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David Long David
<p>Professional Web Designer/Producer/Developer currently working at BSkyB </p>
With uptake of the latest Internet Explorer browser being slow compared to that of main rival Firefox, Microsoft have started a big push to encourage more users to make the change.The first big advantage Microsoft had was having it pre-installed on it's latest OS - Vista and not allowing the obsolete Internet Explorer 6 to be installed (which would undermine vista security anyway).
To correspond with the launch of the "Pricey" £269 iPhone O2 will be releasing 3 new tariffs.1) £35 for 200mins and 200 texts per month2) £45 for 600 mins and 500 texts per month and3) £55 for 1200 mins and 500 textsPretty reasonable tariffs but on top of that you are given free voicemail and unlimited data access via EDGE/GPRS or Wifi Hotspots (subject to fair use).
Every year I seem to have more or newer and cooler gadgets to take with me on holiday. This weekend was no exception.
I recently got a laptop and have fallen completely in love with it. The power of my PC on the move.
Most of us have heard of "Phising". Scammers send out mass emails pretending to be from a bank or other financial institution advising of a problem with your account and providing a link to where you can login and rectify the issue.
Am I missing something or is it cheaper to buy Microsoft Office components seperately rather bundled in one package?Office Home and Student edition for £119 (£96 on amazon) contains the main office suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote.
If you are installing a web design tool such as Dreamweaver be vary wary over making it your default editor for certain file types.When I installed Dreamweaver it, by default, becomes the default editor for xml files.
If you've seen the Microsoft CES 2007 presentation you'll have noticed the cool new video desktop feature. This available as free update for Vista Ultimate users.
I've had Vista Ultimate installed for about a week now and feel ready to give feedback on the new Microsoft OS.InstallationHaving the full Ultimate 32-bit edition I had 3 install options -1) Upgrade,2) Clean install from within windows3) Clean install booting from CD.
The UK windows Vista launch is nearly upon us. The 30th of January 2007 will see the first new operating system from Microsoft in 5-6years.
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Although off topic this issue got me so fired up I had to post it. This was motivated by a plain-text email that I received from Ryanair this afternoon.
AMD's recent acquisition of ATI means that they are now able to offer CPUs with built in GPU. This means you main processor may also have some serious graphic muscle built in.