Vista Users – Trouble with Firefox

Mozilla rolled out Firefox 2.0.0.8 a few days ago, being a version which was supposed to patch approximately 200 glitches. Although it fixed most of them, it appears that it also caused some others making the application a little buggy. However, Mike Beltzner of Mozilla wrote on the company’s blog that Firefox 2.0.0.9 is currently […]

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Google Translate

Could anybody explain what’s going on with Google Translate ? http://translate.google.com/translate_t?langpair=fr|en Try translating “sarkozy sarkozy sarkozy”, “sarkozy”, “chirac” or “sarkozy is chirac” (without the quotes). Later update: Seems they fixed this after about 48 hours. Here are the screenshots:

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YouTube Piracy – No More!

YouTube on Monday put in place software to block the posting of pirated videos and appease content owners that accuse the popular website of being a willing accomplice to copyright abuses. YouTube Video Identification is billed as an anti-piracy platform custom built with the help of Google, which bought YouTube last year in a 1.65 […]

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New languages

The roman alphabet will lose some of its dominance of the Internet beginning Monday when the organization overseeing website addresses starts testing 11 new languages for domain names. In a long-awaited break from its devotion to the Roman alphabet, ICANN – the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers – announced Thursday that it will […]

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15 Ridiculously Useful Websites

A diverse list of useful websites to make life a little easier. 1. Crossfit A free fitness website that posts a new “Workout of the Day” every day. The workouts focus on total body fitness. The workouts are used by military personnel, athletes, and normal people. The site also contains an index of the exercises […]

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TorrentSpy Traffic Plunges

The MPAA has caused TorrentSpy, once the most popular BitTorrent site, some serious headaches. After a federal judge ordered TorrentSpy to log all user data stored in RAM, they decided to block access to US users, consequently their traffic dropped significantly. TorrentSpy founder Justin told TorrentFreak in a response to the censorship: “Whatever future awaits, […]

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IE7 for Everyone

Microsoft delivered the first update to Internet Explorer 7 in approximately a year since the version of the browser was initially made available for Windows XP SP2 and Windows Server 2003. Along with some minor tweaks to the graphical user interface and a revamped first-run experience and overview, on top of a redesigned online tour […]

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Recover Firefox Sessions

Web-mail users and bloggers know too well the folly of inputting text into a browser window. It’s very easy to close out a session while composing a message, lose everything, and be left scrambling to retype the e-mail or post. Firefox offers a fix. By tweaking the agile browser’s settings, previous sessions are easily restored, […]

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Office Live Workspace

Microsoft Corp. is unveiling a Web component for its desktop-based Office programs that lets computer users store, share and comment on documents, but the software maker did not go so far as to let people create new files from scratch online. Microsoft Office Live Workspace, as the free Web site is called, isn’t quite live. […]

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Consumers Think Their PCs are Safe

When it comes to putting their computers – and their personal and financial information – at risk, consumers simply don’t know how much trouble they’re in. This comes from National Cyber Security Alliance and McAfee. The survey shows a dramatic gap between consumers’ perceptions and the reality, according to Bari Abdul, VP of McAfee Consumer. […]

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