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  • News: Vodafone complaints still a problem: TIO

    Complaints about Vodafone’s mobile network have doubled in the first three months of 2011 as customers struggled to deal with continued dropouts and signal issues, according to the telco industry ombudsman.

  • News: The 10 Best Free Hard Drive Utilities

    Most users are satisfied with the hard drive utilities that ship with Windows--especially the more powerful partitioning and defragging tools found in Windows Vista and 7. Since you're reading this, though, you're obviously not a "most" type of user. Here are our ten favorite free utilities for partitioning, monitoring, and optimizing hard drives (as well as a few inexpensive for-pay alternatives). Despite offering some high-end features, these downloadable programs won't bust your budget.

  • News: 11 Free Microsoft Tools You're Overlooking

    Microsoft has a virtual monopoly on desktop operating systems with Windows and on office productivity with its Office suite--as well as a dominant share of the Web browser market with Internet Explorer.

  • News: Day 4: Setting Up POP3 Email Accounts in Gmail

    30 Days With...Google Docs: Day 4

  • News: Stamp out e-mail annoyances

    For many of us, the first application we open in the morning is our e-mail client. Hour after hour, day after day, we check our e-mail repeatedly. Given that we spend this kind of time with a single program, it’s important that it gives us as little trouble as possible. When it decides to act up, it’s just as important that we set it straight as quickly as possible. Here are some solutions to common problems.

  • News: Guardian Heroes Saturn HD remake

    Action RPG classic from 1996 Guardian Heroes marks the first Sega Saturn title to make the jump to HD consoles via Xbox Live Arcade.

  • News: MacBook Pros, new iMacs get slew of software updates

    Apple on Wednesday released a quartet of updates, aimed at owners of new MacBook Pros and its recently released iMacs.

  • News: Sony Hit with $1bn Lawsuit

    A Canadian law firm, representing a plaintiff who claims Sony has breached her privacy, is suing the company and all its subsidiaries for $1 billion Canadian dollars.

  • News: Apple May Provide Over-the-Air Updates for iOS, Mac OSX

    Apple will provide over-the-air updates for iOS 5, while the upcoming version of Mac OSX Lion will be delivered via the Mac App Store, according to two separate reports. Instead of having users chained to iTunes for their iOS updates, Apple may introduce wireless OS updates, removing the need for a computer in the process.

  • News: Sony demands legal protection after PSN hack

    'Without strong criminal laws and enforcement of these laws, there will not be any meaningful security on the internet,' Sony says after PSN breach.

  • News: Apple iOS update stops handset tracking user's location

    Apple's latest software update includes a fix that stops the iPhone tracking the location of users.

  • Video: Intel 3D transistor promises processing speed boosts

    The new chip technology, called tri-gate transistors, replaces flat, two-dimensional streams of transistors with a 3D structure.

  • News: Intel to use 3D transistors in chip production

    Intel is to start use 3D transistors in its chip manufacturing process, which could potentially make PCs, smartphones and tablets faster and more power-efficient.

  • News: 'WebDaV is bad,' says security researcher

    Should we hate WebDAV for security reasons?

  • News: Apple wins points for quickly squashing location tracking bugs with iOS 4.3.3

    Apple's quick response to concerns about user location tracking via its iPhones and iPads – in the form of iOS 4.3.3 released Wednesday – is earning the company praise from mobile industry watchers.

  • News: Finance Lessons from Abbottabad?

    Corporate finance lessons from the dramatic turn of events in Abbottabad, Pakistan, may be few and far-between this week. But among the reports from the tech-based IDG network of publications, as well as from Bloomberg News, are numerous articles that should have more than passing interest for CFOs.

  • News: Konami's E3 Event Screening Worldwide

    This year, you can watch Konami's presentation at home, or at screening events in big cities. Yes, really.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Mystery spot

    Has the mystery of the white iPhone's delay been solved? Mayhaps. But the mystery of when the iPhone 5 will arrive is still up in the air, and the iPad is perplexing members of our government. The remainders for Wednesday, May 4, 2011 are a mystery wrapped in a riddle inside an enigma.

  • News: Age discrimination not rife: recruiters

    When Computerworld asked a local IT recruitment firm to comment on a legal case in the US involving a 58-year-old, who is suing outsourcer Infosys over alleged age discrimination in the hiring process, the company's opinion sparked a flurry of comments on our website.

  • News: RIM Improves Social Networking for Consumers and Enterprises

    It wasn't too long ago when mega-social-network Facebook was only an experimental service used by a group of Harvard students. And Twitter was just a word used to describe birdcalls. But much has changed in the social networking space over the past three years. Just ask BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion's (RIM) Tom Goguen, the company's first VP of Social Networking and Collaboration.



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