Premium-Inhalt. If your Facebook feed has been flooded with mentions of the , an app that visualizes the locations of your Facebook friends on a world map, you're not alone. As of this writing, the Get Friend Map--which sounds like you'll be --has 580,767 monthly active users and over 60,000 "likes" on its page. So what is the Get Friend Map? And how useful (or harmful) is it?
Premium-Inhalt. With the one billionth download of Google Earth, Google has proved, if nothing else, that we humans love to examine our own planet.
Premium-Inhalt. I was having coffee with a friend and colleague who works at one of the largest data centers in the country. Our conversation turned to cloud computing adoption patterns, and he looked at me intently and said, "Your company should offer a 'cut through the cloud fog' service." He elaborated that many of the prospects his company speaks with display a curious diffidence: They approach the initial conversation with great motivation, but when it comes time to develop an action plan, they begin hemming and hawing, noting "complications" in moving forward. They push out start dates and eventually the discussion dissipates, like water running into sand.
Premium-Inhalt. "Your hunger level is 60%. Refrain from snacking even if you are hungry."
Premium-Inhalt. If you had trouble getting updates on , you weren't alone. Almost every major tech news site suffered at least some downtime during the introduction of the new iPhone 4S. In addition to some server hiccups here at PCWorld and at our sister publication , almost every site covering Apple's event live -- including Wired, Engadget and Ars Technica -- suffered downtime. Even Apple itself wasn't spared as users rushed to order a new iPhone. Sadly pre-orders don't begin until this Friday.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple has sold more than six million copies of Mac OS X 10.7, better known as Lion, since its debut in late July, CEO Tim Cook said today.
Premium-Inhalt. I know, I know. You've read about the iPhone 4S all day. But you just can't get enough! Don't you worry your pretty little heads: The remainders for Tuesday, October 4, 2011 are happy to serve another helping.
Premium-Inhalt. The new has four important wireless networking enhancements that its predecessor lacked, including dual-network world phone capabilities and the fact that it is available through a third U.S. carrier: Sprint.
Premium-Inhalt. Steve Jobs, the Apple co-founder who resigned from the company in the mid-1980s and returned a decade later to make Apple one of the most successful technology companies in the world, has died
Premium-Inhalt. Even in the face of costly and embarrassing corporate security breaches, one in four companies fails to conduct any IT risk assessment. And 42% say there are areas of their information technology audit plans that cannot be addressed because of a lack of resources and expertise.
Premium-Inhalt. With the federal government scrambling to collect revenues, small- and medium-sized companies may not be quite as shielded from Internal Revenue Service enforcement as they had been in the past.
Premium-Inhalt. said recently it has won a HK$362 million contract to build the Computerised Social Security System II (CSSS II) for .
Premium-Inhalt. The exponential growth of data volumes is creating unprecedented levels of complexity for IT executives, according to an IDC Digital Universe study published in June 2011.
Premium-Inhalt. With the attention on Apple this week and the unveiling of the iPhone 5...I mean iPhone 4S, it is easy to forget about other mobile devices. But, Microsoft is pushing out "Mango" to current Windows Phone 7 users, and new Windows Phone 7.5 "Mango" devices will be hitting shelves soon as well--probably about the same time that the iPhone 4S officially launches.
Premium-Inhalt. The iPhone 4S -- not the rumored "iPhone 5" -- was revealed this week. Apple fanatics are still predictably going ga-ga over the new iPhone, but not everyone's been bitten by the Apple bug. Here are ten comparable, high-end devices we like just as much--or more--than the iPhone 4S.
Premium-Inhalt. Responding to the rapid adoption of their software, the folks behind the OpenStack cloud software are planning to form a stand-alone nonprofit foundation to steward future development of the open-source software suite.
Premium-Inhalt. When iOS 5 arrives next week, improved notifications highlighted by the new Notification Center feature will be among the 200 or so enhancements Apple will deliver to your iOS device. And plans to run, not walk, to incorporate iOS 5's notification improvements into its line of iOS fitness apps.
Premium-Inhalt. Details about Advanced Micro Devices' first eight-core desktop processors, based on its Bulldozer architecture, have appeared on some retail sites ahead of their official launch.
Premium-Inhalt. The iconic Apple iPhone got an internal makeover but not much else this week--no radical redesign, no iPhone 5 name change. Fashion-conscious consumers weren't very happy, but iPhone-toting CEOs should be pleased with the iPhone 4S. They might even cheer Apple for leaving out a flashy upgrade.
Premium-Inhalt. Things are about to get a little hotter for in the enterprise market.
Premium-Inhalt. Comcast and Verizon will begin streaming TV programming to Microsoft's Xbox 360 this holiday season, . This programming will go through and Verizon's FiOS service.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple has in the new iPhone 4S so that the cellular radio in the phone can choose between two antennas, depending on which one is sending or receiving signal best. These two antennas are part of the stainless steel band that wraps around the sides of the iPhone 4 and the new 4S. On the iPhone 4 this band is split up into several antennas so that one piece does Wi-Fi, another does GPS, another does Bluetooth and still another does cellular.