Linkification v19

, posted: 9-Jan-2009 09:39

LinkificationAfter a week off for the holidays, I'm back with a bumper crop of links - it's been a busy couple of weeks for the IT industry with Macworld 09, and CES 09 on.

News / Web Happenings:

Petition against proposed '3 Strikes' Internet Disconnection Law (Section 92)
Pioneer CES roundup -- AVR's, Elite Blu-ray players, and head units galore
Eee Keyboard: An Entire Touchscreen Home Theater PC
Australia, a Country with a Moronic Government, to Block BitTorrent


Windows 7 Beta Boasts Sub-30 Second Boot Time
Windows 7 Beta has officially launched! - For TechNet subscribers, you can download Windows 7 Beta today. On January 10th (New Zealand), the beta will open to all IT professionals.
Windows 7 System Requirements Less Hungry than Vista Was
PC Buyers May Get Windows 7 Free after July

Microsoft Certification Exam discounts (New Zealand only)
Microsoft's own 2D barcode and Microsoft realeases mobile "Tagging" barcode app - Microsoft's take on QR codes. The real difference here is they'll only need to encode a GUID (Globally Unique ID) into each code, then the reader software will contact Microsoft to retrieve the tag details for that GUID. Very simiarl to the approach I suggested to a client recently with their QR Tagging!
Microsoft Research announces Songsmith, make-your-own-song-from-vocals software
The evolution of Windows Media Center


Palm announces webOS platform
Palm Pre's Amazing Wireless Touchstone Charger
Palm Pre: First Look and Details


Sony gets official with VAIO P: world's lightest 8-inch netbook
Sony VAIO P hands-on
Sony Vaio P is a 1.4-pound, Super Widescreen Netbook Dynamo
Sony Vaio P Super Don't-Call-It-a-Netbook Hands On


Apple unveils all-new 17-inch MacBook Pro
MacBook Pro 17-inch first hands-on (update: video added) and 17" MacBook Pro Unibody First Hands On
The Story Behind the 17" MacBook Pro's Amazing Long-Lasting Battery

Apple Stomps On The Labels & Sets Consumers & Their Music Free
Apple frees iTunes Store music of DRM
iTunes Gets DRM Free, New Prices, Purchase Over 3G
iTunes Drops Most Copy Protection, Varies Prices
Drm: Removing DRM from an iTunes Purchase Costs 30 Cents (US)

Apple announces beta
Apple Revamps iLife for '09: $79 for iPhoto Facial Recognition, Improved iMovie and More
Macworld 2009: iPhoto '09 Video Tour
iMovie '09: Video Tour
Does Facial Recognition Change Your Mind About iPhoto?
Sting, Sarah McLachlan Teach You How to Play Instruments in GarageBand '09

Watch the Entire Macworld 2009 Event
Macworld '09: a show of no-shows

Pandora 2.0 Adds Cover Flow and More
Picasa for Mac Beta Released, First Look


Lessons Learned while Building an iPhone Site

FAIL of the week:

Pen trick FAIL

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Phil Gale
Hawkes Bay
New Zealand

My names Phil, and I'm a software / web developer (and designer) based in Hawke's Bay, New Zealand.

I've a keen interest in all things to do with the net', as well as GPS, and most other gadgets.

I am the director of Red Jungle Limited and StaffTracker Limited. I'm involved in a number of technology start-ups.

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