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  • News: 5,000 Microsoft developers get Samsung preview tablets

    Microsoft on Tuesday gave the 5,000 developers attending its BUILD conference preview units of a Samsung tablet running a version of the upcoming Windows 8 software.

  • News: Windows 8 on ARM to open up for developer scrutiny

    Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 OS running on ARM prototype tablets and other devices will be open for developer scrutiny at the software giant's Build conference this week.

  • News: SAP's Sikka preaches HANA-led 'renewal'

    SAP is in the middle of a sweeping "renewal" of its software portfolio, powered by the HANA (High Performance Analytic Appliance) in-memory computing engine, executive board member and technology chief Vishal Sikka said during a keynote address Tuesday at the Tech Ed conference in San Francisco.

  • Opinion: Windows 8 Preview Release Downloadable Tonight

    Want to give Windows 8's new look a try? Starting tonight, you'll be able to download a Windows 8 developer preview release straight from Microsoft.

  • News: Intel, Google team to optimize Android for smartphones

    Intel and Google announced on Tuesday that they would partner to optimize future versions of the Android OS for smartphones and other mobile devices using Intel chips.

  • Opinion: Fine-Tune Windows AutoPlay, Restore System Tray Icons

    It's been a while since I've gathered up Windows tips for you. I know, I've been remiss. So this week I've got a great tip on fine-tuning Windows Vista and 7's AutoPlay settings, and I help a reader find his missing Windows 7 system tray icons.

  • News: Tablets: Will Win 8 Give Microsoft Edge Over Google, Apple?

    The tablet wars will heat up when Microsoft Windows 8 ships next year. The developer preview of Windows 8--unveiled Tuesday at the BUILD Windows conference in Anaheim--underscores how Microsoft's new OS is nothing like what we're used to seeing and is destined to shake things up.

  • News: Windows 8 Breaks Down the OS Walls That Divide Our Devices

    Windows 8 is a bold new take on computing, unifying tablets, desktops, laptops, the Internet, and smartphones under one Windows roof. With only a brief introduction to the operating system here at Microsoft's BUILD conference, we are seeing Microsoft skillfully bridge today's computing habits into the future - otherwise known to Microsoft as Windows 8.

  • News: Windows 8: Going In-Depth with Microsoft's Update to Windows

    The buzzword is "reimagine" here at Microsoft BUILD conference where Windows 8 is being shown for the first time in detail to developers and the media. Reimagine refers to the operating system's radical new look, new support for tablets, revamped Start Screen, and integration of a new class of "metro-style" applications.

  • News: SAP upgrades application management platform

    SAP is hoping to spark more adoption of its Solution Manager platform for managing and monitoring SAP software environments, a new version of which was announced Tuesday during the Tech Ed conference in Las Vegas.

  • News: SAP adds security, management for app stores

    SAP customers looking to open iTunes-like enterprise app stores through Apple's Volume Purchase Program (VPP) will soon have the ability to manage and deploy the software securely thanks to new VPP support in the Sybase Afaria platform, SAP said Tuesday at the Tech Ed conference in Las Vegas.

  • News: SAP rolls out new in-memory applications for HANA

    The family of specialized applications for SAP's HANA (High-Performance Analytic Appliance) in-memory computing engine is growing, with a new application that allows utilities to crunch information from smart meters, and another that companies can use to run sophisticated profitability analyses on financial data, SAP said Tuesday at the Tech Ed conference in Las Vegas.

  • News: Windows 8 steps beyond the desktop

    On the Windows computer of the future, live tiles will replace icons, touch-based gestures will replace mouse clicks and semantic zooming will replace the arduous traversal through nested menus and folders.

  • News: iPhone Accessories to Take Phone Photography to New Levels

    Apple's smartphone darling--the iPhone 4--is fast becoming one of the most popular cameras in the world. This is due in part to the image quality of its camera and to the photo software available for it (including Instagram, a photo filter app that simplifies sharing your photos).

  • Opinion: Store and Share Your Media With Free 4Shared

    4Shared is more than just a virtual drive for storing your digital content. And it's more than just a service for sharing that content with friends and family. 4Shared (free) accomplishes both of these tasks, but with its browser-based sharing of audio and video, it also does more than that.

  • Opinion: My Circles for iPhone

    If you’re one of those “power” iPhone users who likes to send text messages and emails in bulk, the free my Circles offering from Vine Creative is a handy tool.

  • Opinion: Identity Finder 5.1 helps keep your personal data secure

    Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of your hard drives? Identity Finder, that's who. This scanning program is dedicated to rooting out personal information cached without encryption anywhere on your computer's internal and attached disks. It can also securely delete, encrypt, or move files with troubling personal details.

  • Nero 11 multimedia software suite launched

    Nero has unveiled the latest verison of its multimedia software suite, Nero 11.

  • News: MacBook Air firmware update fixes Thunderbolt issues

  • News: Universal Credit IT plans too optimistic, MPs warn

    The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)’s IT system plans for Universal Credit benefits are far too optimistic given the tight timelines and Whitehall’s chequered technology history, the Public Accounts Committee has warned.



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