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How To Root Your EVO 3D With Linux
News  |  7/30/2011
You can root your HTC EVO 3D phone with Unrevoked and Alpharev's Revolutionary tool. Just follow these steps.
Flash Alternative: Adobe Previews Edge HTML5 Software
News  |  7/29/2011
Designers and developers can use the HTML5 authoring tools to create animated graphics using HTML, CSS3, and JavaScript.
BYTE Wireless Radio Episode 19
News  |  7/29/2011
Listen to Fritz Nelson, Gina Smith and Craig Johnston dig into the week in mobile -- episode 19 of BYTE Wireless Radio.
Google Search On Tablets Gets A Do Over
Commentary  |  7/29/2011
Google has refreshed the design of its web-based search tool for tablets such as the iPad, Xoom, and Tab 10.1.
DARPA Seeks Wireless Power For Soldiers In Field
News  |  7/29/2011
A method to transmit power over short distances would reduce the need for batteries and cut the load that soldiers carry.
Dell Streak 10 Pro Introduced In China
News  |  7/29/2011
The company is betting on China to make its mark in the increasingly crowded tablet market.
4 Top 4G Smartphones
Commentary  |  7/29/2011
Looking for a '4G' smartphone? Here are the best of the bunch currently available from U.S. network operators.
Mobile Health Elder Care Apps Get Funding
News  |  7/29/2011
Demonstration grants totaling $477,000 will support development of mHealth technology for aging adults with chronic illnesses.
Ontario Telemedicine Network Extends Reach Into Patient's Homes
News  |  7/29/2011
Using Vidyo technology, OTN will bring videoconferencing into homes and onto PCs rather than requiring patients to go to a facility with telepresence capabilities.
Cloud Moves From Talk To Walk
Commentary  |  7/29/2011
CA and Nebula's cloud announcements this week reflect the reality that enterprises have moved past the theoretical to the practical.
Cancer Prevention App Contest Offers $80,000
News  |  7/29/2011
Federal health officials challenge developers to come up with an application that promotes early detection and helps the public reduce risky behavior.
In Case of Emergency, Check Twitter
News  |  7/29/2011
Facebook, Twitter, and similar social media tools can enhance disaster preparedness and emergency response, according to New England Journal of Medicine commentary.
Mobile Marketplace Wars: Android Market Adds Movies, Books
Commentary  |  7/29/2011
The latest version of Google's application store for smartphones gets a new look and allows users to buy e-books and rent movies.
Fruit Of CA Cloud Acquisitions Adds Up
News  |  7/28/2011
After two years of acquisitions, CA introduces 10 products to help customers plan and deliver private clouds that can use internal and external services.
Nebula Wants To Be iPhone Of Data Center
News  |  7/28/2011
Former NASA CTO Chris Kemp explains his startup's appliance that manages commodity servers as a cloud resource. His plan: Out-innovate the competition.
11 iPad Apps For Better Collaboration
Slideshows  |  7/28/2011
The Apple iPad's inherent mobility makes it an obvious weapon for efficient enterprise collaboration--provided you're armed with the right apps.
How To Restrict Apps And Other Content On iOS Devices
News  |  7/28/2011
Here's how to protect certain apps or content from being viewed by young ones.
Motorola Shipped 440,000 Tablets In Q2
Commentary  |  7/28/2011
Motorola may have topped Wall Street estimates, but it sold only 440,000 tablets and 4.4 million smartphones in its most recent quarter.
GAO: Federal Data Center Consolidation Plans Lack Details
News  |  7/28/2011
Many federal agencies failed to provide a complete listing of data centers or list all of their software assets, which could affect anticipated savings.
Telemedicine Reduces Rural Health Disparities, Says UnitedHealth
News  |  7/28/2011
Major health insurer urges more broadband connectivity, fewer regulatory hurdles, and better reimbursement policies.
Android Leaves Apple iOS In The Dust
News  |  7/28/2011
Google's smartphone software pulls away from Apple iPhone platform in mobile OS market share race.
BBM 6.0 Brings Social To Mobile Apps
News  |  7/28/2011
BlackBerry Messenger 6.0 turns the popular app from an IM service into a social platform, with benefits for BlackBerry app developers.
AMA Says ePrescribing Program Penalizes Docs
News  |  7/28/2011
Aggressive timetable may decrease Medicare patients' access to healthcare, says American Medical Association, which calls for delays.
NASA's Former CTO Brings Cloud Appliance To Enterprise
News  |  7/27/2011
Early Google investors back Chris Kemp's 'garage' startup, Nebula, to build OpenStack appliance to compete with Microsoft, Cisco.
Keeping Corporate Data Off Mobile Devices With VDI
Commentary  |  7/27/2011
By turning handhelds into the ultimate thin client, remote virtual desktops provide a crisp boundary between personal and enterprise apps and data.
Apple's iPad App Approval Rules: One SMB's Tale
News  |  7/27/2011
ShareFile's native iPad app took two months to pass Apple's approval process. The CEO shares his insights into surviving the in-app purchasing test.
Mashery: The E-Commerce Force Is With Them
News  |  7/27/2011
Accurately documenting APIs and helping mobile developers use them is a new force in e-commerce. Mashery's service fits right in.
Apple iOS Bug Worse Than Advertised
News  |  7/27/2011
Off-the-shelf sniffing tools can exploit the threat, but users of older iPhones and iPod Touches won't see a fix.
SMB IT Pros Saddled With Support Tasks
News  |  7/27/2011
IT managers at smaller firms struggle to devote more time to strategy, security, and new technology, HP survey says.
Samsung Sells 5 Million Galaxy S II Smartphones
News  |  7/27/2011
"Superphone" selling at an average clip of 59,000 units per day, even before U.S. launch.
Dell Offers OpenStack Infrastructure-As-A-Service
News  |  7/27/2011
Reference architecture for cloud developers to manage IT resources in OpenStack.
Windows Phone 7 Mango Shipped To Phone Makers
News  |  7/27/2011
Microsoft promises 500 new features in first major update to its new mobile operating system.
Sen. Al Franken Opposes AT&T, T-Mobile Merger
News  |  7/27/2011
Outspoken senator from Minnesota says deal would kill off thousands of U.S. jobs and raise cell phone prices.
HTC Wants To Settle Patent Suit With Apple
Commentary  |  7/27/2011
A preliminary ruling in favor of Apple has HTC--and its U.S. Android phone business--in a precarious position.
3 Ways To Manage Underperforming Technology
News  |  7/26/2011
Applying a people approach to technology could help boost performance. Here are three ideas for remediating the laggards.
Mozilla Plans Open Web Operating System
News  |  7/26/2011
With "Boot to Gecko," Mozilla is challenging the proprietary mobile empires: Apple, Google, and Microsoft.
VMware Never Said Virtualization Was Easy; Google+ Pains
Commentary  |  7/26/2011
Griping about VMware price changes? It's time to get practical. As for early users of Google+, the bumps continue.
4 People Lessons To Smooth SMB Tech Rollouts
News  |  7/26/2011
SMBs suffering from underperforming technology might do well to apply these four people management principles to their machines and applications.
RIM Shares Rise On Layoffs, Exec Shuffle
News  |  7/26/2011
Investors believe changes will help stanch smartphone maker's losses for now, but longer-term challenges remain.
VMware Pricing Outrage: A Closer Look
Commentary  |  7/26/2011
Many IT admins want to continue over-provisioning memory to virtual machines. But that's not an efficient way to manage the data center.
Android Legal Troubles Benefit Windows Phone
Commentary  |  7/26/2011
Some phone manufactures are having second thoughts about using the open source Android platform, given aggressive legal actions by Microsoft and Apple.
Secret CIO: When Reboot Has A Silver Lining
Commentary  |  7/25/2011
The 3 minutes that my netbook takes to restart prove critical to my effectiveness as a CIO. Here's why.
LogMeIn Helps iPads , Work Data Play Safely
News  |  7/25/2011
Cloud-based service lets IT control corporate data accessed via mobile devices, starting with iPad and iPhone.
Intuit QuickBooks For Android Debuts
News  |  7/25/2011
Intuit looks to give SMBs a faster way to invoice with QuickBooks Mobile and other business apps for Android smartphones.
Moxie Upgrades Social Customer Portal Personalization
News  |  7/25/2011
Customer Spaces now can integrate data such as purchase history and past support interactions for smarter personalization of what customer sees.
Where The IT Jobs Are: Healthcare
News  |  7/25/2011
Demand and pay for health IT talent surges, according to online career site Dice.com.
Feds Must Detail Data Center Consolidations By October
News  |  7/25/2011
Agencies will have to publish their plans online by October 7, according to a new memo by outgoing federal CIO Vivek Kundra.
RIM And Cisco Feel The Pain
Commentary  |  7/25/2011
BlackBerry-maker slashes 10% of workforce. But bigger problems loom: Has RIM missed the application boat?
Cisco's Math In HP Server Battle Questionable
Commentary  |  7/25/2011
Just how much progress has Cisco made against HP? Take a close look at the numbers.
iPhone 5: One-Third Of Consumers Can't Wait
Commentary  |  7/25/2011
The hype surrounding the unannounced Apple iPhone 5 has grown so intense that 35% of people polled by PriceGrabber say they already plan to buy.
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