Tag Archives: software

NBA takes on Second Life

Do you got game? Do you at least have Second Life? Great. Good news for you. The NBA has officially opened shop on the popular social virtual world. The NBA launched its presence in the virtual world of Second Life this morning, following an in-world press conference yesterday that featured NBA commissioner David Stern making the announcement. Built out by ...

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iPod vending machines run on Windows XP…wtf?

This is a paradox we’re sure both Microsoft and Apple don’t want to find themselves in. With the better part of their advertising campaigns trying to show the differences between the two companies, the Zoom vending machines used to distribute iPods, run on the Windows XP operating system. Isn’t it ironic? Don’t ya think? Of course, it would probably be ...

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Virtual Guard Dog digitalizes your home security

[ev type=”youtube” data=”KIUB2lFeECI”][/ev] It’s understandable why some people don’t like dogs. They smell, they’re always feeding on your treasures, and some people have powerful allergic reactions to their shedding fur. But what you gain not having one, you lose in personal home security. The Obscura Digital Dog is a totally fabricated doggy copy. The Obscura software allows users to turn ...

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Ballmer lashes out: “No Zune phone…ever!”

Microsoft’s very own Steve Ballmer spoke out about the rumored Zune Phone recently, slashing the hopes of any Microsoft fanboys, saying “It’s not a concept you’ll ever get from us. We’re in the Windows Mobile business. We can put Zune into Windows Mobile, we can put Xbox into Windows Mobile. We can pour everything in.” Ballmer then proceeded to run ...

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Dell’s bringing seXP back

Still wary about using the new Windows Vista operating system, users have been moaning and bitching to Dell about how they wish they could still get Windows XP installed on their pre-packed PC’s. Dell has answered their prayers by reissuing XP installed computers back into their products. The consumer backlash has caused Dell to offer the option of Windows XP ...

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Who’s paying Microsoft’s legal bills? You are!

According to a calculation done by the Software Freedom Law Center (SFLC) a $21.50 “patent tax” is added in to every sale of Microsoft’s software products. This is the first time I’ve been informed that I was paying for Microsoft’s law bills before I switched over to OS X and Linux. Now that I know this information, I’m glad I ...

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Gain super eye power with Nintendo DS

After all those brain and IQ training games on DS, Nintendo thinks that the next thing to train would be our eyes! So they announced this all new Eye Power Training game in Japan that works your eyes in 5 ways: 1. Motion vision: the ability of picking up and seeing moving objects clearly 2. Powerful glances: the ability to ...

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Fotowoosh makes any photo 3D

Here’s a really cool new start-up site from FreeWebs that’s still in its alpha stage. Fotowoosh is an online service which turns your images into 3D, zoomable and explorable images. As you can see from the animated pictures above, the service looks really impressive. The 3D image is constructed using VRML (Virtual Reality Modeling Language), which means that to use ...

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A glimpse of how Windows Vista could have looked like

The new Windows Vista system is system-resource hungry, making your Core 2 Duo PC run like a PDA. The program itself isn’t cheap either, those who can’t afford it either go for illegal copies, or choose not to upgrade at all; but you got to give it to them, the new user interface (UI) does look good. Today we came ...

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