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  • News: iTunes 10.6 adds 1080p support, iTunes Match improvements

    On Wednesday, Apple released an updated version of iTunes to add support for 1080p video and address several issues with iTunes Match.

  • News: Summary: New iPad, new Apple TV, new iPhoto app, and more

    Apple unveiled a new iPad on Wednesday, with a new name that sounds a lot like its old name. The third-generation iPad is called, simply, iPad. It sports a retina display, much-improved camera, voice dictation, and optional LTE wireless broadband support. The new iPad is just a smidgen thicker and heavier than its immediate predecessor. And the new iPad was but one announcement at Apple's media event, which also saw the introduction of a new, 1080p-supporting Apple TV, a new universal iPhoto app, and significant updates to Apple's mobile iWork suite, GarageBand, and iMovie. (You can watch the entire event at Apple's website.)

  • News: Tech firms launch new QA internship program

    A group of U.S. technology companies has launched an IT internship program aimed at helping low-income young people get a start in the industry through quality assurance jobs.

  • News: Apple updates iMovie, GarageBand, iWork for iOS

    An Apple event wouldn't be much fun without some software updates, and the company had them in spades on Wednesday: Apple showed off new features for GarageBand, iMovie, and the iWork productivity suite, all of which complement the newly announced iPad.

  • News: Google improves Docs PDF search

    Users of the Google Docs office productivity suite will be able to do full-text searches within more documents in PDF format, expanding on a recent improvement to the suite's PDF search capabilities.

  • News: iPhoto for iOS arrives on the App Store

    Apple's mobile suite of iLife apps is now complete. On Wednesday, the company rolled out iPhoto for iOS, which joins mobile versions of GarageBand and iMovie in the App Store.

  • Opinion: Nvidia Jumps on Board with the Linux Foundation

    Hardly a week goes by these days without some fresh news that another company has joined the Linux Foundation, and it's always exciting to hear about the organization's continuing growth.

  • News: Japanese support comes to Siri in iOS 5.1 update

    Japanese-speaking iPhone 4S owners will now get a chance to chat with Siri. Apple on Wednesday rolled out iOS 5.1, which adds Japanese language support for the iPhone 4S's artificially intelligent assistant.

  • News: Will Windows 8 Tablets Have What It Takes to Succeed?

    Microsoft is ready to join the tablet party this year with Windows 8. As dominant as the Apple iPad is, there is demand out there for a more versatile and powerful mobile platform. So far, Android tablets and other rivals like the HP TouchPad and BlackBerry PlayBook have failed to capture much attention, so there is still an opportunity there for Microsoft.

  • News: NHS: We still have national IT

    The NHS will retain some nationally managed IT as part of its forthcoming Informatics Strategy, even if local bodies are given more control of decision making.

  • News: FinancialForce.com rolls out enhanced accounting, services applications

    FinancialForce.com announced a string of enhancements to its cloud-based applications for accounting and professional services automation on Wednesday, heating up its rivalry with the likes of NetSuite and its OpenAir division.

  • Opinion: Dealing with spam when Mail won't cut it

    Reader Dave Griep has tired of some of the email he’s received. He writes:

  • Opinion: Uncover the Joys of the 'Paste Special' Command

    Most users know how to use the Cut/Copy and Paste commands. They've been around since the early days of word processing, and they're universal across almost every Windows application and Windows itself.

  • News: Adobe previews Shadow, a free Web development utility, on Adobe Labs

    Adobe has unveiled Shadow, a lightweight Web development utility that helps designers and developers preview designs on multiple mobile devices at the same time. The program, posted on Adobe Labs, is in beta and available as a free download. Shadow, which allows your mobile devices to synchronously browse with your desktop computer, is designed to aid in the testing and inspection of new designs and design updates. It promises to make the reviewing and debugging process more efficient by letting the designers see how each iteration will look on all target devices simultaneously.

  • News: IBM streams Linux and Windows desktop through USB stick

    IBM has taken the secure USB stick concept to its logical extreme, announcing a pilot service capable of streaming an enterprise user’s entire Linux or Windows desktop to a remote PC through a virtual machine running from a flash drive.

  • News: Jive tailors enterprise social software for customer service

    Jive Software later this month will release a version of its enterprise social software tailored for customer service tasks, the first of what it expects will be multiple products designed for specific workplace teams and purposes.

  • News: Google launches Google Play combined content store

    Google has launched Google Play, a combined content store for a number of its services including the Android Market.

  • Opinion: Windows Tips: Copy a File Path, Show or Hide Extensions

    You know those times when you want to upload a new photo to, say, Facebook or Pinterest? The typical browser-based upload tool forces you to click through countless folders until you find the one you want. It's a slow and often maddening dance.

  • Opinion: YouSendIt Launches Collaboration Tool With SharePoint Tie-Ins

    YouSendIt got its start as a service for people who had to send large files to one another. It's evolved to become a leading business solution for file transfers, online storage, and other content-collaboration services. Its latest entry, Workstream, launched this week as a document-management and file-sharing tool, custom-tailored to the needs of businesses.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Think for yourself

    Foxconn is looking through you (or your next iPad), AT&T urges customers to run for their lives (from antiquated wireless networks), and Walter Isaacson says "you won't see me" (revealing details of the next Apple TV). The remainders for Tuesday, March 6, 2012 just want to know what goes on in your heart.



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