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Microsoft tweaks XP anti-piracy checker!

27 August 2008 | Alex Christie

Apparently, Microsoft isn’t planning on taking out the wind from the sails of Windows XP yet. If you checked your Windows Automatic Updates this morning you would have noticed it downloading a version of Windows [...]

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Microsoft releases new 3D technology

21 August 2008 | Alex Christie

Microsoft has launched a new 3D technology called Photosynth. The technology basically takes a group of photos of an environment, strings them together and creates a 3D environment with it. Pretty cool, I’d say. Photosynth [...]

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Massive Increase in Spam

18 August 2008 | Alex Christie

Like me, you’ve probably noticed the increase in spam recently. According to Google product marketing manager, Sundar Raghavan, this seems to be an annual event which sees an increase in the amount of spam being [...]

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Microsoft readies new storage pack.

18 August 2008 | Alex Christie

The latest news to come from the world of Windows is that Microsoft is busy readying a new storage-focused feature pack for Windows. If you’re running XP and suddenly get the feeling that you might [...]

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Now you see me, now you don’t…

14 August 2008 | Alex Christie

Its emerged this week (not that you would be able to see it) that scientists have created two new types of materials that are edging us closer to the invention of that must-have Harry Potter-accessory, [...]

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First UK Art Exhibition Tour via iPhone

13 August 2008 | Alex Christie

For their new exhibition Tate Liverpool in the UK have incorporated the latest mobile technology to enhance the gallery experience. For the Gustav Klimt show you can download a vast amount of information as a [...]

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Open Source meets Fashion

6 August 2008 | Alex Christie

For a while now, I’ve been keeping a close eye on the development of open source.  The concept really fascinates me and if I’m honest has slightly baffled me.  Perhaps this is something to do [...]

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Microsoft launches SP1 for VS 2008 and .NET 3.5

5 August 2008 | Alex Christie

Microsoft has announced that they will be releasing SP1 for Visual Studio 2008 and .Net Framework 3.5 by the end of the UK summer. This will be quite a significant update and only comes 6 [...]

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My Notebook in Danger, from the US?

4 August 2008 | Alex Christie

News is that Us Agents now have the power of seizing your notebook, if you were traveling to the USA, and they can hold your notebook for an undisclosed period of time according to a [...]

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Pushup helps with cross browser development

31 July 2008 | Alex Christie

After finishing a very small web project this week, I was once again hit with a very old problem, browser compatibility. For as long as I can remember, developing websites has always been plagued with [...]