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インターネットバグであなたの住所見つけられる

Someone from the annual Black Hat Technical Security Conference has discovered an exploit that unveils the MAC address of someone's home router and have thought of a potential way of using it to find out someone's address via a carefully tailored webpage. It's an interesting idea minus the privacy concerns... Every networking...


£30 Windows 7 Upgrade Offer for Students

Anyone who has access to an academic e-mail address and is currently running Windows XP or Vista, will have the opportunity to upgrade to the latest version of Windows, Windows 7 at a discount price of £30 starting from October 1st. Beats wasting your time trying to find a working serial, patch or risk using maliciously modified...


Samsung NC10 Netbook Gets Resolution Update

This update's actually been available since mid-May this year but, I haven't really been checking. For those of you who own a Samsung NC10 netbook like I do and find the 1024x600 resolution a bit too small to work with, checking for the latest update with the pre-installed Samsung Update Plus program will allow you to use the machine at...


Google to Release Own Operating System, Chrome OS

Google has just announced their own operating system "Chrome OS" which will be, as the name suggests, is a project that branches off from their recent browser Chrome according to their blog. It will run with a Linux kernel at its core and the goals are for it to be lightweight, safer and faster to boot up than windows. It also appears most...


Encarta Reference to Be Discontinued Due to Wikipedia

According to PC Pro, Microsoft will be discontinuing their Encarta Encyclopaedia reference software due to the huge popularity of Wikipedia. Well, it was going to happen sooner or later. Who doesn't use Wikipedia as their first point of reference these days? It's quick, convenient and most important of all - Free! Even my lecturers...


Cloud Computed Gaming, Never Buy New Hardware Again

"Cloud computing" isn't a new concept but, the meaning of the term is still currently very ambiguous in the IT industry at the moment and has only been getting more attention of late thanks to the increase of affordable high speed internet access in homes. Everything done on home computers are currently processed on your own machine...