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OS X now built with Metal

09 Jun 2015 by
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OS X now built with Metal

At the recent Worldwide Developer Conference, Apple released OS X El Capitan, which brings with it enhancements to window management, built-in apps and incorporates Metal, which will offer users a system-wide performance increase.

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Apple Music tunes in to worldwide streaming radio

09 Jun 2015 by
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Apple Music tunes in to worldwide streaming radio

Apple last night made the long-awaited announcement of Apple Music, an app that brings users’ own collections together with a global music radio station.

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Apple unveils iOS 9 ... and multitasking

09 Jun 2015 by
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Apple unveils iOS 9 ...  and multitasking

At its Worldwide Developer Conference in San Francisco last night, Apple unveiled iOS 9, giving a preview of new iPhone, iPad and iPod touch software that will be available later in the year.

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IBM takes analytics on a Journey

13 May 2015 by
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IBM takes analytics on a Journey

At the IBM Amplify conference in San Diego this week, IBM announced key products that combine cloud-based design and data to move from "analytics to action".

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Veeam offers free Endpoint backup

04 May 2015 by
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Veeam offers free Endpoint backup

Endpoint backup has been a tedious task that most know they should be doing but are not. Veeam has announced Veeam Endpoint Backup Free, a solution that needs very little administration that automatically backs up a company’s endpoint computers.

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Windows opens door to iOS, Android, Mac, Linux

30 Apr 2015 by
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Windows opens door to iOS, Android, Mac, Linux

Microsoft announced at its Build 2015 conference yesterday that Windows 10 will allow developers to reuse code written to create apps for Android, iOS and other platforms.  

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Google Maps puts Robben Island into Street View

24 Apr 2015 by
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Google Maps puts Robben Island into Street View

Never been on the tour of Robben Island? Well now there is an app for that and it comes from Google, which offers Street View imagery as well as an audio-visual tour offering insights into Nelson Mandela’s cell and Robert Sobukwe’s house.

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Mimecast tool cuts data leaks

23 Apr 2015 by
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Mimecast tool cuts data leaks

Mimecast has announced Mimecast Secure Messaging, a new service to help employees send and receive sensitive or confidential information via e-mail.

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Theft-proof tracking for tablets

22 Apr 2015 by
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Theft-proof tracking for tablets

Samsung and Absolute Solutions have developed a security solution that allows scholars and parents to track their stolen tablets - even if the device has been wiped and the software reinstalled.

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Never look at your phone again while driving

20 Apr 2015 by
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Never look at your phone again while driving

Cellphones have become a huge distraction in the car, often causing accidents as drivers become more focused on their messages than getting getting to their destination in one piece. However, Project Ray has developed a system that aims to keep people concentrating on their driving, writes LIRON SEGEV.

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