Every time I boot up the Windows XP virt…

Every time I boot up the Windows XP virtual machine on my Mac, I waste at least half an hour with stupid Windows "critical updates", not to mention Windows Live One Care updates. My computer is always "at risk". Windows seems intent on wasting my time, every time I use it.

Is it any wonder there's computer piracy in Romania?

If the US and other Western countries are looking at Romania and shaking their heads while wondering why there's so much computer piracy there, perhaps this will help them get the picture. In 2008, the median monthly salary in Romania was €285, or $353, as another source quotes it. The same source says that by … Continue reading Is it any wonder there's computer piracy in Romania?

Condensed knowledge for 2008-03-26

iPhone Accessories - The My Touch keys turns you iPhone into a tactile gadget http://tinyurl.com/38rps4 # NSA's Domestic Spying http://tinyurl.com/22r6xq # USB Gadgets - The Evergreen USB Caterpillar Hub http://tinyurl.com/2q9e66 # What Happened to Wartime Sacrifice? (Interesting point of view) http://tinyurl.com/2vfqmv # The most powerful sporting rifle in the world http://tinyurl.com/2zld45 # JoT 1087, Alternatives … Continue reading Condensed knowledge for 2008-03-26

Condensed knowledge for 2008-03-25

Will Seagate go to War Over Flash Drives? http://tinyurl.com/3d6u4n # Survey: 6 in 10 Americans know about the DTV transition http://tinyurl.com/2fr8tu # Geeky Toys - The RC Mega Mosquito http://tinyurl.com/332rmm # Sony Preps Net Access Features For Blu-Ray http://tinyurl.com/2jg325 # Citigroup: Microsoft Likely to Raise Yahoo Bid http://tinyurl.com/2l8er7 # Take a right at the gun … Continue reading Condensed knowledge for 2008-03-25

Condensed knowledge for 2008-03-19

Cool Mods - Make your own indestructable USB thumb drive http://tinyurl.com/37p2qg # Armenia: The Epic Land http://tinyurl.com/2qyxxz # Melodyne studio pitch correction now able to break chords down for editing http://tinyurl.com/2qmd6a # Electrolux Inspiro intelligent oven - “auto-focus for chefs” http://tinyurl.com/33dbsl # Wally announces new 'floating island' gigayacht: the WallyIsland http://tinyurl.com/yw4afh # Hollywood Hopefuls: 1925 … Continue reading Condensed knowledge for 2008-03-19