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The Web at 25: Used by the Majority, with Some Reservations

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Some 76 percent of those surveyed by the Project said the Internet was “good” for society, while 15 percent said “bad.” continue…

Windows 8 Still Lagging Windows 7 in Sales

Microsoft has sold 200 million copies of Windows 8 in 15 months. That’s not enough to overtake Windows 7’s adoption rate. continue…

If Surface 2 Didn’t Sell, Microsoft’s In-House Tablets Are Done

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The second time needs to prove the charm for Microsoft’s tablet-laptop-hybrid thingies. continue…

HP Taking a Run at Phablets

Hewlett-Packard sees Android as its best chance for getting back into the mobile-device market after its webOS debacle. continue…

Windows 9 Already?

With Windows 8 reportedly tanking, the next version of the OS is on an accelerated schedule. continue…

Latest Android Figures Suggest Fragmentation Alive and Well

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The latest version of the popular mobile OS, KitKat, holds a mere 1.4 percent of the Android market. continue…

Corning Unveils Anti-Microbial Gorilla Glass

Bonded with ionic silver, the glass is partially intended for industries where a lot of people tap and swipe the same touch-screens. continue…

Resources for Building Web Apps in a BYOD World

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Web apps are probably the closest programmers are going to get to the “write once, deploy anywhere” ideal. These apps are best suited for users that need to collaborate, share, publish and/or distribute data. Often, the “heavy lifting” for a Web app is done on the server side. They’re available anywhere there’s a Web browser and an Internet connection. This makes them ideal for a BYOD environment. No matter which device a user is carrying, it will have some form… continue…

At CES, PC Makers Pitch Win8/Android, Laptop/Tablet Combos

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New PC hardware standard may focus on being all things to all end users. continue…

HP Cuts 5,000 More Jobs Amid Drought in PC Sales

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Hewlett-Packard cuts more jobs as economy, tablet sales continue to hurt global market for PCs and other hardware. continue…