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Hot Computer Reviews


New IE hole could perfect phishing scams

12/21/2004, The latest vulnerability of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer lets a hacker display any website, while the address bar shows a trusted website. Obviously, this could generate scams such as displaying a fake website of your financial institutions to get...

Mac OS X 10.3.7 has slow email?

12/21/2004, Users of the “macbidouille” forum (French) have been complaining that the recent build of Mac OS X 10.3.7 is very slow to launch the Mail and iChat applications. Apparently the issue is in the network configuration. To fix this, a user...

Trillian 3.0 uses Apple´s Rendez Vous

12/21/2004, The “Rendez Vous” protocol is a feature of Apple’s Mac OS X that makes it easier for users to setup a network. Trillian 3.0 takes advantage of the Rendez Vous protocol to allow users on the same network to discover each other. Users can...

OQO Review

12/21/2004, The OQO is a minuscule PC that is capable of running a regular version of Windows XP. It is like having a super PDA, with the inconvenience that comes with it: small screen, small keyboard and so on… Regardless, this device is very cool. I would...

Area-51m 7700 review

12/20/2004, The Area-51m 7700 is a “desktop replacement”, meaning that it’s big, heavy and power-hungry. But if all you want is to not clog your room with cables, this might be for you. Think of it as a desktop machine that can be moved easily....

Gamer buys $26,500 virtual land

12/17/2004, A 22 year old gamer blew $26500 to buy an island that exists only in a computer role playing game (RPG). He bought it at an online auction. The game (“Project Entropia”) allows gamers to buy and sell virtual items using real money. Economists...

Seagate External USB 2.0-powered Hard Drive

12/16/2004, Announced in August, the aluminium alloy-encased Portable External Hard Drive is based on a 2.5in. (5400rpm) drive with 8MB of cache and offers up to 100GB of portable storage in a sleek silver-and-black package. The Portable External Hard Drive is also...

GE´s GlamCam wins TECHGIRL AWARD

12/15/2004, The GlamCam looks like a flip-phone, but it’s a multicam (digicam+webcam) that flips open to reveal a mirror on one side. It has a LCD screen to view the photos that have been taken. The award was given based on the “ease-of-use and the...

One in five buy their software via spam (U.K)

12/10/2004, The Business Software Alliance (BSA) says that 20% of British people buy their software advertised by spam. “many online consumers don’t consider the true motives of spammers. In addition to profiting from selling goods and services…...

Nec´s Voicepoint mini

12/10/2004, The Voicepoint mini is a Speaker/Microphone designed for teleconferencing. If you are using Voice Over IP (VOIP), let’s say with Skype, this could be really cool. I assume that this gizmo has the echo canceling goodness that one would expect....

PRETEC i-Disk II 8GB

12/07/2004, “The Highest Capacity USB Flash Drive in the World” USB drives are usually not all that exciting, but 8GB is a lot of storage. It’s probably 16 times more than the average Flash Card sold nowadays. That makes it a cool gadget. What I...

Zeus Series 1-inch portable hard disk

12/07/2004, Behavior Tech Computer Corporation (BTC) has released a brand new range of highly-portable storage devices. The second generation hard disk-based products are smaller and lighter (66.7×47.4×13.6mm, 48g) and offer a larger storage capacity of up...

Thunderbird is Mozzilla´s second wave

12/06/2004, After the successful launch of their web-browser Firefox Mozzilla is going to launch their “Thunderbird” email client. To make people switch, the new email client promises not only to have better features than competitors, it will also provide...

Halo 2 sells five million copies

12/06/2004, Halo 2 has gone beyond the 5 million copies mark. Very few games can even touch the 1 million units sold, that tells you how popular it has become. Microsoft is reporting that 90% of Xbox Live members have played the game for an average of 91 minutes per...