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Run virtualized Snow Leopard and Rosetta on Lion?

Some Lion users miss their older Rosetta-dependent applications, which didn't make the cut in the latest Apple OS upgrade. However, a recent tip says that with a little effort — a download or two — it is possible to run Snow Leopard, the Rosetta Power-PC emulation libraries, and your older apps on a Lion machine.

August 16, 2011

Apple Lion - a roar deal for the PC

Apple OS X Lion is here, and with it the usual round of pro- and anti-Apple discussions, analyses and predictions.Take a step back, though, and Lion could be something more than just another update of a rather venerable operating system.

July 20, 2011 by

Google optimises Earth for Android tablets

Google has updated its version of Google Earth for Android to take advantage of the large screen-size and processing power of tablets.In a blog post on Thursday, product manager Peter Birch said the update added support for fully-textured 3D buildings, as well as a new action bar making it easier to search the imagery and navigate layers of information.

May 6, 2011 by

Dragon brings speech to the iPhone with Search and Dictation apps

Nuance's Dragon speech recognition tools are well known on PC, but in the mobile world the company's probably best known for its work on extended T9. That's going to change with the arrival in the UK App Store of iPhone and iPad versions of its voice-powered Search and Dictation apps.

July 21, 2010

Windows 7: A worthwhile upgrade?

Will Microsoft's Windows 7 succeed where Vista failed? The new operating system offers a new graphical user interface, more reliable power management tools, and better search, but it still might not offer enough to convince PC users to buy it. ZDNet Correspondent Sumi Das talks to Larry Dignan, editor in chief of ZDNet, and Ed Bott, ZDNet's Microsoft Report blogger, about Windows 7's pros and cons.

September 28, 2009 by

Evernote announces PDF search capability

Regular readers here know that I am a big fan of the Evernote application that I use on my PC, Mac, and mobile phones. Evernote just announced an amazing new feature for premium subscribers (I have been a premium subscriber since day 1) that I am sure will be great news for many of you. Evernote now supports PDF Search capabilities so the PDF documents you upload to your account go through their search recognition technology engine servers and are fully searchable within minutes.

July 29, 2009 by

No Apple-like attack ads for Microsoft's big-bucks Bing campaign

On June 3, Microsoft kicked off its multi-million-dollar ad campaign designed to promote its rebranded Bing search engine. But there are no "Laptop Hunter" type ads -- via which Microsoft would directly target and call out Google the way it has been doing on the PC front with Apple -- in Bing's future

June 3, 2009 by

Google Earth...Day: the image

This front page to Google search will undoubtedly be the Earth Day image seen by the most people, except for the sky itself.Interestingly when you go to sites for Google focused on other nations besides the U.

April 22, 2009 by

'Desktop diving' with Google [video]

ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das talks to Senior Editor Sam Diaz about the updates to Google's mapping application, Google Earth 5. While Google Earth Pro sells for a pricey $400, Google Earth is free and Diaz explains why the search giant is giving away the goods during cash-strapped times.

February 5, 2009 by

Microsoft offers to just 'Fix it'

When you've got a problem with your PC, you usually have to search for a post from someone else who has suffered from a similar glitch. Now Microsoft Fix It wants to solve the problem for you.

February 4, 2009 by

'Desktop diving' with Google

ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das talks to Senior Editor Sam Diaz about the updates to Google's mapping application, Google Earth 5. While Google Earth Pro sells for a pricey $400, Google Earth is free and Diaz explains why the search giant is giving away the goods during cash-strapped times. Diaz also discusses the competition the application faces from Microsoft.

February 4, 2009 by

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