By Mark O’Neill Contributing Writer, [GAS] The chances are that if you are the computer-literate member of the family, you’re probably constantly getting hit on for free IT support. You know the situation – the parents who think it’s “interesting” to install every font they can find and then wonder why it takes 30 minutes […]
By David Peralty Contributing Writer, [GAS] I am a big fan of many of the original Xbox games, but I never purchased an Xbox to play them. It wasn’t until the Xbox 360 came out that I finally picked up my first console since the Original Nintendo Entertainment System. While compatibility has always been an […]
It seems that Steve Ballmer, Microsoft CEO, will never stop hitting the top of the open-source community’s head. Ballmer, during a press conference in London last week, renewed attacks that started a year ago against the world of the “open”. According to Ballmer, Linux and open-source software users currently violate 235 patents that he claims […]
This project will help you change a cheap wireless router into a wireless receiver for your Xbox 360. The total cost of this project can be as low as twenty or thirty dollars, compared to the one hundred dollars Microsoft wants for their little wireless dongle. Also, please note that if you are NOT a […]
By Fred Roth, Contributing Writer, [GAS] As of this month, the first round of Windows Vista Ultimate Extras have been sent out to customers “lucky” enough to have purchased the highest caliber of Microsoft’s newest operating system. These supplemental downloads are available through Windows Update and are described as “Cutting Edge Programs, Innovative Services and […]
The term “hacker” has always been one of the most incorrectly used expressions. If you think that a hacker is someone who tries to get into computer systems illegally, stop right here and go read this before continuing further. Ok, now that you’ve been enlightened, let’s proceed. It’s no secret that Microsoft has been cooperating […]
Windows Vista users rejoice! Microsoft has just released two new updates that are supposed to improve the performance and reliability of Vista systems. KB938979 addresses the following issues: You experience a long delay when you try to exit the Photos screen saver. A memory leak occurs when you use the Windows Energy screen saver. If […]
This promises to be the best movie ever! It has everything a good movie should have: Drama, suspense and action. Enjoy the show!
A year ago, an application called FairUse4WM came into the wonderful world that is the Internet. This nice but evil piece of software had the ability to crack the DRM keys contained within Windows Media files. After its release, the folks at Microsoft hurried up and fixed their DRM system so that FairUse4WM could not […]
While moving your Windows shares from one computer to another might seem pointless for most people, system administrators see great value in doing it efficiently. It is particularly useful in situations where we have to move data from an old server to new one, and we want our users to keep on accessing their files […]
Following right on the heels of Microsoft’s Surface Table, the folks at Microsoft Research in Cambridge, UK, have developed a prototype of a multi-touch laptop. Here’s a short video from Steve Hodges, Manager of Microsoft’s Sensors and Devices Group, presenting his new toy. Enjoy the show!
Remember that Microsoft Surface technology we wrote about a while ago? Interested in getting one of those new “surface” tables? Here’s a video detailing a few reasons why you would want to get one. I know I’ll do! (If I can ever get my hands on 10 grand; anybody feels like making a donation?)