Last night I approached Microsoft for comment on the stealth updating issue. Here is the response I received from a Microsoft spokesperson ...
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I can now confirm that the stealth Windows Update that I blogged about yesterday actually exists - because I've detected its presence on a machine at the PC Doc HQ.
If this turns out to be true, it has some very serious (and disturbing) implications ...
The first free, open source iPhone unlocking software has been released.
Just 74 days after releasing the iPhone Apple has sold its millionth iPhone. But will Apple hit the 10 million mark by the end of 2008?
So, the iPhone unlocking software from iPhoneSIMFree is available, for the lavish price of $99. Personally, I wouldn't waste my money.
Last weekend we built two new quad-core PCs over at the PC Doc HQ. I promised that you'd be first to see the results of our hard work - well, here you go.
When I looked over the spec of HPs new Blackbird 002 PC, I was surprised how similar some of the spec was to the quad-core systems I built.
What does net neutrality mean to you and what do you think that the DOJs filing will mean to you, to consumers, to businesses and to freedoms that people enjoy?
Steve Jobs has tried to appease angry iPhone buyers who bought the phone early and paid a $200 "cool tax" for the privilege by offering them each $100 Apple store credit. But what's the $100 credit actually worth?