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  • Chrome experiments: A foundation for future browser apps

    The battle for dominance between the major browsers continues on desktop, pad, and mobile platforms and, according to [Net Applications' Net Market Share, as of October all versions of Microsoft's Internet Explorer combined had just over 54 per cent of the desktop market having gained about 2.2 per cent since December, 2011. Firefox, over the same period, lost 1.84 per cent (currently at just under 20%) while the other big contender, Google's Chrome, currently stands at just less than 19 per cent having lost 0.56 per cent in the same 10-month period.

    Written by Mark Gibbs08 Nov. 12 19:50
  • IT employment will finish year in the black

    If there is one word that has defined this year, it's "uncertainty." It has been hanging over almost every economic and job growth analysis related to IT. Blame the elections, the fiscal cliff and Europe.

    Written by Patrick Thibodeau06 Nov. 12 11:16
  • First look: Google Nexus 4

    We take a first look at the Google Nexus 4 Android smartphone.

    Written by Ross Catanzariti06 Nov. 12 08:43
  • Passwords are the weak link in IT security

    Three decades into the digital revolution, passwords are still complicated, ineffective and a drain on IT's resources. What gives?

    Written by Howard Baldwin05 Nov. 12 11:16
  • Gartner: How big trends in security, mobile, big data and cloud computing will change IT

    When you go to a Gartner conference one of he main things you'll notice is the sheer volume of data they can generate on just about any IT topic. Last week's Gartner Symposium/ITxpo in Orlando, Fla., was no different. The conference, attended by some 9000 executives focused on the changes security challenges, mobile computing, big data and cloud will be bringing to IT in the near future.

    Written by Michael Cooney30 Oct. 12 14:39
  • 10 must-have tools for Cloud power users

    For many of us, the Cloud has changed the way we work and play. Thanks to well-known services like Gmail, Dropbox, Facebook and Instapaper, practically our whole lives - photos, documents, contacts and more - are online. So isn't it time to take control?

    Written by JR Raphael08 Dec. 11 03:06
  • What smartphones will be like in 2012

    Since the advent of the first modern smartphone--arguably the original Apple iPhone in 2007--the power of these mobile computing devices that also happen to make phone calls has advanced by leaps and bounds.

    Written by Jared Newman12 Nov. 11 01:31
  • How to prepare your business for Google+

    Google+ just opened its doors to the world by enabling open signups and moving to the beta, testing phase. The nascent social network is still thin on features and ways for businesses to properly use it, but its minimalist approach has gained Google+ millions of users in a very short period.

    Written by Angela West24 Sept. 11 23:59
  • Video chatting for newbies

    Video chat is all the rage these days, thanks to new services such as Google+ Hangouts and Skype/Facebook integrated video chat. Video chatting is a great way to stay in touch with family and friends--seeing loved ones' faces on a computer screen is almost like actually being there.

    Written by Sarah Jacobsson Purewal07 Aug. 11 10:45
  • 5 features iOS needs, in order to sway me from Android

    With Apple preparing to talk about the future of iOS at its Worldwide Developers Conference in June, and the rumor mill churning, it's time for an old tradition: the iPhone feature wish list.

    Written by Jared Newman30 March 11 07:54
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