Subject: General Tech | September 28, 2005 - 11:50 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
It's not Patch Tuesday, but CNET is letting everyone know that Office 2003 got a bit of a facelift and a security upgrade. If you use it, head to Office update to get it. Even better, it looks like you won't need to dig out the old disks to do it. Plus, Overclockers Online has a Coolermaster contest going on.
"Microsoft Office 2003 SP2 is designed to prevent "phishing" attacks and improve the han
Subject: General Tech | September 27, 2005 - 06:50 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
2 Media players running on *NIX have expolit flaws, story on CNET.
"A flaw has been discovered in RealNetworks' RealPlayer version 10.0.5.756 Gold and Helix Player 220.127.116.117 Gold running on Linux or Unix operating systems, according to a report released Tuesday by the French Security Incident Response Team, or FrSIRT."
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Subject: General Tech | September 27, 2005 - 11:53 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
One of the oldest disk management and virus suites will be updating it's software within the next 2 weeks. It's probably too soon for them to have incorporated the anti-worm and anti-fishing software they gained control of from
WholeSecurity last week, but it's detection ablities will undoubtably be improved from 2005.
Symantec, in the next two weeks will start selling the 2006 editions of its consumer security software prod
Subject: General Tech | September 23, 2005 - 01:43 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
It's been 30 years today since Bill Gates and Paul Allen formed a little company in Albuquerque, called Micro-Soft!
"Software King of the World, Microsoft, is celebrating its 30th birthday today.
Subject: General Tech | September 22, 2005 - 05:56 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
The recent reports of bluetooth enabled cars being infected with viruses may have turned out to be mostly false, but it has been discovered that your SmartPhone could infect your PC. CNET has the full story.
"A Trojan virus that attempts to spread from smart phones to users' PCs was discovered Wednesday, marking one of the first cases of virus "cross-sharing" between the two devices, according to security firm F-Secure."
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Subject: General Tech | September 12, 2005 - 05:58 PM | Ryan Shrout
Well, all in the name of science at least... The reviewers at ArsTechnica put the iPod Nano through an abundance of tests including a stress test that included being thrown from a car at 50 mph!
Last Tuesday, Apple's solution came in the form of the iPod nano, a mini-mini-version of their current iPod color line. That's right, it's more miniature than the iPod mini, and the display is color!
Subject: General Tech | September 7, 2005 - 03:11 PM | Ryan Shrout
Well not really, but you can expect to see lots of devices coming out like this new Samsung player that plays both the upcoming Hi-Def video standards: Blu-Ray and HD-DVD.
Samsung will bring out a DVD machine next year capable of playing both Blu-ray and HD DVD if backers of the rival standards fail to agree on a unified format, a newspaper said.
Intel Pledges 1500 PCs, Wireless Access Points, Technical Support For Hurricane Katrina Disaster Rel
Subject: General Tech | September 3, 2005 - 08:59 PM | Joe White
SANTA CLARA, Calif., Sept. 2, 2005 - Intel Corporation today announced it is coordinating the donation of 1,500 laptop personal computers to the American Red Cross for distribution to shelters in support of Hurricane Katrina disaster relief efforts. In addition, Intel will donate 150 wireless Internet access points to enable wireless local area connectivity in all permanent shelters and is providing fifty Wi-Fi transmitters for installation in the New Orleans downtown and airport area.
Subject: General Tech | September 3, 2005 - 07:09 AM | Joe White
SUNNYVALE, CA -- September 2, 2005 --AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced it will become the Official Technology Partner of the FÃ©dÃ©ration Internationale de l'Automobile (FIA), the international non-profit organization concerned with automotive, motoring and mobility issues and the governing body of world motor sport.