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This page contains all the news items for the month of June 2006.

 

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DVDReMake 3.5.3 Released

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Must have been important updates cause they just released 3.5.1 two weeks ago ... Read more ...
Jun
30
2006



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Third and Last IE7 Beta Released

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Are they ever going to finish ... Read more ...
Jun
30
2006



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Microsoft Sued Over WGA

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Microsoft is being sued by an America PC owner who's saying Windows Genuine Advantage (WGA) violates laws against spyware ... Read more ...
Jun
30
2006



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MTV Sells Video on iTunes

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Download and watch your favorite TV shows with iTunes ... Read more ...
Jun
30
2006



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BitComet Update

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BitComet has released a new version due to a bug found in previous version ... Read more ...
Jun
30
2006



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PSP Firmware Exploit

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Once implemented and fine tuned for "normal user" use, this will bring 2.50 and 2.60 Firmware up to the same homebrew capability that 1.50 PSP owners enjoy with FULL kernel mode access ... Read more ...
Jun
29
2006



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High Definition DVD players: Toshiba VS Samsung

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A quick review by dvdtown on the Samsung Blu-ray BD-P1000 player and the Toshiba HD-A1 player ... Read more ...
Jun
29
2006



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Microsoft Office 2007 Preview

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The preview is intended to give users a chance to try out the new version of Office without installing the beta on a computer ... Read more ...
Jun
29
2006



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BitTorrent Now Streams Video

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BitTorrent is developing a video download website to distribute movies online ... Read more ...
Jun
29
2006






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iTunes Offers Lossless CD Quality

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iTunes software now offers the option to encode in to 100% original quality ... Read more ...
Jun
28
2006



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XM Radio = Piracy

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Recording companies have sued the makers of XM radio ... Read more ...
Jun
28
2006



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Symantec Takes on the Battle of Phishing

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Phishing is the term for scams that gather personal information from fake websites ... Read more ...
Jun
27
2006



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Buy DVD's or Pay-Per-Download

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What will be your choice ... Read more ...
Jun
27
2006



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Apple Trying to Persuade Best Buy in a Partnership

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Macs at BestBuy? Haven't they already tried that once? ... Read more ...
Jun
27
2006



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Remove Windows Genuine Advantage

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Do you want Microsoft snooping around your computer, if not download this tool that will remove WGA from your computer ... Read more ...
Jun
26
2006



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How Piracy Works

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Ever wonder how people get ahold of the new movies before the actual public does ... Read more ...
Jun
25
2006



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PS3 is All you Will Need

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According to Sony that it is a "all-in-one" device ... Read more ...
Jun
24
2006



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BitTorrent Update

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BitTorrent has released a new version ... Read more ...
Jun
24
2006



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What Program do you use for Your Email?

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Yahoo Mail?, Google Mail?, Windows Live? Find out which one ranked the highest in this review ... Read more ...
Jun
24
2006



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Taiyo Yuden 8X DVD-R DL

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Taiyo Yuden announces the release of their new single-sided dual-layer DVD-R (DVD-R DL) disc's ... Read more ...
Jun
23
2006



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Toshiba Announces HD Recorder Release Date

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Toshiba said on Thursday it would launch the next-generation, high-definition optical disk recorder based on the HD DVD format on July 14 in Japan ... Read more ...
Jun
23
2006



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Benchmark your System and More

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Fraps is designed as a generic tool for DirectX and OpenGL games ... Read more ...
Jun
23
2006



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Windows Live Messenger Released

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Live Messenger prominently features "me too" features such as free PC-to-PC VoIP, improved file sharing capabilities, and offline messaging support and more ... Read more ...
Jun
22
2006



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14 Year Old Girl Sues MySpace

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A Texas 14-year-old and her mother have sued MySpace for US$30 million after she was raped ... Read more ...
Jun
22
2006



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Apple + Movie Downloads

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Apple is talking with the movie industry about selling movies downloads ... Read more ...
Jun
21
2006



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Blu-Ray Debut

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However, the movies will be released first, then the blu-ray players. Does that make sense? ... Read more ...
Jun
19
2006



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HD-DVD Price Cut

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Does it really matter though, considering you have to spend at least $500 on a new DVD player ... Read more ...
Jun
19
2006



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ConvertXtoDVD Updates to Version 2.0.13

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ConvertXtoDVD is better known as "DivxToDVD" ... Read more ...
Jun
19
2006



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Direct X 10

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Direct X 10 will not be compatible with XP, only Windows Vista ... Read more ...
Jun
16
2006



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DivX 6 Codec Update

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The DivX 6.2.5 Codec is out with many performance quality enhancements ... Read more ...
Jun
16
2006



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Nintendo's DS Lite

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Apparently the DS Lite by Nintendo is pretty good, seeing how it sold over 136,000 units in its first two days ... Read more ...
Jun
16
2006



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Run Windows or Mac OS on your Mac

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You have your pick of which OS you want to run on your MAC with Boot Camp software ... Read more ...
Jun
16
2006






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RIAA Claims File Swapping Has Stopped

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Well, not really stopped, more like contained ... Read more ...
Jun
15
2006



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BS.Player 2.0 Just Released

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The best multi-media player out it claims ... Read more ...
Jun
15
2006



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Samsung Wins the Blu-Ray Debut

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Samsung will beat Sony and Pioneer in the race to be the first company to sell a Blu-Ray player ... Read more ...
Jun
14
2006



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Out With the Old, In With the New

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High Definition DVD's suppose to take the spotlight from standard DVD's, or will they? ... Read more ...
Jun
14
2006



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Microsoft VS Linux

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Microsoft is battling Linux in the super computer arena ... Read more ...
Jun
14
2006



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Not Head of the RIAA Anymore

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Hilary Rosen, the former head of the RIAA speaks out about the absurd law suits that are coming abroad now ... Read more ...
Jun
12
2006



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Pirates are Winning

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Entertainment industry is losing the fight against piracy ... Read more ...
Jun
11
2006



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nVIDIA Speeds Up High Definition Video on Computers

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nVIDIA has announced PureVideo HD technology ... Read more ...
Jun
11
2006



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Windows Vista Beta 2 - Review

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Found out the pros and cons to the new operating system ... Read more ...
Jun
11
2006



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Microsoft to Fix Security Problem in Windows

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They have released 12 patches for security flaws ... Read more ...
Jun
11
2006



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RIAA Can Sue You If You Install KaZaA

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RIAA can sue you for merely having shared folders on your computer ... Read more ...
Jun
10
2006






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Windows Genuine Advantage

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They are watching you ... Read more ...
Jun
10
2006



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Verbatim First to Sell HD DVD-R Recordable Media

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Verbatim Corporation announced today that retailers in Japan will receive shipments of the industry’s first 15GB HD DVD-R media early in July ... Read more ...
Jun
9
2006






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Pioneer to Delay Blu-Ray DVD Players

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They are blaming it on a "delay in the development process" ... Read more ...
Jun
9
2006



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Windows Vista Beta 2

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Microsoft released it for download by the public ... Read more ...
Jun
9
2006



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Mozilla Firefox Update

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Version 1.5.0.4 of Firefox was released ... Read more ...
Jun
8
2006



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Buy a PS3 and Get a PS2 FREE

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What a deal! ... Read more ...
Jun
7
2006



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Copying DVD's & TV Shows Legally

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Wal-Mart and other franchise stores are trying to make a deal with Hollywood about coping movies and TV shows onto DVDs and devices in the store ... Read more ...
Jun
7
2006



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The New U2 iPod

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The new U2 iPod holds up to 5,000 songs and features a gorgeous black enclosure with a red Click Wheel and custom engraving of U2 band member signatures ... Read more ...
Jun
7
2006



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PC's are a Key Factor in the HD War

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PCs are emerging as a battleground in the budding war between Blu-ray and HD-DVD ... Read more ...
Jun
7
2006



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Pioneer Stops Making DVD Recorders

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They have since switched their priorities to the Blu-Ray format ... Read more ...
Jun
6
2006



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VirtualDub 1.6.15 Released

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VirtualDub 1.6.15 is out with a series of bug fixes, specially for people running newly released Beta 2 of Windows Vista ... Read more ...
Jun
6
2006



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Pirate Bay Retaliates Unofficially

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The Swedish police have a suspicion hackers took down their website after they unlawfully shutdown "The Pirate Bay" p2p website ... Read more ...
Jun
4
2006



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Internet Explorer 7 Beta 3

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Some feel that the browser is still playing catch-up to competitors such as Firefox ... Read more ...
Jun
4
2006



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CyberLink PowerDVD 7 Update

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The best DVD experience worldwide just got better ... Read more ...
Jun
4
2006









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You Just Thought Pirate Bay Was Gone

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Pirate Bay announced they would be up and running again within a week. ... Read more ...
Jun
2
2006



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PSP Firmware Update - Version 2.71

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New download allows game demos to be downloaded directly to memory stick, addresses LocationFree Player issue ... Read more ...
Jun
2
2006



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Google Picasa2

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Picasa is software that helps you instantly find, edit and share all the pictures on your PC ... Read more ...
Jun
2
2006



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Pirate Bay is No More

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Swedish police detained three people in raids and closed Pirate Bay on Wednesday ... Read more ...
Jun
1
2006