Atma Xplorer

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XP stays awhile longer

Another score for the demanding masses, Microsoft decides to add another few months to XP’s lifeline. Large PC manufacturers were slated to have to stop selling XP after January 31. However, they have successfully lobbied


Ragnarok PH goes F2P.. almost

Ragnarok.PH finally jumps on the free to play bandwagon in an effort to take on several of the current popular MMOs that offer the same “Free for Life” tagline. Will it work to


Wii vs PS3

All you have to do is touch me and you’ll have the time of your lifeThat’s probably the best selling punchline I’ve ever heard.  Well this video represents what the console wars is


What is the Sony Drive

What is the Sony Drive

Something seems up with Sony’s Japanese homepage as rumors began circulating about what this item is. Aside from the non-descriptive name, there’s little information about the item other than the non-helpful flash presentation


LEVEL-UP LIVE 2007: Logged and Loaded

LEVEL-UP LIVE 2007: Logged and Loaded

WHAT: LU! Live 2007 WHEN: November 3-4, 2007 WHERE: World Trade Center List of Events:Level-Up City Cosplay Level-Up Filmfest National Art Competition On the Spot Drawing


Software Review: Week 1

I took about an hour off from editing my paper on Feasibility Studies (*gasp* isn’t the deadline in 2 weeks!??!) to kick off a new segment for my blog. As you can


Western Union payment for Adsense Publishers

Western Union payment for Adsense Publishers

Things are finally looking up for Adsense publishers who don’t own a Paypal account. I logged in to check my earnings for the day and saw


Microsoft ‘Stealth Update’ Proving Problematic

Microsoft ‘Stealth Update’ Proving Problematic

if you’ve read my post about the confirmation of Microsoft’s Stealth Updates for Windows XP and believed Microsoft’s claims, stating that this is a ?normal behavior? for XP and Vista machines then think again. According


Asus EEE available for Preorder

Asus EEE available for Preorder

Asus finally opens up the preorders for this sleek (and cheap) sub-notebook.To cut costs, Asus decided to include the Xandros Linux distribution instead of Windows. It supports WiFi b/g, uses SSD for its


Linux Guide for newbies

It’s been a while since I’ve started guiding a few of my friends and family onto Linux OS and it’s a refreshing experience seeing people using Linux (Ubuntu specifically) actually enjoying it, it’s become


Apple: 3rd party software = no warranty

After rumors of Apple bricking unlocked Iphones with the new firmware, the company just announced that running and third-party application on those $400 gadgets would effectively void warranty. The company also states that


Excel 2007 Bug

Excel 2007 Bug

If you multiply 850 by 77.1, the result should be 65535. However, Office 2007’s computations gives out an answer of 10000. Try it


WordPress 2.3 Features

I upgraded Atma Xplorer to WordPress 2.3 to test things out. I noticed a lot of stuff after the upgrade:An advanced toolbar to the WYSIWYG. If you’re still using WordPress’s Editor, you’ll definitely


Ask Bill Gates

Ever wanted ask one of the world’s most recognized people your burning questions on Office, Windows, Halo and Microsoft in general? Here’s your chance. Bill Gates has agreed to take questions from


Vista vulnerable to old viruses

Vista vulnerable to old viruses

I found some rumors awhile back that there were some laptops with pre-installed with Windows Vista Home Premium comes laden with a virus. A friend email a picture to confirm that. The


Choosing a programming language

Although it’s probably the first thing that would-be programmers should consider, sometimes, choosing which programming language to learn or focus on is a daunting task. As a newbie, you might be looking for the


Microsoft’s Virtual Earth

Microsoft’s Virtual Earth

Microsoft?s Stephen Lawler gives a brief tour of Google Earth’s future competitor, Virtual Earth. A short rendezvous through its hyperreal 3D cityscapes reveals a staggering amount of detail into focus. Even at the


Apple to "brick" unlocked Iphones

Ars Technica seems to have inside information on this possibility and is suggesting that rather than just make the phones re-locked, Apple are planning to “brick” unlocked iPhones as a lesson to hackers with


How much storage is enough?

How much storage is enough?

A 250 GB hard drive is more than enough capacity for any normal PC enthusiast. That’s quite a bit of storage to hold your installed programs, music, pictures, videos etc. If you


Chris Brogan’s 100 Blog topics for YOU

Still getting eaten by a writer’s block and is your blog becoming stale and sour? Fortunately for you, Chris Brogan has posted a list of 100 interesting topics for YOU to blog about.


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