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Microsoft Under EU Scrutiny Over Browser Choice Screen
2012-07-17 15:23:53

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The European Commission has begun an investigation into whether Microsoft failed to follow through with antitrust commitments it made back in 2009. The European Union executive body announced that it would begin probing Microsoft to determine whether it had "fallen short" of its obligation to provide the "browser choice screen (BCS)." The controversy started back in 2009, when the European Commission announced that Microsoft...

Blue Screen Of Death: Symantec Update Causes Some Windows PCs To Crash
2012-07-14 05:26:23

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Some Windows-based computers were rendered inoperable by a recent anti-virus software update, security software developers Symantec confirmed on Friday. According to Reuters reporter Jim Finkle, a bug in an update to the company's Symantec Endpoint Protection 12.1 anti-virus software for businesses caused some PCs running Windows XP operating system software to crash repeatedly, resulting in the "stop message" or "blue screen of...

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2012-07-03 21:53:26

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Microsoft is pulling another page out of Apple's playbook, by offering its users a cheaper upgrade to its Windows 8 operating system. The company announced it will be offering users who already are running Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7 the professional version of Windows 8 for $39.99. The price is considerably cheaper than its previous operating system's price point, which was Windows 7 at $199.99. The $39.99 price will only be...

Australian eCommerce Site Looks To Rid The Web Of IE7 With A Tax
2012-06-19 04:13:49

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com Whether they stick with Internet Explorer 7 because they don't like change, or they don't notice the Windows Update icon in the system tray, about 4 percent of internet users worldwide still use Internet Explorer 7. The headache it causes web designers reaches migraine levels to continue coding for an outdated browser is well represented by an online consumer electronics dealer based in Australia. Kogan.com has instituted a highly avoidable 6.8 percent tax for...

Microsoft Demos Surface Tablets
2012-06-19 03:51:45

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com When Microsoft took the stage last night in Los Angeles for their very special event to talk about their “tablet strategy,” it was pretty obvious they´d be announcing their own tablet. After all, All Things D – as they often do – announced as much last Friday. Sure enough, after some brief back-patting, (wherein they boasted their long-tenured legacy as a hardware company“¦) they unveiled the Microsoft Surface....


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HP Compaq TC1100
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Hp Compaq TC1100 is a tablet PC manufactured by Hewlett-Packard (HP) and the successor to the TC1000. This unit was discontinued at the end of 2005, and replaced by the TX1100US and TX1200US. The display of the TC1100 is a 10.4-inch LCD touchscreen. It has a detachable keyboard which can also be used like a lap top or it can be folded over and rested against the back of the tablet. It came with three different CPUs, a 1GHz, 1.1 Ghz, and a 1.2 Ghz. The 1.2 Ghz model had 2 MB L2...

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Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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