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Apple now “encourages” antivirus use for Mac OS X

Posted in 1 by Sankeerth on December 2, 2008

After years of jabbing Microsoft for the seeming need to run antivirus software on Windows, Apple has quietly posted its own recommendation for similar security with its own operating system.

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µTorrent’s switch to UDP and why the sky isn’t falling

Posted in 1 by Sankeerth on December 2, 2008

The new alpha version of BitTorrent client µTorrent transfers data over UDP, making it either easier or harder on ISP networks than existing BitTorrent clients.

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gOS Cloud – From zero to web browser in just a few seconds

Posted in 1 by Sankeerth on December 2, 2008

The latest version of gOS goes a few steps further, by emphasizing the web browser above all else. gOS Cloud is a stripped down Linux distro that can load in just a few seconds.

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Worst Jobs with the Best Pay

Posted in 1 by Sankeerth on December 1, 2008

Yes, IT Worker ACTUALLY IS on the list. These are dirty jobs and somebody has to do them. At least they get paid for it. Also includes: crab fisherman, roughneck, gastroenterologist, security in Iraq, trucker, crop duster pilot, toll collector, embalmer, and many more high paying jobs you probably don’t want.

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The 5 Most Overlooked Fat Loss Factors

Posted in 1 by Sankeerth on November 19, 2008

From the thermal effect of eating to macronutrient consumption, this is a very unique take on fat loss.

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Five Best Remote Desktop Tools

Posted in 1 by Sankeerth on November 14, 2008

With the right remote desktop tool, you can access your home computer as though you’re sitting right in front of it
— no matter where you are, no matter what you’re doing. Earlier this week we asked you to share your favorite remote desktop tools, and today we’re back with the top five answers.

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Google launches video chat for Gmail

Posted in 1 by Sankeerth on November 14, 2008

Google is rolling out video and voice capabilities for the chat function that is embedded in the Gmail interface. It’s a bare-bones voice and video-conferencing service, but it’s simple to install and use and is a very good addition to Gmail.

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How 10 Famous Technology Products Got Their Names

Posted in 1 by Sankeerth on November 14, 2008

From iPod and BlackBerry to Twitter and Wikipedia, we take a look at the processes and people who came up with the names for these iconic tech products.

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25GB in 70 seconds with USB 3.0

Posted in 1 by Sankeerth on November 14, 2008

The USB 3.0 specification guarantees an increased performance of 10 times compared to the capabilities of the current USB 2.0, providing a bandwidth of 600 MB/s second. Devices employing USB 3.0 specifications are planned to be available to consumers in 2009 or 2010 and would be backwards compatible with USB 2.0 and USB 1.1.

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Six Great Free Apple IPhone Downloads

Posted in 1 by Sankeerth on November 14, 2008

Realize the full potential of your Apple iPhone smartphone without touching your bank account. These free downloads will keep you up to date on news and sports, connect you with colleagues, ensure you’ve got an endless supply of free music and even provide a birds-eye-view of most of the globe.

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