Zune, a DRM nuisance

, posted: 16-Jun-2012 15:05

Microsoft's alternative to iTunes, Zune, looks kind of cool and can be used to upgrade Windows Phone 7 devices. What it isn't good at though is selling stuff for Microsoft and others. There were some movies in the Zune Marketplace that I wanted to c (read the entire post)...

NZCS Newsline: Taxing software, Chromebooks, Future of ISPs and Copyright

, posted: 14-May-2011 11:16

Subscribe to Newsline | NZCS Website NZCS Newsline14 May 2011 Your weekly dose of ICT news and views This week: Paul Matthews: Taxing times for Software Projects Juha Saarinen: Notbooks Stu Fleming: Tough year ahead for New Zealand ISPs Paul B (read the entire post)...

NZCS Newsline 24

, posted: 6-May-2011 17:31

Subscribe to Newsline | NZCS Website NZCS Newsline6 May 2011 Your weekly dose of ICT news and views This week: Paul Matthews: Overseas influence in NZ Copyright law Juha Saarinen: Mates' termination rates Marie Shroff: Where in the world is our (read the entire post)...

Is PC gaming dead then?

, posted: 16-Jul-2010 14:05

Alienware and its PR people have put together some video clips featuring messieurs Ampzz McDonald and Prawny Beaumont talking about the pros and cons of PCs versus gaming consoles, which may or may not interest you (read the entire post)...

Intel Nehalem coming out tomorrow

, posted: 17-Nov-2008 15:08

It's been a while since I thought about the processor or CPU inside my computers - Intel's dual and quad Core 2 provide ample performance for most of my needs. If anything, I'd need a new video card (or cards even), some more RAM (4GB plus is where i (read the entire post)...

Apple does it again - iTunes plugin crashes Outlook 2007

, posted: 5-Jul-2007 17:00

So, Apple's Software Update tells me there's a new version of iTunes with QuickTime available - 7.3 and 7.1.6 respectively. With some trepidation due to bad past experience, I let Software Update do its thing and restart the Windows XP SP2 sy (read the entire post)...

BBC and Microsoft Photosynth Britain

, posted: 6-Jun-2007 15:53

Microsoft's Photosynth is very cool tech, but I wasn't sure what it could be used for when I first wrote about it. BBC however figured it out: the UK state broadcaster will air a TV programme throughout July called How we built Britain. This will fea (read the entire post)...

Zune screenshots - including installation error pic

, posted: 15-Nov-2006 09:16

FLX has put up a bunch of screenshots from installing Zune, including the now-famous installation error message:

Check them out - the license agreement one is hilarious too... Microsoft's really straining to be hip here, but it&# (read the entire post)...

PriceWaterhouseCoopers Hi-Tech Awards 2006

, posted: 7-Nov-2006 17:38

The PWC Hi-Tech Awards were on last weekend and being a finalist together with Keith Newman, Vikki Bland and Divina Paredes, who won the Journalist of the Year award (congrats!), I went along to the Sky City Convention Centre to check it out.
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The coolest mod ever - the RapTop

, posted: 21-Oct-2006 16:57

Reminiscent of the typewriter computers in Brazil, this Japanese laptop mod looks great, doesn't it:

And the text accompanying it is pure poetry:

Because we want, it made.
We would like to (read the entire post)...


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