Apple fixes 33 security holes

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Today Apple shipped another security update for Mac OS X, this time they published at least 33 updates according to ZDNet. The updates include various third party software updates affecting Mac OS X users....

Tiger Direct: HD DVD Player for $129

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The past two weeks have been rough for the HD DVD camp: Warner has defected to Blu-ray and there are strong rumors that Universal and Paramount are going to defect as well. It is no...

Apple Updates Security on Tiger and Panther

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Apple released the same update for users of both Mac OS X Tiger and Panther, as two separate downloads, available as usual through Apple's Software Update program or as a standalone installer. Most significantly, the...

Microsoft Windows Server Code Name Longhorn Beta 3

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Microsoft Windows Server Code Name "Longhorn" helps you to increase the flexibility of your server infrastructure while saving time and reducing costs. Powerful new management tools and security enhancements allow you to have more control...

Tiger Announces Official Gizmondo US Release Date

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Tiger Telematics Inc today confirmed its USA release date of October 22, 2005 for Gizmondo and announced further retailers carrying the product in the United Kingdom. Carl Freer, co-founder and Chairman, Tiger Telematics, says: "Contrary...

Microsoft unveils focus for Longhorn Itanium

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Microsoft on Friday dribbled out new details of its next Windows Server operating system (OS) release, revealing that the Itanium version would be optimized for three specific workloads -- database, custom applications and line-of-business applications...

Cell processor to support Mac OS X Tiger

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The processor in Sony's PlayStation 3 gaming console will support Apple's Mac OS X Tiger operating system according to a recent posting to Sony's UK website. "Sony is expected to offer optional hard...

Longhorn To Be Named 'Windows Vista'

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Bob Stein has just posted that the next version Windows, currently codenamed 'Longhorn', will in fact be named Windows Vista. There is currently no confirmation or announcement from Microsoft on this, but as...

Microsoft Makes Longhorn Performance Promises

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For the past several years, Microsoft has been promising that Longhorn would deliver some substantial security, reliability and performance improvements. But until the worldwide partner conference in Minneapolis in mid-July, company officials had not quantified...

Longhorn following Unix on security?

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Microsoft's delayed Longhorn operating system appears to be taking a page from the Unix management book by curbing user's administration rights. Mike Nash, Microsoft's security business and technology unit corporate vice president, has said Longhorn...

Longhorn Locked Down to Fight Hackers

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Microsoft's forthcoming Longhorn operating system places great emphasis on locking down PCs to prevent unauthorised access to hardware and software, the software giant revealed today. According to Detlef Echert, Microsoft's chief security advisor in Europe,...

Longhorn Beta 1: Late July

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Thanks neufuse for this piece taken from Paul Thurrott's weekly short takes for the week ending July 4th. As for Longhorn Beta 1, that milestone release is still on track for "this summer,"...

Microsoft to Share Its Plans for Longhorn RSS Support

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Two years ago at the first Microsoft Professional Developers Conference, dedicated to Longhorn, Microsoft officials showed how Microsoft planned to support RSS in Longhorn. On Friday, the Redmond, Wash., software mogul is set to provide...

Longhorn home server on the way

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Computer software giant Microsoft will release the beta version of its long-talked-about Longhorn Server in August, at about the same time that it releases the beta for the Longhorn desktop OS, Senior Vice President Bob...

Microsoft Building Flexibility into Longhorn

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Microsoft Corp.'s "Longhorn" server will be a far more configurable system than past Windows releases, allowing customers to change the server's setup on the fly by selecting which components to load. "We are in the...

Longhorn photo support comes into focus

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The next version of Windows, code-named Longhorn, will feature support for uncompressed digital camera images--which could change the way people view and edit photos. The company on Wednesday announced deals with camera...

The 'Dirty Little Secret' About Longhorn

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Developers say there's a dirty little secret about Longhorn that few Softies are discussing publicly: Longhorn won't be based on the .Net Framework. We're still expecting that the .Net Framework will ship with Longhorn –...

Tiger update to patch Dashboard vulnerability

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A forthcoming update to Apple's Mac OS X 10.4 "Tiger" operating system will reportedly plug a hole in the company's new Dashboard application that allows potentially malicious widgets to auto-install on a user's system. ...

Longhorn at WinHec 2005 - Round-Up

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Expectations were especially high this year, as attendees signed in to WinHec's first day, after they had received the pre-beta DVD copy of Windows Codenamed Longhorn, they were also invited to participate in the beta,...

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