Today was the first time that I looked at the ITV site for a while, as I had heard on Virgin Radio that the next series of Heartbeat was starting tonight. ITV are now using Microsoft’s Silverlight to allow cross-platform multimedia support. This is different from the BBC’s iPlayer, as the BBC iPlayer uses Adobe’s… Continue reading ITV Catch Up through the browser on a Mac
I’ve come across a very good picture that shows the upgrade options for Windows XP and Mac OS X. Is it any wonder I will try to avoid Vista, it is so complicated. The Mac however is nice an simple.
Most people who have used the Office suite from Microsoft will have probably come across the irritating paper clip. Well someone has taken the paper clip into real life. Take a look at the clip.
I’ve been pointed an interesting article title “A Cost Analysis of Windows Vista Content Protection“. It shows many of the weaknesses of the copy protection in Windows Vista, right through to the additional costs to the rest of the computer industry. Why does it not just affect Windows Vista machines, but every new computer out… Continue reading What is the point of copy protection?
My dad had a very strange malware/ trojan that kept claiming he had various viruses etc. on his PC. We found that http://forums.tomcoyote.org/lofiversion/index.php/t65317.html Gave perfect instructions to get rid of it. Strangely the search for “thesecuritypage” on google came up with only one result, the above page! thesecuritypage was the page that the malware was… Continue reading Security hijack
Is it any wonder people go about pirating MS product? Their licensing is so complicated I just take one look and run away, it’s that complicated. Now there putting anti-piracy software into their MS-products. One week later and OpenOffice is starting a switch campaign. I have also added the getOpenOffice.org logo to my blog.