Archive for April, 2008


Ok, I am a MS fan and a bit of a vista fanboy as well. This is not only true, but I actually bumped into it with Sony laptops months ago here in Australia, where their new laptops only came with Vista and only shortly after it had been released. Us IT folks were non too happy that we had to tell folks they could not have their laptop (my folks did the ordering I used vista, loved it, but newbies would die or kill me 1st trying to get used to it) . Sony eventually strarted offering free downgrades to XP but had trouble of all things getting XP drivers to work.

We’ve heard Microsoft hint at keeping XP on shelves longer than initially stated, but Dell is the first retailer to confirm having plans to sell the OS past the end of June. But it isn’t because Microsoft’s changed their policy; it’s because Dell is taking advantage of a loophole in Vista licensing that lets weaselly Microsoft pad their numbers.

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…turns out there’s an officially supported way to turn that [Vista] 30 day evaluation period into 120 days.You can “re-arm” the trial period for another 30 days, and do so up to 3 times. Here’s how it works

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For those of you who made the mistake twice.

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This…..Is hardcore (pic)

Posted: April 14, 2008 in Misc Tech

HTF does he get down?

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The folks at ZiPhone spotted some code in the brand new 2.0 beta iPhone firmware that could point to the chip to be used in the upcoming 3G iPhone. The code makes mention of “SGOLD3,” which could very well refer to Infineon’s followup chip to the S-GOLD2 which powers the current iPhone.

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