Facebook does an about-face (Thanks, everyone in the universe!)
My fight with Amazon Unbox (Thanks, Andrew G, for tipping me off when it
Amazon Unbox: some oddities and idiocies
IBM ships Wii chips (Thanks, Brad!)
Reporters' records accessed in HP probe
HP chairman shocked by the actions of the probe
Apple acknowledges MacBook random shutdown problem
Simpsons season opener will premiere 7 minutes online
NFL to stream games with Yahoo outside North America
Microsoft hints at delay of Vista in Europe
Samsung Web site hosts Trojan
SanDisk gets injunction overturned
Microsoft opens high school in PA (Thanks, Klo!)
Site sells other people's identities
Mike from Charlotte
I recently traveled to Korea. On a Boeing jet, I had in-flight Internet
where I learned it was being canceled. They made me take my battery out
of the laptop on boarding on the way back.
Andy in Colorado
Hello, TMVA. September 14 and 15, there is a massive worldwide event.
will be doing major announcements. So Molly will no longer have to
wait. Last night IBM notified they've been shipping Wii chips since
Aaron from LA
Apple? License OS X? HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA. More likely to see Mad Dog
deliver his next keynote in a tutu. Apple is a hardware company. Thanks
for the laugh.
U.K. upconverts to region-free
Thought you would like to know that the U.K.'s first upconverting DVD
player has JUST BEEN RELEASED! Not only does it upconvert, it's region-
free, any DVD from all over the world and it will play it! the link is
Mind your clipboard
Found this on Digg today. Using IE, a Web site can read the data off
your Windows clipboard. Perhaps the likelihood of them knowing what that
data pertains to is low. However, what if the site coaxes you to put
something on your clipboard and then reads it? Scary.
Try it at http://projectip.com/. You must be using IE, of course. To
turn it off, you need to disable the security setting (it's buried in
custom security area) that says "Allow paste operations via script."
The Digg story is at
Love the show,
Flying frisbees of death
New defense technology. Flying Frisbees of Death!!!
Your hard drive can sense earthquakes
A scientist has created a P2P program that uses vibration data reported
from computer hard drives to detect undersea earthquakes and provide
warnings of possible tsunamis.
Very, very creative.
Help, my PC with Windows 10 won't shut down properly
Since upgrading to Windows 10 my computer won't shut down properly. I use the menu button shutdown and the screen goes blank, but the system does not fully shut down. The only way to get it to shut down is to hold the physical power button down till it shuts down. Any suggestions?