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  • News: Cirago USB to HDMI Display Adapter Review: Device Lets You Use an HDTV as a Second Monitor

    Most new PCs have HDMI ports for outputting high-definition video to HDTVs, but just a couple of years ago that wasn’t the case--and if you want to watch high-def content (for example, anything you buy on iTunes) on a big screen, getting it to that screen isn’t easy. The Cirago USB to HDMI Display Adapter solves the problem by turning your HDTV (or any other display that accepts HDMI input) into a second monitor that connects to your PC through a USB 2.0 port instead of a graphics card.

  • News: Key executives leave Lawson Software after Infor acquisition

    Three key Lawson Software executives have left the company in recent weeks, just several months following Infor's acquisition of the company and the retirement of CEO Harry Debes.

  • News: Experts advise caution, information sharing in wake of alleged utility attacks

    A number of alleged security incidents at utilities, in separate states within about a two-week period, has once again brought SCADA security to the front-burner.

  • News: FBI's holiday online shopping tips

    In advance of the holiday season, the FBI reminds shoppers to beware of cyber criminals and their aggressive and creative ways to steal money and personal information. Scammers use many techniques to fool potential victims including fraudulent auction sales, reshipping merchandise purchased with a stolen credit card, sale of fraudulent or stolen gift cards through auction sites at discounted prices, and phishing e-mails advertising brand name merchandise for bargain prices or e-mails promoting the sale of merchandise that ends up being a counterfeit product.

  • News: Debate erupts over Android malware dangers

    Reports of an explosion in Android malware have sparked a debate over whether malware on mobile devices is actually a big deal for most users.

  • News: Facebook Privacy Tip: How to Disable Sharing in Social Reader Apps

    Facebook's new "seamless sharing" apps, which the company announced at this year's F8 developer conference, are causing a stir as more users are unintentionally subscribing to them and broadcasting their reading habits to their networks.

  • News: Security experts concerned about Google's attitude toward Android malware

    Antivirus experts disagree with Chris DiBona, Google's open-source programs manager, who recently said that there is no virus problem on the Android platform and that companies selling anti-malware software for mobile operating systems are charlatans.

  • News: McAfee: Android is sole target of new mobile malware in Q3

    All new malware being written for mobile devices targets Android, according to a McAfee report on malware trends in Q3 2011.

  • News: To cloud or not to with Safaricom

    Say goodbye to huge data centres and welcome applications running on the cloud. CIOs in East African countries are now tasked with understanding when and how to embrace cloud computing in their operations.

  • News: UK chief rabbi lashes Apple for 'i culture' despite owning iPad and iPhone

    Having last week lashed Apple and Steve Jobs as symbols of a selfish society based on an obsession with material goods, Britain’s chief rabbi Jonathan Sacks has turned out to be a big fan of the iPhone and iPad.

  • News: Apple on course to be world's leading PC vendor

    Apple will become the leading vendor of PCs in the world, overtaking HP, by the second half of next year, analyst firm Canalys predicts.

  • News: Apple website 'second most popular retail site in UK'

    Visits by UK-based surfers to the Apple website increased five-fold between August and October with Apple accounting for one in every 250 visits online in October 2011, web metrics firm Hitwise has said.

  • News: Oracle set to unveil cloud-themed application server, WebLogic 12c

    Oracle is planning to announce the next version of its flagship WebLogic application server during an online event Dec. 1, according to information on the company's website.

  • News: Gates to testify in Novell suit

    Ex-Microsoft CEO and current Chairman Bill Gates is testifying Monday in U.S. Federal Court in a seven-year-old, US$1 billion antitrust lawsuit by Novell.

  • News: After iPad, Kindle Fire clear second choice

    Amazon.com's Kindle Fire tablet will leapfrog most competitive offerings to quickly become number two in the market behind Apple's iPad, according to a survey conducted by ChangeWave Research.

  • News: Five unexpected uses for the Tab key

    Pity the unassuming workhorse of the keyboard: the Tab key. Even the Shift key gets more respect. But just because it’s unpretentious, you shouldn’t assume it does nothing more than adjust indents in a word processor: the Tab key has a few tricks up its metaphorical sleeve.

  • News: Adobe: Flash for Ice Cream Sandwich by Year-End

    Adobe's plans to stop developing mobile Flash Player will have to wait a little longer, as the company works on bringing Flash to Android Ice Cream Sandwich.

  • News: Enable iTunes track notifications in the Dock

    A variety of third-party utilities can display details about the track that's currently playing in iTunes. But Hints reader Keir-thomas discovered a secret preference setting built into OS X Lion that allows song notifications to pop up over the iTunes Dock icon. Here’s how to enable them:

  • News: How to share one Mac with your family

    Your home may be crammed with Macs and computing devices, but if you’re like a lot of other households, you have a central “family” Mac. This is the computer located in a high traffic area such as the living room, kitchen, or den. Each family member has access to this Mac and uses it for everyday tasks: checking email, having a quick FaceTime chat with a far-off friend or relative, coordinating calendars, accessing recipes, streaming music to AirPlay devices around the home, and “looking it up on the Internet.”

  • News: Seagate wins $525M from Western Digital in arbitration

    Seagate has been awarded US$525 million in arbitration in connection with a trade secrets case against Western Digital, which said it would challenge the ruling.



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