Windows Vista successor scheduled for a H2 2009 release?Business and Law By Wolfgang Gruener Wednesday, January 16, 2008 12:28 Chicago (IL) – Several industry sources have confirmed to TG Daily that a very early version of Windows 7, previously code-named Blackcomb Vienna, already has been shipped to “key partners” as a “Milestone 1” (M1) code drop for validation purposes. A roadmap received by TG Daily indicates that the new operating system will be introduced in the second half of 2009. TG Daily – Windows Vista successor scheduled for a H2 2009 release?
Facebook widgets try to install spyware Facebook widgets try to install spyware – heise Security Another reason I should remove more of them or all or shut down my FaceBook account.
By Ed Oswald, BetaNews December 28, 2007, 12:10 PM The retailer decided to silently walk away from its planned video download service after HP ended its participation. BetaNews | Loss of HP puts end to Wal-Mart’s video download store Look, another video service going down and once your computer crash’s or you format, your videos are lost forever. Your stuck with multi-gig files (from backup) with no key to run it.
A service originally designed to compel unpaid Vista users to obtain genuine licenses is apparently being scrapped in Service Pack 1, to be replaced with a more “in-your-face” approach. BetaNews | Vista SP1 to replace ‘Reduced Functionality’ with nagware
I just wanted to post my comment to the person who said I should not have used AOL: It is not just AOL, it is who ever buys a company who or goes out of business or switch to a new DRM provder. I have issues with my MSN Music WMA-DRM. But obtaining “Free” replacements in same high quality are quick and easy. Here are some WMA DRM Providers that went down: – MusicMatch bought by Yahoo! (You must install old MM software to get it to work)– MSN Music Gone. Lucky if you get it to work.– URGE by MSN … Continue reading Never again will I buy Movies off the Internet. (Part 2)
I think one I got for free and the other one was cheap. But this goes for the same if you paid full price and use AOL Videos Dear Eric, Thank you for being a customer of the AOL® Video store. We have an exciting update for you on our service: to continue to bring you an industry-leading purchase experience, we have partnered with Amazon.com®. Going forward, Amazon.com® will power our video download service.What does this mean for you? Videos you have already purchased from the AOL Video Store will stay on your computer, and continue to work on … Continue reading Never again will I buy Movies off the Internet.
The Hidden Costs of Cheap PCs – Columns by PC Magazine
Here Comes the Zune 11.12.07 The new Zunes are here, along with a much-needed Zune Marketplace update. We’ll just come out and say it: The 80GB Zune trumps the iPod Classic. Here Comes the Zune – Reviews by PC Magazine
More Reliability updates are coming out today… YAY!! Microsoft Releasing Several Vista Patches This Week By Ed Oswald, BetaNews November 12, 2007, 10:53 AM Microsoft isn’t waiting for Vista Service Pack 1 to push some important operating system updates to users. BetaNews | Microsoft Releasing Several Vista Patches This Week
Microsoft Hiring To Take On YouTube, Flickr By BetaNews Staff, BetaNews November 12, 2007, 1:42 PM With social media becoming increasingly popular on the Web, Microsoft is looking to ensure that it does not fall behind its rivals. A job posting appeared on the company’s Web site Friday. [More] BetaNews | Microsoft Hiring To Take On YouTube, Flickr