Microsoft’s Office Labs: Looking for Mr. Toolbar

Microsoft’s Office Labs: Looking for Mr. Toolbar

On Monday, Microsoft released an Office add-in of their own. It’s called “Search Commands” (above, click to enlarge) and it allows users to type the function they are looking to do (kind of like I generally do with Google when I can’t find an Office 2007 function in the place I expect it to be [...]

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UK to Ban Possession of Certain ‘Violent’ Pornography

UK to Ban Possession of Certain ‘Violent’ Pornography

Backlash writes “Massive surveillance? Check. Building a DNA database? Check. Laws against thought crime? Not yet, but coming very soon. The UK government is soon to pass legislation that would criminalise possession of certain types of ‘violent’ pornography, even if it was part of a consensual session between two adults. Lord Wallace of Tankerness pointed [...]

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IBM increases dividend 25 percent, reasserting confidence (AP)

IBM increases dividend 25 percent, reasserting confidence     (AP)

AP - IBM Corp. increased its dividend payout 25 percent Tuesday, reflecting the technology company’s confidence that it can thrive even with an uncertain economy.

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STMicro shares rise on bright outlook, despite 1Q loss (AP)

STMicro shares rise on bright outlook, despite 1Q loss     (AP)

AP - European chip maker STMicroelectronics NV, hit by costs from a spinoff and an acquisition, reported a loss for the first quarter and fell short of Wall Street expectations, but its shares rose Tuesday on its optimistic outlook.
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OQO Hacker Claims World’s Smallest OS X Machine

OQO Hacker Claims World’s Smallest OS X Machine

TechRadar writes “A hacker has turned his OQO ultraportable into the world’s smallest Mac running Leopard. ‘I will warn you this project is not for the plug and play crowd but definitely do-able,’ the hacker, ‘TRF’ says. Interesting, given the OQO was designed by ex-Apple employees.” It might run Mac OS X, but one thing [...]

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Asus Eee PC: 2G Surf Review

Asus Eee PC: 2G Surf Review

Review of the Asus Eee PC 2G Surf model.
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Micro-origami: Researchers fold up micrometer-scale ‘voxels’ for drug delivery

Micro-origami: Researchers fold up micrometer-scale ‘voxels’ for drug delivery

Researchers at the USC Information Sciences Institute have demonstrated a way to manufacture miniscule closed containers that might be used to deliver precise micro- or even nano-quantities of drugs.According to ISI project leader Peter Will, who is also a research professor in the Viterbi School of Engineering, the new technique, described in a pa
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Microsoft Helps Police Crack Your Computer

Microsoft Helps Police Crack Your Computer

IGnatius T Foobar writes “Microsoft has developed a small plug-in device that investigators can use to quickly extract forensic data from computers that “may have been used in crimes.” It basically bypasses all of the Windows security (decrypting passwords, etc.) in order to eliminate all that pesky privacy when the police have physical access to [...]

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Product review: Fonality PBXtra 4.0 (InfoWorld)

Product review: Fonality PBXtra 4.0     (InfoWorld)

InfoWorld - Fonality takes a different approach with PBXtra, which, like cousin Trixbox and Critical Links’ EdgeBox, incorporates the open source Asterisk.
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Windows XP SP3 Finally Arrives

Windows XP SP3 Finally Arrives

Microsoft is under a lot of pressure to continue supporting Windows XP. While it continues to offer small tidbits of hope, for the most part the answer has been “No.” At least, however, Windows XP SP3, RTM’ed last week, is now available for download.
Channel: Gadgets & Tech Tags: Windows XP Microsoft WIndows Vista SP3
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