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  • Opinion: Sync Browser Bookmarks Between Windows and Android

    JimH443 asked the Web Browsing and Email forum how to keep the same browser bookmarks on his PC and his Android phone

  • News: Intel plans to win in China's smartphones and tablets market

    Best known as a producer of PC chips, Intel now plans to win in the Chinese market for tablets and smartphones as well, a company executive said Monday.

  • Opinion: Online Privacy Debate Heats Up

    Online privacy concerns are real, but users of Facebook, smartphone apps and the Internet at large are best protected when they are careful what they post and understand the degree to which their personal data is a commodity.

  • News: The Week in iPad Cases: Cork

    There's much to like in the third-generation iPad, from its amazing screen to its great battery life. And its popularity means a vibrant ecosystem of cases and case vendors. These undisputed stars of our weekly roundups keep coming up with new and exciting ways to keep your tablet safe while adding a splash of style and custom features.

  • Opinion: Google+ Numbers Show Social Network is Growing

    Google+, the smaller rival to Facebook, shows signs of gaining traction by exceeding 100 million users, but when those users log on to the social networking service they are spending less time at the site than previously.

  • News: Why Is Instagram So Popular?

    If you're an active social-media user, you can't deny the phenomenon of Instagram--its trendy derivatives were a hit with PCWorld readers in 2011--and now the app, already popular among iOS gadget owners, is available for Android users as well.

  • News: Create Engaging Tutorials in a Snap with Snapguide

    Part of running a business smoothly is to have simple processes that users can easily learn and repeat. Whether it’s a process for filing an expense report, or logging a customer complaint, or writing a blog post, there are processes in every business that need to be shared with others so everyone is on the same page and handles tasks consistently. Snapguide makes it easy to create engaging step-by-step tutorials.

  • Opinion: AT&T Finally to Allow Unlocked iPhones for Out-of-Contract Users

    AT&T's long-standing policy against unlocking iPhones will come to an end this Sunday, allowing users to take advantage of cheaper service when traveling abroad.

  • News: AT&T will unlock your out-of-contract iPhone beginning April 8

    Chalk this up as a win for anyone with a GSM iPhone: AT&T on Friday announced that starting Sunday, the company will allow customers who have fulfilled their two-year contracts to unlock their iPhone for use on any GSM network.

  • Opinion: Advertising in Free Apps Saps Your Smartphone's Battery Life

    As much as 75 percent of the energy spent by some popular smartphone apps, such as Angry Birds and Fchess, is spent on marketing and advertising aimed at you.

  • News: iPhone 5 rumor rollup for the week ending April 6

    The iOSsphere is nothing if not democratic. It accepts unfounded speculation, comments, convictions and assertions from the lowest of the low and the highest of the high.

  • News: "Significant" wage increase coming from Apple factory owner

    The parent company to Foxconn, who manufacturer many Apple products, including the iPhone, says it plans to raise the wages of its employees in Taiwan.

  • News: UDID alternatives mooted for mobile ad tracking after Apple rejects apps

    With Apple seemingly blocking apps that access UDID (unique device identifier) data from the App Store, developers and mobile advertising firms are scrambling to find alternative ways to track user behaviour.

  • News: The Week in iOS Apps: A feast for the senses

    This week’s app roundup is a feast for the senses. Love to laugh, talk, or eat? We’ve got something for you.

  • News: Plangrid brings iPad to construction sites

    Any 5-year-old child can name the standard tools of the trade on a construction site—hammers, saws, drills, and the like. But now you can add the iPad to the list. Thanks to a recently released app, builders and architects could replace reams of heavy, expensive paper blueprints with an Apple tablet.

  • News: Free apps kill smartphone battery life

    Those free apps like Angry Birds, Instagram and Tiny Wings may be loads of fun, but they suck the battery life out of your smartphone by tracking your geographical location, sending information about you to advertisers and downloading ads.

  • News: The Week in iPhone Cases: April showers and May flowers

    Spring is upon us! Well, that's what the calendar says, at least. As we make our way through the unpredictable weather of the next few weeks, the new season is also a great opportunity to dress our iPhone anew—and what better way to find your next case than to peruse the latest Macworld weekly roundup of iPhone protection?

  • News: Four Reasons to Consider FileMaker 12

    Data is the fuel that drives business, and the database is the engine that runs it all. But, just as most people would rather drive a hot new Ferrari than a rusty, dented 1972 Ford Pinto, users are more likely to put the database to use if it looks good.

  • News: Easter Eggs: The best iOS apps for Easter

    Easter is upon us again, so if you're looking for something to keep you and your kids occupied while you try not to gorge yourself silly on chocolate eggs, here are some of the best new Easter-themed apps.

  • How-Tos: How to Buy a Smartphone for Your Business

    Shopping for a new smartphone is tough: With so many phones out there, finding the best one for your work life and your personal life can be headache-inducing. This guide highlights business features among the different operating systems, explains the best specs for business, and offers advice on the apps you should download once you purchase your smartphone.



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