12th April 2008 Archive
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Radio Reg Bring your hookah to the open source cloud
Microsoft is buying Yahoo! to . . . oh, that's right no one from Redmond has really explained that one yet. Most of the pundits think Redmond has an ad play in mind. Well, the Open Season crew sees it differently. In Episode 15, Matt Asay, Dave Rosenberg and I dig into the real motives behind Microsoft's lust for Yahoo!, …
Open Season 12 Apr 2008, 00:23
'You only had to ask'
Google is to give Brazilian police access to 3,261 private photo albums on social networking website Orkut, which may contain child pornography. The move is part of a strategy announced by the head of the company in Brazil, Alexandre Hohagen, to a Senate Committee set up to investigate cases of paedophilia in the country. …
Crime 12 Apr 2008, 06:02
Congratulations to the seven Register Hardware readers who entered our Epson Stylus D120 competition, answered the three questions correctly and were picked out of the Editor's hat. So, well done, Dave Henry, Dave Fraser, Paul McCue, Robin Layfield, Sahil Akhlaq, Robert Turton and Debbie Carpenter. All of them won Epson Stylus …
Reg Hardware 12 Apr 2008, 07:02
DTS-HD Master Audio, to be specific
If you like watching Blu-ray Discs on your PlayStation 3, then things are about to get better. Sony has announced a firmware update that’ll give film fans the option to use another HD audio format. Firmware version 2.30 will be released on 15 April and will enable the console to support DTS-HD Master Audio. This enables the HD …
Reg Hardware 12 Apr 2008, 08:02