• Set up your printer to save ink and paper

    Whatever else you may do with your PC, it's likely that you print out at very least the odd letter, document or photograph. Papers and inks can be expensive, so printing wisely isn't just a matter of choosing the right printer for the job; you also need to ensure it's properly set up.

    30 July 10 02:10 Written by Sandra Vogel
  • Upgrade your PC to run cooler and quieter

    Liquid coolers were once the preserve of hardcore modders with money to burn: the kit was expensive and notoriously leaky, but it was the only way their high-end processors could cope with the heat generated from all-night gaming sessions.

    30 July 10 02:08 Written by Spencer Dalziel
  • Google Apps intrigues IT pros, but security worries remain

    Google likes to boast that more than 2 million businesses run Google Apps, but IT pros harbor concerns about security in the cloud and the limited functionality presented by Google tools such as Gmail and Google Docs.

    30 July 10 01:32 Written by Jon Brodkin
  • Amazon launches two new Kindles, one with Wi-Fi only

    Amazon launched two new Kindle e-readers priced at $139 and $189 late Wednesday, with the cheaper version a Wi-Fi-only e-reader and $10 less than the Wi-Fi-only Nook.

    30 July 10 00:59 Written by Matt Hamblen
  • Smaller businesses turn to cloud

    When it comes to cloud adoption, small is beautiful. According to a new survey by Spiceworks, smaller businesses are far more aggressive when it comes to opting for new cloud services.

    29 July 10 23:38 Written by Maxwell Cooter
  • Amazon's new Kindle rachets up e-reader price battle's announcement late Wednesday that it will launch a new version of its Kindle e-book reader in August could further stoke a price battle between major players in the e-reader market.

    29 July 10 23:18 Written by Martyn Williams
  • Dell, HP to resell Oracle's operating systems

    Oracle said Thursday that rival hardware vendors Dell and Hewlett-Packard intend to certify and resell its Solaris and Enterprise Linux operating systems as well as Oracle VM on their x86 servers.

    29 July 10 23:09 Written by Chris Kanaracus
  • Nintendo product news coming in Sept., 3DS details likely

    Nintendo will announce details of a new product on Sept. 29, it said Thursday. The tight-lipped company wouldn't provide any more details, but with its 3DS handheld due to be launched in the coming months the chances are high it will be detailing launch and price details for the highly-anticipated product.

    29 July 10 19:56 Written by Martyn Williams
  • LG says Android tablet due out in Q4

    LG Electronics plans to launch its first tablet device in the fourth quarter, running Google's Android mobile software, it said Thursday.

    29 July 10 19:23 Written by Dan Nystedt
  • Amazon unveils sleek new Kindle

    Amazon took it's time with its latest Kindle-and that time has paid off in spades.

    29 July 10 12:01 Written by Melissa J. Perenson
  • WA Roads drives Hyper-V into production

    A year after betting on Microsoft's Hyper-V virtualisation platform, Main Roads Western Australia is looking to consolidate its server infrastructure and exploit better disaster recovery.

    29 July 10 10:55 Written by Rodney Gedda
  • 100M Facebook Profiles Now Available For Download

    One hundred million Facebook user profiles containing personal information such as e-mail addresses and phone numbers, are now available as a 2.8GB torrent download.

    29 July 10 09:58 Written by Emily Price
  • Nvidia lowers Q2 revenue expectations

    Graphics company Nvidia on Wednesday lowered its revenue expectations for the second quarter of its fiscal 2011, partly because of a shift toward lower-priced graphics processing units and integrated graphics.

    29 July 10 07:48 Written by Agam Shah
  • Cisco, VMware, NetApp claim first end-to-end FCoE configuration

    Networking, storage and virtualization vendors Cisco , NetApp, and VMware on Wednesday announced what they said is the first certified end-to-end Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) storage network for VMware server environments.

    29 July 10 07:45 Written by Lucas Mearian
  • HP's McKinney lays out dual tablet plans

    Hewlett-Packard will use Windows 7 in a tablet exclusively for enterprises, while making a consumer-oriented unit based on WebOS, Personal Systems Group executive Phil McKinney confirmed Wednesday at the annual AlwaysOn Stanford Summit.

    29 July 10 06:41 Written by Stephen Lawson
  • Dell seeks services boost with new security offerings

    Dell on Wednesday beefed up its security offerings with new hardware and services, which could help the company to strike more long-term service engagements with customers.

    29 July 10 05:04 Written by Agam Shah
  • Adobe acquires Web software maker for US$240 million

    Adobe Systems has agreed to buy Web software maker Day Software Holding in a deal worth US$240 million, the company said in a statement Wednesday.

    29 July 10 04:57 Written by Dan Nystedt and Chris Kanaracus
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