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PS3 firmware update time

Friday, June 29th, 2007
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Sony has released updated firmware for the PS3 games console.
Firmware version 1.82 adds the following features :

Support for playback of AVC High Profile (H.264/MPEG-4) format video has been added. * * High image quality encoding method used by Blu-ray Discs and other media
Playability status with the PS3™ system has changed for some PlayStation® and PlayStation®2 format [...]

I’ve had enough of Safari for Windows

Tuesday, June 26th, 2007

Begone buggy Safari .  I won't miss you.

OK, I gave Safari 3 for Windows beta a good chance, but after two updates in less than a week I’m declaring it a leaky bucket and it’s banished from the PC Doc HQ for the foreseeable future.  It’s only installed on a few systems so getting rid of [...]

New graphics drivers from ATI

Tuesday, June 26th, 2007
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It seems that the ATI is releasing updated graphics drivers for Windows Vista every month in an effort to come up with robust, stable and efficient drivers for the new platform. 
The latest Catalyst 7.6 display drivers are available from ATI here .
It's good news for Half-Life 2 users:

Half-Life 2: Episode 1 and Dark Messiah Might [...]

Microsoftie suffers Vista upgrade hell

Monday, June 25th, 2007
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Who says that Microsoft employees are exempt from Vista troubles !

My first issue with Vista was getting the damn thing out of the box. The box is a weirdly shaped plastic thing, and almost impossible to open the first time you see one. After some cursing I discovered a red tag, so I pulled that: no [...]

Internet Explorer 8 Beta to begin later this year

Monday, June 25th, 2007

I wonder what the new IE8 beta will bring ?

According to Microsoft, the Internet Explorer 8 Beta is set to begin when Vista SP1 ships later this year. There is no information on when the exact date would be. However, since mainstream support for XP doesn't end until April 2009 Microsoft will support IE 8 to [...]

Apple patches more Safari 3 holes

Saturday, June 23rd, 2007

If you have installed Safari 3 for Windows (or Mac) then it's time for another update.  Safari 3.0.2 beta plugs up a number of vulnerabilities discovered in the browser.

SafariCVE-ID:  CVE-2007-2398Available for:  Windows XP or VistaImpact:  A maliciously crafted website may control the contents ofthe address barDescription:  In Safari Beta 3.0.1 for Windows, a timing issue [...]

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