• Windows Vista SP1 – the truth of what's inside

    Direct from Microsoft the following information is what updates will be contained in Vista Service Pack 1. Security Provides security software vendors a more secure way to communicate with Windows Security Center. Includes application programming interfaces (APIs) by which third-party security and malicious software detection applications can work with...
  • Join our Facebook Group (Updated)

       Hey guys, techAU now has a ‘Fans of techAU’ facebook group. If you like what we blog and podcast about, then click the link below. Fan’s of techAU Facebook Group (updated below) We’ll be adding photos and info about techAU all the time. Updated After Facebook added pages,...
  • Get your Facebook on! 150+ Powertools

    If your looking to spice up your Facebook page with some nifty apps, then Mashable has got U covered. This large collection of link features more than 150 scripts, desktop apps and addons. More @ Mashable...
  • CES using RFID to track attendees

    It was bound to happen sooner or later. CES are going to embed an RFID chip into attendees badges to keep track of which booths they visit. The data from this can then be used to see how popular a particular booth was, then obvious decisions can be made about that...
  • Will Pete launches – flock.com

    Flock is a new web browser that’s based heavily on Firefox. It’s being termed a social browser offering the ability to interact with social networking services including Flickr, Del.icio.us, Technorati, Photobucket and more. One of the higher profile names on the project is Will Pete, co-host of CommandN. More @ http://flock.com/...
  • Yahoo Messenger for Windows Vista

    Built on Windows Presentation Foudation (WPF), this is one of the best looking, most functional IM clients I’ve seen. I’ve been using Windows Live Messenger and MSN messenger before the name change, for years now. Given that Live Messenger now supports Yahoo contacts, if this new Yahoo messenger for Vista supported Live contacts, then I’d consider...
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 beta 2 released !

    Microsoft’s Visual Studio 2008, code name “Orcas” has reached another milestone – beta 2. The scheduled release date for Server 2008, Visual Studio 2008 and SQL Server 2008 is February 27 2008. To download the Vista sidebar gadget that counts down to this date – click here. More @ http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/vstudio/default.aspx via...
  • flotzam – Twitter, flickr, facebook mashup in WPF.

    flotzam is a mashup of information from sites like twitter, facebook and you can even connect it to additional data sources. It’s been created using Microsoft Expression Blend and Silverlight. It comes 2 forms, an application and also a screen saver. It comes with a sweet UI created by the...
  • Windows Home Server goes RTM

    Microsoft have announced that Windows Home Server has now been released to manufacturing (RTM). They are distributing Home Server to OEM partners to give them time to prepare for launch. Also announced was another OEM partner – Fujitsu-Siemens Computers (FSC). This now makes 6 OEM’s that have partnered with...
  • Streamy – social networking AJAX style

    Check out the vid below for an in-depth display of what Streamy can offer. Given there’s an abundance of social networking sites out there at the moment I was a little skeptical about what a new one could offer. However after watching this video I was quite impressed. Unfortunately...

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