10+ ARKIT APPS YOU'LL WANT TO USE TODAY

If you've upgraded to iOS 11 you may want to take time to explore some of the more interesting ARKit apps I've come across. Stephanie...

CAN AMAZON TRULY BECOME A MOBILE PAYMENT POWER?

In the U.S., mobile payment schemes are numerous but only a few have gained any traction ( Apple Pay , Samsung Pay , Chase Pay , Vodafone...

 
 
 

PRAGMATIC PROGRAMMING, REDEFINED

Flashback a few decades to when this programmer pilot fish is on the team developing a large, complex turnkey business system running...

GOOGLE'S HTC MOVE BORROWS FROM APPLE'S PLAYBOOK

Google's $1.1 billion acquisition of HTC's smartphone engineering arm is not a direct assault against its chief rival, Apple. But it...

 
 
 

WHERE WE STAND WITH MESSY SEPTEMBER WINDOWS AND .NET PATCHES

This month's Windows and .Net patches hold all sorts of nasty surprises - some acknowledged, some not, some easy to skirt, some waiting...

KEYBASE TAKES ON SLACK WITH NEW END-TO-END ENCRYPTED TEAM MESSAGING TOOL

Keybase has unveiled a Slack-style team messaging service that promises to protect private communications with end-to-end encryption....

 
 
 

PERSONALIZED IPHONE HEALTHCARE FOR THE REST OF US? DOCTELLA HAS AN APP FOR THAT

Apple's health-related solutions open the door to a new era of c onnected and personalized digital health , but the cost of app development...

IDG CONTRIBUTOR NETWORK: MICROSOFT SECURITY STOPPED BEING AN OXYMORON WITH THE ACQUISITION OF HEXADITE

One of the most frustrating things to watch during the early years of Microsoft (Disclosure: Microsoft is a client of the author) was...

 
 
 

GOOGLE TIGHTENS GRIP ON ANDROID HARDWARE WITH HTC DEAL

Google is buying its way back into the smartphone business, almost four years after selling its stake in Motorola Mobility to Lenovo....

HOW WINDOWS 10 S IS DIFFERENT FROM THE WINDOWS 10 YOU KNOW

The sleek new Surface Laptop comes with it, and so do $300 two-in-one tablet PCs for education. But exactly what is Windows 10 S, and...

 
 
 

WELL, WHAT ELSE WOULD YOU CALL IT?

Like most IT shops, the place where this pilot fish works tries to give names to servers and printers that make sense. "We want the...

APPLE UPGRADES SAFARI FOR OLDER VERSIONS OF MACOS

Apple upgraded the macOS Safari browser to version 11 this week, adding a feature that has drawn the ire of the online advertising...

 
 
 

MINGIS ON TECH: ANDROID VS. IOS - HOW THE TWO MOBILE OSES COMPARE

It was supposed to be a genteel discussion, a dispassionate side-by-side comparison of Apple's iOS and Google's Android: How they stack...

COMING SOON TO THE OFFICE: IOS 11'S AUGMENTED REALITY

With the official launch of iOS 11 this week, Apple has introduced more PC-like capabilities to its mobile devices - especially the...

 
 
 

TOWER OF BABEL OUTLOOK 2007 SECURITY PATCH KB 4011086 YANKED, REPLACED

With one month left until Outlook 2007 hits end of life, Microsoft released a fix yesterday for the September security patch's polyglot...

DEVELOPERS RACE TO SUPPORT IOS 11 AND ITS FILES APP

It looks like developers were just waiting for Apple to introduce the Files app in iOS 11. Within hours of the introduction of the...

 
 
 

DEVELOPERS ARE RACING TO SUPPORT IOS 11 AND ITS FILES APP

It looks like developers were just waiting for Apple to introduce the Files app in iOS 11. Within just hours of the introduction of...

WHAT IS TRELLO? A GUIDE TO ATLASSIAN'S COLLABORATION AND WORK MANAGEMENT TOOL

Trello has grown quickly since it spun off from software firm Fog Creek three years ago, adding millions of users every few months....

 
 
 

8 FREE SHAREPOINT TOOLS TO MAKE IT ADMINS SMILE

Microsoft SharePoint comes with a lot in the box, but many say the real strength of any software product is in the ecosystem that surrounds...

JUST THINK OF IT AS INTERACTIVE DEBUGGING

It's the early 1970s, and students in this university engineering course write their Fortran programs on paper, have them punched onto...

 
 
 



Got an iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus? Do these 10 things first

Got an iPhone 8 or iPhone 8 Plus? Do these 10 things first

Well, you did it. You pulled the trigger on a shiny new iPhone 8 or 8 Plus. Nice! Before you head out to take a squillion photos or plop it down on your new wireless charging... Read more ...

Apple iPhone 8 First Look

Apple iPhone 8 First Look

Hands-on the newly launched gold iPhone 8. Starting at $699, the new iPhone 8 features a glass body, wireless charging, improved camera, iOS 11 and louder speakers. How do you... Read more ...

Google Pixel 2: release date, features, price and everything we know

Google Pixel 2: release date, features, price and everything we know

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London is open.except for Uber - Mayor Sadiq Khan says firm should ‘play by...

London is open.except for Uber - Mayor Sadiq Khan says firm should ‘play by the rules'

Uber has sensationally been stripped of it's London operating license , with TfL ruling that the ride-hailing app company will be barred from operating within the M25. The... Read more ...

Best Qi Wireless Chargers for Your iPhone 8 or iPhone X

Best Qi Wireless Chargers for Your iPhone 8 or iPhone X

Cut the cord for your iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X with a convenient wireless charger that supports the Qi standard. Read more ...

Sometimes the internet is good - at least, to this 8-year-old girl who loves...

Sometimes the internet is good - at least, to this 8-year-old girl who loves bugs

As I hate bugs with every cell of my body, it's rare that a bug story makes me feel toasty inside. But thanks to Sophia Spencer, an 8-year-old girl who adores bugs, I'm... Read more ...

Don't underestimate the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

Don't underestimate the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus

Any other year, the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus would feel, well, magical. Apple‘s two new smartphones address some long-standing complaints from iPhone owners, like including... Read more ...

Amazon could be gearing up for a brand new Kindle

Amazon could be gearing up for a brand new Kindle

Amazon's wide ranging Kindle line has a model to suit all readers and budgets. At the moment its top-tier offering for the dedicated bookworm is the Kindle Oasis but that could... Read more ...

New Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon trailer shows off surfing on a Mantine

New Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon trailer shows off surfing on a Mantine

Pokémon Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon, the next iteration of the classic Pokémon series, comes with a couple of additions that have been showcased in the Pokémon Company's latest... Read more ...

IPhone 8 is seeing some tiny launch day lines

IPhone 8 is seeing some tiny launch day lines

Apple Stores are usually faced with intimidatingly long lines on the morning of a new iPhone launch, but that largely didn't seem to the case today. As various reports and... Read more ...