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Vista prices revealed!

Amazon now has retail prices for Vista, as well as a projected release date. Details here. It looks like Microsoft has accidentally leaked some details of the price of its next-generation operating system. At least for customers who live in the Great Frozen North. FULL versions (all prices Canadian) Windows Vista Ultimate $499 Windows Vista Business $379 Windows Vista Home Premium $299 Windows Vista Home Basic $259 UPGRADE versions (all prices Canadian) Windows Vista Ultimate […]


New Windows Live Ideas

Windows Live Academic Windows Live Academic is a new addition to the Windows Live Search family of services that allows users to search through academic information. Currently, users can search content in academic journals in the fields of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, and Physics. Academic search enables you to search for peer reviewed journal articles contained in journal publisher portals and on the web in locations like citeseer. Academic search works with libraries and institutions […]


WMP 11 for XP Release Details

Microsoft is planning a Public Preview Beta of Windows Media Player 11 for XP on Wednesday, May 17th. The final RTM release is scheduled for late June 06. Here is a list of features that will and will not be in the XP version: Features in WMP 11 for XP (June 06): * New UI * Support for better synchronization for portable devices * Album “stacks” of album art * Indexed libraries with search-as-you-type features […]


Pirated Windows Vista would not get fancy graphics

Microsoft came out a new reason to pruchase original Windows license — “Pirated Windows Vista would not get fancy graphics.” With the new operating system, Microsoft is offering plenty of new graphics tricks, including translucent windows, animated flips between open programs and “live icons” that show a graphical representation of the file in question. But before Vista will display its showiest side, known as Aero, it will run a check to make sure the software […]


Next Generation Firefox browser

Bon Echo Alpha 1 is a developer preview release of our next generation Firefox browser and it is being made available for testing purposes only. Bon Echo Alpha 1 is intended for web application developers and it’s testing community. Current users of Mozilla Firefox 1.x should not use Bon Echo Alpha 1. These Release Notes cover what’s new, download and installation instructions, known issues and frequently asked questions for the Bon Echo Alpha 1 release. […]


Linux != Windows

!= “Hi! I’ve been using Linux for a few days, and it’s mostly great. But, it’s a shame that [something or other] doesn’t work like it does on Windows. Why don’t all the developers completely rewrite all the software so it acts more like Windows? I’m sure Linux would get lots more users if they did!” This the the first post I posted in my blog and homepage. But nobody give it’s answer or a […]


Microsoft Windows- Folder/File Name Issues

Hey did you know you can’t create a folder named “con” (without “” that is simply con) in windows. Hehheee really interesting na. Not only con but you also cannot create folders or files like Aux, lpt , com etc This is something pretty cool…and unbelievable… Try it out yourself… Else I will tell you later. Because now my friend is saying how this is happening. So i can tell you later. *************************** Hi geeks, […]


New MS Office-Office12

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New Yahoo Mail service

Yahoo was set to unveil on Wednesday a limited public beta of its new Yahoo Mail service, featuring a new interface more like that of a desktop e-mail application and faster response time.The new Yahoo Mail beta will feature e-mail caching; message preview; drag-and-drop filing; the capability of quickly searching e-mail headers, body text and attachments; and the ability to view multiple e-mails at the same time in separate windows and scroll through all message […]


Yahoo Photomail

Yahoo rolled out a beta version of a new service called PhotoMail, which will allow users to put up to 300 pictures in a single e-mail and provides unlimited storage space for users.Since only thumbnails of the pictures are sent in the actual e-mail, there is little chance that an e-mail would be rejected due to size limitations of incoming e-mail. Each thumbnail is only about five kilobytes. The larger versions of the pictures would […]



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