Asustek to Make Google Android Netbook, Says Report

From PC World: Google's Android OS continues to extend its tentacles deeper into Microsoft territory. Two weeks ago Archos announced plans to roll out an Android-based tablet phone later this year, and now netbook-pioneer Asustek says it may install Android on an upcoming, low-cost...

Microsoft Readies Vista Update

From PC World: Microsoft has released an almost final version of Vista Service Pack 2 to its testing community.

The release candidate of Vista SP2 is not yet publicly available, but judging by past releases you may not have to wait too long before the official update ships....

Twitter search gains prominence, importance

From CNET News.com: Twitter is working to convert its popularity into a business, and Google has shown that search can make money. So it's notable that Twitter is giving its search function new prominence.

Rather than consigning its Twitter search page to a separate corner of its...

Adobe Flaw Heightens Risk of Encountering Malicious PDFs

From PC World: Security companies are warning of a new flaw in two Adobe Systems programs that could compromise a PC merely by opening a malicious PDF (Portable Document Format) file.

Hackers are exploiting the flaw in the wild, although attacks are not widespread yet, according to...

Intel replies to solid-state drive 'slowness' critique

From CNET News.com: After a technology review site claimed Intel solid-state drives slow considerably after extended use, Intel said it has not been able to duplicate the results.

SSDs have been gaining in popularity because independent testing done to date has typically shown that...

Hacker Unveils Stealthy Memory Injection Attack in Mac OSX

From DailyTech: Vincenzo Iozzo, a student security researcher at Politchnico di Milano University in Italy, unveiled a startling new attack against Mac OS X computers that allows hackers to inject malicious code into another program’s memory space – and then vanishes as soon as the...

Razer Lycosa Keyboard Defective; Replace Yours

From Tom's Hardware: Shortly after the launch of the Razer Lycosa gaming keyboard, buyers started to express concern over the functionality of their newly purchased units in the Razer support forums and on many other open technical support forums. Purchasers were complaining that...

Windows Mobile 6.5 Prototype Phone Stolen

From DailyTech: Mere days after it was unveiled to the public for the first time, a phone loaded with an upcoming version of Microsoft's operating system for "Windows Phones" was stolen right out of the pocket of a Telstra executive. The prototype HTC smartphone was loaded with...

Microsoft Accused of Antitrust Violations, Again

From DailyTech: Microsoft is no stranger to lawsuits and allegations of antitrust violations. Many consumers and other software makers have claimed that the software firm has a monopoly in the operating system market. So far, Microsoft has been fined in Europe and other countries for...

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