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Windows 7 Beta in January

Windows 7 Beta in January

Will Windows 7 be lucky? You can get a copy if you attend one of the many MSDN conferences scheduled. I know I will be in attendance to get my copy. Windows enthusiasts were buzzing on Tuesday over a Microsoft blog posting that makes it seem as if a beta version of Windows 7 should […]

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Vista Vulnerability Found

A flaw in Vista’s networking has been found that can crash the system, but no fix is expected until the next service pack. A flaw has been found in Windows Vista that could allow rootkits to be hidden or denial-of-service attacks to be executed on computers using the operating system. The vulnerability was found by […]

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Get ZoneAlarm Pro Free

Get ZoneAlarm Pro Free

On Tuesday, Nov. 18, Check Point Software will offer the ZoneAlarm Pro software package for free for 24 hours, in celebration of Check Point’s 15th anniversary, a company spokeswoman said Friday. ZoneAlarm Pro, which contains a firewall, antispyware, and ID protection service (including credit monitoring) normally costs $39.95. The download location for the free ZoneAlarm […]

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Windows 7 was the real Vista

Whether you’re a fan of Vista or not, the current Windows will soon be called a dinosaur OS. After the negative reception Vista received, Microsoft is putting a rush on Vista’s follow-up, known currently as Windows 7. At this point Windows 7 seems to be the OS that Microsoft wanted to release as Vista, but […]

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Malicious Email Spam on the Rise

The amount of spam containing dangerous attachments designed to infect PCs with malicious viruses increased by eight times between July and September this year, according to Sophos. The security firm said one in every 416 email messages received between July and September was spam compared to just one in every 3,333 emails between April and […]

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Viigo for Blackberry Fast and Free!

Viigo for Blackberry Fast and Free!

Viigo lets you access the best of the Internets content and services in an intuitive, fast, and made for the mobile minded user. The best part about this cool app, it’s free! Viigo’s sleek interface not only makes it easy for me to stay on top of what’s going on in the tech world, it […]

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Google Earth Comes To The iPhone

Google has released a custom Google Earth application for the iPhone/iPod Touch, and it’s awesome! The Google Earth geographical software has been altered to make maximum use of the iPhone’s screen and functionality. You’re able to tilt the device to adjust your view when browsing mountainous terrain, use the ‘My Location’ feature to jump right […]

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Oprah Endorses Amazon Kindle

Oprah Endorses Amazon Kindle

I can’t believe that I am blogging about Oprah, but maybe change is a good thing. Oprah Winfrey has named the Amazon Kindle her “favorite new gadget”, and with it likely catapulted the wireless-enabled eBook reader into the top-seller list. Rumors had been circulating for the past week or so that Winfrey would be promoting […]

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No Soup for Chinese Surfers

Chinese Internet users are outraged with Microsoft’s launch of an anti-piracy tool targeting Chinese computer users to ensure they buy genuine software. The “Windows Genuine Advantage” program, which turns the user’s screen black if the installed software fails a validation test, is Microsoft’s latest weapon in its war on piracy in China, where the vast […]

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Opera Mobile 9.51 is Blazing Fast!

Opera Mobile 9.51 is Blazing Fast!

I have used the previous version on my Blackberry and was very pleased with the Opera Mobile browser cosmetically and performance wise, but it just got better! Opera Mobile is the answer to the demands of global mobile Internet community. The first beta of Opera Mobile 9.5 comes outfitted with added performance, a new UI […]

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Today is Global Anti-Piracy Day

There will be no day off as this has yet to be declared a national holiday. Sorry for the bad news. Microsoft plans on Tuesday to announce “Global Anti-Piracy Day,” an effort to gain attention for the steps the company undertakes in order to thwart those who would profit from illegitimate software. As part of […]

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Free Network Tools from PacketTrap

Free Network Tools from PacketTrap

PacketTrap provides affordable enterprise class network and application management software that improves performance across customer’s most complex networks. There are two versions of PacketTrap – PacketTrap Perspective (Starting at $1,995) or pt360 Tool Suite (Starting at $795). Used by over 45,000 IT professionals worldwide, download a free 21-day trial of Perspective network monitoring and alerting […]

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