All posts tagged "Software"

  • Sony introduces affordable Vegas Movie Studio HD 9

    Sony have introduced an affordable version of it’s Vegas Movie Studio at half the price of the Platinum edition – $39.95. This makes it an easy choice for any casual camcorder owner who would like to put together their footage in a powerful yet easy to use non-linear video editor. More next page.

  • Be the first 177 customers to get Win 7 Home Premium at S$77 for the Windows 7 Midnight Launch at Challenger, Funan in Singapore

    Windows 7 will be officially available worldwide on 22 October, and to celebrate the launch in Singapore, the first 177 customers who turn up at Challenger Funan store for the 12am 22nd October launch get to purchase the Windows 7 Home Premium Upgrade Edition at just S$77 (usual RRP S$219).

  • Automated Facebook Attacks

    Same picture with different name and same link. Click on image to enlarge Roger Thompson, chief research officer for AVG, has warned Facebook users about a number of fake profiles with malicious links. Apparently, the spyware is able create numerous bogus Facebook accounts automatically, bypassing the Facebook Capcha (the image of letters which are required

  • Sophisticated Trojan Steals Euro 300K from German Banks

    A group of researchers at Finjan has exposed a cyber-gang which has created an ultra-sneaky banking Trojan that had looted about €300,000 (equivalent of SGD$619,860) from German bank accounts over a 22-day period. More on next page…

  • IBM launches LotusLive iNotes webmail

    IBM has announced their new LotusLive iNotes web-based email software that is designed for professionals to manage business-critical information and collaboration, online and offline.

  • Acronis introduces True Image Home 2010 Netbook Edition

    Acronis has developed the True Image backup Home 2010 file backup and recovery software for netbooks. The Netbook Edition supports the latest Microsoft Windows 7 operating system and minimum screen resolution of 1024×600.

  • Microsoft anti-virus is now free to download

    In June, Microsoft announced the launch of their free beta PC security service - the Microsoft Security Essentials (formerly codenamed Morro). Well, good news is that the real-time anti-malware service is now free for download.

  • Google adds school-friendly features to Google Doc

    Google has added more features to the Google Doc such as an equation editor, superscripts and subscripts and even translation that would be of use for users, especially students.

  • Phoenix unveils Instant Boot BIOS

    Laptop Magazine has previewed Phoenix’s new Instant Boot BIOS. The Instant Boot BIOS  reportedly cuts down POST time to about a second and can boot into Windows 7 in 10 seconds on a Lenovo T400. A video paints a thousand words so folks, read on to see the Instant Boot BIOS in action. Impressive!

  • Google Sidewiki lets you read and write entires to webpages

    Google has launched Sidewiki, a new feature within their Google toolbar, which allows users to read and publish helpful information on webpages they visit. Best of all, you can also share the Sidewiki entries on Blogger, Facebook, Twitter and Google profiles too.

  • IBM is switching from Microsoft Office to Lotus Symphony

    German daily Handelsblatt has reported that IBM is migrating employees of the firm from MS Office Suite to IBM’s very own Lotus Symphony (based on Open Office). Approval would have to be sought from management if the employee wants to have MS office installed at their workstations. Well, he better has a convincing reason for

  • Opera 10 web browser out now

    The new Opera 10 has been announced with improved performance, design and features. One notable feature is the Turbo technology which makes the web browser eight times faster than its competitors in low connection speeds. Opera 10 is now available for download at

  • Samsung App Store coming to Europe on 14 September

    Not to be outdone, Samsung has announced the upcoming launch of their app store in Europe, namely UK, France and Italy, and more than 30 countries including Germany and Spain. It will be available on 14 September and accessible at

  • The new Nokia N900, now running on Maemo 5

    Nokia has announced their new N900 with the updated Linux-based Maemo 5 software. Maemo 5 allows users to have multiple application windows running simultaneously while still offering cellular features, touch screen and QWERTY keyboard.

  • Kaspersky Introduces Internet Security 2010 and Anti-Virus 2010 in Singapore

    Kaspersky held a media event in Singapore yesterday to introduce their latest security solutions – Kaspersky Internet Security 2010 and Anti-Virus 2010. The company claims to be the first to launch the 2010 products and would also be releasing a special edition “Jackie Chan” version for a limited time only.

  • Apple Mac OS X Snow Leopard pouncing into stores on 28 August

    The wait is over for Mac fans. Apple has announced that the new Mac OS X Snow Leopard will be retailing this coming Friday, 28 August. Lots of refinements have been done to make your computing experience better. Best of all, upgrading from Mac OC X Leopard to this one will only cost you S$48

  • Symantec warns of malware from online movie blogs

    Symantec has issued an alert about online movie blogs that may redirect users to malicious website with malware and infecting their PCs, as well as Macs. Read on to find out how you can protect yourself from this.

  • Nokia Singapore holds media workshop on Nokia Maps 3.0

    This afternoon, Nokia held a media workshop on Nokia Maps 3.0 at the Esplanade, Singapore. The media also got the opportunity to take a short ride in the NAVTEQ survey car to see how the survey team collect the various data used to update the maps.

  • Transcend and Trend Micro launches JetFlash V15 Antivirus USB flash drive

      Transcend has collaborated with Trend Micro to offer the latest JetFlash V15 USB flash drive that is preloaded with Trend Micro advanced security software. You can put your mind at ease as the software protects against any malware and viruses when the flash drive is plugged to the computer.

  • DIOTEK released DioPen Cursive handwriting recognition software for Windows Mobile

    Korean mobile software manufacturer DIOTEK has launched their DioPen Cursive handwriting recognition software designed for Windows Mobile touchscreen devices. The software has multi-language support and can recognize print handwriting as well as a mixed use of cursive and print handwritings.