• Best and worst celebrity technology moments of 2011

    Posted December 16, 2011 - 2:52 pm

    Scarlett Johansson, Justin Bieber, Charlie Sheen, Lady Gaga and Alec Baldwin all make tech news, voluntarily or not
  • iPad accessories for music lovers

    Posted December 15, 2011 - 4:21 pm

    You love your iPad 2. You love music. Now, if only there was some way to marry the two. Luckily, for you, there are some new and exciting iPad accessories out there that every music lover should own -- or, at the very least, add to their holiday wish list this year.
  • Geekiest holiday cards

    Posted December 15, 2011 - 9:00 am

    Seasonal greetings, geek-style
  • 15 top technology quotes of 2011

    Posted December 13, 2011 - 5:30 pm

    As another year draws to a close, we look back on the IT-related comments that stuck with us.
  • Top stories of 2011: The year in technology

    Posted December 13, 2011 - 12:32 pm

    In 2011, the increasingly mobile and socially networked world of technology became more intertwined than ever with politics and the law. Patent wars shaped competition in tablets and smartphones, hacktivists attacked a widening array of political and corporate targets, repressive regimes unplugged citizens from the Internet, and the U.S. government moved to block the giant merger of AT&T and T-Mobile USA. With the passing of Steve Jobs, the world lost a technology icon who redefined the computer, entertainment and consumer electronics industries. These are the IDG News Service's picks for the top 10 technology stories of the year:
  • This week in pictures: A mobile payment battle brews

    Posted December 8, 2011 - 6:42 pm

    Also: Atos CEO shuns email to boost productivity; Apple graciously offers patent guidelines for competitors; Kaspersky quits BSA over SOPA; PayPal gets Grinchy, then grows a heart; and Nintendo's Miyamoto prepares to pass the torch.
  • 10 most powerful cloud companies

    Posted December 8, 2011 - 3:15 pm

    Virtually every vendor has a cloud story to tell. But here are 10 companies that have distinguished themselves as the leaders in cloud computing.
  • This week in pictures: Carrier IQ raises a ruckus

    Posted December 2, 2011 - 5:57 pm

    Also, Groupon takes a wild ride; the Swiss government says music downloads are A-OK; eBay's new datacenter likes it hot; and Justin Bieber makes pre-teen girls swoon (over Nintendo 3DS).
  • First-gen design of top websites and gadgets

    Posted November 30, 2011 - 9:00 am

    What did YouTube look like in 2005? How ugly was the first BlackBerry pager in 1999? Remember when it just sold books? Even the greatest products have awkward beginnings. Let's take a look at your favorite websites and gadgets when they came into the world.
  • The future of malware

    Posted November 27, 2011 - 9:00 am

    Watch out for whaling, smartphone worms, social media scams, not to mention attacks targeting your car and house
  • 20 cool gifts for geeks

    Posted November 26, 2011 - 9:14 am

    Hard to believe, but once again it's time to put together our holiday wish lists. Here are 20 of our favorite products submitted and tested and "Cool Yule Elf" approved.
  • The Security industry all-stars

    Posted November 23, 2011 - 9:00 am

    From Bruce Schneier to Moxie Marlinspike, these folks are the ones to listen to for security insight
  • 20 best browser apps of 2011

    Posted November 21, 2011 - 9:00 am

    Whether you want to stay on top of your to-do list, find out who is tracking you online, or sling a few birds at pesky pigs, here are 20 apps that are well worth your time.
  • This week in pictures: The SOPA saga

    Posted November 18, 2011 - 5:47 pm

    Also: Barnes & Noble fights back against Microsoft patent claims; Buffett bets big on IBM; Google serves up Android 4.0 source code; Amazon ships Kindle Fire; and Nintendo builds life-size Mario Karts
  • 8 cool Google Labs projects spared the axe

    Posted November 14, 2011 - 9:00 am

    After Google announced in July that Google Labs would be closing, several experimental products under development were killed. But Google has spared others (for now) from the executioner's axe. Here are the ones that we think are worthy of your attention.
  • This week in pictures: HTML5 strikes twice

    Posted November 10, 2011 - 11:56 pm

    Also, the Senate votes to keep net neutrality rules, Barnes & Noble launches the Nook Tablet, Zynga grabs back IPO shares from 'undeserving' workers, and our robot overlords continue to render humans obsolete.
  • November's hot new gadgets

    Posted November 7, 2011 - 6:07 pm

    You may not be thinking about Black Friday yet, but gadget makers surely are. Here are 5 of the best gadgets expected to arrive before the big shopping day.
  • 15 weird Apple iPad cases

    Posted November 7, 2011 - 9:00 am

    If you want your iPad to look as if it's packaged in bacon, duct tape, a sweater, or some other ridiculous thing, check out these options--15 of the silliest cases we could find.
  • 5 iPad gadgets for geeks

    Posted October 31, 2011 - 8:00 am

    Custom-designed for technophiles who want their iPads to do more
  • Microsoft's greatest successes and biggest failures

    Posted October 29, 2011 - 8:02 am

    Give Microsoft credit; it never does anything small. Its successes rock the world. And when it screws up, it screws up big time.
  • 10 LinkedIn tips to boost your job search

    Posted October 26, 2011 - 8:00 am

    Is your job search lagging? Not seeing the results you'd like? Check out these ten expert tips from's Kristin Burnham to enhance your search.
  • This week in pictures: Ballmer slams Android

    Posted October 21, 2011 - 3:47 pm

    Also, MC Hammer challenges Google at search, Android 4.0 arrives, iPad 3 rumors swirl, and the US avoids cyberwar with Libya.
  • 6 true and tested IT superstitions

    Posted October 21, 2011 - 7:50 am

    People who work in IT have a certain reputation for being logical, rational, and unswayed by the mysterious or supernatural. Here's a look at the superstitions and irrational beliefs that lurk beneath.
  • 26 helpful open source network management tools

    Posted October 18, 2011 - 8:00 am

    Here are 26 network management tools based on open source and available at little or no cost.
  • 2011 tech industry graveyard

    Posted October 17, 2011 - 9:01 pm

    WebOS, Cisco Flip camera, Google Labs and the rest: Our list of IT companies, technologies and ideas killed off or headed for the end of life.
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