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Flash Player Demise on Desktop Inevitable, but Years Away, Say Analysts

Adobe is transitioning from Flash plug-in to HTML5 for desktop browsers, too.

How to Find Out What Employees Really Think

In the past few years, savvy companies have been using text analytics software to analyze positive and negative phrases appearing in social media.

Firms Will Flee Cloud If Lessons From Siri and RIM Outages Not Learned

In light of the recent Apple Siri and RIM BlackBerry outages firms will avoid moving to cloud services unless suppliers stop "designing them to fail."

iPhone Apps: A DIY Skill That's in Big Demand

iPhone developers are in demand across the United States and Canada, causing salaries to skyrocket for those with experience creating complex, mobile...

Amazon Cloud Drive vs. Apple iCloud

Amazon holds the edge, but don't count Apple out.

16 Free Smartphone Apps for Hassle-Free Travel

Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, arm yourself with these smartphone apps to find the best flights, stay on top of details, and know what to do when you arrive.


Employees Refusing to Use Clunky Enterprise Software

Today's tech-savvy workers won't use IT's desk-bound enterprise applications. They want mobile access to corporate data via intuitive interfaces.

Track Cloud Spending With Cloudability

Developers can use Cloudability to track all of their cloud services from one place and to sign up for alarms when they reach spending thresholds.

20 Best Browser Apps of 2011

Whether you want to stay on top of your to-do list, find out who is tracking you online, or sling a few birds at pesky pigs, here are 20 apps that are well worth your time.


Check Out Gmail's New Look: Rolling Out Now

Google has revamped its popular Web-based e-mail service Gmail with a new design, navigation changes, better search options, and HD themes.

Gmail iOS App: 8 Features for the Rumored App

With Google reportedly on the verge of launching a native Gmail app for iOS, here's eight features I'd love to see included in the app.


Are You Ready for Networking in the Cloud?

The introduction of Cloud Networking Services presents the IT infrastructure group with a new challenge.

Apple's Siri Speaks Also on iPhone 4, iPod Touch 4G

A pair hacks the audio "personal assistant" to become nearly fully functional on some other iOS devices.