Premium-Inhalt. Remember our story about the awesome Chrome plugin that allows you to turn all the photos on Facebook ? Well if you wished the entire web could be the same, your has come true!
Premium-Inhalt. It's been two weeks since infosec practitioners were in Las Vegas for three big conferences, but people continue to discuss what they saw and heard there. To wrap up this year's coverage and keep those conversations going, we offer this library of stories and blog posts.
Premium-Inhalt. Some office IT utilities make the transition to home use without skipping a beat. A staple of home PCs since the era of modems and MS-DOS, remote desktop control programs allow a user to take direct control over a system without being physically present. Given the mission-critical nature they often fill in a workplace, and the length of time they've been around, it's not a surprise that many of these suites are robust, stable, and capable of performing just about any computer task you care to conjure. Remote Utilities has been a player in this market for years, with their first release in 2004 of Remote Office Manager. Since then the feature list has grown considerably, but the biggest change came with the release of 5.2; the current version is now free for personal use. That's quite a perk, given the otherwise.
Premium-Inhalt. Hoping to break out from the confines of the gaming community, computer game distributor Valve will start hosting non-gaming programs on its Steam software-downloading and maintenance service.
Premium-Inhalt. It was just about two months ago that the beta version of arrived, but on Wednesday the Document Foundation announced the release of the final version of the office productivity suite.
Premium-Inhalt. A new Google search experiment lets Gmail users to see relevant e-mails alongside regular search results on Google.com.
Premium-Inhalt. It may have started with some "digital natives" bringing their iPhones to the office, or, just as likely, with the CEO bringing in the iPad he got as a gift. Either way, CIOs have to determine how to deal with this "bring your own device" phenomenon, which means connecting employee-owned devices to the corporate network.
Premium-Inhalt. Facebook is moving to fix one of its biggest problems - finding ways to make money from its growing base of mobile users.
Premium-Inhalt. Noting that the Federal Communications Commission's Radio Frequency exposure limits , and testing requirements in all possible usage conditions, the Government Accountability Office today said the agency should reassess and possibly change its regulations regarding mobile phone radiation.
Premium-Inhalt. Google today announced it had wrapped up work on a stronger Flash sandbox in the Windows version of Chrome, and would soon ship the same for its OS X browser.
Premium-Inhalt. Over the weekend, Mat Honan--a former Macworld staffer and now a senior writer for Wired--made headlines after falling victim to an alarming series of hacks that ended up with his Twitter, Amazon, iCloud, and Gmail accounts compromised, and his iPad, iPhone, and MacBook completely wiped. In this episode, Honan joins me and senior editor Dan Moren to talk about the hack, how it worked, and what changes the companies involved--and we as users--need to make to stay safe.
Premium-Inhalt. Reader Edward Bennett is rightfully confused by a Mountain Lion feature that isn't what it appears to be. He writes:
Premium-Inhalt. Users of Microsoft's free movie editing and photo management programs in received a treat Wednesday as the company of the offerings for Windows 7 and .
Premium-Inhalt. Samsung's Galaxy S III has won stellar reviews and reportedly sold more than 10 million units in early sales.
Premium-Inhalt. When I was younger, my mother once banned me from buying any new books. This was because I'm one of life's natural speed readers and I had finished a dozen novels in two days. (Uh...you don't want to know how much money I used to blow on books.)
Premium-Inhalt. Yesterday we learned the popular zombie survival mod for ARMA II, , will be developed as a standalone game.
Premium-Inhalt. How do you support India's largest steel manufacturer, with revenues of over Rs 15,000 crore (2011 figures), with an IT team of just 17?
Premium-Inhalt. Mobile operators are rapidly adopting new network software, called EPC (Evolved Packet Core), that will give them more control over service quality but also new tools for metering data usage.
Premium-Inhalt. Increasing Internet congestion, the proliferation mobile devices and heightened security risks are today's biggest challenges to delivering Web content, according to Akamai Technologies co-founder Tom Leighton."
Premium-Inhalt. Lenovo on Wednesday announced the ThinkPad Tablet 2, which has a 10.1-inch screen and kicks off a new generation of the company's PCs and devices with Microsoft's upcoming Windows 8 operating system.
Premium-Inhalt. A new piece of evidence in the Samsung-Apple trial is a doozy, one Apple employee prevents a kidnapping, and Apple's latest iPad ad is a return to form and function. The remainders for Wednesday, August 8, 2012 are destined for great things.
Premium-Inhalt. The Internet Archive, a non-profit project established to act as an online library of that preserves digital information, has to date offered up nearly a petabyte of content via the BitTorrent file-sharing site.
Premium-Inhalt. Computers that appear to be running the commercially available FinFisher spyware sold to law enforcement and governments have been found in almost a dozen countries on five continents, a security researcher said on Wednesday.
Premium-Inhalt. According to an official blog post by Google Search Senior Vice President Amit Singhal, the company's will soon be available for iOS devices, making the Google Search app a more direct rival to Apple's .
Premium-Inhalt. The future of augmented reality (AR) applications is likely to be found in interactive print, mobile shopping, and children's education, according to ABI Research.
Premium-Inhalt. One of the great ironies of the Internet is that it is meant to connect everyone together and break down barriers, but at the same time media companies erect location-based barriers around their properties. This practice is known as geo-blocking. For example, web services like Hulu, Pandora, Google Voice, and Google Music are not available outside of the United States, while BBC iPlayer and Grooveshark are blocked to anyone outside of the UK. Then there's all the music uploaded to YouTube, which is blocked in various parts of Europe, depending on the strength of the music industry lobbyists. To some people however, these constant attempts by the media industry to segregate users according to geographic location seems unfair The way around this issue is to use a VPN (which stands for Virtual Private Network) program, such as TunnelBear
Premium-Inhalt. About 1,300 kms from India's national capital, in a small, unassuming township called Jharsuguda, Mr and Mrs Iyer enter one of LG's outlets and buy a fridge. An LG GL-205XFDG5 single-door refrigerator.
Premium-Inhalt. Business divisions are bypassing the IT department, making their own decisions to buy cloud-based application services or use mobile devices, raising the specter of so-called "shadow IT" that's outside the knowledge or control of the CIO and the IT staff.
Premium-Inhalt. Google is planning to integrate Gmail results into its core search product and turn the previously U.S.-only into a global feature, according to an official blog post by Google Search Senior Vice President Amit Singhal.
Premium-Inhalt. Using a mobile platform, ICICI Lombard General Insurance, changes how customers and employees see the industry.
Premium-Inhalt. With an extensive portfolio of services, dished out with a self-service portal, and priced with charge back mechanism, the Siva group is operating arguably one of the most mature private clouds in the country.
Premium-Inhalt. Google has begun testing a search feature that mines relevant emails from users' Gmail accounts and displays links to them in the results page.