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Windows Vista reviewed

Extreme Tech has turned Windows Vista inside out in a thorough review. According to the reviewer, Vista is more then just a graphical upgrade of Windows XP, Microsoft has rebuilt every important component of the operating system, from the Kernel to the network and audio settings.



March 2, 2006 Author: Frank Beverdam

Distributed computing cracks Enigma code

A distributed computing project has managed to crack a previously uncracked message from World War II. The message was encrypted using a four rotor Enigma machine that was developed in 1942 which was considered by Germany to be completely unbreakable.

February 28, 2006 Author: Frank Beverdam

Microsoft Unveils Windows Vista Product Lineup

Microsoft Corp. announced the product lineup of its upcoming Windows Vista operating system that is scheduled for release later this year.

The Windows Vista product lineup consists of six versions, two for businesses, three for consumers, and one for emerging markets: Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Ultimate and Windows Vista Starter. The number of offerings is the same as the number of offerings currently available for Windows® XP.

February 27, 2006 Author: Frank Beverdam

Winners of the osCommerce competition!

Thanks to PACKT Publishing we had 5 copies to give away of osCommerce: Professional Edition.

The correct answer to the question was: Cache is implemented as a directory of web pages, which are held separately from the rest of the pages.

February 24, 2006 Author: Frank Beverdam