HD Photo: The Next JPG?

Microsoft have been working on what they say is a revolutionary digital photo format for years now, and now, Redmond plans to submit the new format to an organization that has the main task of analyzing new international standards. ‘HD Photo’, which was formerly called “Windows Media Photo”, is Microsoft’s answer to the aging JPG […]

Daylight Savings Time in Canada & USA.

By Al Rozon Contributing writer, [GAS]  Before this year, the beginning of Daylight Savings Time, also known as “Spring Forward”, has always been on April 1st. This year, everything has changed: it will be on March 11th. The end of Daylight Savings Time, also known as “Fall Back”, has also been rescheduled to another date. In previous years, it used to […]

Microsoft Slams Google on Copyright

Microsoft’s associate general counsel has just delivered a blistering attack on Google in a speech to the Association of American Publishers. Microsoft’s agenda is clear: befriend the content creation industry while painting Google as indifferent—at best—to the concerns of copyright holders. Companies that create no content of their own, and make money solely on the […]

Windows Vista Cracked?

This is everywhere in the news this morning. It appears that Windows Vista has been officially cracked! From what I have read up to now, the crack seems to be working by emulating certain vendor-specific information at the BIOS level, effectively circumventing product activation altogether. Microsoft allows large hardware manufacturers (e.g. ASUS, HP, Dell) to ship […]