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Subject: General Tech | May 24, 2006 - 01:47 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
DRM might be holding back a lot of the online music providers, but not necessarily for the reason that first comes to mind. Ars Technica looks at the question of using DRM that makes the music unplayable on an iPod. Since 3 of every 4 MP3 players is an iPod, that can have a big impact.
Subject: General Tech | May 24, 2006 - 12:50 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
AnandTech is at the Windows Hardware Engineering Conference, listening to what is coming up in the world of Windows. See what the second half of 2006 has in store.
Subject: General Tech | May 23, 2006 - 02:40 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
BANGALORE, India, May 23, 2006 — Paul Otellini,
in his first visit to India as president and chief executive officer of
Intel Corporation, today described the pivotal role India plays in
Intel's World Ahead
Program, which seeks to accelerate access to uncompromised technology
Subject: General Tech | May 23, 2006 - 02:10 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Red & Blackness Mods looks at a $30 registry cleaner called Uniblue Registry Booster. Find out if it does it's job, and how it stacks up to the competition.
Subject: General Tech | May 22, 2006 - 04:54 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 22, 2006 —
Intel Capital, the venture capital investment arm of Intel Corporation,
today announced the signing of two WiMAX (Wireless Interoperability for
Microwave Access) agreements. The first is for an investment in Orascom
Telecom WiMAX Limited, a joint venture with Orascom Telecom of Egypt,
and the second is for an investment in Worldmax, a joint venture with
Enertel Holding of the Netherlands.
Subject: General Tech | May 22, 2006 - 04:12 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Vista has hit another stumbling block, and this time it's called Symantec, as a report on CNET explains. There is no guess as to how long a delay this might cause, but it almost guarantees no Vista until 2007.
Subject: General Tech | May 22, 2006 - 03:32 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
SEATTLE, May 22, 2006 — Intel Corporation and Microsoft Corp. today announced that the companies will collaborate to engineer and deliver flexible, pay-as-you-go PC purchasing models for consumers in emerging markets. Intel's support of Microsoft* FlexGo* technology is a key part of Intel's broad World Ahead program to help speed access to uncompromised technology and education for people in developing regions around the world.
Subject: General Tech | May 19, 2006 - 12:11 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
You have probably never heard of a Polish software company called CD Project, so let Think Gaming introduce them and thier newest project "The Witcher".
Subject: General Tech | May 19, 2006 - 11:51 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
CNET posted the requirements for Vista, straight from Microsoft. There are the usual 2 lists, the minimum stats and then the recommended, or as they call it "Premium Ready". Read through to find out if you are ready, or if you need a component or two to get there.
Subject: General Tech | May 18, 2006 - 03:43 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
If you have been bitten by the X-Fi bug, keep an eye on this page on NGOHQ. They have not recieved any response to their questions yet, but they will post them if/when they do.
Subject: General Tech | May 18, 2006 - 01:47 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Game O' ... Gaaaa-me O' ... Game O' come and youse gunna get owned.
The Tech Zone reviews the world's first 3D mouse, designed to leave your keyboard hand free to do other things. Drop by and check out the video of this mouse in action.
Subject: General Tech | May 18, 2006 - 11:51 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
[H]ard|OCP has garnered a bit of experience in buying custom built PCs from numerous vendors recently. They took all that they learned from these purchases, and have put together their best tips on buying a custom build for yourself.
Subject: General Tech | May 17, 2006 - 11:54 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
hardCOREware looks at an alternative to buying your own T1 line, the Hawking Technology HBB1 Broadband Booster. It might not provided as big an effect as they claim in all situations, but less lag is always good.
Subject: General Tech | May 17, 2006 - 11:12 AM | Jonathan Hung
Blue Security, the little start-up company in Isreal that touted some innovative anti-spam technology, has officially closed its doors. After the massive DoS attack unleashed by a spammer in early May that shut down servers around the Internet, including those of Tucows, Blue Security decided it can not morally take the burden of indirectly causing the collateral damage resulting from escalating spam retaliation.
While it appears that the spammers have won this round, the technology developed by Blue Security proves that it is possible to effectively shut down a spammer.
Subject: General Tech | May 16, 2006 - 12:14 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Auphan Online will teach you how to bring an iPod back from the dead. Learn how to open one up, and replace the peices that have given up the ghost with newly unburied parts. Just be careful which brain your assistant hands you.
"Your iPod. Its sleek, its sexy, and now... its not working. Is your iPod giving you the Apple
equivalent of the Blue Screen of Death? Don't throw it out! You can fix it yourself, I'll show you
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Subject: General Tech | May 16, 2006 - 12:04 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Microsoft has given up on FrontPage, replacing it with 2 new tools. The Expression Suite is supposed to allow standards-based website creation, and as well it is designed to play nice with ASP 2.0. Read more about this at CNET.
Subject: General Tech | May 16, 2006 - 11:28 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Taipei, Taiwan, 16 May 2006 - VIA Technologies, Inc, a leading innovator and developer of silicon chip technologies and PC platform solutions, today announced an outstanding array of top executives from leading industry players to address the seventh VIA Technology Forum (VTF2006), taking place in Taipei from Wednesday, 7th June to Friday, 9th June.
VTF2006 will be opened by Wenchi Chen, President and CEO of VIA, who will expand upon VIA's leadership in developing exciting new technologies that are driving the proliferation of digital intelligence.
Subject: General Tech | May 10, 2006 - 06:15 PM | Joe White
Legit Reviews takes a look at the DataTraveler Elite - Privacy Edition from Kingston. You can find the DataTraveler Elite in 256MB, 512MB, 1GB, 2GB, and 4GB in size and is the first to secure 100% of data on the fly. Check out the full article for more.
"If you enter a wrong password a small window will pop up informing you that you have entered an invalid password. If you enter an invalid password more than 25 times the drive will lock the user out and need to be formatted.
Subject: General Tech | May 10, 2006 - 09:00 AM | Jonathan Hung
This time of year is always one I would love to hate -- E3 completely eclipses everything with a unyeilding barrage of announcements, teasers, videos, and booth babes. The big news from E3 yesterday was from Sony. Not only did they announce a release date for the PS3, they also pegged it with a whopping $599 USD. Excuse me? Yeah, that's a whole lot of cheddar for a console and I hope it's worth all the delays (though Sony never promised a ship date).
Subject: General Tech | May 5, 2006 - 11:42 AM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Microsoft has been busy, with several patches expected to appear on Tuesday, according to this article on CNET. There are bulletins posted at Microsoft detailing the patch, and there will be a broadcast on Wednesday as well.
"The Exchange e-mail server and at least one of the Windows alerts is deemed "critical," Microsoft's highest risk rating, the software maker said in a notice posted on its Web site on Thursday.