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I remember fondly the heady days of the Mac clones.Cloner Power Computing promoted their 225MHz PowerPC tower at Macworld Expo in Boston by offering free bungee jumps off a 225 foot crane tower outside the Hynes Convention Center.
The way to get to a royalty-free codec is to start with H.261, which was approved in 1989, outside the 17-year patent window. They can't use H.264, the latest implementation (used in MPEG4) because that requires payment of royalties.
The scheme has contributed to a 2,000 percent increase in the cost of Home Office consultants, taking the bill up to £147m last year
Within hours of Microsoft redirecting its UK users from Live Search Maps to Multimap last week, user dissatisfaction spread like wildfire. On Monday, April 14, Microsoft responded and restored full Live Search Maps access to disgruntled users.
The world and his dog seem in rapture about the announcement that Google and Salesforce.com have tied the application knot and that they've both effectively become channel partners.
The new BlackBerry Enterprise Service (BES) release goes all-in on mobile device management. But does it have what it takes to succeed in a crowded MDM market?
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WA is hoping local students will develop a new love for IT, with the announcement of AU$30,000 in funding for hands-on programs to boost school pupils' enthusiasm for computer science.
This argument has the benefit of truth behind it. Small businesses can't get good group rates. Their profit margins are often razor-thin. The owners often go without coverage themselves to keep the doors open.
According to HP, the sexiest thing in IT right now is thin clients. Our photo gallery gives you an inside look into HP's latest thin client technology — and what happens when it breaks.
Microsoft HealthVault has won its first industry award, from Frost & Sullivan, as the company ramps up the marketing of its hospital computing solutions.
The Greens and privacy advocates have hit back against proposed laws to allow companies to snoop on their workers' e-mails, but Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard has said the laws are needed to protect vital electronic infrastructure from terrorist attacks.
When it comes to development environments today there just aren't any good choices at the enterprise scale - Java is a recipe for maintenance failure, low level stuff like C is inappropriate, .net is just BASIC in expensive clothing, and PHP is immature.
Since Apple announced the MacBook Air a cottage industry has developed around building bags for Apple's teeny subnotebook. Tom Bihn has released a great little new bag in this category called the Ristretto.
Interested is buying a non-Apple Mac? If so then Psystar might have the machine for you.
Despite fears the Australian Broadband Guarantee (ABG) might be axed, the Rudd government has approved the subsidy for Australia's most remote Internet users for one more year.
Last month, a colleague of mine attended the South by Southwest conference, a techno-lovefest that brings together software developers, graphic designers and a gaggle of luminaries of various persuasions. The big news, according to him, is that Twitter has come of age.
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