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Premium-Inhalt. Sandisk has updated its line of solid-state drives (SSDs) for tablet and portable computers with models that feature higher performance.
Premium-Inhalt. Have a question about digital photography? . I reply to as many as I can--though given the quantity of e-mails that I get, I can't promise a personal reply to each one. I round up the most interesting questions about once a month here in Digital Focus. For more frequently asked questions, read my newsletters from , , , and .
Premium-Inhalt. Nvidia has unveiled details of the new GeForce GTX 560M graphics processing unit (GPU). Nvidia is touting the GPU for "gaming" laptops, but the advanced graphics capabilities of the new Nvidia chip will benefit laptop users who aren't gaming enthusiasts as well.
Premium-Inhalt. In , New York Times media writer Jeremy Peters finds that things are going well in its struggle to -- as one HBR reader put it -- "balance between 'dry' and 'breezy,' lest you devalue the brand into a Forbes-style publication."
Premium-Inhalt. Two recent acquisitions suggest that a quiet struggle may be brewing between Xerox and Hewlett-Packard in the area of outsourced managed print services -- a struggle that could soon break out in a full-fledged strategic battle.
Premium-Inhalt. Filling a key role in his cabinet, as Commerce Department secretary, praising the 67-year-old for his "decades of business experience across a range of industries."
Premium-Inhalt. Juniper Networks has announced that IBM has deployed a set of Juniper routing, switching and network security products at its new enterprise datacentre in Highbrook Business Park, Auckland.
Premium-Inhalt. The said it will place cultivation of local talents on the top of its task list for this year when announcing new council members on Monday.
Premium-Inhalt. Currently, if the police are trying to catch a felon, they can reach for their . Of course, Tasers can't be used in every situation, especially at very close range and if you are already being attacked, you are likely to drop your defense weapon. One inventor has created , a mean glove that not only has a laser, but also a flashlight and a camera to watch the action again (sort of). Oh, and it can also deliver an electric shock to an attacker.
Premium-Inhalt. An update to one of Apple's applications usually brings new support documentation, and the Tuesday updates to the mobile versions of iWork are no exception. To coincide with the updates to , and , Apple posted more than a dozen new and revised Knowledge Base articles that deal with its mobile productivity apps.
Premium-Inhalt. If you thought that the news that would scare off the , think again. On Tuesday, Lodsys filed suit against seven developers for patent infringement in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas. The company also once again took to its Website to clarify its position and restate its earlier claims.
Premium-Inhalt. VMware has acquired Socialcast, its third acquisition this year of technology for enterprise collaboration, the company said on Tuesday.
Premium-Inhalt. If you have an external keyboard for your iPad, you already have most of what you need for a solid experience. The iPad's windowless interface offers few background bobbles to break your concentration (except for push notifications, of course). So in that sense, pretty much any text editing app will do a passable job as a distraction-free word processor. But if you're looking for something designed to make writing on the iPad as simple and focus-enhancing as possible, Clean Writer and OmmWriter demand a closer look.
Premium-Inhalt. has it that Twitter CEO Dick Costolo will announce a new photo-sharing feature for the microblogging service tomorrow at the D9 conference.
Premium-Inhalt. Mac Trojan horses, beware: There's a new sheriff in town, and its name is . Not a very catchy name, to be sure, but it gets the job done--and that job is protecting Mac users from the nefarious , as well as laying the groundwork to keep them safe from future malware as well.
Premium-Inhalt. Intel's Ultrabooks and Google's Chromebooks are new categories of laptops (or netbooks, if you will), and both want to simultaneously woo you away from your desktop yet prevent you from defecting to tablet-only mobile computing. But that's pretty much where the similarities end.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple today released an update for Snow Leopard that warns users that they've downloaded fake Mac security software and claims to scrub machines already infected with the so-called "scareware."
Premium-Inhalt. Some say the Android Market is too much of a free-for-all--especially compared to Apple's App Store. But for those few things that Android Market doesn't have, is becoming the place to go.
Premium-Inhalt. Health care providers in the U.S. are encountering a lack of qualified candidates as they race to meet federal government deadlines for EHR (electronic health record) and health IT use.
Premium-Inhalt. Pantech's first Android smartphone in the United States, the Crossover, isn't much to get excited about. If you've been watching the smartphone market for a while, you'll be let down by its specs: 600 MHz processor, 3.1-inch display, 3-megapixel camera, a pre-loaded 2 GB microSD card and up to five hours of talk time, all for $70 with a two-year contract. Spec-wise, it's not much different from the , which AT&T gives away for free with a two-year contract.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple’s will kick off next Monday, June 6. As always, there is plenty of speculation about the announcements to be made at the 10am PST Jobs & Co. keynote. You can expect to hear about the next major revision of iOS- which if Apple hopes to keep an edge on Android’s growing market share, should come with a host of drastic improvements. Here is my Top 5 wish list for iOS 5 announcements at WWDC.
Premium-Inhalt. This is a sign of the increasingly digital world we live in: the Pentagon is set to make it official U.S. policy to consider cyber attacks "acts of war," and respond to them with real-world force, the .
Premium-Inhalt. Sprint Nextel, joined by an army of thousands of consumers, have filed requests for the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to block AT&T's proposed acquisition of rival mobile carrier T-Mobile USA.
Premium-Inhalt. More Chinese consumers have begun to prefer social media for customer service, according to a newly released research by Ovum.
Premium-Inhalt. The U.K. Government is developing a "toolbox" of Internet cyber-weapons that could be used to attack other countries, Armed Forces Minister Nick Harvey said in an admission that the military now treats the Internet as a battlefield like any other.