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Google TV will push Apple into action
Apple has long referred to its Apple TV product as a "hobby", but the company might get spurred into action by Google's announcement that its next frontier will be TV.
Apple files lawsuit against HTC
In another jab at Google, Apple has filed a lawsuit against HTC for allegedly infringing on 20 of its US patents; many which revolve around the iPhone’s touch technology.
AN ONGOING EDUCATION
When managers stay on top of their IT skills they and their staff are more efficient.
Apple’s iPad – it’s here!
A tablet computer of some description from Apple had been rumoured for some time now, and on January 29th NZ time, the company finally unveiled it for the entire world to see. We haven’t got our mitts on one yet
Photoshop turns 20
The celebrations continue as Adobe’s overwhelmingly popular graphics-editing software recently marked its milestone 20th birthday on Friday, February 19th.
Jobs claims Flash would drain iPad battery
As the rivalry escalates between Apple and Adobe, Apple CEO Steve Jobs said in a meeting with
Wall Street Journal employees that running Flash on the iPad would reduce the battery life from 10 hours to 1.
Adobe Photoshop Celebrates its 20th birthday!
Today (February 18) marks the 20th anniversary of Photoshop and around the world, the company and its legions of Photoshop fans are celebrating the impact their favourite software has had across photography, art, design, publishing and commerce.
Security fixes for Adobe Acrobat, Reader
Adobe has issued important security updates for its popular Acrobat and Reader applications.
Apple boss slams Google, Adobe
At a recent company-wide Apple meeting, CEO Steve Jobs railed against Google and Adobe, calling Flash "buggy" and proclaiming that Google wants to "kill the iPhone".
Tips and Tricks
Here is a brilliant Web site that allows you to check, quickly and easily, the luggage limits for whatever airline you’re flying on.
Malware targets Microsoft Outlook
Users of the Microsoft Outlook email program are being warned about the rapid spread of malware specifically targeted at users of that program.
Security patches for Adobe Reader, Acrobat
Adobe has issued updates for its Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat tools, which are widely used for reading and sharing PDF files.
The Beginner’s Guide to Flash Games
It’s no secret that the Internet is a great place for gamers.
McAfee’s “fascinating” year
2009 was a year when spam, malware and other Web-based threats reached record levels, according to the third-quarter report from security vendor McAfee.
More security woes for Adobe
Another security vulnerability has been found in Adobe products – this time affecting Adobe Reader and Adobe Acrobat.
Botnets ruled in 2009
Botnets were the leading online security problem for 2009, and they’ll be smarter next year, to make it harder to take them down.
Security fixes this week from Microsoft, Adobe
Security updates are due this week from Microsoft, including a fix for a problem with Internet Explorer, and also from Adobe, addressing problems with its Flash Player and Adobe AIR.
Pioneering spirit - Brian Eardley-Wilmot Interview
One of the best-known names in the New Zealand IT community, the twice-retired but- still-working Brian Eardley-Wilmot took time out of his busy work schedule to tell The Channel about some of the things that have earnt him his reputation as an industry pioneer.
The Internet's 2000s Top Ten
The iPhone, social networking and YouTube are among the top 10 defining moments of the Internet in the first decade of the millennium, according to the people behind the online Oscars, the Webby Awards.
The cold war in cyberspace
There are growing signs that the world is engaging in a "cyber cold war", says a new report from security firm McAfee.
It's alright for Right Hemisphere
Kiwi company Right Hemisphere, whose clients number many Fortune 500 companies, has cemented a partnership with Mecanica.
Renaissance gets gold from Adobe
The company has been appointed as an Adobe Gold Channel Partner.
Botnets thriving - report
Botnets are now responsible for distributing 87.
Adobe opens up NZ distribution
After a thorough review of its New Zealand distribution strategy, Adobe has decided to allow Ingram Micro and Express Data, its two distributors, to sell the entire range of Adobe products.