Archive for February, 2011

HP Mini 1103 – Netbook for Newfoundlanders

Many Newfoundlanders are looking for an inexpensive alternative to their desktop computer systems.  The new HP Mini 1103 Netbook offers Newfoundlanders this alternative.

With most netbooks users have complained of small screens, minimal battery life and limited pre-installed software.  The new HP Mini 1103 addresses these pitfalls and offers Newfoundland users a netbook with a six-cell battery, full Corel Office Suite and a free, ad-supported Microsoft Office bundle.  Additionally, they’ve tossed in McAfee security suite to boot. Read more…

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Microsoft Patches Security Holes in February Update

Microsoft has issued 12 security updates to patch 22 vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer, Microsoft Office and it’s Internet server software.

Some of the security patches issued have been speculated to close security holes in Microsoft’s flagship operating system Windows 7.  It is thought these updates will help prevent hackers from exploiting the operating system in an upcoming Pwn2Own contest slated to begin in early March. Read more…

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Intel’s Sandy Bridge Processor Faulty

Intel has halted shipments of its new “Sandy Bridge” processors because of a flaw identified in a support chip known as Cougar Point.  The “Sandy Bridge” chip that had launched in January, combined standard processing and graphics units into a single chip.

According to Intel, the flaw in the support chip would have led to failures over time in connections to hard drives and DVDs. Read more…

Be the first to comment - What do you think?  Posted by Admin - February 1, 2011 at 2:47 pm

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