Hybrid images

12 October, 2007

What did you see in this images ?

This kind of images is called Hybrid images.
More details can be found here.

A BIG list of open source programs

23 September, 2007

Mashable.com has published a very long list of open source programs.

If you are looking for a specific application, maybe you can find it here, and for free…

Lina Released!

19 September, 2007

Lina Software released the source code for LINA under the GPL v2. LINA enables Linux binaries to run with native look and feel on Windows, Mac, and Linux, without recompiling. This release, along with the launch of our community website, http://www.openlina.org, invites developers around the world to participate in the growth of this important technology.

read more | digg story

Track yourself

28 August, 2007

One of the interesting software you can install on Nokia N95 is Nokia Sport Tracker.
One GPS is tuned on, the program track you movements, and later you can download them into google earth.

But, if you don’t want to buy a Nokia N95, you can buy a less expensive trackstick II.
It’s a simple USB key with an integrated GPS.
It will track your movements and store them into the builtin storage.
Later you can connect the stick to your PC/Mac and open Google earth to see them.

Microsoft in Mp3-Network issues

27 August, 2007

Some days ago, it was discoverer that playing mp3 on Vista with browsing at the same time will slow down your network.

The news was reported by newspaper and Microsoft was forced to respond to the issue.
Take a look at the answers here, but the “interesting” one is:

“Please note that some of what we are seeing is expected behavior, and some of it is not.  In certain circumstances Windows Vista will trade off network performance in order to improve multimedia playback.  This is by design.”

Design ??? Does XP act in the same way ???
Please…. who in this world could design a modern OS that will slow deliberately the network interface?

ops! microsoft!

Hide files within images

24 August, 2007

I found a video in a blog that explains how to hide files into an image.

Very nice trick.

Adobe adds H264 support for Flash Player

21 August, 2007

Today Adobe release the H264 support for its Flash Player.
This codec is the one used for High Definition support and is also used by AppleTV, opening it a new world of possibility.

The new BETA release of Adobe Player, versione 9, can be downloaded from Adobe Labs.

Tutto quello che serve sapere per le conversioni video

20 August, 2007

Su questo sito trovare una serie di guide per convertire i vostri video da un formato ad un altro.

WindowsUpdate caused Skype outage

20 August, 2007

Skype posted on its own blog an explanation for the service down: Windows Update.

They stated that reboot caused by WindowsUpdate caused a flood of login requests, which, combined with the low resources of peer-to-peer network, started a chain reaction to the Skype Servers.

PC Magazine Editor about Vista

19 August, 2007

The PC Magazine Editor was a big proponent of Vista in the past months.
But nine months after launch, he’s so frustrated: there’s a long list of what doesn’t work and what need to fix that makes impossible to him still support Vista OS.

Read the full article at PC Magazine.


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