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Fri
10
Jul
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Security Experts Attack Google's Quest for Immune OS

Google made quite the controversial statement recently after attempting to shed some light concerning their new Chrome operating system . Google has raised eyebrows after promising that their customers will no longer have to worry about viruses, ... malware and security updates. In a recent blog entry, Google announced that the company was prepared to "go back to the basics" and redesign the essential security foundations of the OS in such a way so that users would never again have to deal with viruses, malware and the need for constant updates. It didn't take long for a number of security ... (view more)

Mon
22
Jun
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Gartner Report Lauds Google Android, Snubs Win7

In a report last week, popular analyst firm Gartner praised Google's Android operating system over the much anticipated release of MS Windows 7 for netbooks. Google Android is an operating system that has been popular with smartphone users for quite ... some time. Recently it was announced that Acer, most admired for their work in the growing netbook market, would equip future systems with this Linux based OS. Android "Snappy", Says Gartner Now, Android is hardly the first netbook system based on Linux, but according to Gartner it is the first to do so with name power. "Android is the ... (view more)

Fri
03
Apr
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HP Netbooks To Favor Google OS, Snub Microsoft

Rumors suggest that Hewlett-Packard (HP) is considering to use the Google Android operating system in their netbook computers . If the rumors are true, the Linux's 10 percent market share could grow faster than ever before. If the Linux-based ... operating system (OS) is considered the underdog in this battle, it should be noted that Linux is simply trying to reclaim the same figures that Microsoft once usurped. Some early netbook models offered a pre-installed Linux-based OS, but when Microsoft slashed the price of its Windows XP Home OS, Linux fell by the wayside. (Source: mashget.com ) Now the ... (view more)

Fri
18
Jul
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'Best Practices For Seizing Electronic Evidence', and 'Watt OS'

Today's fresh software picks were provided courtesy of Bob Helmer at Shell Extension City. Please note that the below software descriptions are provided solely from the developer and are absent from any guarantee or warranty. You are encouraged to ... review the Shell Extension Software Policy for more details. Best Practices For Seizing Electronic Evidence Straight from the United States Secret Service, this guide will help you develop a basic understanding of the key technical and legal factors regarding searching and seizing electronic storage devices and media. http://www.secretservice.gov ... (view more)

Wed
16
Apr
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Apple Poised to Threaten Microsoft Sales

As the official June 30, 2008 deadline for Windows XP sales for PC makers and retailers looms on the horizon, Business Week is reporting that a recent upgrade to the Mac operating system (OS) is moving Apple closer to challenging Microsoft for ... overall computing dominance, even in the corporate market. A new feature from Apple called 'Spaces' makes it easy to instantly switch between a Macintosh OS and a Microsoft Windows OS with two fingers. Easy toggling of OS' coupled with Apple's release of a tool kit for programmers to write applications for the iPhone will be followed by the June launch ... (view more)

Mon
07
Apr
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Could Windows 7 Ship Sooner than Expected?

Think Microsoft is unfazed by the criticism of the now one-year-old Windows Vista? Doesn't look like it, given recent rumblings that the company is speedily working towards the release of a completely new operating system (OS), tentatively titled ... 'Windows 7' perhaps as early as next year. Those rumblings are coming straight from the the lips of company chairman Bill Gates, who recently hinted to Reuters that Windows 7 might ship as soon as 2009. That's a huge jump forward for an OS originally dated for the year following. In response to Gates' alleged quote to Reuters starting all the rumors ... (view more)

Thu
03
Jan
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'Install Apple Leopard Os On Your Pc', and 'The Hunt For Red October'

Install Apple Leopard OS On Your Pc Install Leopard Operating System (OS) on a PC. No Mac necessary. http://dailyapps.net/ The Hunt For Red October The Hunt For Red October is a fantastic retro video game recently released to the public for free. ... Published by Hi-Tech Expressions, Inc. and developed by Beam Software Pty., Ltd., this underwater side-scroller was released in 1990, and based on the movie of the same name. http://www.dotnes.com/the-hunt-for-red-october.html (view more)

Wed
21
Nov
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Survey Explores Vista's Corporate Calamity

Why is it that Windows Vista hasn't completely taken over the operating system (OS) market? Is it glitches? Security concerns? Too many Microsoft-haters? According to one survey, it seems no one has a problem with the Redmond-based company at all. ... In fact, it's the success of its last OS that is keeping Vista on store shelves. In a recent survey of some six hundred U.S. and European companies employing over a thousand people each, 84% of all PCs continue to run Windows XP, Microsoft's last great OS. That's actually an increase of 67% from the year before, despite the fact that Windows Vista ... (view more)

Tue
06
Nov
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Leopard Attacked by a Horse!

"Hello, I'm a Mac." "And I'm a PC. Hey Mac, what's wrong? You seem a little distracted." "Oh, well I was visiting a naughty web site the other day and I picked up a Trojan Horse. Now every website I go to is a scam! My owner is really upset with ... me." [Mac hangs his head] "Oh, you should get some security software to take care of that. I can't believe you fell for the oldest trick in the book." "[mumbles] I just never thought it would happen to me." "Ahhh... that's how you get into trouble my friend. That's how you get into trouble." [PC puts his hand on Mac's shoulder and hands him a box ... (view more)

Fri
02
Nov
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'Install Apple Leopard Os On Your Pc', and 'Proxy Pal'

Install Apple Leopard Os On Your Pc Pretty simply folks, this program allows you to install Apple's brand new and much-adored operating system Leopard on a PC. No Mac necessary. ... http://dailyapps.net/2007/10/hack-attack-install-leopard-on-your-pc-in-3-easy-steps/ Proxy Pal It takes way too many clicks to turn your Internet Explorer proxy on and off. After installing ProxyPal, just add it to your Internet Explorer toolbar and you have one click access to toggle your proxy. This is very useful for corporate laptops that connect to the Internet away from work. Install ProxyPal today to put an end ... (view more)

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