Category Archives: SGB Software

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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Ether launches tonight

TechCrunch announced the launch of “Super-Stealth” Ether.com tonight. A service that allows the private consultant in us all to have a mode for charging for our phone time. Sounds like a pretty cool idea. As Ben points out in techcrunches … Continue reading

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Why Windows Vista Won’t Suck

Extreme Tech has an excellent post on the features of Vista and why they feel that Everyone will want to upgrade this time around. Or do they? We know we titled this piece “Why Windows Vista Won’t Suck” and that’s … Continue reading

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Is Apple going to give up on OSX?

I normally do not agree with John C. Dvorak. However, in his latest article entitled “Will Apple Adopt Windows?” he argues that Apple will adopt windows and that Steve Jobs will make it acceptable.  I couldn’t agree more. At some … Continue reading

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MS Office Live Beta launches. Where’s Office?

Official news release.  But where’s the office? I don’t know about you but when I think of Microsoft Office, I think Word, Access, Excel and the like.  So shouldn’t Office Live be online versions of those apps?  We aren’t the … Continue reading

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Portable Apps and USB Thumbdrives Continued..

Well I got really excited this evening when I saw that there is a portable thumbdrive version of OpenOffice 2.1. Ever since I picked up a couple 512mb thumbdrives on sale on Radioshack I’ve been looking for new applications and … Continue reading

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Windows OneCare Live – First impressions

So I installed Windows OneCare Live this morning at work. The install was pretty quick and painless, so no real problems there. https://www.windowsonecare.com/members/getstarted.aspx gives a good walk-through to get a feel for how the program works. The basic idea of … Continue reading

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Microsoft SNARF Debuts

Social this, social that. These days, it seems like everyone is putting out some sort of tech tool with the word social attached to it. Doesn’t seem to matter whether it has anything to do with being social or society. … Continue reading

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VMware Player and Virtual Machines

For those of you out there that want to run Linux inside windows I’ve discovered there are a couple of builds of VMware images of Ubuntu on various torrent search sites. These can be run with the freely available (From … Continue reading

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New AVG Anti-Virus Out

Theres a new version of AVG Free Anti-virus out. If you’re one of those people with expired AV software from Norton or Mcafee you should install this instead of shelling out another $40 for another year of updates. It works … Continue reading

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