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Another iPhone Ripoff: But This One Also Rips Off Vista

It sure looks like an iPhone, but the real interesting thing about this Chinese rip-off is the OS it appears to be running. Check out the bottom right hand corner of the screen in the image above. Windows Vista? Just in case anyone is interested, the specs on this device are as follows: 3.2 inch 260K QVGA touchscreen, 1.3 mega ...

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Elecom Vista Media Center Remote

Listen up, Vista owners. If you’ve been having any difficulty or pet peeves navigating through Vista’s media center, than the RC-MV01 from Elecom might be an attractive gadget to buy. The simple remote contains all the buttons you need to control media center “remotely”. — Andrew Dobrow Link

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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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Genuine Windows Vista sold only 244 copies in the whole of China

Whilst Microsoft was bragging about the sales number of their latest OS Windows Vista, few would actually know that they have only managed to sell 244 copies in the whole of China in the first 2 weeks. You heard that right, and that’s the number quoted from the headquarters of the Windows Vista chief (90% national volume) distributor in Beijing. ...

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Meizu rips off Windows Vista, after iPhone and iPod nano

Meizu (the Chinese company famous for ripping off other people’s designs and making them work better than the original) has done it again. After taking inspiration from the iPod nano and the iPhone, Microsoft is not spared either. But really, this time is just a soft rip-off, since it’s Meizu’s skin hacked by Meizu fans to make it look like ...

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Apple releases Vista only app, to fix iTunes

Apple has just released a Windows Vista only application. Oh yeah, it’s to fix a problem. Please don’t just jump to conclusions, just read and then think. With the new version of Windows, some problems have arrisen with iTunes. These problems include bad CoverFlow animation, purchased tracks being unplayable, and some iPod corruptions. Geez, just another problem with Windows Vista ...

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Sub-$500 Vista ready laptop? More like XP compatible

Sub-$500 laptops aren’t the hardest things to find now, but how about sub-$500 laptops running Vista? That’s a deal that just calls for Walmar to be involved. The Everex Stepnote VA4101M is being sold at Walmart with some specs that don’t really call out for a new demanding OS. The 1.46GHz Celeron M processor, 512MB of RAM, and 60GB hard ...

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Drag-n-drop files between 2 PCs, no drivers needed!

The Windows Vista has been launched, but we all wonder what good it does. A fancier interface so that our computers can run slower? More bugs so that we can engage in the perpetual cycle of updating the system? There is at least one good new feature on the Vista that a lot of people have thought about but never ...

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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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Philips SRM7500 SlideShow compatible remote for Vista

Are you one of the many people overly excited about the new media center capabilites that are built into Windows Vista? Philips has begun to make its SRM7500 remote that is Vista compatable with a built in display. The display makes use of the SlideShow features to display information pertaining to what you are doing on the computer. While the ...

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