Category Archives: Technology News

Yahoo! Buzz goes live for everyone!

As we have previously covered, Yahoo! Buzz is a service that allows you to submit stories that you find interesting and ranks them according to popularity.  Very often compared to Digg and the likes, Yahoo Buzz offers similar features and will publish the top stories for every category on the front page of the Yahoo! Continue Reading

Control your computer with your mind

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This must be one of those sci-fi fantasies everyone has at least thought about once in their life.  There have been a few products which have brought us closer to mind-controlled computers being a reality, and now there is actually a product that will be available on the retail market. Based on the latest developments Continue Reading

WordPress 2.6 Beta 1 – new features

Just like every other blogger out there, I’m always on the look out for a new release of WordPress.  I enjoy blogging very much, but the technical part has always been my favorite hobby.  There is no better way to do that but to install new wordpress sites for customers or upgrade my own with Continue Reading

Google 411 available in Canada

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Google’s popular free 411 service GOOG-411 (1-800-4664-411) is now available in Canada. The toll-free directory service that uses Google results to give people phone numbers and addresses of local businesses launched in the States back in April of last year. Since then it’s added an SMS maps service that will send you a link to Continue Reading

Spiceworks 3.0 – Free IT Management Software

I have covered Spiceworks in the past and actually not that long ago.  But after writing about it, I started using it in an actual production environment and I love it.  Version 3.0 was already in the works and, after 2,500 beta testers have gone over it,  it has now been officially released.  My installation Continue Reading

Last day at the office for Bill Gates on June 27th 2008

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Microsoft’s most famous Founder, Bill Gates, will be stepping down from his duties on Friday, June 27th 2008. Bill Gates was a Harvard University dropout.  In 1975, he co-founded Microsoft with his friend Paul Allen and took the world by storm with his software we all know.  He made billions of dollars and totally revolutionized Continue Reading

Firefox 3 Download Day – Guiness Record

The team that created Firefox 3 were so sure that the community was impatient to download their newest browser, that they asked Guiness to measure their downloads and set a new world record.  So they went ahead and declared June 17th as Download Day.  The period is actually from 11:16am(PDT) on June 17th to 11:16am(PDT) Continue Reading

Firefox 3 is now Available!

Just a quick post to let everyone know that the long awaited Firefox 3 is now available for download from Mozilla. This new version has been in the works for a long time now(actually, 34 months to be exact!) and the entire Firefox Community has been watching and hoping for the final release. Boasting some Continue Reading

Acrobat.com is in Beta and integrates Buzzword

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Acrobat.com has launched under beta and it includes the very familiar Buzzword. “Acrobat.com is a set of online services — file sharing and storage, PDF converter, online word processor, and web conferencing — you can use to create and share documents, communicate in real time, and simplify working with others.” Continue Reading

Napster launches the largest online MP3 store

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I recently discussed the whereabouts of Napster‘s founder, Shawn Fanning. I mentionned that Napster had been liquidated back in the day, but its name has always remained a very important one in the MP3 business. I should really say that it has always been a big name in the “online music” industry, but it has Continue Reading