Tuesday, December 20, 2005

Google Zeitgiest: End of '05

Google has released its Zeitgeist for the year 2005, providing several interesting trends between events and search queries. It is truly interesting how what we search for is effected by what is happening in the world. Definitely check it out!


Friday, December 16, 2005

Get an AJAX-based desktop

Get an entire desktop with simple applications over the Internt

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Tuesday, December 13, 2005

Swiss government switches 3,000 systems to Linux

Novell Inc. Tuesday announced an agreement with the government of Switzerland to replace the software in 3,000 of its servers with the company's SUSE Linux operating system.

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XBOX 360 file system cracked

The Xbox 360's file system has been cracked, a huge step in cracking the Microsoft software and allowing the platform to be used as a normal computer--and even put Linux on it!

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XBox 360 only $150 in Japan! Prices slashed after only 4 days!

If you live in Japan, you can get an amazing deal on an XBox 360. Apparently no one wants them, they are all waiting for the PlayStation3 coming out as early as next March.

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Strange new object found at edge of Solar System

A large object has been found beyond Pluto travelling in an orbit tilted by 47 degrees to most other bodies in the solar system. Astronomers are at a loss to explain why the object's orbit is so off-kilter while being almost circular.

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Monday, December 12, 2005

Violent video games alter brain's response to violence

A brain mechanism that may link violent computer games with aggression has been discovered by researchers in the US. The work goes some way towards demonstrating a causal link between the two - rather than a simple association.

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Wednesday, December 07, 2005

Creative Zen Vision:M 30GB - the best iPod competitor?

Creative has prepared a new competitor to Apple's iPod G5: the Zen Vision:M 30GB. It features more codecs for video, an FM Tuner, and a built-in mic. Take that Apple!

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Friday, December 02, 2005

USB Gadget X-mas List

Here is a site that has all the USB gadgets and toys you'll need. Anywhere from USB Humidifiers to vaccum cleaners. Check it out.

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U.S. to Release New $10 Bills on March 2

The trees won't be the only thing sprouting new colors come springtime. Americans' wallets will have more red, yellow and orange as the first of 800 million redesigned $10 bills start showing up in cash registers and ATM machines on March 2.

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That Google feeling, but on the cheap

Why do some search terms on Google or Yahoo cost advertisers $12.47 while similar ones sell for 18 cents? Sometimes, it's a lack of imagination, says Pinstorm CEO Mahesh Murthy.

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Thursday, December 01, 2005

Skype 2.0 Beta: Now With Video!

The Skype 2.0 Beta has been released for Microsoft Windows 2000 and XP. The new version includes support for video, on XP. You can download the new beta here:
Skype Beta Download

World AIDS Day

Today, December 1st 2005, is marked as World AIDS Day. Around the world, people are showing support by wearing a red ribbon. We have shown our support by displaying the Virtual Red Ribbon on our site. It is located in the sidebar as well as below. Check out WorldAIDSDay.org for more information on how to show your support and help out.

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