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  • News: iOS 5 installation woes waning

    Untold hordes of iOS device owners rushed to upgrade their devices to iOS 5 upon its release ealier this week. Many did so and immediately began enjoying the fruits of Apple’s latest incarnation of its mobile operating system. Others, however, were stymied by installation woes that prevented them from upgrading successfully. Macworld has found a simple, if not necessarily earth-shattering fix:

  • News: Page looks to 'transform' company with Google+

    Forget about building a popular social network. Google CEO Larry Page wants to use Google+ to transform the entire Google experience.

  • News: Looking for a Polished Linux Desktop? Consider KDE

    In the world of Linux desktops, Ubuntu's Unity and GNOME have tended to dominate the headlines in recent months, but there's another contender that many consider an even better choice.

  • News: Verizon's 'can you hear me now' fleet testing 4G

    Verizon Wireless has equipped almost all of its fleet of test vehicles with 4G (fourth-generation) devices to test all the major U.S. 4G networks for speed and coverage.

  • News: Up close with iOS 5: AirPlay features

    First introduced with iOS 4.2 last November, Apple's AirPlay technology lets you wirelessly stream audio and video from a computer or iOS device to an Apple TV, an AirPort Express, or a compatible third-party hardware device.

  • News: At Dell World, Ballmer steers clear of tablets, phones and Apple

    With many still reflecting on the contributions of Steve Jobs, being at Dell World this week almost feels like living in an alternative universe.

  • News: iPhone 5 rumor roll-up for the week ending Oct. 14

    While many in the iOSsphere are preordering the relentlessly familiar new iPhone 4S in record numbers, and standing in the rain to buy one today, many others simply wait. They know, they just know, that the iPhone 5 is out there. Calling to them.

  • News: Apache asserts OpenOffice stewardship

    Despite the growing momentum of the LibreOffice fork of OpenOffice, the Apache Software Foundation (ASF) is urging the community of volunteer developers to rally around the OpenOffice code base as the canonical version of the open source software suite.

  • News: FNB rises to dominant position in mobile banking for Southern Africa

    As local and international banks roll out technology to provide efficient and remote banking services in Africa, South Africa's First National Bank (FNB) has managed to dominate the Southern African region.

  • News: Up close with iOS 5: New gestures

    New multitouch gestures have been in the frame for iOS since early this year, when they first showed up in the iOS 4.3 beta. That feature may have disappeared from the final version of that release, but four- and five-finger gesture didn’t drop off Apple’s to-do list entirely. Instead, they’re making their debut with iOS 5.—at least for iPad 2 owners

  • News: Dutch court rejects Samsung patent claims against Apple

    A judge at the district court in the Hague on Friday rejected claims that Samsung had made against Apple regarding four patents.

  • News: Orange Kenya launches Flybox targeting homes, small offices

    Orange on Wednesday launched the Flybox, a GSM router targeting small office and home users. The router runs on Orange's recently launched High Speed Packet Access + (HSPA+) network which offers speeds of up to 21 Megabits per second (21 Mbps ). The router can connect up to 10 computers silmutaneously via WiFi and ethernet cables and has a maximum speed of 7.2 Mbps (High Speed Packet Access).

  • News: Dutch court rejects Samsung patent claims against Apple

    A judge at the district court in the Hague on Friday rejected claims that Samsung had made against Apple regarding four patents.

  • News: Up close with iOS 5: Game Center

    Back when it just made Macs, Apple had an attitude toward gaming that veered toward indifference. That changed with the arrival of the iPhone. With its touch interface, built-in accelerometer, and eye-catching screen, Apple’s phone—and indeed, all of Apple’s iOS devices—made ideal portable gaming systems.

  • News: Sony Ericsson breaks even and says it is 'patent safe'

    Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications barely broke even during the third quarter, and reported a small year-on-year drop in revenue as an increase in the average selling price of its phones was offset by a 9 percent fall in volume.

  • News: JavaFX on iOS: Dead on arrival?

    Developers applaud Oracle's intent but see long odds on Apple allowing JavaFX apps to run on iOS

  • News: Sony Ericsson breaks even amidst Sony takeover rumors

    Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications barely broke even during the third quarter, and reported a small year-on-year drop in revenue as an increase in the average selling price of its phones was offset by a 9 percent fall in volume.

  • News: Misys facing executive pay revolt

    Banking IT systems provider Misys is facing a potential shareholder revolt over executive pay, it has been reported.

  • News: Unix and C creator Dennis Ritchie dies

    Unix mentor and creator of the C programming language, Dennis Ritchie, reportedly died on 8 October at the age of 70 after a long but unspecified illness.

  • News: British Arab Commercial Bank deploys real time IBM analytics

    British Arab Commercial Bank (BACB) has begun using a new IBM data analytics system to flag lending risks in real-time, instead of relying on spreadsheets.



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