Monthly Archives: June 2006

New Worm poses as Microsoft WGA

Well, by now you should have your fill of Microsoft WGA news from us, but this one is just too ironic to pass up on. InfoWorld and ZDNet are both reporting that a new worm is making it’s way through … Continue reading

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Microsoft sued over WGA

On the heels of the uproar over Self-Destructing Windows installs, a lawsuit was filed in US District court(seattle) this week.  The lawsuit calls Microsoft’s WGA a spyware. The suit by Los Angeles resident Brian Johnson, filed this week in U.S. … Continue reading

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Fon unites Wireless Users

Fon, the self-claimed “largest WiFi community in the world”, announced that they would begin selling wireless routers to people who signed up with FON for $5.00. Product Features Linksys WRT54GL or Buffalo WHRG54S Router WiFi 802.11b/g up to 54 Mbps … Continue reading

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This install of Windows will self destruct in 30 days

Ed Bott at ZDNet is reporting that Microsoft will soon make installation of WGA (Windows Genuine Advantage) mandatory. Not only will it become a mandatory install, if WGA isn’t installed within 30 days, the install of Windows will cease to … Continue reading

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It’s an Ede Boy!

Congrats go out to our friends Ann and Shane! You should all head on over to Ede’s blog to see the pictures of little Connor Michael! He weighed in at 8 pounds 4 ounces and 21 and 1/2 inches long.

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YouOS: Web Operating System

A big thanks to Steve Rubel for pointing this one out. YouOS is a “wayyyy alpha” web operating system programmed entirely in Javascript. Gizmodo linked it up so I’m unable to even go in to the demo side of things. … Continue reading

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Windows phone home

Appearantly, Windows Genuine Advantage calls home every day. Microsoft Corp. acknowledged Wednesday that it needs to better inform users that its tool for determining whether a computer is running a pirated copy of Windows also quietly checks in daily with … Continue reading

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Ede – Live!

For those who do not know what a podcast is – it is basically like an online radio show. One of our Editors, ThatEdeGuy, over at ThatEdeGuy.com was recently interviewed by Scott over at Money Blogger Podcast. The interview is … Continue reading

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A PC in every room

Engadget is reporting an actual proof of concept for the JackPC. Quite the little doo-dad.  It’s capable of being powered by power-over-ethernet which might just work out well since it only has 64 MB of flash memory and 128MB of … Continue reading

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Dell UltraSharp 2005FPW 20.1? LCD

So, you want a widescreen LCD?  You want an affordable monitor that boasts high resolution, flat panel profile and enough screen real estate to spread out all your icons?  Well, look no further than the Dell 2005FPW 20.1″ LCD. Boasting … Continue reading

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