Where Are All the Honeycomb Apps?
The Motorola Xoom hit the market more than a month ago, yet there are still only a few dozen applications optimized for Android 3.0 Honeycomb. What gives?
Does Your Phone's Remote Lock Feature Actually Work?
One of the features that most smartphones support is the ability to remote lock and remote wipe your device in the event it was stolen or lost. Just because your phone has that feature though doesn't mean it actually works.
Google +1 Adds Social Element To Search
Facebook is the target as the company builds a social network around search results that lets people share recommendations for websites and online advertisers.
IBM Connects With Social Software
Jeff Schick, IBM's vice president of social software, gives a tour of the company's various social media applications and how he uses activity streams and communities throughout the day.
NASA Servers At High Risk Of Cyber Attack
Auditors were able to pull encryption keys, passwords, and user account information over the Internet from systems that help control spacecraft and process critical data.
SMBs Boosting IT Spending, Hiring
Small and midsize business technology budgets are growing at the fastest rate since 2009, while one in three firms said they plan to hire IT staff during the next 18 months, according to a Spiceworks survey.
End Of The Road For Symbian In 2012
When Nokia decided to partner with Microsoft and use Windows Phone as the platform for its cell phones, many questioned what would happen to Nokia's existing products, Symbian, Meego and Qt. Nokia has confirmed that Symbian will last be used in smartphones in 2012.
RIM PlayBook To Get Native Email Eventually
Research In Motion has confirmed that a software update will add email, contacts, and calendaring applications to its tablet, but until then a BlackBerry is required for PIM.
HP Makes Green SMB Push
The vendor announced several green initiatives at a recent conference in San Francisco, some of which are aimed at SMBs.
Cell Phone Health Risk To Bones
There have been on again, off again reports that cell phones cause brain cancer. Now the latest information is the radiation emitted by cell phones is causing a reduction in bone density.
Do Not Track Momentum Mounts
Legislation to be proposed by Senator John Kerry and analysis of business comments to the FTC may point toward stronger privacy protections.
Broadvision's Clearvale Express Offers Free Social Media Capabilities
Broadvision has introduced Clearvale Express, a SaaS-based social networking/enterprise 2.0 application that makes it possible for a company to provide workers with a Twitter-like activity stream that lets you know what your colleagues are working on, collaborate on files and tasks, and build collaborative communities. Workers can follow other users and view a simple Facebook-like profile wall on each user of the company network within Clearvale Express. The application is a stripped down versio
Collecting The SSD Garbage
Solid state storage (SSS) is the performance alternative to mechanical hard disk drives (HDD). Flash memory, thanks to its reduced cost compared to DRAM, has become the primary way the (SSS) is delivered. Suppliers of flash systems, especially in the enterprise, have to overcome two flash deficiencies that, as we discussed in our last entry, will cause unpredictable performance and reduce reliability.