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  • Acer Iconia kommt März in den Handel

    Tablet mit Doppel-Display

    Das Tablet "Acer Iconia", das mit zwei 14-Zoll-Displays ausgestattet ist, steht ab Anfang März in den Ladenregalen. Wer sich für den Touch-Riesen interessiert, muss allerdings tief in die Tasche greifen. …mehr

  • Gartner-Zahlen zum Server-Markt 2010

    x86-Austauschzyklus

    Die Marktforschungs- und Beratungsfirma Gartner hat Zahlen zum Server-Markt im vierten Quartal und Gesamtjahr 2010 vorgelegt.  …mehr

  • Nokia zeigt neue Funktionen für sein Betriebssystem

    Symbian 3

    Nokia hat einen ersten Ausblick auf die geplanten Neuerungen von Symbian 3 gezeigt. Insbesondere das Widget-System für den Startbildschirm wird anscheinend komplett überarbeitet.  …mehr

  • Schulen haben deutlichen Nachholbedarf bei digitalen Medien

    D21-Studie

    Kaum Hardware, keine Konzepte, wenig fachkundiges Personal. Der Einsatz von digitalen Medien in deutschen Schulen ist nach wie vor von Mangel geprägt - insbesondere bei Computern.  …mehr

  • Google geht gegen Content-Farmen vor

    Ranking-Algorithmen geändert

    Google will die Ergebnisse seiner Suche verbessern und geht deswegen gegen minderwertige Inhalte von sogenannten Content-Farmen vor.  …mehr

  • O2 knackt 2010 erstmals die Umsatzmilliarde

    Hansenet macht's möglich

    Auf dem hart umkämpften deutschen Markt hat der Telekommunikationsanbieter O2 weiter zugelegt. …mehr

  • iPad 2 soll mit iPhone-Update vorgestellt werden

    iOS 4.3

    iOS 4.3 ist angeblich fertig. Das neueste Update für iPhone, iPad und iPod Touch soll von Apple am nächsten Dienstag präsentiert werden - zusammen mit dem iPad 2. …mehr

  • Telekom will 2011 Ergebnis stabil halten

    Kurs sinkt

    Die Deutsche Telekom hat im vergangenen Jahr die eigenen Ziele erreicht und will 2011 das Ergebnis weitgehend stabil halten.  …mehr

  • Wieder gutes Abschneiden der IT-Unternehmen

    Great place to work

    Beim diesjährigen Wettbewerb "Deutschlands beste Arbeitgeber" kommen rund ein Fünftel der Top-100-Unternehmen aus der IT-Branche.  …mehr

  • Plattformübergreifendes Kunden-Management

    Dynamics CRM 2011

    Microsoft hat die finale Version seiner Kunden-Management-Software Dynamics CRM 2011 freigegeben. Das Programm steht neben einer on-Premise-Version für die lokale Installation als Hosting-Lösung zur Verfügung, die von Microsoft-Partnern bereitgestellt wird.  …mehr

  • MS Office bekommt Anschluss an die Google-Cloud

    Cloud Connect

    Google hat den Beta-Test seines "Cloud Connect for Microsoft Office" abgeschlossen und stellt das Tool nun öffentlich zur Verfügung.  …mehr

  • Bundestag billigt Gesetz für sichere E-Mail-Kommunikation

    De-Mail

    Der Bundestag hat ein Gesetz verabschiedet, das die Grundlagen für eine sichere E-Mail-Kommunikation regelt. …mehr

  • Bundesnetzagentur senkt Durchleitungstarife im Mobilfunk

    Trotz Provider-Gejammer

    Jetzt ist es amtlich: Den Mobilfunkbetreibern in Deutschland entgehen künftig Umsatzerlöse in dreistelliger Millionenhöhe. …mehr

  • Mit einer Maus fing alles an

    Microsoft Office

    Von 1983 bis heute: 28 Jahre Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access, Office, Exchange und SharePoint. Wir blicken zurück auf eine bewegte Microsoft-Geschichte. …mehr

  • Neulich…am Telefon

    Von Bayern und Österreichern

    Die interkulturelle Kommunikation hat ihre Tücken, auch wenn man scheinbar dieselbe Sprache spricht. Das musste ein bayerischer Softwareunternehmer erfahren, als er bei seinem Kunden in Österreich anrief. …mehr

  • 10 Technik-Fauxpas und was Sie tun können

    DVD-Ländercodes & Co.

    Wieso benötigt jedes tragbare Gerät ein anderes Ladegerät? Wieso kann eigentlich ein Handy nicht in allen Netzwerken funktionieren? Wir zeigen Ihnen die zehn nervigsten Technik-Fauxpas und sagen Ihnen, wie man diese Probleme lösen kann. …mehr

  • PhoneBAK Anti-theft - Gestohlenes Smartphone simst zurück

    Die App des Tages

    Die App "PhoneBAK" hilft dabei, ein verlorenes/gestohlenes Smartphone wieder zurückzubekommen.  …mehr

  • Zehn Fragen zum Thema Blade-Server

    FAQ

    Welche Vorteile bringen Blade-Server im Data Center, welche Varianten gibt es, wofür eignen sie sich und was müssen Unternehmen beim Umstieg beachten? Dirk Schiller vom Systemhaus Computacenter beantwortet die wichtigsten Fragen. …mehr

  • Top 11 der dreistesten Billig-Imitate

    Alles nur geklaut

    Billige Nachahmer-Produkte gibt es nicht nur von Rolex und Ray-Bans. Wir zeigen Ihnen elf Imitate, die manchmal sogar mehr können als ihre Vorbilder. …mehr

  • Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ10

    Digitalkamera mit GPS-Empfänger im Test

    Die Panasonic Lumix DMC-TZ10 ist dank GPS-Empfänger ein nützlicher Reisebegleiter. Ob die Kamera auch Urlaubserinnerungen gut einfängt, verrät der Test. …mehr

  • Asus N73JF-TY096V im Test

    17-Zoll-Notebook

    Das große Notebook Asus N73JF-TY096V verspricht hohe Rechenkraft für Programme und Spiele. Und das alles verpackt in ein elegantes Gehäuse. …mehr

  • Fallstricke beim Kauf von E-Mail-Adressen

    Urteil zur Rechtmäßigkeit

    Bevor der Käufer erworbene E-Mail-Adressen für eigene Zwecke einsetzen darf, müssen die erforderlichen Einwilligungen vorliegen. Dr. Sebastian Kraska und Alma Lena Fritz nennen Details.  …mehr

  • Change Expose highlight color

    Premium-Inhalt. By default, a highlighted window in Exposé is surrounded by an ethereal blue halo. That halo--and, therefore, the window it's surrounding--can be hard to spot, particularly on portable Macs with the screen brightness turned down. Fortunately, you can change that highlight color to something a bit more visible; it's easy to change, but it does require editing some system files. For that reason, make sure you make backup copies of the files in question before you start hacking them.

  • Cubelets Let You Build Robots Without Any Experience

    Premium-Inhalt. Attach the blocks together (don't forget to attach the all-important battery block) and the modular robot can take on a surprisingly wide variety of forms! Schweikardt didn't plan on marketing the cubes--in fact, the architecture grad student developed them as a school project and nothing more. But lab visitors kept asking to buy the kit, and thus the idea became a reality.

  • Sony Cuts PSP Price to $130 Ahead of NGP

    Premium-Inhalt. Getting in front of , not due until year's end, Sony today announced it's slashing the price of its the PlayStation Portable gaming handheld. Starting Sunday, February 27, you'll be able to pick up a PSP-3000 (that's the standard version with UMD drive) for $130, a nearly 25 percent drop from $170.

  • How to turn Chrome into gold

    Premium-Inhalt. Though Google is pitching it as an operating system for netbooks and lightweight notebooks, Chrome OS is essentially the Chrome Web browser bolted on top of a bare minimum version of Linux. The following extensions can improve the user experience of Chrome (OS or browser) to give you some of the functionality found in a traditional operating system.

  • PayPal reinstates fund meant to help U.S. Army's Manning

    Premium-Inhalt. PayPal has lifted a temporary restriction placed on the account of Courage to Resist, a group raising funds to support the legal defense of U.S. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning, who was arrested for allegedly downloading classified information and providing it to the WikiLeaks whistle-blowing website.

  • Gigabit optical network slated for Taiwan

    Premium-Inhalt. Alcatel-Lucent and Taiwan's main fixed-line telecom provider will build a gigabit passive optical network by the third quarter of 2011 to merge high-speed Internet with other services.

  • China blocks LinkedIn, ramps up Internet censorship

    Premium-Inhalt. The social networking site LinkedIn has been blocked in China, a move that analysts say is tied to Chinese government efforts to suppress mention of a "Jasmine Revolution" on the Internet.

  • Gartner: Server sales kept bouncing back in Q4

    Premium-Inhalt. Worldwide server revenue and unit shipments continued a yearlong recovery in the fourth quarter of 2010, but growth is likely to slow this year, research company Gartner said on Thursday.

  • US cybercrime complaints fell 10 percent last year

    Premium-Inhalt. The U.S. agency that tracks complaints of criminal activity on the Internet reported Thursday that fewer people complained about Internet fraud in 2010 than in the previous year.

  • Xoom 4G upgrade could take more than six days

    Premium-Inhalt. Users will have to send their Motorola Xoom tablets away for a week in order to upgrade them to 4G, Verizon Wireless said this week.

  • Publishers slowly warm to library e-lending

    Premium-Inhalt. Can libraries continue their role as lenders when books are in digital form? While library executives are set on the idea, at least some book publishers seem to still be wary of having libraries circulate electronic copies of their books to multiple parties, even with controls in place.

  • Correction: Music execs stressed over free streaming

    Premium-Inhalt. Due to a reporting error, the story "Music execs stressed over free streaming," posted Thursday, misidentified a paid streaming music service as a free streaming music service. The ninth paragraph, which has been corrected on the wire, of the story now reads:

  • Xoom Vs. iPad: The Real Tablet Wars Begin

    Premium-Inhalt. Motorola couldn't have chosen a worse time to start selling the Xoom, the first real Apple iPad competitor. Just as the Xoom went on sale on Verizon, in the shape of a press invitation next week to the unveiling of the next generation iPad (let's call it the iPad 2).

  • Developers respond to FTC inquiry on in-app purchases

    Premium-Inhalt. Developers of childrens' games for Apple's iOS platform say that they're taking steps to prevent accidental, costly in-app purchases, an issue that has as well as .

  • Disk Doctors Photo Recovery

    Premium-Inhalt. Of all of the files stored on computers and external drives of all kinds, media files are among our most cherished. Losing them can be horrifying, so after you've accidentally hit delete or someone has formatted over a USB drive containing all of your travel pictures, a data recovery program can be a simple way to head off a full-blown panic attack. ($50, free demo) is designed to help recover just those important media files.

  • Apple invites bug researchers to scrutinize Lion OS

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple is offering security experts a copy of the developer preview of Mac OS X 10.7, aka Lion, and asking them for feedback.

  • The Deals Just Keep On Spinning

    Premium-Inhalt. Breaking up may be hard to do, as Neil Sedaka put it in song. But it's certainly a tune that more and more big companies are singing these days.

  • Chrome Browser Acts More Like an OS, But Security Is Unclear

    Premium-Inhalt. Google has announced that will be able to . Essentially, the feature moves Chrome one step closer to becoming a true application platform--and with , in a few years time it's very likely the Chrome browser will have more in common with an operating system than a humble Web browser.

  • New Google Apps tools aim to bridge collaboration divide

    Premium-Inhalt. Google has released three new tools as part of its Google Apps suite, designed to increase collaboration in the enterprise.

  • T-Mobile USA loses subscribers but gains smartphones

    Premium-Inhalt. T-Mobile USA suffered a net loss of 23,000 customers in the fourth quarter but gained 1 million smartphone users, which helped to increase the data revenue that the carrier pulled in from an average subscriber.

  • Apple no longer thinks different

    Premium-Inhalt. Remember when ? They wanted us to see them as being like us, their customers. They wanted us to believe we had similar values, goals and aspirations. They wanted to convince us that, with their help, computers would be different, life would be different, and we would be different. We would be happier, more productive, more fulfilled.

  • How CIOs Can Devise a Social Business Strategy

    Premium-Inhalt. Untapped data. Inability to scale. Dismal adoption. Overspending. Gaping security holes. These are some of the most common challenges—and often sources of failure—that enterprises encounter following a social solution deployment, according to a new report by Forrester Research.

  • Security that doesn't get in the way

    Premium-Inhalt. I was on the road last week, attending the in San Francisco, which is a great place to run into colleagues. Afterwards, I visited Disneyland, which, despite being in the same state, is surprisingly far away. What do these places have in common? .

  • HIMSS11 – What’s After EMR?

    Premium-Inhalt. This year, the annual HIMSS conference showed evidence of the emergence of a robust, post-EMR IT market. While many end users are still neck deep in stimulus-related EMR and CPOE implementations, healthcare business leaders and industry strategists were focused on post-reform business models and the transformation to accountable care. Attendance was up this year with a reported 31,000-plus participants, and several hundred new companies on the show floor. The gold rush in health shows no signs of letting up, and new market participants seem to be still emerging on a daily basis.

  • Can the Nokia deal save Microsoft?

    Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft's recent deal with Nokia will put Windows Phone 7 on millions of Nokia mobile phones around the world. Microsoft in turn will shower billions of dollars on Nokia in marketing, engineering and other costs. The companies hope that together, they can make inroads into the mobile market that has increasingly become dominated by Apple's iPhone and Google's Android. Some people have argued that combining the forces of two companies that have been failing in the mobile market will add up to little more than failure times two. But the deal may well save Microsoft from a slow-growth future. The partnership is one of the most important that Microsoft has made in recent years -- so important, in fact, that the billions of dollars it's spending may well save the company and ensure that its technology remains relevant, and its products stay viable, well into the fast-changing mobile future.

  • LibreOffice Software Is Here to Stay

    Premium-Inhalt. If there was any doubt as to long-term ability of to sprint ahead of Oracle-backed OpenOffice.org, those concerns pretty much just flew out the window. In a wildly successful fundraising effort, the Document Foundation has succeeded in collecting $68,800 (50,000 euros) in just eight days, effectively ensuring a future for the open-source.

  • Motorola Xoom Gets Hacked In Under An Hour

    Premium-Inhalt. Despite just being released on February 24th, the Motorola Xoom has become the newest victim of developer rooting, and it took less than two hours to do it. Xeriouxly. The best part? The Clockwork Recovery running on it means that other developers can now create their own custom ROMs to hack whatever they want onto the tablet.

  • Police Raid PS3 Hacker's Home, Hacker Retaliates

    Premium-Inhalt. Sony is . So annoyed, in fact, that they've involved law enforcement: , PS3 and Linux hacker said the local police and a Sony representative raided his house.

  • Seagate still looking into Momentus XT drive problems

    Premium-Inhalt. Seagate has played down by users of the company's Momentus XT hybrid hard drive despite ongoing queries to its support forum.

  • Be a savvy Mac software shopper

    Premium-Inhalt. Apple's launch of the offers another place for Mac users to buy software. But savvy Mac shoppers should know that the App Store isn't the best option when it's time to exchange your hard-earned scratch for a sweet new app. Sometimes, it may be better to go straight to the developer's Website to buy--if, of course, the software isn't strictly exclusive to the App Store.

  • Consumer Reports Disses Verizon iPhone 4 Antenna

    Premium-Inhalt. Consumer Reports is back for another round of "antennagate," refusing to recommend the Verizon iPhone 4 due to antenna problems.

  • Apps vanish; backups save the day

    Premium-Inhalt. In recent weeks, has offered multiple articles on backing up your Mac. And with good reason. This is a critical yet too-often ignored bit of advice.

  • MacBook Pro Teardown Reveals First Peek of Thunderbolt

    Premium-Inhalt. The teardown experts at iFixit turned their attention this week to Apple's latest version of the . The Early 2011 edition looks a lot like its predecessors, with two new features on the logic board. It's the first Apple portable with a quad-core processor, , and it includes the shiny-new I/O connection for screaming data and display transfers.

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