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Archive for June 2006

Apple Updates Gallore

June 30, 2006

A couple years ago, the Apple Mac OS was given the title of “Most Secure Operating System” for home users. They stated that it was good because of the rock solid FreeBSD backend, plus the fact that there are next to no virus or trojan exploits out there for it. It’s user authentication system for […]

Flock Web Browser

June 30, 2006

So, I found this cool new web browser this evening. Thanks to one of the other Windows Vista Beta Testers for mentioning it. It has a bunch of cool features embedded, like uploading pictures to Flickr or Photobucket, news feeds, a cool little search bar, and built in blog poster. Now, you may be thinking […]

Ubuntu 6.06 Dapper Drake

June 30, 2006

So, I’m working on getting a dual-boot method of installing Windows Vista and some flavor of Linux installed at the same time. Since Ubuntu is a very popular distro now-a-days, I settled upon testing it out first. Also, based on the fact that it uses GRUB as the bootloader, it is a good decision as […]

Vista works with Linux

June 30, 2006

Yes, that’s correct. Despite the tries from Microsoft to make Vista less Linux friendly, such as altering NTFS and changing the bootloader, Linux still plays nicely with Windows Vista. The past week, I’ve been working with a few other users at PROnetworks in the compilation of a guide for installing Linux alongside Vista. Seeing as […]

Odd Processes in Vista

June 30, 2006

This was brought about when a few beta testers were chatting. As more and more people install the beta, it is likely going to be more and more noticed, but this has been somewhat unmentioned thus far. Vista, when compared to previous versions of Windows, has a ton of processes by default. Many of them […]