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On a fresh installation of Windows Vista, we took screen shots when it came time to install Adobe's Flash plug-in into Internet Explorer for the first time. The sequence is especially interesting given Microsoft's emphasis on using Windows Vista as a non-administrative or "Lesser Privileged User" (LPU). Why? Because our first couple of attempt's failed. As it turns out, though, as best as we could tell, the failure had nothing to do with Vista, being an LPU, or Adobe's Flash. It has more to do the Web site that's calling for the Flash plug and how it responds when the Flash plug-in isn't there. In other words, depending on what site you go to, mileage may vary.
Here, the famous and infamous who probably now wish they'd never hit the send button.
Patricia Dunn leaves Santa Clara County Superior Court on her way to be booked on four felony charges.
Pandora's founder travels from town to town, sharing his time and story with fans.
Hoping to capitalize on MP3 player mania, Creative will soon offer two versions of its 30GB Zen Vision player.
The company wins a patent covering user interface technology on digital music players--like those on Apple's iPod.
The W800 Walkman from Sony Ericsson features a music-only mode that enables it to be used solely as an MP3 player while its cell phone transmitter remains off.
Disney's iPod challenger comes at a low price and is geared for kids of all ages.
Microsoft's chairman and RealNetworks' CEO strike a deal to end an antitrust squabble and promote the Rhapsody music service.
To appeal to today's gadget-enamored kids, toymakers are blurring the line between toys and electronic items.
Sprint Nextel celebrates the opening of its Sprint Music Store and touts its Power Vision services at a party in New York.
At the 2006 International Auto Show, carmakers show off rolling living rooms with built-in iPods, Xboxes or DVD players.
Stanford Law School professor Larry Lessig talks with "Second Life" about his book "Free Culture."
Cingular Wireless has begun offering the Slvr, an iTunes-compatible phone from Motorola.
The Squeezebox 3 receiver wirelessly taps into your computer's inventory of music so it can be played over your home stereo.