Die populäre Linux-Distribution Ubuntu 8.10 ist ebenso benutzerfreundlich wie seine Vorgänger und wurde noch weiter verbessert. Alle wichtigen Konfigurationsschritte können über grafische Werkzeuge im Menü "System" erledigt werden. Einige Tools verlangen nach Ihrem Benutzerpasswort, bevor sie genutzt werden können. …mehr
Premium-Inhalt. Looking at the statistics, February was a positively brutal month for workers being idled. Last Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the . There were 2,769 mass layoff actions putting 295,477 out of work. That's 542 mass layoff actions more than January and 57,575 laid off.
Premium-Inhalt. There's out there right now about what the Conficker worm will do on April 1. But according to those in the know, you probably don't have to worry.
Premium-Inhalt. When it comes to advertising, lately Microsoft just can't seem to get it right. First it was the weird and incomprehensible onscreen banter between Gates and Seinfeld, then a series of commercials with a montage of various people chanting "I'm a PC" which only served to show how that Microsoft was intimidated by Apple's portrayal of the PC, and now this.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft Corp. Thursday night took a direct shot at its rival, Apple Inc., in a new television ad that pitched Windows PCs as lower priced than Macs.
Premium-Inhalt. Mac video tutorial specialist, MacProVideo, on Friday released a new series of tutorials for users of Apple's Keynote '09 presentation software.
Premium-Inhalt. Intel is expected to refresh its line of laptop chips Monday with new ultra-low-voltage processors that should make ultraportable laptops operate faster without sacrificing battery life.
Premium-Inhalt. Thanks to the Intel's new CPU, PCs will come with up to 50 times the memory of today's machines.
Premium-Inhalt. IBM is laying off thousands more employees and is likely to ship more of those jobs overseas, news of which riled up a whole lot of people. A back-and-forth over a "secret" document regarding cloud computing -- of all things -- also stirred it up in some quarters, making us think that some folks really do need to get out in the sunshine a little more. Google brought some happiness to the mix, though, announcing it has added some semantic technology to its search engine.
Premium-Inhalt. A couple of quick comments on the news, one on Google's brass taking a buck in salary for 2008 and a dentist being allow to pursue legal action against a couple for posting a negative review about her on Yelp.
Premium-Inhalt. IBM is firing on all cylinders - firing employees and firing up earnings growth and a strategy to get into stimulus markets. This all has to be firing up investors.
Premium-Inhalt. Damn it Facebook! You caved.
Premium-Inhalt. Worries that the notorious Conficker worm will somehow rise up and devastate the Internet on April 1 are misplaced, security experts said Friday.
Premium-Inhalt. Id Software has finally made its debut on the iPhone and iPod touch, releasing its classic 3D shooter for the system. It's available for US$5 from the App Store.
Premium-Inhalt. If you want to watch live television on your Mac, is currently the most popular product for doing so. For my money, Elgato's success is not only because it makes well-designed hardware and software, but is also because it offers excellent technical support. If you're having any trouble with EyeTV, chances are good that you'll find the solution after a brief search of Elgato's Web site. Here are two examples:
Premium-Inhalt. is shutting down three of its U.S. distribution centers, as part of what a spokeswoman called its normal business process.
Premium-Inhalt. Using an Online backup service makes a lot of sense: It gives you off-site peace of mind and the security of knowing that someone else is keeping your data safe and sound. Unfortunately, selecting one isn't a snap. Though dozens of service providers focus on individual users, only a few services are designed specifically to handle the needs of enterprises and small businesses.
Premium-Inhalt. Ever since the introduction of the iPhone over two years ago, it has been evident that its major strengths are the ability to bring the whole Internet to the palm of your hand and 24/7 connectivity. In his introductory keynote in January 2007, Steve Jobs referred to it as a "breakthrough Internet communications device" and Apple has insisted from day one that Internet connectivity is one of the device's three primary pillars.
Premium-Inhalt. Many road warriors carry a spare laptop battery with them so they can extend their work time away from a power source (assuming their laptop uses a removable battery, of course; two of Apple's recent models do not). But while multiple batteries are useful when working, they present a challenge when charging: You can charge only one at a time inside your laptop, and if you're actually using your laptop, charging takes longer because the laptop itself grabs a good amount of the power.
Premium-Inhalt. This week, PC World Editors Robert Strohmeyer, Tim Moynihan and Mark Sullivan bring you the 22nd episode of the PC World Podcast. This edition is a lively discussion about the aftermath of Facebook's most recent facelift, Google's new semantic search, and the new Webbie HD camera.
Premium-Inhalt. Electronic book sales are expected to see a "huge surge" in 2010, partly due to the recent addition of e-book readers for iPhone and BlackBerry devices and new form factors in production, according to Fictionwise LLC's Steven Pendergrast.
Premium-Inhalt. If IBM is in the due diligence phase of acquisition talks with Sun Microsystems, as news reports suggest, then it has an awful lot to be diligent about.
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Premium-Inhalt. The wants you to power down your electronic life for one full hour this weekend: no lights, no TVs, no computers -- basically, nothing that actively uses electricity. Think you're up for the Earth Hour challenge?
Premium-Inhalt. Taiwan's AsusTek Computer has played a major role in defining the genre. Its Asus Eee models, along with competing mini-notebooks such as the and , have proven popular with consumers willing to sacrifice a few features -- full-size keyboard, larger screen, and a DVD drive, to name a few -- for a smaller, lighter portable that's fine for email and Web-browsing.
Premium-Inhalt. Solitaire has been part of Windows since the earliest days, when there was little, if any, other software to run directly in the environment. Since then, one or two useful programs have appeared on the platform, but people still play Solitaire, a lot. If you like Solitaire, but want a variation or two... hundred... you should check out the freeware program .
Premium-Inhalt. Air Sharing lets you easily copy files between your iPhone and a wirelessly-connected Mac. By doing so, app addresses one of the most frequently lamented shortcomings of Apple's mobile devices--their lack of storage space for documents and similar files. That makes Air Sharing a dream come true for mobile workers and productivity gurus. Once stored on your iPhone, you can view many file types within Air Sharing.
Premium-Inhalt. Nvidia on Thursday countersued Intel, alleging the rival chip company of breach of contract related to a chip licensing agreement between the companies.
Premium-Inhalt. Facebook inadvertently handed over administrative control for about 17 Facebook Pages on Wednesday, including pages for Microsoft and several airlines.
Premium-Inhalt. A lawsuit that accuses Dell of discriminating against women and older workers continues to make its way though the courts. In a filing last week, Dell denied allegations that it had treated employees unfairly and said no layoffs were made on the basis of age or sex.