Thursday, August 18, 2011
M-DISC offers up to 1,000 years of data storage on a DVD compatible disc: Despite the widespread belief upon their introduction to the market in the early 1980s that CDs would safely store data encoded on them forever, CDs and DVDs are actually susceptible to damage from both normal use and environmental exposure and have an average lifespan of under 10 years.
Posted by steve at 9:28 AM
No Contest: Mac vs. Windows Security | PCWorld: For nearly two decades now, security experts have debated whether Microsoft or Apple offers superior security. The battle heated up again in the wake of news out of Black Hat about a newfound weakness in the Mac platform. However, the question of whether Microsoft or Apple is more secure is no longer even relevant: Security threats of today and tomorrow aren't as tied to specific desktop platforms as they once were.
Posted by steve at 7:51 AM