Articles By Tony Bradley

Five fabulous Windows Phone 7 features

It's not here yet, but next week Microsoft is hosting a media event where it is expected to unveil launch details for the highly-anticipated Windows Phone 7 platform. With Microsoft's virtual absence from

Published on: October 11th, 2010 Tony Bradley

Sandboxing makes Adobe Reader more secure

Adobe released a major security update for Adobe Reader and Acrobat yesterday--a week ahead of the quarterly release scheduled for next Tuesday. At the same time, Adobe provided a glimpse at how "sandboxing"

Published on: October 7th, 2010 Tony Bradley

Five things iPad 2 needs to keep rivals at bay

If Apple had any doubt when it launched the iPad, it seems clear by this point that competition in the tablet arena will be fierce. Apple will not enjoy the same two year

Published on: September 30th, 2010 Tony Bradley

How to claim your business in Facebook Places

If your business is a brick and mortar location that customers visit in person, odds are good that it will end up in Facebook Places whether you put it there or not. Even

Published on: September 29th, 2010 Tony Bradley

Mobile app developers favour Android over iOS

More developers are actively engaged in creating iPhone and iPad apps than apps for other mobile platforms today, but a new survey from Appcelerator indicates the momentum is shifting. Android is closing the

Published on: September 28th, 2010 Tony Bradley

Google Apps boosts security with two-factor authentication

Google announced that it is implementing two-factor authentication for Google Apps to improve security. The introduction of more stringent authentication controls removes one of the hurdles for businesses to embrace Google Apps and

Published on: September 21st, 2010 Tony Bradley

‘Open source Facebook’ unlocks social networking for businesses

The code was released to the public for a new social network designed to deliver the benefits of Facebook without the privacy concerns. The project called Diaspora, has potential as a tool for

Published on: September 17th, 2010 Tony Bradley

“Here You Have” malware takes online world by storm

A worm known affectionately as "Here You Have" based on the subject line of the infected e-mail used to propagate it has quickly spread into a global malware attack. The efficacy of the

Published on: September 14th, 2010 Tony Bradley

Google Instant search could grow beyond the Web

The new Google Instant search reveals streaming Web search results as fast as you type. As awesome as the concept might be, though, the results are confined to the Web. Google has the

Published on: September 14th, 2010 Tony Bradley

Google Realtime search a powerful business tool

Google added new functionality to its real-time search engine, and moved it from an obscure feature buried in the options on the left pane of the standard Google search, to its own Web

Published on: August 30th, 2010 Tony Bradley

Be like Facebook — dump IE6

Facebook is ending support for Internet Explorer 6. Granted, it is only pulling the plug on IE6 in its chat function, but the move by Facebook is the latest effort to shift away

Published on: August 29th, 2010 Tony Bradley

RIM buys Cellmania in hopes of a better App World

Research in Motion (RIM) has acquired Cellmania, an established app store infrastructure developer, in an apparent attempt to zap some life into its App World 2.0 app store for BlackBerry smartphones. Cellmania may

Published on: August 26th, 2010 Tony Bradley

Apple readies iPhone 4 problem-solving update

Following a couple random rumors that iOS 4.1 is impending, a stereotypically terse response apparently sent from Steve Jobs' iPhone confirms that the highly anticipated update is, in fact, "coming soon." This will

Published on: August 24th, 2010 Tony Bradley

Google CEO dwells on dangers of social networking

Google CEO Eric Schmidt fears that too much information is shared online, and predicts that people will one day change their name and reinvent themselves in order to escape their digital past. That

Published on: August 19th, 2010 Tony Bradley

Apps to boost your iPhone productivity

With 200,000 apps available, it is a virtual certainty that no matter what you want to do on the iPhone, "there's an app for that". However, 200,000 apps also means that there are

Published on: August 9th, 2010 Tony Bradley