Thursday, August 25, 2005

Open Office 2.0 Kicks MS Office Aound the Block

If you tried the previous 1.1.4 version, the 2.0 beta version currently available will be a pleasant surprise. Unlike the slow, ugly, and underpowered earlier version, 2.0 is swift, smooth, and highly compatible with Office documents. Even better, it has plenty of features that you canĂ¢??t find in MS Office itself.

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Download Internet Explorer 7 Beta 1

Not sure if anyone has posted this, but, heres a link to download internet explorer 7, supposidly for developers only. But here it is and on a lot of others sites for people who want to test drive the real thing. Requirements: Windows XP and a legit copy at that (will require WGA)

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Wednesday, August 24, 2005

HIV Virus Neutralized! New Drug in testing at Panacos Pharmaceuticals

Panacos Pharmaceuticals recent experiment with PA-457, an oral drug, has shown promising results in reducing the level of HIV in the blood.

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Make Windows XP look like Vista NOW! Easy to do.

This is nice. Just download the executable file on the link (Vista Inspirat BricoPack)and install it. Reboot and see the change. Can be easily uninstalled. You'll like it, if you like windows. It also installs the vista icons. Doesn't use style xp or windows blinds. It's a shell install.

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Tuesday, August 23, 2005

Apple Powerbook vs. Dell Mac OS X Boot

This is way off topic, but I found this video extremely interesting and exciting. Apple announced a while back that it would be switching from the IBM Power PC architecture (G4, G5) to Intel processors starting next year. This was huge news...nobody ever imagined in a million years that Apple would go the Intel route.

So anyway, here is a video of OS X booting on both a Dell Dimension 8250 and a 15" Powerbook G4. As if the shock of seeing OS X running natively on a Dell PC isn't enough, you'll notice that the Dell easily beats the Powerbook to the desktop.

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Monday, August 22, 2005

Canada's Big Brother Plan Unmasked

Last week's reports on new Canadian Internet surveillance were short on details. This article reveals the full extent of the plan including access to Internet user information without any judicial oversight and real-time surveillance capabilities.

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