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  • News: LaCie's Little Big Disk with Thunderbolt now shipping

    On Tuesday, LaCie finally made the Little Big Disk with Thunderbolt hard drive available to the public through the Apple Retail Store and the Apple Online Store. The LaCie drive was originally announced in February.

  • News: New Patent Law Offers Few Pros, Many Cons

    The America Invents Act has been widely described as the biggest reform of American patent law in some 50 years, and that's certainly true. An overhaul of our patent system was long overdue, and there have been high hopes as to what it could accomplish.

  • News: Apple releases updates for Compressor, Motion

    Apple's primary focus on Tuesday may have been the 10.0.1 Final Cut Pro X update, but its other professional-level video apps, Compressor and Motion, haven't been left out in the cold. Both applications have received updates, to versions 4.0.1 and 5.0.1 respectively, and the company has additionally released a package of ProApps QuickTime Codecs for all three applications.

  • News: Twitter Checking Out Eastern Sites for Data Center

    Frustrated by "the whale" on Twitter that pops up on your screen when you're trying to access the site but it can't respond because it's overwhelmed by traffic? Relief may soon be in sight.

  • Opinion: Cyborg Plants Render Humans Even More Obsolete

    The cyborg plant is not a new concept. The robot plant replacement is even less new: You can buy one for a price of $4.19 from ThinkGeek, after all. But a team at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich isn't interested in solar-powered plastic toys or surgically-altered self-lighting plants that hang on a wall (creepy!)--they're giving plants the ability to feed, water, and sun themselves, by augmenting them with iRobot technology and wheels.

  • Sony Reader PRS-T1 comes with Wi-Fi; free Harry Potter book

    The Sony Reader PRS-T1 is a very lightweight [168g] 6in screen e-book reader with Wi-Fi onboard. This adds convenience, since you can browse the Sony Reader Store online and download your chosen books directly to the 8.9mm thick device

  • News: Instagram 2.0 adds live filters and higher-resolution photos

    Instagram on Tuesday unveiled version 2.0 of its popular photo-sharing app. The update adds new filters, live filter previews, instant tilt-shift effects, more border controls, high-resolution photos, and rotation controls.

  • News: Xbox Live TV Set to Launch for Holiday 2011

    Microsoft's Steve Ballmer has stated that a live TV service for Xbox Live should be launching in time for the holiday season of this year.

  • News: Windows 8 developer tablets go for $3,500+ on eBay

    Several of the souped-up Samsung tablets Microsoft handed out to 5,000 developers at last week's BUILD Windows conference are for sale on eBay at prices as high as $3,500.

  • News: DigiNotar certificate authority goes bankrupt

    The theft of SSL certificates from Dutch certificate authority DigiNotar so undermined trust in the company that it has gone bankrupt.

  • News: 5 more tech breakthroughs in access, power, control

    This is the second half of a two-part series on technology breakthroughs that have the potential to change computing. Last week, we looked at five chip-level innovations that will make electronic devices faster, more powerful, more flexible and less expensive to manufacture. This week, we explore advances in how we access the Net, how we power our devices and how we interact with them.

  • Feature: PC Advisor today - top technology news, reviews and tips, 20/09/2011

    PC Advisor editors pick the day's best technology news, reviews, tips and tricks

  • News: Are certifications less crucial for healthcare IT jobs?

    Timothy Stettheimer, CIO for St. Vincent's Health System in Birmingham, Ala., has more confidence in IT certifications than referrals and in-person interviews when it comes to hiring.

  • How-Tos: Manage Accounts: Cancel Google+, Multiple Sign-Ins

    Right from the get-go, I didn't care for Google+ (I'm not alone; read fellow PCWorld writer Tony Bradley's complaints about Google+). Maybe it was the relentless media fawning over what seemed a tepid Facebook clone, or maybe it was because the service just seemed kind of pointless. Whatever the case, I've barely looked at Google+ since signing up for it.

  • News: Sysadmin contest winner to star in movie

    IT specialist Mike Mahan is trading his syslogs for a script. He's headed to Hollywood to film a YouTube-length movie in which he'll play the role of the sysadmin hero.

  • News: Surveys find Apple most admired, most satisfying company

    Apple, riding continued high demand for its Mac computers and iPad tablets, has topped rivals in two new surveys of customer satisfaction.

  • News: Cisco and Microsoft cooperate to bring network-layer management to Hyper-V

    Windows Server 8 looks promising enough that Cisco it is queuing up two new products designed to extend its network controls to Hyper-V virtual environments when Microsoft releases Windows Server 8 sometime next year.

  • News: Samsung Windows 8 Tablets Surface on eBay

    If you're dying to get your hands on a Windows 8 tablet, right now for $2,000 or more on eBay you can pick up several Samsung Series 7 700T tablets running Windows 8. The one-panel slate was handed out for free to all 5,000 developers who attended Microsoft's recent BUILD conference.

  • Opinion: Skype iPhone, iPod Touch App Has Security Hole

    Skype is working to fix a security hole in its iOS app for the iPhone and iPod Touch that allows a hacker to steal a person's entire address book. The vulnerability, located in the app's chat message window, can be exploited with JavaScript code. It was pointed out by security researcher Phil Purviance of AppSec.

  • News: Facebook to Court Small Business with Free Advertising

    Facebook is set to unveil an ambitious plan to attract more small businesses to set up shop on the social network. It plans to offer $50 in free advertising to as many as 200,000 small businesses to demonstrate the power of marketing on Facebook.


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