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Best and worst products, 1996-2006

Best and worst products, 1996-2006

ZDNet's editors have examined an awful lot of products over the past ten years. Some brought joy and happiness, while others were dismissed with contempt. Here's our top five in each category.

July 13, 2006 by in Reviews

Corporate gaming policy

Corporate gaming policy

Video games can benefit companies by giving employees a recreational outlet to build cooperation and morale. But they can also create problems if misused. This policy will help you establish the ground...

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Army tests energy microgrid

Army tests energy microgrid

Roland Piquepaille blogs that the Army is working on an "energy surety" model with Sandia National Laboratories. Instead on relying on today's grid electricity system, this microgrid system will use small power generation units close to where people live and work.

July 13, 2006 by in China

That deceptive, misleading WGA installation

That deceptive, misleading WGA installation

Why can’t Microsoft describe its WGA tools in simple, direct language? They want you to install a small program that checks the product key you used to activate Windows XP – the same one you already sent them when you first installed the operating system – so they can verify that your copy of Windows is properly licensed. That’s not so hard to understand, is it? So why use these misleading and deceptive descriptions?

July 13, 2006 by in Windows

Perform complex calculations on your Tablet or UMPC in ink

Perform complex calculations on your Tablet or UMPC in ink

The UMPC is larger than all modern calculators, but do modern calculators allow you to handwrite your complex engineering, mathematical, and scientific calculations and have them solved in ink? xThink just announced the release of their latest update to MathJournal and students and engineers can now expand the usage of their Tablet PC or UMPC device.

July 13, 2006 by in Tech Industry

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