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  • News: IBM turns up Watson-like natural language healthcare analytics

    IBM today said it was rolling out software that will help doctors and insurance companies reduce costs by better analyzing and managing huge amount of patient data.

  • News: Garmin introduces app, iPhone adapter for amateur athletes

    Garmin International on Tuesday unveiled two new products—an app, and a piece of hardware—to help amateur athletes better track their progress.

  • News: What Makes Siri Special?

    If you ask Siri, the virtual personal assistant on the iPhone 4S, why it's so great, it answers with disarming humility: "I am what I am."

  • News: Commonwealth Bank brings NFC payments to iPhone

    The Commonwealth Bank has unveiled a new banking application for Apple iPhones that allows users to wirelessly pay for goods and services using NFC (Near Field Communication) technology.

  • News: Subtext brings social and gaming to ebook reading

    Since the release of the Amazon Kindle just four years ago, interest in reading digitally has skyrocketed. Users now have their pick of e-reading device, and apps for both the iPhone and iPad offer alternatives for those unwilling to spend money on separate hardware. The iOS platform also provides an opportunity for developers to expand upon the reading experience: One iPad app, Subtext, invites users to engage socially, spiced with a dash of reward-based gameplay.

  • News: StoryMill 4.0 ideal for ultra-organized novel writers

    With November’s National Novel Writing Month fast approaching, aspiring authors everywhere are preparing to put words to pages. If you plan your novels with military precision, Mariner Software’s StoryMill 4.0.4 could be the right ally to launch your literary assault. However, writers who engage in a more freeform approach might find the program’s data-heavy approach confining, and those craving even more power and functionality might not find it here.

  • News: iOS Basics: Navigate on your iPhone or iPad

    Although Apple has designed the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad to be simple to learn, sometimes you may want a primer on the basics. Here’s a breakdown of the major multitouch gestures, navigation, Home screen tips and tricks, and multitasking features you’ll need to master your iOS device.

  • News: Nationwide overhauls online banking

    Nationwide has upgraded its online banking service with IBM, in a bid to improve navigation and speed up processes.

  • News: Dell Boomi gets a business rules engine

    In addition to using Dell's Boomi integration service to move data from one cloud to another, users of the service can now also create simple business rules to reroute data to different locations, the company announced Tuesday.

  • News: Microsoft takes 'social' cue from Salesforce.com for its CRM

    Microsoft on Tuesday unveiled the latest version of its Dynamics CRM (customer-relationship-management) software, which adds some social software functionality as well as closer ties to the Office 365 online productivity suite.

  • How-Tos: How to display pictures while listening to music in Windows Media Centre

    Windows Media Centre, which was first introduced in Vista and given a new user-interface and improved functions in Windows 7, is a media player designed to bring music, pictures and even digital TV and movies to one location on a Windows PC

  • News: Best iPhone apps: Five free Halloween apps

    The nights are getting longer, there's a chill in the air and the clocks are set to go back this coming weekend – Autumn has definitely set in.

  • News: Wash your hands: ATMs are germ havens

    A swab test conducted in six U.S. cities of 10 items commonly found in public places showed high levels of a type of germs that cause the common cold and the flu.

  • News: New tool to help small businesses plan for cyberattack

    With hackers increasingly setting their sights on small businesses, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission said Monday it will provide an online tool to help those businesses develop a cybersecurity strategy.

  • News: Yahoo targets SE Asia via feature phones

    While all major players like Google and Microsoft are eyeing the smart phones markets, Yahoo diverts its distribution towards the traditional smart feature phones. At the recent AsiaD Conference in Hong Kong organized by AllThingsD, Rose Tsou SVP of Yahoo Asia Pacific said the company expects the traditional feature-phone as an important platform to bring mobile Internet in many Asia markets.

  • Opinion: Semi-tethered iOS 5 Jailbreak Developed, Useful On The Move

    Earlier in the month, Geek Tech reported on the iOS 5 jailbreak, which dropped less than 24 hours after Apple announced the latest software update. Like any new jailbreak, it's only constraint (other than not working on an iPad 2) was that you have to tether your device to a computer to boot it--annoying if your phone stops working when you are not near your computer. Since the initial release developers have been working to improve the hack, and now a tether-free version is slowly coming to light.

  • News: Linux 3.1 is out and supports OpenRISC, NFC, Wii

    Linus Torvalds released Linux 3.1 Monday and the new feature list is long and wide. Linux 3.1 includes a new iSCSI implementation and support for OpenRISC, Near-Field Communication chips, and -- get this -- Wii controllers.

  • News: How to find Mail messages in Lion

    Email providers such as Gmail and iCloud make it easy to store your old messages by the thousands, but finding one of those messages in your desktop email program is sometimes tricky. The Lion version of Apple Mail includes useful new search features, but also adds complexity and confusion to the process of finding messages. You can locate the messages you want, quickly and easily, by following some simple steps and learning a few pro tricks.

  • News: BSA upsets company named for alleged software breach

    Calls management developer Tiger Communications plc seems to have reached an uneasy truce with the Business Software Association (BSA) which controversially ‘named and shamed’ it earlier this week for the alleged use of unlicensed software.

  • News: Steve Jobs bio debuts at No. 1 spot on bestseller lists

    The biography of Apple co-founder and former CEO Steve Jobs debuted today at the top of both Amazon's and Barnes & Nobles' bestseller lists.



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