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  • Tech that makes you smile

    Posted November 19, 2009 - 2:56 pm

    There are some things you just can't help but love. Here are technologies that make some IT folks happy.
  • Technology we won't miss

    Posted November 19, 2009 - 2:49 pm

    We polled a handful of IT pros and asked them to share the technology that they were more than happy to wave goodbye to. Here's what they said.
  • Service lets you send paper mail via the Internet

    Posted November 19, 2009 - 12:37 pm

    E-mail and social networks have replaced paper snail mail, right?
  • ARM, MIPS accelerate Android push

    Posted November 19, 2009 - 10:10 am

    Processor makers ARM and MIPS Technologies are both aiming to simplify and accelerate the use of netbooks, MIDs (mobile Internet devices), set-top boxes and picture frames that run on Google's Android software platform.
  • Android fragments vs. the iPhone monolith

    Posted November 18, 2009 - 11:05 pm

    Everyone like open ideologically, but in practice...
  • Judge denies AT&T's request to stop Verizon 3G map ads

    Posted November 18, 2009 - 7:40 pm

    A federal judge today denied AT&T's request for a court order to temporarily stop ads from Verizon Wireless that AT&T had called "misleading" because of how consumers would interpret 3G wireless nationwide maps shown in the ad
  • FCC puts time limit on review of cell sites

    Posted November 18, 2009 - 4:10 pm

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Wednesday set limits on how long state and local governments can take to review proposals for cellular base stations.
  • FCC identifies roadblocks to broadband adoption

    Posted November 18, 2009 - 4:10 pm

    Several factors, including a lack of a broadband subsidy program at the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, have contributed to gaps in broadband adoption in the U.S., a new report from an FCC task force said.
  • Mobile deathmatch: Motorola Droid vs. iPhone, side by side

    Posted November 18, 2009 - 2:43 pm

    The latest contender for mobile champ has the power of Google's Android OS behind it. See how they stack up.
  • A quiet Palm releases WebOS update

    Posted November 18, 2009 - 2:10 pm

    New update expands e-mail and messaging capabilities
  • AMF bowls for customers with video sharing over managed IP

    Posted November 18, 2009 - 12:50 pm

    AMF Bowling Centers Inc. is wrapping up the roll-out of a $2 million nationwide network equipment upgrade that supports Voice over IP (VoIP) and video streaming, and includes turning over all network management to Verizon Business for three more years.
  • China Mobile's 3G coverage to rapidly expand

    Posted November 18, 2009 - 6:40 am

    The 3G network of the world's largest mobile phone network operator will cover 70 percent of China's cities by the end of this year, the company's chairman said Wednesday.
  • IPhone cleared for sale by South Korean regulator

    Posted November 18, 2009 - 6:10 am

    South Korean regulators gave Apple a business license on Wednesday that would allow it to launch the iPhone in the country at any time.
  • China Mobile still in talks to sell iPhone

    Posted November 18, 2009 - 5:40 am

    The world's largest mobile phone service provider by subscribers is still in talks with Apple about offering the iPhone in China even though rival China Unicom started selling the handsets there last month.
  • Service lets users build own iPhone, RIM, Windows apps

    Posted November 17, 2009 - 10:40 pm

    A startup is now offering to take the hard work out of creating mobile applications and even of porting them to the iPhone, BlackBerry and Windows Mobile platforms, all through an online service that gives novice developers simple templates for various types of businesses and organizations.
  • New generation of rugged gadgets hits

    Posted November 17, 2009 - 9:03 pm

    When the going gets tough, the tough get rugged PCs, phones and other gadgets. Just a few years ago, there was hardly anything worth buying in this category. But now, there's a world of devices that can survive water, shock, dirt and extreme temperatures.
  • Smartphones on Wi-Fi vulnerable to security attack

    Posted November 17, 2009 - 8:40 pm

    A new report from a mobile security vendor details how the most popular smartphones, including the iPhone, are very vulnerable to man-in-the-middle attacks, carried out via public Wi-Fi connections.
  • T-Mobile UK employees sold customer data

    Posted November 17, 2009 - 5:10 pm

    Workers at T-Mobile UK have been selling customer data to brokers who work for the competition, T-Mobile and the U.K.'s Information Commissioner's Office said on Tuesday.
  • Google Updates Google Earth App for iPhone

    Posted November 17, 2009 - 4:40 pm

    Google today announced version 2.0 of Google Earth for the iPhone and iPod touch, just over a year after releasing the first edition of the application, a piece of software which quickly turned into the second most popular download in Apple's App Store. But the past year has also been a stormy one for both Google and Apple, as their respective wireless partners, Verizon Wireless and AT&T, start to duke things out in court.
  • T-Moble's Sidekick out of the doghouse, back on sale

    Posted November 17, 2009 - 3:10 pm

    T-Mobile, about a month after a service outage threatened to eliminate data on its customers' Sidekick smartphones, has started selling the devices again.
  • Verizon Responds to AT&T Lawsuit: 'The Truth Hurts'

    Posted November 17, 2009 - 3:10 pm

    Verizon mocks AT&T for whining in its response to lawsuit. Verizon's legal filing says "the truth hurts" and claims AT&T is simply trying to squash the marketing before the holidays. Tony Bradley
  • The Apple tablet: 'Most analysts heaped praise on the mythical device'

    Posted November 16, 2009 - 10:19 pm

    That ... that about sums it up.
  • Droid Sales and the Android Explosion

    Posted November 16, 2009 - 7:40 pm

    The Motorola Droid is doing more than just bashing the iPhone -- it's also smashing the ceiling when it comes to mainstream Android appeal. A full 250,000 people snatched up Droids during the phone's first week in stores, some newly released data suggests. That's four times the number of launch-week sales estimated for the myTouch 3G, which had previously been considered the fastest-selling Android device.
  • Nook e-reader on sale Nov. 30 in Barnes & Noble stores

    Posted November 16, 2009 - 7:10 pm

    The Nook, a $259 e-reader from Barnes & Noble Inc., will hit the booksellers' stores on Nov. 30. That's in time for holiday shoppers, but too late for this year's pre-holiday "Black Friday."
  • Working at Home: A Wi-Fi, H1N1, Family Survival Guide

    Posted November 16, 2009 - 7:10 pm

    CIO.com's ultimate guide to surviving the 2009 holiday season: How to visit family and reconnect with old friends and still get done all that work while out of the office.
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