Category Archives: Mov Ax, Bx

Is Internet harming the environment?

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Donkey Kong is back

The E3 is the world’s largest games expo held annually at LA, where all new tittles and consoles are shown to the fans and public at large. This year Nintendo apart from showing the upcoming 3DS, and Goldeneye 007 also announced the return of Donkey Kong after a long absence since DKC for the N64. …

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Apple iPhone 4

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Intel launches hexa-core processor

Most apps are not even multi-threaded to take advantage of dual core, let alone tri-core AMD Phenom X3s, or quad-core Core 2s and Core i7s from Intel. Now Intel launches the world’s first hexa-core (6) processor: core i7-980X with HT simulating 12 cores, 3.33 GHz frequency, a whopping 12MB L3 cache, 1066FSB, and SSE 4.1/2 …

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Kenya finally on fiber optics

Years of waiting and it’s finally here, although fiber optics is prevalent in organizations, and towns in Kenya are connected via fiber, it wasn’t the country’s backbone connection infrastructure. The main bottle neck was the outside gateway that was a terrestrial link through a massive radio antennae at Longonot base station inside Rift Valley. Most …

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Vista SP2

It does not improve performance drastically the way SP1 did, mostly contains security fixes, adds Blu-ray native support, Bluetooth v2.1, and better power management. You need to have SP1 installed before installing SP2. You can download it here (x86).

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Process Explorer

Microsoft’s Process Explorer is an advanced Task Manager released for free after it acquired developer Sysinternals whose utilities I have used and written about in Spider. Just yesterday, my other office system got infected with the latest and most lethal worm out there, and thinking I am The Guru thought would fix it in no time. However, I …

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Cuil and Xobni

Cuil, a new search engine that wants to compete with Google to include results that Google omits. The interface and the way results are displayed is beautiful, however, the searches are poor. Xobni (inbox spelt reverse) is a new plug-in for Outlook that makes your experience faster and more efficient. It turns your mail-client to a social …

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Vista SP1

I had been waiting for this release with enthusiasm hoping it would drastically improve the performance of my system, however, it is a disappointment. The 424MB download the largest service pack for a MS OS takes about 1.5 hours to install in passive mode. Whereby, the OS shuts down (not the system) installs over writing …

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Windows XP SP3

I was originally going to post why Vista sucks which has made my Core 2 look like a P II, and was therefore going to install XP SP2. But then considering that Vista Home Premium OEM costs around $200 (or more) and that you’ve paid for it in the purchase price you are better off …

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