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WinSuperSite is a great place to head if you are looking for the latest pictures of Microsoft Windows Vista 5270. Paul Thurrott has many great galleries and will soon have a review on the new build. So if you are interested in checking out what it looks like until you can get your hands on a copy, then head on over to WinSuperSite.
As much as I like Microsoft Office 12 Beta 1, I do have to give OpenOffice.org credit for how far they have come. It is very very similar to Microsoft Office 2003 which is really what pushed Microsoft to have to redesign practically the whole Office Suite. As if you didn't know, OpenOffice is completely FREE, and there is no spam or spyware or any of that junk.
A recent iPod enthusiast took his iPod shuffle and made it more useful. Now, he won't have to worry about plugging those pesky headphones in and wondering where to place his Shuffle, because he has the Shuffle built right in. I am sure this could be a popular item if there was a way that it could be manufactured with out breaking any copyright laws.
ActiveWin already has screenshots up of the new build 5270 of Windows Vista. This build is the December CTP which is very close to feature complete.
Speculation is that Apple may be releasing its Yonah powered laptops in January of 2006, while the NEC has no rumors of the release date. The NEC LR700D should have a 14" screen with a resolution up to 1400x1050 and a 100GB hard drive included.
Microsoft has started to send out the product keys to testers for this release and has closed the build, so we should see it very soon! Keep your eyes peeled!News Source: ActiveWin
FutureMe.org allows people to email themselves, but not in the normal fashion. Normally people hate when a friend sends you an email and you might have to wait minutes to receive it. Well, with FutureMe.org you wait as long as you want, which can be up to 30 years from now.
It may not be the best deal ever on this monitor, but Dell is currently offering this 24" monster for $899 (about $300 off the original price) with a 3-year warranty. If you order it now you may not receive it before Christmas because it will ship in the next 5-7 days. This is the monitor that I am currently using and I can't imagine not having it.
Siemens has developed a type of "paper" that will allow text to be displayed digitally. This is would allow manufacturers to fully utilize their advertisement on the packaging of their products. This is made possible by ultra-thin batteries that were recently developed and, of course, some science.
News has been floating around the Internet that ReplayTV will no longer be manufacturing the set-top boxes that everyone has come to know and love. Instead, they will be moving to the PC world and incorporating themselves into your computer. This could be a big move for the company because TiVo was pushed and pushed to provide this service to users.
Microsoft has announced that it will no longer offer Internet Explorer downloads for Macintosh computers. This announcement was made over two years ago but by the end of January it will be in effect.
Cingular recently announced a new 3G service for their high-speed data transfer network -- Video Streaming! That is all fine and dandy, but who is going to benefit from this? Right now, no one. The phones that would support this new service are yet to be announced. They do however have a contract with HBO to provide some video feeds from them, but still, no phones to watch the shows with.
Thinking about giving Skype a try on your Pocket PC, or do you already have it installed? Well, it is a pretty nice package and I have been using it for awhile now. I have an Ipaq with built-in WiFi and this is one of the coolest things I have on it. Anywhere that I have access to a WiFi connection, I can use Skype on my Pocket PC. This allows me to use my Ipaq as a phone essentially.
I recently upgraded my router to the Linksys WRT54GX2 router and couldn't love it more. The quality is exactly what you would expect from the industry-leading wireless company. It gave me all the settings that I had to have in order to get my network to function exactly how I wanted.
That's right, Gaim 2.0 Beta 1 has been released! They have a whole list of changes that almost seem endless. Google has been working to make the voice feature of Google Talk available to other developers to implement into their applications. The changelog for Gaim 2.0 does not mention anything with Google Talk, but I will have to give it a try later to see if it has been implemented.
Yahoo will soon be extending the Beta Mail Program to more users. I recently received an email from them stating:Your Yahoo! Mail Beta is coming soon.Thanks for your interest in the new Yahoo! Mail Beta. Your turn is coming soon.We know you can't wait to get your hands on the new Yahoo! Mail and we're just as excited about delivering it to you.
If you haven't heard the good news, Google has released their new music search capabilities. If you head over to Google Music Search then you can search for any artist, album, songs, or even lyrics. They don't offer the option to purchase the songs but they have partnered with some large companies, such as iTunes and Amazon.com to give you those capabilities.
Maxthon has released the next version of its web browser, version 1.5.1 which is the only update over the past two months. They fixed many of the internal bugs, along with adding better pop-up blocking. Also, they redesigned the home page so that it will be better for the user's needs.