Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft today said it would issue six security updates next week, four of them critical, to patch 11 bugs in Windows, Internet Explorer, Office, SQL Server and its virtual private networking platform.
Premium-Inhalt. Think that coffee-shop Wi-Fi hotspot is secure? Think again. Most public hotspots, including those at airports, hotels, and even Starbucks, aren't secure at all. In fact, when your laptop connects to one of these networks, it’s easy pickings for hackers -- even if you have a firewall installed.
Premium-Inhalt. PC maker Eurocom has crammed some of the latest server technologies, including an eight-core Intel Xeon processor, into a laptop that the company calls a "mobile server."
Premium-Inhalt. From the green jacket bestowed on the winner to tournament officials' insistence on referring to spectators as "patrons," The Masters golf tournament is one of the most tradition-bound sporting events in the U.S. But that hasn't stopped the tournament's organizers from embracing the iOS platform. And this year is no exception.
Premium-Inhalt. Hacktivist group Anonymous has turned its , reportedly defacing hundreds of Chinese websites, including a handful of local Chinese government websites over the past few days.
Premium-Inhalt. Australia Post and Digital Post Australia, both of which plan to launch digital mailbox services in the country later this year, are already facing each other in court.
Premium-Inhalt. Vizzuality launched an open-source data-mapping tool CartoDB this week, promising an easy and customizable way for users to display their geospatial data.
Premium-Inhalt. Steve Jobs’ holy rage against Google’s Android mobile operating system was just some “differences” created “for show,” according to Google CEO Larry Page in an interview transcript published this week.
Premium-Inhalt. With its LTE launch just around the corner, Sprint Wednesday took the wraps off its first big-time LTE-capable smartphone, the HTC Evo 4G LTE.
Premium-Inhalt. Sprint might not have an LTE network yet, but that isn't stopping the carrier from releasing new LTE phones. At an event Wednesday evening, pulled back the curtains on the . I got the chance to check out this dual-core Android 4.0 phone during a quick demo. Overall, I'm not blown away by the design, but the camera is impressive.
Premium-Inhalt. Tales of Maj'Eyal 4 is a roguelike game, which means a top-down experience where you control a single character who traverses a semi-random world in pursuit of power, glory, and finding new and interesting ways to die. TOME 4 does quite a few things differently, though, and they may make it appeal to some who like old-school CRPGs but dislike some aspects of roguelike games.
Premium-Inhalt. Google thinks the future of technology is only a little better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stick, while the company's CEO says Apple fronting on Android is just that--a front. And Apple holds the keys to the kingdom, where the kingdom equals "your data on iCloud." The remainders for Wednesday, April 4, 2012 are the keymaster--are you the gatekeeper?
Premium-Inhalt. iOS apps are raking in money hand-over-fist; meanwhile, Apple may be willing to go to court to protect its share of ebook sales. And if new iPads don't play nicely with Wi-Fi, they'll be sent home to think about what they've done. The remainders for Thursday, April 5, 2012 regret nothing.
Premium-Inhalt. Last week . Now that , I think we can conclude that the plans RIM's leaders have devised are exactly 180 degrees from what they should be doing.
Premium-Inhalt. As enterprises put in place more advanced security software, IT savvy attackers are finding ever more loopholes in the systems for their nefarious activities.
Premium-Inhalt. Intel has started shipping a new series of small-capacity solid-state drives (SSDs) that can be used in laptops to reduce boot times and load applications more quickly.
Premium-Inhalt. WASHINGTON -- When Tim Miller, the CEO of Rally Software, received an invite to attend the White House signing of the JOBS Act, his first reaction was to say "no."
Premium-Inhalt. The 2012 Major League Baseball season is now under way, and tech-savvy fans have more ways than ever to stream high-quality video and audio at their command, whether it’s pulling out your iPad on the train home, checking your Android phone at the gym, or using your Xbox 360 for more than just late-night Skyrim.
Premium-Inhalt. The $500 (as of April 2, 2012) HP LaserJet Pro 400 M451dn produces extremely nice output--including photos--and is very speedy for a model in this price range. It also has an automatic duplexer, a feature missing from the $450 that we recently reviewed. It sounds great--until you examine the toner costs, which are steep for a relatively high-volume printer.
Premium-Inhalt. Facebook will list its stock on the NASDAQ stock exchange following what some observers say is he most anticipated IPO in a decade, according to a report today in the .
Premium-Inhalt. If I use the term "," you picture a very particular kind of laptop, don't you? It's super thin, sleek, and light. It's small enough to fit in a small shoulder bag or large purse...something very much like the . This is the image Intel has tried to cultivate for its Ultrabook brand. If you go to Intel's own , you see a rendered faux-laptop that could almost be mistaken for Apple's. What about a 15.6-inch laptop that weighs as much as a Macbook Air, iPad, and smartphone combined? Would you call that an Ultrabook? Intel would.
Premium-Inhalt. Trying to cut tech-related expenses? You're not alone. The average U.S. household spent $961 on consumer electronics over the past 12 months, down more than $200 from last year, according to a new Consumer Electronics Association .
Premium-Inhalt. Take a dash of Tumblr, and mix in a cup of Pinterest. Sprinkle it with Facebook and top it off with Twitter, and you'd have Storify, a social media curation service that's a whole lot easier to use than it is to describe.
Premium-Inhalt. I serve as the co-chairman of the , based in Silicon Valley. Thanks to our location, we are able to call upon an array of innovative and interesting speakers and attract a sophisticated, knowledgeable audience.
Premium-Inhalt. At one point last year, it looked as if the popular open-source MySQL database was in danger of having no user conference. Now it has two.
Premium-Inhalt. It's been an interesting past few weeks for OpenStack.
Premium-Inhalt. IBM and Red Hat could soon be joining the ranks of OpenStack supporters, giving the cloud project a big boost.
Premium-Inhalt. Cloud networking startup Pertino Networks announced this week that it has finalized a Series A round of funding in cooperation with Norwest Venture Partners and Lightspeed Venture Partners.
Premium-Inhalt. The online feminist group Ultraviolet launched a on Thursday demanding that Facebook appoint a woman to its all-male board before it becomes a publicly traded company.
Premium-Inhalt. Four of the six bulletins will release on next week's Patch Tuesday are rated "critical" and will address vulnerabilities in everything from 7 and Office 2010 to the .NET framework and Internet Explorer 9.
Premium-Inhalt. has rolled out a new line of home routers that embed application intelligence for managing devices connected to the home network.
Premium-Inhalt. WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Like their counterparts in the private sector, information technology managers in the federal government are actively debating whether their agencies should move to a "bring your own device" (BYOD) policy, allowing employee-owned mobile and tablets devices to be used for work.
Premium-Inhalt. It would seem the missing prototype wasn't "priceless," after all. has apparently reached an out-of-court settlement to keep a San Francisco man from suing the company over what his attorney -- and virtually everyone else -- called an "outrageous" warrantless search of the man's home, car and computer last summer by two Apple employees accompanied by four city police officers.
Premium-Inhalt. Earlier this week, --the beloved iPhone app for snapping, filtering, and sharing photographs--, nearly a year and half after the iPhone app's initial release. Until that time, folks using Android phones could only look on longingly as their iPhone-wielding friends snapped and shared photos on the growing network, which topped 30 million members before making the leap to Android.
Premium-Inhalt. If you're like me, you have oodles of digital images, sorted vaguely by date or (if you're lucky) description. Using any database system to sort and label all of your images is a daunting process: After all, you have to not dread using it for it to be worthwhile. Fortunately, the $60 PicaJet FX can create as many category folders, subfolders, and folders within your subfolders as you want. One of the best features of PicaJet FX is that there are no limitations to the levels in which you can bury your images. And PicaJet can place the same image into multiply folders, making the family vacation images easy to find by person, location, date, or any other categories you add.
Premium-Inhalt. Samsung wants to make one thing very clear about its upcoming Galaxy S III smartphone: it won't have a 3D display--thank goodness!