Month: March 2013

Apple rolls out iOS 6.1.3 security update

Apple has rolled out another update for its iOS software to counter a security flaw that had been uncovered putting owners of its devices at risk. This iOS 6.1.3 update, available from Tuesday, is designed to target a security vulnerability that came to light in February that allowed users to bypass the lock screen setting on devices and access the phone. Users found that when the emergency call screen is…

Nvidia launches branded GRID appliance for VDI

The company said that its GRID Visual Compute Appliance (VCA) system would offer the security and accessibility benefits of VDI while maintaining high-end graphics performance for small firms in the design and media spaces. The appliance combines a pair of Intel Xeon processors with eight Nvidia GRID graphics cards, each equipped with a pair of Tegra GPUs. Combined with I/O and on board memory, the VCA will offer a complete…

PFDAVADMIN – “Could Not Expand” Error

“Use the Exchange Server Public Folder Distributed Authoring and Versioning (DAV)-based Administration tool (PFDAVAdmin) to perform various management tasks related to public folders and mailboxes. The tool checks the permissions status of each public and mailbox folder and corrects any problems found. The ability to bulk export/import the permissions and replica lists make this tool invaluable in achieving greater productivity in managing public folders. The program can also report content…

Office 2013 license transfer to another PC

Office 2013 users can now legally transfer their license if they buy a new computer or their current one breaks down. In the face of user concerns over its previous policy, Microsoft today amended its Office 2013 license agreement. Now Office 2013 customers can move the software and license to another PC once every 90 days. Effective immediately, the agreement covers Office Home and Student 2013, Office Home and Business…

EU fines Microsoft $731 million

EU fines Microsoft $731 million over Windows 7 browser foul Microsoft is to learn the hard way that “a deal is a deal,” at least in the eyes of the European Union, by being forced to swallow a massive fine for breaching earlier promises made with the 27-nation bloc. The software giant has been fined 561 million euros ($731 million) by European authorities for falling foul of previous antitrust settlement…

iPhone 5S production rumored to have begun

iPhone 5S production has already kicked off, a Japanese-language Apple blog reported today. Foxconn has begun “partial production” of the iPhone 5S, a “reliable source” has told Macotakara. Both M acRumors and AppleInsider cited the report earlier today. The 5S is being built on the same production line as the iPhone 5, according to Macotakara The Japanese blog goes on to claim that NTT Docomo is cutting back on orders…