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    Free Microsoft AV Suite Beta

    Free Microsoft AV Suite Beta
    ‘Priced at free, this one should be a hot seller.’ Microsoft is putting consumer antivirus makers on notice Tuesday, when it will release the beta of its Microsoft Security Essentials, a new anti-malware suite. Unlike its predecessor, Live OneCare suite, a subscription service which is being phased out, the new software will be offered for free to consumers. Like traditional antivirus ...
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    Using VPN Connections in Vista

    Using VPN Connections in Vista
    In the remote connections you’ve seen so far, the security exists mostly at the connection point. That is, you set up usernames with strong passwords, and no one can access your dial-up or Remote Desktop connection without entering the correct logon data. This works well, but it doesn’t do much for the actual data that’s passed between the host and client. ...
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    Next-Gen Wi-Fi--is it Time to Upgrade?

    Next-Gen Wi-Fi--is it Time to Upgrade?
    As if it isn't hard enough keeping track of all the next-gen Wi-Fi terms (802.11n, draft-n, and so on), you then have to figure out what the heck they mean. In the Wi-Fi space, draft-n is the new, faster, stronger, more reliable form of Wi-Fi. More than 25 percent of the Wi-Fi devices shipped in 2008 supported draft-n, says Edgar Figueroa, ...
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    What Can VoIP Do?

    What Can VoIP Do?
    Many businesses make the jump to VoIP for the savings, then fail to take full advantage of the enhanced functions these increasingly versatile platforms offer. Here’s a look at four VoIP features that can help boost productivity and make a small company boom. Unified Messaging Unified messaging means one-stop access to voice mail and e-mail: E-mails can be translated to voice ...
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    The Benefits of VMware

    The Benefits of VMware
    The Benefits of VMware July 6, 2009 VMware and Virtualization Software“Virtualization” is the process of installing multiple operating systems for one or more workstations or servers onto a single physical workstation or server. This is a very practical solution because the processing power of the average workstation or server is underused-most systems only use about 5-15 percent of their processing capabilities. ...
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    What Every Small Business Should Know about Server Virtualization

    What Every Small Business Should Know about Server Virtualization
    Server virtualization is a technology that has been rapidly adopted by big and small businesses alike over the past few years. It allows companies to run several systems and applications, be it Windows, Mac or open-source programs like Linux on a single piece of physical hardware called virtual machine. It reduces IT costs, since these companies have to buy and maintain ...
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    Apple Kills itunes Sync for Palm Pre

    Apple Kills itunes Sync for Palm Pre
    Leave it to Apple to rain on everyone's parade Apple doesn't take kindly to would-be usurpers to its status of the highest tech (and bestselling) smart phone on the market. It has threatened to take legal action against those who violate its mobile multi-touch patent that it was awarded. Now it has taken action to try to kill the potential of ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rate This
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    The iPhone 3GS Perfected for Business

    The iPhone 3GS Perfected for Business
    Sure, the iPhone has got to be one of the most awesome personal tech gadgets ever invented, but “experts” have always argued against using it as a business tool. Fortunately, that is no longer the case. Apple has updated both the iPhone and its operating system, making the 3GS perfect for business use. The Phone The iPhone 3GS is the newest ...
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    Light, but Not Lightweights: Netbooks Are More Than Just Cheap Laptops

    Light, but Not Lightweights: Netbooks Are More Than Just Cheap Laptops
    For the cost of one night's stay in a New York hotel you can now buy a laptop that weighs 3.2 pounds, runs for more than seven hours with an extended battery, and is equally usable with Windows XP and the open-source Linux operating system. Pundits deride these "netbooks," saying they are good for little more than Web browsing and light ...
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    Most Sophisticated, Free Web Design Tool ('Cause Sometimes You Just Can't Afford Adobe)

    Sophisticated tools for creating top-quality digital art are now available free through a Web application. With Raven, users can create complex illustrations based on vector graphics, in which formulas are used to render images that can be scaled to any size without losing detail. The market for this technology, which grounds much of today's professional digital graphics, has been dominated by ...
    Published almost 10 years ago | Rated: +1
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    Toner Replacement: Xerox's New Solid Ink Printers

    From MIT's Toner Replacement in Technology Review "SOLID INK" is melted in a print head and jetted through tiny nozzles onto paper, where it rehardens. Compared with printer toner, the technology is cheaper, produces sharper colors, and requires less energy. But until recently, it has worked only in low-speed printers. A new print head from Xerox (right, atop ink blocks) will ...
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