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  • News: Five Ways to Mix Business and Personal Data on Your Smartphone

    Smartphones now make up almost half of all phone sales, and many millions of people use them for personal communications as well as work-related tasks. Yet, few people want to carry multiple phones at all times just to separate the workday from their home life. Here are five ways you can access your business and personal accounts without having to carry two phones.

  • News: IBM buys Worklight for mobile software platform

    IBM on Tuesday announced plans to buy Worklight, a move that will give it a range of cross-platform mobile application development technologies. Terms of the deal, which is expected to close in the first quarter, were not disclosed.

  • News: Windows 8: 13 features worth knowing about

    Upgrades, system migration, support headaches -- IT folks are probably dreading the next major Windows rollout. Yet Windows 8, which is scheduled to move to the beta stage in late February and will likely launch in the fall, does offer several compelling new features for both IT and end users.

  • News: Linux: A Getting-Started Guide

    Are you fed up with Microsoft Windows and ready to give Linux a try? Here's how to get started. This guide for Linux discusses who the Linux OS is right for, what you need to get started, and how to turn your Windows PC into a dual-boot computer so you can have the best of both worlds--Linux and Windows.

  • News: IBM buys Worklight for mobile software platform

    IBM on Tuesday announced plans to buy Worklight, a move that will give it a range of cross-platform mobile application development technologies. Terms of the deal, which is expected to close in the first quarter, were not disclosed.

  • News: Copyright coalition demands pirate website search demotion

    A coalition of copyright owners is lobbying the government to prevent search engines such as Google and Bing from ranking websites that provide access to pirated content.

  • News: First look: Final Cut Pro X 10.0.3 restores professional features; adds notable new ones

    The June 2011 release of Apple’s new Final Cut Pro X set off a firestorm that reverberated across the globe—at least in video circles. The hotly anticipated new version of Apple's flagship video software was unexpectedly accompanied by the immediate removal of the previous version—Final Cut Pro 7—along with the company's Final Cut Server and Final Cut Express apps, from retail distribution. That alone had longtime users jumping ship from the only nonlinear video editor many of them had ever used.

  • Opinion: Remove unnecessary System Preferences icons

    Many Mac OS X hints involve quick trips into System Preferences. The app, built into the operating system, gathers together all sorts of systemwide options—which is why it can get a bit cluttered.

  • News: 7toX for Final Cut Pro converts legacy FCP projects

    When Final Cut Pro X was first released, there were many gripes and grumbles about the application, but none so prominent as the lack of support for projects created in earlier versions of Final Cut Pro. Third-party developer Intelligent Assistance seeks to change that with its new 7toX for Final Cut Pro converter, available on the Mac App Store alongside the newly released Final Cut Pro X 10.0.3 update.

  • News: Sky Go for Android coming in February

    Sky has confirmed its Sky Go app for Android will be made available at the end of February.

  • News: Office 15 Beta Slated for Summer, Time to Move to Office 2010

    Microsoft has launched the community technical preview (CTP) for Office 15 to a limited audience, with a public beta planned for summer of 2012. With what will likely end up being Office 2013 looming on the horizon, it’s time for those still using Office 2007 to migrate to Office 2010.

  • News: Final Cut Pro X gets a new angle—64 of them, in fact

    It’s been seven months since Apple released Final Cut Pro X amidst furor and bemusement; four months since the company released its first major update, with promised support for more pro-level features in the next year. That year is here, and with it, Apple brought its third major update to the platform, offering multicam editing, updates to Chroma Key, beta broadcast video monitoring, and an assortment of other improvements.

  • News: Infor revamps support services, heightens competition against SAP, Oracle

    Infor has rebranded and revamped its software support offerings in a bid to cement its profile as a potential alternative to rivals like SAP and Oracle.

  • News: Git gets enterprise equipped

    Developer tool provider AccuRev will release a package designed to help enterprises incorporate the increasingly popular Git open source version-control software into their development operations, the company announced Tuesday.

  • News: Zultys adds Android client for its IP PBX

    Zultys has upgraded the software in its MX family of IP PBXs and added a Mobile Communicator client for Android-based smartphones, the company said on Tuesday.

  • News: HP extends asset mapping into Amazon, VMware clouds

    Hewlett-Packard has updated its Discovery and Dependency Mapping Advanced (DDMA) software package so it will allow administrators to map their IT assets in the cloud.

  • News: EU launches antitrust investigation of Samsung patent licensing

    The European Commission is investigating the way Samsung Electronics licenses its patents on technology essential to mobile communications networks, concerned that it may be in breach of European competition law.

  • Panasonic Announces 20X-Zoom Pocket Camera, Full-Featured Rugged Camera

    Panasonic's latest camera models are extreme in a couple of ways: extreme in terms of optical-zoom range, and extreme in the "chugging a carafe of Mountain Dew while pogo-sticking down Mount Everest" sense. Today the company announced four new Lumix point-and-shoots that will be available in the first quarter of the year, headlined by the 20X-optical-zoom Lumix ZS20 and the rugged but robust Lumix TS4.

  • How-Tos: How to purchase and read an eBook from the Google eBookstore on a Google Android device

    In a bid to rival Apple and Amazon, Google launched its eBookstore in the UK in October last year.

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