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  • Philips 221TE2L flatpanel comes with TV tuner

    Philips has launched a new PC monitor that has its own TV tuner. The Philips 221TE2L flatpanel offers a full HD 1920x1080-pixel resolution and has a DVB-T digital TV tuner

  • Opinion: Smartphones, tablets and the search for technology's Holy Grail

    I just want a single, mobile device that can do everything, is that so much to ask?

  • News: Social media shares more marketing budget: survey

    A new survey indicates more traditional business marketing money is being spent on social media activities, including using the public services to build customer relationships, not just drum up publicity.

  • News: Crowdfunding Helps Cool Tech Projects Get Off the Ground

    Let's say you have a great idea for a project. You want to make a movie or build an invention or put out an album, and you have it all planned out. The problem is, it costs money. Even taking the time off to work on something can cost you more than you can afford.

  • How-Tos: 6 Registry Hacks to Make Your PC Faster

    The Windows Registry is a database that holds your operating system's configurations and settings. This includes everything from how long your mouse must hover over a taskbar icon before the preview pops up (in Windows Vista and Windows 7) to performance settings.

  • News: The 14 Biggest News Days on the Web

    Whether it's news about the death of Osama bin Laden, the Royal Wedding, or sports, people are increasingly going online to get their daily fix. The Pew Internet & American Life Project recently found that, in the United States, Internet news sources are the second-most-popular way to get news after television. The rest of the world is also big on news, according to the Akamai Net Usage News Index. Since 2005, the Web-monitoring firm has been watching the traffic levels directed at about 100 of the world's most popular news sites to find out which events send the world rushing to the online home of the BBC, CNN, the New York Times, and other news sources. From the World Cup to the Egyptian Revolution to the election of Barack Obama, here's a look at Akamai's top 14 news days online.

  • Opinion: Adobe gives Users Privacy Controls

    This month Skype released a long awaited patch for a vulnerability that is extremely dangerous and could allow an attacker to remotely gain control of a system. Adobe released privacy controlls earlier this month, allowing you to control how much privacy you want. Microsoft also released a tiny Patch Tuesday.

  • News: AusCERT 2011: NASA not immune to cyber attack

    A NASA employee has given an insight into its security system, with the agent saying that NASA is often affected by hackers.

  • News: Ronaldinho website defaced with Star Wars images

    The fansite of former Brazil and Barcelona footballer Ronaldinho was defaced at the weekend and photographs of star replaced with mocking images of Osama Bin Laden and Star Wars character Jar Jar Binks.

  • News: AusCERT 2011: Routing systems 'based on gossip'

    IT managers are under threat from routing systems that are providing easy access for fraudsters, the Chief Scientist at the Asia Pacific Network Information Centre (APNIC) has claimed.

  • News: AusCERT 2011: How the US Secret Service solved the TJX case

    The US Secret Service has offered insights into its handling of the TJX cyber crime case, explaining that co-operation across national borders was vital to catching Albert Gonzalez.

  • News: Tips for dealing with professional print shops

    The printing industry is a curious mix of old and new—a world rich with history that harks back hundreds of years, but relies on technology that changes and improves all the time.

  • News: Microsoft Replacing Incompatible 360s

    Microsoft has confirmed it will replace the consoles of customers unable to make use of the enhanced disc format coming soon.

  • Opinion: For Japanese, PlayStation Network Still Offline

    In Japan the regulatory ball rolls slower: the PlayStation Network remains offline in the Land of the Rising Sun, even as Japan-headquartered Sony Corporation spent the past four days turning it up pretty much everywhere else.

  • News: FreeHand users sue Adobe for 'killing' the application

    Free FreeHand, a group of users of the eldery vector drawing application FreeHand have followed through on their threat to sue Adobe, accusing the design giant of effectively 'killing' the product.

  • News: Many browsers runs insecure plug-ins, analysis finds

    Large numbers of web browsers run out of date plug-ins that render them vulnerable to security exploits, a new analysis by security management company Qualys has found.

  • News: Plants vs. Zombies heads to China with new game versions

    PopCap Games is releasing new versions of its Plants vs. Zombies title in China, with the aim of raking in more revenue from a major market that is currently swimming in pirated copies of the game.

  • News: Government told to focus more on efficiency, less on IT

    The government needs to do more than just renegotiate cheaper contracts with suppliers to achieve significant IT savings, according to industry experts at yesterday’s Westminster eForum.

  • Opinion: Report: Sandy Bridge-Powered MacBook Airs Coming Soon

    New MacBook Airs are headed your way this summer sporting Intel's new Sandy Bridge processors and Thunderbolt high-speed input/output ports, according to online rumors. Apple will reportedly ship new 11.6- and 13.3- inch versions of its ultraportable laptops in May for availability in June or July, according to Taiwan-based Digitimes.

  • News: Apple Proposes Smaller SIM Card for Slimmer Gadgets

    Apple's gadgets are about to get even thinner if the company has its way with proposals for an even smaller SIM card. Apple is pushing for standardization of a smaller SIM card than the microSIM found in the iPad and iPhone 4, according to Reuters . A SIM card (or Subscriber Identity Module) is a portable memory chip that is often interchangeable with other mobile devices that holds subscriber data, a cell phone number, and wireless carrier information.



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