Archive for June, 2008

Rhapsody is looking to steal iTunes thunder

RealNetworks’ Rhapsody music looks to steal some of iTunes thunder. On June 30 the company announced the opening of its MP3 store. The new service does away entirely with digital rights management. iTunes uses DRM for a good portion of its music, but newer MP3 stores like Amazon’s, which launched last September, have dropped it. […]

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Today Marks The Death of XP

After delays and rumors, the Windows XP era has finally reached its end. Microsoft has made it official: Monday, June 30 will be the last day Microsoft sells XP to the masses. In fact, some companies have already stopped offering XP as an option on new machines as they prep for the switchover. There were […]

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Intel to Microsoft: Will Pass on Vista!

Intel to Microsoft: Will Pass on Vista!

Intel has decided it won’t upgrade its PCs to Vista. This is a big smack in the face for Microsoft because documents actually confirm that Microsoft may have launched its ill-fated Vista OS at the behest of Intel. According to the New York Times, Intel has decided that it won’t upgrade the PCs of its […]

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Smartphone Users Should Be Virus Conscious

Many IT folks believe that Smartphone viruses will be a threat to your network soon. Though there are no signs yet, it would be “smart” to be proactive. The latest mobile devices are packed with many applications and corporate data, and are enabled for real Web browsing and online collaboration. Is your corporate server’s safe? […]

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Diablo 3 On The Radar!

Diablo 3 On The Radar!

Blizzard finally confirmed that Diablo 3 is in the works. After a long eight years since the release of Diablo 2, and over a decade after the original, Diablo 3 is on the radar. Check out the new Diablo III homepage in case you think we’re making this up. Blizzard says it’s going to be […]

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Google Enters The Living Room

Google Enters The Living Room

It should be called Google Living Room, but will let Google have that say. Google has entered in the PC to TV arena with its Google Media Server. The Windows software works in conjunction with Google’s desktop search application – Google Desktop – to locate various media (photos, music and video) stored on your PC […]

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More Businesses Using Mac

More Businesses Using Mac

The Mac is growing steadily in the business world as almost 80% of businesses are using Macs in the workplace today. This is almost double the percentage that said they had users running Mac OS X two years ago, a research firm said. A recent survey conducted by Laura DiDio, a research fellow at Yankee […]

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ICANN and IANA Hacked

The official domains of ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, and IANA, the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority were hijacked earlier today, by the NetDevilz Turkish hacking group which also hijacked Photobucket’s domain on the 18th of June. This is pretty scary considering who and what these two companies do for business. This […]

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