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  • News: Budget Direct launches automated hail warning system

    Automotive insurer Budget Direct has launched a hail automated notification system (HANS) able to alert its customers via SMS of impending hail storms in their area.

  • Opinion: Google Releases Ice Cream Sandwich Source Code, Galaxy Nexus Coming Soon?

    Google has just released the source code for the latest build of Android, deliciously titled "Ice Cream Sandwich." In a Google Groups post, Google engineer Jean-Baptiste Queru says "this is actually the source code for version 4.0.1 of Android, which is the specific version that will ship on the Galaxy Nexus."

  • Opinion: Hands-On: iTunes Match

    For just $25 per year, Apple's iTunes Match service lets users access their music library from the cloud--without having to upload every single song. iTunes Match "matches" a user's songs to master copies in the cloud, and only uploads songs that it doesn't already have a copy of. But before you dive in, there are a few caveats to consider.

  • Opinion: Adobe SendNow Adds New Tools to Simplify Sending Large Files

    Email is a great method of communication, but it isn't always the best way to share data. Adobe SendNow makes it easier to share large files with others, and two new updates announced today make it even easier.

  • How-Tos: Check your music's iCloud Status

    iTunes Match is new (it arrived Monday) and exciting (all your music everywhere! your old CD rips upgraded to iTunes Plus quality!), but it's also confusing. What songs went where? Did iTunes Match find a track or did your copy of iTunes have to upload it to Apple's servers?

  • News: Google adds 24x7 phone support for all Apps business customers

    Addressing a major source of complaints with its Apps suite, Google has announced that it will now offer around-the-clock phone support for the core components in the Apps for Business version of the hosted collaboration and communication suite.

  • News: 10 ways to beat SAP at the bargaining table

    It's crunch time for SAP customers and salespeople around the world, as many new software deals and contract renewals get hammered out in the fourth quarter in time to be booked before the end of the company's fiscal year.

  • News: Apple launches iTunes Match track-matching service

    Apple today launched its $24.99-per-year iTunes Match service.

  • News: iPhone Battery's Bad Rap

    Has iPhone 4S battery life got you down? Stop complaining. The new iPhone is the torchbearer for battery life among smartphones.

  • News: Regulators sniffing around mobile privacy issues

    Regulators are starting to investigate what kind of oversight is in place to make sure that mobile applications don't encroach on user privacy rights, a lawyer in Microsoft's Windows Phone segment said on Monday.

  • News: Security researcher says Iran to blame for its own Duqu infections

    An Iranian government official yesterday acknowledged that the Duqu attacks had infected computers in the country but claimed that the Trojan was "under control," according to a report by a state-run news agency.

  • Opinion: Get an Early Taste of Linux Mint 12

    Just a week or so after revealing that Linux Mint 12 would be taking a hybrid approach to introducing GNOME 3, the project behind the free operating system on Saturday announced the debut of a release candidate of the software.

  • Opinion: Google Chrome Tip: Enable AutoFill for Fast and Easy Form Completion

    Google Chrome is rapidly earning my vote as the best Windows Web browser. It's fast, increasingly versatile, and just plain smart at certain things. For example, Chrome offers a built-in AutoFill feature that's not available in Internet Explorer and not included with Firefox (though you can add it by way of plug-ins like Autofill Forms).

  • News: Google adds 24x7 phone support for all Apps business customers

    Addressing a major source of complaints with its Apps suite, Google has announced that it will now offer around-the-clock phone support for the core components in the Apps for Business version of the hosted collaboration and communication suite.

  • Opinion: Five Tips to Avoid Malware in Mobile Apps

    Smartphones and tablets are evolving from niche luxury devices to mainstream consumer gadgets. As mobile devices become a ubiquitous part of the mainstream culture, malware developers are paying attention and are anxious to exploit the fertile new territory.

  • News: IBM targets managed security service at iOS, Android, Windows, BlackBerry smartphones

    IBM is offering a cloud-based managed service for mobile devices that will let IT managers exert management and security controls over devices based on Apple iOS, Google Android, the RIM BlackBerry, Symbian and Microsoft Windows Mobile.

  • How-Tos: Tips for Taking Better Photos During the Holidays

    We tend to take more photos over the holiday season than at any other time of year. Thanksgiving feasts, Christmas trees, glowing menorahs, and family gatherings all make for compelling photo opportunities. This year, as you dust off the digital camera and charge up your battery pack, take some time to do your homework. Brush up on some photographic basics by reviewing my composition tips, then try using the tips collected in this article to turn your holiday photos into works of art. Happy holiday shooting!

  • News: Apple Alerts Got You Confused? Here Are Answers to Your Questions

    Apple customers have been whipped into a frenzy in recent weeks by constant reports of battery problems, software issues and overheating concerns with popular hand-held devices from the iPhone to the iPod.

  • News: New iOS 5.0.1 Glitches: Is Apple Entirely to Blame?

    Are things really as bad as they seem with iOS 5.0.1? The update, released Thursday on a surprisingly quick schedule, primarily addresses battery issues caused by iOS 5--a sore spot for many iPhone 4S owners.

  • News: CA World: Nimsoft broadens us to midmarket customers

    CA Technologies’ $350 million(£220 million) acquisition of Nimsoft last year has opened it to a set of completely different customers that want to consume IT management through cloud computing, Nimsoft’s chief executive has said.



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