Following up some recent patches to Samba, the open-source file-sharing system compatible with Windows file sharing, Symantec found some disturbing results: At least one *NIX variant, Mac OS X, is still vulnerable.
Apple Inc.'s highly anticipated iPhone will be available June 29 in the U.S., according to TV commercials broadcast Sunday and posted on the company's Web site.
The combination cell phone, media player and wireless Web-surfing device will retail for $499 and $599, depending on configuration. It will be offered exclusively in the U.S. by AT&T Inc.'s wireless division, formerly known as Cingular.
The iPhone, which sports no keypad but instead a touch-sensitive screen, was unveiled with great fanfare in early January by Apple CEO Steve Jobs.
Parallels, Inc. has announced that has released the Release Candidate (RC) of Parallels Desktop for Mac 3.0, a new version of its award-winning software that enables Mac users to run Windows, Linux, and any other operating system at the same time as OS X.
The RC is the final stage of Parallels Desktop 3.0's private beta testing program that has been operating over the last several months. The final release of Parallels Desktop for Mac 3.0 is expected within the next few weeks.
Microsoft (MSFT) announced yesterday a new direct-manipulation concept and user interface targeted at the gaming and hospitality industries. The system uses projectors and cameras beneath a translucent flat surface to give user the appearance of seamlessly manipulating both real and virtual objects in the same environment. As an example, a user might put down a loyalty card for a casino, and have the system recommend restaurants and shows for the user to go based upon their prior preferences.
Apple said Wednesday that Google's YouTube Internet video site will be available on its Apple TV set-top box.
Apple said that, starting in mid-June, Apple TV will stream videos wirelessly from the Internet on YouTube. Apple said thousands of the most current and popular YouTube videos will be available in mid-June.
Apple TV works with iTunes to play users' content -- video, movies, television shows and the like -- wireless on a wide-screen television.