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  • News: Microsoft Exchange-to-Google Apps migration survival guide

    Switching from Microsoft Exchange to Google Apps may have many benefits, but the journey is definitely not the reward

  • News: Carousel brings Instagram to Mac OS X

    Instagram is a popular photo-sharing app for the iPhone. But suppose you’re sitting at your Mac, longing to browse your Instagram photo feed, but your iPhone is far away, in the deepest recesses of your pants pocket? You no longer need to fear such potential tragedy, thanks to Mobelux’s launch of Carousel, a Mac-based Instagram client.

  • News: Google I/O Day One: A Complete Rundown

    Google is putting on a show for developers at this year's I/O conference and the first day was a bumper one. It was all about Android, including software updates for smartphones and tablets, new movie and music services and a plethora of stats. Here's a roundup of the biggest announcements on the first day of Google I/O 2011.

  • News: Microsoft Word Nightmares--and How You Can Fix Them

    Microsoft Word can keep you up all night, and not only because you've got writer's block. You change the font, and Word changes it back. The columns don't line up. The program freezes up, taking your work with it.

  • News: Will World of Warcraft drive ISP IPv6 adoption?

    Whether IT networking boffins like it or not, one of the biggest drivers toward IPv6 adoption may turn out to be Blizzard’s massively online multiplayer monolith, World of Warcraft (WoW).

  • News: Android Honeycomb 3.1 Details Emerge: Little Things Add Up

    Android 3.0 has its rough spots--many rough spots, in fact. It looks good on the surface, but it needs work underneath. And around the edges. And...well, let's just say I'm glad that 3.1 is here.

  • News: Does ARIN have the right to approve all IPv4 address sales?

    A U.S. bankruptcy court in Delaware recently approved Nortel's sale of 666,624 IPv4 addresses to Microsoft for $7.5 million. Despite this precedent, a debate is raging in Internet policy circles about how sales of IPv4 addresses -- particularly the largest blocks of IPv4 address space issued before the Internet became popular -- will proceed in the future.

  • News: The rising use of SSL raises new risks

    As more applications employ Secure Sockets Layer encryption, a certain amount of traffic visibility is lost, making it more challenging to vet those bits for viruses, worms, and other malicious payloads.

  • News: Creative design tips for e-mail signatures

    If you consider yourself creative, you've likely considered designing a fancy signature line for your e-mail messages. It's a terrific opportunity to express a bit of your personality without requiring any additional work when composing your message—and without adding extra file size to your e-mail. (Your recipients will appreciate that!) Plus, it makes the e-mail more distinctive, acting almost as a business card, if your recipient wants to print it out.

  • News: Jagex Recruiting Black Rock Layoffs

    Runescape developer Jagex has announced that it will be hosting a recruitment event for employees affected by the recent redundancies at Disney in-house development studio Black Rock.

  • News: Facebook Exposed Your Private Data to Advertisers

    Another day, another Facebook privacy fiasco. And this time it's a doozy according to security experts at Symantec. It found Facebook has accidentally exposed users' info to third parties, including advertisers, for the past four years.

  • News: PlayStation Network: Will developers jump ship?

    We're officially three weeks into the PSN fiasco today, with only vague timeframes for restoration—long enough for disgruntled developers to start speaking out. We’ve focused on how the outage affects players (no Portal 2 co-op, no Mortal Kombat match-ups, etc.) but—partly because we expected the service back already—overflown its impact on the folks whose financial well-being is tied directly to PSN uptime.

  • News: Google May Offer Chrome Laptops to Students

    Google plans to offer students Chrome OS laptops for $20 per month and will announce the program during its Google I/O developer conference Wednesday, according to online rumors. The $20 monthly fee will provide students with a laptop loaded with Chrome OS (basically a browser in a box) as well as access to "online services," according to Forbes.

  • News: Corel unveils Painter 12

    Corel has released Painter 12, a new version of the company’s flagship painting software. The upgrade features new brushes and art tools, customizable workspaces, and a performance boost.

  • News: Google plug-in links Android mobile devices with App Engine cloud

    The Google Plugin for Eclipse makes it easier to build native Android apps that can take data with them wherever they go

  • Video: Microsoft buys Skype: press conference

    In San Francisco, Microsoft announces it will acquire Skype for $8.5bn, and CEO Steve Ballmer tells reporters why

  • News: Google to allow Android apps to control your home

    Search giant Google is planning on launching a range of home electrical goods including light bulbs and dishwasher that will use wireless technology to communicate with PCs, smartphones and tablets.

  • News: Google's Android tablet update: Four key PC-like features

    Google released an update to its Android 3.0 ("Honeycomb") tablet operating system today, with several features intended to make Android tablets function more like PCs.

  • News: Skype buy, Windows Phone 'Mango' update, highlight Microsoft mobile strategy

    The success of both the Apple iPad and Google's Android operating system has sent a clear signal to Microsoft that mobility is the future.

  • Video: Friction control project makes touchscreens sticky or slippery

    At CHI2011, a touchscreen that can be slippery when dragging a folder and sticky once it lands on its destination



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