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 […]

Windows 7 Released to Manufacturing (RTM), General Availability 22nd Oct

After many weeks of speculation, Microsoft finally confirms that Windows 7 has finally achieved RTM (released to manufacturing) status and they will no longer be changing the OS (producing updated builds, in technospeek) from now until October 22nd when it will be officially available in stores around the world. This means the code is finally […]

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 […]

Microsoft’s Project Natal and the 10-year cycle of Xbox 360

If you paid any attention to the gigantic Electronic Entertainment Expo 2009 (E3 2009) this year, you may have already been privy to the fact that there were a lot of really awesome things being showed off there, despite the economic downturn. Gaming has been pretty resistant to the fallout from Wall Street and it […]

Windows 7 multi touch

Wow, is this the future version of Windows… so called Windows 7? To me, it looks really revolutionary much like how Apple iPhone revolutionized how a mobile phone should look and work. Now, many mobile phone makers are producing iPhone competitors, especially HTC and LG models. Earlier last week, at the D6 conference Ballmer demonstrated […]

Bill Gates terrorizes Kuala Lumpur tech conference

What an interesting title to catch your attention! It caught mine at least… but it turned out to be a spectacular 4.6m holographic projection of Bill Gates, chairman of software powerhouse Microsoft Corporation. Instead of using the word “impresses” the crowd, the engadget article opted to use a stronger word “terrorizes” the crowd… That surely […]