Mobile applications offer new revenue streams, a direct channel to customers, and an exciting new experience for developers. They can also compromise…
The $150 Kano computer that kids (or anyone else) can build themselves and then use to learn to code, is now available to anyone. My 8-year-old daughter and I took one for a spin.
Thousands of websites may have inadvertently introduced the Heartbleed bug to their servers in an effort to secure themselves from the vulnerability. In today’s era of web security, it’s probably not a good idea to fix something in your system just because you think it may be broken.
Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus might seem strange at the outset, but it could have a big payoff in the not-too-distant future.
The enterprise is adopting disparate services and using them to build federated applications as opposed to deeply integrated and less flexible programs. Orchestrate thinks it has a solution for the database drama that can ensue.
Chris Fenton and Andras Tantos decided they wanted a model of the famed supercomputer for their desk. It turned out to be a more complicated project than expected.
You’ve moved your business to the cloud and all is going well. Then it happens.
For most people, the only data they’ll ever really see about themselves are the pretty charts generated by applications like Mint or Jawbone. Some people take their personal data a little more seriously, tracking their lives for years, then showing the world what that looks like.
An out-of-work truck driver from California made headlines on Friday when he turned the tables on AT&T, and stuck it to the phone giant in small claims court over his data plan…
Now that Google has brought its Chrome browser to desktops, laptops, Chromebooks (remember those?) and, just today, to Android 4.0 tablets and smartphones, where will Chrome appear next? For $60, it can be on your wrist, but don’t expect to browse for anything but the time.
After my Gmail account was hijacked last year, I looked into Google’s two-step verification process. It relies on your having your smartphone with you, even when logging in on a PC. Here are two ways to use your smartphone to better protect your Google account access.
My primary phone is the iPhone. I love the beauty of it. But I wish it did all the things my Android…
If you are looking to cloud computing to simplify your IT environment, I’m afraid I have bad news for you. For every problem eliminated by choosing cloud, it just creates more problems you remain accountable for— and perhaps some that you never had to face before.
Damien Katz says it’s time for him and the CouchDB team to focus on building up CouchBase Server for business customers. For some, this move re-ignites the always-simmering debate about the benefits and deficits of open-source software development.
As the market for Bluetooth 4.0 health monitoring gadgets is about to kick off next year, some companies are wasting no time, announcing products now. Wahoo’s new BlueHR heart monitor will debut for $79.99 and uses the low-powered wireless protocol with several existing iPhone 4S apps.
Analysis by Xyologic found that of the top 150 apps downloaded on each the iPhone and Android in 2011, Android leaned toward apps, with 85 of 150 being non-gaming apps, while 100 of the top 150 apps on the iPhone were games.
Grady Booch, IBM’s chief scientist, has launched a Kickstarter project for a multi-media documentary series called Computing: the Human Experience. The project looks to shed a light on computing much like Carl Sagan’s Cosmos TV series made learning about the universe exciting.
It can be hard to remember to routinely clean out your computer. That’s why having a day devoted to making sure that your computer is working well and that you can find anything you need on it is a good idea.
I’ve finally got computer glasses, after years of gradually increasing difficulty focusing at mid-range between distance and close-up vision. My optometrist first…
A day after millions of consumers were excited to read that the top cell phone makers were rallying behind a universal charger,…
For quite some time, I’ve been in the market for a pair of speakers to match with my Mac(s). I don’t care…
French tech publisher Bestofmedia raised $35 million earlier this summer, and now it’s spending some of it… The parent of Tom’s Guide has…