Monday, March 31, 2008

Adobe AIR for Linux is alpha Released

The Adobe® AIR for Linux alpha is a version of the Adobe AIR runtime that allows Adobe AIR applications to be deployed on computers and devices running the Linux operating system. In addition, Adobe Flex® Builder™ for Linux can be used to build rich internet applications that deploy to the desktop and run across operating systems using proven web technologies.
See the release notes for more information regarding this alpha runtime. Please help us ensure that the final release of Adobe AIR for Linux will be of the highest quality by installing and using this alpha version and sending us your feedback on the forums.
ARSTechnica has a good writeup on the subject as well

Microsoft Vista PWNed

I am on the run and the I need to remind the PWN2OWN challenge results. Apple fell on second day and now Vista has fallen too. Only notebook not pwned is the Ubuntu! Here is a report from Computer world.

March 30, 2008 (Computerworld) A security researcher on Friday exploited a critical bug in Adobe Systems Inc.'s Flash Player to hack a notebook running Windows Vista Ultimate, the second machine to fall in this year's "Pwn to Own" challenge.

The only unclaimed laptop of the original trio by the contest's end was a Sony Vaio running the Ubuntu distribution of Linux.

Shane Macaulay, a consultant at Security Objectives, claimed the $5,000 cash prize by breaking into a Fujitsu U810 running Windows Vista Ultimate SP1 late Friday. According to 3Com Inc.'s TippingPoint unit, which put up the prizes for the three-day hacker challenge at the CanSecWest conference, Macaulay exploited an unidentified zero-day vulnerability of the ubiquitous Flash Player.

Original Post at Computerworld

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Saturday, March 29, 2008

Symbian 9.2 Hacked?

As all the Symbian modders or heavy users already know, SSS (Stupid Symbian Signed) have revoked the end user's ability to be a developer thus preventing them getting a developer certificate. This forced everyone but big boys to use use their open-signed online system. So all the free software were unable to be signed and people had to chase down certificates by various means like learn to follow through Chinese language sites. It was not easy even with my Japanese Kanji (limited) knowledge. So I had to rely on posts like this for support. Anyway people were able to obtain certificates and the applications running. It was not easy but did the job.
But now the same source that took us through the Chinese site is telling us how to do away with the certificates altogether.He has worked with FCA00000 and others in this Symbian Freak forum thread for coming up with this solution! Neanton from the same forum was involved in preparing the guide!
This hack allows you to install and run unsigned applications on Symbian device. So follow the link to get to the guide with clear instructions and screen captures that paves the path to a really "Open Symbian S60".
Parttime phone reviewer

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Friday, March 28, 2008

Aperture 2.1 with Powerful Image Editing Plug-In Architecture Released

CUPERTINO, California—March 28, 2008— Apple® today released Aperture™ 2.1, which introduces an open plug-in architecture that makes it easy for photographers to use specialized third party imaging software right from within Aperture. Available today as a free software update, Aperture 2.1 includes the Apple-developed plug-in, Dodge & Burn, which adds brush-based tools for dodge (lighten), burn (darken), contrast, saturation, sharpen and blur. Over the coming months, third party software developers will deliver image editing plug-ins for localized editing, filters and effects, noise analysis and reduction, fisheye lens correction and more.

“The image quality in Aperture 2 has won over the most demanding photographers,” said Rob Schoeben, Apple’s vice president of Applications Product Marketing. “Now, thanks to our open plug-in architecture, users can access an entire industry’s worth of imaging expertise without ever leaving Aperture.”

“To date, maybe two percent of my photographs needed to be touched up outside Aperture,” said John Stanmeyer, founding member of the VII Photo Agency and contributing photographer for Time and National Geographic magazines. “Now that I can dodge and burn right within Aperture’s new plug-in, I can’t imagine when I’ll have to open any other application to tone my images.”

By clicking on one or more images within Aperture, users can choose from a menu of installed plug-ins and apply specialized imaging operations to either TIFF or RAW images. Apple is working closely with key developers to bring the most requested plug-ins to Aperture such as:

  • Nik Software’s Viveza plug-in, powered by U Point technology, which provides a powerful, precise and easy way for photographers to selectively control and adjust color and light in their digital images;
  • PictureCode’s Noise Ninja plug-in that delivers advanced high ISO noise analysis and reduction;
  • Digital Film Tools’ Power Stroke plug-in that features a simple, stroke-based interface to quickly mask and intuitively perform targeted adjustments;
  • The Tiffen Company's Dfx plug-in that provides an expansive suite of creative filters and effects;
  • dvGarage’s dpMatte plug-in, which is a high performance chroma key tool for creating seamless composites, and the HDRtoner plug-in that enables the selection of multiple photos to create a single high dynamic range (HDR) image; and
  • Image Trends’ plug-ins that include Fisheye-Hemi to quickly and effortlessly correct fisheye lens distortion, ShineOff which automatically removes shine from faces and PearlyWhites that automatically whitens and brightens teeth.

Pricing & Availability
Aperture 2.1 is available immediately as a free software update to current Aperture 2.0 users. Full system requirements and more information on Aperture can be found at Information and availability for third party imaging plug-ins can be found on, and at the Aperture community site

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Thursday, March 27, 2008

PWN To Own or PWN2OWN, Hack Vista, MAC OS X or Linux

Latest challange in the hacker world: Linux versus Mac OS X versus Vista. All three targets, all patched. All in typical client configurations with typical user configurations. Waiting for anyone to hack PWN it. You hack it, you get to keep it. Keep what?

The Three Targets (typical road-warrior clients):

  • VAIO VGN-TZ37CN running Ubuntu 7.10
  • Fujitsu U810 running Vista Ultimate SP1
  • MacBook Air running OSX 10.5.2

This year's contest started on March 26th, and continue through the presentation hours and breaks of the conference until March 28th. The main purpose of this contest is to present new vulnerabilities in these systems so that the affected vendor(s) can address them. Participation is open to any registered attendee of CanSecWest 2008.

So far Laptops are still standing according to a DVLabs post;
"Today's first day of CansecWest's PWN to OWN contest is now officially over, and we can report that all three laptops are still standing without having been compromised. At 2:45pm local time today, to much fanfare, Aaron made the official announcement of the contest's opening to the CanSecWest crowd. "

Once you extract your claim ticket file from a laptop (note that doing so will involve executing code on the box, simple directory traversal style bugs are inadequate), you get to keep it. You also get to participate in 3com / Tipping Point's Zero Day Initiative, with the top award for remote, pre-auth, vulnerabilities being increased this year. Fine print and details on the cash prizes are available from Tipping Point's DVLabs blog.

Lets go PWNing

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Wednesday, March 26, 2008

First Ever Document Freedom Day '08

Today is Document Freedom Day: Roughly 200 teams from more than 60 countries worldwide are organising local activities to raise awareness for Document Freedom and Open Standards. To support the initiatives surrounding the first day to celebrate document liberation, DFD starter packs containing a DFD flag, t-shirts and leaflets have been sent to the first 100 registered teams over the past weeks.


Document Freedom Day (DFD) is a global day for document liberation. It will be a day of grassroots effort to educate the public about the importance of Free Document Formats and Open Standards in general.

Complementary to Software Freedom Day, we aim to have local teams all over the world organise events on the last Wednesday of March. 2008 is the first year that Document Freedom Day is being called for, and we are looking for people around the world who are willing to join the effort.

DFD's main goals are:

  • promotion and adoption of free document formats
  • forming a global network
  • coordination of activities that happen on 26th of March, Document Freedom Day

Once a year, we will celebrate Document Freedom Day as a global community. Between those days, DFD will be focused on facilitating community action and building awareness for issues of Document Freedom and Open Standards.

We hope that you will join the DFD community.


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Monday, March 24, 2008

U Penn, Wait On Windows Vista SP1

IW is reporting that University IT Staff at University of Pennsylvania is advising users not to grab Windows Vista SP1 and upgrade their computers until all the bugs are cleared.
I thought that Vista Supposed to give red screens not blue screens. If it were the case, M$ has put the feature back in Vista, Now you can get blue screens!
I downloaded it via Windows Update, and got a bluescreen on the third part of the update," wrote "Iggy33", in a comment posted Wednesday on Microsoft's Vista team blog.

Iggy33 was just one of dozens of posters complaining about Vista Service Pack 1's effect on their PCs. "What a disaster," wrote "SeppDietrich", of the update. "It exiled all my Nvidia drivers to the Bermuda Triangle."

"Bikkja" said that "after installing SP1 things seem to go really slow, even though my computer shouldn't have any problems."

Other troubles reported by Vista SP1 users ranged from a simple inability to download the software from Microsoft's Windows Update site to sudden spikes in memory usage.

You can join the discussion at IW.

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Sunday, March 23, 2008

Sony Kicks Its Own Crapware Fee Out.

Sony must not have any ***** left by now at the rate it is kicking itself. First it was the Rootkits, to here from here, then it created a bogus blog baptized "All I want for Christmas is a PlayStation Portable.".
Now it has to retract the $50 charge for removing bloatware from notebooks that it sells. I just wonder what moron even bother to fight, I'd have just returned the ugly thing. You at no lost for good notebooks, units from Toshiba, HP, Acer, Gateway and many others does the job better.
Anyway you can read the story on Washington Post and ARS' own crapware report.

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Saturday, March 22, 2008

DRM-Free Music from More than 50 Rock, Pop, and Hip-Hop Artists on MicroSD Card From SANDISK

Rock, Pop, and Hip-Hop Artists to be featured in a U.S.-Based Music Promotion Tied to the Launch of the New 8GB Sansa Fuze MP3 Player

MILPITAS, Calif., March 19, 2008– SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ:SNDK), a leading seller of MP3 players in the United States, today announced the company will promote DRM-free music from more than 50 new and emerging artists on a microSD card. This U.S.-based program is the first of its kind to use microSD cards, and helps launch the new 8GB (gigabyte)1 Sansa Fuze MP3 player. The “Sansa Sessions” microSD card is comprised of a collection of rock, pop, and hip hop songs, music videos, and photos from more than 30 labels. Featured artists include All Time Low, Ladytron, Magnet, Nada Surf, Of Montreal and The Coup.

“The Sansa Sessions microSD card is an innovative medium for music distribution, and great exposure for our artists,” said Matt Lunsford, co-president, Polyvinyl Record Co., which represents Of Montreal and other artists featured on the card. “This promotion benefits all involved, aligning the interests of the musician, label and consumer. We look forward to doing more together.”

“We’re excited to be working with labels and artists to create a new ecosystem for music,” said Daniel Schreiber, general manager and senior vice president for SanDisk’s Sansa audio/video product line. “The Sansa Sessions music card gives customers a simple way to enjoy, manage, and discover new music. This is just the beginning of our efforts to bring consumers a simplified and highly enjoyable music experience.”

NonStop Riot, a LA-based entertainment and music marketing agency, selected and licensed the 50+ tracks for the Sansa Sessions program. SanDisk is currently working with NonStop Riot to create its content strategy and develop relationships with innovative labels and artists to distribute music on devices and flash memory cards.

Added Schreiber: “Artists want to give their fans an easy and legal way to experience and share their music, while labels are looking for a form of physical distribution with more usability than the CD. The Sansa Sessions promotion is a great opportunity to explore this new format and gives both artists and labels a glimpse of the potential for music distribution in this medium.”

Roughly the size of a fingernail, a microSD card is reminiscent of the CD but much smaller. Using this card, music lovers can carry thousands of songs, videos and photos in their pocket – and easily transport content from a Sansa music player to a PC, PDA, mobile phone and even an automobile.

For a limited time, U.S.-based music lovers who purchase the 8GB Sansa Fuze player will have the opportunity to redeem a promotional offer inside their box to receive the exclusive Sansa Sessions music sampler on a pre-loaded microSD card. More information can be found at

Announced last week, the new flash-based Sansa Fuze rounds out the Sansa product family, joining the tiny Sansa Clip and video-centric Sansa View. The Sansa audio/video line offers consumers highly affordable, yet fun and fashionable music players loaded with appealing extra features.

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Friday, March 21, 2008

Mozilla CEO does Not Like Apples Method Of Safari Distribution.

For a long long time I never had anything say bad about Mozilla or anything related to it. Always praise. Just see the left column, I ask you to install firefox. But today I had a laugh reading what Mizilla CEO had to say. I don't know the dude from a grass blade but I am surprised about what he has to say.
"What Apple is doing now with their Apple Software Update on Windows is wrong," Lilly said in a blog post on Friday. "It undermines the trust relationship great companies have with their customers, and that's bad -- not just for Apple, but for the security of the whole Web."

Hey go find another sand box to play! (Forgive him, he loves basketball! But Rockets will go in a puff today! Most of all Jo Ito took his blog photo. Anyone that Jo likes has to be good!!)
If I had a mechanism, I would do the same to Firefox like Apple does!
OK John is right (Houston won) :(

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Apple To Windows, Let Me Take You On A Safari, With Safari 3.1 For Windows

Keepeing to his words, Apple's Steve Jobs is offering windows version of Apples Web Browser Safari via it's iTunes Update Program.
When Mr. Jobs first unveiled Safari for Windows, he said that the main way Apple planned to get Safari on Windows is through its Software Update program. He noted that there are a million downloads of iTunes a day, with 500 million of those going to Windows machines."
What a better vehicle than iTunes to deliver Safari or any other Apple product. The task is even easier as these users already knows about Apple and it's ability to provide what users need without much of a hassle. (I myself do not like iTunes and assorted stuff running as services in my PC's as the grab too much resources. I let iTunes run freely on my Mac, correction, was my Mac. I just got a call from my girl friend who just got a new job saying that her office uses Macs and she need to practice Macs!)
But I alredy have Safari 3.1 running on one of my notebooks.
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Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Windows 2008 Is a Service Pack! And You Can Have Your Vista SP1

I found this interesting information while reading about Vista SP1 at Computer world. So it explains that Vista SP1 and Windows 2008 goes hand in hand, with a little help from XP SP3.

Interestingly, the initial, release-to-manufacturing version of Windows Server 2008 is known internally within Microsoft as the Service Pack 1 version. This is because both Windows client and server are now based on the same code, and have the same kernel. Along with this parity, the same patches and updates apply to both Vista SP1 and Windows Server 2008. It may seem strange to have the first release of an OS call itself Service Pack 1, but the first service pack for Windows Server 2008 will indeed be named Service Pack 2, and should appear in the channels at roughly the same time as Vista Service Pack 2.

Some other miscellaneous improvements relating to SP1 with regard to Windows Server 2008:

  • Bitlocker, the drive encryption feature, now supports encrypting other volumes besides just the main C:/ drive in a system. The Bitlocker code in the Vista client has now achieved feature parity with that in Windows Server 2008.
  • Terminal Services printing is improved, specifically when printing to a printer local to a machine from within a Terminal Services session.
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Monday, March 17, 2008

Japanese ISP's Goes Against P2P Users

The Yomiuri Shimbun

The nation's four Internet provider organizations have agreed to forcibly cut the Internet connection of users found to repeatedly use Winny and other file-sharing programs to illegally copy gaming software and music, it was learned Friday.

The move aims to deal with the rise in illegal copying of music, gaming software and images that has resulted in huge infringements on the rights of copyright holders.

Resorting to cutting off the Internet connection of copyright violators has been considered before but never resorted to over fears the practice might involve violations of privacy rights and the freedom of use of telecommunications.

The Internet provider organizations have, however, judged it possible to disconnect specific users from the Internet or cancel provider contracts with them if they are identified as particularly flagrant transgressors in cooperation with copyright-related organizations, according to sources.

The four organizations include the Telecom Service Association and the Telecommunications Carriers Association. About 1,000 major and smaller domestic providers belong to the four associations, which means the measure would become the first countermeasure against Winny-using rights-violators used by the whole provider industry.

They organizations plan to launch a consultative panel, possibly in April, together with copyright organizations including the Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers and the Association of Copyright for Computer Software. They will then begin making guidelines for disconnecting users from the Internet who leak illegally copied material onto the Net.

The number of users of file-sharing software such as Winny in the country is estimated to be about 1.75 million, with most of the files exchanged using the software believed to be illegal copies.

A brief six-hour survey by a copyright organization monitoring the Internet found about 3.55 million examples of illegally copied gaming software, worth about 9.5 billion yen at regular software prices, and 610,000 examples of illegally copied music files, worth 440 million yen, that could be freely downloaded into personal computers using such software, the sources said. In other words, this survey alone, uncovered damages amounting to 10 billion yen.

Two years ago, a major Internet provider tried to introduce a measure to disconnect users from the Internet whenever the company detected the use of Winny or other file-sharing software.

However, the provider abandoned the idea after receiving a warning from the Internal Affairs and Communications Ministry that such an approach was regarded as Internet snooping and might violate the right to privacy in communications.

According to the new agreement, copyright organizations would notify providers of Internet protocol addresses used by those who repeatedly make copies illegally, using special detection software. The providers would then send warning e-mails to the users based on the IP addresses of the computers used to connect to the Internet. If contacted users did not then stop their illegal copying, the providers would temporarily disconnect them from the Internet for a specified period of time or cancel their service-provision contracts.
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Spam King Goes To Jail

Seattle Times is reporting that Robert Soloway is going to prison for a long time. "Soloway appeared at a hastily scheduled hearing in U.S. District Court in Seattle, where he was set to go to trial in two weeks on a 40-count indictment that included seven counts of aggravated identity theft — which carries a mandatory two-year prison sentence added on to any other sentence — and 13 counts of money laundering."
I think it is a good read about the evasive spam king and learn why spam does not pay!

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Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Sparking iPod Prompts An Iinvestigation In Japan.

TOKYO - Japan is investigating a possible defect in Apple Inc.'s iPod after one of the popular digital music players reportedly shot out sparks while recharging, a government official said Wednesday.
An official at the trade and economy ministry, which oversees product problems, said a defect is suspected in the lithium-ion battery in the iPod Nano, model number MA099J/A. He spoke on customary condition of anonymity, saying he is reiterating a ministry position.
The problem surfaced in January in Kanagawa Prefecture southwest of Tokyo, and Apple reported the problem to the ministry in March. No one was injured, the official said. Other details weren't available.
Apple Japan did not contest the ministry statement but declined further comment. Nano players are sold all over the world, and it was still unclear where else besides Japan the suspected model was sold, said Masayoshi Suzuki, an Apple spokesman in Tokyo.
The ministry has instructed Apple Japan to find out the cause of what it is categorizing as a fire and report back to the government.
The iPod was assembled in China, but it was unclear who made the lithium-ion battery, the ministry official said.
Lithium-ion batteries have been blamed for a series of blazes in laptops recently that have resulted in massive global recalls.
The ministry said Apple has shipped about 425,000 iPods of the same suspected model were shipped into Japan. It was unknown how many have been sold and how many might still be in stores.
Shipments of the model began in September 2005 and were discontinued after September 2006, the ministry said.
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Tuesday, March 11, 2008

Tele Atlas Will Show Microsoft The Way Of The Maps

Boston, March 10, 2008 — Tele Atlas (FSE: TA6, EUNV: TA), a leading global provider of digital maps and dynamic content for navigation and location-based solutions, today announced it has signed an agreement to extend its relationship with Microsoft Corporation to power its mapping and location platform services.

Through the agreement, Microsoft products Live Search Maps, Virtual Earth and Microsoft Streets & Trips will rely on Tele Atlas digital maps and content, including points of interest (POIs) such as hotels, gas stations and restaurants, for the United States and Canada.

“Our customers and industry partners have come to expect high quality location information and imagery on Live Search Maps, and working with an industry innovator like Tele Atlas helps ensure we deliver on those expectations,” said Erik Jorgenson, general manager of Live Search Maps at Microsoft. “We are looking forward to continuing to work with Tele Atlas so that our solutions continue to deliver relevant, rich location content, from maps and directions to 3D imagery.”

“We’re excited to expand our longstanding relationship with Microsoft and look forward to collaborating on future opportunities to further support their full range of mapping initiatives,” said George Fink, Tele Atlas President and Chief Operating Officer. “Combining our digital map expertise and Microsoft’s innovative applications, today’s community of digital map users are provided with a range of location and mapping solutions that enable them to better customize and personalize their search and navigation experiences.”

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Saturday, March 08, 2008

Now Novel Is Having Second Thoughts About M$ Patent Deal!

According to meny sources but Washington Post for me, Novel is not happy about having to sleep with M$ in the Patent bed.
"Open-source pioneer and Novell Vice President Miguel de Icaza last week for the first time publicly slammed his company's cross-patent licensing agreement with Microsoft as he defended himself against lack of patent protection for third parties that distribute his company's Moonlight project, which ports Microsoft's Silverlight technology to Linux.

Speaking on a panel at the MIX 08 conference in Las Vegas, de Icaza said that Novell has done the best it could to balance open-source interests with patent indemnification. However, if he had his way, the company would have remained strictly open source and not gotten into bed with Microsoft. Novell entered into a controversial multimillion dollar cross-patent licensing and interoperability deal with Microsoft in November 2006."

De Icaza is a well-known technology prodigy from Mexico City who cofounded the GNOME open-source project and whose company Ximian was purchased by Novell in 2003. He remains one of the company's most well-respected and best-known open-source proponents.

De Icaza's comments came as he received questions from an audience member about the Moonlight project, Novell's open-source project to bring Microsoft's Silverlight to Linux. Silverlight is cross-browser runtime for building and delivering applications on the Web.

Read more at Washington Post.

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Wednesday, March 05, 2008

Julius Baer Withdraws Wikileaks Lawsuit

A Swiss bank Julius Baer on Wednesday asked a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit that it had filed against a Web site that it claimed had displayed stolen documents revealing confidential information about the accounts of the bank’s clients.

It was also discussed widely if the Judge erred while handling the wikileaks case.

Lawyers involved in the case said the move by Bank Julius Baer most likely ends its battle against Wikileaks, a Web site that allows people to post documents anonymously “to be of assistance to people of all regions who wish to reveal unethical behavior in their governments and corporations.”


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Tuesday, March 04, 2008

Microsoft Office Live Space, Is Not Google Docs.

Today Microsoft opened up its Office Live Space as a public beta. I tried it out and it does what it says, a share point for your office, Microsoft Office documents.
Unlike Google Docs, you cannot make documents online. Also Google Docs runs on my PC, My notebook loaded with Ubuntu and Windows XP, My Nokia 810 and although I have not tried yet, even on my phone.
If you are planing to use Office Live Space don't plan to walk very far from your computer and a Microsoft OS. Those plugins don't run anywhere else!
So don't come telling me that M$ is challenging Google Docs, it does not. Perhaps in the future it might but hold the horses for the moment. Oh don't go sing the prises to Steve, the one who throws chairs around.
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Sunday, March 02, 2008

Vista Price Cut

Even though I own two copies of Microsoft Vista, non is running on any of my computers, six of them, desktops and notebooks. Reasons have been from lack of performance gain to incompatibility with Vista certified computers like the one I am writing this article. Another reason was memory requirements. Although considered to be pretty new computers, only three computers that I have support more than 4GB of memory. Anyway if I give any reasons here now for not using Vista, it will be incomplete. But I am not alone in not going in Vista way. From the article about Microsoft cutting Vista price.
I think people want more than eye candy.
For those in the U.S., Microsoft is cutting prices only on the higher-end versions of Vista, and only for the upgrade version used to move from XP or another copy of Vista. The suggested price for Vista Ultimate drops to $219 from $299, while Home Premium falls to $129, from $159.

In an interview, newly minted Windows consumer marketing vice president Brad Brooks said that Microsoft had been testing lower prices over the past few months and was surprised to find that the amount of revenue lost was more than made up for by an increase in the number of PC buyers willing to shell out for an upgrade.

Brooks said that Microsoft had done a lot of research prior to Vista's launch, but noted that both Home Premium and Ultimate were new products for the company. "We probably got the pricing mix wrong," he said. "You don't always get it right, but you make the adjustment."

Source of Vista price cut News
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Geemodo: U.S. District Judge Jeffrey White might have erred in WikiLeaks site case.

WikiLeaks is back online after Federal Judge reverses his earlier order.

In reversing himself at a hearing in San Francisco on Friday, Judge White acknowledged that the bank’s request posed serious First Amendment questions and might constitute unjustified prior restraint. He also appeared visibly frustrated that technology might have outrun the law and that, as a result, the court might not be able to rein in information once it had been disclosed online.

“We live in an age,” Judge White said, “when people can do some good things and people can do some terrible things without accountability necessarily in a court of law.”

Critics of Judge White’s previous order had said one problem was its breadth: It obstructed access to documents beyond those that the bank said contained confidential information. But he noted that as a practical matter, no ruling might achieve what the bank wanted.

Garret D. Murai, a lawyer for Dynadot, the registrar that provided the Wikileaks domain name, said after the hearing that the domain name would probably be re-enabled within an hour of the judge’s issuing a written order outlining his decision. The site is working again.

Source of infromation.

Geemodo: U.S. District Judge Jeffrey White might have erred in WikiLeaks site case.

Saturday, March 01, 2008

ISS (International Space Station) Through The Phases.

There is an animation of ISS' progress at tietronix.
From here;

To Here
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