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  • iPad 3 Is Coming, but Is It Worth an Upgrade?

    Apple’s introduction of the iPad 3 is cleverly planned to coincide with the massive CeBIT trade show in Hannover, Germany, in early March. This means that I’ll be forced to miss the lines that are sure to stretch for blocks, the madness, the pepper-spraying of fellow customers. But I’ll still have to make a decision about whether to drop another $500 on a second iPad, assuming Apple keeps the same pricing structure it has in the past, which it ...

    Posted at February 13, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Congress, FCC Auctioning Spectrum to Raise Money for Tax Cuts

    The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate, in a rare show of bipartisan action, have approved a bill that would continue the payroll tax cut of 2011 for all of 2012. The bill, known as the “Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012” (HR3630), includes a spectrum auction provision as a way to help the federal government pay for the bill. The provisions appear in Title VI of the bill, which is expected to be signed into law ...

    Posted at February 18, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
  • Microsoft ‘Visual Studio 11` and .NET 4.5 Betas Set for Feb. 29

    Microsoft announced that it will deliver beta versions of Visual Studio 11 and the .NET Framework 4.5 on Feb. 29. In a “sneak peak” with press and analysts on Feb. 23, Microsoft shared some information on what will be in the next major version of its flagship development tools suite, code-named “Visual Studio 11.” S. “Soma” Somasegar, corporate vice president of Microsoft’s Developer Division, said the new toolset focuses on three primary themes: modern ...

    Posted at February 23, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment
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  • Facebook, Angry Birds Top BYOD Blacklist: Zenprise

    Mobile device management software makers continue to find interesting ways to slice and dice information related to the burgeoning bring-your-own-device, or BYOD, trend in the corporate workplace. Enter Zenprise, which found out that Facebook, Angry Birds and Web browsers were blocked or closely monitored for malicious activity on smartphones and tablets used by some of its customers. These apps were what Zenprise categorized as blacklisted apps. Meanwhile, traditional, enterprise-ready applications, such as Citrix and Adobe, were frequently given the green light because they were required, ...

    Posted at March 5, 2012 | By : | Categories : Blog | 0 Comment