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  • News: Open University launches business-led IT degrees

    Open University has launched two new computing and IT degrees that it says will make students ready for business on graduation.

  • News: China gets upper hand in African mobile scramble

    Huawei on Monday morning announced a memorandum of understanding with 3 Kenyan Universities. At the event,Li Da Feng, president Eastern and Southern Africa at Huawei remarked that Huawei was now the second largest telecom supplier by revenue in the world, after Ericsson. 2010 saw Ericsson make USD 32.72 billion in revenues while Huawei made US$8 billion.

  • News: Spanish police arrest three members of Anonymous

    Spanish police said Friday they arrested three members of the Anonymous hacking group who allegedly directed attacks on banks, government websites and companies including Sony.

  • News: Apple iCloud: How do you stay secure with this thing?

    Memo to IT departments that were caught flat-footed when people started bringing their iPhones to work: You'd better get ready for the iCloud.

  • News: Active vs. passive 3D: what's better?

    If you buy a brand new TV these days, chances are if it's anything more than a bargain-bin model it will be able to play some form of 3D video. Almost all mid-range and high-end TVs from brands like Panasonic, Samsung, Sony, LG, Sharp and Toshiba support 3D playback, but different TVs use different methods to display the 3D effect. The two competing technologies are active 3D and passive 3D -- we're figuring out the major differences between them to decide which is better.

  • How-Tos: PC Upgrades Almost Everyone Does Wrong

    Whether you're an experienced hand or a technophobic novice, chances are good that your last PC upgrade didn't exactly follow the industry's best practices. Many newbs flub upgrades through inexperience, but it's just as common to see a hardcore system builder throw caution to the wind while swapping out a CPU, snapping in some RAM, or swapping out a hard drive or graphics card. Whichever camp you fall into, cutting corners as you work on your computer puts it at risk of sustaining damage to sensitive components. In the worst case, you might even destroy the entire machine.

  • News: HP TouchPad coming to Australia 'later this year'

    HP has announced that its TouchPad tablet will be launched in Australia 'later this year', after previously stressing it would be focussing on markets where webOS is currently available.

  • News: IPv6 traffic plummets after global test day

    The day after World IPv6 test Day, it looks as if the Internet 1.0 has been getting back to its IPv4-borne normality. Monitoring centres report that the IPv6 has one again retreated to the shadows with traffic “falling off a cliff”.

  • News: Firefox users targetted by fake antivirus scams

    Firefox users have targeted by new scam that tries to load a user’s PC with fake antivirus software using a passably convincing version of the Windows Update page.

  • News: Snapseed raises the bar for iPad image editors

    Snapseed is Nik Software's new $5 image editing app for the iPad. There are a lot of cool image editing apps for the iPad, but none of them are as cool as Snapseed. Snapseed is cool because of its interface, which, in turn, is cool for the same reason that the iOS interface is cooler than other mobile interfaces.

  • News: BlackBerry PlayBook UK launch announced

    RIM today announced that its BlackBerry PlayBook tablet PC will be available in the UK 'over the next 30 days'.

  • Opinion: Speedy, Simple, Free: Music Player Clementine is Darling

    A music player that focuses solely on music? It may seem like a novel idea these days, when most music players have become full-fledged audio and video eco-systems. But that's exactly what Clementine is: a simple, free music player that offers a full range of tools to allow you to get the most out of your music collection.

  • News: The New Nook has a Secret Web Browser

    Now that the new Nook from Barnes and Noble has hit the streets users have discovered the device has some hidden web potential. It seems that just typing a URL into the Nook's search bar pulls up the site in the ebook reader's previously undocumented web-browser. Of course the e-ink display doesn't make for the best screen for a browser as this video from The ebook Reader shows, but it's still an exciting sign of things to come on the Nook.

  • Opinion: Did Apple Steal a College Kid's Wi-Fi Sync App?

    Wireless syncing between both the iPhone and iPad and the program iTunes (on PCs) is finally rolling out to iDevices as part of the new iOS 5. Users will now be able to sync their iTunes libraries with their iDevice using a shared Wi-Fi network--no cord necessary. But this new iOS features is curiously similar to an old Cydia app by the name of Wi-Fi Sync. So similar, in fact, that one college student and Cydia app developer thinks Apple ripped off his app--name, icon, and all.

  • News: Apple moves to intervene in lawsuit against developers

    Apple has filed a motion to intervene in Lodsys’s lawsuit against seven developers. As first reported by anti-patent crusader Florian Mueller on his blog, Apple’s filing already includes its answer to Lodsys’s complaint, and its own counterclaim—should the court approve Apple’s initial intervention motion.

  • News: Eclipse Foundation sees growing developer interest for cloud, mobile

    Survey from open source tools group gauges application development trends

  • News: Microsoft hopes to draw Android developers to Windows Phone

    Microsoft is trying to woo Android application developers, offering them help in porting applications to Windows Phone.

  • Video: Highlights of E3 2011

    Wii U, PlayStation Vita and all the sights and sounds of E3

  • Video: Sprint and Motorola launch Photon 4G Android mobile

    The first Android phone from Motorola running nVidia's dual-core Tegra 2 chip has been unveiled. The Photon 4G is Motorola's first WiMAX-capable handset, and and its first 4G device for Sprint

  • Sony Ericsson launches two phones via Facebook

    Sony Ericsson this week revealed two new phones exclusively on its Facebook page - the Sony Ericsson Mix Walkman and the Sony Ericsson txt pro.



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