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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.
Is Amazon Hiding A Tipping Point In Its New Tablet?
Commentary  |  7/29/2011
If and when Amazon releases an iPad-killer of a tablet, it won't be its industrial design or user interface that might tip the industry on its ear. If such a tablet is released, it's reliance on Amazon's Whispernet and the business model behind it could be a tipping point.
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.
Clinical Informatics Poised To Become Medical Subspecialty
News  |  7/29/2011
Physician informaticists will finally be recognized as board certified if the American Board of Medical Specialties approves.
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.
Social Media Engagement: Feds Need Better Policies
News  |  7/29/2011
Guidelines for use of Facebook, Twitter, and other social media are being developed by federal agencies, but the GAO says they must do more to address records management, privacy, and security.
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.
Health IT Doesn't Please Insurance Customers
News  |  7/29/2011
Despite major technology investments, insurance users don't see a customer service benefit, says Accenture study.
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.
Microsoft: Thousands Of IT Jobs Going Unfilled
News  |  7/29/2011
Software maker wants Congress to raise cap on green cards so it can import more hi-tech help.
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.
Bad Cell Phone Behavior: Are You Being Rude?
Commentary  |  7/28/2011
More than 20% of those surveyed can't stand it when people talk too loudly on their phone in public. Here are more examples of bad cell phone behavior that get on our nerves.
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.
Hospitals Boost IT Spending Plans
News  |  7/28/2011
The prospect of Meaningful Use dollars has spurred healthcare providers to spend more in tough economic times, according to a HIMSS Analytics report.
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.
Google Fashion Police Want You; Microsoft Mango Struts Stuff
Commentary  |  7/28/2011
Dear [email protected]: Google says you're emailing like it's 1999. Take a visual tour of Microsoft's "Mango" smartphone OS.
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.
Androids Returned More Than Other Gadgets
Commentary  |  7/27/2011
Just how high are return rates for the platform? One source stirs the pot.
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.
7 Hottest Features In Windows Phone 7 Mango
Slideshows  |  7/27/2011
Microsoft this week shipped its Windows Phone "Mango" update to phone makers--adding key features to the smartphone OS that Microsoft is pitting against Apple iPhone and Google Android. Check out this visual tour of seven significant new functions.
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.
Health IT Techs Get Another Certification Program
News  |  7/27/2011
CompTIA offers industry-recognized credential that validates EHR installation and maintenance skills learned in federally funded community college courses.
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.
IT Leaders Fight New HIPAA Rule
News  |  7/27/2011
CHIME and MGMA take exception to a proposed requirement to produce access reports within 30 days after a patient's request.
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.
VC Investments In Health IT Jump 27%
News  |  7/27/2011
While overall investments in healthcare declined, venture capitalists are increasing their bets on health IT.
Obama Talks, Congressional Websites Crash
News  |  7/27/2011
Several websites were unavailable or sluggish after an overwhelming public response to the president's call for Congress to resolve debt ceiling issues.
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.
Computing at Chaos Manor: Pournelle's Mailbag
Commentary  |  7/26/2011
Jerry Pournelle answers BYTE reader email.
Feds Get Detailed Cloud Planning Advice
News  |  7/26/2011
Private sector execs, academics suggest changes like updating laws and setting research priorities, share practical recommendations for CIOs.
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