Imagine that the texts, folders, and other objects on your monitor suddenly became translucent, and you saw that another person was sitting on that side of the glass and, pointing at your screen with a finger, rudely controlled your applications. Carroll through the looking glass? Without this, there were some. Continue reading
Solutions for sharing computer resources into mutually independent virtual machines were developed more than forty years ago, back in the era of mainframes. IBM has developed a special operating system OS VM / 370 (later there were other versions, such as VM / ESA).
In this operating system, the user had at his disposal a full-featured virtual computer on which he could install his own version of the operating system and install his own application software, and launch his tasks for execution. Continue reading
The main event of the past week, apparently, should be considered the release of the first beta version of the Mozilla Firefox 3 browser. Among the innovations, developers note additional mechanisms to improve security, improved password management and installation of plug-ins, new download manager features. Continue reading