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 […]

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AMD Brings Xbox 360 Tech to Handhelds

At GDC today, AMD announced a suite of tools for developing handheld gaming content for the company’s next-generation mobile graphics chips. These chips support the same Unified Shader Architecture as the Xbox 360’s ATI-designed GPU. Are phones the last stop here, or could the “Xboy” be on its way? For years now there have been […]

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 […]

IPv6 Explained

The researchers who are currently working on the new generation of gears that makes the Internet turn have been on the job for years, but recently, corporate giants such as Microsoft and Apple have been forcing the integration of this new Internet technology in their products: IPv6, the protocol that has already started to power […]

Windows OneCare Sucks

Yes, the title of this post resumes the situation quite well. An Austrian Company named AV Comparatives has recently tested 17 of the most popular Anti-Virus products that are currently available out there, and in that bunch, only one failed the test: Windows OneCare. Surprised? I know I’m not. This is the second test in […]

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 […]

Welcome to [GAS] 2.0!

Hello Everyone! We’d like to welcome you all to the new and (we hope) improved [GAS]. This little project of ours has taken a long time to realize, but after a few long months of procrastination, we finally arrived at our destination. As you can see, [GAS] 2.0 is definitely a big step up from […]