19th > January > 2008 Archive


Yahoo! backs! OpenID!

Yahoo! has pledged to support OpenID from the end of the month, giving a massive boost for the online identity framework that aims to cut password headaches.

Perl.com sends visitors to porn link farm

Visitors to Perl.com, the O'Reilly Media-owned resource, were redirected yesterday (Thursday) to a link farm pushing porn sites.

Revo pitches wireless internet wireless

Internet radio is an unlimited source of stations for music and banter, but if you can’t be bothered to turn your laptop on to enjoy them, then it’s not much use. Thankfuly, manufacturer Revo has created a Wi-Fi alarm clock that’ll help lull you off to sleep and wake you up with music from anywhere around the world.

Apple MacBook Air wins Greenpeace's approval

Apple has finally scored a few positive points from Greenpeace. The environmental organisation has given the MacBook Air a thumbs up for its eco-friendly qualities.

Electrical contact lenses created for in-eye displays

While many of the gadgets that Register Hardware writes about have us shouting 'cool!' and 'I want one of those', there are a few that make us scream 'Cyborg!' However, news of a contact lens that acts like a heads-up display inside the wear’s eye made us feel a little uneasy.

Controlling XP's pagefile.sys on Eee PC

I just upgraded my Eee PC's memory to 2GB but half the machine's 4GB SSD is now eaten up by Windows XP SP2's pagefile.sys system file. It's 2GB in size, even though I've set XP to put the file on my 4GB SDHC card.