Hardware

Mar 25th, 2012

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Windows 8 on the Acer Iconia W500 Tablet

Not really security related but I recently aquired a Windows tablet in order to try out the touch features of Windows 8.  It was quite an interesting experience getting the new OS on to it, but now I have, I’d like to compare the W500’s features and performance with the iPad I have been using […]

Nov 2nd, 2007

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Yay for Cool new tech.

Got my Asus EEE PC delivered today! It’s a nice little mini notebook which runs Linux out of the box and best of all only costs £219 ! Initially there’s a pretty simplistic interface provided (It’s targetted at school kids rather than power users) but there’s a great wiki and forum over at eee User […]

Oct 25th, 2004

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locking down USB

An interesting blog entry on Locking Down The Obvious: USB I think it’s a point well made. Essentially companies need to look at USB ports in the same way they look at CD-ROM’s and floppy drives. If CD’s and floppies are locked down then USB ports should be as well… although it is more challenging […]

Apr 3rd, 2004

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linux palmtop goodness

well I think ive finally found the right handheld computer for me… A sharp Zaurus c860. Its linux based, has lots of good security software available, can take SD and CF cards, has an excellent 640×480 display and isnt too bulky or heavy. also the keyboard is fairly good… as Im writing this entry using […]

Mar 30th, 2004

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Information Appliance Tap.

First off I’m thinking of a ethernet style tap not a water one ;op I was thinking today, more and more people are connected to broadband these days, if I was selling information appliances, by which I’m thinking about dedicated pieces of hardware which process information (like the Amstrad emailer), I’d want to be able […]