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Apple’s Snow Leopard Has a Malware Checker, but Functionality Is In Question

Apple’s Snow Leopard Has a Malware Checker, but Functionality Is In Question

Whether you consider Apple notorious or glorious for having a relative lack of viruses and other malicious content available to ruin your machines, it looks like Apple has gone and done a little forward thinking in their ever-expanding market share, and officially included a virus checker with their upcoming release, Snow Leopard. But, how effective is it?

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Google On the Defensive As Well Regarding FCC Probe

Google On the Defensive As Well Regarding FCC Probe

It looks like AT&T isn't the only company refuting some kind of shady business, and while it may be Apple getting the majority of the news, Google had to refute some claims of denying a Skype application today too. It looks like an article published this morning in The USA Today targeted Google for doing the same thing Apple did to Google Voice, but with a full-featured Skype application. Apparently, as USA Today claimed, Google trimmed down the Skype application to be a "watered-down version of the original that routes calls over traditional phone networks." So now it's Google's turn to chase away the nay-sayers.

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HTC Click video demo: entry-level Android Donut in wild [Updated]

HTC Click video demo: entry-level Android Donut in wild [Updated]

Remember the HTC Click?  The company's entry-level Android smartphone is tipped to arrive in September or October this year, but until we have any official confirmation we've got leaked hands-on footage from Tinh Te.  Check out the HTC Click - running Android OS Donut - cavorting with the HTC Magic after the cut.

Video demo after the cut; Update: Plus new live gallery - thanks dt0306!

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Apple OS X market share drops in Feb, as Vista use rises

Apple OS X market share drops in Feb, as Vista use rises

A new month can mean only one thing: we're about to be overwhelmed with statistics about February.  Today it's good news for Microsoft and bad news for Apple; the former saw its OS market share rise 0.22-percent from January to 88.42-percent, buoyed by a relatively healthy jump in Vista use, while the latter saw OS X's share drop by 0.28-percent to 9.61-percent.

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