Hero hacks: 14 Raspberry Pi projects primed for IT

VoIP PBXes, NTP servers, Web-controlled power strips -- hack together one of these handy, cheap solutions for the server closet and beyond

Apple's most important iPhone upgrades over the years

Seven years after its initial launch, the iPhone has come a long way in terms of its feature set...  more

Wzor predicts demise of Windows 8, Windows 9 to arrive in the fall

Russian leaker says Windows 8.1 Update 2 puts the final nail in the Win8 coffin, and Microsoft is working on activation methods for Windows 9... more

14 excellent reasons to use F#

F# makes it easy to write concise code to solve complex problems on all the major desktop and mobile platforms, primarily using functional programming... more

Patching the future: How Microsoft can make Windows 9 simpler

A few simple changes in the way Microsoft brands Windows and its patches could make our lives so much simpler ... more

5 reasons why software bugs still plague us

With the time and expense spent locking down code, most popular programs should be bulletproof -- yet hackers find a way... more

Honk if you love smart cars -- and viruses and hacks and data leaks

If your smartphone/tablet/computer addiction isn't enough, wait till two tons of mobile distraction take over the streets... more

Our fault? Read the project audit and weep

A wise development team brings in the big guns against accusations of mismanagement on a troubled software project... more

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WordPress 4.0: The app becomes a platform

New features in the popular blog and site-publishing system are individually small, but together... more

Mobile Edge by Galen M. Gruman

There's no escape: Ads come to your smartphone screen

First, Google put ads in Android KitKat's home... more

Cloud Computing by David Linthicum

How cloud computing can strengthen IT's control

The use of service catalogs can let IT regain control while serving users' fast-paced technology... more

Tech's Bottom Line by Bill Snyder

Developer jackpot: Salaries and bonuses hit all-time highs

As unemployment bottoms out, experienced... more

Strategic Developer by Andrew Oliver

DataStax 4.5 turbocharges Cassandra speed and security

Leading column-family NoSQL database gets an... more

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