Category: PC & Linux

Adobe finds critical flaw in Flash again

Adobe finds critical flaw in Flash again

Adobe has found yet another serious security flaw in Flash. The vulnerability affects all the platforms, including Android, though the attacks have seen only on Windows so far. Just like last months exploit, this one is spreading the malicious .swf files embedded in Office documents, only this time its a Word instead of Excel (last time) being targeted. Once again Reader and Acrobat are also vulnerable, but attacks can be thwarted using Readers Protected Mode.

Adobe Announces Monthly Software Subscriptions For Creative Suite 5.5

Adobe Announces Monthly Software Subscriptions For Creative Suite 5.5

Adobe Systems announced monthly subscriptions model for its upcoming Adobe Creative suite 5.5. This new model will allow users to try out Adobe products by subscribing online and paying a fraction of the cost of the original product. By this new model Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 Master Collection can be subscribed for $129 a month for a year or $195 month-to-month.

REETI: The Media Center PC And A Robot

REETI: The Media Center PC And A Robot

REETI unit developed by Frances Robopec, not only its a full-fledged media PC, its also a Robot. Its one capable of displaying range of emotions, no less. They have been working on this for a little while now, but just recently made its public debut at the Innorobo trade show, there it showed of its ability to track people with its eyes and respond to both speech and touch. Still no word on availability, but it seems like the company is planning to sell them.

Mozilla Releases Firefox 4 for Android

Mozilla Releases Firefox 4 for Android

Mozilla has released Firefox 4.0 mobile web browser for Android OS based phones. The new Firefox4 for Android and Meamo mobile platform based devices offers you the tabbed browsing, Firefox sync support and even Add-ons. The new Firefox 4 doesnt support the old ARM v6 CPU based phones and ADOBE Flash. Mozilla developers claim that the Firefox 4.0 is up to 3 times faster than the stock Android browser. It got the enhanced Java Script engine with JagerMonkey JIT compiler to make the page loads faster and improves the overall graphics performance. It keeps the user engaged in the web content with desktop browser features like tabs and browser controls and bookmarks sync.

Firefox 4 leads IE 9 in downloads and usage

Firefox 4 leads IE 9 in downloads and usage

Firefox 4 launched last week, has attracted considerable interest in technology enthusiasts. The browser was downloaded 7.1 million times in the first day alone. Its now passed 15 million downloads in 48 hours and is currently nearing 40 million downloads now.

Samsung 9 Series Laptop Priced At $1,199 At Official Site And $1,149 At Amazon.com. Comes With 11.6 Inch Display And 64GB SSD

Samsung 9 Series Laptop Priced At $1,199 At Official Site And $1,149 At Amazon.com. Comes With 11.6 Inch Display And 64GB SSD

The new and highly anticipated, exceptionally thin 11.6 inch version of Samsung’s 9 Series laptop will come with 64GB Solid State Drive (SSD). Samsung has posted its price as $1,199.00 on their official website. While Amazon.com is reporting a price of $1,149.00 with free shipping. While the price and design of the laptop steals our heart the puny size of the hard disk makes its less desirable.

Cloud-based management system Windows Intune Released

Cloud-based management system Windows Intune Released

Microsofts Windows Intune, the cloud-based desktop management and maintenance system released. The software and service solution is available in 36 countries, with prices available from $11 per PC per month. Combining the hosted management system console accessed through a browser with a client application deployed to management PCs.

Google Chrome 11 Beta Released

Google Chrome 11 Beta Released

Google has just released Chrome 11 beta version. This beta will feature HTML5 Speech Input API from HTML5 Speech Incubator Group andGPU accelerated 3D CSS. Continue reading for more information, HTML5 Speech Input API demo and download link for Chrome 11 Beta.