Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft is testing a new feature called "Bing & Ping" for its Bing search engine that allows people to share search results on social networks Facebook and Twitter.
Premium-Inhalt. After five years operating the joint Sympatico.msn.ca portal, Bell Canada Enterprises Inc. and Microsoft Canada Co. have decided to go their separate ways and launch independent sites. The two new portals, Sympatico.ca and MSN.ca, launched on Sept. 1.
Premium-Inhalt. When it comes to generating buzz, Apple is King Bee -- as it proved again this week merely by sending out invitations to its upcoming rock-n-roll-themed "special event." Other special things that happened this week: Gmail fans get vexed at yet another service outage, TV feeds its Twitter fixation, and Wikipedia looks for the color of truth. Can you identify the truth in today's quiz? Correct answers are worth 10 points a throw. All righty, then -- let's go!
Premium-Inhalt. In Mac OS X 10.5, you could combine the use of Exposé's Application Windows mode and the Command-Tab application switcher by first activating Exposé and then pressing Command-Tab. When you selected another application and released Command-Tab, that application would come to the foreground in Exposé mode, revealing all its windows. Alternatively, you could release just the Command key, and cycle through all your applications (while still in Exposé mode) by just pressing the Tab key.
Premium-Inhalt. Despite a number of fiber-optic cables that are being developed in Africa to provide broadband Internet and communication services, a new satellite hub has been set up in a bid to improve the Internet quality and reduce the high cost of Internet services.
Premium-Inhalt. Sonnet Technologies has announced the release of its Fusion D400QR5 desktop and R400QR5 rackmount four-drive hardware-based RAID 5 storage systems. They're priced at $1,335 for a 2 terabyte (TB) model to $1,675 for a 6TB model.
Premium-Inhalt. Cisco Systems gave Chairman and CEO John Chambers a "discretionary incentive payment" of more than US$2 million for the company's 2009 fiscal year, despite the fact that net income fell nearly 24 percent from the previous year on sales that were down almost 9 percent.
Premium-Inhalt. Microsoft says that cyber-criminals are starting to exploit an unpatched bug in its IIS server software that was made public earlier this week.
Premium-Inhalt. Anyone finding Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) subscriptions a tough sell for management used to Microsoft's one-time license fee for Windows must emphasize that there are more factors to be considered, chiefly return on investment, Red Hat officials said Friday.
Premium-Inhalt. Like a fervent preacher appearing before his flock, Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin emphasized benefits and potential for the Linux platform Thursday during an industry conference that also featured an update on mobile Linux efforts. At the Linux Foundation Collaboration Summit in San Francisco, Zemlin cited advances by Linux into multiple spaces, including supercomputing and embedded systems. "It is the fastest growing platform in every aspect of computing," Zemlin said, "Linux is growing two to three times faster than any other platform out there today."
Premium-Inhalt. Before a graphic anti-texting video exploded onto the Internet, there was an equally graphic film intended to sell seatbelt use U.K. to teens. "" is very similar, only better.
Premium-Inhalt. I can't say I'm an Outlook fan, but for better or worse, I'm stuck with it. Fortunately, I've found a few ways to make the most of it, like using it as an RSS reader for my Google Reader account.
Premium-Inhalt. Verizon Communications President and Chief Operating Officer Denny Strigl will retire by the end of this year, the company said Friday.
Premium-Inhalt. The ombudsman for the European Union has confirmed receiving a complaint from Intel about the way its antitrust case was handled in Europe and said he will publish a summary of his decision later this month.
Premium-Inhalt. The US and Brazil continued their output of spam and viruses through August, although levels have dropped slightly since July, according to security vendor Network Box.
Premium-Inhalt. International communications company Cable&Wireless Worldwide has doubled the size of new business won in Asia Pacific for the second consecutive year in the financial year 2008-2009 (FY08-09, ended 31 March 2009), the company has revealed.
Premium-Inhalt. This week on the PC World Podcast, editors Tim Moynihan, Robert Strohmeyer, Darren Gladstone, and Mark Sullivan discuss some of the biggest tech happenings of the week.
Premium-Inhalt. Oracle® Database 11g Release 2, a steady improvement from its predecessor, is now available for download, the IT solutions provider announced Thursday.
Premium-Inhalt. Virtualization may have answered CIOs' growing pains in addressing the scarcity of resources minus the exorbitant costs, but failing to look at the technology from a holistic standpoint may cause more problems than solutions, an executive from IT infrastructure provider EMC warned Thursday.
Premium-Inhalt. TalkTalk, BT, Orange and Which? are amongst leading telecoms companies and consumer groups who believe the Government's latest proposals on the 'how' to reduce illegal filesharing are misconceived.
Premium-Inhalt. has introduced the Epson Stylus Pro 3880 professional A2+ photo printer.
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Premium-Inhalt. If you have an older Ethernet-networked printer, you may find that, after upgrading to Snow Leopard (Mac OS X 10.6), the printer no longer responds to your Mac's Print requests. That's what happened with my trusty old HP LaserJet 4000N (circa 1998). If this happens to you, don't despair. It's almost certain your printer and your Mac can be friends again. Here's what you need to know:
Premium-Inhalt. USB flash drives are handy storage devices, and there are a wide ranges of choices, from practical to fashionable. I like flash drives that are small and easy to carry with me at all times.
Premium-Inhalt. Here's a sneaky one for you. According to Sophos, a piece of spyware is masquerading as a Flash player plug-in for Firefox. Its installation screen looks legit (per ), and it will even show up thereafter in the list of Firefox extensions as "Adobe Flash Player 0.2."
Premium-Inhalt. Ready to boldy beta where no one's beta'd before? Have a look at Star Trek Online aka STO to see about getting into their closed beta signup: . Developed by Cryptic Studios, the guys responsible for the City of Heroes/Villains massively multiplayer online games, STO picks up 30 years after Star Trek: Nemesis (and also, therefore, after the preliminary events in the recent Star Trek "reboot").
Premium-Inhalt. There are things that should be left enough alone and 's Orwellian removal of the book "Nineteen Eighty-Four" from Kindle e-readers is one of them. Orwell would have gotten a kick out of this, yet Amazon seems to miss the humor in it.
Premium-Inhalt. is a ridiculously addictive $1 puzzler from Dr. Reiner Knizia and sold through .
Premium-Inhalt. Google is promising changes to the Android Market, the same week that a prominent application developer complained about issues with the store.
Premium-Inhalt. LG is demonstrating a software system at IFA that lets users share a PC to lower power consumption and cut costs.