Tag Archives: Tech Stuff
At work we have a subscription to MSDN and are thus lucky enough to receive beta releases of Microsoft products. Of course the one receiving the most press is Vista. So after nearly 8 hours of trying to download the 2.78GB ISO image (thanks Paul!) I found myself contemplating a plan of attack. I wanted […]
eWeek has taken a look at the latest build of Windows Vista.beta This release of Vista is “feature-complete”, the company says, meaning that all of the fundamental capabilities that Vista will eventually offer are now baked in. Development efforts aren’t slowingâ€”the user experience will continue to evolve, bugs will get fixed, performance and compatibility will […]
All the talk is about the new eyecandy that will be available in Windows Vista. While Mac users have been enjoying cool features on their desktop for ages, Expose for example, Linux users will soon be able to do the same and maybe more. XGL is a composite layer that runs on top of the […]
This picture is a scream. Network World online editor Adam Gaffin was in New York City over the weekend and snapped this photo of the world’s largest Windows error message.
Microsoft used to have a beta version of Microsoft Antispyware that worked quite well. When I moved to Windows x64, I stopped using it because it wasn’t compatible. Now Microsoft has released Windows Defender, essentially beta 2 of the antispyware software. Windows Defender (Beta 2) is a free program that helps protect your computer against […]
Designed for “scientists, geologists, archaeologists or adventurers”, Nissanâ€™s 4Ã—4 Terranaut features a “spherical laboratory” that is accessed from a 360 degree swiveling seat. Unfortunately, all these workstations leave room for only one passenger side door.carfuture Whatâ€™s the chance of seeing the Terranaut on the street? Pretty good if you own a Holodeck. Source: Autoblog
Column from PC Magazine: Will Apple Adopt Windows? This story sounds pretty incredible but John makes some decent arguments. It’d be pretty tempting to buy one of those cool looking Macs and be able to play all the latest games on it. I’m not a huge fan of the Windows OS, nor have I ever […]
Yesterday I blogged about Goowy. While it’s a pretty neat service it’s still a bit too buggy for everyday use. At least for me. So I decided to check out Protopage. This is another Ajax powered customizable personal homepage. It seems a little bit more stable and faster. It’s free, so it’s worth a try. […]
Goowy is something I just heard about in the latest Inside the Net podcast. goowy (re) is a rich experience site which helps you manage your digital lifestyle. We provide you with a fresh and powerful environment for managing your webmail, contacts, calendar, rss, widgets (search, bookmarks, photos, weather, stocks, quotes, scores, etc.), and fun […]
I just received the latest version of the Windows Live Messenger beta. They’re using an invitation system to get new users in the beta, so if you want one, post a comment and I’ll get you one.