US government tells Windows users to uninstall QuickTime as Apple stops support

If your a Windows user, there is another hole in the web that you need to guard against. Apple is no longer issuing updates to QuickTime on the Microsoft platform. This coupled along with the that the Department Homeland Security has reported potential flaws should definitely throw up a red flag.

The recommended best practice in this case is to remove/uninstall Apple QuickTime from your PC at your earliest convenience. After doing so, it is highly recommended to update all other software including all anti-virus products. Regular system updates should also be made.

Source: The Verge

Tech company admits carrying out ‘crop circle’ stunt to promote new chip

Tech company admits carrying out ‘crop circle’ stunt to promote new chip.

Santa Clara, CA based Nvidia Corp. chose to promote the release of the latest version of their computer chip via novel idea – a crop circle.  The new chip features 192 computing “cores” to aid in enhancing performance for graphic applications. With the release of the chip, Nvidia hopes to make tablets rival Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 game consoles as games become more popular on the tablet-based platform.

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