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  • Opinion: How Do I Make Web Mail My Default Email, Part 2

    In a continuation of last Thursday's post and skicrazer's forum question, I offer another approach to integrating Web-based email with Windows.

  • News: Redbox, Verizon Team on Streaming Service

    Redbox and Verizon are working on a streaming video service to take on Netflix, but so far have said little about how it will work.

  • News: Lenovo ordered to pay €1920 for making French laptop buyer pay for Windows too

    A French laptop buyer has won a refund from Lenovo after a four-year legal battle over the cost of a Windows license he didn't want. The judgment could open the way for PC buyers elsewhere in Europe to obtain refunds for bundled software they don't want, French campaign group No More Racketware said Monday.

  • News: Programmer personality types: 13 profiles in code

    To the world at large, computers are scary machines that are impossible to understand, and programmers are the mysterious geniuses who know how to manipulate them even if they are never able to fix yours for whatever reason.

  • Opinion: Snappy Z-Maestro Offers Affordable--but Limited--Audio Editing

    Z-Maestro, from the people who brought you the Finestra virtual desktop utility, is a simple, easy-to-use, and promising digital audio workstation that offers multi-track audio and MIDI sequencing. It has some very nice features as well as some unique ones, but suffers too many rough edges. At this point the program remains very much a work in progress.

  • News: Wi-Fi in flight has yet to soar

    The story, " Wi-Fi in flight has yet to soar," was posted Monday with an incorrect byline. Matt Hamblen wrote the story. The byline has been corrected on the wire

  • News: Microsoft to roll out wave of native mobile apps for its CRM software

    Microsoft is gearing up to release a phalanx of native mobile applications for its CRM software, with clients aimed at BlackBerry, Windows Phone 7, iOS, and Android 2.2 and higher devices, the company announced Monday.

  • News: Gateway ex-CEOs settle fraud charges

    Two former chief executives of PC manufacturer Gateway will pay penalties totaling £240,000, after coming to a settlement with the US financial regulator over fraud charges around accounting irregularities at the company over a decade ago.

  • News: Nicira debuts with its SDN baby

    One of the most anticipated debuts of a startup company happens today when Nicira, a maker of network virtualization software, comes out of stealth mode.

  • News: Archify 'Remembers' Your Web Travels

    How many times have you viewed something on the Web and slapped your head because you couldn't find it later?

  • News: Misys and Temenos eye merger

    Misys and Temenos are in "preliminary discussions" about a merger that could make them into the largest software supplier to the financial sector.

  • Opinion: Apple Scraps Controversial Terms in iBook Author EULA Agreement

    Some controversial provisions in the agreement governing the use of Apple's iBook authoring software has been modified after coming under intense criticism from authors and publishers.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Undercover boss

    John Browett masqueraded as an ordinary salesman, The Daily reveals its subscriber numbers, and a former Apple product manager unveils the not-so-secret secrets of the iPhone's development. Ignore the remainders for Friday, February 3, 2012 behind the curtain.

  • Opinion: Dropcam HD Launch Delayed to Fix Video Quality Issues

    I was thrilled to get the latest Dropcam Wi-Fi mobile connected camera in house, the Dropcam HD, shortly after it debuted at CES. I reviewed the previous model last spring and was impressed with its easy setup and cool companion apps for Android and iOS. With a more sleek design and 720p HD video capture and streaming, the Dropcam HD was one of the more exciting connected home gadgets I saw at CES. The Dropcam HD was supposed to ship at the end of January to customers, but now its launch has been delayed.

  • News: Apple revises Snow Leopard security update

    Suffering from bizarre errors related to the latest Snow Leopard security update? Apple's already on top of things. On Friday, the company released Security Update 2012-001, version 1.1, for Snow Leopard Macs.

  • Opinion: Here's How To Install Carrier-Blocked Apps On Your Phone

    The crafty folks over at Droid-Life have discovered that, through the sorcery that is the Android browser, you can install apps that were previously blocked by carriers. This means that you can get Google Wallet on a none-Sprint phone, as well as any apps that allow you to (illegally) tether.

  • News: Internet broadcast rights in doubt following court ruling

    The landmark ruling by the Federal Court, which found Optus did not breach copyright by broadcasting NRL and AFL matches via its new TV Now service, has cast a doubt over the financial viability of internet broadcast rights.

  • Opinion: Energy Saving Software Might Help You Save Power

    I'm all for saving energy, especially if it means saving money on my utility bills. But I'm not sure that Energy Saving (€20, 14-day free trial), an application designed to help you monitor and reduce your use of energy and other resources, can really help with that task.

  • News: Microsoft wraps up ads aimed at Google with IE9 pitch

    Microsoft on Friday wrapped up a three-day campaign against rival Google by claiming its newest browser, Internet Explorer 9, is superior in stopping users from being tracked by online advertisers.

  • Opinion: Get 5GB of Extra Dropbox Storage, Free

    A free account from beloved file-sharing and -storage service Dropbox nets you 2GB of space. Want to boost that to 7GB? You can, and it won't cost you a dime extra.

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