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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1725 on: November 13, 2009, 05:33:22 AM »
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Expert says Adobe Flash policy is risky
by Elinor Mills

A lax security policy in Adobe Flash puts visitors to user-generated content site at risk, says a researcher who has found a technique exploiting the way browsers handling Flash files.

http://news.cnet.com/8301-27080_3-10396326-245.html?tag=newsEditorsPicksArea.0

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« Reply #1726 on: November 13, 2009, 09:56:37 AM »
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Expert says Adobe Flash policy is risky
by Elinor Mills

A lax security policy in Adobe Flash puts visitors to user-generated content site at risk, says a researcher who has found a technique exploiting the way browsers handling Flash files.

http://news.cnet.com/8301-27080_3-10396326-245.html?tag=newsEditorsPicksArea.0

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Flash payload could "theoretically" still be executed, but it would be incredibly difficult to do, Baily wrote in his post.)

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« Reply #1727 on: November 14, 2009, 01:23:05 PM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1728 on: November 17, 2009, 06:08:47 PM »
Hello,

Has anyone used this piece of code : http://www.growlforwindows.com/gfw/

ideas?

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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1729 on: November 18, 2009, 10:33:37 AM »
Ubuntu 10.04 LTS announced, codenamed Lucid Lynx
Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth has announced that Ubuntu 10.04
will be codenamed Lucid Lynx. Scheduled for launch in April, the
10.04 release will be provided with long-term support.
Offtopic: Don't it look like Snow Leopard?
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« Reply #1730 on: November 18, 2009, 10:56:31 AM »
It looks like Snow Lynx. ;D

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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1731 on: November 18, 2009, 11:31:30 PM »

Dropbox is a simpler alternative to what you may have used in the past.

Dropbox replaces:
Emailing file attachments to yourself and other people
Using USB drives to move files between computers
Renaming files to keep a history of previous versions
Complicated backup software
FTP servers, system-specific sharing methods, Network Attached Storage (NAS)
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1732 on: November 19, 2009, 04:59:37 PM »
JavaScript, graphics performance improvements on tap for IE9

quote : IE9 will contain a new, significantly faster JavaScript engine, it will have richer support for web standards like CSS 3, and it will use the new Direct2D and DirectWrite technology for its graphics and text rendering.

thoughts ?

more : http://arstechnica.com/microsoft/news/2009/11/javascript-graphics-performance-improvements-on-tap-for-ie9.ars

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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1733 on: November 21, 2009, 04:32:20 AM »
Google’s Go: A New Programming Language That’s Python Meets C++ | TechCrunch

Big news for developers out there: Google has just announced
the release of a new, open sourced programming language called Go.
The company says that Go is experimental, and that it combines
the performance and security benefits associated with using a
compiled language like C++ with the speed of a dynamic language like Python.
Go’s official mascot is Gordon the gopher, seen here.
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1734 on: December 03, 2009, 02:42:22 PM »
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1735 on: December 03, 2009, 04:41:19 PM »

Dropbox is a simpler alternative to what you may have used in the past.

Dropbox replaces:
Emailing file attachments to yourself and other people
Using USB drives to move files between computers
Renaming files to keep a history of previous versions
Complicated backup software
FTP servers, system-specific sharing methods, Network Attached Storage (NAS)

I've been having some problems with my google share Bob, and I'm thinking of dropping my google docs back to what they were, which was inventory of published docs and other drafts. I was quite liking the look of the dropbox program and downloaded it a while ago but have yet to spend worthwhile time with.

 http://forum.avast.com/index.php?topic=19387.msg432262#msg432262

This is what I will go for. I like this program for share.
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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1736 on: December 03, 2009, 05:30:32 PM »

Save some ink, save some paper
USE The Printliminator (BETA)

The Printliminator is a bookmarklet with some simple tools you can use
to makes websites print better. One click to activate, and then click
to remove elements from the page, remove graphics, and apply better print styling.

http://css-tricks.com/examples/ThePrintliminator/

I have it installed on the following Browsers:
Google Chrome, Firefox and, IE8
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« Reply #1737 on: December 03, 2009, 09:08:40 PM »
Intel unveils 48-core cloud computing silicon chip:

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/8392392.stm

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Re: Interesting Software and System News
« Reply #1739 on: December 12, 2009, 04:07:54 AM »

I've just finished installing the Jolicloud operating system on my computer.
I know it belongs on a Netbook but I don't yet own one.
In any case, it's a pleasure to use and doesn't mess up your Windows installation.
You can download it from here

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