Microsofts new wireless keyboard and mouse spies with full AES 128-bit encryption on over-the-air data improvement from the old wireless models have proven easy pickings for hacker types. You can get this Microsoft Wireless Desktop 2000 for $40. But the protection from more common threats like Shandong phishmongers is not guaranteed, it will take up security loop holes in your other peripherals.
Category: PC & Linux
The Eee PC 1001PXD, 1011PX and 1015PX are about to get the Ubuntu configurations. The famous netbook line running Xandros, these Ubuntu loaded machines could help Linux to reach a larger audience. The representatives are now pitting the new netbooks against Windows powered machines, telling the Inquirer that Ubuntu is competing with Microsoft, not other Linux Distributions. Are these trios of ASUS Atom netbooks enough to win the war on Windows?
The third iteration of Linux Kernel Version 3.0.0-rc1 comes 15 years after 2.0 first hit the web and brings driver support for Microsoft Kinect a move that should have visions of sugar plum fairies dancing in hackers heads. It also includes its code optimized for AMDs Fusion and Intels Ivy and Sandy Bridge silicon, and updated graphics drivers. Trovalds is pointed out this new release is an evolutionary change and the big three oh is all about moving into a third decade of distribution, not about overhauling OS. More work to be done for refinement, but curious users can grab the latest Linux at source link below
Thomas Pleasance reports that AirPlay for Windows Media Center add-in seems to be one of the smoother combinations we have seen and its still in beta. After installing Apples Bonjour service and the free client on your Media Center PC you should be able to stream video or pictures to it from an iPad or iPhone with a click. Click on the source link to download yours.
The browser battles the debut of new Google Chrome commercial, starring Lady Gaga and her little monsters. The minute and half video of Gaga and her fans signing and gyrating their way through her latest single, the ad intended to illustrate the power of the web and its creative new model of interaction. Dont forget to look at the video
Clickfrees new C2 Rugged Back up drive capable of withstanding, the rubberized disk will continue to work after being dropped from four feet. It also features the companys Easy run software, which will automatically backing up your PC when you are done showing that storage device who is to. The 500GB C2 is now available now through Clickfrees site for $140 or $100, if you are booking it as within first 100 lucky persons, click on the source link to buy yours now, for more details read the press release.
If you have a Sony PS3 gaming console, you know that it is more than just a console. Here comes another feature with 3D.This tip basically lies in the firmware update. You must first update the operating system of your PlayStation 3.
From Windows Vista onwards, specific folders seems exist for the sake of compatibility, but actually redirect to other real folders.
The libraries functions in Windows 7 help in structuring data. But a lot of users still prefer the conventional folder structure.
Hard drive cleaning helps in tracking trash on the system. Unfortunately, the functionality is restricted to predefined file types.
Angry Birds web version comes to the Google Chromes Web store now. 60fps are promised in modern PCs, and we have spotted SD and HD labels, so there will be a quality matching your computers performance. Offline gaming is also available. Chrome got the exclusive content such as chrome bombs and other bits. Rovio just noted it is really, really happy about the 5 percent, referring to Googles pricing model of charging a flat fee of 5 percent to developers on in app purchases in the Chrome Web Store. Mighty Eagle will be purchasable option for impatient users. The Game is available now on Chrome Web Store. To get your free app click on the source link and download and enjoy the gaming.
The OCZ has now released the two new solid state drives: the Agility 3 and Solid 3. The pair of 2.5-inch SSDs runs on the SATA III 6Gbps interface and come strapped with a SandForce SF-2200 processor allows for some speedy performance. The Agility 3 boasts a maximum read rate of 525MBps, a write speed of 500MBps and can crank it up to 60,000 IOPS. The Solid 3 with 500MBps read rate, 450MBps writing capabilities and max IOPS of 20,000. On the high end of price spectrum is 240GB Agility 3 at $480, 60GB and 120GB versions priced at $135 and $240 respectively. The Solid 3 is available in both 60GB costs $130 and 120GB costs $230. Click on the source link to get more details about them.