Blog Archives

Oracle releases patches

Critical fixes for Java and other products.  Update Java or get rid of it if you can.

IBM to sell iPads, Apple to develop “Enterprise” services

100 “Industry” specific apps.

Windows Start Menu returns

Leaked builds of the latest beta of the next version of Windows show the Start Menu is back.

AVG “Secure” Toolbar introduces vulnerability

If you install AVG antivirus you will be prompted to install the AVG Toolbar, uncheck the box.

Microsoft’s new “vision”

“Sharpening its “devices and services” strategy to focus on “productivity and platforms.”

Python now top “teaching” language…

Knocks Java off its throne…

Blackberry’s new square phone

More screen real estate, weird shape.

Android “Factory Reset” doesn’t securely delete phone’s contents.

If you are getting rid of your phone, a factory reset won’t prevent someone from “undeleting” your files.  Make sure to use something that securely deletes files.

Adobe Patches Flash Player

All users should upgrade.  Chrome automatically patches it’s copy of Flash.  Windows 8 provides Flash patches for Internet Explorer.

Police dogs finding hard drives

Looking for child pornography, police dogs can be trained to find electronic storage.