Archive for the ‘Software’ Category

Company Suing Warner Bros. For Pirating Their Anti-Piracy Tech

There isn’t a man alive who hasn’t had to sit through some commercial about piracy or heard about the sue-fest that has gone round again and again to do with all of the piracy.  Warner Bros. just happens to be one of the many trying to fight piracy.  They’ve sued popular music sites and even […]

Friday, May 28th, 2010 | Continue reading

Software To Create Backup DVDs Illegal But The DVDs Are Not

No matter where you go, you’re going to run into laws that can be described as nothing but pure stupidity.  Be it old outdated laws that should be gotten rid of or just ones that are a royal pain in the ass.  Well those of us in the US are definitely no exception to that.  […]

Thursday, August 13th, 2009 | Continue reading

Linux officially a threat according to Microsoft

The world has officially turned upside down.  First Apple starts whimpering over Microsoft’s new commercials and now Microsoft has actually admitted to being threatened by Linux.  It’s complete madness!  Both Microsoft and Apple always seem to act as if they could never be threatened by anyone, they are untouchable, and that’s the end of the […]

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009 | Continue reading

Please Insert $1 to Continue Browsing the Web

Paying for your next computer may be more like feeding a parking meter than forking over a one-time chunk of cash. Ready to get a whiff of Microsoft’s new “Pay-As-You-Go Computing Experience”?

Monday, December 29th, 2008 | Continue reading

New Driver’s Licenses: No Smiling Allowed

Thanks to new technology, sporting a happy smile while getting your driver’s license is no longer permitted in some places.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008 | Continue reading

New Software Can Steal Your Keys with a Photograph

Here’s one for you: Your online profile may have enough information to let a savvy crook create a functioning key to your home.

Friday, November 21st, 2008 | Continue reading

How Much Is Vista’s Slow Speed Costing You?

Much has been made over Windows Vista’s pokey performance. Now, though, a new series of lawsuits suggests the time Vista takes to load could actually cost you cash.

Thursday, November 20th, 2008 | Continue reading

Wait…I Thought YOU Registered The Trademark?

In “someone’s about to get fired” news, it appears that Microsoft may have forgotten to register a trademark for its new cloud-based operating system, Windows Azure.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2008 | Continue reading