Microsoft Windows 7 XP Mode now RTM and available for download

Exciting news if you have been looking forward to XP Mode for Windows 7. Microsoft has just released the final approved copy of Windows Virtual PC and XP Mode Add-on for Windows 7, bringing this useful ability to the same RTM status as Windows 7’s core operating system. XP Mode is Windows 7’s new way […]

Use Privoxy as an Internet Filter and Ad-Blocker

I have recently made the shift to Google Chrome and missed the Ad-Block extension dearly. Chrome currently does not support a streamlined interface for providing plugin support unlike Mozilla Firefox, so I am left wanting for a way to bust the ads that keep appearing in my page. My attempts at looking for a way […]

Malaysia’s Internet Filtering and Censoring

Guess what, Malaysia made it on to the front page of Slashdot! The story however, is a bit less pleasant. Recently the Malaysian Government have announced they are planning to implement and enforce a set of Internet filtering schemes that many are saying is similar to China’s failed Green Dam Internet filtering initiative. Are we […]

Integrate Google into Microsoft Office suite

If you are a frequent user of Microsoft’s Office suite of programs, you might find the lack of useful resources from Microsoft’s Clipart particularly annoying especially when you are just looking for a nice little graphics to enhance the document or presentation you are working on. Frequently, I myself am drawn to Google’s Image Search […]

FBackup manages Application Backups effortlessly

I would like to share with readers here a really useful tool called FBackup, which does a tremendously helpful job of helping you back up your applications settings such that formatting your PC will hopefully be a painless process from now on. At first glance, FBackup looks like a rudimentary piece of backup software. You […]

Windows 95 runs on iPhone

Can you believe this? Windows 95 can actually run on iPhone! With the help of Bochs emulator and an original Windows 95 image, a group of developers have managed to install and run Microsoft Windows 95 on Apple’s iPhone. Unfortunately, the performance was terrible… not surprisingly. The team is eager to try the hack on […]

Google announces new Google Chrome OS

In an exciting but anticipated announcement, Google has recently unveiled their intention to create a new operating system based on the Google Chrome web browser which seeks to rethink the way an OS is supposed to work. Chrome Web Browser Chrome was a successful web browser that is written from scratch to have a focus […]