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  • News: New iOS 5.0.1 update fixes bugs and battery issues

    Apple today released iOS 5.0.1, the anticipated update designed to fix multiple unspecified bugs that drained the iPhone's battery much faster than expected.

  • News: Federal court rules for employee in Infosys case

    An Infosys Technologies employee, who alleged that the Indian offshore outsourcing company wrongly used visitor visas in its work, won a federal court decision that will allow him to bring his case to a jury.

  • News: Hands on with iOS over-the-air updates

    Thursday's release of iOS 5.0.1 marked the first time that public upgrades to the operating system that powers the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch can be installed directly on those devices, without requiring a visit to iTunes.

  • News: RIM stands by Flash mobile as it pursues HTML5

    Research in Motion will continue to use Adobe Flash Player, at least for the BlackBerry Playbook tablet, even after Adobe announced it will discontinue Flash for the mobile Web.

  • News: Amazon updates, sunsets Stanza app

    Fans of the Amazon-owned Stanza e-reading app for iOS have been granted at least a temporary reprieve: Amazon on Thursday released an update to the app that fixes a slew of problems that affected the app when running on iOS 5.

  • News: Apple releases iOS 5.0.1 with battery fixes, more

    Apple on Thursday released iOS 5.0.1, an update that the company says brings fixes for users suffering from decreased battery life under iOS 5. The update also sports a couple of additional features, including multitasking gestures for original iPad users, and bug fixes.

  • News: What's Up in Downloads? Latest Five Reviews: Mind Maps, Diff Tool, Free Game

    PCWorld's reviewers examine so much software for desktop and Web, it can be easy to miss some of the reviews. Our most recent finds: three mindmappers, a differential tool for coders, and a space empire-building game. For downloads and full reviews, follow the links.

  • News: Dragon Express: Mac transcription for less

    Nuance Communications, the company behind Dragon Dictation ( Macworld rated 4 out of 5 mice , for iOS) and Dragon Dictate ( Macworld rated 4 out of 5 mice , for OS X), has launched a new piece of software in the Mac App Store called Dragon Express.

  • News: Ripping the correct DVD title with HandBrake

    The weekly Macworld Video returns! Starting this week, Macworld's editors will provide a helpful video compatible not only with your web browser, but also your iOS device. In this specific video I show you how to use DVD Player to determine which is the correct main title to rip for the DVDs you own. Enjoy.

  • News: Amazon Acquires Voice Recognition Firm, Fueling Siri Speculation

    Amazon appears to have quietly acquired Yap Inc., a speech recognition start-up company, fueling speculation that the online giant is getting ready to produce a voice command service such as Apple's Siri or Google's Voice Actions for Android.

  • News: Understand mobile security in seven stories or less (a survival guide)

    A collection of articles to help you understand the mobile threat and plan your security program accordingly.

  • News: Five Services That Can Move Your Music to the Cloud

    Major technology companies, including Amazon, Apple, and Google, are lining up alongside smaller service providers to help consumers store and stream their music collections online. Whether you want to listen on your PC, your tablet, or your smartphone, you can find a number of online services that cater to your particular needs.

  • News: Enable iOS 5's Hidden Panoramic Mode Without Jailbreaking

    Want to get your hands on the hidden panoramic feature buried inside iOS5, but don’t want it bad enough to go through the pain of jailbreaking your device? It turns out you can turn on this hidden feature without resorting to hacks.

  • News: SAP promises innovation for customers

    SAP has promised its customers a wave of innovation in coming years.

  • News: Firewalls fail to stem tide of DDoS attacks, survey finds

    Companies still rely heavily on firewalls to defend themselves against denial-of-service attacks despite the fact that this class of device is often not up to the task, a new survey by F5 Networks has found.

  • News: Share Reminders with iCloud, add them with Siri

    While the new Reminders app that Apple built into iOS 5 isn’t as full-featured as some other task management apps in the App Store, it does offer a few clever niceties. Among the app’s best features are its ability to sync to-do lists and share them with other users via iCloud and its tight integration with Siri on the iPhone 4S.

  • News: Mixel lets you create and share iPad art

    If you’re a doodler, scrapbooker, collage-maker, or just someone with a lot of unused artistic energy, you might find the perfect outlet in Mixel, a new iPad app from Lascaux. The app offers a platform to create, share, and remix mixels—digital collages made with images from the web, the app’s image library, and personal photos.

  • News: New App Encrypts Your Mobile Data Against Snoops

    With concerns over mobile security steadily rising, it’s important to play it safe when it comes to your data. Smartphones these days have access to everything from phone numbers to bank accounts, so it’s crucial to make sure your private information isn’t being snooped on.

  • Feature: Advertisement: Alpha Five 11.0

    Alpha Five 11.0 is standards-based, generating HTML5, CSS 3 and JavaScript apps that run on a range of devices.

  • News: RIM: BlackBerry services affected, but not another outage

    Research In Motion said on Wednesday that it was investigating reports from some users who were experiencing delays.



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