Improved 802.11 security for WindowsXP…

Windows XP download boosts 802.11 security. Microsoft released Monday (March 31) for download a free patch that adds Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA) to both consumer and business versions of its Windows XP operating system. WPA offers an interim boost in security for 802.11 networks while the 802.11i standards effort continues its work. WPA uses two…

XP could slow your system…

Windows XP SP1 glitch could slow systemsBecause of changes made in SP1 to Windows XP’s memory management system, programs that affect large blocks of memory may take up to ten times longer to load on a system running SP1 than on one without, Microsoft said. The company detailed the problem on its support Web site…

Product Review: Logitech Mouseman Dual Optical…

My sister and I are both using the Logitech MouseMan Dual Optical mouse and I must say, what a mouse. The MouseMan Dual features the “standard” 3button/wheel mouse configuration as well as toting an additional programmable side button and an innovative ergonomic design. The general shape of the mouse is slightly curved with a higher arc…

In case of emergency call…

911 Calls by Cellphone Swamp California Patrol. Cellular 911 calls, nearly all of which are answered by the highway patrol as a result of a law passed almost two decades ago, are overwhelming the agency’s call centers. By Jonathan D. Glater. [New York Times: Technology]

Brad Sucks dude!…

“Very Beck-esque”. Brad Sucks (“a one man band with no fans”):  Fixing My Brain (.mp3)  [via scottandrew.com] [jenett.radio] Hey! I’d buy that! Pretty good song.

The spoils of war…

Oil shortage rocks markets. Oil prices climb 4% as the Iraqi conflict removes supply from the market while stock markets remain weak. [BBC News | Front Page | UK Edition] Intersting thought: In a post war Iraq a leader will be in place who could be sell the 25% of the worlds oil contained beneath…

The Bush Agenda…

Saw this over on Kuro5hin this morning. You definetely need to check it out. It brings to light some interesting thoughts on the current Bush plan and a possible plan for world democratization. The War Behind Closed Doors. PBS (the Public Broadcasting Service) is running an informative Frontline program “The War Behind Closed Doors”, which…

Missing: Laci Peterson

Driver says that she saw something in back of Scott Peterson’s truckA woman says she stopped beside Scott Peterson at a red light on Dec. 24 and alerted him that something might be coming loose from his truck bed. “He looked out his side window, and he gave me a look that was the most…