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Not really missing in action

  I know I have not posted for some months, not due to not wanting too or not having anything too say, however work life takes over from time to time. But I will be back soon or more so … Continue reading

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Change Windows 8 Metro IE to Desktop IE

In Windows 8 by default Internet Explorer 10 is set to the Metro IE version over the more recognisable and more in my opinion usable desktop version of IE10, but help is at hand and we can change this, if … Continue reading

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Apple looses UK appeal against Samsung

Apple has lost one of a number of long running global appeals against Samsung in relation to Samsung allegedly copying their iPad design. This appeal was in the UK courts and the judges today have ruled that Samsung did not … Continue reading

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Microsoft releases Surface RT prices

Microsoft today have released the prices for the RT version of their new Surface tablet, the prices start from £399 for the 32GB version without the Touch Keyboard (Black). The Touch keyboard as an optional extra is £99.99 and comes … Continue reading

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Mozilla Firefox latest version taken offline

Mozilla’s latest version of the popular alternative to Microsoft’s Internet Explorer has been taken offline for download due to a vulnerability found in the browser that could allow an attacker to gain access to your pc. “The latest version of … Continue reading

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Microsoft Disrupts the Emerging Nitol Botnet

Microsoft and its Digital Crimes Unit have disrupted the emerging Nitol Botnet, which is a really good bit of detective work from a study that found unsecure supply chain systems could be easily utilised for malware. “Earlier this week, the … Continue reading

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iPhone 5 released but…..

The new incarnation of the iPhone, the iPhone 5 has been shown to the press and public, but does it have the “wow” factor? I have been reading some articles and the tech specs of the new device and for … Continue reading

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US Botnet Hacker Jailed

Well a bot… oops bit of good news on the spam front is that a hacker who sold a huge list of 70k+ of infected PCs to to spammers has been jailed in the USA, and good I say too … Continue reading

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Nokia unveils new Windows 8 Phones

Nokia yesterday unveiled their new range of Windows 8 Phones in a bit of glitz and a little bit of bugs in the system in New York. The bugs where that the video presentation at the start of the press … Continue reading

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Apple Lawyer “smoking crack” jibe by Judge

I have to say a judge with a sense of humour, it is rare these days. I have not really been following too closely the Apple vs Samsung legal spat, although I do know the background of the patient “hoohaa” … Continue reading

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