P2P Of Doom

Panda Security’s anti-malware laboratory has located two spoof P2P application installers that are loading Lop adware on users’ systems.

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The Computer That Is Really Personal

In a world of look-alike PCs, manufacturers are aiming to differentiate their computers more than ever with features such as antimicrobial keyboards to facial recognition security, as well as colorful shapes and designs.

Buyers have an array of options, from all-in-one desktops that eliminate the standard rectangular, gray or silver CPU boxes, to laptops with Blu-ray players and widescreens. Read the rest of this entry »

Back To Basics For Toshiba – DVD

After losing out in the battle to define the high-definition successor of the DVD, Toshiba Corp. has turned its attention to the next best thing: the DVD. Read the rest of this entry »

The Intel i7 Brief

Intel Corporation said Sunday it plans to sell its new generation of chips for desktop computers under the established “Core” brand, with the first chips of the new line to be called Core i7.

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Raising The Bar – Quad Core Notebooks

Fujitsu Siemens Computers again has set new standards in the high-end segment with its new generation of mobile workstations: The new Celsius H series is a powerful high-capacity system for those industries that require special computer performance and excellent graphics such as graphic design, construction, engineering, or Web and industrial design. Read the rest of this entry »

Open…ID rather not!

I know how much you hate having to remember all the usernames, for all the websites and all the online services which you access. It is a pain in the rear end! I know this as a fact because I personally have a ton of services which I use. Somewhere along the line, some genius decided to start using the same usernames and passwords for all services accessed. This is great – simple to remember the ‘one size fits all’ concept and greatly opens you up as a target for a hack or two. Wait, that concerned look on your face tells me that I said something wrong? Obviously if you use simple names and passwords someone can easily tap into your accounts. An even smarter person decided to combat this with an OpenID. This is much like a Windows LiveID used on Microsoft sites; obviously it just isn’t for Microsoft. What is OpenID? Is it secure? Uhm… I think I answered that already… Read the rest of this entry »

Disable Auto Suggest Feature – Outlook 2007

While typing out an E-mail, Outlook has this really annoying tendency to decide what your ‘incorrectly spelt’ words are meant to say. I say this is annoying, because it seems to do more harm than good. If you are using a standard setup PC, like my English (South Africa) locale machine and you find yourself typing in another language (Afrikaans, in my case), the auto-corrections go crazy! Here’s how to turn it off. Read the rest of this entry »