Articles By IDG News Service

Facebook gets boost from new iOS 6 and WordPress integration

Apple's announcement that it's integrating Facebook into its operating system software should be welcome news for a social network that's taken a lot of hits in recent weeks."Facebook is a company that could use some

Published on: June 12th, 2012 IDG News Service

Is it a laptop or a tablet?

 by James Niccolai and Michael Kan One thing apparent at Computex this week is that computer makers really aren't sure what consumers want in a PC, and they're throwing everything at the wall

Published on: June 7th, 2012 IDG News Service

ooVoo brings video chat to Facebook

One of Google+’s most attractive features is the free group video chat service called Google Hangouts. Soon Facebook users will be able to enjoy a similar experience, although no thanks to the social

Published on: May 23rd, 2012 IDG News Service

Sony links devices together with Nasne media hub

Sony Corp. has unveiled the Nasne, a media hub that records TV and serves it up to its other multimedia devices like tablets and video game consoles.Sony's tablets, Xperia smartphones and the Vita

Published on: May 22nd, 2012 IDG News Service

Embracing the BYOD trend: Tips for your business

By Daniel Reio Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) — a term which refers to employees bringing their own mobile devices into the workplace for business purposes — is one of the hottest acronyms

Published on: May 9th, 2012 IDG News Service

4 strategies to become a true social business

by Jon Ferrara You and I may be fully participating in popular social media like Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, but I'll bet your company isn't -- at least as well as it could

Published on: April 3rd, 2012 IDG News Service

Can RIM make a comeback?

by Ian Paul Blackberry-maker Research In Motion just can't catch a break. A week ago, a report claimed the BlackBerry was finally less popular than Apple's iPhone in RIM's home and native land

Published on: March 30th, 2012 IDG News Service

iPad battery fears unwarranted

by Lex Friedman Your new iPad’s battery is fine. Despite some media reports suggesting that Apple’s newest tablet suffers from a pair of battery-related issues, –Macworld‘s own research concludes that the third-generation iPad’s

Published on: March 26th, 2012 IDG News Service

6 Key features to look for in a collaboration tool

by Robert Strohmeyer Whether your company is a small shop of just a few intensely hard-working pros or a large venture with hundreds of workers, good communication is critical to your success.   And

Published on: March 19th, 2012 IDG News Service

Botnets and future threats

By Paul Comessotti and Kellman Meghu (This blog is the continuation of Botnets – The hacker’s backdoor to your network) Looking at the evolution of the bot threat, the first bot, "GMBot", was

Published on: March 14th, 2012 IDG News Service

Botnets – The hacker’s backdoor to your network

  by Paul Comessotti and Kellman Meghu Botnets are one of the most significant network security threats facing organizations today. Compromising anywhere from a few thousand to well over a million systems, botnets

Published on: March 14th, 2012 IDG News Service

4 things the iPad 4 should have

      by Brad Reed Even though Apple has just unveiled its new iPad, it's never too soon to start thinking about the future: namely the iPad 4.   And that's why,

Published on: March 7th, 2012 IDG News Service

Halo effect moves from iPod to iPhone

  by Philip Michaels The halo is back. Only this time, Apple says it's casting a much wider reach. If your interest in Apple dates back at least a decade, you may remember

Published on: February 23rd, 2012 IDG News Service

Entrepreneurs try their luck in Vegas

"When you've got a lot of angry zombies coming at you, you really don't want to have to look away from the screen..."Jeffery Smith, 50, slips into his sales pitch in booth number

Published on: January 13th, 2012 IDG News Service

Who needs a Quad-Core mobile device for work?

by Joseph Fieber Nvidia's Tegra 2 dual-core processor powers many of the phones and tablets on the market, and it's similar to the one found in Apple's iPad 2. That could change soon,

Published on: November 10th, 2011 IDG News Service