Mar
1
Viruses and spyware usually show up on your computer one of two ways. Either they invade your system with a frontal assault like the Huns attacking the Romans, or they sneak in a back door like a cat burglar. Either way, once a virus or piece of spyware gets on your system, getting it off can rate harder than curing a severe case of trench foot! Viruses, malicious programs designed to disrupt normal computing, and spyware, programs intended to literally "spy" on your activities, can enter ...
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Feb
26
IMPLEMENTATION OF ASP (APPLICATION SERVICES PROVISION) Beyond the old computer application share application become a new way of communication in information technology. ASP (Application Service Provision) has a concept of since it first come in 1990's. Actually like the idea came from Bill Davidow. He saw that, "Hi-tech development and changes at a fast rate are moving towards convergence of the software, information, technology carriers and computer engineering. As a result the ...
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Feb
23
The title of ―software engineer” has got to be among the most highly abused in the corporate high-tech world. It’s also one of the most popular. And why not? It sounds a lot better than ―computer programmer,” and it looks much better on one’s business card. Unfortunately, it’s often inaccurate. Engineering is, after all, the application of sound technical principles to develop systems that are robust, efficient and elegant. I’ve found that a great many software ...
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Feb
20
San Jose, CA November 16, 2004 –- HPC Systems, Inc. announces the availability of the A5220HS Server, the industry’s first 8 Processor AMD Opteron™ based Server utilizing HTX-PRO™ technology by Iwill USA Corporation. This technology allows the AMD64 Direct Connect Architecture to achieve its full potential, providing infinite possibilities in customization and unparalleled bandwidth access in I/O intensive applications. The A5220HS leverages the AMD64 Direct Connect ...
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Feb
19
High-speed Internet access via Cable Modem and DSL has made multi-media web browsing possible. I can remember when downloading the simplest of games could take an hour or more via a dial-up connection, and putting photos on a web page was taboo because even small thumbnail images took too long to load. These days it’s not uncommon for folks to have hundreds of music files, movie clips, & games on their hard-drive. It’s easy to fill up a 30-gigabyte drive because a song file can take only ...
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Feb
18
If you have used a Windows machine for a while, whether it's Windows XP, Windows 2000, or Windows 98, you're sure to have noticed desktop icons appearing from out of nowhere. How can icons mysteriously emerge on your Windows desktop? 1. When you buy a computer, many vendors place icons to selected products and services on your desktop, such as links to high-speed Internet Service Providers (ISPs) or add-on services vendors think you may need. 2. As you install software on your Windows machine, ...
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Feb
17
Which Notebook Computer Has Your Name On It? By Titus Hoskins Notebook Computers Are Sexy! Granted, the notebook computer may just be the sexiest accessory this side of a Baywatch Extra! But are they worth the extra money? Should your next PC be a notebook or laptop computer? What are the pros and cons of owning a notebook computer? More importantly, can they get the job done? There's no denying it -- notebook computers are sexy! Slim, svelte and lightweight; they always come across as looking ...
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Feb
15
GAMBLING has always been considered a vice. Most of us are brought up to a culture which describes gambling as a bad habit. It has likewise been something the Catholic Church has been consistently against with. According to the Catholic Church, gambling is evil, as it causes family break-ups, bankruptcy and immorality. Ironically, gambling is something that can’t be taken away from our culture. What is Gambling Gambling, as defined in the Wikipedia, is money wagering. It has no guaranteed ...
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Feb
14
When you think of software and personal computers (PCs), you think Microsoft. The global software giant dominates the PC market in both penetration and pocketbook. It seems you can't go a single day without seeing at least one news story and several advertisements for Microsoft or a Microsoft product. But that doesn't mean Microsoft dominates in every corner of the market; in fact, as the software behemoth gets bigger, numerous niche software offerings spring up to fill in the gaps left ...
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Feb
13
Database terminology is almost as slippery as the term "object-oriented programming". The word database can be used to describe everything from a single set of data, such a telephone list, to a complex set of tools, such as MySQL Server, and a whole lot in between. Although relational databases don't have real-world analogies, most are intended to model some aspect of the real world. I'll call that bit of the real world the problem space. The problem space, by its nature, is messy and complex- ...
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