Monthly Archives: October 2007

Skype at 640 by 480 pixels

… Video chats using Skype, eBay’s popular Internet telephone service, are about to become sharper and more lifelike, at least for those who have high-end new computers and webcams. Logitech International has released driver software for three webcams that allows … Continue reading

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This weeks links: 2007-10-30

US a ‘negative role model’ for global torture Quoting UN rapporteur on torture, Manfred Nowak – … “Certain human rights such as the prohibition on torture are absolute,” he said. “It doesn’t matter how dangerous a person is, governments have … Continue reading

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Halloween (2007)

Halloween approaches and we need some new toys! Oddio Overplay have their excellent Calling All Fiends; Halloween is meant to be scary, right? Year after year we dust off the old novelty records. While those oldies are fun, they not … Continue reading

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SECURECon 2007

Securing Open Environments November 7-9 2007 SECURECon aims to provide an annual forum for presentations and workshops on emerging issues and technologies in IT Security. Aimed at IT professionals across all industries SECURECon provides an opportunity for IT Professionals … Continue reading

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Tour de France 2008 – Race Preview

Tour de France 2008 Missing your sleep deprivations? Start your clocks, the details for the 2008 TDF are available from the site. Running from Saturday July 5th to Sunday July 27th 2008, the 95th Tour de France will be … Continue reading

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More Australian university rankings (2007-Oct)

Ross Williams from Melbourne University’s Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research has ranking the international standing of Australia’s 37 public universities using a scoped methodology; Overall in research, ANU is ranked first followed by Melbourne, Sydney and Queensland in … Continue reading

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Geocaching in Second Life

The worlds first cache that crosses over to a virtual world??? That’s correct folks there is a geocache in Second Life Virtual Geocache (GA0483) on Geocaching Australia. [1] So how about ‘in world’ geocaching? Second Life residents can travel to … Continue reading

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Angelina Jolie is popular in Trojan land

Wanna see very sexual Angelina Jolie in short leather skirt and white silk blouse. Where have we seen this sort of thing before? That’s right, I remember. Off to for a check; Antivirus Version Last Update Result AhnLab-V3 2007.10.23.0 … Continue reading

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Patch for Adobe Acrobat, Windows XP, IE 7 users.

Earlier this month I posted about the Unpatched Acrobat PDF Backdoor and suggested a fix by disabling the mailto: option. We now have an official patch release from Adobe; with an upgrade to Adobe Reader 8.1.1. Update available for vulnerability … Continue reading

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This weeks links: 2007-10-22

10 Necessary Mac Apps for the College Student Going through the first few weeks of college, I’ve found a few apps that have made my university life so much easier. Some of these apps will be things you have heard … Continue reading

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