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  • 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.

  • News: Experts dispute sandboxing would have stopped Flame

    Bigger lesson learned from Flame: Multiple layers of security needed, so when one technology fails, a second or third may succeed

  • News: 5 'Evil Siri' Videos That May Make You Chuckle

    You're likely familiar with the wealth of online content that pokes fun at Apple's Siri, the virtual personal assistant feature on the iPhone 4S. There's even a genre that imagines the dark side of Siri, nodding to the Terminator mentality that someday the world really will be taken over by computers. Check out these fun videos that portray Siri as a dark force -- even Apple fans have to admit the concept can be humorous.

  • News: European League of Legends game players have their account data compromised

    Hackers have stolen account data from the European servers of popular real-time strategy game League of Legends (LoL), the game's developer, Riot Games, announced on Saturday.

  • News: NTT DoCoMo turns Tower Records Japan into subisidiary

    NTT DoCoMo said Monday it will increase its share in Tower Records Japan, turning the music vendor into a subsidiary in a push to expand its line of mobile services.

  • News: Apple to narrow OS X Mountain Lion's release date, unveil price today

    Although speculation that Apple would wrap up work on its Mountain Lion Mac OS early has flopped, the company will likely narrow the launch date during its Worldwide Developers Conference today.

  • News: WWDC keynote: as it happened

    Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) starts today, Monday, June 11. The annual Apple event started with a hugely anticipated keynote speech from Apple CEO Tim Cook at San Francisco's Moscone West Hall, and we had a team of reporters from PC Advisor's sister title Macworld in place to cover live the WWDC keynote event.

  • News: Apple to show off iOS 6 and new MacBooks at WWDC

    Apple is likely to unveil iOS 6 and updated MacBook laptops at its worldwide developer conference (WWDC).

  • News: BT improves decision making with cloud business intelligence

    BT Retail has deployed a new cloud-based, business intelligence system to help get the best out of its customer relationship management data.

  • News: Mozilla dumps Yandex as default search for Russian Firefox

    Mozilla will drop Russian search giant Yandex as the default search engine for Russian-language versions of Firefox beginning with next month's Firefox 14.

  • News: iOS6, New MacBooks Expected To Headline Apple Developer's Conference

    PC enthusiasts may want to take a vacation to an unwired remote location this week as all tech news channels will be jammed with news emanating from Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco.

  • News: IT pros head to TechEd seeking details about Microsoft enterprise upgrades

    Tim Vander Kooi has gone to Microsoft's TechEd North America many times since the late 1990s, but he's never been as enthused as he is this year about attending the conference, the company's most important event for IT professionals and developers.

  • News: Thomson Reuters acquires Apsmart to bolster mobile capabilities

    Thomson Reuters has acquired London-based mobile platform and product development firm Apsmart in a bid to bolster its mobile capabilities.

  • News: Government lab deploys ethernet network to support HPC facility

    Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (RAL), one of the UK’s principal government labs and part of the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC), has deployed a large-scale ethernet network to support a new high performance computing (HPC) facility that has 4.5 petabytes of storage online.

  • News: Mountain Lion: What we know heading into WWDC

    With Mountain Lion poised to make an appearance at WWDC next week for developers and eager keynote followers alike, we figured it might be a good time for a rundown of what we already know about Apple's next OS.

  • News: Developers look ahead to plenty of product news at WWDC

    When Apple's Worldwide Developer's Conference kicks off this week, there will be one big change from years past: No Steve Jobs.

  • News: HP and Oracle, now headed for a split, could have split up Sun

    One of the more surprising episodes in Hewlett-Packard and Oracle's ill-fated enterprise IT partnership was touched upon for only a few minutes during testimony in their breach-of-contract trial earlier this week. But that event -- fruitless talks aimed at a joint acquisition and breakup of Sun Microsystems -- may have been one of the sources of their current rancor.

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