First Review: Microsoft’s Security Essentials
At this point we have no information as to the accessibility of this product.
The beta version of , a free program that fights viruses and spyware, is now available for . The app, previously code-named Morro, replaces and fights the usual rogues’ gallery of PC threats, including worms, Trojans, and other troublemakers.
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Apple 3 G S IPhone
We believe that Apple’s new IPhone 3 G S has taken a step in the right direction. Although time will tell just how close they’ve really come. At least these features come included with the product and don’t require the purchase of a separate screen reader. This is all the information we currently have available about this new product.
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Microsoft To Unveil Free AntiVirus Software
BOSTON (Reuters) Microsoft Corp is getting ready to unveil a long-anticipated free anti-virus service for personal computers that will compete with products sold by Symantec Corp and McAfee Inc.
A Microsoft spokesman said on Wednesday that the world’s biggest software maker is testing an early version of the product with its own employees. Microsoft would “soon” make a trial version, or product beta, available via its website, he added, but declined to provide a specific date.
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Firefox 3.5 Features New Java Script Engine, Built In Video
The next version of Firefox will include next-generation features Mozilla hopes will help the browser stand apart from competitors.
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5D Storage Could Hold 2,000 Times More Than One DVD
5D’ storage could hold 2,000 times more than 1 DVD
Friday, May 22, 2009 CBC News
Researchers in Australia have demonstrated a new storage technology that could potentially allow 10 terabytes to be stored on a DVD-sized disc. “To put that in perspective, that’s the … capacity of 2,000 DVDs,” said Richard Evans, an engineering professor at Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, Australia, at an online news conference organized by the Australian Media Centre.
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Cross Border Book Sharing Treaty Survives U.S. and E.U. Resistance
Copyright treaty backing e-books for disabled readers survives US and EU resistance OUT-LAW News, 03/06/2009
A proposed treaty that would change copyright laws to allow the supply of books across borders for the benefit of blind people has survived resistance from the US, UK, France, Germany and other countries.
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Mobile Geo Quick Start Guide
Easy-to-understand tutorial that will enable you to immediately begin using Mobile Geo
Terrassa (Barcelona), Spain, June 12, 2009
Code Factory and Candle Shore, Inc. are pleased to announce the publication of the Mobile Geo Quick Start Guide.
The Mobile Geo Quick Start Guide is an easy-to-understand tutorial that will enable you to immediately begin using the world’s most innovative, comprehensive, portable, and dynamic GPS navigation software solution for the blind and low vision.
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GPS receivers: How they work
From space, GPS satellites transmit their signals to earth on different frequencies containing a multitude of data. It is the GPS receiver’s task to filter out these signals and convert them to data that can be used by navigational software such as Loadstone-GPS. To be able to do this, a GPS receiver is a powerful computer by itself. A complete GPS navigation unit therefore exists of two computers, the one in the receiver and the one on your PDA or phone.
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A Brief History of Navigation
Early man observed the sun and the stars, and presumably used these for navigation long before leaving any written records about it. As late as the Viking age (800-1100 AD), little further help was available for navigation on open seas. Rough estimates of the Polar star’s height over the horizon, together with ‘dead reckoning’ (from ‘deduced reckoning’, estimating distances from course, currents, winds and speeds), did not always suffice to find the intended destinations. With no instruments available measuring degrees was done ‘by hand’, 2 degrees for a finger, 8 degrees for a wrist and 18 degrees for a full hand. To measure speed, a buoy would be thrown overboard, a rope attached that had knots tied at regular distances. A sailor would count the number of knots that passed through his hands in a given time period as the vessel moved onwards, thus finding the vessels speed in ‘Knots’.
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Cash Machines Worldwide Hosting Malware That Can Harvest Card Details
Cash machines around the world are hosting malware that can harvest a person’s card details for use in fraud, a situation that could worsen as the malware becomes more sophisticated, according to a security researcher.
Analysts at Trustwave’s SpiderLabs research group were surprised earlier this year when it obtained the report from a financial institution in Eastern Europe, said Andrew Henwood, vice president of SpiderLabs’s Europe, Middle East and Africa operation.
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