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[TA Deals] Become an Amazon Web Services master with this bundle (87% off)

Amazon Web Services, the company’s cloud computing platform, is being used by people and businesses around the world. There are services and tools …

Cloud Computing

Reduce data usage, turn on data compression in Chrome - Android customization

Did you get around to turning tabs back on in Chrome through last week’s Android customization post? If your Recents list is a little cluttered, you might want to give it a go. This week, we continue to tweak Chrome, in an effort to help you reduce data consumption, speed up web page load times and …

Google

Your next phone could have USB Type-C (and that's a good thing)

These powerful, reversible charging ports are all the rage, and are coming to a phone near you. Here's everything you need to know as new USB-C phones rush out.<p>There's a tiny-but-terrific change happening in phoneland. USB Type-C, or USB-C is a new protocol for the charger port phone makers are …

Gear & Gadgets

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Amazon shares pop 15% on strong Q2 revenue of $23.18B and EPS of $0.19

Amazon announced quarterly earnings per share of $0.19 on revenue of $23.18 billion today. The company saw a net income of $92 million.<p>Analysts anticipated earnings of -$0.14 a share on revenue of $22.39 billion.<p>Amazon’s Web Services division showed especially strong growth, with revenue of $1.82 …

The 15 best features of iOS 9, in GIFs

The latest version of iOS has arrived.<p>Apple released a public beta of iOS 9 last week, an update that brings the company's News app, a revamped Siri …

Upcoming Webinar: ShareFile's Top 5 Features for Business Efficiency

• Cloud Services<br>• Jul 13, 2015<p>Upcoming Webinar: ShareFile’s Top 5 Features for Business Efficiency<p>Mike Ulaky<p><b>Ever wonder which ShareFile features gets</b> …

Commodore returns as a 5.5-inch, nostalgia-powered smartphone

It hasn't been a legitimate name in computing for over 20 years, but somehow the Commodore brand always manages to find a way back into our lives. In 2004, it came back as a simple TV-Game joystick. In 2011, Commodore USA sold gaming PCs stuffed into retro-styled keyboard chassis. Today, the brand …

Troubleshooting Slow Logons via PowerShell

Learn how to troubleshoot slow logons with a PowerShell script from ControlUp.<p>Bookmark Video<p><i>You May Also Like:</i>

XenApp – XenDesktop: What Crypto is My Session Using?

<b>ICA encryption with XenApp and XenDesktop comes in 3 flavors: Basic, SecureICA and TLS.</b><p>As a user, the remoted graphics look the same no matter how …

Expanding Linux and OSS Support on Azure

Azure is a first class platform for Linux and open source technology, with a growing list of OSS solutions in the marketplace, Linux extensions, and …

Google Introduces New Open Format And Developer Tools For Working With BLE Beacons

Google today introduced a number of new products around Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) beacons in an effort to challenge Apple’s iBeacon ecosystem.<p>These new products include a new open beacon format, tools and APIs for building apps and services on top of beacons, and a new developer-centric service …

Internet of Things

Citrix Future Vision

@XDtipster: Linux VDA setup on CentOS 6.6, Part 3

<b><br>Welcome to the third and final part of my Linux VDA on CentOS 6.6 Blog series… (Nearly there!!!)</b><p>If you have just stumbled across this post and would …

Three Steps to Windows 10 Support Migration

Who really controls an upgrade to Windows 10?<p>I think we all know that on July 29, Microsoft will be releasing its latest upgrade–Windows 10–as a free …