Premium-Inhalt. Acknowledging the need for controls that go beyond those , a senior Visa Inc. executive Thursday described two new initiatives to reduce payment card fraud being tested by the company.
Premium-Inhalt. This week I have a mystery that has been resolved but not explained. When the problem started I polled many very clever people but no one could give me an answer.
Premium-Inhalt. Though Security Information and Event Management and log management tools have been complementary for years, the technologies are expected to merge. Here's a look at what you can expect in second-generation log management and SIEM solutions.
Premium-Inhalt. While big wireless carriers such as and have yet to see their earnings by the recession, a new survey suggests that this could soon change.
Premium-Inhalt. Parents concerned that their iPhone and iPod touch-touting kids might be visiting unsavory Web sites now can install an application that will help them. It's called , and it's available for US$15 from the App Store.
Premium-Inhalt. When I , one of the accessories I recommended was a keyboard cover or "skin." These thin, silicone (or similar material) covers are generally custom-fit for each laptop and prevent nasty stuff--dust, crumbs, hair, liquids, you name it--from getting into the guts of your keyboard. Although covers are also available for desktop keyboards, they're especially useful for notebooks, given that anything that falls between your keys ends up inside the computer itself. (Plus, with a laptop you can't just .) As an added bonus, these covers often make typing quieter, which helps ensure domestic tranquility if you tend to be up at night, typing in bed, while your better half is trying to get some shuteye. Finally, keyboard covers can be hand-washed with water and mild soap; after letting them air-dry, they're as good as new.
Premium-Inhalt. College Basketball Live by is a helpful app for a college basketball junkie. It does a nice job of giving you all the basics you would expect from an app dedicated to college basketball: scores, news, standings, and schedules. It also goes beyond that to offer some fun features that set it apart from other sports apps.
Premium-Inhalt. In this, the 100th installment of the Macworld Video, I take a look at some tab tweaks for the --specifically, how to move the tab bar back below the bookmarks bar. And for those who prefer the new top tabs, I show you how to use color to make the active tab more distinguishable from the inactive tabs.
Premium-Inhalt. You can view an document on your iPhone (or iPod touch) in the Mail app, if the document is received as an e-mail attachment. You may also view such files on your iPhone using third-party apps, such as . Unfortunately, as reported by Apple, these iWork '09 documents may not display correctly on the iPhone. When using Mail, they can even cause the app to crash.
Premium-Inhalt. The crew of the successfully unfurled and set up the last set of energy-producing solar arrays that will be attached to the .
Premium-Inhalt. OpenLogic is revamping its commercial support offerings for open-source projects with a new three-tier system that will be available starting next week.
Premium-Inhalt. Lawyers for IBM are examining Sun Microsystems' contracts and other documents in a due diligence process that could precede an acquisition, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday, citing unnamed sources.
Premium-Inhalt. News from Gameloft about its new Terminator Salvation game, based on the movie, Ngmoco's sequel to a best-selling game, the unlikely iSperm and a game that will take you back to the days of Dragon's Lair are what tops this week's iPhone game roundup.
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Premium-Inhalt. When the iPhone was first announced, few people would have anticipated the waves the device would make in the gaming community. Now, only a few days before San Francisco's Game Developers Conference, a separate addressed the growing popularity of the iPhone gaming platform.
Premium-Inhalt. is reporting that NPD has released its sales figures for the month of February 2009. As they've been doing just about every month, Nintendo has topped both the hardware and software charts. The and stood as the number one and two selling systems, respectively, followed by the , with Sony bringing up the rear with the , , and respectively.
Premium-Inhalt. Ze Germans are at it again. , the upcoming refresh of the much-loved Nazi-blasting shooter has a slick new up and running filled with info and media, such as of some of the cybernetically-enhanced to be found in the game. The website notes that it will include webisodes in the future, hopefully providing more information about the multiplayer component of Wolfenstein that we've yet to hear much about. The official site also reveals that will be airing a full half-hour special on the game Friday at 10PM Pacific time. Be sure to check it out.
Premium-Inhalt. A Connecticut man was sentenced to four years of probation for his role in a phishing scam that tricked America Online subscribers into giving up their credit card numbers.
Premium-Inhalt. , the US$50 game that comes packaged with a Wii Remote, has joined fellow hardware pack-in as the only games from this hardware generation to sell more than ten million copies in the US. Wii Play, which was last year's top selling game despite the fact that it came out in early 2007, only costs ten dollars more than a standalone Wii Remote, which has likely been the impetus for many a purchase.
Premium-Inhalt. Talking to , Microsoft's Aaron Greenberg attributes the success of the exclusive DLC for to the online marketplace medium, stating "[publishers] could never really deliver that kind of experience at retail." Greenburg goes on, saying:
Premium-Inhalt. Thursday's may have been good news for consumers of Apple-supplied content--especially users, who are best poised to enjoy such HD content. But it also highlights the big drawback of the Apple TV--that Apple sees it as a way to sell you more TV shows and movies, not as a way for you to access and watch all the video content out there.
Premium-Inhalt. The PC World Podcast is back again for your listening enjoyment with Episode 21! This week, PC World Editors Robert Strohmeyer, Ginny Mies and Nick Mediati, along with Senior Writer Darren Gladstone, gather to discuss the latest on Apple's iPhone 3.0, Internet Explorer 8, and Dell's new Adamo laptop.
Premium-Inhalt. Gmail may be the world's best Web-based mail service, but that doesn't mean it's perfect. It has one big drawback: You can't really customize it. That's where comes in. This free Firefox add-in offers many kinds of customizations, including letting you decide whether and how to show "Blind CCs," what information the sidebar should display and leave out such as hiding the spam count, how to display your messages, and more.
Premium-Inhalt. Apple's facing new legal action over data speeds on the iPhone 3G. A man from New Jersey says the company isn't living up to its promise of superfast surfing -- and now, he's demanding action. His lawsuit makes for more than half a dozen network-related complaints filed against Apple in America's courts.
Premium-Inhalt. A that has appeared in the latest Linux kernel isn't intended to push out the traditional named Tux but to benefit the plight of the Tasmanian devil.
Premium-Inhalt. Intel reaffirmed on Friday that it was readying new ultra-low-voltage chips, due in the second quarter, for inexpensive ultraportable laptops.
Premium-Inhalt. The Social Security Administration (SSA) Friday said it has gone live with a disability claims processing system that was designed to reduce the time millions of Americans spend each year waiting for benefits to be approved - and that could mark the start of the rollout of a national health information network.
Premium-Inhalt. Data center construction requires a massive investment in time and cash before a facility is completed.
Premium-Inhalt. Federal prosecutors filed felony fraud and money laundering charges earlier this week against a Michigan man accused of duping Apple Inc. into sending him more than 9,000 replacement iPod Shuffles.
Premium-Inhalt. As out huge bonuses to executives, the company also laid off six information technology workers, according to reports in the local media.
Premium-Inhalt. Reporters from the BBC posing as fraudsters claim they bought names, addresses and valid credit card details of U.K. residents from a man the BBC identified as Saurabh Sachar in Delhi.
Premium-Inhalt. Google's chief of open source believes an IBM acquisition of Sun could benefit the , which has occasionally protested Sun's leadership role over the technology.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft Research this week released a Web application that can automatically translate Web sites into other languages.
Premium-Inhalt. Adding more processing cores has emerged as the primary way of boosting performance of server and PC chips, but the benefits will be greatly diminished if the industry can't overcome certain hardware and programming challenges, participants at the in Santa Clara, California, said this week.