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  • News: Universal 3D glasses coming in 2012

    Panasonic, Samsung and Sony are collaborating on a universal standard for 3D TV glasses, working with XPAND 3D to bring out active-shutter glasses that will work on several kinds of 3D TVs from each of the brands. Production of the new all-in-one glasses, which will incorporate several radio frequency (RF) and infrared (IR) standards used in superseded and current 3D TVs, will begin in September this year. Universally compatible glasses should be available for consumers to purchase sometime in 2012.

  • Opinion: Outgrown Windows' File Manager? Try Multi-Paned Q-Dir

    Windows' built-in Explorer file manager has seen many improvements over the years. It now has features thumbnails, multiple folder views, and lots of other goodies. But it still lacks basic functionality, such as tabbed windows and a dual-pane view. If you occasionally feel the need for a file manager with a bit more oomph--but find Total Commander to be overkill--the free Q-Dir might pique your interest.

  • News: Quark sold to merger and acquisition company

    Quark, developer of the desktop publishing software QuarkXPress, has been acquired by Platinum Equity, a Los Angeles merger and acquisition company, for an undisclosed sum.

  • Opinion: Take more control of Mission Control

    If you found Spaces too confusing or too much trouble in Snow Leopard, you should give virtual desktops another try in Lion. Mission Control combines features of Spaces and Exposé and makes them way more usable. A trio of Hints readers have offered up some tips that make Mission Control easier to work with—which could make you more productive.

  • Opinion: Sony Distribution Center Torched in London Riots

    Rioters in London apparently set Sony's Enfield-based DADC (Digital Audio Disc Corporation) facility ablaze last night, reducing the massive disc distribution center to flames and smoke. The massive multi-story, 20,000 square meter building would have likely contained stock tied to multiple mediums, ranging from music labels to video games to movies and more.

  • News: Quark bought by private equity firm

    Platinum Equity has bought Quark, who it seems is now on the lookout to make some acquisitions of its own.

  • News: 200,000 BitTorrent Users Sued Since 2010

    Since the beginning of 2010, a whopping 200,000 BitTorrent users have been sued in mass file-sharing lawsuits by copyright trolls, according to TorrentFreak.

  • News: Anonymous group defaces Syrian Government website

    The Anonymous hacking group has added the website of the Syrian Ministry of Defense to its ever-lengthening list of victims, defacing it with a message in support of the anti-Government insurrection.

  • How-Tos: Tame Lion's Mail

    The Lion version of Apple Mail ( Macworld rated 4.5 out of 5 mice ) not only alters the email program's overall user interface but also changes numerous features behind the scenes. Some of these new or revised features behave in ways one might not expect, but with a few key pieces of information you'll be ready to use them to their full potential.

  • News: Londoners take to social media outlets during the riots

    The photograph shows a hooded young man looking toward the sky just after he apparently threw something. Close by, a Citroen compact car is completely engulfed in flames.

  • News: BlackBerry's QNX-Based Phones Expected to Underwhelm Users

    If you were keeping your hopes up for a BlackBerry superphone running the QNX OS, you will be disappointed. Research In Motion is set to launch an underwhelming range of QNX-based phones next year, according to a BGR report, that will be as good as dead on arrival. Here's why:

  • News: DocMoto makes Document Manager Awards 2011 finals

    DocMoto has made it through to the finals of the Document Manager Awards 2011, the first Mac-specific product to be nominated for such a prize.

  • News: Apple 'to launch iOS 5 beta 6 on 17 August'

    Apple is going to launch the sixth beta version of iOS 5 on Wednesday 17 August, it has been claimed.

  • News: Non-Apple tablet market to grow 134% in 2012

    Sales of non-Apple tablets will grow by 134 percent on year in 2012, according to reports in Taiwan.

  • News: NATS planning system failure delays UK flights

    Early morning flights into and out of London airports (Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted) were delayed following a post-maintenance planning system failure at National Air Traffic Control (NATS).

  • News: DWP IT workers start working to rule

    HP staff working in IT support at the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have today begun industrial action in response to plans to offshore 200 jobs to India.

  • News: Apple launches new lower-price iMac for education

    Apple has launched a new 21.5-inch iMac specifically for education institutions, it has been confirmed.

  • News: Thousands of pupils personal data at risk in website hack

    The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has found a school in Hampshire in breach of the Data Protection Act (DPA) after the personal details of nearly 20,000 people were put at risk when the school’s website was hacked.

  • News: FDM Group hosts women in technology seminar for graduates

    Female graduates interested in pursuing a career in IT will be able to learn more about the industry at a free event hosted by IT training and services provider FDM Group next week.

  • News: Cabinet Office considers body to protect NHS trusts from NPfIT contract exposure

    The Cabinet Office is considering intervening in the contracts between the Department of Health and its suppliers on the disastrous £11.4 billion National programme for IT, it has been reported, in order to protect local trusts from each facing multimillion pound exposure as the NHS is reformed.


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