Category Archives: Software

Month of PHP Bugs

In the latest installment of “Month of (fill in software or computer language here) Bugs”, Stephan Esser is set to announce vulnerabilities found in the PHP scripting language. Esser quit the PHP Security Response Team in December after becoming increasingly frustrated with the time it took to patch known holes in PHP. Because of that […]

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Dell to Start Offering Linux Laptops and Desktops

After numerous requests from Linux geeks, Dell has heard the cries for an alternative OS to Windows. They have decided to make some Linux-certified laptops and desktop computers. The plan as of now, is to offer the Dell OptiPlex desktops, Dell Precision workstations and their Latitude notebooks in a “Certified for Linux” option to average […]

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NetBeans v5.5 Launched!

Yes! Netbeans version 5.5 has been released! InfoWorld names NetBeans “Best Java IDE Innovator” in 2007 Technology of the Year awards Personally, I feel NetBeans itself is a very powerful Java IDE by itself. No other free editor could ever allow you to use GUI to create your splash screen for J2ME applications within minutes! […]

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Is Your Software Vista Compatible?

As a rule, most people love having the latest and greatest things.  With all the hoopla surrounding Windows Vista when it was released, many people quickly jumped on the Vista train and either upgraded from Windows XP or purchased computers that had Vista installed already.  However, once they booted the machine running on the brand […]

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Google Apps an Alternative to Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is currently the industry standard as far as meeting the needs of business owners around the world. Google is attempting to change that. Google Apps is going business with added features through a premier bundle of Google Apps for a small annual fee of $50. Microsoft welcomes the competition as “keeping them on […]

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Google Desktop Search Exploit Patched

Google recently released a notice of a severe bug in their Desktop Search Tool, which allows users to search Google from their desktop. The leak is a weak string of code within the program itself that, if altered, would allow a hacker full access to the user’s computer and ultimately the hacker could search the […]

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Remote PC

This is a paid review of Remote PC for PayPerPost. However, I have tried this product and so am able to comment from experience. We normally only comment on FREE software, but in this case, I will make an exception, because I have tried it. RemotePC Remote Access has a very nice setup. It does […]

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Microsoft Patches Six Critical Flaws

When you are the world’s largest maker of software and your software runs on about 95 percent of the world’s computers, you are going to have to fix things on a regular basis. This month’s edition of Patch Tuesday brings us patches for 6 critical flaws in Microsoft software. The patches fixed holes in Windows […]

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Troubleshoot Outlook Express Errors

I don’t use Outlook Express personally because we have Microsoft Office and that came with Microsoft Outlook (woo hoo), which syncs nicely with my HP Ipaq PDA (woo hoo again) :). But, we have many clients that use Outlook Express because it is free for Windows users and works well for the most part. But, […]

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Nokia Releasing Smart2Go Mapping Software

Nokia announced Thursday that its mobile customers and users of Windows Mobile 5.0 will be able to use its smart2go mapping and navigation software for FREE. Smart2go is pretty slick and it offers some pretty beefy features. Users can get turn-by-turn directions from a satellite in more than 30 different countries. It also lets users […]

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