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This smart-looking, lightweight 10.1in. Android tablet comes with a good range of preinstalled business software. Although its lack of support for USB devices and USB charging is unfortunate, Fujitsu has made an admirable job of producing a tablet that's equally usable in the office and at home.
A Western Australian security exercise, which saw USB sticks left in public places with software on them to phone home when used, has been mirrored in part in the US with similar results.
A new power strip called PowerUSB will be headed to the US in August, enabling users to automate the powering on-and-off of connected devices from the mains; thereby saving electricity.As well as housing four universal plug sockets, the PowerUSB also has a USB cable to connect to your computer, which allows the user to cut mains power to connected peripherals with the click of a button by using the software provided.
Developer EuroSmartz on Thursday released a major update to PrintCentral, the company's printing utility for iPads and iPhone/iPod Touch. Version 1.5 better supports Wifi printing and lets users print DropBox documents. In addition, the company offered software to support USB printers.
The software included in the Energizer DUO USB battery charger contains a backdoor that allows unauthorized remote system access.
Iperius Backup is one of the most flexible and complete software to backup and protect your files and your reserved data. Tape backup...
According to research carried out by US-CERT (United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team), software that comes with the Energizer DUO USB NiMH battery charger is infected with a Trojan horse that gives hackers access to Windows PCs.
Few devices make it easier to share data on USB-connected drives over the internet, or offer as much functionality for the price. The Pogoplug is also highly extensible, thanks to its open-source software.
You do not need to be a computer whiz to monitor your child's or employees activity. You just need Skype Spy USB Edition program which...
Lockheed Martin and IronKey on Wednesday announced an ultra-secure USB flash drive with custom software that allows you to take entire computer with you for secure use on any public computer.
Honestech, a digital media software company, has just released FOTOBOX Plus, a USB device that enables the creation of multimedia slideshows from photos and videos. The gadget contains an integrated memory card reader and embedded PC software (thus, not compatible with Mac OS) with Flash memory, which can automatically run without any installation.
This is a big thank you link for Ubuntu1501, an Ubuntu guides, tweaks and hacks blog.I have my first workshop under the aegis of my new business, and I'm running the Windows-based PortableApps on USB memory sticks, to get around the sticky problem of how to demonstrate software that isn't installed.
Storage manufacturer Iomega today announced the worldwide availability of the next generation of its eGo portable external hard drives featuring a new rugged look, USB 2.0, and a suite of bundled data protection software.
News web sites are reporting the story of Finnish software developer Jerry Jalava.He lost part of a finger in a motorcycle accident and decided to give himself a USB keydrive-toting prosthetic.
It’s now been a week since Apple’s botched release of iTunes 8, which caused a tidal wave of Vista crashes before it was hastily rolled back. Judging from traffic on Apple’s support forum, pulling the new Apple USB driver and replacing it with the file from iTunes 7.7 succeeded in quieting most of the complaints from most Windows users, although a handful of customers report that they’re still having problems. After looking more closely at the other driver, from Gear Software, I've concluded that it was unrelated to these crashes and might even be an innocent bystander in another iTunes support headache involving missing CD and DVD drive letters.
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Hollywood would have IT pros believe that the biggest threat to network security comes from international super hackers or high school kids trying to download games like global thermonuclear war. In reality, we face a more mundane threat--our end users, particularly those wielding USB storage devices.These pocket-sized devices can store a large amount of data. But even if your users aren't planning to cart off sensitive company files, USB storage devices (external hard drives, camera, memory stick, MP3 players, etc.) can be a headache in other ways. Employees may use your networks to download music to their USB-based MP3 players. New USB flash drives, such as SanDisk's U3 smart drives, can even run software directly from the device--a perfect tool for the end-user who wants to run unauthorized software on your network.If your concerned about USB storage devices on your network and don’t feel a written policy alone will protect your data, disabling the devices is your next step.In this IT Dojo video, Bill Detwiler, TechRepublic's Head Technology Editor, shows you how to disable USB storage devices on both Apple OS X and Windows. The United States National Security Agency (NSA) described the process in a March 2008 document from the agency's Information Assurance Directorate.Once you've watched this IT Dojo video, you can read the original TechRepublic article, download PDF version of this tip, and learn more about mitigating the risks poses by USB storage devices from our IT Dojo blog.
Booting Windows XP from a USB Flash drive gives you great IT support tool. For example, you can make a troubleshooting toolkit for booting and analyzing seemingly dead PCs. Or you could always have your favorite support applications at your fingertips.In this IT Dojo video, Bill Detwiler, TechRepublic's Head Technology Editor, explains the process and pitfalls of creating a bootable Windows XP USB flash drive. You'll learn how to configure a computer's BIOS to boot from a USB drive, how to download and use the free software to create a bootable drive, and how to installed Windows XP on the drive.Once you've watched this IT Dojo video, you can read the original TechRepublic article, walk through the process in a screenshot gallery, and download a PDF version of the tip from our IT Dojo blog.
It's not particularly stylish and the desktop software is short on features, but if you want a reliable USB 3G modem that's ready for 7.2Mbps operation, Orange's Option ICON2 seems like a good choice.
Somebody over at Sony must have a thing about rootkits because once again the company is caught trying to cloak files on systems using what security company F-Secure describe as "rootkit-like behavior." This time the product afflicted is Sony's MicroVault USM-F fingerprint reader software that is supplied with fingerprint-protected USB flash drives.
The fingerprint-recognition software packaged with Sony's Microvault USB could be used by malware to compromise users' PCs
Security specialists are warning that Sony's MicroVault USB, which is a biometric USB storage device, cloaks driver software in a Windows directory that could be used by malware to avoid detection from security applications.
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