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  • News: How to Provide People-Friendly Tech

    The Oct. 1 issue of CIO magazine features three stories that deal with the people issues behind IT's biggest potential game-changers: BYOT, unified communications and social media.

  • Opinion: Seven Good Reasons to Upgrade to Firefox 7

    Six weeks to the day after the official release of Firefox 6, Mozilla on Tuesday rolled out Firefox 7, the next version of its popular Web browser for Windows, Mac, Linux and Android users.

  • News: Malware for Mac and mobile devices is on the rise

    Many Mac users still believe that Mac OS is not vulnerable to malware. It’s true that Windows users are much more at risk than Mac users, with just a couple of hundred samples of malware for Mac OS, and about 40 million for Windows. However, there are still many threats for Mac users, and they’re only going to get worse.

  • Opinion: Windows 8 and why Android is the new Windows

    Windows 8 is the most exciting Microsoft operating system since Windows 95. But to see off the challenge of Google Android, it needs to be.

  • News: Blackburn council to limit rogue spending with new procurement system

    Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council has improved the efficiency of its procurement operation by integrating a new e-procurement system with its finance platform.

  • News: Family Tree Maker 2012 announced

    Ancestry Family Tree Maker 2012 is upgraded for Windows, with Family Tree Maker 2012 for Mac "coming soon".

  • News: YouTube founders breathe new life into Delicious

    Delicious, the early Web bookmarking site that Yahoo bought in 2005 and discarded earlier this year, is back with a bright new look.

  • News: BSA: US retains top ranking in IT environment

    The U.S. continues to be the country with the best environment for IT companies, but Malaysia and India made significant advances in the Business Software Alliance's new IT Industry Competitiveness Index, released Tuesday.

  • News: Lost Smartphone Could Cost You $37,000

    What would it cost you if you lost your smartphone? How about your tablet or laptop? You might be able to replace the physical device for a few hundred, or a couple thousand, depending on the device--but that only scratches the surface of what may be lost when your smartphone, tablet, or notebook vanishes.

  • News: Three tips for using iTunes on a small display

    As Apple continues to sell more laptops than desktops, the number of people working with iTunes on small displays increases. While I have a 27-inch iMac on my desktop, which allows me to use iTunes efficiently and see plenty of information about my library, working on my 13-inch MacBook Air is a bit more difficult. If you only have a laptop, there are ways you can optimize the way iTunes displays its content to make it easier to manage on a smaller display.

  • News: More ways to move data to a new Mac

    When you need to get data off an old Mac onto a new one, OS X's Migration Assistant is often all you need. But it doesn't let you restore specific files and you can't restore an identical backup of another Mac's hard drive. In such cases you need some other options. Here I'll show you how (and when) to move your data using cloning, Time Machine, and other third-party backup applications.

  • News: Nokia ships the N9, its first and last MeeGo phone

    Nokia has started shipping the N9, its first and last smartphone based on the MeeGo operating system, the company said on Tuesday.

  • News: Regulator to clamp down on apps that rack up charges without consent

    Phonepayplus, the premium-rate telephone regulator, is to clamp down on mobile phone apps that users being charged without their knowledge.

  • Opinion: Intuit Shows Off Mobile Tools

    Intuit dominates small-business accounting with its Quickbooks software, but the company is also working on tools to help managers of small and medium-size businesses do more from smartphones and tablets when they are away from the office.

  • News: Facebook looking into NZ parallelism development

    Multi-core processors and the multi-processor render-walls of animation companies such as Weta Digital are two obvious faces of a move towards more parallelism in digital processing -- a trend that can work to New Zealand's benefit, local champion Nicolás Erdödy believes.

  • News: APAC mobile connections to hit 4.2 billion in 2016: Ovum

    Asia-Pacific (AP) mobile connections will reach 4.2 billion in 2016 a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.4 per cent over the next five years, according to Ovum.

  • News: Remains of the Day: iPhone home

    Tired of iPhone rumors? Let me make this easy for you: It's coming out sometime, at a place, with lots of new features for a certain price! There, done. Now unless you're interested in the latest developments in the case of the lost prototype or how Apple's former CEO destroyed the fabric of comics, you don't even have to read the remainders for Monday, September 26, 2011.

  • How-Tos: Crash course: How to make a website with Drupal

    Drupal is an amazing content management system (CMS) that can build pretty much any Web site you want it to -- if you can figure out how. Follow along as I remake my personal Web site, bratgrrl.com, using Drupal.

  • Opinion: A Bundle of Updates Give 10 Linux Distributions a Boost

    With so many Linux distributions to choose from, it can be difficult to keep tabs on them all. Over the past few weeks I've written about Bodhi Linux--a lesser-known but nice (and increasingly popular) flavor of Linux--as well as Arch Linux and Mandriva. But today I'd like to round up other distributions of the free and open source operating system that have released key updates recently.

  • News: T-Mobile: HTC Amaze and Samsung Galaxy S II go on sale Oct. 12

    T-Mobile USA unveiled its fastest 4G smartphones, both running dual-core 1.5 GHz processors and going on sale Oct. 12.



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