There is a security advisory issued by Microsoft on the Windows’ MHTML (MIME HTML) protocol handler vis a vis running malicious scripts within Internet Explorer. Microsoft has provided a “Fixit” tool downloadable from their web site.
From ExtremeTech.com news there are several interesting items with write ups this week. NASA has apparently placed a solar sail device in orbit (see here and here). As most of you know, a solar sail is a thin sail which catches solar particles the way a conventional sail collects wind. Extreme Tech says this may…
According to an article in Network World over half (65%) of persons choosing a new phone will not choose a smart phone, but a less featured ordinary “dumb” phone.
As a consumer advocate and somewhat self-interested business owner, my evaluation of any circumstance or potential change involves the instinctive question as to how it will affect me, or more succinctly, how it will hurt me and what I can do to protect myself. And so the mechanism that is propelling open-source software into global dominance may not be technical superiority, or freedom, or even an elitist attitude: the driving force may simply be the lust for power and control, or paranoia about what someone else could do, or perhaps just reasonable caution.
It would seem vendors using the Android platform, including very significant players RIM and Motorola, are building upon their past successes to forge strong alternate products to the iPad.