A Valentine’s Day Sweepstakes: Win a Pink SONY VAIO Y

Windows Experience Blog wrote: If you’ve been reading the blog lately, you know that I’m trying to bring back Valentine’s Day as a cool hip holiday. It’s not my fault; really, I’m just a sucker for a love note. The best thing about a Valentine’s Day card, to be honest, isn’t the words (they are always cheesy) – it’s the thought. With that thought in mind, we headed to the wilderness to create this card for you....

February 8, 2012 · 1 min · 106 words

US vs Rest of the World

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February 6, 2012 · 1 min · 9 words

No one can see

…Und der Haifisch, der hat Tränen und die laufen vom Gesicht; doch der Haifisch lebt im Wasser – so die Tränen sieht man nicht…_ …And the shark, that has tears And they run from the face But the shark lives in water So no one can see the tears…_

November 17, 2011 · 1 min · 49 words

Today's Tip: Smile Always

Today’s Tip: Smile Always….

November 10, 2011 · 1 min · 4 words

Fake Certificate in Malware – with Message

Avira TechBlog: The malware authors every now and then send us virus researchers some messages. For example in the compiled binary itself, or as debug output. Now we found a Zbot Trojan variant which tries to evade detection by carrying a digital certificate and therewith looking more legitimate. And this certificate is registered to “DetectMe! 🙂 ”, also adding random data behind the certificate. We see hints like these regularly – malware authors proposing names for their malicious creations or suggesting a place where a signature based detection would be suitable....

April 11, 2011 · 1 min · 131 words

Gmailers: Skinnier and smartier than Yahoo! users?

A new study shows that Gmail users are more likely to be young, thin, career-minded men, while Yahoo! is more typically home to overweight, older women Web curator Hunch.com asked its 700,000 users which email service they use, as well as a series of questions about their lifestyles. With 75 million answers to work with, the site was able to discover some striking differences between users of Gmail, and those who have stuck with older web clients like Yahoo!...

March 15, 2011 · 2 min · 374 words

Windows Phone 7 outlasts iPhone, Android… on a BBQ

Todd Bishop, TechFlash: Not sure if this will factor into anyone’s purchasing decisions, but it looks like Windows Phone 7 is the smartphone for you — at least if you have a habit of leaving your smartphone unattended on a flaming grill. EZ Grill, a Bellevue-based disposable BBQ company, worked with Seattle-based social media agency Banyan Branch to pit a new HTC Surround, running the Microsoft operating system, against the Android G2 and iPhone 4 in a test of endurance on the grill....

November 16, 2010 · 1 min · 113 words

This Posters shows, how many floppies are…

This Posters shows, how many floppies are enough for current softwares. Result (Approximate) 46 disk for iTunes 8.02, 358 disk for Adobe Photoshop CS4, 1760 disk for the Sims 3, 12 disk for Firefox 3, See the main story here: http://www.behance.net/gallery/3_5-inch-poster-set/164212

November 16, 2010 · 1 min · 41 words

With the Jack PC, the computer's in the wall!

The Jack PC from Chip PC Technologies offers a neat and novel thin-client desktop computing solution where the computer doesn’t just plug into the wall, it is the plug in the wall. Running on power provided by the Ethernet cable that also connects it to the data center server, the computer-in-a-wall-socket supports wireless connectivity, has dual display capabilities and runs on the RISC processor architecture – which gives the solution the equivalent of 1....

November 4, 2010 · 1 min · 93 words

When technology fails

I love computers and technology in general. Actually, I am an advocate of technology and I try to push high tech solution whenever that makes sense. But, what happens when technology fails? We have seen many movies with various apocalyptical scenarios where one or another technology fails on us: computer systems in nuclear power plants, satellites, ground or air traffic and so on. The picture below were taken by me with the mobile’s phone camera in two airports in Europe....

October 26, 2010 · 2 min · 338 words