The UAC flaw, a serious issue bubbling away underneath the surface of Microsoft's next operating system, has been described as the "Pandora's box of security vulnerabilities". But what is it exactly?
Charlie Osborne talks about (and to) the next generation of IT users.
London-based Charlie Osborne is a journalist, freelance photographer and former teacher. She holds a degree in Medical Anthropology.
Microsoft wanted by 2010-ish a home where wallpapers were digital, kitchens were revolutionary and houses which were entertainment factories. Did vision become reality? Article
I got in from the Orange Street Music Club yesterday evening, a famous jazz and live venue in here in my city, only to discover my broadband had cut out. After the crap day that I had, this just topped it off.
Governor Schwarzenegger has scrapped funding for textbook contracts in a bid to fill a massive budget gap of $24 billion, and aiming to introduce electronic readers to digitalise the classroom.I couldn't help but use the Terminator quote in this one.
In a rare off-topic post, tech journalism is full of bitching and scathing attacks. But should it be? When did idle threats and hostility overtake common sense? Article
Have you ever considered why the Mac is so well suited to the home environment? Has it ever occurred to you why the Mac is great with multimedia, with fun stuff like graphics and movie editing, but not so great at the serious stuff?
The UK government are currently looking into solutions to bringing Internet pirates to a standstill. With multiple cards on the table still but "all but ruled out" using a three strike system which the French government have already undertaken.
Windows 7 has saved Microsoft after suffering the side-effects from Vista for years after initial release. But can the world regain confidence in Microsoft after the post-Vista blues? Article
I've been slowly warming to Twitter over the last few months. I've bombed it before and struggled with it ever since, but with my new knowledge of hashtags and the search function, it's getting easier and faster to find real-time updates on events which are happening.
Have you ever had one of those days where you wake up with an already sour feeling in your stomach, and just know that the rest of the day is going to be the epitome of crap? Today was that day.