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  • News: Bugs & Fixes: True sync of iWork docs between Macs and iCloud

    Via iCloud, iWork documents can auto-sync among iOS devices. But not Macs. You can manually copy a document from a Mac to iCloud—and vice versa—via iCloud’s web interface. But there is no automatic syncing. At least not with Apple’s officially supported methods.

  • News: Fix a Lion file-opening hang in Mac OS X 10.7.2

    Acorn, my favorite image editor, was giving me trouble. Whenever I’d open a file in the app, the image would appear immediately—but then the app would hang for five, 20, even 60 seconds. I saw the spinning beach ball of doom, and couldn’t do anything else in the app. I was running the latest version of Lion and the latest version of Acorn, and I checked with a few of my fellow Acorn-using Macworld coworkers; not one of them was having my issue.

  • News: Windows Phone Apollo: What We Know So Far

    With Windows Phone Mango showing up in new smartphones and rolling out to old ones, it's time to look ahead to the next big update to Microsoft's mobile operating system, code-named Apollo.

  • News: Internap launches first public OpenStack cloud

    Look out Amazon. OpenStack is shaping up to be a game changer in the cloud world. Today, Atlanta-based Internap Network Services announced the launch of the first public cloud built on OpenStack.

  • News: Wall Street Beat: Enterprise IT, smartphones boost tech earnings

    Third-quarter earnings reports from major tech vendors continued to pour in this week, confirming upbeat trends for enterprise software and emerging markets but mixed results for hardware and components.

  • News: Three Surprising Things About Hard Drive Defragging

    Back in the bad old days of computing, hard-drive defragmentation was a big deal. You needed a quality third-party “defragger,” and you needed to run it regularly—at least once a month—to ensure optimal system performance.

  • News: How to Calibrate Your Monitor

    If you're an avid photographer, you've probably shot tons of photos, investing a large chunk of your time and disposable income in a digital SLR camera. And you’ve spent even more time learning the ins and outs of photography, including lighting, composition, and image editing. So why don’t your photos look better than they do?

  • News: bet365 begins IT recruitment drive

    bet365 has announced plans to recruit a new specialist team of software developers and network architects to build the online gambling company a more efficient IT platform for the future.

  • News: HMV overhauls e-procurement

    HMV has implemented a new e-procurement platform from Wax Digital, in a bit to cut costs and improve sourcing.

  • News: Strategy Analytics: Samsung overtakes Apple in Q3 in smartphones

    Samsung beat Apple to the top position in the smartphone market in the third quarter taking a 23.8 percent share of the global market to Apple's 14.6 percent, according to data released Friday by research firm Strategy Analytics.

  • News: Strategy Analytics: Samsung overtakes Apple in Q3 in smartphones

    Samsung beat Apple to the top position in the smartphone market in the third quarter taking a 23.8 percent share of the global market to Apple's 14.6 percent, according to data released Friday by research firm Strategy Analytics.

  • News: Collaboration, partnerships with multiple vendors key to Cloud success: Thomas Duryea

    Collaboration and communication with a variety of industry leaders is vital for CIOs looking to implement Cloud computing, an IT industry CEO claimed.

  • News: GPS group counters LightSquared claims

    The Coalition to Save Our GPS challenged LightSquared's forecasts that the FCC will be able to resolve the controversy over the company's planned cellular network by the end of this year, using a conference call with reporters on Thursday to slam the startup's business plan and technical claims.

  • News: Judge says no to posters, stickers in cell retailers

    The city of San Francisco can't make retailers display signs and stickers with information about cellphone health risks, but it can require retailers to give customers an information sheet about it, a federal judge ruled on Thursday.

  • News: End user contracts needed to regain control of BYO devices

    IT departments should look to BYO device contracts with company employees as the means for balancing the needs and desires of end users with the requirements of the organisation to manage risk and control cost.

  • News: Cisco rolls out military-strength encryption for ISR router

    Cisco has announced a hardware encryption module for its ISR G2 router that allows point-to-point encryption of IP traffic based on what's called "Suite B," the set of encryption algorithms designated by the National Security Agency for Department of Defense communications.

  • News: Intel releases SSD Toolbox 3.0 to optimize drive performance

    Intel on Thursday released the third generation of its solid-state drive monitoring and management firmware SSD Toolbox 3.0, which offers many of the same tools as previous versions but with a simpler interface.

  • News: Moto's losses narrow as it prepares for life at Google

    Motorola Mobility reported a net loss of US$32 million, or $0.11 a share, on net revenue of $3.26 billion for the third quarter, as the phone maker prepares to become a part of Google.

  • News: Google+ comes to the enterprise via Google Apps

    Google announced that its new social networking site is now integrated with Google Apps, its cloud-based office suite.

  • News: GPS group counters LightSquared claims

    The Coalition to Save Our GPS challenged LightSquared's forecasts that the FCC will be able to resolve the controversy over the company's planned cellular network by the end of this year, using a conference call with reporters on Thursday to slam the startup's business plan and technical claims.



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