Nick Farrell

Recent articles by Nick Farrell

Mandriva saved by CEO

Mandriva saved by CEO

Bankruptcy avoided.
Jun 24 2010 6:45AM
Adobe shows off Flash on Android tablet

Adobe shows off Flash on Android tablet

Flash just dead on the iPhone, iPad.
May 6 2010 7:05AM
Apple admits iPad can't do wireless well

Apple admits iPad can't do wireless well

Stand closer to the router.
Apr 8 2010 1:28AM
Apple yet to upgrade Boot Camp for Windows 7

Apple yet to upgrade Boot Camp for Windows 7

To be released sometime "before the end of the year."
Oct 26 2009 2:15PM
Researchers devise DoS attack filter

Researchers devise DoS attack filter

Developing traffic authentication smarts.
Oct 2 2009 3:32PM
Microsoft launches an open source foundation

Microsoft launches an open source foundation

Codeplex is with us.
Sep 14 2009 7:39AM
Blade server sales show resilience

Blade server sales show resilience

Plenty of demand in the data centre.
Sep 14 2009 7:28AM
Debian accepts Mono applications

Debian accepts Mono applications

Ignores Stallman's warning.
Jul 3 2009 6:51AM
Russians clone Macs again

Russians clone Macs again

A Russian start-up has started churning out cloned Macs in defiance of legal threats from Apple.
May 26 2009 4:12PM
Windows 7 RC download crashes

Windows 7 RC download crashes

Microsoft has managed a repeat performance of its January debacle when the Windows 7 beta public download crashed due to high demand.
May 5 2009 6:19AM
Researchers make programming breakthrough

Researchers make programming breakthrough

Researchers have developed a software tool which makes the translation of code for global markets faster.
Feb 27 2009 6:22AM
Opinion: Why national Internet filters are pointless

Opinion: Why national Internet filters are pointless

It seems that the world plus dog is falling over itself to filter the World Wide Web in a desperate bid to protect children from things they can handle on their own.
Jan 22 2009 6:26AM
Ipod back on Aussie Christmas lists

Ipod back on Aussie Christmas lists

After months of dropping off of Australians' shopping lists, the iPod is apparently back.
Dec 9 2008 2:39PM
Google called a bandwidth hog

Google called a bandwidth hog

Google has fought back at an accusation that it's an Internet bandwidth hog.
Dec 9 2008 2:39PM
Fuel-cell powered devices getting closer to reality

Fuel-cell powered devices getting closer to reality

Fuel cell-powered gear is a step closer now that the US government has removed legislation that would have prevented the development.
Dec 2 2008 6:44AM
Nokia to pull out of Japan

Nokia to pull out of Japan

The world's largest mobile maker has decided to pull out of the largest market on the planet.
Nov 29 2008 3:25PM
 Google broke App Store rules

Google broke App Store rules

Apple's Steve Jobs does not like people breaking Apple's rules and right now he is mightily miffed at the search engine Google which seem to have broken one of his commandments which he set in stone.
Nov 27 2008 12:22AM
Heroin hacker steals information on 59,000 workers

Heroin hacker steals information on 59,000 workers

American company Luxottica Retail, the former owner of the Things Remembered stores seemed to have forgotten to have the right amount of security on the company mainframe.
Nov 26 2008 3:42PM
iPhone outclocked by MP3-playing sibling

iPhone outclocked by MP3-playing sibling

Apple's iPhone is being upstaged by the outfit's second generation Coldplaying Ipod.
Nov 26 2008 3:42PM
China miffed at US hacker allegations

China miffed at US hacker allegations

China is furious that a US congressional report has accused it of developing sophisticated cyber warfare and militarising its space programme.
Nov 25 2008 9:55AM

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