LogMeIn provides free remote Mac access from iOS devices

LogMeIn has a nice holiday gift for iOS device owners this season: a new free app that provides remote viewing access and control of Macs and PCs on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. It’s basically what the paid LogMeIn Ignition provides, without ads or limitations.

Updated: Mark your calendar now for the big data days of 2012

Everyone knows about Black Friday and Cyber Monday, but did you know December 21 will be a big online traffic day next year? Here, courtesy of data center power Equinix, are other big data, big web traffic dates to prep for, in chronological order.

Apple reveals iPhone 4S, Oct. 14 launch date on Japanese site

Apple has apparently jumped the gun slightly, revealing the iPhone 4S name at its official Japanese retail site. The information only tells us that a 4S definitely exists, and that it’ll be released on Oct. 14 at 8 a.m. in Japan (and likely the U.S., too).

Ask TAB: What would you like to know?

We’re launching a new feature here at TAB. Every month, we’ll ask you, our readers, what we can help you with. We’ll take a few of the hottest topics, assign articles and post them to the site. Have questions? Ask TAB in the comments.

Apple marches forward on iOS 5 beta 3, available now

The iOS 5 beta pot is still simmering, with Apple today releasing the third edition of its mobile platform, along with a corresponding new beta of iTunes 10.5. Here’s a quick peek at the most notable new fixes, updates and issues in the latest software version.

Rackspace Blends Cloud and iPad 2, but Mobile Apps Nothing New

Mobile apps for managing cloud computing resources are nothing new, but Rackspace is bringing the capability to even the newest Apple devices, including the iPad2. The company announced the Rackspace Cloud 2.0 application, which is free and can run on the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.

Is the Mobile Pendulum Swinging From Apps to the Web?

Apple’s iTunes App Store is growing by leaps and bounds, but there’s greater growth in another mobile area — the touch-friendly web, according a recent Taptu report. If the trend continues, might it upset the Apple cart by moving back to web-based applications on the phone?