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This isn't the first time we've heard of an institutional virus outbreak -- even the crew of the International Space Station had a neat little scare not too long ago -- and now various outlets in Australia are reporting that Integral Energy, which supplies energy to homes and businesses in New Sout...

October 8th 2009 at 4:46pm 0 Comments
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Jeff Barr brings us the news that Second Life user Clark Dastardly has released not one, but two Solaris viewers for Second Life. One viewer is for Solaris 10 and the other for Solaris Nevada/OpenSolaris. The viewers are ready to be downloaded from Amazon's S3 file-service. Neither contains voice (V...

February 27th 2008 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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Linden Lab's Second Life viewer, is available for a variety of platforms (Windows, Mac, and Linux in varying degrees of support) - and the source code is out there. There's a Solaris version kicking around out there somewhere too. Linuxworld takes a brief look at Second Life, and a rather longer o...

November 3rd 2007 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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While you've got your H-Bomb to keep you nice and toasty while surfing through chilly waters, and the Airvantage vest to keep your chest warm while braving the bitter cold, even the most hardcore skiers will probably admit that their fingertips go numb just a few hours after they hit the slopes. Reu...

January 29th 2007 at 8:22pm 0 Comments
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Intel doesn't seem to be content with its recent performance and market share wins over AMD, it's really going for the kill here. The chip giant just snapped up another partner in x86 crime: Sun Microsystems. Sun and Intel are announcing a "broad strategic alliance" today to promote Intel Xeon works...

January 23rd 2007 at 7:43am 0 Comments
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Rob Griffiths has posted a thorough review of Parallels Workstation, the impressive new (and free while in beta) software that allows you to run other operating systems in a virtual environment within Mac OS X.Overall Rob is very pleased with his experience. He first tested Windows XP and even poste...

April 20th 2006 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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The OSes just keep on coming! The latest non-Apple OS to boot on an Intel Mac, thanks to Boot Camp, is Solaris. That's right, a Sun engineer managed to get a build of Solaris up and running on his Intel iMac. It isn't fully functional yet, but I have no doubt that it will be soon.Macs are fast becom...

April 14th 2006 at 9:30am 0 Comments