Archives for February 2007

Launch And Run Windows Applications Directly From Your Mac Desktop!

An update for the Parallels Desktop for Mac has just been released and is a free upgrade for all existing Parallels Desktop for Mac users.

The Parallels beta allowed Windows to run simultaneously on any Intel Mac, but with this update Parallels can bypass …continue reading

Hasta La Vista, Vista

Seems I’m not alone in my feelings about Vista! Australian Gnomie David Flynn writes:

Hi Chris…

Mate, you’re NOT Robinson Crusoe here!

I’m a well-established tech writer (albeit for the ‘msm’ rather than the blogging crowd) with 8 years of editing newspaper tech …continue reading

Vista – Even The Experts Are Giving Up On It

Here at Lockergnome, there are some computer savvy folks who are either holding out on installing Vista OR people like Chris Pirillo who have just plain given up on using it at all. I think what Chris says is unfortunately true. It seems that Vista …continue reading

Sometimes Old Is New Again

Chris has discovered that sometimes, the next version of the OS we prefer (Windows in his case), may not always be better than the version we are using now. Not because it offers less than its predecessor. Rather the younger of the two …continue reading

Speed Kills, But Differential Speed Kills Better

Last week I reviewed “The Probability of God” by Stephen D. Unwin, and mentioned that he isolated six parameters to use to compute a series of better estimates of his probability starting from the usual “I don’t know, and therefore the probability is 0.5.”

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AdventureCon 2007 To Celebrate 30 Years Of Gaming Adventures

Before there was Sam & Max, Broken Sword or even Myst there was Colossal Cave Adventure, Adventureland, Leisure Suit Larry and, most famous of all, Zork.

AdventureCon 2007 in Las Vegas will celebrate thirty years of adventure game fun and entertainment with 10,000 square …continue reading

Most Ridiculous Invention Ever

This has to be the most hair brained product idea I’ve ever seen. The Multimedia Remote Control Wrangler looks a bit like underwear but it is worn on your head and you attach your TV remote and other remotes to it using Velcro. Yes, you …continue reading

Adobe To Take Photoshop online

Martin LaMonica and Mike Ricciuti of CNET report:

Hoping to get a jump on Google and other competitors, Adobe Systems plans to release a hosted version of its popular Photoshop image-editing application within six months, the company’s chief executive said Tuesday.

Can Google be …continue reading

SimCity DS Coming Soon

Electronic Arts announced today that the SimCity franchise is returning with SimCity DS, developed especially for the Nintendo DS platform. In addition to creating and growing their very own pocket sized city while being on-the-go, players will be able to leverage the unique action features …continue reading

T-Mobile Hates Third Party Apps, Too

Last week I wrote about Columbia Professor: Cell Phone Carriers Limiting Innovation and ranted a bit about Verizon’s silly policies on third party apps. Apparently, T-Mobile is playing the same game.

This means T-Mobile feature phone users are prohibited from surfing the Web with …continue reading