Search giant Google have released a beta (or test) version of a new product called Google Suggest. As you type something in the search box, a dropdown list of suggestions appears based on what you’ve entered. You can then use your arrow keys to move up and down the list. It’s handy if you don’t […]
A recent survey indicates that Microsoft’s Internet Explorer is losing market share. Whilst close to 89% might seem like a pretty high figure, that has fallen 5% since May. Another browser, called Mozilla Firefox, has taken up this 5% and is gaining popularity due mainly to extra features and tighter security. So What? What this […]
Microsoft has release a security update for December. If you are using Windows XP and have not installed Service Pack 2, then visit Microsoft and install this update. Some older versions of Windows are affected too, so it might be worth checking out just in case.
Websites are like pinball machines. “How do you figure that out?” you might ask. An interesting commentary was published on Evolt.org yesterday, in which the author makes the following observations: Pinball machines have to stand out in the arcade, and quickly communicate a message to passers by (usually something like “I’m fun!”). The home page […]
Hard drives have moving parts. Little motors that spin disks around at 7,200 revolutions per minute. Like anything with moving parts, hard drives eventually wear out. If yours wore out today – how much information would you lose? Family photos? Accounting data? More? Backing up is a bit of a nuisance to have to do, […]
The Sydney Morning Herald reports that a couple spammers have been convicted in the US and one has received prison time. Jurors who convicted Jeremy Jaynes, 30, and Jessica DeGroot, 28, on Wednesday later sentenced Jaynes to a nine-year prison term and fined DeGroot $US7500 ($A9931) for three convictions each of sending emails with fraudulent […]