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  • News: 2011's top stories: Mac OS X Lion

    The Mac OS X Lion operating system was released in July 2011. Following its launch, Macworld readers encountered many problems with the update which meant Lion related stories were among the most read this year. It's hard to fathom how the operating system which Apple itself describes as, 'the world's most advanced', can have had so many problems.

  • News: BiteHunter for iPhone

    If you’re always on the lookout for a bargain, this is your golden age. An entire cottage industry has sprung up around the concept of the daily deal—a limited-time offer that allows you, the crafty consumer with one eye on the bottom line, to shave some bucks off a price tag. Websites, email alerts, and even dedicated businesses now serve up an array of buy-one-get-one-free, half-off, and free-with-purchase offers. Just one problem with this surfeit of savings—how do you keep track of all these deals?

  • Opinion: Optimize Your PC with Advanced SystemCare 5 Free

    Proceed with caution.

  • Opinion: PhatPad for iPad

    PhatPad from app developer Stan Miasnikov is a $5 note-taking app with the ability to combine text and graphics within the same document.

  • News: 10 Great Tools to Get in Shape

    The New Year is finally here--and with it comes the realization that you probably had one too many pieces of pie at that last holiday party. Whether you want to work off just a few holiday pounds or you've made a New Year’s resolution to get in shape, you can find tons of fitness tools online and on your mobile phone that will provide motivation and assistance. Here are ten great tools that will help you track what you eat, where you run, and how quickly you’ve lost weight.

  • Opinion: Establish a Digital Workflow for Better Photos

    I've noticed that photographers love to talk about their workflow. Why is a workflow important? In part, because imposing a specific sequence when editing your photos helps you remember to do various things--like color adjustments and noise reduction--that you might otherwise forget. More importantly, the right digital workflow helps you to preserve the best overall quality and really make your photos pop. If you know the basics, like how to read a histogram and how to adjust your image with Curves, then start the new year off right by brushing up on your digital workflow.

  • News: 5 Reasons to Look Forward to Windows 8 in 2012

    2012 is finally here. Although Microsoft has not shared any details regarding an official launch date for Windows 8, all signs point to sometime this year. Windows 8 is still Windows at its core, but it is also a major departure from previous versions of the flagship operating system.

  • News: Microsoft Research delves into economics

    You might think Microsoft’s research centers would be all about software, security, mobile technology and the like, but the company’s New England research group highlights in its year-end wrap-up the work it has done in areas such as economics, biology and maybe less surprisingly, social media.

  • News: BNP Paribas deploys Oracle Exadata database

    BNP Paribas has deployed an Oracle Exadata Database Machine to improve the management of electronic trading data.

  • News: Nokia: Phone charging using solar power comes with many challenges

    Charging a mobile phone by simply using a solar charging panel on the back cover is possible but challenging, Nokia has concluded after ending a research project on the subject.

  • News: Mobile app developers to get their own professional organization

    The Application Developers Alliance would enable collaboration and provide education, cloud access, and lobbying efforts

  • How-Tos: How to make text appear bigger or smaller in Windows 7

    Microsoft's Window operating system offers plenty of ways to customise the interface of your PC

  • Feature: Best Android apps: Five free apps for finance

    With the excess of Christmas now long behind us behind us and the New Year in full swing, it's time to take on the dreaded task of looking at your finances.

  • News: Users desert Windows XP in near-record numbers

    Microsoft's Windows XP lost a big chunk of usage share last month as users continued to desert the aging operating system for Windows 7.

  • Opinion: Internet Explorer Down, But Primed for Rebound

    To quote LL Cool J, "Don't call it a comeback." Yes, Internet Explorer has been consistently shedding market share to rival browsers -- primarily Google Chrome -- but that is part of a calculated risk by Microsoft, and 2012 could be the year the tide turns.

  • Opinion: 10 Reasons to Switch to Linux in 2012

    The past year was a tempestuous one in the world of desktop operating systems, it seems fair to say, with big changes occurring in just about all of the major contenders.

  • Opinion: Windows 8 'Clover Trail' Tablets Expected After Mid-2012

    Two more names were added Monday to the growing list of Windows 8 tablet makers: Acer and Lenovo.

  • News: Chrome nears 20% share, IE resumes slide

    After a one-month pause, Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE) resumed its usage share slide in December, dropping to a new low and setting the stage for a fall below 50% as early as March.

  • News: 2011 in review: Macworld's top stories

    It's just about time to close the books on 2011 and move on to the promise of a brand new year. But we wanted to take a few final glances back at the year that was, starting with a round-up of our top stories of 2011, based on page views.

  • News: Google Pulls 'Official' Siri App from Android Market

    Google has reportedly yanked an app masquerading as Siri, Apple's voice command personal assistant software, from the Android marketplace.



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