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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #450 on: October 07, 2007, 04:27:45 PM »
I've had a lot of success with R-Drive Image
Ok... but not a freeware :'(
I listed a freeware here but can't attest to it's effectiveness.  ???
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #451 on: October 08, 2007, 02:46:19 PM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #454 on: October 11, 2007, 04:32:06 AM »
The low-cost laptop that Apple should have built.
 

Apple Did Offer to build a stripped down version of OS X for the laptop to run on its slower hardware much like it did for the AppleTV and iPhone (the OS X kernel, darwin, is open source afterall). I think MS also offered to adapt windows in a similar way
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #455 on: October 11, 2007, 04:34:59 AM »
'Storm worm' exploits YouTube
Unfortunately, this takes the fun out of "Funny" video clips.  :'(
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #456 on: October 11, 2007, 04:39:45 AM »
8 reasons why Windows users don’t switch to Mac

Great article. Has some good points like acnt build your own mac and most workplaces are windows only. Also has good points for the Mac like how Apple is very competitive price wise these days (just ask sasha)

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But now that I have spent time with OS X, I could never go back.
This is true for almost everyone that uses OS X for a while.

All in all almost everything is right on the money 9 out of 10 stars :)
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #457 on: October 12, 2007, 01:51:14 AM »
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« Reply #458 on: October 12, 2007, 09:19:27 PM »
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« Reply #459 on: October 12, 2007, 09:29:20 PM »
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« Reply #460 on: October 12, 2007, 09:31:55 PM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #461 on: October 15, 2007, 02:57:00 PM »
Free Online Storage from Windows Live called SkyDrive.

One GIG for you to use privately or, share files etc with others.

All you need is a Windows Live ID.

You'll find some of my public files available here. :)

Unlike the FREE USB drive M$ gave away some time ago, this one actually works and is available. :)
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #463 on: October 17, 2007, 01:52:06 PM »
AOL will lay off 2,000 people

AOL is about to turn into AOHELL again. This once powerful internet co. is trying to restructure at the
expense of it's employees.  :'(
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #464 on: October 17, 2007, 01:58:33 PM »
Decompression Bombs as a Computer Security Risk

A decompression bomb is typically a zip file that has been compressed by a huge amount resulting in a small file that takes forever to unpack. Clicking the zip file will essentially bring you computer to a halt; a kind of denial-of-service attack. Read the full details here:
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