17th April 2010 Archive
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Probable cause showdown averted
The federal government has dropped its controversial bid to read messages in a Yahoo! email account without getting a search warrant. In a two-page document filed Friday, federal prosecutors in Colorado said the documents "would not be helpful to the government's investigation," the specifics of which have never been disclosed …
Security 17 Apr 2010, 00:17
The Chocolate Factory as print server
Google has explained how it intends to print from its browser-obsessed Chrome OS netbooks. Naturally, it will send all your jobs across the net, through its servers, and back down to a PC elsewhere in the room. In fact, Google intends to send all your print jobs through its servers whether they're coming from a Chrome OS …
Media 17 Apr 2010, 00:50
April turn on for business Web editions
Businesses will get their hands on web and desktop Office 2010 in just under two weeks. The company's Office team has released code for Office 2010, SharePoint 2010, Visio 2010, and Project 2010 to manufacturing. Customers on Microsoft's volume licenses - 250 or more PCs - with Software Assurance can download from the Volume …
Software 17 Apr 2010, 03:52
Review Budget box that punches above its weight
If you’re looking for a new telly, but are working to a tight budget, you’ve probably noticed that many of LG’s recent sets seem to offer impressive value for money. LG's 42LH3000: surprisingly few compromises Take this 42LH3000 as an example. It has a list price of around £550, but you can pick it up online for as little …
Hardware 17 Apr 2010, 08:02
Review Interactive morality test
Entertaining, thought-provoking and not to be easily dismissed. These are the reactions that come to mind after working my way through Heavy Rain, the interactive drama/game from developer Quantic Dream, a company previously known mainly for Fahrenheit. They are also French, and when everything goes a bit Jean Luc Godard I kept …
Games 17 Apr 2010, 10:04
- Review Samsung Galaxy Note 8: Proof the pen is mightier?
- Nuke plants to rely on PDP-11 code UNTIL 2050!
- Spin doctors brazenly fiddle with tiny bits in front of the neighbours
- Game Theory Out with a bang: The Last of Us lets PS3 exit with head held high
- Flash flaw potentially makes every webcam or laptop a PEEPHOLE