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There are a number of high-quality tablets now on the market, and each one offers a different combination of design, price and usage. The Apple iPad Air rates as the best traditional tablet, while the Asus Transformer Book T100TA offers a great compromise between a tablet and a laptop. For people searching for a tablet with a smaller screen, the Google Nexus 7 offers a perfect balance between cost and performance.
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Microsoft revealed this week a plan to introduce a new version of Skype that will break down language barriers with real-time translation. Skype Translator should be available by the end of the year in beta mode, and could transform communication technology drastically. Skype corporate vice president Gurdeep Pall describes the deep implications of such a ground-breaking innovation, “in education, diplomacy, multilingual families and in business.”
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While many anti-virus tools have been created to battle known viruses, the danger lies in zero-day malware– threats that are new and have never been seen before. In recent tests conducted by AV-Test Institute, several anti-virus tools “proved wildly effective against zero-day threats, while others failed miserably.” Of 25 computer security systems tested, 10 impressively achieved 100% effectiveness at blocking zero-day threats. Utilizing and improving these anti-virus tools will minimize threats and make any existing virus removal easier than ever.
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With mobile phone theft becoming a common occurrence, Lookout, a mobile security app for iOS and Android, is seeking to implement even more revolutionary security measures. Considering implementing a mandatory kill switch that would wipe a stolen phone of all information, Lookout is releasing flagship versions of its app with a Theft Alert Module. This new software for theft alerts and the potential for a kill switch may minimize theft and increase opportunity for phone recovery, technical support, and security.
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