Comodo Will Help You Manage Your Computer

In the same way that their firewall helps keep your system safe from intruders, and their registry cleaner keeps the inevitable cruft from piling up in your Windows registry, Comodo now brings a way to handle your program installs, uninstalls, and device driver updates, as well as a few other things. Think of it as…

Predictive Text in OS X

Have you ever watched TV with the closed captioning turned on? If you have then you might have wondered how in the world the person on the other end could type the words that fast. Sure there is a bit of a delay with live TV but they would still have to type extremely quickly…

Electronic Cigarettes Require More Suction Than Conventional Brands

Stronger suction is required to smoke “electronic cigarettes” — marketed as tobacco-free nicotine delivery systems — than conventional brands, with possible adverse effects on human health, researchers at the University of California, Riverside report. The researchers used a smoking machine to compare the smoking properties of eight conventional cigarettes with five e-cigarette brands. They examined…

Why Fad Diets Work Well For Some, But Not Others

Ever notice some people seem to eat anything they want and never gain a pound, while others seem to gain weight just by looking at fattening foods? You may be seeing things correctly after all. According to research published in the July 2010 issue of Genetics, this may have a biological cause. Using fruit flies,…

OLPC Founder Offers Help To Make $35 Tablet

Now before anyone else, I’ll get the joke out of the way – Mr. Negroponte is going to show them how to turn the $35 tablet into a $70 tablet… ba dum bum. Seriously, the help of OLPC in getting the thing off the ground will be great as Negroponte has certainly gotten all the…

Opera 10.61 RC1 Released

The actual release of this was on Wednesday, July 28, but I did not post right away just in case there were problems. I’m not exactly sure why, but the entire Opera team had taken a well-deserved time off after the run up to 10.60 Final. They speak of a summer holiday – I suppose…

A Whole New App Store

With the success seen with the iPad and iPhone, there has been quite a push for alternatives to the official App Store as we know it. Different alternatives have been met with various success. Most of them are appearing with jailbroken iPhones. Today we have another alternative to the standard Apple App Store. Enter the…