Nokia hat Firmware-Updates für seine Smartphones E66 und E71 veröffentlicht. Damit versorgte der Hersteller in den vergangenen fünf Wochen fast alle aktuellen Geräte der Eseries und Nseries mit neuer Firmware. Nur das N78 fehlt noch und beim N95 brauchen sich die Nutzer wohl keine Hoffnungen mehr zu machen. Das beliebte Smartphone, das immer noch verkauft wird, kam mehr als zwei Jahren auf den Markt und dürfte nicht mehr aktualisiert werden. Seinen Platz soll jetzt das Nokia N97 einnehmen, nachdem das N96 sich als überteuerter Ladenhüter erweist. …mehr
Premium-Inhalt. You win some; you lose some. This week China decided its Web censorship filtering software was not quite ready for prime time, while U.S. courts sentenced phone hackers and file swappers to some crime time. Another Facebook-wannabe went down the tubes, another gadget Web site got birthed, and yet one more politician is undressed, so to speak, by his own e-mails. Are you up to speed on all things geek? Prove it by acing our quiz. Correct answers are worth 10 points, and no, we won't block your Web access if you mention Taiwan. Let's begin.
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Premium-Inhalt. Canada's telcommunications regulator will start hearings Monday into whether it should or can impose rules on Internet service providers who are fighting online congestion with traffic management.
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Premium-Inhalt. A U.S. court has rejected an IBM appeal to bar David Johnson, the company's former chief of mergers and acquisitions, from working at rival Dell over concerns regarding trade secrets.
Premium-Inhalt. If you're a nobody who wants to be somebody in the online Web world, you don't need friends--just a thriving bank account. That's where comes into play. The company converts your cash into background support on the Web's top social sites: You can buy Diggs, votes on Yahoo Buzz, eyeballs for StumbleUpon ... and now, Twitter followers.
Premium-Inhalt. Sometimes, you would rather read a lengthy article on your computer screen than your iPhone. Just as often, you might find that you'd like to load up your iPhone with some longer content from the Web so that you can read it, say, during the bus ride home. Several iPhone apps aim to help you achieve those two dovetailing goals; one such app is .
Premium-Inhalt. If you use for design work, you've no doubt used a custom brush at one time or another. Experienced designers probably have a handful of custom brushes installed. Then there's people like me--Photoshop Brush freaks, who have hundreds upon hundreds of brushes at the ready, just waiting for the perfect excuse to use them.
Premium-Inhalt. The iPhone scored quite a few headlines related to overheating problems with the 3GS this week. Depending on whom you believe, those issues are either real, exaggerated, the fault of users or some combination of the three. Otherwise, as warm weather takes hold above the equator and Bostonians contemplate whether it's time to brush up on our ark-building skills (rain, rain go away), we find this week's IT news offerings cover a broad range.
Premium-Inhalt. The , the left-leaning news and opinion site, is an honest-to-goodness new media powerhouse. What began in 2005 as a group blog for conservative-turned-liberal pundit Arianna Huffington's celebrity pals now attracts more than double the traffic gets in any given month. More importantly, Huffington is attracting something no media company these days has: venture capital.
Premium-Inhalt. The first through fourth and ninth paragraphs of the ComputerWorld Canada story, "Good master data management needs a focus on data," have been changed on the wire. Those paragraphs in the story, which was posted to the newswire Thursday, now read, in order:
Premium-Inhalt. While Mozilla lights a fire under competing browsers with support of emerging Web standards with , it can still improve its performance, reliability, and usability.
Premium-Inhalt. Outremer Telecom's plans to expand into Mauritius by the end of the year have been dashed after the country's Information & Communication Technology Authority (ICTA) refused to grant the company a mobile license.
Premium-Inhalt. SAP users have begun measuring the performance of key aspects of their ERP (enterprise resource planning) systems as part of a benchmarking process agreed to with user groups. In April, SAP agreed to delay an increase in the cost of its Enterprise Support service, and to make future increases conditional on meeting certain targets for performance and customer satisfaction.
Premium-Inhalt. iPhone and iPod Touch owners in the U.K. will be able to use their devices to buy and pay for goods using a new application from MoBank.
Premium-Inhalt. I live in San Francisco's North Beach neighborhood. If you've visited San Francisco you may know it as the Italian district, where Joe DiMaggio learned to play baseball and where beat writers like Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg forged their countercultural vision of the American dream. If you live here, though, you also know that it's the worst place in the city to try to find a parking spot.
Premium-Inhalt. With networking vendor Nortel Networks currently attempting to re-organize its operations under creditor protection, rival Avaya is laying-out the welcome mat for Nortel partners looking for a new networking equipment maker to call home.
Premium-Inhalt. While N-able Technologies' primary route to market for its network and systems management software has been through enabling managed services providers (MSPs), the company has recently launched a new partner program to tap what it sees as a growing opportunity: midmarket companies that want to run their internal IT shops like a managed service, just without the outsourcing.
Premium-Inhalt. As we entered the recession, the IT channel was optimistic that access to credit and financing wouldn't be a barrier to IT investment. However, now that we're in the eye of the storm, the barriers are looking more daunting than expected.
Premium-Inhalt. With its acquisition earlier this year of Pure Digital, makers of the Flip line of ultraportable, user-friendly video cameras, Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) has big plans for the Flip as part of its vision for the connected home. And as the second generation of Flip products hits the Canadian channel, the buzz is likely to continue building.
Premium-Inhalt. Making even the smallest of businesses look like a big player is the focus behind the solutions offered by TalkSwitch, an Ottawa-based telephony vendor that could give Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) a run for its money in the "S" of the SMB market.
Premium-Inhalt. If you're not ready or willing to drop a large chunk of change on Adobe Creative Suite 4, you may want to consider Adobe Premiere Elements 7 and Adobe Photoshop Elements 7.
Premium-Inhalt. With the economic uncertainty many small-and-medium-sized businesses are delaying their PC hardware refresh cycles to save money, but it's a decision that could actually be costlier in the long-run. That's the message that Intel Corp. (NASDAQ: INTC) sent during a recent Web briefing on the SMB PC market, and it's a message that could help resellers and system builders close sales.
Premium-Inhalt. By building more intelligence and tools into the operating system and working more closely with its hardware and software partners, Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) is promising significantly reduced power consumption when its Windows 7 OS debuts this fall.
Premium-Inhalt. In an effort to generate business and drive revenue in a challenging economy, vendors are making significant changes to their channel incentive programs, with an eye to generating results today instead of tomorrow, according to one analyst firm.
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Premium-Inhalt. This year's Microsoft Technology Summit in Poland is set to become a stage for two major events - the world's first presentations of Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 in their RTM (ready to manufacture) versions.
Premium-Inhalt. While this U.S.-based memory module and flash memory company already does business in Canada, Paul Jones, CEO of Patriot Memory, wants to double his company's Canadian market share by the end of this year with help from channel partners and new product releases.
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Premium-Inhalt. The first jailbreaking application for the iPhone 3GS is now available. The tool, called purplera1n, will only allow the installation of , but will not unlock the iPhone 3GS.