Hidden boot screen in Windows Vista

You are expecting a beautiful, polished and 3D animated boot screen in Windows Vista, but what you get is a dull screen like the following. Don’t you think it’s even uglier than what’s in Windows XP? However, fear not. One of the weird things Microsoft do to Windows Vista is they hide the more advanced […]

Customizable keyboard from Fujitsu

When I first saw this keyboard, I fell in love with it immediately although I don’t use a full sized keyboard much as I work on my laptop most of the time. With this cool keyboard, typing on a keyboard that you are not comfortable with will soon become a thing of the past. The […]

The requested operation requires elevation

You might run into this message “The requested operation requires elevation” when you are trying some naughty commands in Windows Vista. Refer to the screen shot below which comes up if you ran the ipconfig /flushdns command. Well, you get this message because you do not have enough privilege or permission to run the command, […]

Weird origins of some famous Tech names

Here is a list of various famous names that you have known but possibly haven’t understood what’s the meaning, or where they came from: Adobe – came from name of the river Adobe Creek that ran behind the house of founder John Warnock. Apple Computers – favorite fruit of founder Steve Jobs. He was three […]