First sub-$500 laptop with Windows Vista

February 4, 2007 by poeloq | Leave a Comment

The first laptop with Microsoft Windows Vista for less than $500 has now appeared: the Everex StepNote VA4101M. I am note sure you will actually get much fun out the new Vista features, e.g. the eye candy, as the Everex StepNote VA4101 runs on a mere 1.46GHz Intel Celeron M 410 processor and 512MB RAM, […]

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Microsoft Vista suffers from speech recognition flaw

February 2, 2007 by techbuzz | 1 Comment

The greatest flaw detected in the much-hyped Microsoft Vista is a speech flaw, which has been admitted by Microsoft. Vista responds to voice commands for its operation. Security experts have voiced the view that malicious sound files on the websites could exploit it. The speech commands if hacked can be used to even delete the […]

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Install Linux from Windows

January 28, 2007 by poeloq | Leave a Comment

Yesterday the OSDL’s Review of Desktop Linux 2006 was published, stating that the deployment of Linux on Desktops in 2006 stalled slightly compared to previous years. But with the great achievements of Ubuntu and related distributions it is getting easier to install and use Linux on desktops without having to earn a computer science degree […]

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New Windows Vista Gaming Features

January 27, 2007 by elr9 | Leave a Comment

Every one has been eagerly expecting the latest Windows release, codenamed Windows Vista, this new installment will be available very soon. However people had already started to wonder whether or not is this “wait” actually worth their time, especially when it comes to gamers.

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Mobile Linux software platform formed by six telecom giants

January 26, 2007 by techbuzz | Leave a Comment

Six giant telecommunications companies have agreed to share a common platform named the LiMo Foundation, which has been formed as a non-profit organization with the intention of making a common mobile Linux software platform. These six big shots of the cellular telephony are: Motorola, NEC, NTT DoCoMo, Panasonic Mobile Communications, Samsung Electronics, and Vodafone. The […]

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Lotus Connection Suite unveiled by IBM

January 25, 2007 by techbuzz | Leave a Comment

If Microsoft is pacing ahead can IBM lag behind? International Business Machines (IBM) has unveiled the all new Lotus Connection Suite, incorporating five special tools, Blogs, Activities Bookmarks and Communities. This category of business applications, named as “Enterprise 2.0” ushers in more interactivity for its users. This new venture of IBM might bring it in […]

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Security fix released by Apple for QuickTime

January 25, 2007 by techbuzz | Leave a Comment

There were several security flaws in the QuickTime media player program for which Apple has come up with security updates. Due to the flaw discerned, both Windows and Mac OS X versions of QuickTime are at risk as because due to it, a hacker could have his access over a computer. QuickTime Mac users can […]

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Vista Released… Too Early.

January 22, 2007 by Static | Leave a Comment

Often, this happens as retailers are looking for some quick profit or just don’t realize the concept of a “release date”. Some retailers based in UK have actually sold the Microsoft Windows Vista Home Edition a bit too early than what Microsoft originally hoped. Maybe the extremely long wait since the Windows XP launch date […]

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Windows Vista Ultimate Signature Edition

January 21, 2007 by poeloq | 1 Comment

Windows Vista is about to be released towards the end of the month in four different versions, but now also another version has been announced: the Microsoft Windows Vista Ultimate Signature Edition. I myself use various operating systems, including Windows but mainly Debian Linux. I like Windows, but this is for the die-hard fanboys only […]

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Skype to Launch Domestic Call Pricings

January 19, 2007 by Static | Leave a Comment

Skype, a famous Internet phone service, have stated that it will be introducing new plans for domestic calls in 24 countries, including France, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Spain, and the United Kingdom. What is exciting about the new plan, Skype Pro, will be that the users will be paying a monthly subscription along with a […]

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Adobe unveils Flash Player 9 for Linux

January 18, 2007 by techbuzz | Leave a Comment

It was on last week when Adobe Systems Inc. has come-up with came-up with security patches for Acrobat Reader. This week Adobe Systems Inc. is again in the news. This time it has unveiled Adobe Flash Player 9 for Linux. Its lucrative features include 10 times faster operation of the scripts. It also has advanced […]

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‘January Critical Patch Update’ released by Oracle

January 18, 2007 by techbuzz | Leave a Comment

On last week Oracle declared in its pre-announcement bulletin that it was going to release 52 security patches for its various products. Keeping up to the pre-announcement, Oracle released 51 updates which could fix 51 flaws. However, last moment detection of an error made Oracle to withhold one patch. This new updates has been termed […]

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Saki: Connecting you to social networks from your phone

January 17, 2007 by poeloq | Leave a Comment

Social networks like MySpace or Facebook are the biggest Web2.0 hype around and with subscribers going well beyond 100 Million they are big. Now Saki is bringing there own browser and social network for mobile users, currently limited to 100 Windows based smartphones, but they are soon going to offer a Saki Lite client and […]

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