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Multiplayer beta of Halo: Reach saw 1 million gamers on first day

05/06/2010, Amazing stuff – the multiplayer beta of Halo: Reach actually managed to attract more players in one day than the Halo 3 beta did during its entire run, which is over a million gamers. Assuming we extrapolate that information to the launch of Halo:...

Adobe Releases Flash For Mac Beta With GPU Acceleration

04/29/2010, Adobe has just released Gala, the first version of Flash for the Mac that supports GPU-based hardware acceleration, taking advantage of OS X 10.6.3’s hardware video decoding API, pushing the task of decoding H.264 videos to the graphics chipset...

Apple Seeds Mac OS X 10.6.4 Build 10F37 To Developers

04/28/2010, Developers out there will want to take note that Apple has started to seed Mac OS X 10.6.4 beta for developers. The current build being seeded is build 10F37 which apparently focuses on graphics drivers, SMB, Time Machine backups, USB and VoiceOver...

Windows 7 SP1 Beta Build 7601 Leaked

04/07/2010, Folks who like to check out the latest updates from Microsoft will be overjoyed to hear that Windows 7 SP1 Beta has been leaked, and the leaked build carries the build number 7601.16543.100403-1630 v.159, which indicates that it was compiled on the 3rd of...

The Motorola Droid Update On Thursday Was For Testers Only

03/19/2010, If you’re wondering how Thursday came and went without you getting the highly anticipated Motorola Droid Android 2.1 update, we’ve got a tidbit of news for you. According to Tom Pica, a Verizon spokesperson, the update wasn’t delayed, as...

iPhone SDK 3.2 Beta 5 Build 10M2148 Released

03/18/2010, iPhone developers will want to take note that Apple has released the iPhone SDK 3.2 Beta 5 Build 10M2148. It’s still a beta version, so you’ll probably want to tread cautiously, just in case. And if you’re running an older version of...

Swype Beta For Android Now Open For Testers

03/06/2010, If you’re not the type of person who likes to poke at your phone’s touchscreen to type a message, Swype is probably something that will interest you. Instead of having to press each letter, you can just press (and hold your finger on) a...

Opera 10.5 beta for Mac

02/25/2010, Opera has just rolled out its 10.5 beta version of its web browser for the Mac platform, which ought to be a whole lot more stable compared to the Alpha version. One of the main additions would be the inclusion of multi-touch gestures, Growl...

Twitter For BlackBerry Available Via Invite-only Beta

02/11/2010, Word of a native Twitter client for BlackBerry users has been thrown around for a while, but now it seems that it’s one step closer to becoming a reality. RIM has announced Twitter for BlackBerry in beta form, and it’s currently available for...

Google Chrome Now Offers Extensions And Bookmark Sync

01/25/2010, Google has raised the stakes in the browser wars again, and this time, it has announced a new stable release of the Chrome browser (for Windows) which includes extensions and bookmark sync. One of the major features of Firefox is that you can add on...

Flash 10.1 Beta On Google Nexus One

01/06/2010, Flash on your mobile phone, is that what you’ve been wishing for? Well, it seems that if you pick up a Google Nexus One, that’s what you’ll be able to get. You can check out a video of Adobe showcasing Flash 10.1 beta on the superphone....

Opera Mobile 10 Released To Manufacturers

12/11/2009, Opera has released the highly anticipated Opera Mobile 10 browser for Android, but the bad news is that it has currently only been released to manufacturers and carriers. Considering that Windows Mobile and Symbian devices have been able to get hold of...