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  • Opinion: Bugs & Fixes: Losing iWork documents in iCloud

    If you use iWork applications (Pages, Numbers, Keynote), you can >use the iWork section of iCloud to sync your documents across all of your devices—Mac OS X and iOS. Sort of. While it generally works well when syncing documents among iOS devices, syncing to and from Macs is another story. Even when syncing among iOS devices, there is potential danger—including a chance that all of your documents will vanish.

  • News: Google readies Google+ for push into the enterprise

    Google looks close to unleashing Google+ on the enterprise.

  • News: Complete guide to FileVault 2 in Lion

    Encrypting your Mac's entire hard drive--making it unreadable to anyone who doesn't have the correct encryption key (a sort of software passcode)--is a perfectly marvelous idea to maintain the privacy of your data. However, Full Disk Encryption (FDE) should meet three criteria. First, you shouldn't have to manage a single setting--the encryption processes should be invisible and seamless while you use your computer. Second, the encryption has to be impregnable to unauthorized access. Third, using encryption should not slow down the computer's normal functions.

  • News: Sprint cutting unlimited 4G data plans

    Sprint Nextel is ending unlimited data plans for all devices except smartphones, bringing the era of all-you-can-eat mobile data in the U.S. nearer to a close.

  • News: Forrester: Tech Changes to Expect in Next 3 Years

    Business Intelligence tools, mobile apps and cloud application platforms are areas that will evolve and create significantly more business value between today and 2014, according to a new Forrester report on enterprise technology trends.

  • Opinion: Prefer Open Source? Join the Crowd

    If ever there was a year to demonstrate why open source software is a smart choice for businesses, 2011 has surely been it.

  • News: Google slips a sneak peak at Gmail redesign

    Google seems to have accidentally given users a preview of an upcoming Gmail redesign.

  • News: Hulu Plus Comes to Nintendo 3DS, Wii; 3DS Gets 3D Video Recording

    Nintendo 3DS and Wii console owners will get a number of updates in late 2011, including Hulu Plus on both devices and 3D video recording on the 3DS, Nintendo announced Friday. Hulu Plus will land on the Wii and 3DS by the end of the year, while Nintendo promises 3DS owners they will be able to record up to ten minutes of 3D video by the end of November.

  • Opinion: Zombo-O-Lanterns Desktop Wallpaper

    Jack-o-lanterns are everywhere at Halloween--how about throwing some zombies into the mix? Macabre designer Chad Savage gives us a ghoulish mashup with his Zombo-O-Lanterns desktop wallpaper, which manages to be both playful and creepy at the same time.

  • News: Gmail Redesign Fixes Annoyances, But Adds a Pesky Ad

    Leaked video of an upcoming Gmail redesign looks good at a glance, but upon closer inspection, it also makes one change that's sure to annoy users.

  • News: Weather Channel, AccuWeather revamp iPad offerings

    Rival weather apps from The Weather Channel and AccuWeather have been revamped with iOS 5 compatibility and updated graphics that give your local weather the look of a top-flight video game.

  • News: Google TV 2.0 May Support Android Apps

    The second incarnation of Google’s TV set top-box software will incorporate apps from the Android Market and will look a lot like Android for tablets. A leaked -- perhaps accidental -- sneak peek at the update indicates Google TV 2.0 will feature full-blown Android Market integration for apps and content that should enhance the TV part of Google TV.

  • Opinion: Autumn Harbinger Desktop Wallpaper

    Get into the spirit of the season with Autumn Harbinger Desktop Wallpaper, which features grinning skeletal Jack-o-lanterns wishing you a happy Halloween against a rising harvest moon. The colors are autumnal and Halloweeny, and the effect is cheerful in a slightly creepy way. Unlike much of designer Chad Savage's imagery, this desktop wallpaper is perfectly appropriate for children.

  • News: Salesforce.com to 'unlock' SAP's core software for 'social enterprises'

    Salesforce.com is rolling out a set of consulting and integration services aimed at SAP customers that want to build "social enterprises" with Salesforce.com's Force.com platform.

  • News: Create a Quick and Easy Website for Your Business, for Free

    Maintaining an online presence is important for businesses of all sizes. Yet who has the time to build a website? You’re busy actually running your company. If you can carve out just a half hour, however, you can establish a professional online presence for yourself or your business for free, with the following easy-to-use tools.

  • Feature: Best iPhone apps: five free Wi-Fi and 3G related apps

    Whether it's testing the speed of your mobile net connection or simply locating the nearest Wi-Fi hotspot, here's five free apps for Apple iPhones that are Wi-Fi and 3G related.

  • News: Visual Studio 2011: Developers' first reactions

    Now in developer preview, the flagship Microsoft IDE promises a better UI, code review, and HTML5 support

  • How-Tos: How to burn digital music files to CD in Apple's iTunes

    Apple's iTunes is great for organising your digital music collection on your PC. But what if you want to listen to those digital tracks elsewhere perhaps when you're in your car or on a stereo system that doesn't support music-streaming?

  • News: VMware CEO Maritz warns customers to be prepared for licensing changes

    VMware’s CEO, Paul Maritz, has warned that the pricing model for virtualisation will evolve “radically” as it heads towards a more consumption-based model.

  • News: Securities body IOSCO calls for limits on algo trading

    An international body that is tasked with helping control securities markets has called for tighter limitations on high-speed trading systems.



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