In an effort to reclaim control over the single-serve coffee market, Keurig parent company Green Mountain Coffee Roasters' new generation of "Keurig 2.0" brewers will include interactive readers programmed to work only with Keurig-licensed K-Cups. The company confirmed the news in a recent earnings call, as reported by Techdirt. The new brewers are due out in stores later this year.
The move comes at a time when Keurig's grip on the booming single-serve coffee market might be slipping. The company's original K-Cup patent expired at the end of 2012, and not surprisingly, bargain-priced competitor cups … Read more
BARCELONA, Spain -- John Chen was at a recent charity event when an announcer unexpectedly called out his name and introduced him as the man who was taking over BlackBerry.
Almost immediately, several attendees pulled their BlackBerry Bolds and began holding them up. At that point, he realized he couldn't keep sitting, and stood up and said a few words of encouragement and to keep the faith.
"There are some moments that are really great," Chen told CNET in an interview. "This is why there's quite a bit of good chance for us to turn … Read more
BARCELONA, Spain -- BlackBerry pulled the wraps off of the new Q20 handset at MWC 2014. Billed as the "BlackBerry Classic" by company CEO John Chen, the device will feature a full QWERTY keyboard along with fresh BlackBerry 10 software. Alongside the Q20, Mr. Chen unveiled a touch screen handset once codenamed the Jakarta, now called the BlackBerry Z3.CNET's full coverage of Mobile World Congress
Power Cricket T20 is a very easy cricket game, but that makes it incredibly easy for even Americans to play. It has all of the best national teams and smooth graphics that make it a worthwhile download. It doesn't have a ton of replay value once you complete it, but you'll have fun getting to the end.
This game puts you at-bat for an unnamed cricket team with colors that look suspiciously like India's as you take on 14 top squads from all around the world. Though the players are nameless and faceless, the difficulty does scale … Read more
Password Memory lets you enter in all of your log-in information for various sites, as well as the site URLs, to use as a reference later. In this app, your username and password for each site, as well as the name of the site and the URL are displayed together, so you don't have to worry about remembering any of them, yourself. And all of this information is protected by your master password or pin.
The first time you open Password Memory, you'll have to enter the default pin (1-2-3-4) to get in. Once you've logged in, … Read more
SAN FRANCISCO -- Intel is upping the ante for crunching big data, promising to double the performance over the previous generation with the new Xeon E7 v2 chipset.
The Xeon processor E7 8800/4800/2800 v2 product family is designed to support up to 32-socket servers with configurations of up to 15 processing cores and up to 1.5 terabytes of memory per socket.
Unveiled at the Exploratorium museum during a media presentation on Tuesday, the chipset falls within Intel's game plan for tackling the Internet of Things movement, which the processor maker projected will grow to consist of … Read more
OneTuner Radio Player give you access to hundreds of radio stations from dozens of countries and in multiple languages. You can search by country, by language, or by genre to find the stations you like, and you can link to your Facebook and Twitter account to share your opinion about the stations and programs you listen to. You can create your own personal news channel through Facebook and Twitter, as well.
When you first open OneTuner, you'll see a short tutorial explaining the features of the app, which is good because the interface can take some time to get … Read more
Mouse Trapper is a handy utility that helps you keep track of your mouse, especially when you're working on multiple screens at once. With this tool, you can limit your mouse to one screen and control when it's permitted to cross over onto other screens. This can save you plenty of time and frustration, especially if you work with a multiple screen display on a regular basis.
The interface of Mouse Trapper is innovative and effective, as it consists of a cartoon mouse holding a sign listing your options for using the app. There is also a Help … Read more