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  • News: Apple laptops to get Merom upgrade?

    A report claims Apple is planning to introduce revised laptops as soon as September.

  • News: Firefox flaws found by open-source system

    A software system for hunting down security flaws in open-source software is being used to iron out flaws in Mozilla's Firefox.

  • News: Blogger unblocked in China – again

    Google's free weblog service, Blogger, is once again accessible from Beijing without the use of a proxy server, indicating that apparent government efforts to block the site have been lifted.

  • News: Windows malware raises worm fears

    Attack code exploiting a recently patched vulnerability in Microsoft's Windows operating system has been posted to the internet, prompting concerns of a widespread attack.

  • News: Vista weaknesses identified by Symantec

    A report describing weaknesses in a beta version of Windows Vista has been released by security vendor Symantec.

  • News: Laptops, iPods must go in the hold

    Authorities have banned passengers from taking electronic items on board aeroplanes following the arrests of 21 people today in connection with an alleged plot to blow up aircraft mid-flight en route to the US.

  • News: PC World selling FM transmitters

    Though they can't legally be used in the UK yet, PC World is selling FM transmitters for iPods across its stores.

  • News: Free personalised email domains from AOL

    AOL will offer personalised email domains free to all web users starting in September, the company announced yesterday.

  • News: Windows bug 'threatens national security'

    The US government warned yesterday that a recently patched Windows vulnerability could put the nation's critical infrastructure at risk.

  • News: Freespire OS released by Linspire

    Linspire has released Freespire 1.0, an open-source Debian version of the Linux OS, one month early, the company said today.

  • News: Vista delays 'play into Apple's hands'

    According to an industry analyst, Apple seems set to add more unique features to Leopard, its next OS, exploiting the delay until Windows Vista hits the market.

  • News: Microsoft may have multicore price edge

    Microsoft could have an early advantage over competitors IBM and Oracle as some software companies begin shifting prices to accommodate servers with multicore processors.

  • News: PowerPoint, Windows flaws fixed

    Microsoft yesterday released 12 security bulletins outlining fixes for known vulnerabilities in its software, including nine 'critical' flaws.

  • News: VMware lets Macs run multiple OSes

    VMware has launched a product - as yet unnamed - that allows Intel-based Macs to run multiple OSes without the need for dual-booting. They can also access any of over 250 virtual appliances that the VMware user community has created. VMware is to demo the product today during Apple's WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference) in San Francisco.

  • News: Apple execs attack Vista

    Yesterday, Apple stepped up its criticism of the Windows operating system.

  • News: Atmel sacks four executives

    US chip maker Atmel has fired four executives, including its founder, chairman and chief executive officer, after an investigation into alleged misuse of corporate travel funds, the company said yesterday.

  • News: Microsoft ditches Virtual PC

    Yesterday at Apple's WWDC (Worldwide Developer Conference) Microsoft indicated that it will not develop a new version of Virtual PC, its PC-emulation software. Virtual PC enables PowerPC-based Macs to run Windows and Windows apps by emulating the inner workings of a PC-compatible computer.

  • News: Apple announces Mac Pro

    At its WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference) yesterday, Apple announced the Mac Pro, its Intel-processor-based workstation for professional users. The Mac Pro costs from £1,699 inc VAT.

  • News: 'Hasta la vista, Vista' chuckles Apple

    Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco today will see the company declare: "Hasta la vista, Vista," to Microsoft's new operating system, reports claim.

  • News: Vista functions promise speed boost

    No one likes waiting for Windows to boot up but a flash memory drive from Samsung could improve system performance. The 4GB drive will take advantage of the ReadyBoost feature in Windows Vista and store information that would otherwise be written to the hard disk. That will lead to a boost in performance, says Samsung.



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