Computer mouse inventor Doug Engelbart dies at 88

Computer mouse inventor Doug Engelbart dies

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Computer mouse inventor Doug Engelbart dies The inventor of the computer mouse, has died aged 88. Engelbart developed the tool in the 1960s as a wooden shell covering two metal wheels, patenting it long before the mouse’s widespread use. He also worked on early incarnations of email, word processing and video teleconferences at a California research institute. The state’s Computer …

5 Reasons to Buy a PlayStation 3

5 Reasons to Buy a PlayStation 3 (Not a Wii or Xbox 360)

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Can’t decide which video game console to choose? We’ll help. Deciding between the PlayStation 3, Nintendo Wii, and Xbox 360 can be a daunting task. While all three systems are vastly superior to the last generation of videogame consoles, they are also far more different from each other than ever before. While I like and own all three systems, I …

Pair of PC viruses help each other survive

Pair of PC viruses help each other survive

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Two computer viruses that collaborate are proving hard to clean from infected PCs, Microsoft research suggests. The pair of viruses foil removal by regularly downloading updated versions of their malware partner. The novel versions are usually unknown to anti-virus programs which let the malicious programs persist. Once present on a PC, the viruses let thieves take over a machine so …

Windows 8.1's little changes are a huge improvement

Windows 8.1 little changes massive improvement

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Windows 8.1 little changes massive improvement Microsoft on Wednesday released its first preview of Windows 8.1, a vastly improved update of its forward-thinking but flawed PC operating system. On paper, the list of changes that Microsoft made to Windows 8.1 don’t seem all that major. No, the app tiles aren’t gone. Yes, the Start button is back, but not exactly …