There is a new new implementation of a technology from Microsoft that is targeted at replacing Adobe Acrobat. This emerging “standard” is known as the XML Paper Specification (XPS). The specification itself describes the formats and rules for distributing, archiving, rendering, and processing
According to the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Agency, the September 2006 temperatures for the continental United States was 0.7 degrees below the 20th century average of 65.4 degrees… Hmm, I wonder what Al Gore has to say about that!
If you’re like the rest of us, I’m sure that you’ve received your share of Windows errors. I can’t say that I’ve received this specific error, but I certainly feel that I have.
According to StrategyPage, the Chinese have developed a powerful, land based laser that has been fired at American satellites. This firing at American satellites has apparently been going on for three years. In theory, a land based laser of sufficient
Google is now making over 1200 Google Gadgets available for embedding in any web page. Web site developers can now make it even easier for visitors to get driving directions, view photo albums, explore the weather, etc. In a sense, it enables
An article in the BBC News describes how researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have come up with a novel approach for building an engine on a chip… A laptop that will run for 3 hours on battery charge
Pinger is “instant” voice messaging for your mobile phone… You can sign up with this free service to send voice messages directly to someone instantly — no ringing, no greetings, no lengthy prompts. It’s somewhat like sending text messages to a phone but
Sun Microsystems was the darling of the dot-bomb era. Every emerging technology company felt that they had to have a bank of Sun servers offering up web pages. Sun was so successful that it’s stock price was 10 times greater
My son Barry pointed out this recent article about a hydrogen powered BMW… Even though I’m a BMW fan, this roll-out is really just for show. This is BMW trying to demonstrate to the “green” environmentalists that BMW cares about pollution. In
This is humor for the techno-jockey, sent to me courtesy of Greg Miller… Dear Tech Support: Last year I upgraded from Girlfriend 7.0 to Wife 1.0. I soon noticed that the new program began unexpected child processing that took up