roberta Firstenberg's cancer treatments failed last year, she was told she had just a few months to live.... @2014-04-18 16:43

Samsung's Milk Music will soon cost $4 per month to listen ad-free

You know what they say about all good things in life. Samsung has been offering an ad-free version of its Milk Music service for no charge since launch, but the company has posted a new infographic revealing that Americans will soon have to pay $4... @2014-04-18 16:11

Google kicks off Chromecast offers program with £5 of free Play credit

With Google's Chromecast streaming dongle now fully settled in the UK, the great provider (of search results) has kicked off a promotional program rewarding new and old customers alike. You'll find the offer highlighted in the Play store, where... @2014-04-18 16:05

NASA just crashed a satellite into the moon on purpose

You might remember NASA's LADEE as the satellite where the administration tested a new broadband-fast laser communication system for sending data back to Earth. Now, however, the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer is no more, since NASA... @2014-04-18 15:45

Engadget Eurocast 060 - 4.18.14

Matt's been steeped in old timey video over the past few days and it seems to have affected Dan's state of mind and podcast introduction. Once the anachronistic antics subside, the lads dig into the plausibility and potential for Google's Project... @2014-04-18 15:02

Microsoft's now letting developers respond to app store critics

If a Windows Phone app disappoints you, it's probably right that you call out its failings and warn others to steer clear. Don't be surprised, however, if the minds behind the software start responding to your gripes directly. Microsoft is slowly... @2014-04-18 14:32

Wu-Tang fans hope to liberate 'Shaolin' for $5 million but have a ways to go (updated)

When you have the cultural cachet of someone like the Wu-Tang Clan, there are a handful of luxuries afforded to you that few others have. Like selling the only copy of your upcoming album for $5 million, for instance. But in an effort to free Once... @2014-04-18 13:40

Candy Crush developer admits it can't really own the word 'Candy'

Although King's $7 billion empire is built on the slim foundation of its lone blockbuster, Candy Crush Saga, many thought its efforts to trademark "Saga" and "Candy" were a bit over-the-top. It now turns out the company isn't trying to crush every... @2014-04-18 12:42

Stream: The Science of Soil

Most people take soil for granted, assuming that if you shove a seed into some dirt and add some water, hey presto. Stick it under an electron microscope, however, and you suddenly see a whole microcosm that exists beneath our feet. Landscape... @2014-04-18 12:00

Watch Google test its 3D-sensing phones on robots in zero gravity

Wonder what Google's Project Tango-equipped SPHERES robots will look like when they're in action aboard the International Space Station? The company is more than happy to show you. It has posted video of a recent test that took the machines on a zero... @2014-04-18 11:54

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