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  • News: Up close with iOS 5: Mail's changes

    Many iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users have mixed feelings about iOS's Mail app. On the whole, it's one of the best mobile email clients, making it easy to read and reply to email. But it's also missing many of the features you've come to expect from email clients on the desktop. We obviously shouldn't expect the same level of functionality from a mobile app as we do from a Mac app, but the fact that we use iOS Mail so much makes it an easy target for criticism.

  • News: Desktop virtualization: Parallels vs. VMware vs. VirtualBox

    Virtual machines are the best way to accommodate different application needs in a datacenter environment. Whether you need to run your apps on a specific platform, or just need to meet scaling requirements, virtualization is the solution to a lot of IT manager's problems, thanks to fast and cheap memory.

  • News: Desktop virtualization: Parallels vs. VMware vs. VirtualBox

    Virtual machines are the best way to accommodate different application needs in a datacenter environment. Whether you need to run your apps on a specific platform, or just need to meet scaling requirements, virtualization is the solution to a lot of IT manager's problems, thanks to fast and cheap memory.

  • News: Android 'Ice Cream Sandwich' arrives Oct. 19 in Hong Kong

    The big Google-Samsung event to launch Ice Cream Sandwich -- postponed at CTIA earlier this week -- will take place next Wednesday in Hong Kong, according to an invitation sent by the two companies.

  • News: Sprint clarifies iPhone 4S unlocking policy

    Sprint cleared up its policy regarding international roaming on the iPhone 4S Thursday, announcing its intent to lock the phone's micro-SIM slot and then unlock it for good customers only by request.

  • News: Google's Schmidt (finally) takes to Google+

    After being noticeably absent from his company's own social network, Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt finally has joined the ranks of Google+ users.

  • News: LightSquared shows GPS interference fix

    LightSquared and a partner, Javad GNSS, showed off a filter and an antenna on Thursday that they said would solve the anticipated GPS interference problem that has plagued the carrier's plan to deploy an LTE network in frequencies near those used by GPS.

  • News: Microsoft strong-arms hardware makers into social responsibility

    After years of failing to get Microsoft to adopt a formal environmental sustainability policy, shareholders seem to have won: Microsoft will now insist its hardware suppliers comply with the company's social responsibility requirements.

  • News: F5 BIG-IP upgrade improves IP services, battles DDOS attacks

    F5 is touting new DNS capabilities in its BIG-IP v11 software as a way for service providers to save money, stave off distributed denial-of-service attacks and scale to support rapidly expanding IP services.

  • News: Google grows earnings, revenue in Q3 as ad sales accelerate

    Google grew its sales and profits in the third quarter, exceeding Wall Street's expectations along the way, as the search company's advertising business continued on a strong growth path.

  • News: Apple iPhone 4S Teardown: 4 Findings

    iFixit's iPhone teardowns seem to happen earlier every year. This time, the hardware repair group has cracked open an iPhone 4S one day ahead of its October 14 launch date.

  • News: Apple's iCloud launch woes evoke MobileMe's '08 debacle

    The launch of Apple's new iCloud service has been reminiscent of the fiasco three years ago when the company debuted MobileMe, according to users' complaints that describe a sweeping range of problems.

  • News: Lazaridis apologizes to BlackBerry customers

    A co-CEO of Research In Motion has apologized for the massive three-day failure of the BlackBerry email and messaging service, said full service around the world is back to nomal now and promised a thorough investigation of the problem. However, he gave no assurances it won't happen again."

  • News: Dell takes shots at HP, continues IT services push

    On the eve of its first ever Dell World conference, company executives took a few digs at rival HP Co. and released new enhancements aimed at rebranding itself as an end-to-end IT services vendor.

  • News: iFixit Posts iPhone 4S Teardown, Makes Siri Get Cranky

    Apple's iPhone 4S isn't even out in stores yet, but that hasn't stopped some lucky folks who got their handset early from tearing it apart, so the rest of us don't have to sacrifice our shiny new toys in the name of science. Or press coverage. Or something.

  • News: Google/Samsung Ice Cream Sandwich Launch Moved to Oct. 19 in Hong Kong

    The Samsung/Google media event, which is rumored to launch the Nexus Galaxy with Ice Cream Sandwich, has been rescheduled to take place on October 19 in Hong Kong, China. The event starts at 10:00 a.m. HKT with doors opening at 9:30 a.m. The event will be livestreamed will be available at YouTube.com/Android at 10 p.m. EST on October 18 for those who cannot attend the event.

  • News: Ultrabook Laptops Expected to Get Retina-Quality Displays Next Year

    If you’re considering picking up an Ultrabook, here’s a reason you might possibly want to wait until the next wave of these ultra-thin and lightweight laptops land next year: Super-sharp “retina-quality” displays.

  • News: Up close with iOS 5: Newsstand

    The publishing industry has been viewing the iPad as a potential savior even before Apple announced its tablet. But strangely, the iPad has lagged behind other mobile products--most notably Amazon's Kindle--when it comes to one key feature: the ability to automatically download new issues of magazines and newspapers when they're available.

  • News: 7 'MBA preferred' IT jobs

    Among the 84,000 open tech positions currently listed on Dice.com, there are roughly 1,400 job listings that say an MBA is preferred, and they come from a variety of industries

  • News: Open source WineHQ database breached

    For the second time in two months, a major open source project has been breached. This time the victim is the WineHQ project which manages Wine, an open source technology that lets users install and run Windows applications on Linux, Mac, Solaris and other operating systems.



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