Tag Archives: software

Apple 802.11n update costs… $1.99! It’s official.

Double Apple news day! After all of those damn rumors about how much activating the 802.11n ability would cost, we now know! Apple is charging $1.99 for the software update. At first this was supposed to cost about $5, then it went to $2, then the hopefulls said it’s free!, now it’s officially $2. — Nik Gomez AirPort Extreme 802.11n ...

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Windows Vista media DRM protection cracked, what’s next?

With the recent crackings of the security measures set forth in HD-DVD and Blu-ray, it is only fitting that the DRM in the upcoming release of Windows Vista is hacked. Alex Ionesu, the man who claims to have bypasses the security, has only released very vague information due to the possibility of legal actions by Microsoft. Currently, this is just ...

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Sweden to make an Embassy for Second Life: Hasn’t this gone a bit far?

This whole Second Life phenomenon has just gotten completely out of hand. We have tried downloading Second Life multiple times, trying to fall in love with the software as much as the rest of the world seems to be doing. The reasoning behind this worldwide advertising deals and now international DIPLOMACY baffles our mind. Sweden has announced its plan to ...

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Is Google developing a competitor for Second Life?

What a wonder it would be to be able to have a social networking platform such as Second Life, mixed with the sketchings and locations of Google Earth. That’s exactly what is traveling through the rumor grapevine right now. A Googleized version of Second Life. The satellite imaging technology of Google Earth is rumored to be in development as a ...

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Want Linux? Dell is beginning to understand

Linux is pickup up pace. Apple Macs are picking up even quicker. Maybe its people’s increasing frustration with the obstacles presented by Windows. It doesn’t really matter why, right now Microsoft had better deliver with Vista in a few days. With some odd timing, Dell has started to ship mainstream desktops without Windows preinstalled. Not only does this save the ...

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Microsoft releases Photo Info metadata editor

So while the world (maybe an exageration) is waiting for Windows Vista to be released, Microsoft has slipped out a little program titled Microsoft Photo Info. The names says it all. The program is meant for more serious digital photography buffs who want to edit the metadata of their photos from inside of Windows Explorer. It really has some nice ...

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iConcertCal helps the music fan schedule his life

One of Lifehacker’s Downloads of the Day, iConcertCal is a cool little plug-in for the Apple app, iCal. The iConcert freeware embeds a schedule of artists from your iTunes library and synchronizes them with your calender so you can see when in the future your favorite bands are playing close to you. For an easier guide, just change the location ...

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Guitar Hero II custom songs now possible

So you’ve heard of Guitar Hero and its recent release of its second iteration on the PS2. If not, just think of Dance Dance Revolution (DRR), and Guitar Hero is DDR for rockers. So while the release of Guitar Hero 2 isn’t news anymore, the ability to do custom songs definately is. The people at the Scorehero forums have figured ...

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