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Archivio per febbraio, 2012




29 Feb/12

Security Analyzer, System Security Assessment Tool

Security Analyzer, System Security Assessment Tool

Security Analyzer is a free program for the Windows operating system to assess the system’s security status. The application works in some regards identical to Microsoft’s Action Center control panel applet. Unlike Microsoft’s built-in tool, it provides additional information and options to see if the system is protected properly.The program runs a quick scan once you start it on your system. The information gathered from the scan are displayed in the program interface,...

29 Feb/12

Internet Explorer 10 Preview 5 Released

Internet Explorer 10 Preview 5 Released

Included in today’s Windows 8 Consumer Preview release was an updated version of Microsoft’s upcoming web browser Internet Explorer 10. IE10 Platform Preview 5 is available both in the operating system’s Metro interface, and on the desktop version of Windows 8. Both versions share the same core engine that is optimized for HTML5 contents.The Metro version is bare bones, as Microsoft has blocked the Internet browser from running browser plugins such as Adobe Flash or Java....

29 Feb/12

Microsoft Beta Day, Windows 8, .Net 4.5, Visual Studio 11

Microsoft Beta Day, Windows 8, .Net 4.5, Visual Studio 11

Microsoft has released several beta versions of upcoming products. You are probably already downloading the Windows 8 Consumer Preview that was released about an hour ago. The release marks the beginning of the beta phase of the operating system. Windows Server 8 Beta, Visual Studio 11 Beta and Microsoft .Net Framework 4.5 Beta have been released today as well. This article links to downloads for all released beta versions, and looks briefly at the changes and feature additions in those...


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29 Feb/12

Create A Custom Firefox Installer with Add-ons, Bookmarks And Preferences

Create A Custom Firefox Installer with Add-ons, Bookmarks And Preferences

Deploying a customized version of the Firefox web browser can be quite the daunting task. It does not really matter if you are a home user who wants to copy Firefox to another PC, or a system administrator who has to deploy Firefox on hundreds of PCs. Home users can use Firefox backup programs like Febe or Mozbackup for instance to copy their extensions and settings to the new computer.Firefox Addon Maker offers to create custom Firefox installers that will not only install the selected...

29 Feb/12

36 Clever (and Quirky) Packaging Designs

36 Clever (and Quirky) Packaging Designs

It was 1035 when a Persian traveler walked into a market in Cairo and noted that vegetables, spices and hardware were wrapped in paper for the customers. This is the earliest record of packaging. Since then, packaging has evolved into a great industry that serves so many purposes for modern society, making package design one of the most essential elements to sell products. First impressions make all the difference, especially in a fast-paced age when everyone is just too busy to take a...

29 Feb/12

Avast Releases Fix Update Utility For Corrupted Installations

Avast Releases Fix Update Utility For Corrupted Installations

The release of Avast 7 has caused anger and confusion in part of the security software’s user base. Especially the fact that Google Chrome was installed in a sneaky way during updates or new installations fueled criticism of the new version. Some users on the other hand reported that the application did not install or update correctly. The installation basically hangs and exits with an error message.Especially users who try to upgrade from version 6 to 7 are affected by corrupted...

29 Feb/12

Applicazioni professionali ed entertainment: MSI punta sugli All-in One

Applicazioni professionali ed entertainment: MSI punta sugli All-in One

MSI, produttore taiwanese di hardware, notebook e personal computer, presenterà la sua ultima line up di PC All-in-One al Cebit 2012, che si terrà dal 6 al 10 marzo ad Hannover, in Germania. MSI in quell'occasione mostrerà il nuovo brand commerciale dei suoi prodotti, tra cui il professionale 16" AP1612 e il 20" AP2011 con la possibilità di regolazione dell'inclinazione dello schermo, per un utilizzo puramente legato al mondo del business. MSI svelerà inoltre i modelli AE1931 da 19"...

29 Feb/12

Windows 8 Consumer Preview to be Released [Updated]

Windows 8 Consumer Preview to be Released [Updated]

The waiting and uncertainty are finally over and at long last all our questions will be answered as Microsoft are set to release the Windows 8 Consumer Preview (beta) later today during an event in Barcelona at the Mobile World Congress event.  The launch, which takes place at 3pm local time (2pm GMT, 9am EST, 6am PST) will see a download link go live sometime during the event and we’ll post that link here for you straight away, so stay with gHacks!I’ve had a very full mailbag...

29 Feb/12

Ebay.de To Switch To New Payment Processing System

Ebay.de To Switch To New Payment Processing System

A press release by eBay Germany indicates that the company plans to switch the site’s current payment processing system to a new one this summer. Ebay customers who purchase goods on the site will then make their payments directly to eBay, and not the seller of the product anymore. The system works similar to Amazon’s marketplace system where Amazon customers transfer the money for the purchased items to Amazon instead of the merchant directly. The only difference between both...

28 Feb/12

Thunderbird Indicators Tell You If A Message Is For You, A Group, Or A Mailing List

Thunderbird Indicators Tell You If A Message Is For You, A Group, Or A Mailing List

You probably know about Gmail’s Indicator setting which adds group and single message indicators to all mail folders. You can enable the feature with a click on the Settings button, the selection of Settings from the context menu and scrolling down on the page until you see the Personal level indicators preference.The very same feature has now been ported to the Thunderbird desktop email client. The Personal Level Indicators extension for Thunderbird needs to be downloaded from the...