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…

Want To Fly? Don’t Copy The Birds And The Bees

Since earliest recorded history, and presumably beyond, humans have always wanted to fly. First attempts involved imitation of winged creatures around them, and unfailingly ended in disaster. No workable flying machines have ever looked particularly similar to nature’s fliers, and today there is little comparison between a top of the range military chopper and the…

Galactic Dream: Rage of War Released

Engage in galactic warfare and push the limits of the real-time strategy genre! Strategy First Inc. a leading developer and worldwide publisher of entertainment software for the PC and a wholly-owned unit of Silverstar Holdings, and Evolution Vault are pleased to announce the release of Galactic Dream: Rage of War. About Galactic Dream: Rage of…

Yahoo Opens Up Search – Will It Matter Though?

When I first heard about Yahoo opening up access to its search engine to outside devs, I laughed. I mean really, it must be like opening up the doors to the intensive care ward, right? But after I had a chance to ponder the significance a bit more, I was shocked when I read the…