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  • Microsoft quietly kills Office Genuine Advantage program
    By on December 21, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments


    Late last week, Microsoft put an end to its Office Genuine Advantage (OGA) program. The Office Notifier, the OGA ActiveX control for Internet Explorer, and the OGA plug-in for Firefox have also been retired. The change took place on December 16, was first confirmed in a KB article last updated on December 17, 2010, and found by ZDNet:

    The Office Genuine Advantage (“OGA”) program has been retired. For more information about the benefits of genuine (more…)



  • How a Leather Cover Crashes the Kindle
    By on December 21, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    An anonymous reader writes “Amazon has started offering refunds to Kindle owners who own the unlit leather case who claim that it causes their Kindles to reboot, but are playing dumb on the cause: “our engineering team is looking into this.” People have been wondering how a leather cover could possibly crash an electronic device, and why is Amazon offering money back if they don’t think there’s a problem? It seems that some of the folks over at Connectify (more…)

  • Sporting schedule hit by weather
    By on December 21, 2010 | Comments Off  Comments

    The adverse weather conditions continue to have an impact on sporting events across Britain.

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