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  • News: Investment management firm RJIS targets identity and access management

    Raymond James Investment Services is targeting improved identity and access management for its trading platform for independent investment practices.

  • News: 5 Cool Add Ons for Firefox 5

    I was just getting used to the excellent version 4 of Mozilla's Firefox browser when those wild and crazy coders rolled out version 5 after just three months.

  • News: Apple releases minor updates to iMovie, GarageBand, iPhoto

    Apple on Monday released minor updates to GarageBand, iMovie, and iPhoto. Interestingly, the updates to the three iLife applications hit the Mac App Store first, long before appearing in Mac OS X's Software Update.

  • How-Tos: Play ball (in sync)

    Reader and sports fan Ian Mullane is feeling a little squeezed by his players. He writes:

  • News: News of the World email investigation under new police spotlight

    Police are questioning whether a change in News International’s email retention policy was part of an effort to conceal widespread phone hacking by the News of the World, a scandal which is threatening Rupert Murdoch’s planned takeover of BSkyB.

  • News: W3C chastises Apple on HTML5 patenting

    The W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) is seeking to invalidate a pair of Apple patents so the underlying technologies can be used as part of a royalty-free HTML5 stack.

  • How-Tos: What Do I Do With a Really Old File?

    Rene found some old files on a CD. Windows doesn't have a program associated with their extension. She asked the Utilities forum for advice.

  • How-Tos: Get Lion's new scrolling in Snow Leopard today

    The "golden master" of Lion (Mac OS X 10.7) has been released to developers, which means it won't be too long before the new OS will be in the hands of consumers. When it is, among Lion's over 250 new features is one that's generating quite a bit of hand-wringing (or, in this case, finger-wringing): a new way of scrolling. More specifically, the default scroll direction in Lion is backwards--at least compared to the way we computer users have come to think of scrolling.

  • News: 10 apps pushing HTML5 to the limit

    The basic Web application paradigm hasn't changed in almost two decades. Even the latest, slickest HTML5 websites resemble those of the early days of the Web, at least at their core. A developer wraps tags around data and writes a bit of JavaScript to make the sites somewhat more interactive. So what's all the big fuss over HTML5 being a game changer for apps on the Web?

  • How-Tos: Paste file paths in Open, Save dialogs

    Sometimes, you discover the coolest Mac OS X tricks by accident. That happened recently to Hints reader philostein. And philostein's accident is our gain.

  • Opinion: Leaked Details: Dell Latitude ST Windows 7 Tablet

    Dell could be the first to release a tablet ready for Windows 8, but leaked details suggest that Dell will launch the tablet in October equipped with Windows 7. The Dell Latitude ST (the more likely official name of the device codenamed 'Peju') faces a challenging array of tablet competitors, but it caters to a different audience.

  • How-Tos: Go Back to School in the Cloud

    Heading off to school doesn't have to mean leaving your old life behind. With the right mix of Web-based apps, you can take your entire digital life with you--and keep it handy on practically any device you carry.

  • News: What Your IT Pro Knows About You

    For many small companies, the IT staff is a single person or even a consultant brought in to handle the business's computing upkeep. Either way, the question of what your IT person knows about the inner workings of the company is well worth asking--because the IT person may know far more about your company, employees, and personal information than you ever thought possible.

  • News: Your Old Smartphone's Data Can Come Back to Haunt You

    Your old cell phone data can reemerge from the past to haunt you. Whether it's because sellers are lazy or naive, cast-off phones still contain troves of information about their former users. And as phones get smarter, they're ever more likely to hold bank account passwords, personal email, or private photographs that anyone with the right kind of motivation could exploit.

  • News: Must-Have Downloads for School

    Heading off to school? We've rounded up must-have downloads to take along. Included are security tools to keep your PC private and malware-free. You'll also need an office suite for all those papers and spreadsheets, and maybe a writing helper to organize your thoughts. You can decorate your desktop with a pick-me-up wallpaper, or give your Windows 7 system a complete sci-fi makeover. Better yet, you can donate your PC's idle time to make the world a better place. Like you, your computer has important work to do.

  • How-Tos: How to Set Up Your Network for PCs and Macs

    With Windows 7, you can easily share files and printers across a network via the HomeGroups feature. Here's how to set up your network to share files and printers with Macs.

  • News: Polycom unveils videoconferencing system that supports Lync

    Polycom today unveiled a $10,000 room-size videoconferencing system that integrates with Microsoft's Lync collaboration tools.

  • News: Water treatment firm IWS turns on tap to ERP

    Water treatment and engineering business Integrated Water Services (IWS) is deploying a £500,000 ERP platform to support its mobile workforce and streamline operations.

  • News: Mac OS X 10.7 Lion 'to launch next week'

    Apple will launch Mac OS X 10.7 Lion next week, with 14 July looking the most likely release day, according to reports.

  • Feature: Five of the best encryption tools

    Equipping your PC with a firewall and antivirus tool may keep out most hackers, but doesn't guarantee your security.



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