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Six Clicks: Scariest Tech Trends of 2014

Yes, it's Halloween of 2014, and we're here to revisit the technologies that are so frightening, they'll make you evacuate from multiple "interfaces".

iPad Air 2: Overkill and underwhelming

Apple's newest tablet is their thinnest and most powerful yet. So why am I disappointed?

Credit card fraud can be stopped. Here's how.

After $4,000 of fraudulent charges from Brazil on my AMEX, I'm chasing down all my auto-payment accounts and frequently used commerce sites. Again.

IBM's future: 6 things it needs to thrive

The GlobalFoundries semiconductor factory deal is only part of the recipe for Big Blue's ongoing survival. Here are a few other things that Armonk needs in order to maintain relevancy for the next decade and beyond.

Kindle Voyage: With the best e-reader, old eyes can do new tricks

For aging eyes, busy bookworms, or anyone tired of squinting when they read, Amazon has the prescription.

iPad: Art object or enterprise tablet?

If Cupertino wants to stave off that iPad sales slowdown, then it has to change the recipe. Or at least add some new dishes to the menu.

OtterBox Defender for iPhone 6

Worried about getting the "bends" with Apple's latest smartphone? OtterBox has you covered.

Six Clicks: Shopping around for cloud storage

SANs maxxed out? In the market for cheap enterprise cloud storage? Here's the skinny to help you make an informed decision.

Apple: Fashion over function doesn't mean business

No-one will deny that Cupertino's products are fashionable and beautifully-designed. But that doesn't make them enterprise-grade.

If Apple can't stream an iPhone 6 event, is there really an enterprise story?

Only a week after a public relations fiasco involving high-profile iCloud account breaches, Cupertino fails to reliably stream their iPhone 6 and Apple Watch event. This begs the question: can Apple be trusted to do anything enterprise-grade at all?

Consumer cloud storage needs to be enterprise class too: ask Jennifer Lawrence

We treat consumer cloud services as if they are expected to be less robust and less secure than the clouds we use for mission-critical data. But that should not be the case.

Why I ditched my servers for the Cloud

Old habits die hard. But it no longer made sense for me to maintain my own systems anymore.

Our smartphone-obsessed society will leave behind few digital Mona Lisas

A de-emphasis on the permanence of expression as well as a lack of desire to preserve digital content will almost certainly result in the loss of many culturally significant works.

Apple, kindly fix your Wi-Fi on iOS

The latest Wi-Fi routers use 40Mhz channels for best throughput on the 2.4Ghz band. Problem: iOS only supports 20Mhz.

Six clicks: Ways to keep your tech, your home, and yourself cool

Trying not to overheat this summer? Here is some (literally) cool tech for you.

To the Moon: 45 years after Apollo 11

A new generation of manned missions to the moon by NASA is not a certainty, but many of the parts are being put into place to make it possible.

To the Moon: Rocketdyne, Keeper of the Flame

Our third installment in our series is about Rocketdyne, the company which built and designed the mighty rocket engines for the Saturn V.

To the Moon: Grumman, One Giant Landing for Mankind

Our third installment in our series is about Grumman, the company which built the Lunar Module (LEM) which made the historic manned landing on the Moon's surface on July 20, 1969.

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