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  • News: Canon Joins the Wi-Fi and 20X-Zoom Fray With New PowerShot Cameras

    Canon finished what it started at CES 2012 today, announcing a number of new PowerShot cameras that add wireless features and fill in the gaps of its Spring point-and-shoot lineup. Among the new offerings are a 20X-optical-zoom successor to the PowerShot SX230 HS, a couple of Wi-Fi-enabled versions of PowerShot Elph cameras unveiled at CES, and a new rugged camera that will replace the PowerShot D10.

  • News: Nikon D800 Full-Frame DSLR Packs 36 Megapixels

    Nikon today announced its second new full-frame DSLR of the year, the Nikon D800, which offers the same-size sensor as the Nikon D4 announced at CES 2012. The Nikon D800 will sit below the D4 at the high end of Nikon's DSLR line, offering more than twice the pixel density of the top-of-the-line D4. Nikon says that the D800 will eventually replace the Nikon D700 in the company's prosumer DSLR lineup, and that the new camera offers the highest-resolution Nikon sensor yet.

  • Opinion: Make apps appear correctly in Mission Control

    With the switch from Snow Leopard to Lion, some users have reported a peculiarity in the way OS X handles multiple workspaces. (Those virtual desktops were managed by Spaces in Snow Leopard, by Mission Control in Lion): If you try to assign a given app to a specific Mission Control workspace, that assignment doesn’t always stick. And if you try to tell an app to appear in every workspace, that may not stick, either. If you’ve been experiencing this sticking problem, an anonymous Hints reader found a workaround solution.

  • News: Microsoft teams up with 24/7 for customer service software

    Microsoft has entered into a broad partnership with customer-service software provider 24/7 that the companies expect will yield a superior cloud-based platform that large companies can use to better address their customers' needs.

  • News: Upcoming Microsoft CRM clients may mean more productivity

    The productivity of salespeople could jump with the upcoming release of native Microsoft Dynamics CRM applications for specific mobile platforms and put the software vendor ahead of some of its competitors, an expert says.

  • News: HP to let partners host LoadRunner

    Hewlett-Packard's LoadRunner performance validation software will become available on a hosted basis through HP partners, the company announced Tuesday.

  • Feature: Best Android apps: Five free apps to have fun with photos

    The camera included on smartphones have improved over the past few years, and now many of the Google Android devices available have 5Mp or above cameras, meaning its become the norm to capture pictures on your handset.

  • News: Unilever in major SAP usage expansion

    Unilever has extended an SAP enterprise resource planning rollout to North America, vital to its core business processes including supply chain management in one of its largest business regions.

  • News: JP Morgan, BoA and Wells Fargo sued over 'fraudulent' mortgage IT system

    JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America and Wells Fargo are being sued by the US Attorney General over an allegedly restrictive and inaccurate database that may have resulted in unfair foreclosures for many home buyers.

  • Opinion: Prepare Your Business for Facebook Mobile Ads

    Facebook's IPO has revealed one of its greatest weaknesses: the need to monetize its increasingly mobile user base through advertising. Speculation has been rife about how Facebook plans to solve this problem, which future stockholders will want addressed.

  • News: Bookle brings ePub reading to the Mac

    While reading ebooks on your iOS devices is fairly pleasant, thanks to Apple's iBooks app, the company has yet to release any such program for the Mac. To fill this void, Tidbits Publishing and Stairways Software have collaborated to create Bookle, a DRM-free ePub reader.

  • News: Microsoft opens C++ extension for other compilers

    Microsoft has opened its C++ AMP specification so it can also be used by non-Microsoft compilers to harness the power of GPUs (graphics processing units).

  • News: Adobe launches sandboxed Flash Player for Firefox, hopes for fewer exploits

    Adobe has released a beta version of Flash Player for Firefox, which has better protection against vulnerability exploits because of a new sandboxed architecture.

  • News: Microsoft May Ditch Start Button in Windows 8

    Microsoft has reportedly made the gutsy decision to remove the Start button from its Windows 8 interface--at least, if screenshots that are (allegedly) from the Windows 8 beta are anything to go by. According to reports, Microsoft is replacing the Start button with a hot corner that shows a preview of either the desktop or the Metro-style Start screen.

  • News: Java tops C in language popularity assessment -- but not by much

    Java has been buoyed by Android's success, but C continues to close the popularity gap

  • News: Microsoft drops Start button from Windows 8, reports say

    Microsoft will scratch the 17-year-old Start button from Windows 8, according to reports based on a purported leak of the latest beta build.

  • News: Appeals court denies Google bid to keep email out of Oracle trial

    Google has failed in its latest attempt to keep a potentially damaging email out of the lawsuit Oracle filed against it over alleged Java intellectual-property violations in the Android mobile OS.

  • News: News International 'scraps secret iPad project'

    Rupert Murdoch's News International has apparently abandoned a secret project to produce content for the iPad and other tablets.

  • Opinion: Must-See Digital Photography Websites

    We all have our favorite websites for those subjects that are near and dear to our hearts. There are sites I visit for tips on playing drums, for example, as well as improving my fiction writing. But what of digital photography? Obviously, you already read Digital Focus. And while you're here at PCWorld, you might also check out the monthly Hot Pic photo contest slideshow and check in on the latest camera reviews. But what's going on elsewhere on the Internet, you ask? Great question. Follow along while I take you on a tour of some of my favorite online resources.

  • News: SAP community portal launch date still unclear due to bugs

    Serious technical problems that have delayed the rollout of an upgrade to SAP's community portal are persisting, to the point where the company is no longer specifying a launch date.



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