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Larry Dignan: Apple said Monday that it will ship the latest upgrade to its OS X Aug. 28. The upgrade, known as Snow Leopard, refines OS X and features built-in Microsoft Exchange support.

Jason D. O'Grady: Hold 6 and 4 keys at boot to enable 64-bit Snow Leopard

Jason D. O'Grady: Will your Mac boot 64-bit Snow Leopard by default? Not unless it's an Xserve

Ed Bott: Windows 7 versus Snow Leopard: How much do upgrades really cost?

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Sam Diaz: Apple's answers to the questions from the FCC were so vague and misleading that I couldn?t believe they came from a company that prides itself on launching game-changing, cutting-edge technology.

Larry Dignan: RealNetworks submits Rhapsody app to Apple

Richard Koman: AT&T: iPhone deal blocks VoIP over cellular
Scott Lowe Tech Republic: Disabling unnecessary services can improve system performance and overall system security. But there are some critical Windows XP services that you should never disable..



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Jason Perlow: Hormel Foods objected to my use of the word SPAM in upper case. This begs the question - where did spam come from?

Microsoft's Bing search engine and Wolfram Alpha have reached a licensing deal that allows Bing to present some of the specialized scientific and computational content that Wolfram Alpha generates.

Jason Perlow: Stardock?s Fences utility, a free download, allows you to corral your desktop icons into ?Fenced? areas which can be moved around your desktop, and are independently scrollable.


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