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+ - Vista crippled by content protection

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Anonymous Coward writes "PC users around the globe may find driver software is stopped from working by Vista if it detects unauthorised content access. Peter Guttman, a security engineering researcher at New Zealand's university of Auckland, has written A Cost Analysis of Windows Vista Content Protection. He reckons Vista is trying to achieve the impossible by protecting access to premium content. Users will find their PCs' compromised by the persistent and continuous content access checks carried out by Vista. http://www.techworld.com/opsys/news/index.cfm?news id=7675"
Technology (Apple)

+ - A New Prescription For Watching iPod Video

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laytoncy (756378) writes "This week, we tested one of the geekiest gadgets we've seen in a long time: the $300 Myvu by MicroOptical Corp., www.myvu.com, which looks like a pair of futuristic sunglasses with built-in earbuds. Myvu attaches to your iPod, and when you look through its lenses, it displays your iPod's videos on a built-in screen with optics that create the illusion of watching a television set from across the room; the earbuds provide accompanying audio. It also comes in a universal version that works with other gadgets, rather than just with the iPod."

It was kinda like stuffing the wrong card in a computer, when you're stickin' those artificial stimulants in your arm. -- Dion, noted computer scientist

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