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How About OS X on EEE?

Feel like stepping beyond the limits of Apple hardware? Want a Mac netbook for under $650? How about an EeePC running Mac OS X? If you answered "Yes!" to any of these questions, then read on! At least part...

Finally Some Good News about Notebook Batteries!

Seems like every blog about notebook computers and batteries is bad news -- recalls, fires and the like.Well, how about some good news for a change!Hewlett-Packard (HP) will reportedly release a notebook next month that can run for to 24...

Windows Vista Service Pack 1 Free Tech Support

In a rare move, Microsoft is now offering free unlimited installation and compatibility support for Windows Vista, but only for Service Pack 1 (SP1). This even includes FREE phone support! So fear not upgrading or installing Vista SP1 - Microsoft's...

CinemaNow Brings Movie Downloads to Windows Media Center

CinemaNow was one of the first to offer downloadable video content on-demand, but has been lost in the shuffle of competitors like Apple, Amazon, and Netflix for their digital movie, music, & TV downloads. And of course you have the big...

CNET's Tech Tips Can't Be Beat

So many tech sites and so little time! With that in mind, I've always found CNET to be very useful, especially for its handy Tips & Tricks. In fact, it's usually my first stop when I've got to figure...

Yahoo Messenger for Vista Adds VoIP

If you recall in my December Yahoo Messenger for Vista post, this version which was pretty much completely rewritten didn't have VoIP yet -- unlike the XP version which does have VoIP capabilities. Well good news my friends! I learned...

Download Windows Vista SP1 Pre-launch Updates

Microsoft today launched some major updates to Windows Vista, which appears to be a pre-launch update to the highly anticipated and uber-secretive Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1). Rumors and leaks about Vista SP1 and where you can download it...

Windows Vista USB Audio Driver Problem Fixed

Windows Vista Ultimate Edition is my latest desktop machine at work and some USB audio devices have given me nothing but problems. While most USB audio devices have installed just fine, since they use the standard Microsoft USB audio class,...

Remote Desktop slow problem solved

Remote Desktop 6.0, the latest version of Microsoft Remote Desktop client, which comes pre-installed with Vista was slower than molasses when I tried connecting to some Windows 2003 servers. In particular, I was trying to manage a Windows 2003 R2...

Reasons To Switch to a Mac 1, 2, 3 ...

Of course you've seen the Apple TV ads with the "PC guy" and the "Apple guy" (makes me wonder what the "Dell Dude" is dude-ing today). And you've probably considered (or at least thought about) heading away from the PC...

Marc hates Microsoft Vista

Marc Robins is having a hell of a time with Microsoft Windows Vista. Marc has encountered several problems -  Everything from printer drivers to Second Life not working and Internet Explorer crashing. Vista performance issues also seem to be happening...

HD DVDs & Vista: Problems Coming?

It's always amazing to me to hear about new products that are expected to do certain wonderful things and then simply fail to deliver. Now I don't what to knock Microsoft's new Vista operating system (which isn't even here...

Yahoo Messenger revamps for Windows Vista

Yahoo! Messenger today announced its plans to deliver a next generation version of its real time communications service designed specifically for the Windows Vista operating system. I spoke with a Yahoo representative and he told me that this will be...

"All Things Digital" Is Must Reading

Great must reading in the Wall Street Journal's Technology special report on "All Things Digital" from earlier this week. Coverage is from "D4: All Things Digital -- The Wall Street Journal Executive Conference," hosted by Walt Mossberg (left) and Kara Swisher...

Microsoft Vista; Horizon Now Stretches Further ...

Much hubbub late yesterday and today about Microsoft delaying its upcoming Vista OS, called "perhaps the biggest technology transition since the Windows operating system arrived more than 10 years ago" in today's Wall Street Journal.Seems it won't be here until...

Windows Vista - no reboot after installing or updating software

One of the most annoying aspects of Windows is that when you update the software, drivers or parts of the operating system, you need to reboot. After you update something you get a message that says the system needs to...
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