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By George Norman on 25 Nov 2008
According to recent reports, the release candidate of the Windows Vista Service Pack (SP2 RC) will be released in the second month of 2009, and the final version of the software will drop two months later. The good news is that with Vista SP2 we can finally enjoy a more stable Windows-based operating system; the bad news is that a recently discovered vulnerability in Vista that could allow an attacked to initiate a DoS (Denial of Service) attack will not be dealt with now, a fix will be issued with the release of Vista SP2.
By George Norman on 25 Nov 2008
Android is the operating system that Google developed for the G1 or Google phone, the OS that went open source a while back and when the first update became available, some of us had to update the Android by force. As of early this week the Opera Mini 4.2 Beta went Android native.
By George Norman on 25 Nov 2008
According to the YouTube team, one of the main things users have been complaining about over the years is the size of the video player. As of early this week, these grievances have been addressed in a simple but effective manner – make the video player window larger, width-wise of course.
By George Norman on 24 Nov 2008
The Microsoft development tem responsible for Silverlight, the Adobe Flash competitor, plans to put out version 3.0 of the software product some time next year, but before they do that they would like to hear from you, the user. What would Microsoft want to know? Basically, what Silverlight 2 features you appreciated the most, and what features would you like to be added in Silverlight 3.
By George Norman on 24 Nov 2008
It is truly amazing what can be accomplished with some editing tools these days, tools such as Adobe’s Photoshop. Using such a software solution to brush up photos, or create mind boggling effects is cool; what is not cool is using Photoshop to edit a picture and then go tell the world that it is for real.
By George Norman on 24 Nov 2008
Some of us take a long time to customize, personalize and generally modify every little application and process that goes on in our Windows-based operating system. The one thing that gets overlooked is the background, the wallpaper that we glance upon every time we use a computer.
By George Norman on 24 Nov 2008
No matter how you call this open source web application framework, be it by its official Ruby on Rails name, be it RoR or simply Rails, the good news is that the Rails Core Team has as of recently released the final Ruby on Rails v. 2.2 to the general public.
By George Norman on 23 Nov 2008
Fresh off the release of Ubuntu 8.10 and Ubuntu 8.10 Muslim Edition, the development team at Canonical Ltd has more good news for us – the first Alpha build of the next iteration of the Ubuntu operating system is here. Ubuntu 9.04, codename the Jaunty Jackalope, version Alpha 1 has been released as of this weekend.
By George Norman on 21 Nov 2008
Once again it is Friday, you are at work and you want nothing more than to go through the workday with ease, shrug off the boredom of having to pretend you are actually doing something important, and start enjoying the weekend as soon as possible. The time waster I want to draw your attention to this week is called Light Heroes, it is an adventure type game that takes place in a Japanese setting, and your goal is nothing more and nothing less but to save the world.
By George Norman on 21 Nov 2008
Playing Flash games in your Firefox 3.0.4 browser window is nice enough, but what would make things even better is an add-on that allows you to go full screen with you Flash gaming, and this is where Flash Game Maximizer version 1.0.7 comes into play.
By George Norman on 21 Nov 2008
The wireless, digital players that Microsoft produces are called Zune; if you go and buy such a device, you might want to consider getting a Zune Pass as well. This is a subscription type service that grants you access to a very large library of songs, and as of this week you get to keep ten songs that you like, at no charge whatsoever (apart from the $14.99 monthly subscription you are already paying).
By George Norman on 21 Nov 2008
There are a bunch of Linux commands that can and will have a negative impact on your system. Since not most people are aware of them (especially Linux newbies), it is fairly easy to get tricked into using said commands and damaging your Linux operating system. Take a look at the commands presented below, and if anyone “graciously” advises you to use them, do not take their advice and feel free to express your displeasure on said advisor.
By George Norman on 21 Nov 2008
Have you ever wondered what could happen if some of the people behind Google docs would leave Google and start working on a similar product? With support from Y Combinator and Friendfeed they would come up with EtherPad – one piece of software that does not score high points in the looks department, but really racks up the points in terms of group productivity.
By George Norman on 21 Nov 2008
RedOctane’s Guitar Hero game may be a big hit with gamers all over the world, but it is not so popular with the people that actually make rock music. One such band is the Canadian rock group Nickelback. In a recent interview with Jay Leno, Chad Kroeger has urged the legions of teen players to put down the game and instead go out and play for real.
By George Norman on 21 Nov 2008
StumbleUpon, for those of you who do not already know this, is an internet community that aids fellow internauts find all sorts of web pages, according to their various interests. The development team at StumbleUpon is preparing a software update, but before they could do that they had to revert to an older version, mainly v. 2.
By George Norman on 21 Nov 2008
Last week, there was a rumor on the Internet that that Apple will update its iPhone OS firmware to version 2.2. As it turns out the rumors were true and Apple has released v. 2.2 of the iPhone OS, as well as iPod touch OS 2.2 and iTunes 8.0.2.
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