POLICIES AND PAPER TRAILS - OUR NEW BEST FRIENDS

This IT pilot fish works with lots of sensitive data - and that means really sensitive, such as child abuse investigations. "Until...

BLOCKCHAIN TO GENERATE MORE THAN $10.6B IN REVENUE BY 2023

Driven mainly by financial technology investments, blockchain has seen a fast uptick in adoption for application development and pilot...

 
 
 

IDG CONTRIBUTOR NETWORK: WHAT IS NOW IMPORTANT IN A NEW LAPTOP AND WHY YOU SHOULD CARE

I was at a huge monitor launch event put on by Dell (disclosure: Dell is a client of the author) in New York last week. One of the...

GOOGLE'S MOST ENTHUSIASTIC USERS HAVE GOOD REASON TO BE WARY

If you're reading this column, there's a decent chance you're among Google's most enthusiastic users - y'know, the type of person who's...

 
 
 

ATLASSIAN REVAMPS JIRA SOFTWARE, ADDS ROADMAPS TOOL

Atlassian has overhauled its Jira Software Cloud issue-tracking application, adding a simplified user experience, new third-party integrations...

APPLE'S ACCESSIBILITY SOLUTIONS ARE EMPOWERING LIVES

Accessibility matters, not just to humans but also to enterprises seeking to build diversity in the workplace. How much difference...

 
 
 

PREPARE FOR THE ITIL CERTIFICATION EXAMS WITH THIS $49 TRAINING BUNDLE

Enterprise demands for IT services have grown considerably, so considering a role in IT service management can be a stable and lucrative...

THE BEST OFFICE APPS FOR ANDROID

The days of taking care of business exclusively in an office are over. You've got a powerful productivity gadget in your pocket practically...

 
 
 

THROWBACK THURSDAY: WELL, HE WAS BUSY, OK?

Hurricane Ike 's storm surge hits this Gulf Coast chemical plant and inundates it, reports a pilot fish working there. The aftermath:...

WHAT'S IN THE LATEST CHROME UPDATE?

Google this week upgraded Chrome to version 70, following through on a promise made to disable automatic sign-in after users and privacy...

 
 
 

MICROSOFT PATCH ALERT: OCTOBER'S BEEN A NIGHTMARE

This month's bad patches made headlines. Lots of headlines. For good reason. You have my sympathy if you clicked “Check for updates”...

APPLE WATCH SERIES 4: A REVIEW

Some say discretion is the better part of valour, which means the discreet yet useful Apple Watch Series 4 may be the bravest thing...

 
 
 

REVIEW: GOOGLE'S PIXEL 3 HAS LOOKS AND SMARTS BUT ISN'T THE BEST FOR BIZ

It's going much too far to say that flagship Android smartphones have all become the same, but the differences between their hardware...

BACK PAY PAYBACK

This IT staffer is hoping his pay will go up after his annual review, but that depends on his manager actually doing the review, reports...

 
 
 

PAUL ALLEN, MICROSOFT CO-FOUNDER, DIES AT 65

Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, died Monday in Seattle from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma , his family said in a statement....

GOOGLE AIMS PLUS AT THE ENTERPRISE AS CONSUMER SIDE FALTERS

Google will aim Google Plus solely at enterprise users as it shuts down consumer access to its ailing social network over the next...

 
 
 

THOUGHTS ON THE AMBITION OF APPLE WATCH

Siri Shortcuts, your Apple Watch, and various sensors and biometrics mean the wearable device will become critical to your identity,...

THE PIXEL SLATE REALITY PEOPLE SEEM TO BE MISSING

Reading coverage of Google's newly announced Pixel Slate - the two-in-one device that's both an Android-like tablet and Surface-like...

 
 
 

BIG BROWSERS TO PULL SUPPORT PLUG FOR TLS 1.0 AND 1.1 ENCRYPTION PROTOCOLS IN EARLY '20

The makers of the four biggest browsers all said Monday that their applications will drop support for the TLS 1.0 and 1.1 encryption...

3., 2., 1? HOW COMPLAINTS TAMED MICROSOFT'S AGGRESSIVE FEATURE UPGRADE STRATEGY

Microsoft has jiggered and rejiggered Windows 10's release and support model enough times to befuddle even the most astute follower....

 
 
 



Apple iPhone XS Max Silicone Case review: The four-month evaluation

Apple iPhone XS Max Silicone Case review: The four-month evaluation

If you'd asked me a little over a year ago, I might have told you that Apple's silicone iPhone cases were among the worst products on its shelves. Friends who'd bought them for... Read more ...

Apple announces October 30 event; updated iPad Pro expected

Apple announces October 30 event; updated iPad Pro expected

Over the past month, numerous reports have pointed towards a second hardware event by Apple at the end of October. This morning, the world's most valuable company confirmed... Read more ...

Nintendo Switch eShop sale discounts Mega Man, Okami HD

Nintendo Switch eShop sale discounts Mega Man, Okami HD

Nintendo's latest eShop sale offers discounts on the Mega Man franchise, as well as Okami HD and a variety of indie games. Below is a highlight of some of the most notable... Read more ...

Costco's iPhone XR offer nets you up to $390 in a trade-in rebate from T-Mobile

Costco's iPhone XR offer nets you up to $390 in a trade-in rebate from T-Mobile

Select Costco locations will have the iPhone XR for up to $390 off, after a trade-in rebate for your old phone via T-Mobile. You need to submit the rebate request in the link... Read more ...

ASUS ROG Phone's Wallpapers Are Now Available To Download

ASUS ROG Phone's Wallpapers Are Now Available To Download

In Short: The ASUS ROG Phone's official wallpapers are now available to download, just in case you're interested. These wallpapers were provided via Reddit, by a Reddit use... Read more ...

Canon will reportedly launch two new EOS R mirrorless cameras in 2019

Canon will reportedly launch two new EOS R mirrorless cameras in 2019

Following the launch of Canon's first full-frame mirrorless camera, the EOS R, in September, we expect Canon's range of full-frame mirrorless cameras to grow fairly quickly in... Read more ...

How to upgrade your PS4 hard drive to 4TB or more

How to upgrade your PS4 hard drive to 4TB or more

When the PlayStation 4 was first released, 500GB of storage seemed ample. It soon turned out not to be, however, with game file sizes expanding at a fair rate of knots. Take... Read more ...

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 dépasse les 500 millions de dollars de ventes...

Call of Duty:  Black Ops 4 dépasse les 500 millions de dollars de ventes dans le monde

Le nouvel opus de la licence Call of Duty de l'éditeur américain Activision a généré plus d'un demi-milliard de dollars le week-end de sa sortie. Read more ...

Facebook has hired Britain's former deputy prime minister as its global...

Facebook has hired Britain's former deputy prime minister as its global comms chief

Facebook has hired the UK's former deputy prime minister Nick Clegg to head up its global communications team, in a move that will doubtless cause shockwaves in the UK... Read more ...

Win a 65-inch 4K TV and Black Ops Pass with Call of Duty: BO4

Win a 65-inch 4K TV and Black Ops Pass with Call of Duty: BO4

If you think you rule at Call of Duty: Black Ops 4's Blackout mode then now is the time to prove it, because we're giving an epic prize to whoever can pull off the best... Read more ...