Microsoft rolls out gigantic security update

Microsoft’s regularly scheduled security update is getting a bit more than its typical once-over this morning, as it patches 34 different problems, tying the record for the most vulnerabilities ever tackled in one of the company’s standard updates.

Of course, the vast majority of the updates are classified as low risk, meaning they weren’t necessarily a big threat but still deemed as a stability problem for Microsoft applications.

Fourt of the patches, though, are deemed extremely critical and relate to errors in Windows coding that could be exploitable for a hacker to take over an infected user’s computer. These vulnerabilities specifically relate to:

– Microsoft’s MPEG Layer-3 audio codecs was not protected against specific code that could be exploited through streaming Internet content


Mark Raby

Microsoft‘s regularly scheduled security update is getting a bit more than its typical once-over this morning, as it patches 34 different problems, tying the record for the most vulnerabilities ever tackled in one of the company’s standard updates.

Of course, the vast majority of the updates are classified as low risk, meaning they weren’t necessarily a big threat but still deemed as a stability problem for Microsoft applications.

Fourt of the patches, though, are deemed extremely critical and relate to errors in Windows coding that could be exploitable for a hacker to take over an infected user’s computer. These vulnerabilities specifically relate to:

– Microsoft’s MPEG Layer-3 audio codecs was not protected against specific code that could be exploited through streaming Internet content Leer más “Microsoft rolls out gigantic security update”

El reproductor doubleTwist lanza una versión para Android


doubletwist android El reproductor doubleTwist lanza una versión  para AndroiddoubleTwist, el reproductor multimedia desarrollado por DVD Jon como alternativa al iTunes de Apple, acaba de lanzar una versión oficial para dispositivos basados en Android.

Esta aplicación viene a cubrir un punto pendiente de la plataforma Android. La aplicación se sincroniza con la versión de escritorio que tengamos en nuestros equipos con la posibilidad de importar toda nuestra biblioteca de música y vídeos, así como gestionar podcasts o incluso importar las listas de reproducción de iTunes o de Windows Media Player.

La aplicación incluye los controles básicos de reproducción, gestión de puntuaciones, búsquedas de canciones por artista, álbum, título o lista de reproducción y accesos directos a vídeos y podcasts. Para Monique Farantzos, co-fundadora y CEO de doubleTwist:

El nuevo reproductor de doubleTwist para Android trabaja directamente con el software de escritorio doubleTwist, en la misma forma que el iPod e iTunes trabajar juntos.

En un futuro esperan lanzar un widget para controlar el reproductor desde la pantalla incial de Android y la posibilidad de sincronizar la biblioteca multimedia mediante conexión WiFi. Leer más “El reproductor doubleTwist lanza una versión para Android”

iTunes Plugin To Automatically Show Lyrics For Current Playing Song [Mac Only]


A vocalist’s voice is not always clear enough for us to understand exactly what words are being sung. If we like the song enough, we try finding out what is actually being sung by visiting one of numerous websites that host song lyrics. Recently however I discovered a tool that us view lyrics to a song as we played it. This tool was Lyrics Plugin and worked on Windows Media Player and Winamp.

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Lyrics Plugin has been a wonderful tool for me and I wanted my Mac-using readers to have access to such a tool as well. I did a little online searching and found exactly what Mac users need: Get Lyrical.

Get Lytical is a free application for Mac systems that works as an iTunes plugin. Sized at only 725KB, users will have the application up and running in no time at all. Leer más “iTunes Plugin To Automatically Show Lyrics For Current Playing Song [Mac Only]”

Now Watch TV Channels From All Around The World Free Of Cost With TvTube


Do you have a high speed broadband connection but not know how to kill your boredom? What if I told you that you could view any one of countless television channels from all parts of the world using only your broadband internet and without spending a penny? Surely you could find at least one interesting program on one of those countless channels, a program that will entertain you and help pass your time.

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Watching any channel from around the world is exactly what can be done using TvTube.

From sports channels to documentary ones, TvTube is a great resource for TV channels. The channels are categorized nation-wise and genre-wise.

At the site’s homepage we can see channels being currently watched, most popular channels, and the recently added channels.

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A search box is also located in the top right of the homepage which facilitates finding any channel we are looking for.

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Clicking on the name of a channel starts its broadcast within a player in the browser. Leer más “Now Watch TV Channels From All Around The World Free Of Cost With TvTube”