Thursday, January 22, 2009
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If you see dead people you’re not alone or that strange after all. According to new research excessive caffeine can cause hallucinations according to the BBC. In this study they found that people who drank more than seven cups of instant coffee were 3 times more likely to hallucinate.
This is good news for all you energy drink addicts who far surpass the caffeine levels of 7 measly cups of instant coffee because now when you hear those voices, talk to people who aren’t really there, and see dead people, you know its just the caffeine. Well, at least most of you.
Saturday, January 17, 2009
Early Friday, the Finnish firm revised its estimate of the number of computers that had fallen victim to the worm, and explained how it came to the figure. "The number of Downadup infections is skyrocketing, "Toni Koivunen, an F-Secure researcher, said in an entry to the company's Security Lab blog. "From an estimated 2.4 million infected machines to over 8.9 million during the last four days. That's just amazing."
Microsoft has recommended that Windows users install the emergency update, then run the January edition of the MSRT to scrub the worm from compromised computers.
Friday, January 16, 2009
Read:The top 5 Linux myths: Why you shouldn’t fear the penguin.
Wednesday, January 14, 2009
I finally got Ubuntu Linux working on my second desktop again. I tried to upgrade from 7.04 to 8.10 and had nothing but problems so I inserted my 7.04 CD and then upgraded to 8.04 and everything is working great now, even synergy. Installing Ubuntu is quick and easy and the minimum system requirements are easy to meet with most computers manufactured in the last 10 years or so.
Thursday, January 08, 2009
Unveiled by an intense Ballmer during his keynote address on the eve of CES 2009, Windows 7 will offer better performance on underpowered machines such as netbooks, support for multitouch interfaces, and simplified home networking.
Ballmer said that this would be the "best version of Windows ever" and pointed out features that implicitly acknowledged the problems with Windows Vista.
"We are putting in all the right ingredients simplicity, reliability and speed and working hard to get it right and to get it ready," said Ballmer.
Read more at Wired