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  • News: Hotmail Mobile Usage Spikes Thanks to iOS 5

    Microsoft says mobile usage of its Hotmail webmail service has exploded in the past few weeks, and it has Apple to thank for it. More than 2 million users linked their Hotmail accounts to their iPhones or iPads since the launch of iOS 5 on Oct. 12, and Microsoft reports almost 100,000 new iOS 5 devices are being set up with Hotmail every day.

  • News: Android 4: Developers praise the new UI and APIs

    With the first 'Ice Cream Sandwich' smartphones due in mid-November, the real app testing can soon begin

  • News: Sky Go for Android to launch 'in the coming months'

    Sky has revealed it will launch an Android version of its Sky Go app "in the coming months".

  • News: Remains of the Day: Spanish inquisition

    Apple's design guru gets enmeshed in legal affairs, Cupertino loses a case en España, and South Koreans are about to have a whole lot more fun with their iPhones. Nobody expects the remainders for Wednesday, November 2, 2011!

  • Opinion: Google Aims to Mobilize Your Website with GoMo

    Despite explosive growth in smartphone usage, many businesses still have a website that isn't optimized to fit on a small mobile screen. If a potential customer can't navigate your store's site from a handset, there's a good chance they'll walk over to the shop of your competitor that has a mobile-ready site.

  • Opinion: Dont Let This Happen To Your iPad: 5 Fire Prevention Gadgets For Geeks

    Last month, a faulty electrical outlet in my charming turn-of-the-century studio apartment sparked a fire while I was out of the house. Many of my gadgets were singed, and what wasn't directly burnt still suffered damage from smoke and/or water from the automated sprinklers. Truly, it was a geek's worst nightmare! My trusty MacBook Pro, iPad, Xbox 360, and countless other gadgets were bricked, including my primary backup hard drive (thank goodness for data recovery). So, for my first blog back at GeekTech I thought it would be apropos to compose this short list of fire prevention gadgets I only wish I knew about before the incident.

  • News: SAP's Business Objects

    Company: SAP

  • News: Carbonite launches bare metal backups, file versioning

    Carbonite has announced upgrades to its online backup and restore service that include full OS and application backups, as well as the ability to mirror data to an external drive. The service allows users to perform a full metal restore from the external drive or a CD.

  • News: Bing app ships for iPhone, Android - not Windows Phone

    Microsoft has rolled out a new mobile app for Bing built with HTML5 and available first only to iPhone and Android users. It may be another indication that Microsoft is turning its attention away from its home-baked development platforms .Net and Silverlight and toward the industry-standard HTML5.

  • Opinion: Gmail iOS App Released, Then Pulled

    Google's highly anticipated Gmail app for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad enjoyed a brief moment in the App Store on Wednesday, but was quickly pulled because of a bug.

  • News: Siri, When Will Apple Launch its iTunes Match Music Service?

    In a rare twist, Apple missed a self-imposed deadline to launch iTunes Match, an ambitious service that mirrors your iTunes music library in the cloud. The company said on October 4, during the iPhone 4S launch event, that iTunes Match would be available by the end of October, yet two days after the deadline, the service is nowhere to be found.

  • News: Software lets mobile devices use corporate printers

    A new client-server application lets most mobile devices now wirelessly use corporate printers, without having to make changes to smartphones or tablets, or to the printers.

  • News: Informatica rolls out data parser for Hadoop

    Informatica has strengthened its hand in the burgeoning market for Hadoop, the open-source programming framework for large-scale data processing, unveiling a new data parser on Wednesday that can transform piles of unstructured information into a more structured form for use in running Hadoop jobs.

  • News: Yahoo finally ships Livestand iPad app

    Yahoo Wednesday launched several applications for the iPad, including Livestand, a "digital newsstand" it announced in February that was supposed to ship in the first half of the year.

  • News: Google 'messed up,' yanks Gmail app for iPhone, iPad

    Just minutes after launching its first native Gmail app for Apple's iPhone and iPad, Google pulled the program, saying it had "messed up" by issuing a flawed version.

  • News: Google releases, pulls Gmail iOS app

    Now you see Gmail for the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad; now you don't.

  • News: GE Healthcare targets faster document processing by cutting customisation

    GE Healthcare is aiming to more than halve the time it takes to process documents by implementing a less customised version of EMC’s enterprise content management (ECM) solution Documentum.

  • News: LightSquared will be a 'dumb pipe,' CEO says

    Satellite-LTE carrier LightSquared will be "the dumbest broadband wireless pipe," CEO Sanjiv Ahuja told a conference on Wednesday, warmly embracing a role that traditional mobile operators have rejected in varying degrees.

  • News: Small businesses stuck in IT dark age claims Intel report

    A shortage of money, combined with a lack of technical expertise, is keeping half of small businesses in a technology “dark age”, according to a large survey.

  • News: Hotel Chain Sees Mobile App Turning 'Lookers Into Bookers'

    IHG is rolling out smartphone apps because internal data shows that customers who use mobile apps are more loyal than those who don't


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