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New release of Google Earth

Google released version 4 of it's Google Earth application in beta form. Among the changes are an improved interface, 3d textured building support,
June 13, 2006 Author: Frank Beverdam

Windows Live Dev launched (beta)

The Windows Live Dev site has launched today in beta mode at http://dev.live.com.

Windows Live Dev is includes information on getting started with Windows Live services, latest documentation and APIs, samples, access to community areas and relevant blogs, and announcements of future releases and innovations.

June 12, 2006 Author: Frank Beverdam

Google Browser Sync for Firefox released

Google Browser Sync for Firefox is an extension that continuously synchronizes your browser settings – including bookmarks, history, persistent cookies, and saved passwords – across your computers. It also allows you to restore open tabs and windows across different machines and browser sessions.
June 9, 2006 Author: Frank Beverdam

Web is the No. 1 media

According to a recent research project of the Ball State University's Center for Media Design, Web media is the N0. 1 at-work media and No. 2 in the home, according to a new report from the Online Publishers Association.
June 8, 2006 Author: Frank Beverdam

Microsoft releases public Vista Beta 2

Microsoft made a beta version of Windows Vista publicly available for download, kicking off what it called its "Customer Preview Program," a testing period in which the software maker hopes millions of tech enthusiasts will kick the tires on the new operating system.

 

June 8, 2006 Author: Frank Beverdam

Microsoft's antipiracy tool Spyware?

Windows Genuine Advantage Notifications, is designed to validate whether a copy of Windows has been legitimately acquired. However, it also checks in with Microsoft on a daily basis.

This has alarmed some people, such as Lauren Weinstein, a civil liberties activist, who likened it to spyware in a blog posting.

June 8, 2006 Author: Frank Beverdam