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Google Android Preview: Too Human?

Google Android Preview: Too Human?

Google's Android platform isn't a life-like robot that most people would assume it to be on first hearing the name. Instead, what you get is something that may change the current mobile phone landscape that we're all too familiar with. Here's a sneak preview of what to expect.

Living it Up with Microsoft Windows Vista

Living it Up with Microsoft Windows Vista

Microsoft enhances the Windows Vista experience with the Industrial Design Toolkit, a brand new design initiative in collaboration with some of its major partners including Dell. Take a sneak peek at Microsoft's lifestyle branding on the latest devices as showcased in this exclusive coverage!

Windows Home Server - Sysadmin Made Easy!

Windows Home Server - Sysadmin Made Easy!

Aimed at a niche audience with multiple computers at home, Microsoft's new Windows Home Server hopes to automate the mundane tasks involved in home networks, from file sharing to system backups. If you're the unofficial IT troubleshooter at home, this is a must read for it may just save you a lot of hassle.

VMware Fusion - A Virtualization Trip

VMware Fusion - A Virtualization Trip

Boot Camp showed us the possibility of running Windows on a Mac. But virtualization software allows Windows, Linux, Solaris and almost any OS you can think of, run side by side and even within Mac OS X. Our admission to this world of possibilities: VMware Fusion.

Are you Ready for Windows Vista?

Are you Ready for Windows Vista?

It's been more than two months since Windows Vista has been released to great fanfare. But as reports trickle in, sales seem to have fallen short of expectations. Is it because of its higher hardware requirements? We examine how Vista performs on three systems ranging from an Athlon XP to an Intel Core 2 Duo.

Windows Vista - How Secure is the New OS?

Windows Vista - How Secure is the New OS?

Security in the Windows operating system has never been a proud highlight of the past, but Microsoft is all out to change that perception with Windows Vista that's just around the corner. We took Vista for a spin to find out just how secure it claims to be and if consumers can finally put their mind at ease with the new OS.

First Looks: Trend Micro PC-cillin Internet Security 2006

First Looks: Trend Micro PC-cillin Internet Security 2006

Besides providing common protection, Trend Micro's PC-cillin Internet Security 2006 comes with additional useful applications that its competitors don't have and cost about US$20 cheaper than other leading anti-virus solutions.

Boot Camp: Apple Sanctions Windows?

Boot Camp: Apple Sanctions Windows?

When Apple introduced the first two-button mouse after 21 years, we knew something was brewing. Then came the announcement of switching to Intel processors and now with the offering of Boot Camp, things will never be the same again for the lovable Mac; in fact, it's going to be better and we detail why.

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