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  • News: Apple 'negligent' over Flashback Mac security threats

    Anti-virus giant Kaspersky Lab has criticised the speed of Apple’s response to the three-month-old Flashback security breach.

  • News: Mocana joins iOS app management party

    2011 was all about mobile device management (MDM), helping IT feel comfortable about all those iPhones, iPads, and the pending wave of Android devices on which their BlackBerry Enterprise Server (BES) tool couldn't enforce password, encryption, and other such policies. That's old hat now -- pratically a checklist technology to support mobile device heterogeneity. 2012 instead is shaping up to be about mobile application management (MAM), with a variety of vendors offering tools to control the apps themselves.

  • News: How to Choose a Cloud Hosting Service

    Not sure what cloud computing is, or how it can benefit your business? In this article, I’ll introduce you to the cloud, help you interpret the buzzwords, and explain how your business might save time and money using a cloud hosting service such as Windows Azure, Amazon EC2, or Rackspace.

  • News: How to Get Your Business Started on YouTube

    Making videos, much like Facebooking, blogging, and tweeting, is not an end but a means. It is a means of communicating with customers and marketing your wares. And it is increasingly a means of promoting yourself more visibly via search engines. On many a Web search, Google will place videos at the top of the results. This is common for many terms, and some have suggested that Web pages that contain embedded videos place higher in Google’s search results.

  • Opinion: Get the Best of Firefox 4 With Status-4-Evar

    Firefox is in a state of rapid updates, when it seems every month brings a new version to your screen. In the vast rush to get new features out there, older features, perhaps considered no longer necessary, are dropped by the wayside. Fortunately, the extremely robust plug-in ecosystem and developer community that keeps Firefox my personal browser of choice (winning me back from Opera solely due to some add-ons I found I couldn't live without) means that if there's a feature you like, someone will add it back in if it's gone. Thus it is with Status-4-Evar, which recreates the pre-Firefox 4 status bar widgets, but with improved flexibility.

  • News: Windows XP users reminded of two-year support deadline

    The two-year deadline for users of Windows XP and Office 2003 to abandon their software or face a life without official support started ticking on Sunday, Microsoft has reminded millions of customers.

  • Opinion: How to keep track of keyboard shortcuts

    If you’ve read much of my writing here at Macworld, you know I love using the keyboard as much as possible. I find that reaching for the mouse (or trackpad, as much as I love mine) slows me down and interrupts my flow. If you’d like to use the keyboard more and the mouse less, here are some ways to do just that—and some advice on how to manage your growing collection of keyboard shortcuts.

  • News: Citrix buys Podio for social collaboration, project management software

    Citrix said Wednesday it has acquired Podio, maker of a cloud-based software platform for project management and collaboration. Terms were not disclosed.

  • Opinion: How to add special effects in iPhoto for iOS

    There are numerous benefits to editing your photos in the iOS version of iPhoto, which gives you much of the same functionality as its analogous desktop Mac software. The most obvious advantage is how much faster and easier it is to edit photos on your iPhone or iPad directly with your fingertip or a stylus. Although editing on an iOS device takes a little getting used to, once you've gotten the hang of making basic edits in iPhoto for iOS, you can move on to more advanced edits such as adding special effects.

  • News: BBC launches Sport app for TVs

    The BBC has launches its Sport app for internet connected TVs to provide broad and interactive coverage.

  • News: Apple promises Flashback malware killer

    Apple for the first time publicly acknowledged a malware campaign that has infected an estimated 600,000 Macs, and said it would release a free tool to disinfect users' machines.

  • News: Nokia announces its first Windows Phone with NFC

    Nokia has announced an NFC-enabled version of the recently launched Lumia 610 smartphone. Orange will be the first network operator to sell it, Nokia said in a blog post on Wednesday.

  • How-Tos: Get more from social media with Windows 8

    Like Windows Phone, Windows 8 offers a constant connection to all your email and social media from a single view. Here's how to get more from Facebook, Twitter and the rest using Windows 8.

  • News: Raspberry Pi back on track after passing CE mark tests

    The Raspberry Pi has passed the EU conformance tests that caused a hiatus in its distribution two weeks ago, its creators have announced.

  • News: Apple's new Flashback killer tool

    Apple is developing new software to detect and remove the Flashback malware that security insiders claim has infected 600,000 Macs worldwide.

  • News: Nokia offers Lumia 900 exchange, credits as problem surfaces

    Nokia said it had discovered a memory management issue on Lumia 900 smartphones offered on AT&T's network, that in some cases could lead to a loss of data connectivity.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Kicking it

    Tim Cook will kick off this year's D conference; shortages of the 15-inch MacBook Pro suggest new models with even more kick; and Apple kicks a Russian security firm while it's down. The remainders for Tuesday, April 10, 2012 get a kick out of you.

  • News: Mocana extends mobile app security offering to iOS

    More iOS devices arriving in the workplace mean more potential security headaches for the enterprise. Smart device security firm Mocana is looking to reduce some of those headaches by adding iOS support to its Mobile App Protection offering.

  • Opinion: Vista Support No More: Where to Go for Help

    Microsoft is ending support for Windows Vista this week as part of an effort to push users to upgrade to Windows 7. The company will no longer offer free technical support for customers running Vista, nor will they honor warranty claims for the five-year-old operating system, but it will provide basic support.

  • News: Critical Patch Tuesday bulletin addresses Microsoft Office attack seen in the wild

    While four of the six security bulletins that Microsoft issued for April's Patch Tuesday release are rated "critical," one in particular has already been targeted by an attack lurking in the wild.


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