Windows XP Sales End Soon

 After June 30th you will not be able to buy Windows XP unless you are buying at least 25 licenses. Also support for Windows XP will end on April 14th, 2009 meaning you won’t be able to get any more updates.

Source:Engadget

vLite

vLite is a Vista compatible version of nLite that will allow you to make more choices while installing Vista. It will also allow for unattended installs. Check it out at vLite.net.

Ender’s Game Now A Reality

A video game based on the Battle Room in Ender’s game is on the way. As a fan of the Ender’s Game series I can really looking forward to this and I hope they don’t mess it up.

Source:Gaming Today

Hyperfast Star Proven To Be Alien

A young star is speeding away from the Milky Way so fast that astronomers have been puzzled by where it came from; based on its young age it has traveled too far to have come from our galaxy.

read more | digg story

Think Pirating is free?

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Vista SP1 due on February 15th?

Looks like Vista SP1 will be released on February 15. I have tried out the release candidate and Vista seemed to work a little faster so hopefully there will be even more improvements in the final.

Source:Engadget

RIAA Website Wiped Clean by “Hackers”

Apparently the RIAA is so busy suing consumers that they forgot to hire a decent programmer. With a simple SQL injection, all their propaganda has been successfully wiped from the site.

read more | digg story

Can Linux finally unite Korea?

“Under the banner of “Hana Linux” – literally “One” Linux – the two countries have agreed to work on a groundbreaking IT development project that might shatter the final Cold War boundary. South Korea is one of Linux’s biggest converts. Since discovering the free operating system in 2003, officials have unveiled plans to switch all government-run”

read more | digg story

Time Warner testing usage based pricing

Time Warner is planning to test charging customers based on the amount of bandwidth they use later this year. They claim a small amount of people account for 50% of all bandwidth usage. No details on what the bandwidth tiers will be but I’m sure I would be in the upper tiers.

Source:Wired

Minimal Perfection #21: Watermilking

Check out the new episode of Minimal Perfection: Minimal Perfection #21: Watermilking.