Saturday, May 29, 2010

Hollywood says NO to Steve Jobs

 The Apple vs Adobe fight drags on with several large media companies going Adobe’s way by not relenting to Apple’s directives on changing their Flash based media content to the ones supported by Apple’s iPhone and iPad.

According to a report by New York Times, “several large media companies, including Time Warner and NBC Universal, told Apple they won’t retool their extensive video libraries to accommodate the iPad, arguing that such a reformatting would be expensive and not worth it because Flash dominates the Web.

Sunday, May 16, 2010

IObit Advanced SystemCare PRO Free Giveaway

IObit is giving away their popular system maintenance software Advanced System Care PRO free as a part of limited time giveaway to commemorate their 5th anniversary of Advanced System Care.

Friday, May 14, 2010

The Chinese find use for cigarette butts

HONG KONG, May 13 (Reuters) - Chemical extracts from cigarette butts -- so toxic they kill fish -- can be used to protect steel pipes from rusting, a study in China has found.

In a paper published in the American Chemical Society's bi-weekly journal Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, the scientists in China said they identified nine chemicals after immersing cigarette butts in water.