HOWTO Change Windows XP Home to Windows XP Pro – Gizmodo

HOWTO Change Windows XP Home to Windows XP Pro – Gizmodo: “It sounds pretty simple to do (just some registry changes), but you can’t install Service Pack 2, so you might try to slipstream in the changes to your modified install disc (if that’s even possible).”

Intel And Microsoft Say They’ll Back Nishida’s Toshiba –

Intel And Microsoft Say They’ll Back Nishida’s Toshiba – “After sitting on the fence for months in the battle between the warring formats, the software colossuses have signed up to the HD DVD Promotion Group–meaning that PCs running Microsoft’s upcoming Windows Vista operating system or Intel’s Viiv entertainment technology will support HD DVD drives.”

Cooperative Linux

Cooperative Linux: “Cooperative Linux is the first working free and open source method for optimally running Linux on Microsoft Windows natively. More generally, Cooperative Linux (short-named coLinux) is a port of the Linux kernel that allows it to run cooperatively alongside another operating system on a single machine. For instance, it allows one to freely run Linux on Windows 2000/XP, without using a commercial PC virtualization software such as VMware, in a way which is much more optimal than using any general purpose PC virtualization software.”

Mobile phones allowed in European skies | The Register

Mobile phones allowed in European skies | The Register: “British Midland and TAP Air Portugal will permit passengers to use their mobile phones in the air next year, the two European airlines said this week.

Both companies will use base-station technology developed by OnAir, the Airbus-backed rival to Boeing’s Connexion. OnAir uses pico-cell base-stations from Siemens, coupled with software from TriaGnoSys. The kit will be installed in 2006 with a view to commencing a trial service late in the year.” “Sometimes upgrading to a newer version can be a good thing. Other times, your computer may not be compatible with the new version, the new version is bloated, or all the good options are no longer available. has been supplying the online community with old versions of various programs since 2001. The service is utilized by thousands of users every day and has been featured in newspapers and magazines as well as on radio and television.”

Top 10 products –

Top 10 products – “Gadgets of every description have flowed through the doors of CNET for 10 years. Picking a list of the 10 best is an exercise in healthy but vocal arguments. Everyone has a different idea of what is meant by best. You can make great arguments for the Diamond Multimedia Rio 300, Mac OS X, the Sony PSP, and many more gadgets that aren’t on our list.”

SLAX webconfig page

SLAX webconfig page: “Everything you modify, create or download during a Live-CD session is kept in memory until the computer is rebooted; then it’s all lost. More precisely, it WAS lost until SLAX came out and the new era of portability began… Don’t carry your settings along with you anymore, just remember a secret pass phrase!”

we make money not art: Light transmitting concrete

we make money not art: Light transmitting concrete: “A wall made of LitraCon has the strength of traditional concrete but thanks to an embedded array of optical glass fibers, view of the outside world, such as the silhouette of trees, houses and passersby, are transmitted inside the building.”

Howto Create an RSS 2.0 Feed

Howto Create an RSS 2.0 Feed: “If you can learn HTML, you can easily learn how to build your own RSS 2.0 feeds. I’ll take you through the steps to creating an RSS feed from scratch.”