Is That Healthcare Website Making You Sick?
Many healthcare websites provide valuable information that can help prepare you for the next doctor's visit. But some serve up misinformation that just might land you in the hospital. Here's how to tell the difference.
Why NoSQL Equals NoSecurity
If it seems security is an afterthought in the big data ecosystem, you’re right. Here’s what to do about it.
Taposé's Split Screen For The iPad: A Visual Tour
Taposé (pronounced "tap-oh-ZAY"), a new note-taking app by Zanther, Inc., addresses a problem a lot of iPad users probably wish they didn't have to endure: switching back and forth between two full-screen apps in order to copy and paste items. Taposé lets you split the iPad screen into two side-by-side panes. It comes with five apps that work in the dual panes: Journals, a note-taking app; Web, an integrated browser; Maps, a subset of Go
NASA To Auction Off Patent Portfolios
Chicago-based ICAP Ocean Tomo will sell three portfolios comprising 12 patents as part of NASA's strategy to transfer innovations to the private sector.
Google I/O Sellout: Devs Cry Foul
After 20-minute sellout, developers who didn't score tickets complain that Google's first-come, first-served system favors scalpers.
Avaya Gives Peek At Future Of Collaboration
Awareness beats presence, Avaya says, outlining its vision for next generation collaboration tools at Enterprise Connect. Think technology that understands who's most relevant, based on your current work, not just who's online.
Is Wall Street Losing Its IT Career Luster?
Bonus freezes. Public resignations. Perhaps it's not surprising that Wall Street IT execs are jumping to Silicon Valley start-ups, consulting firms, and technology providers.
Lytro: The Next Big Thing In Photography
Light field photography can eliminate the biggest problem photographers have: out-of-focus pictures. Don't toss your digital camera just yet, though. Although a major breakthrough, the Lytro is far from perfect.
Focus On The Lytro: A Visual Tour
Who hasn't been frustrated by an out-of-focus photo? The Lytro Light Field Camera might be the most revolutionary change in photography since digital came along: it lets you refocus your photos after you take them. Don't sell your old digital camera just yet, though. The Lytro has some serious drawbacks, including a fixed amount of storage. Take our quick tour of this unusual camera's features, from touchscreen to output. To experimen
BATS Blames Software Bug For Trading Outage
Stock exchange operator BATS Global Markets says "freak one-time event" that interrupted trading of Apple shares on Friday boiled down to an error in an order-matching program.
Write To NTFS Drives With OS X Lion
After upgrading my Mac from OS X 10.6.8 Snow Leopard to OS X 10.7.3 Lion, I discovered I could no longer write files to external NTFS-formatted drives. The problem is MacFUSE which, I found out, does not support the new 64-bit kernel. If this is happening to you, you must remove the old MacFUSE and install the newer version, which does support the 64-bit kernel. Here's how.
Does Microsoft Know Best?
Microsoft, RIM and HP are among the vendors increasingly taking a "works best with our stuff" approach for new products. Consider what that means for your IT strategy.
How To Create A Superior Tablet Banking App
Mobile apps for iPads, Kindle Fires, and other tablets need to be more than just ported-over smartphone apps. Industry leaders reveal what goes into creating an engaging and rich tablet-specific experience.
FTC Calls For Data Privacy Laws
Federal Trade Commission requests legislation on privacy and data brokers and continues to push for a Do Not Track program.
5 Tips: Maximize New iPad Battery Life
Apple's new iPad battery should last throughout a workday, but needs some tweaking to get the best results. Check out these five common-sense strategies.