—Rounder— from WinMatrix.com has released Vistalicious - A logon screen with a mix of Mac Aqua and Vista Aero.

Download: http://www.winmatrix.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=8529

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From early Bruce Springsteen and Patsy Cline to rare Rolling Stones tunes, the jukebox — more than the darts or the dark wood benches — sets a rollicking mood that pulls people through the door.

This spring, the tavern took a leap into the digital age with a new Internet-fueled jukebox that can access hundreds of thousands of songs… Read More

From CNN.com

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Technology development in China has been gaining significant momentum in the last five years, and China is up to a level now that it can develop its own standards. One of those standards, is a technology called WAPI, which is used for encrypting data over wireless networks. The Chinese government has been trying to push for the new standard to be adopted by the ISO consortium but has been receiving very little in terms of success.

The Chinese government now claims that the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, or IEEE, engaged in a conspiracy to thwart the acceptance of WAPI.

The IEEE developed the 802.11i standard, which is also used for encryption of data over wireless networks. Xinhua, a state-run news organization in China has reported that the IEEE violated global ISO standards in an effort to have 802.11i accepted over WAPI. Last week, the ISO group rejected China’s WAPI in favor of IEEE’s 802.11i standard… Read More

From DailyTech.com

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Microsoft today unveiled a new Wireless Laser Desktop for both PowerPC- and Intel-based Macs. The new Desktop features Microsoft’s first keyboard designed specifically for the Mac.

The key layout is consistent with Mac-only keyboards, and is compatible with the new Intel-based Mac machines as well as PowerPC models, and will have Hot Keys that map to Mac programs such as iTunes and iPhoto. The Microsoft Wireless Laser Desktop for Mac will be available this summer for an estimated retail price of US$99.95.

From MacMinute.com

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IntellaSys Corporation today announced through its OnSpec operating entity the availability of application software that enables the fast and easy data backup of both Apple Power PC and Intel Mac systems. OEMs that incorporate OnSpec interface controller chip solutions into their products have the option to furnish Regen software as a value added feature.

The proprietary Regen software complies with Apple’s Universal Logo criteria as it software synchronizes new data to be backed up to USB-based storage drives. The Apple-compatible Regen software supports Mac OS X 10.3 or later and runs at optimum speed on Intel- or PowerPC-based Macs.

From MacMinute.com

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