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The Apple iPad

Apple revealed the highly anticipated Apple iPad on January 27 2010. The new design is sleek, thin and light. The IPad looks like an oversized ipod Touch with a new user interface. On the IPad, you can watch movies, read books, browse the web.. all on a huge 9.7″ High resolution touch screen display. In fact, apple has completely redone the app store for the sake of the new IPad. Apple has also introduced an iBook store for all the book readers out there. The battery also lasts 10 hours long and has an eye friendly screen to make it easy to read.

What is Google Chrome OS?

Google Chrome OS is an open source operating system designed by Google to work exclusively with web applications.The operating system is based on Linux and will run only on specifically designed hardware.Design goals for Google Chrome OS's user interface include using minimal screen space by combining applications and standard Web pages into a single tab strip, rather than separating the two. In November 2009, Glyn Moody, writing for Linux Journal, predicted that Google's market model for the Chrome OS will be to give the software and the netbook hardware that it will run on away for free, as a means of expanding its advertising-based model. He said: "The unexpected success of netbooks over the last two years shows there is a market for this new kind of computing; giving away systems for free would take it to the next level. Then, gradually, that instant-on, secure, secondary netbook might become the one you spend most time on. Looking for information about Google Chrome OS ? Click here

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 - VirtualizationMicrosoft Windows Server 2008

Reaching the next major milestone in virtualization development, Microsoft made broadly available a feature-complete release candidate of Microsoft Hyper-V, the hypervisor-based virtualization software available with various versions of Windows Server 2008. Hyper-V was included with Windows Server 2008 when it launched. Hyper-V provides customers with efficient and cost-effective virtualization infrastructure software. It enables customers to reduce operating costs by increasing hardware utilization, optimizing infrastructure and improving server availability. Looking for information about Windows Server 2008 R2? Click here


What is an Online Backup solution?

A remote, online, or managed backup service is a service that provides users with a system for backing up and storing computer files. Online backup providers are companies that provide this type of service. Online backup systems are typically built around a client software program that runs on a schedule, typically once a day. This program collects, compresses, encrypts, and transfers the data to the remote backup service provider's servers. Other types of product are also available in the market, such as remote connection. Click here for more information.

What is Phishing?

"essentially a trap that is set to catch you..."
Phishing is the act of sending an e-mail to a user falsely claiming to be an established legitimate enterprise in an attempt to trick the user into surrendering private information that is used for identity theft. Unless you are a 100% certain, don't click the links in your email. A link may look welcoming and inviting, however it could be dangerous! Help to prevent email phishing scams by reporting each and every email, and website, that appears to be suspicious.

Samsung to release slate tablet
PC Tech giant Samsung is working on a slate tablet computer, according to a new report. APC reports that the unnamed device is aiming to be a primary, not complementary, computing device and can dock to become a desktop computer, according to anonymous Samsung executives. The slate tablet PC is due in the second half of 2010.

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