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Analysis: Apple forcing IT shops to adapt or die

Many IT departments are struggling with Apple's take-it-or-leave-it attitude, based on discussions last week at MacIT, which is Macworld|iWorld's companion conference for IT professionals.

Hands on with the Seagate GoFlex Thunderbolt Adapter

Macworld Lab received an early production model of the GoFlex Thunderbolt Adapter and we ran a few tests using a Seagate 500GB FreeAgent GoFlex Ultra-Portable drive with three different adapters.

AT&T appoints chief strategy officer

AT&T has appointed its first chief strategy officer to develop the company's road map, including long-term mobile capacity needs.

Apple updates AirPort Utility, base station firmware

Apple on Monday released free updates for its AirPort Extreme, AirPort Express, and Time Capsule base stations, along with an overhauled version of the utility for managing the devices.

Expo Notes: iFlashDrive USB drive works on both iPad and Mac

The iFlashDrive has a USB connector on one end that, when attached to a Mac or PC, acts like any other thumb drive. On the other end of the iFlashDrive is a dock connector that you attach directly into an iOS device.

Expo Notes: Mimico's flash drives have character

Mimoco is happy to help anyone who wishes that flash drives had a bit more whimsy.

AT&T posts loss on breakup fee, benefit plan costs

Though smartphone sales were strong, AT&T on Thursday reported a net loss in the fourth quarter of 2011 due to extraordinary charges, including a breakup fee.

Hard drive shortage may have far-reaching effects

The global supply of hard disk drives may be slow to rebound, with a ripple effect that's threatening small businesses and PC makers.

Mozy releases 'Stash' file-syncing service

Mozy released the beta of a new file synchronization service called Stash, which allows photos, videos or documents to be uploaded automatically to the cloud...

Impact of Thailand floods continues to bite tech industry

A hard disk drive shortage caused by flooding in Thailand is forcing some high-tech companies to alter their revenue forecasts.

Remains of the Day: A picture is worth $100 million

Apple wants to stop Kodak from bankrolling its recovery on patents that it may not own; one company says people are downloading those new iPad textbooks like they're going out of style; and blazing fast Wi-Fi may be coming to a Mac near you sometime this year.

MacIT conference puts enterprise shine on Apple platforms

In 2012, Macworld|iWorld will be joined by a separate, spin-off conference focused on Apple's unlikely success in the enterprise.

Leading ISPs, websites commit to June 6 start for IPv6

Several of the world's largest ISPs and websites have committed to permanently enabling IPv6 on their products.