The Essentials of the Next Windows This is the first of a new series of weekly reports by PC World to help you become acquainted with Windows Vista, Microsoft’s newest version of its Windows operating system. Windows Vista becomes available to consumers this month, after an extensive testing period and gradual rollout to businesses.
Synthetic Gecko Feet The Gecko’s ability to seemingly stick to anything was a mystery until just four years ago, when scientists discovered the reptile’s secret: billions of follicles on its toes that bond atomically with the surface.
Four Door F1 Car Most high-end automakers employ geary gangs of mad mechanics to goose their standard offerings, typically taking an already fine sedan and piling on horsepower, thus enabling said ride to exceed two or even three times the speed limit. Mercedes has its AMG line, Audi the S-Series, and BMW has a posse […]
What the heck is Vista? It’s a pretty name, but maybe not the most obvious. Just think of Vista as the next Windows. We had Windows 95, then Windows 98, then Windows Me, then Windows XP and now it’s Windows Vista. Which version of Vista should I get? For home users there are three Vista […]
Microsoft, Nintendo could benefit from Sony’s price, production woes Once again, three major video game consoles are set to battle just as the holiday shopping season gets in gear. And just like the last round of console wars five years back, the players are Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo.
High-quality motoring in a compact package. Introduction The Audi A3 is a completely new vehicle for the U.S. market and is leading the way in establishing a new class of premium compact cars here. The A3 comes packed with technology and it boasts the sporty driving dynamics and high quality standards of a German sedan.
High-Definition Gaming and Entertainment System Now Available Fans Line Up for Blocks to Be Among First Owners FOSTER CITY, Calif., November 17, 2006 – Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) today announced the launch of the much-anticipated PLAYSTATIONÂ®3 (PS3â„¢) computer entertainment system, the company’s groundbreaking next generation computer entertainment system, for sale immediately in North America. […]