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  • News: New kinds of products hit Verizon's LTE network

    Verizon used the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas as an opportunity to show off some of the unique applications and products being developed on its LTE network.

  • News: The HTC Titan 2: A Closer Look at a Windows Phone With an Amazing Camera

    At the AT&T Developer Summit on Monday, CEO Ralph De la Vega announced a slew of new phones including the HTC Titan 2, the first LTE Windows Phone. While LTE 4G is exciting and all, I was more interested in the Titan 2's 16-megapixel camera. I got to spend some time with the Titan 2 and talked to HTC's communication team about its development.

  • News: Expect fewer phone models in 2012, executives say

    Are there too many mobile phones to choose from? Phone makers are starting to worry that people are getting overwhelmed by so many options and, as a result, some plan to reduce the number of models they produce this year.

  • News: Oracle reveals pricing for its SAP HANA rival Exalytics, signaling imminent release

    Oracle made a splash on Tuesday when it announced the general availability of its Big Data Appliance, but the company also quietly released pricing information for Exalytics, another new member in its family of specialized hardware-software appliances and a likely competitor to SAP's HANA product, suggesting that a general-availability announcement for that product is imminent.

  • News: IBM launches Connect conference to drive 'social business'

    These days, IBM's collaboration software Lotus Notes has become a shadow of its former self, and the Lotusphere conference doesn't have the same pull it once did - so this year, Lotusphere will have to share the spotlight with a brand-new conference called IBM Connect.

  • News: Can IBM's social approach at Lotusphere jumpstart a Lotus Notes comeback?

    Despite the tough position in which IBM finds Lotus Notes, the company will once again hold its Lotusphere conference at Walt Disney World Jan. 15-19 - this time with a more intense focus on new social business technology could have a long-term impact on IBM's future in the email and collaboration market.

  • News: Apple slates education announcements for Jan. 19

    Apple on Wednesday issued invitations to the news media for a New York City event next week that will focus on education.

  • News: Co-operative Bank renews services deal for IT transformation

    The Co-operative Bank has renewed an IT services contract with Steria, as it continues on a £700 million transformation programme.

  • News: Public attack code aimed at Windows Web servers works, says Symantec

    Researchers at Symantec yesterday confirmed that working attack code published Jan. 6 can cripple Web servers running Microsoft's ASP .Net.

  • News: Debian Linux Named Most Popular Distro for Web Servers

    Linux may be enjoying great popularity in the mobile arena, thanks to Android--and even on the desktop, to an increasing extent--but there's no denying its longtime success on servers.

  • News: Apple announces Jan. 19 education event in NYC

    It’s starting to seem like it wouldn’t be January without an Apple event, as the company announced on Wednesday morning that it will hold an education-related shindig in New York City next week. The fun starts on January 19, at 10 a.m. Eastern/7 a.m. Pacific.

  • Opinion: Edit Batches of Files With Aba Search and Replace

    Aba Search and Replace ($30, 30-day free trial) provides a straightforward way to perform what can sometimes be a complex task: bulk manipulation of the contents of files. It is particularly useful if you need to work with a variety of structured text files, such as HTML or source code, especially those outside a structured development environment.

  • Opinion: Is it Okay to Uninstall 'Extra' Versions of Microsoft Visual C++?

    Reader Don posed this excellent question:

  • News: Spanish bank to move 100,000+ employees to Google Apps

    Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) is adopting Google Apps for email and collaboration and expects to have its about 110,000 employees worldwide using the suite by the end of this year.

  • Opinion: Share Photos, Music, and Files With TappIn

    Photos, music, videos... more and more of our files are being shared online and via email. And as more of us have mobile phones, tablets and laptops in addition to a desktop, sharing among devices becomes important. Various services have come out that allow users to store data and media files remotely, where they can be accessed by numerous devices at will. TappIn is a free or inexpensive online service that allows files to be shared by an iPhone, Android or Windows 7 mobile device (such as phones and tablets), as well as a desktop or laptop via TappIn's website.

  • News: Four great OS X services you don't know about

    Once you know the basics about services, OS X’s underused shortcuts, your next question is inevitably: Where can I find more? You can add—and even create—your own services. Here are four of the best:

  • News: What CES 2012 is about: four major themes

    CES is the world's biggest coming-out party for the year's new gadgets, and it's also a good barometer of the health of the tech industry as a whole. Since the CES festivities got rolling over the weekend, we've been trying to get a bead on the major themes--the hot products and topics that are being discussed in the hallways, on the show floors, and in hotel bars all around the Las Vegas Strip. Here's what we're seeing and hearing so far.

  • News: Ubuntu TV readies for battle with Google and Apple

    Canonical has used the CES Show to give the first demonstration of Ubuntu TV, the latest piece of the company’s strategy of shifting the Linux-based OS away from its traditional focus on desktop computing.

  • How-Tos: How to turn on Windows automatic updates

    Microsoft offers an update feature in Windows that will automatically apply any security and other important updates for Microsoft software and third-party drivers to your PC, provided it's connected to the internet.

  • News: Kodak sues HTC, Apple over patent infringement

    Struggling Eastman Kodak is alleging that Apple's and HTC's smartphones and tablets infringe on its digital imaging technology, and has filed a complaint and lawsuits with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, it said on Tuesday.


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