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iPod video

Apple has begun production of a new version of its iPod digital music player that will be capable of playing videos. The iPod could be introduced as early as next week.

October 6, 2005 Author: Erik Wigman

Firefox promo site taken down

Spread FireFox, the marketing Web site for the open-source FireFox Web browser, has been hacked again and is expected to be offline until later this month. This is the second time the site has been hacked via a flaw in the security software.

October 5, 2005 Author: Erik Wigman

Windows anti-spyware for free

Bill gates made an end of all speculations that Microsoft Anti Spyware was shifting to a paid model. Microsoft said on Tuesday that it will provide customers with its new anti-spyware software for free.

The initiative is part of Microsoft's efforts to strengthen security for home and business users of its Windows desktop software. Consumers are not always aware of the dangers of such threats as spyware and viruses.

 

October 5, 2005 Author: Erik Wigman

Netscape to Ship on New HP Computers

Hewlett-Packard will ship Netscape 8 on all new PCs and laptops, with customized tabs leading to HP and Compaq web destinations. The company hasn't made such a deal in years.

October 5, 2005 Author: Erik Wigman

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October 4, 2005 Author: Frank Beverdam

Microsoft Office 12 beta release in November?

The final release is slated for the second half of next year. An initial developer beta version is expected to be available this fall. According to the latest rumours Office 12 beta may even ship in November.

 

October 4, 2005 Author: Erik Wigman

Microsoft to support PDF in Office 12

Microsoft Office 12 will enable people to publish documents in the Adobe PDF format

Brian Jones, a program manager for Microsoft Office, said that Office 12 will let end users take an Office document and convert it to PDF format, People will not be able to actually read PDF files from within Office applications; a PDF viewer will still be required. Microsoft Office 12 is expected to ship to be completed by the second half of 2006.

Brian said that sharing documents across multiple platforms and long-term archiving are very important.

October 3, 2005 Author: Frank Beverdam