ITworld Hardware http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/40/all en Whats the best type of cable to extend Microsoft Livecam Studio? http://www.itworld.com/answers/topic/hardware/question/whats-best-type-cable-extend-microsoft-livecam-studio <p>I have a microsoft livecam studio bought brand new, it works absolutely fine on my laptop but as soon as i connect it to a 10m cat 5 cable with usb converters either side it doesnt work on my laptop. Any idea why?Cheers</p> Hardware cat5 microsoftlivecamstudio webcam Mon, 21 Apr 2014 08:04:58 +0000 Ben Zaqi Cowley 415418 at http://www.itworld.com AMD steers clear of low-cost tablet market http://www.itworld.com/hardware/415287/amd-steers-clear-low-cost-tablet-market Advanced Micro Devices doesn&#039;t want its chips in low-priced tablets, and is eager to avoid a battle with Intel or ARM, whose chips have driven tablet prices down to under US$100.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/415287/amd-steers-clear-low-cost-tablet-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/415287/amd-steers-clear-low-cost-tablet-market#comments Hardware News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:35:16 +0000 IDGNS staff 415287 at http://www.itworld.com Plastic computers taking shape, but won't replace silicon http://www.itworld.com/hardware/415280/plastic-computers-taking-shape-wont-replace-silicon Can plastic materials morph into computers? A research breakthrough published this week brings such a possibility closer to reality.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/415280/plastic-computers-taking-shape-wont-replace-silicon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/415280/plastic-computers-taking-shape-wont-replace-silicon#comments Hardware News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:10:04 +0000 IDGNS staff 415280 at http://www.itworld.com Want a Samsung Chromebook 2? Be prepared to wait. http://www.itworld.com/hardware/415266/want-samsung-chromebook-2-be-prepared-wait The Samsung Chromebook 2 looks to be a killer machine, with some of the best specs yet for a Chromebook. But don&#039;t start licking your chops yet, because if you want it, you&#039;re going to have to wait.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/415266/want-samsung-chromebook-2-be-prepared-wait" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/415266/want-samsung-chromebook-2-be-prepared-wait#comments Cloud Computing Hardware Mobile & Wireless Personal Tech Product review chromebooks Samsung Chromebook 2 Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:30:00 +0000 Preston Gralla 415266 at http://www.itworld.com Google’s smart contact lenses could aid the visually impaired http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/415239/google-s-smart-contact-lenses-could-aid-visually-impaired In today&#039;s accessible technology roundup: Google wants to embed cameras in contact lenses, Apple gets a patent for a new GUI for touch devices to improve accessibility and a hacker develops a virtual cane for the blind<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/415239/google-s-smart-contact-lenses-could-aid-visually-impaired" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/415239/google-s-smart-contact-lenses-could-aid-visually-impaired#comments Business Career Cloud Computing Development Government Hardware Internet IT Management Legal Mobile & Wireless Operating Systems Personal Tech Science Software News 3D 3D printing a11y accessibility accessible disabled alt tags Android Apple Arduino blind bluetooth cane career color computers contact lenses Cult of Mac cyberculture deaf EASI engineering Galaxy Core Advance Google Google Glass GUI Hack A Day hiring HTML images Internet jobs navigation NFC patent phone Samsung screen reader smartphone software software development technology touch screen ultrasound United States visually impaired WCAG WCAG 2.0 web accessibility webinar website accessibility Mon, 21 Apr 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 415239 at http://www.itworld.com Mac Pro shipping delays won't sink Apple profits http://www.itworld.com/hardware/415236/mac-pro-shipping-delays-wont-sink-apple-profits Even four months after the Mac Pro&#039;s initial release, Apple appears to be having problems making enough of the high-end cylindrical desktop computer. The company&#039;s store currently shows shipping times of 4-5 weeks for all Mac Pro models, even the stock versions without additional customizations.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/415236/mac-pro-shipping-delays-wont-sink-apple-profits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/415236/mac-pro-shipping-delays-wont-sink-apple-profits#comments Hardware Software News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:41:40 +0000 IDGNS staff 415236 at http://www.itworld.com U.S. commercial drone industry struggles to take off http://www.itworld.com/security/415206/us-commercial-drone-industry-struggles-take The U.S. commercial drone industry is still struggling to get off the ground more than two years after President Obama signed into law a bill that permits the civilian use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) over the country&#039;s airspace. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/415206/us-commercial-drone-industry-struggles-take" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/415206/us-commercial-drone-industry-struggles-take#comments Government Hardware IT Management Security News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:36:25 +0000 IDGNS staff 415206 at http://www.itworld.com Can we talk? Internet of Things vendors face a communications 'mess' http://www.itworld.com/hardware/415205/can-we-talk-internet-things-vendors-face-communications-mess Vendors will tell you that the Internet of Things (IoT) has arrived. We&#039;re here to tell you that it hasn&#039;t. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/415205/can-we-talk-internet-things-vendors-face-communications-mess" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/415205/can-we-talk-internet-things-vendors-face-communications-mess#comments Hardware Mobile & Wireless Networking News Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:06:52 +0000 IDGNS staff 415205 at http://www.itworld.com Samsung teams with GlobalFoundries on 3D chips http://www.itworld.com/hardware/415153/samsung-teams-globalfoundries-3d-chips Samsung is partnering with chip manufacturer GlobalFoundries to increase the supply of low-power, high-speed chips for smartphones and tablets.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/415153/samsung-teams-globalfoundries-3d-chips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/415153/samsung-teams-globalfoundries-3d-chips#comments Hardware News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 22:04:24 +0000 IDGNS staff 415153 at http://www.itworld.com Nokia doesn't want you to get shocked, suspends tablet sales because of faulty charger http://www.itworld.com/415057/nokia-doesnt-want-you-get-shocked-suspends-tablet-sales-because-faulty-charger Nokia has temporarily halted sales of the Lumia 2520 in seven countries, because the tablet&#039;s AC-300 charger can give users an electric shock.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/415057/nokia-doesnt-want-you-get-shocked-suspends-tablet-sales-because-faulty-charger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/415057/nokia-doesnt-want-you-get-shocked-suspends-tablet-sales-because-faulty-charger#comments Hardware News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:05:28 +0000 IDGNS staff 415057 at http://www.itworld.com TSMC benefits from demand for high-tech smartphone chips http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415035/tsmc-benefits-demand-high-tech-smartphone-chips Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. said its net profit in the first quarter increased by 21 percent year-over-year on better than expected demand for smartphone chips.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415035/tsmc-benefits-demand-high-tech-smartphone-chips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/415035/tsmc-benefits-demand-high-tech-smartphone-chips#comments Hardware IT Management News Thu, 17 Apr 2014 07:39:02 +0000 IDGNS staff 415035 at http://www.itworld.com A look at the world's most powerful X-ray laser http://www.itworld.com/hardware/415001/look-worlds-most-powerful-x-ray-laser Just down the street from a cluster of venture capital firms on Silicon Valley&#039;s Sand Hill Road is the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, a sprawling, 426-acre site where researchers are pushing the boundaries in physics, chemistry and materials science.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/415001/look-worlds-most-powerful-x-ray-laser" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/415001/look-worlds-most-powerful-x-ray-laser#comments Hardware News Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:52:16 +0000 IDGNS staff 415001 at http://www.itworld.com 10 tech products that are built to last http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/149042/10-tech-products-are-built-last-414971 <!--paging_filter--><p>No shiny new things here. These are the workhorses of the technology world.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/149042/10-tech-products-are-built-last-414971" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware Personal Tech Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:58:00 +0000 kgerich 414971 at http://www.itworld.com See ya, Microsoft: Intel looks to Android for growth in tablets http://www.itworld.com/414836/see-ya-microsoft-intel-looks-android-growth-tablets In case it wasn&#039;t clear already, Intel and Microsoft are no longer joined at the hip. Intel is trying desperately to grow its share of the tablet market, and with Windows flunking out on those devices, Android is where it&#039;s at.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/414836/see-ya-microsoft-intel-looks-android-growth-tablets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/414836/see-ya-microsoft-intel-looks-android-growth-tablets#comments Hardware News Wed, 16 Apr 2014 00:42:43 +0000 IDGNS staff 414836 at http://www.itworld.com Big data drives 47% growth for top 50 public cloud companies http://www.itworld.com/software/414819/big-data-drives-47-growth-top-50-public-cloud-companies Big data analytics are driving rapid growth for public cloud computing vendors with revenues for the top 50 public cloud providers shooting up 47% in the fourth quarter last year to $6.2 billion, according to Technology Business Research Inc.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/414819/big-data-drives-47-growth-top-50-public-cloud-companies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/414819/big-data-drives-47-growth-top-50-public-cloud-companies#comments Application Management Big Data Cloud Computing Hardware Internet Networking Software News public cloud Thu, 17 Apr 2014 00:46:25 +0000 IDGNS staff 414819 at http://www.itworld.com