The results of our November 2006 Password Survey have been tabulated. Below is analysis that show how responses varied by age and pc expertise followed by the overall summary results.
RSS feeds, commonly associated with the the term “Really Simple Syndication”, are showing up on a growing number of websites. These feeds, generally marked with a small orange logo depicting a radio wave, allow a user to subscribe to information of interest and have that information delivered to them without the use of email or revisiting and searching a web site. A news-feed reader or aggregator application is required to receive the RSS feeds. There are various RSS reader applications available and a growing number of web browsers and email clients that provide RSS read capabilities.
OpenOffice.org 2.0 was released in October 2005 and is proving to be a formidable contender in the office productivity suite arena. The fully featured open-source suite is freely distributed and is a direct competitor of Microsoft Office. The suite contains word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, graphic and database modules. It can read and write most of the of the file formats found in Microsoft Office and many other applications.