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  • How-Tos: How to fix 'invalid COM' Registry errors

    What do you do when your laptop simply won't work unless you run a lengthy Registry scan and and fix the errors found? One reader had this problem, with most of the errors reported concerning 'invalid COM' references. Our Helproom expert offered advice.

  • News: Kingston University chucks out PCs in major virtualisation push

    Kingston University near London has announced ambitious plans to “prepare for life without the desktop,” virtualising its entire base of PCs, the first major project on this scale in the UK education sector.

  • News: Sprint, Clearwire may help drive LTE convergence

    Cooperation between Sprint Nextel and Clearwire on LTE should help to bring two versions of that technology together, leading to increased device choices and roaming opportunities for subscribers in developed markets.

  • News: Remains of the Day: The board of Avon

    An Apple board member faces scrutiny at her own company, Apple throws another log on the open-source fire, and the Siri-based Apple TV set may listen a little too well. The remainders for Friday, October 28, 2011 are so ready for the weekend.

  • News: Opera CTO: Kill the browser scroll bar

    For a relatively new medium, the World Wide Web still relies on a comparatively ancient method of presenting information to the reader, that of scrolling. Now, the creator of the widely used CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), and current CTO of Opera, wants to replace the browser scroll bar with page-based navigation.

  • Opinion: iPhone 4S, iPad 2 Get Rudimentary iOS 5 Jailbreak

    Two weeks after the release of the iPhone 4S, a member of the iPhone Dev-Team has discovered a "very preliminary" jailbreak for iOS 5 running on the iPhone 4S and the iPad 2, according to iClarified, via TechCrunch.

  • News: Bugs & Fixes: True sync of iWork docs between Macs and iCloud

    Via iCloud, iWork documents can auto-sync among iOS devices. But not Macs. You can manually copy a document from a Mac to iCloud—and vice versa—via iCloud’s web interface. But there is no automatic syncing. At least not with Apple’s officially supported methods.

  • News: Fix a Lion file-opening hang in Mac OS X 10.7.2

    Acorn, my favorite image editor, was giving me trouble. Whenever I’d open a file in the app, the image would appear immediately—but then the app would hang for five, 20, even 60 seconds. I saw the spinning beach ball of doom, and couldn’t do anything else in the app. I was running the latest version of Lion and the latest version of Acorn, and I checked with a few of my fellow Acorn-using Macworld coworkers; not one of them was having my issue.

  • News: Windows Phone Apollo: What We Know So Far

    With Windows Phone Mango showing up in new smartphones and rolling out to old ones, it's time to look ahead to the next big update to Microsoft's mobile operating system, code-named Apollo.

  • News: Internap launches first public OpenStack cloud

    Look out Amazon. OpenStack is shaping up to be a game changer in the cloud world. Today, Atlanta-based Internap Network Services announced the launch of the first public cloud built on OpenStack.

  • News: Wall Street Beat: Enterprise IT, smartphones boost tech earnings

    Third-quarter earnings reports from major tech vendors continued to pour in this week, confirming upbeat trends for enterprise software and emerging markets but mixed results for hardware and components.

  • News: Three Surprising Things About Hard Drive Defragging

    Back in the bad old days of computing, hard-drive defragmentation was a big deal. You needed a quality third-party “defragger,” and you needed to run it regularly—at least once a month—to ensure optimal system performance.

  • News: How to Calibrate Your Monitor

    If you're an avid photographer, you've probably shot tons of photos, investing a large chunk of your time and disposable income in a digital SLR camera. And you’ve spent even more time learning the ins and outs of photography, including lighting, composition, and image editing. So why don’t your photos look better than they do?

  • Feature: Rusbridger: 'why The Guardian website will remain free'

    In a wide-ranging interview, Guardian editor Alan Rusbridger gave David Price, editor of iPad and iPhone User, an insight into his own digital life, and how he feels technology has changed the newspaper industry.

  • News: bet365 begins IT recruitment drive

    bet365 has announced plans to recruit a new specialist team of software developers and network architects to build the online gambling company a more efficient IT platform for the future.

  • News: HMV overhauls e-procurement

    HMV has implemented a new e-procurement platform from Wax Digital, in a bit to cut costs and improve sourcing.

  • News: Strategy Analytics: Samsung overtakes Apple in Q3 in smartphones

    Samsung beat Apple to the top position in the smartphone market in the third quarter taking a 23.8 percent share of the global market to Apple's 14.6 percent, according to data released Friday by research firm Strategy Analytics.

  • News: Strategy Analytics: Samsung overtakes Apple in Q3 in smartphones

    Samsung beat Apple to the top position in the smartphone market in the third quarter taking a 23.8 percent share of the global market to Apple's 14.6 percent, according to data released Friday by research firm Strategy Analytics.

  • News: Collaboration, partnerships with multiple vendors key to Cloud success: Thomas Duryea

    Collaboration and communication with a variety of industry leaders is vital for CIOs looking to implement Cloud computing, an IT industry CEO claimed.

  • News: GPS group counters LightSquared claims

    The Coalition to Save Our GPS challenged LightSquared's forecasts that the FCC will be able to resolve the controversy over the company's planned cellular network by the end of this year, using a conference call with reporters on Thursday to slam the startup's business plan and technical claims.



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