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Premium-Inhalt. With online bookmarking and--even better--social bookmarking--all your bookmarks are available to you from any computer with an Internet connection. takes this concept a step further. The US$12 application from lets your bookmarks travel with you on an iPhone or iPod touch.
Premium-Inhalt. Security vendors are warning users of Microsoft's Internet Information Services 6 Web-server software that a new online attack could put their data at risk.
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Premium-Inhalt. It looks like pirates have crashed EA's party by spreading a leaked version of on many torrent sites. Without linking to any of these sites, users are stating that the leaked game "plays just fine." The leaked version apparently contains little to none of the DRM restrictions or online activation requirements that got , and as such is currently spreading like wildfire. EA has yet to comment on the leak. Look for The Sims 3 on June 3rd.
Premium-Inhalt. If you're familiar with ( Macworld rated 4.5 out of 5 mice ), the easy-to-use personal database application for your Mac, then you won't be surprised to learn that for the iPhone and iPod touch is as capable and powerful a database application as is its desktop counterpart. Think of US$5 Bento as a "two-mints-in-one" application that can be used by itself on your iPhone or iPod touch or in tandem with its desktop counterpart.
Premium-Inhalt. If you are part of a business, sooner or later you want to be able to collaborate on a database with a colleague or customer. In the past, the easiest way to share a small database was to create a spreadsheet and email it to your collaborators. While this isn't the best method, it has withstood more sophisticated competition for several reasons:
Premium-Inhalt. In an interview with , Sean Brennan, marketing director for Bethesda ( series, ) reveals that the Maryland-based developer and publisher is going to make an announcement this year about a new video game for the .
Premium-Inhalt. Today, Harmonix revealed the 41-song setlist of , that holds a wide array of songs from the 60?s all the way up to the 2000?s, sure to please fans looking for a full bodied, handheld musical experience.
Premium-Inhalt. ProjectWizards officially released new versions of its and the companion product that allows for collaborative product management. The newly released version 2.7 had previously been available as a public beta. In addition, ProjectWizards also released a 1.0.1 update to the , fixing a connectivity issue.
Premium-Inhalt. Iomega on Monday introduced a new generation of its portable hard disk drives for Mac and Windows. The drives are priced starting at US$85.
Premium-Inhalt. Online targeted advertising and the collection of consumer data are the fuel of Internet commerce, not the major privacy problems described by some advocates and U.S. lawmakers, according to a new paper.
Premium-Inhalt. At support software company Bomgar, executives admit their products didn't support Macs very well just a few years ago. But that's been changing over the last 12 months, and last week Bomgar released the latest version of its appliance-based, remote desktop support software with beefed-up Mac features.
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Premium-Inhalt. In an unusual twist, Microsoft and Linux have joined forces in a legal tussle.
Premium-Inhalt. Less than a week after suffering a widespread outage, a Google Inc. Web site had another hiccup this morning.
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Premium-Inhalt. A stone-and-tile company is suing ERP (enterprise resource planning) vendor Epicor over a system it says never worked as intended or promised, according to documents filed last month in U.S. District Court in Connecticut.
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Premium-Inhalt. Aruba Networks announced its new Virtual Branch Network (VBN) solution, which it says, transparently and securely connects remote users with enterprise applications and resources, greatly simplifying the management of branch offices, clinics, home offices and telecommuter while significantly lowering costs. The remote networking market targeted by VBN comprises roughly half of the nearly USD $11 billion WAN edge market.* Growth in this segment is expected to be driven by the need to support increasingly dispersed workforces, lower operating expenses by reducing real estate holdings, and encourage sustainability through teleworking, among other factors.
Premium-Inhalt. Fujitsu has announced the launch of ServerView Resource Coordinator VE (RCVE), which reportedly enables enterprises to create dynamic infrastructure from virtual and physical servers in datacenters and cloud computing environments. It also harnesses all physical and virtual resources within complex IT server topologies -- including cloud computing environments -- providing simplified, unified management and ensuring that resources are dynamically optimized to deliver best performance at all times.
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Premium-Inhalt. VMware unveiled VMware vSphereTM 4, with new features and product editions that deliver "Always on IT" for small and midsized businesses (SMBs) and remote and branch office (ROBO) IT environments. VMware vSphere 4 will reportedly deliver zero-downtime application availability and enterprise-class data protection managed under a single pane of glass, providing simplified and truly affordable disaster recovery previously out of reach for most small IT organizations.