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  • News: IE on a rebound, browser share data shows

    Microsoft's Internet Explorer in April again gained usage share, the third time in the year's first four months, to stay well above the 50% mark and remain the world's top browser, a Web analytics company said today.

  • News: App to help the blind wins Microsoft Imagine Cup

    From a field of 400 entries, Team Mobile Eye has claimed the top prize at this year's Microsoft Imagine Cup.

  • News: No solution is an island says IBM

    IBM has kicked off its annual Impact conference by announcing two "ecosystems" that it claims will radically simplify the development and deployment of applications in mobile and datacentre environments.

  • Opinion: Now with More RAM, the 'Vivaldi' Linux Tablet Is Almost Ready

    There was plenty of excitement earlier this year over the news that a fully open tablet was in the works, and late last week some new revelations were made about the device that are sure to step up the anticipation even more.

  • How-Tos: Seamless transitions your music from Mac to iOS effortlessly

    Back when I had a morning commute, I would often pop in some earbuds before hopping on the bus and rock out to one of the many tunes on my iPhone as we rode through Chinatown. The problem, of course, came when I reached my desk mid-song: Did I pause and try and find the song on my Mac's iTunes library? Or did I continue to listen through my iPhone, only to look up hours later and realize I'd drained my phone's battery when I should have switched to my desktop?

  • News: Hulu May Force Users to Prove They Have TV Subscription, Says Report

    Don't cut your cable cord quite yet. Hulu may soon require you prove you're a paying cable subscriber before you can uses its video streaming service. According to a report in the New York Post the move is said to be at Hulu owners' News Corp., Comcast and Disney's asking. The logic behind it is simple: TV companies are worried about hemorrhaging revenue as audiences shift to viewing content for free online, a process sometimes referred to as "cord-cutting."

  • How-Tos: Use UK Quicken with Windows 7

    A UK reader wrote to us asking how to use Quicken with Windows 7. Our Helproom Expert was happy to advise.

  • News: RIM Offers Peek at BlackBerry 10, Alpha Hardware

    Research in Motion still has a long way to go before launching its first BlackBerry 10 smartphones, but the company is hoping to tide fans over with a sneak peak at the operating system.

  • News: IBM melds crime-fighting, big data analytics in one security package

    IBM today came out with its first iteration of the analytics software package that it expects will help law enforcement, government agencies and private businesses wade through the massive amounts of data they collect to help them predict, disrupt and prevent criminal, terrorist and fraudulent activities.

  • News: SAP's Sikka fires back against Oracle's 'falsehoods' about HANA

    SAP's technology chief has given a strong rebuttal to a recent presentation by an Oracle executive that was critical of SAP's HANA in-memory database, saying it is full of "falsehoods."

  • News: Microsoft mute on Nook app's bundling with Windows 8

    Microsoft on Monday declined to say whether Barnes and Noble's Nook app for Metro will be embedded into Windows 8 or Windows RT.

  • News: Cloud providers need to step up on security, say analysts

    With businesses trusting third-party cloud providers with little scrutiny, the onus is on the providers to be transparent about risk

  • News: IE Rides Windows 7 and 'Beauty of the Web' to Continue Rebound

    April was another good month for Internet Explorer. The Microsoft Web browser continued its upward trend riding on the success of IE9. Back to back months of growth have wiped out almost six months of decline in IE market share.

  • How-Tos: Difference between 32bit and 64bit Windows

    In an answer to a previous query, our Helproom Editor explained to a reader how he could run GWBasic on a 64bit Windows 7 PC. But as another reader subsequently pointed out - a simpler solution might be to simply run a 32bit version of Windows. Here, our Helproom Editor explains how to run 16bit software on a 32bit installation of Windows, as well as pointing out some of the major differences between 32bit and 64bit Windows.

  • News: Three alternate iOS music player apps

    While the Music app on your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch might be sufficient for you, there are plenty of other apps you can use to listen to music on your iOS device. Some offer unique ways of organizing and listening to music, and others focus on providing better sound. Here’s a look at three apps that you can use to listen differently to music on iOS.

  • Opinion: Monster Wars for iPhone and iPad

    When being a do-gooder grows boring, why not switch teams? That’s the route Liv Games takes with Monster Wars, an evil-themed sequel to the developer’s popular tower defense game Legendary Wars.

  • Check Point launches ZoneAlarm Free Antivirus and Firewall 2013

    Check Point has released its ZoneAlarm Antivirus and Firewall 2013 security software.

  • News: Microsoft is taking a closer look at "racy" apps on Marketplace

    Microsoft will from now on be paying more attention to the icons, titles, and content of apps on Marketplace, and expects them to get more subtle and modest in the imagery used, the company said in a blog post on Monday.

  • News: Flashback gang could be making $10K a day off infected Macs

    The Flashback malware that's infected hundreds of thousands of Macs may be generating more than $10,000 a day for the hackers who made the Trojan horse, Symantec said.

  • News: IDC also says Samsung grabbed the biggest smartphone share in Q1

    The worldwide smartphone market grew 42.5 percent year-over-year during the first quarter, as Samsung Electronics overtook Apple for the smartphone leadership position, according to IDC's estimates.


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