writes: Mac software/hardware house, Elgato has announced a Special Edition of EyeTV 3.4 that offers a feature called a Vuvuzela Filter, designed to filter out the annoying drone heard at every FIFA World Cup game this summer.
Of course, it is not the only solution, there are several solutions exist on Windows and Linux/BSD platforms such as http://decibel.ni.com/content/blogs/Simon/2010/06/16/world-cup-2010--filtering-the-annoying-vuvuzela-noise (Windows) or a simple custom equalizer setting http://lifehacker.com/5564085/how-to-silence-vuvuzela-horns-with-an-eq-filterLink to Original Source
writes: It seems you will have to install MS Silverlight 2 to watch US President's inauguration online. As there is no working Silverlight 2 capable alternative on these systems; everyone running Mac PPC, Linux and FreeBSD has been left out. Should the president of USA use/sponsor a convicted monopolies not-so-popular plugin instead of popular and/or free technologies? http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/01/17/obama_silverlight/Link to Original Source
writes: The Register has spotted four 4.7GHz — yep, you read that right — Power6 chips cranking on Oracle 11i. The speedy chips confirm IBM's boasting that Power6 would arrive near 5GHz. They also show that IBM's customers have a lot to look forward to in terms of raw performance.