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  • News: Apple Mac OS X Mountain Lion to launch in July

    Apple has announced that its Mac OS X Mountain Lion will launch next month.

  • News: Mountain Lion to ship in July for $20

    In Monday's keynote address at its Worldwide Developers Conference, Apple revealed several new tidbits about Mountain Lion--including its ship-date.

  • News: Apple unveils new, thin MacBook Pro, iOS 6, and more OS X features

    Software focus is on more commonality across iOS and OS X, as well as moving Siri into cars

  • News: Linaro boasts up to 100% speed boost for Android

    Developers at open-source nonprofit organization Linaro have posted a set of code tweaks for Android, enabling up to 100% increases in performance, compared to a vanilla version of Ice Cream Sandwich (Android 4.0).

  • News: Apple unveils iOS 6

    Apple on Monday took the wraps off iOS 6, the next version of the operating system that powers the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Senior vice president for iOS software Scott Forstall told the developers and press in attendance that iOS 6 includes 200 new features, including Siri enhancements and Facebook updates.

  • News: LinkedIn claims vulnerable passwords have been disabled

    Business social network LinkedIn issued more information and advice to its users over the weekend, in the wake of a massive cyber attack in which 6.5 million passwords were stolen.

  • News: Siri to get new features, iPad support with iOS 6

    Apple had plenty to say about Siri, its voice-driven personal assistant, during the company's Worldwide Developers Conference keynote Monday. Siri will have a starring role in iOS 6, the next version of the operating system that powers the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. And it's moving beyond just the iPhone 4S to the latest version of Apple's iPad.

  • News: WWDC: Tim Cook runs down the numbers

    The app ecosystem surrounding Apple and its products has "become an economy in and of itself," Apple CEO Tim Cook said Monday in his WWDC keynote speech.

  • News: Apple announces new MacBook Pro with retina display

    Apple on Monday unveiled its thinnest and lightest MacBook Pro ever, with the latest Intel Core processors, code-named Ivy Bridge, and a high-resolution 15.4-inch retina display that the company said is the best quality display it has used in laptops to date.

  • News: Microsoft touts Windows Server 2012, Azure for data center 'cloud OS'

    Microsoft kicked off its TechEd North America conference with a wide-ranging keynote session that was short on "wow" news but heavy on positioning for Windows Server 2012, Windows Azure and server-side products as key components of what the company is calling "the era of the cloud OS."

  • News: Oracle-SAP retrial delayed

    Oracle and SAP will have to wait a bit longer to retry their corporate-theft lawsuit, according to a filing made Friday in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

  • News: As apps move to the cloud, next up is optimizing them

    As enterprises continue to open up to the idea of hosting applications in the cloud, a slew of companies are looking to optimize how they're managed in the new cloud environment.

  • News: Apple and Google use 'spy planes' for 3D maps

    Apple is rumoured to announce its own 3D maps with iOS 6 later today which reportedly uses 'spy planes' to take close up images.

  • News: Symantec and Microsoft team for disaster-recovery service

    Symantec today announced a partnership with Microsoft to use Symantec storage and disaster-recovery products in tandem with Microsoft's Azure to allow continuous computing if a customer's main data site is severely disrupted.

  • News: The Last Preview

    Another day, another Apple Worldwide Developers Conference preview – but it’s the last, because today we finally get relief from the whirlwind of rumors and expectations of Apple announcements. At last the speculation will die and WWDC news will prove some fools and some geniuses. Until then, here is your last-minute rumor roundup.

  • News: Apple's mobile priorities to headline today's WWDC

    Apple's secrecy is legendary, and it only fuels the intense speculation of what the company might announce at today's opening keynote at 1 p.m. EDT at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco. So a more fruitful approach might be to focus on Apple's challenges and opportunities.

  • News: Edit your vacation videos the easy way with iMovie on your iPad

    Vacation and travel videos are a fun way to share a quick take with friends and family—even while you’re still on the road. With iMovie for iOS on your iPad, you can quickly and easily cut your casual videos, spruce them up with themes, mix video with still photos, and add effects, music, and cool-looking titles. Here are a few simple steps that will get you from raw shoot to polished vacation video in short order.

  • News: Automate tasks with Folder Actions

    One of the great things about OS X is that it’s like the real world. You store your files in folders; when you don’t want something, you put it in the Trash. But on your Mac, a folder isn’t really just a folder, and that’s not a bad thing. Take for example, Folder Actions. With this handy feature, you can attach AppleScripts to specific folders and have these scripts run automatically whenever you add files to the folders. That means that you can automatically get an alert when files are added to a specific folder, change the Finder labels when you put them in a folder, or unzip archives. Here’s how Folder Actions work, and how you can use them to save time.

  • News: Microsoft opens up access to cloud-based ALM server

    The Team Foundation Service, which had been invitation-only, is now open to anyone, but it still is in preview mode

  • News: 6 secrets to a successful 802.1X rollout

    Implementing and supporting 802.1X authentication on your network can be a challenge, but here are some tips that can help save you some time, money, and frustration.



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