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  • News: More Thunderbolt speed results

    Thunderbolt is quite fast, as our lab has experienced first hand. In our ongoing look at Thunderbolt performance, we tested two more configurations, as requested by Macworld readers. The first involves the new Promise Pegasus R6 Thunderbolt array configured as a RAID 0; the second is with Target Disk Mode using Thunderbolt. (Previously, we compared Thunderbolt and FireWire 800 speed. We also looked at Thunderbolt and eSATA.)

  • News: Apple releases iOS updates to fix PDF vulnerabilities

    After last week's report from the German government regarding PDF-related security vulnerabilities in MobileSafari, Apple has stepped up: The company on Friday released updates for all iOS devices that fix the problem. The updates are recommended for all users of Apple's mobile devices.

  • News: 10 technologies that will change the world in the next 10 years

    3D printers, sensor networks, virtual humans and other technologies under development now will drastically change our world in the decade to come, according to Cisco chief futurist Dave Evans.

  • News: iPhone 5 rumor roll-up for the week ending July 15

    July is half over and still no sign of The Next iPhone.

  • News: US military learning cybersecurity lessons from businesses

    In its new cyberdefense strategy, the Pentagon is drawing on lessons about agility, lifecycle management and supply-chain protection that have already been learned by private corporations.

  • News: How Desktop Virtualization Can Help Manage Consumer Devices

    If two technology trends were ever made for each other, at least in vendor marketing materials and generically simple diagrams of IT infrastructure, they are the consumerization of IT and desktop virtualization.

  • Opinion: Proceed With Caution: Google+ Is Forever

    The world is still gaga for Google+. If you are just getting started, or still waiting anxiously for an invitation, though, take a step back and cool your jets. Think carefully before you get too deep into Google+ because you won't be able to change the email address associated with your Google social network...ever.

  • News: Apple preps for third-quarter earnings call next Tuesday

    It comes but four times a year: Apple's quarterly earnings financial conference call. While Apple chief operating officer Tim Cook and chief financial officer Peter Oppenheimer will take to the phone on Tuesday, July 19 to serenade analysts and reporters to the sweet sounds of the company's balance sheet, those same analysts and reporters will be parsing every word for even the slightest clue to Apple's future plans and intentions.

  • Opinion: New Memory Works When Wet, Feels Like Jell-O

    Normally you would not want your electronics to get wet, because they'll generally get fried. Researchers from the North California State University (NCSU), however, say pish-tosh to that, and have developed memory that's meant to work when it's soggy.

  • Opinion: Meet the Bizarre SpaceBook Dual-Screen Laptop

    One screen on your laptop not enough for you? Well, now you can preorder the gScreen SpaceBook, a monster of a laptop with dual 17-inch displays and a price to match.

  • How-Tos: How to View Any File in Windows

    Right out of the box, Windows 7 and Vista let you preview most mainstream and multimedia file types. To find and activate the preview function, go to Windows Explorer (click Start and type explorer.exe in the "Search programs and files" box) and click the Preview icon in the upper right corner.

  • News: Is Microsoft launching a social network?

    The social networking world may be getting even more interesting.

  • News: Two Worlds II Gets Velvet-Wrapped Special Edition

    Two Worlds II is bringing a touch of luxury to its special edition, due out on October 18 of this year.

  • News: Google building Postini features into Apps

    Google has started to move e-mail security features from its Postini service directly into its Google Apps collaboration and communication suite.

  • News: World of Tanks Followed Up by World of Warplanes

    If you like the idea of MMO military action but would rather there were more flying around and shouting things like "Tally-ho!" then Wargaming.net has a pleasing announcement for you.

  • Opinion: Is RIM Making a Set-Top Box Like Apple TV? Doubtful.

    Research in Motion will reportedly try taking over televisions with a BlackBerry set-top box, but don't call it an Apple TV killer just yet.

  • News: Google has 3 priorities, and enterprise IT isn't one of them

    Larry Page prioritizes three Google products above all others, and Google Apps isn't one of them.

  • Opinion: Verizon Gets Greedy About Tethering

    As far as Verizon is concerned, tethering is a privilege, not a right. First it blocked tethering apps in the Android Market, and now the carrier's latest over-the-air update for the HTC Thunderbolt disables the phone's hotspot feature. The Thunderbolt had come with free tethering as part of a special promotion. When the freebie period ran out, Verizon promptly reached into users' phones and shut off the spigot.

  • News: Konami Spearheading Childhood Obesity Summit

    The mainstream media is often fond of linking video games with childhood obesity, so Konami is pushing back by taking a leading role in a summit on the subject.

  • News: Hotmail bans the use of 'common' passwords

    Microsoft has revealed it is banning the use of 'common' passwords for users of its Hotmail service in a bid to stop webmail accounts being hijacked.



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