Windows Media Player 12’s surprising new features

31 10 2008

Though many previously bundled applets are now will ship separately to Windows 7, Windows Media Player remains part of the core OS. Windows 7 will ship with Windows Media Player 12, which includes some surprising new features.

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70+ Cheat Sheet Resources for Web Designers

31 10 2008

70+ Cheat Sheet Resources for Web Designers

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Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid Ibex) has been released

31 10 2008

After 6 months of development, here it is!

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Why Windows 7 Will Smash Vista

31 10 2008

Windows 7 is what Windows Vista should have been, what we hoped it would be. The Batman Begins to Vista’s Batman and Robin. While superficially both are kinda the same (Batman!), there’s a completely different thought process at work.

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Studio makes Redbox an offer it can’t refuse, Redbox sues

30 10 2008

Universal Studios is facing a lawsuit from DVD rental kiosk company Redbox over a predatory revenue sharing agreement. Universal has threatened to cut off Redbox’s suppliers if the rental company refuses to stop selling used movies and give the film company 40 percent of its revenue.

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First look at Windows 7

29 10 2008

Microsoft has given us a first glimpse as Windows 7. The taskbar has changed significantly, and there are a number of other changes we have screenshots of.

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Think Firefox 3 is fast? Try Firefox Minefield

23 10 2008

Firefox is outdoing itself with Minefield, which sets new speed records. Read this blog post by Matt Asay on The Open Road.

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Mac vs. PC (PIC)

23 10 2008

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The 32 Best PC Games

8 10 2008

Finishing off our popular series, here are GamePro’s 32 picks for today’s finest games on gaming’s oldest platform: the PC! It’s the granddaddy of all consoles. It defines gaming culture. We use our computers to socialize, to communicate, to read news and troll forums. We e-mail, we IM, and despite the systems in our living rooms, a good many of…

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Incredible Pictures of Earth from Above [PICS]

7 10 2008

Photographer Yann Arthus-Bertrand will bring his work to the United States for the first time in 2009. Aiming to inspire people to think globally about sustainable living, Arthus-Bertrand has been photographing unique views of our planet, seen from the sky, since 1994 – and has produced an exhibit of over 150 4-ft. by 6-ft. prints

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The top five reasons why Windows Vista failed

7 10 2008

On Friday, Microsoft gave computer makers a six-month extension for offering Windows XP on newly-shipped PCs. While this doesn
’t impact enterprise IT — because volume licensing agreements will allow IT to keep installing Windows XP for many years to come — the move is another symbolic nail in Vista’s coffin.

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