Try this foolproof way to avoid NSA spying. Spoiler alert: you need to find stamps.
The RT-based Surface tablet has been a bust, with an estimated 4 million unsold units, so Microsoft has a way to possibly unload some: Sell them at steep discounts to schools. But even at more than half-off, will schools buy?
Bring Google Now's sleek and minimalist card-centric interface to your entire Android home screen with these easy-to-follow steps.
The race to take the title of "World's Most Advanced Smartphone" is driving Apple, Samsung and HTC to explore increasingly advanced technologies, with a Digitimes report claiming all three firms are working to develop liquid cooled smartphones in order to boost power efficiency.
Today, many government agencies – civilian and defense – find themselves in a technology quandary: the volume of data that must be stored is growing rapidly, while shrinking budgets are limiting capital expenditures (i.e. – servers, storage devices, etc.) required to store all of this data.
IT manager pilot fish has a user in the plant who just doesn't trust computers, the IT department or management -- and she's convinced the company is monitoring her every move.
Many, if not all, professions require a sense of humor. That's certainly true in the case of the IT professional. Let's face it: we're pretty much stereotyped as social outcasts. The pocket protector industry would fold without our support. White adhesive tape would be utilized for purposes other than holding broken glasses frames together. Jolt! Cola might not even exist!
There is a lot going on with Patch Tuesday updates this month, even though with just five updates we have fewer than the usual monthly average of eight. Of the June updates, we see one marked as “Critical,” and four rated as “Important.” The first (and, ahem, worst) of Microsoft’s June Patch Tuesday updates relates to Internet Explorer and covers all versions (6 right up to 10) and all platforms (32, 64-bit and the new RT platforms). Over the past month, I have been keeping an eye on some of the issues tracking IE on the Windows Update (WSUS) and security forums, and we have seen a number of issues and problems.
How much snooping do government agencies actually do on people and businesses? Judging by the surveillance requests they ask of Microsoft, quite a bit. Microsoft reports that for the second half of last year, it had received requests on between 31,000 and 32,000 customers. And Google, Facebook, and Apple have had many tens of thousands others.
With free men now gazing through PRISM, darkly, Apple has moved to quell fears concerning its customer's online privacy by revealing those details it is aware of regarding the US NSA's legitimately filed requests for that data -- but have we got the big picture, or just a partial account of what's been going on? Meanwhile Apple co-founder, Woz, is angry at the implications of the NSA's snooping system.