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  • News: Google+ could be Google's latest enterprise weapon

    Google's new social networking service just a day old, but analysts are already wondering how long it will be before Google+ is refocused for the enterprise.

  • News: Nvidia Releases Blazing-Fast GTX 580M Graphics Card

    Nvidia has launched its GeForce GTX 580M high-end video graphics card for laptops, which the company claims is the "fastest notebook GPU ever." The new card, available in the Alienware M17x and M18x, boasts faster speeds and will allow gamers to play at full 1080p HD resolutions while still preserving some battery life via Nvidia's Optimus technology.

  • News: Samsung files ITC complaint against Apple

    On Tuesday, Samsung filed a complaint with the United States International Trade Commission (ITC), naming Apple as the complaint’s sole respondent. The complaint—number 337-2824—focuses on “Mobile Electronic Devices, Including Wireless Communication Devices, Portable Music and Data Processing Devices, and Tablet Computer.”

  • News: Office 365 By the Numbers: Is It a Good Value?

    Microsoft has officially launched Office 365--the new cloud-based subscription productivity suite. Inevitably, there are a myriad of head-to-head comparisons and face-offs with the rival Google Apps platform, but those are only valuable for an individual or company that is seriously considering a choice between the two. For an organization that has no intention of dropping Microsoft Office, the question becomes one of which path provides the better value.

  • News: Report: FBI Steps Up Hunt for LulzSec

    Lulz Security may be officially disbanded after 50 days of online hijinks including raids against the servers of NATO, the U.S. Senate, PBS and many others. But law enforcement officials are still actively searching for the rogue hackers. So far, however, it appears the law is coming up empty. FBI agents recently descended on the home of Iowa resident Laurelai Bailey hoping to find out more information about the February hack into security firm [

  • Opinion: The Best $3.95 You Can Spend on Your Laptop

    Remember the good old days, when laptops had USB ports at the rear? Now, most models have them on either side, which is a little more convenient for plugging and unplugging devices but an aesthetic nightmare.

  • Opinion: Improve Screen's Readability With ClearType Text Tuner

    If you spend all day in front of the same computer screen, you owe it to yourself to make that screen as readable as possible. Windows 7's built-in text tuning tool, ClearType Text Tuner, lets you do just that.

  • News: Oracle buys Pillar Data Systems

    Oracle is building out its array of hardware products with the acquisition of storage vendor Pillar Data Systems, the company announced Wednesday. Terms of the deal, which is expected to close in July, were not disclosed.

  • News: Google patches 7 bugs in Chrome browser

    Google patched seven vulnerabilities in Chrome on Tuesday as it issued the second security update for its browser this month.

  • News: Lawson shareholders approve sale to Infor

    A majority of Lawson Software shareholders approved the company's sale to Infor and Golden Gate Capital during a meeting Wednesday, paving the way for the creation of the industry's third-largest ERP (enterprise resource planning) software vendors after SAP and Oracle.

  • gear4 Angry Birds iPod speakers ahoy

    Angry Birds mania shows no sign of abating. As well as finally being ported to Windows Phone 7, it has inspired a range of gear4 iPod speaker docks.

  • How-Tos: How to surf safely at a public Wi-Fi hotspot

    When you use a wireless hotspot, Wi-Fi packet-sniffing software can enable nearby crooks to easily unearth your personal details. LogMeIn Hamachi2 is a ueful free tool for times like these.

  • How-Tos: How to track down lost or stolen tech

    Gadgets are lost or stolen all the time, and usually are never to be seen again. Hardware-tracing services can improve your odds of getting them back.

  • News: Nokia upgrades older Symbian phones

    In an apparent push to keep customers from defecting to other platforms until its Windows Phones ship, Nokia is planning to upgrade some of its older Symbian-based smartphones.

  • News: MasterCard blames ISP outage for site's downtime

    MasterCard said on Wednesday that its main website was offline for a short period of time due to a weather-related issue at a third-party ISP and not a distributed denial-of-service (DDOS) attack as claimed by WikiLeaks.

  • How-Tos: How to protect your holiday snaps abroad

    We're not suggesting that your camera or camcorder is going to be lost or stolen on holiday, but how upset would you be if it was? We show you how to back up the photos and videos you capture, just in case the unthinkable happens.

  • How-Tos: How to create dramatic photos with high dynamic range

    High dynamic range can add drama to your photos. We show how it works, even on a fairly ordinary digital camera.

  • News: Cisco's Cius tablet to go on sale July 31 for $750

    Cisco announced its Android-based Cius tablet, with appeal for enterprise customers, will finally go on sale for $750 on July 31.

  • Opinion: Bidding farewell to HMS Netbook

    When Asus put together a small and cheap laptop four years ago, few would have predicted that the Eee PC would spearhead a portable revolution. With the humble netbook's popularity now waning, what's next for the low-power laptop?

  • Opinion: Windows 8 puts us all on the take

    Windows 8 will encourage us all to embrace the web. But cloud computing is setting itself up for a fall by its very dependence on the internet. If you can’t access your apps, how will you use them?


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