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  • Opinion: YouSendIt Launches Collaboration Tool With SharePoint Tie-Ins

    YouSendIt got its start as a service for people who had to send large files to one another. It's evolved to become a leading business solution for file transfers, online storage, and other content-collaboration services. Its latest entry, Workstream, launched this week as a document-management and file-sharing tool, custom-tailored to the needs of businesses.

  • Opinion: How Do I Backup?

    I keep telling readers to back up their hard drives. Starlla Dupert asked me how.

  • Opinion: OnLive Desktop Brings Office and Windows 7 to Android

    After launching OnLive Desktop for iPad users last week, cloud gaming service OnLive released on Thursday its free Windows desktop virtualization app for Android tablets. Now Android users can run Microsoft Office apps and even stream videos and games to the tablet.

  • Opinion: Acer CloudMobile Smartphone: First Impressions

    The Mobile World Congress provided a chance to see Acer's CloudMobile phone up close and personal, and the limited glimpse I got of the device left me impressed.

  • Opinion: Polycom's RealPresence Video Conference App Comes to iPhone 4S

    Polycom’s video conferencing and collaboration app for the iPad and Android tablets is now heading to your phone. The RealPresence app is a secure, high-quality HD video collaboration app that lets you meet with your coworkers no matter where you are. The app is now available for the iPhone 4S with other Android Ice Cream Sandwich phones to follow.

  • Opinion: Find User Guides Online, Compare Camera Sizes

    It's been way too long since I've covered useful, free online services. The last time was just before Christmas, when I pointed you to Ebates, a cash-rebate service that gives you money back on purchases. This week I'll tell you how to find user manuals on Retrevo and I'll introduce you to CameraSize.com.

  • Opinion: Mountain Lion, Rosetta, and breath holding

    Reader Karilyn Dammarell looks to the future and isn't sure she likes what she sees. She writes:

  • Opinion: How to Gauge Camera Size Before Ordering Online

    In the market for a new digital camera? If you're smart, you'll buy it online, where prices are usually significantly lower than in retail stores.

  • Opinion: "Do Not Track" Has It Backwards

    Google is doing its part for Internet privacy by adding a Do Not Track feature to its Chrome Web browser. The move is admirable, and Do Not Track may be better than nothing, but why should users have to opt out of having their online actions monitored?

  • Opinion: Giving the Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights Some Teeth

    President Obama unveiled a blueprint for a Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights. The initiative is long overdue, and has been received favorably, but protecting consumer privacy may take more than a framework of principles for companies to voluntarily follow.

  • Opinion: Obama's Internet Bill Of Rights Will Be Hard to Enforce: Here's Why

    The real question about the new Internet "Bill of Rights" from the White House is how exactly will these rights be enforced and interpreted?

  • Opinion: Deliver E-Mail Messages at Scheduled Times with Right Inbox

    I can think of about a dozen instances when it would be useful to send e-mail at a designated time, rather than at the moment you click Send.

  • Opinion: A False Scare for Tesla

    A blog posting recently made the rounds regarding a fatal design flaw in the Tesla Roadster. The blogger claims that some Roadsters have become "bricks", with non-functioning batteries requiring a $40,000 fix. The blog is dead wrong about most of the technical facts it claims to be reporting. Don't blame the blogger, however: he's only participating in a trend of misinformation about electric vehicles that is starting to impact the reputation of the fledgling industry.

  • Opinion: Office for iPad Not Happening? Don't Believe the Naysayers, Claims Site that Leaked Image

    PCWorld's Damon Brown says yesterday's Office for iPad tease by The Daily is probably just hype, and he's in good company -- Microsoft itself said in a recent New York Times story that the purported screenshot was bunkum. But The Daily's tech editor, Peter Ha, has fired back on Twitter, claiming the screenshot's the real deal.

  • Opinion: Open Web Links Right Inside Thunderbird

    Reader Dan subscribes to various e-mail lists, and each e-mail he receives contains multiple Web links. Here's his dilemma:

  • Opinion: Thunderbird Tips: IMAP Subscriptions, Email Replies

    Recently I shared a Thunderbird tip on how to mark a message as read when you reply. See, I'm test-driving Thunderbird as a potential replacement for Microsoft Outlook. It's getting the job done, but I occasionally find myself grumbling about settings that should be easy to find--but aren't.

  • Opinion: Google Privacy Fiasco Lesson: There Is No Privacy

    Google is in some hot water for bypassing privacy controls on the Safari Web browser in iOS devices--and allegedly on Internet Explorer as well--to surreptitiously track users' online activities. While Google deals with the backlash and regulatory scrutiny from the FTC, there is an important lesson to be learned: privacy is dead.

  • Opinion: How to Break Down the OpEx vs. CapEx Cloud Computing Debate

    Cloud computing is too often reductively branded as an economic calculus that would trade a CapEx model for an OpEx model. But it's a little more complicated than that. Bernard Golden explains what we talk about when we talk about cloud computing.

  • Opinion: Thunderbird Tip: Change IMAP Folder Subscriptions

    Recently I shared a couple Thunderbird tips: How to make e-mail replies start at the top, and how to mark a message as read when you reply.

  • Opinion: The Cloud, Day 24: Backing Up Your Cloud

    There always seems to be a lot of backlash and fuss going around the Internet about how much personal information is shared between my social networks and other sites or services. It occurred to me, though: what if the opposite happened, and rather than too much data being shared you went to visit Facebook or Twitter and all of your data was gone?



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