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May 1, 2012 by

Truphone to cut call costs from BlackBerry 10 devices

VoIP specialist Truphone is working on an app for the BlackBerry 10 platform that will allow users to make international phone calls and send text messages for only one-tenth of the normal cost by using a Wi-Fi or data connection.The company confirmed it is in the process of developing an app for RIM's forthcoming OS on Tuesday.

April 24, 2012 by

Google Drive launches with multiformat search

Google unveiled on Tuesday Google Drive, its online storage system. Allowing users to store any sort of data in Google's cloud, access is through the browser or an app for Windows, Mac OS, Android and, "in the next few weeks", iOS.

March 17, 2011 by

ZFS/Mac coming soon

Unix and Mac OS are designed to support different file systems - Mac folks may use 3 a day without knowing it - which is why ZFS on Mac is not only possible, but practical. And not only practical, but a giant step forward for data integrity and performance.

February 21, 2011 by

Mac fail: SSD security

Apple consumes 50% of the world's NAND flash - and their flagship OS can't securely delete SSD data. Isn't total control of the hardware and software supposed to improve integration?

September 1, 2010 by

iOS usage surpasses Linux - by a whisker

The Linux OS has spent years scrabbling to claim a 1% usage share, and ultimately never managing to hold onto it, data by web metrics firm NetMarketShare shows that take Apple's iOS platform has breezed past it to the number three spot in the operating systems league table.

June 2, 2010 by

Malware Watch: Free Mac OS X screensavers bundled with spyware

Researchers from Intego have discovered the OSX/OpinionSpy spyware in 29 free Mac OS X screensavers currently online at 7art-screensavers(dot)com. Upon execution it sends data about files it has scanned locally, and also sends e-mail addresses, iChat message headers and URLs, as well as other data.

April 29, 2010

Microsoft launches public beta of next-generation Windows Home Server

Microsoft has just announced the release of a public beta of the next version of Windows Home Server (WHS), the operating system that powers its SME and consumer network storage and backup devices, such as the HP StorageWorks X510 Data Vault we reviewed recently.Codenamed 'Vail', this new version of WHS is notable chiefly for being based on Windows Server 2008 R2 — a major upgrade from the current version, which uses Windows Server 2003 SP2 as the underlying OS.

February 28, 2010 by

Mac sees fall in usage share, Windows sees rise

Given the amount of both real and virtual ink consumed on Mac-related topics, it's hard to imagine a situation where Apple's OS doesn't see continuous growth in usage share. But data released by web metrics firm Net Applications suggests that the Cupertino giant's usage share has suffered the largest slip since October 2009.


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