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  • Opinion: Samsung ChatOn App Arrives in Android Market

    Samsung's free ChatOn Android app is now available in the Android Market, but it still has a few bugs. Several users are complaining that Samsung has been slow to send out necessary verification codes.

  • News: Mobile internet use on the rise: Statistics NZ figures

    Mobile internet use is surging in New Zealand, according to figures from Statistics New Zealand's 2011 ISP survey released today.

  • How-Tos: Add a Photo Screensaver to Windows with Google Picasa

    If you're not using Google Picasa to manage your photos, I think you're missing out. It's one of the fastest and most versatile photo managers/image editors currently available, and you can't beat the price. (It's free.)

  • News: Up close with iOS 5: Calendar changes

    Though it didn't score iOS 5's flashiest updates, the stock Calendar app certainly gets a few noteworthy upgrades of its own in the latest edition of Apple's mobile OS. Many of the improvements introduced by Apple seem focused on improving the calendaring app's interface.

  • News: Intel CEO faults recent evolution of PCs

    Intel CEO Paul Otellini came to the defense of PCs at an industry conference Friday, while outlining his belief that the so-called ultrabook will do more to meet consumer and business needs.

  • News: Web 2.0 Summit to focus on value, pitfalls of online data

    This year's Web 2.0 Summit will focus on the critical role that online data plays in the Internet economy and on how its use and misuse can make the difference between success and failure in markets like online gaming, Web advertising, search, social media and mobile.

  • News: iOS 5 installation woes waning

    Untold hordes of iOS device owners rushed to upgrade their devices to iOS 5 upon its release ealier this week. Many did so and immediately began enjoying the fruits of Apple’s latest incarnation of its mobile operating system. Others, however, were stymied by installation woes that prevented them from upgrading successfully. Macworld has found a simple, if not necessarily earth-shattering fix:

  • News: Page looks to 'transform' company with Google+

    Forget about building a popular social network. Google CEO Larry Page wants to use Google+ to transform the entire Google experience.

  • News: Looking for a Polished Linux Desktop? Consider KDE

    In the world of Linux desktops, Ubuntu's Unity and GNOME have tended to dominate the headlines in recent months, but there's another contender that many consider an even better choice.

  • News: Verizon's 'can you hear me now' fleet testing 4G

    Verizon Wireless has equipped almost all of its fleet of test vehicles with 4G (fourth-generation) devices to test all the major U.S. 4G networks for speed and coverage.

  • News: Up close with iOS 5: AirPlay features

    First introduced with iOS 4.2 last November, Apple's AirPlay technology lets you wirelessly stream audio and video from a computer or iOS device to an Apple TV, an AirPort Express, or a compatible third-party hardware device.

  • News: At Dell World, Ballmer steers clear of tablets, phones and Apple

    With many still reflecting on the contributions of Steve Jobs, being at Dell World this week almost feels like living in an alternative universe.

  • News: iPhone 5 rumor roll-up for the week ending Oct. 14

    While many in the iOSsphere are preordering the relentlessly familiar new iPhone 4S in record numbers, and standing in the rain to buy one today, many others simply wait. They know, they just know, that the iPhone 5 is out there. Calling to them.

  • Opinion: Meet the Windows 8 Task Manager

    Design simplicity is the key for Windows 8, and Microsoft recently discussed on its blog yet another popular Windows feature getting streamlined in Windows 8: the task manager. The new task manager echoes the design simplicity Microsoft was showing off earlier with the new copy file dialog.

  • News: Apache asserts OpenOffice stewardship

    Despite the growing momentum of the LibreOffice fork of OpenOffice, the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) is urging the community of volunteer developers to rally around the OpenOffice code base as the canonical version of the open source software suite.

  • News: FNB rises to dominant position in mobile banking for Southern Africa

    As local and international banks roll out technology to provide efficient and remote banking services in Africa, South Africa's First National Bank (FNB) has managed to dominate the Southern African region.

  • News: Up close with iOS 5: New gestures

    New multitouch gestures have been in the frame for iOS since early this year, when they first showed up in the iOS 4.3 beta. That feature may have disappeared from the final version of that release, but four- and five-finger gesture didn’t drop off Apple’s to-do list entirely. Instead, they’re making their debut with iOS 5.—at least for iPad 2 owners

  • News: Dutch court rejects Samsung patent claims against Apple

    A judge at the district court in the Hague on Friday rejected claims that Samsung had made against Apple regarding four patents.

  • News: Orange Kenya launches Flybox targeting homes, small offices

    Orange on Wednesday launched the Flybox, a GSM router targeting small office and home users. The router runs on Orange's recently launched High Speed Packet Access + (HSPA+) network which offers speeds of up to 21 Megabits per second (21 Mbps ). The router can connect up to 10 computers silmutaneously via WiFi and ethernet cables and has a maximum speed of 7.2 Mbps (High Speed Packet Access).

  • News: Dutch court rejects Samsung patent claims against Apple

    A judge at the district court in the Hague on Friday rejected claims that Samsung had made against Apple regarding four patents.



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