PATCH TUESDAY FALLOUT: BAD DOCS, BUT SO FAR NO MAJOR PROBLEMS

Microsoft may have fixed July's horrible, no good, very bad patches. Although the initial documentation for this month's patches included...

HOW APPLE COULD REDESIGN MONEY

Like most big corporations, Apple's financial statements always warn that currency fluctuation poses risks to its business performance...

 
 
 

DATA CONVERSION? WHAT COULD BE EASIER?

This small IT service provider has two new customers about a hundred miles apart - and a serious barrier to serving one of them, reports...

BLOCKCHAIN PHASE 2: WILL IT SCALE?

More than one organization has been working on solving a major blockchain conundrum: how to improve sluggish transaction performance....

 
 
 

IDG CONTRIBUTOR NETWORK: MICROSOFT SURFACE GO AND FIRE HD 10 FIT TOGETHER IN THE SAME BAG

I'm a huge Fire user, I have a fleet of the things and virtually every model they make. The one I carry the most is the 10-inch Fire...

A HIDDEN ANDROID PIE SECURITY SETTING EVERYONE SHOULD ENABLE

Google's new Android 9 Pie release has plenty of fresh features and interface changes , but one of the software's most significant...

 
 
 

HOW APPLE'S AI IMAGING VISION MAY SAVE LIVES

Apple's focus on machine intelligence in imaging and digital health technology may become a great recipe for the development of innovative...

BRANDPOST: AN SSD DESIGNED FOR GREATER TOC

For content delivery networks to generate more revenue, they need to deliver more content. However, storing this additional data can...

 
 
 

BRANDPOST: DO RIGHT BY YOUR DATA CENTER WITH SSD TECHNOLOGY

Companies have long relied on solid-state drive technology to power their data centers. But not all SSD tools are built equal. Many...

HEY, HE DID ASK!

Computer reseller pilot fish gets a call one morning from the IT director at a nearby public school system. The problem: Every PC in...

 
 
 

MINGIS ON TECH: 3 BIG TAKEAWAYS FROM ANDROID PIE

So now we know: P is for Pie - as in Android Pie , the latest iteration of Google's mobile OS. It officially arrived Aug. 6, is already...

CHROME 68 TAKES NOTIFICATIONS NATIVE IN WINDOWS 10

Google this week started rolling out a change to Chrome 68 on Windows 10 that uses the operating system's native notification center...

 
 
 

PATCH TUESDAY'S COMING: BLOCK WINDOWS UPDATE AND PRAY WE DON'T GET FOOLED AGAIN

July 2018 patches for both Windows and Office brought bugs and bugs of bugs - many of which haven't been solved, even now. We have...

THE SUMMER 2018 IPHONE REFRESH SPECULATION ROUND-UP

Apple's smartphones are the best-selling mobile device models in the world, particularly among enterprise users, so what should we...

 
 
 

IDG CONTRIBUTOR NETWORK: T-MOBILE LOW PRICED UNLIMITED WIRELESS PLAN IS WHAT MANY USERS WANT

Thank you to T-Mobile for getting it. They finally understand the fact that not every customer wants every bell and whistle connected...

IDG CONTRIBUTOR NETWORK: MICROSOFT SURFACE GO AND KINDLE FIRE HD 10 FIT TOGETHER IN THE SAME BAG

I'm a huge Kindle user, I have a fleet of the things and virtually every model they make. The one I carry the most is the 10-inch Kindle...

 
 
 

MASTERING OUTLOOK AND GOOGLE TWO-WAY CALENDAR SYNCING

Microsoft Outlook is a complex, multifunctional software package, jam-packed with options and features. So, it's somewhat surprising...

WHY IT CONTRACTORS GET GRAY

It's back in the days when hardware is a lot easier to customize, and this pilot fish's company sends him to a customer site far from...

 
 
 

SORRY, GAMERS. MAGIC LEAP MEANS BUSINESS!

Magic Leap is finally here. After seven years of rumors, speculation and hype (not to mention $2.3 billion in funding from major companies...

AIRPODS AREN'T JUST FOR HIPSTERS, THEY'RE ALSO FOR THE ENTERPRISE

I'm seeing AirPods in everyday use increasingly often, and it's got me thinking about the business case of using these things in the...

 
 
 



T-Mobile attempts to reinvent customer service with its new ‘Team of Experts'

T-Mobile attempts to reinvent customer service with its new ‘Team of Experts'

In an attempt to reinvent how it approaches customer care, T-Mobile announced its 'Team of Experts.' Now, when a customer contacts T-Mobile, they're directed to the same team... Read more ...

The Alexa-Cortana crossover is now available to the public

The Alexa-Cortana crossover is now available to the public

More people will be able to access the Alexa-Cortana collaboration their companies unveiled last year, now that the team-up is available as a public preview. Unfortunately, you... Read more ...

Third-party calling apps no longer work with Android 9.0 Pie

Third-party calling apps no longer work with Android 9.0 Pie

There is a lot to love about Android 9.0 Pie. But as users update their phones, they noticed an annoying new issue: Google removed a workaround an Android 9.0 Pie that... Read more ...

New Fortnite patch adds Heavy Sniper and two new game modes

New Fortnite patch adds Heavy Sniper and two new game modes

We've got another somewhat small Fortnite update landing today, but the new weapon it adds could very well be a terror to encounter on the battlefield. Most Fortnite players... Read more ...

T-Mobile's latest Un-carrier move isn't sexy, but it could be a big deal

T-Mobile's latest Un-carrier move isn't sexy, but it could be a big deal

T-Mobile just took the wraps off its latest Un-carrier move, and it's not what anyone was expecting. Instead of rolling out changes to its phone plans or a new TV streaming... Read more ...

Google One launches with cheaper cloud storage plans

Google One launches with cheaper cloud storage plans

For some reason, Google is rebranding Google Drive storage plans under the name Google One. Along with the rebranding, Google is also improving its pricing in ways that give... Read more ...

Dead Cells Vs. Hollow Knight | Versus

Dead Cells Vs. Hollow Knight | Versus

Dead Cells and Hollow Knight are 2 of the very best Metroidvania-style games available on the Nintendo Switch, but which one is the right game for you? Read more ...

Here's how to safely download ‘Fortnite: Battle Royale' on an Android device

Here's how to safely download ‘Fortnite: Battle Royale' on an Android device

'Fortnite: Battle Royale' is one of the biggest games in the world right now, and it's finally on Android, even if getting set up is a bit long-winded. Here's how to play... Read more ...

OneDrive's 'Known Folder Move' now rolling out to everyone

OneDrive's 'Known Folder Move' now rolling out to everyone

The new feature will make sure OneDrive automatically backs up and protects your pictures, documents, and desktop folders. OneDrive is making it a little easier to make sure... Read more ...

Telltale's The Walking Dead: The Final Season Full Release Schedule Revealed

Telltale's The Walking Dead: The Final Season Full Release Schedule Revealed

Telltale Games has announced the release schedule for all four episodes of The Walking Dead: The Final Season. Telltale Games tweeted this news just a day after the release of... Read more ...