Posts Tagged ‘Microsoft’

[Bitwig] The Platform-Independent DAW Is Out NOW

One of the most promising tools of the last view years – the platform independent DAW Bitwig Studio has eventually been released yesterday. It is available for MacOS, Windows and Linux. Bitwig is a Berlin based company, originally founded by former Ableton developers. The relation to Ableton is something that put the expectations of Bitwig […]

[Internal] Greetings to California :-)

Checking the site’s current access statistics shows a kinda interesting result: many unique visitors come from California (as half as much as are coming from whole Germany). We wanna take the time to say thanks from Berlin, guys ;-)

[Apple] Facebook Blocks Apple’s Ping

According to AllThingsDigital Facebook blocked Apple from using the Facebook API to access user data. Using Facebook’s API is normally free, but not for large scale access and not if it’s getting used a lot. iTunes got a user base of 160million, so that would be quiet a lot. Kara Swisher writes: Sources said Apple […]

[WebOS] Palm Owner HP Abandons Windows 7 Slate Project

Although Steve Ballmer presented an HP Slate at CES 2010 in january, HP now abandons their Windows 7 slate project. TechnCrunch reports they got an HP inside source telling HP is not satisfied with Windows 7 as a slate operating system. This news does not come really unexpected, as HP last week acquired Palm and […]

[Apple] Marc Maiffre Says OS X Is Less Secure Than Windows

Notorious hacker Marc Maiffre said in an interview with CNet.com that OS X is less secure than Windows. The reason why Windows is more attacked anyway is Windows’ market penetration. Read more on CNet.com…

[Win] Microsoft Sold 90 Million Copies of Windows 7

According to Microsoft’s WindowsTeamBlog, they have already sold NINETY million licensed copies of Windows 7, thus making it the fastest selling operating system in history. Paul Thurott of WindowsITPro expects Microsoft to sell all in all 300 million copies in 2010. Wooooooosh… Found via Golem.de

[Bing] Microsoft Bing Maps As The Real Second Life

Microsoft seems to be putting lots of money into their geo mapping services. They are not only integrating 3D views, that can be zoomed fluently into, they are integrating real time recordings and historical pictures as long as they contain geo data. If that is not enuff for you: they also integrated the view on […]

[PS3] GeoHot Opens All HV’s SPUs / XorLoser Preps Manual

Obviously notorious George Hotz has managed to get all 7 SPUs of the Playstation 3′s CPU under his control. This means although he cannot access the CPU’s root key, he now can decrypt everything that’s going thru these SPUs like datastreams of (encrypted) commercial games. The PPU is higher on the control chain then the […]

[e-Biz] The Slate Tablets Are Coming

Tablet PCs seem to be the next big thing. After Apple’s smartphone revolution with their iPhone, it seems the next big market revolution might be the Tablet PCs. Steve Ballmer of Microsoft introduced one of the Tablet PCs – a prototype of the HP Slate – last week on the CES 2010. In his presentation […]

[Windows] Acer reveal Windows 7 Release Date

So the cat is out of the bag. Although Microsoft seemed to be planning to release Windows 7 eventually in January 2010, the computer manufacturer Acer now confirmed to Pocket-lint that they will pre-load Windows 7 on their machines from October 23, 2009. Moreover Acer said customers who bought a computer 30 days prior October […]