Presdo

Whether we like it or not, we all have to make time to do things, and sometimes that’s not very easy to do. Each additional person that gets involved in your plans makes those plans more complicated because you may have to make adjustments in order to work with their schedule. I’ve had so many…

Surf Canyon for Firefox v1.1

Ever wonder if there is anything useful past page one of your search results? When your search returns thousands, sometimes millions, of results, there has to be something good out there. There is, and Surf Canyon will go and get it for you. It is a tiny browser extension that helps you find relevant information…

Get Better Gmail 2 For – Better Gmail

If you use Gmail in the “new version” you should take a good look at Better Gmail 2, an interface package put together with Greasemonkey user scripts by Gina Trapani.  Originally available on Lifehacker, it is now an official Mozilla extension for Firefox 3. Better Gmail 2 offers a number of enhancements, including Force Gmail…

Hyper-V Now Available For Windows Server

Microsoft has released Hyper-V for Windows Server 2008, which is the company’s hypervisor virtualization platform. With it, you get multi-OS, highly-configurable and performance virtualized hardware capabilities on the Windows platform. Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V, the next-generation hypervisor-based server virtualization technology, allows you to make the best use of your server hardware investments by consolidating multiple…

Early Earthquake Warning: New Tools Show Promise

Using remarkably sensitive new instruments, seismologists have detected minute geological changes that preceded small earthquakes along California’s famed San Andreas Fault by as much as 10 hours. If follow-up tests show that the preseismic signal is pervasive, researchers say the method could form the basis of a robust early warning system for impending quakes. The…

Encryption Technologies In Vista Part II

EFS is primarily intended to protect the file system on a computer that is not physically secure. For example, a server kept behind locked doors that has no removable storage devices is not a likely candidate for EFS, as someone would have to break into your server room, remove the drive(s), and get out without…

NuYu Allows You To Create Custom Wii Avatars

Data Design Interactive, a successful video games publisher and games developer, today unveiled NuYu editor lets you put yourself in the game by creating customisable characters that fit your personality. You can then use those characters in compatible NuYu games and even save them to your Wii Remote to take to a friend’s house. About…

Enabling The Magnifier In Windows Vista

Windows Vista includes different features that make it easier for people with vision impairments to use the operating system. One such feature is known as the Magnifier. You can use this feature to enlarge the screen so it is easier to read. The Magnifier works by enlarging a portion of the screen as it is…

10 People Killed By New CJD-Like Disease

A new form of fatal dementia has been discovered in 16 Americans, 10 of whom have already died of the condition. It resembles Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease — with patients gradually losing their ability to think, speak and move — but has features that make it distinct from known forms of CJD. No one yet knows how…