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  • Opinion: Why Office for iPad Is Inevitable

    The rumor is back. There are new reports that Microsoft is developing a version of the Microsoft Office suite for Apple’s iOS operating system--and perhaps the Android mobile operating system as well. I don’t know if the latest speculation is accurate or not, but it makes sense because it’s in Microsoft’s best interests to do so.

  • How-Tos: How to dual boot Windows 8

    By running Windows 8 alongside your existing OS, you can check out its new features without committing to it. Here's how to dual-boot Windows 8.

  • News: iPhone, Android account for 82% of smartphones shipped

    Android and iPhone smartphones together made up 82% of all such devices shipped to retailers in the first quarter of 2012, IDC said Thursday.

  • How-Tos: Stack overflow error when sending webmail

    One reader found that every time they sent an email via a webmail client, they received the error message: ‘Stack overflow at line:158', although the email went through. Our Helproo, Error explained the issue, and how to fix it.

  • News: Windows 8 to Run Adobe Flash Only on Some Websites

    The touch-centric Metro version of Internet Explorer 10 in Windows 8 is plug-in free, but the browser may still be able to run Adobe Flash video, according to an online report. Microsoft is reportedly taking the Google Chrome approach with IE10 and building Flash capability directly into the touch-friendly browser. But Flash won't be available for every site on the Web in Metro IE10. Instead, Microsoft will only extend the capability to select popular sites, according to Windows bloggers Paul Thurrott and Rafael Rivera.

  • News: Are CEOs getting the social media thing?

    IBM says a study it did of some 1,700 Chief Executive Officers worldwide found that many indeed - or should be -- grasping social media as a key enabler of collaboration and innovation.

  • News: Confidential data: Delete it or eat it, say security experts

    Hoarding sensitive information is easy and inexpensive, but as the collected information grows, so do the risks

  • News: NASA and cybersecurity: Ground control to Major Tom?

    Latest claimed attack by Iranian students piles on to 47 attacks in fiscal year 2011, with 13 compromising the agency's computers

  • News: Box to beef up IT administration features of cloud content management software

    Box will start letting customers test a new set of IT administration controls for its cloud-hosted enterprise collaboration and content management software on Thursday.

  • How-Tos: PC logs me out after only a few minutes

    If your PC or laptop is regularly locked after only a few minutes of inactivity, it's likely that you need to change the Screen Saver settings. Our Helproom Editor explains how.

  • News: Spotify deploys Salesforce Rypple for social enterprise

    Digital music service Spotify is using employee performance management software from Salesforce.com to drive engagement within the company and make giving feedback more social.

  • News: Sony gives Tablet S and P an Ice Cream Sandwich update

    Sony has announced that UK Tablet S and Tablet P users will get an upgrade to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich this month.

  • News: McLaren CIO uses SAP's HANA to scale back on expensive PhDs

    McLaren CIO Stuart Birrell has said that he is using SAP’s in-memory HANA technology to try and scale back on using “expensive PhD” skills within the group’s Formula 1 teams.

  • News: Yahoo Axis syncs browsing between iOS and desktop

    Yahoo is rolling out Axis, a new searching and browsing tool that syncs between your Web browser of choice and your iOS devices.

  • News: Microsoft Office for iOS and Android May Arrive This Fall

    Microsoft appears to be closing in on a release of Microsoft Office for both iOS and Android this fall, despite previous denials.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Losers, weepers

    Samsung and Apple can't find a compromise, IBM employees lose out on Siri, and Jony Ive tears up about Apple's next great product. The remainders for Wednesday, May 23, 2012 can't win for losing.

  • News: Searches go full-screen in update to Google's iOS app

    Google has gone big with the changes in the latest version of its mobile search app for iOS, starting with full-screen searches and views for the iPhone. Other changes introduced in Google Search 2.0.0 Wednesday include speed improvements, an enhanced yet simplified user interface, and gesture tweaks for easy navigation.

  • News: Yahoo launches stand-alone mobile search app

    Yahoo beefed up its search offerings on Wednesday when it launched Axis, an HTML5-based browser app that delivers search results as page previews rather than as links.

  • News: Wolfram expands into system modeling

    Expanding beyond its scientific and engineering number-crunching software, Mathematica maker Wolfram Research released a desktop application for full-scale system modeling and simulation, the company announced Wednesday.

  • News: Squabbles line Kenya's path to 4G LTE

    Intel has been keen on nurturing the growth of ICT in Kenya and East Africa. The more ICT is ingrained in our day to day lives, the more computers people buy. Most of these computers contain Intel chipsets, translating into a better bottom line for the company. After all, Asia contributed to half of Intel's revenue last year, with strong performance from countries like Brazil and India.

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