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> IBM sues over counterfeit, flammable laptop batteries. Article> 8GB Asus Eee PC gets spec’d, Read more…
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AFP hack allows iPhone root access

Good news for iPhone hacking enthusiasts and bad news for iPhone security enthusiasts: An iPhone hacker going by the name of “Core,” has uncovered a previously unknown AppleTalk Filing Protocol Read more…

R.I.P. Mac OS 9 Classic

Though you may not have realized it, Apple has retained legacy support for Mac OS 9 “Classic” applications in every version of OS X, through the use of a virtual machine. Sure, the Classic apps Read more…
Tags: Memory   Apple   Mac OS X  

Windows Server 2008 goes beta

Boy, Microsoft really has been hogging the headlines this week, haven’t they? First, Read more…

Microsoft releases bug fix for Office 2004

Microsoft has just released a “critical” update for Office 2004 for the Mac, which fixes a previously unpatched vulnerability that could allow a hacker to overwrite the contents of your system’s Read more…

Gateway One gets reviewed

Remember the Gateway One? How could you forget: the sleek all-in-one is easily the most striking PC design Read more…
Tags: Memory   Hard Drive   Apple   Gateway  

Want 4GB of RAM? You’ll have to pick up Vista x64

In the geek world, Vista tends to be a divider, not a uniter and one of the main points of contention continues to be the question of how much RAM is enough. Some folks (most of whom reside in a

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Tags: 64-Bit   Memory  

Vista requires 4GB of RAM for optimal performance?

And to think, I thought that OS X was a RAM hog. While Apple’s OS can generally run comfortably with around 1GB of RAM, it turns out that Vista might be significantly more memory-hungry. Around four times more, to be exact. While Microsoft officially supports Vista on PCs with as little as 512MB of memory, most vendors have been recommending 2GB for users looking to enjoy the optimal Vista experience. David Short, an IBM consultant who has been testing Vista for two years, warns …

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Windows Home Server: what is it?

With all this talk of the iPhone, your memory might be a little hazy right now and that’s understandable. Remember that company, Microsoft? Remember its Chairman, the nerdily endearing Bill Gates? Remember how he wants you to have a Windows Home Server in your house? Oh come on, of course you remember.

More than a few of us were left standing in the dust of CES, wondering exactly …

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How to: Enable PCs for Vista ASLR

There is certainly no shortage of products and services on the market that can help you protect your network from attack. But here’s one that’s free (provided you’re running Vista): Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR), which moves around function entry points in your system’s memory to make them harder to exploit. While ASLR might not be able to prevent a targeted attack, it can help defend against automated attacks. The only caveat is that for ASLR to function correctly, your …

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