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2012-06-25 23:00:04

Simon King`s MagicRAR 6.0 fixes an NTFS compression bug first introduced with Windows Vista and still present in the latest Windows 8 versions. MagicRAR 6.0 also ships with a new ZIPX plug-in for WinZip compatibility. Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) June 25, 2012 Simon King`s Utilities Group is now shipping MagicRAR 6.0, a data compression utility for Windows end-users, power users, systems administrators, and large corporate networks. “Data compression algorithms have become commoditized,...

2008-10-28 09:00:28

Comtech AHA Corporation announced the introduction of its newest GZIP Data Compression Board (the AHA364-PCle) with 32 independent compression channels to ease arbitration of Central Processing Unit (CPU) resources. The AHA364-PCle card offers many advantages over software-based compression solutions. It is faster, offers lower latencies and requires less power to perform the compression function than other options. The AHA364-PCle offloads the data compression task from the core CPUs,...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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