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Mon
06
Aug
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'Sentinel' Computer System Helps FBI Solve Crimes

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) plans to join the twenty-first century by using computer systems rather than paper to manage its cases. The change may improve detection rates by making it easier to cross-reference data between cases. ... The new computer system, called Sentinel, will also allow FBI agents to make notes on cases via dedicated software. A demonstration for reporters showed that Sentinel contains elements reminiscent of consumer software, such as web browsers, Microsoft Outlook, and tax preparation software. (Source: wsj.com ) FBI personnel have been using Sentinel ... (view more)

Tue
31
Jul
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New 'Chirp' App: Super Fast File-Sharing Service

A new Apple iOS app that transmits data via "virtual birdsong" is making file sharing between smart devices easier than ever. "Chirp" is the brainchild of Animal Systems, a company started by researchers in the Computer Science Department at the ... University College of London. Essentially, the app emits a two-second noise that sounds as if it were made by a robotic bird. The noise indicates that an instant download is being received from a trusted source. App Uses Sound to Transfer Data To send a chirp, an individual simply activates the app from their smartphone and selects the desired ... (view more)

Fri
11
May
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'Multi Commander 2.1.2.1045', and 'Handy File Tool 2.00 Beta'

Multi Commander 2.1.2.1045 Multi Commander is a multi-tabbed file manager that is an alternative to the standard Windows Explorer. It uses the very popular and efficient dual-panel layout. But Multi Commander's biggest strengths are the special ... features that allow you to perform advanced tasks with ease. Click on to find out more. http://multicommander.com Handy File Tool 2.00 Beta Handy File Tool (HFT) is a very fast and simple file manager. It uses a two-panel interface which calls to mind the popular Norton Commander. The suite's main tools, including Finder, Replacer, and Renamer, help ... (view more)

Wed
09
May
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Microsoft Fixes 'Critical' Bugs in Windows, Office

Microsoft's most recent security update includes fixes for a total of 22 flaws affecting the Windows operating system (OS), the Microsoft Office program suite, and the .Net Framework. The 22 fixes are spread across seven security bulletins, three of ... which Microsoft has ranked 'critical,' the company's highest security rating. Another four have been rated 'important,' which is one step down from 'critical.' Remote Code Execution Flaws Rampant All but two of the security bulletins address issues related to remote code execution vulnerabilities. Problems like these can put a computer system at ... (view more)

Thu
26
Apr
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'Yale 1.08', and 'File Grinder 0.1.2'

Yale 1.08 The handy and easy-to-use program Yale shows the amount of bandwidth (the quantity of data being transmitted and received) by all of your network adapters. It also displays information related to your computer's CPU usage and the data ... transfer rate of your computer's disk storage system. The information is immediately available when you click on any of your computer's network adapter listings: they will immediately expand and display the data you seek. http://thesz.diecru.eu File Grinder 0.1.2 File Grinder is a free utility program for renaming, copying, and moving many files at ... (view more)

Mon
19
Mar
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Ashampoo Photo Commander 9 Review

Special Note: At the end of this article, we're offering an incredible 76% discount on Photo Commander 9. IMPORTANT: Proceeds support our website and staff of writers. You can click here to go straight to the offer . Otherwise, please enjoy our ... review, below. If you're like most computer users today, you have hundreds, or thousands, or even tens of thousands of digital images stored on your computer. All your photos are important to you, and so you can't or won't delete them. But there are just too many for you to page through as often as you like. Finding Photos on a PC are like Needles in a ... (view more)

Thu
23
Feb
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Ashampoo WinOptimizer 9 Review

Update: Save up to 60%. Offer ends on January 14th. Proceeds support our website and staff of writers. You can click here to go straight to the offer . Otherwise, continue reading below. With every new edition of Microsoft Windows comes new tweaks, ... new menus, and oftentimes no one seems to know where the old features went, which makes optimizing the operating system for a particular PC very difficult. Let's take Windows 7, for example. It's vastly different than Windows XP and offers new visualization features and background tasks (services) that literally rob a PC of its processing power, ... (view more)

Fri
16
Dec
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Acronis True Image 2012 Review

Update 2012/10/06: Announcing Acronis True Image Home 2013. It's finally here!!! Currently we are working on Acronis True Image 2013 review, so please read the below previous version's review. It explains how Acronis True Image disk imaging works ... and why it's completely different than standard backup software (and why it's critically important to understand this concept). Have you ever wanted to upgrade to a newer, larger hard drive and have all your data moved over, but didn't know how? Has your computer ever been infected with spyware / malware and it made Windows inoperable or full of ... (view more)

Mon
03
Oct
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Infopackets Back Online; New Server, and More!, Part 2

... continued from Part 1: Infopackets Back Online; New Server, and More ! Once XenServer was installed on my machine by my hosting company, I had to install a program called 'XenCenter' on my Windows machine which allowed me to access my XenServer ... using a Graphical User Interface (GUI) over an encrypted virtual private network (VPN). Once I've got access to my XenServer, I could install virtual machines running any operating system I want (Linux, Windows, for example) and connect them to the Internet and use them as servers. The Old Server Setup vs The New Server Setup The old server setup ( ... (view more)

Fri
02
Sep
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'Free File Wiper 0.6', and 'FreeUndelete 2.0.35248.1'

Free File Wiper 0.6 Free File Wiper 0.6 deletes files securely. Just drag and drop directories and files on the trashcan and the software will erase them completely! The files will be overwritten with standard and random patterns. After the wipe, ... the files cannot be undeleted and restored. http://freesoftwareproject.weebly.com FreeUndelete 2.0.35248.1 FreeUndelete restores deleted files, including those removed from Windows Recycle Bin. In case of accidental removal of files on a NTFS (1.0 and 2.0), FAT32, FAT16 or FAT12 file systems this is the utility to help. Note that this program will ... (view more)

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