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This post on slashdot just cracked me up. The quote is from a discussion about a multiplication bug in Microsoft Office 2007. A:Perhaps this is how multiplication is done in OOXML. They do leap years in dates wrong, too. B: Oh my, it is clearly spelled on page 890 of the draft:to retain backward compatibility […]

Adobe is going to release a new version of its Flash Player (Version 9 Update 3 Beta 2). The new version is a quantum leap with added support for the video┬ácodec┬áH.264 (MPeg-4), and the mobile video standard 3GP. Aslo added to the package is High Efficiency AAC and hardware accelerated “multi-core” fullscreen playback. Adobe claims […]

So here comes the latest incarnation of Apples all-in-one computer. Even slimmer, all brushed alluminium and nice specs. $1,199 20-inch, 1680 x 1050 LCD 2.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo 1GB RAM 250GB SATA 8x SuperDrive ATI Radeon HD 2400 XT   $1,499 20-inch, 1680 x 1050 LCD 2.4 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo 1GB […]

German security researcher Lukas Grunwald claims to have successfully hacked the RFID chip in the new e-passports used by the United States. The former consultant on e-passports for the German parliament says he was able to crash two passport readers from different vendors by first cloning the embeded RFID chip (which is scary enough) and […]

Pownce with me!


Jep, we are back after a creative week of non-blogging. My appologies for not letting you know what was going on and thanks to everyone whoe still came by. I was busy building a small website for Matthias Willi’s project After the Show. Matthias is a photographer working mostly for agencies. This project is a […]

As most of the readers of this blog probably know Apple has released a new beta version of it’s browser Safari. The public beta is not only available for OS X but for Windows as well. Safari is only the second software release from Apple that has been ported to Windows (with iTunes as the […]