Mark your calendars for this Saturday, July 19th, for the
monthly meeting of the PC Club of
Item 1: Read what others say about rebooting their routers
"I've owned a WRT54G, some
cheap D-Link home Wi-Fi/firewall/routers, and now an
Item 2: Superconducting power grid (Don't we wish.)
"IEEE is running a story about a new superconducting power grid that was energized in April in
After four refreshes, the new chipset platform is Intel's first major Centrino upgrade after its predecessor was launched in 2003. Running faster processors, the Centrino 2 platform feature will better multimedia performance while consuming less power, the company said.
Laptops with the Centrino 2 platform include Core 2 Duo processors running between 2.26GHz and 3.06GHz, a graphics chipset capable of handling high-definition graphics and a wireless chipset. Three of the new Core 2 Duo processors run at 25 watts for lower power consumption compared to earlier processors, which ran at 35 watts of higher.
Riley had posted more than 70 entries on her blog from Woy Woy on the east coast since February last year, sharing her thoughts on modern life and her experiences living through the entire 20th century.
Users of Check Point Software's ZoneAlarm personal firewall products can now download a fix that resolves an Internet connectivity glitch created by a Microsoft security patch released earlier this week.
The fix applies to the ZoneAlarm Internet Security Suite, Pro, Antivirus, Anti-Spyware and Basic Firewall editions of the product. It can be downloaded directly from Check Point's ZoneAlarm.com Web site.
The problem began on Tuesday when Microsoft sent patch number KB951748 to Windows users. The patch is designed to plug a security vulnerability that leaves computers vulnerable to so-called DNS attacks.
Whether you're a commuter lugging your laptop to and from the office or a frequent flier who likes to take your tech with you, you know the benefits of a featherweight notebook firsthand. But why settle for a stripped-down system just to save your back a little agony? We've reviewed a number of lightweight laptops that manage to pack in a wide array of useful features to make your travel experience productive, entertaining, and just plain easier while still keeping the weight to a minimum.
It could be my advancing years—I seriously doubt that—but every morning I dread turning on my MacBook Pro, fearful of the data deluge it will bring and the daylong struggle to find the information I need to get things done. And I'm not the only one caught in this quicksand-like avalanche of digital data.
to market research firm comScore (SCOR), in May
the total number of Internet searches conducted in the
The problem is that there's too much data coming online too quickly, and the traditional method of search that involves first finding and then consuming the information is not going to work for much longer. There just won't be enough time for us to do that and still have a life. It's a problem, and therefore solving it is an opportunity—a very big opportunity.