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  • 28 pieces of sensible computing advice everyone should read

    Technology never stops moving foward. Hardware gets faster, and operating systems gain new features and (we hope) finesse. This is natural computing law.

  • The iPad 2012: Your ultimate remote desktop?

    Businesses love Apple?s iPad. They use the tablets in myriad ways, from airline pilot flight manuals to hospital charts to point-of-sale terminals. The updated specs of the iPad 3, announced today, should make the tablet even better at something it already does well: enabling remote desktop access.

  • Top Windows 8 features IT admins should be aware of

    Upgrades, system migration, support headaches; IT folks are probably dreading the next major Windows roll-out. Yet Windows 8, which is scheduled to move to the beta stage in late February and will likely launch in the autumn, does offer several compelling new features for both IT and end users.

  • Are we running out of wireless bandwidth?

    Wireless bandwidth is like land in Manhattan; it's extremely valuable, because they're not making more of it.

  • Gigabit wireless gets closer as 802.11ac standard approved

    One gigabit wireless LAN products should enter the retail channel for the 2012 holiday season thanks to the fact that the 802.11 working group concluded balloting on the proposed 802.11ac standard last summer, meaning enterprise-focused products should follow in 2013.

  • Three ways the iPhone 4S beats its predecessor

    The new iPhone 4S has three important wireless networking enhancements that its predecessor lacked, including dual-network world phone capabilities.

  • The future of wireless networking architecture

    With ever more devices needing greater throughput for video and voice content, today's wireless hub-and-spoke network architecture is showing its age. What's needed is a wireless LAN (WLAN) solution capable of greater intelligence at the network's edge to optimise traffic flow without compromising security or quality of service and driving up cost.

  • How to build a wireless network

    In the Wild West of mobility, you'll need to support all kinds of consumer devices that tap into your wireless network. How Bryant & Stratton College's CIO Ernest Lehman created a blueprint for a secure wireless network that could be rolled out to the campuses.

  • Russian spies thwarted by technology failings

    The Russian ring charged this week with spying on the United States faced some of the common security problems that plague many companies - misconfigured wireless networks, users writing passwords on slips of paper and laptop help desk issues that take months to resolve. In addition, the alleged conspirators used a range of technologies to pass data among themselves and back to their handlers in Moscow including PC-to-PC open wireless networking and digital steganography to hide messages and retrieve them from images on websites.

  • Apple Tablet event: Live countdown

    All the rumours and all the facts from the Apple product launch in Yerba Buena Gardens.

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