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Kalpik Nigam

Google to Release Microsoft Office Alternative

January 30th 2007

Microsoft Office is surely the most popular office suite in the entire world, providing extremely useful applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and many other tools that are making our computers work much easier. At this time, Microsoft’s solution is challenged by a similar product available for free, OpenOffice representing a tool that is […]

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Animated boot screen on openSuSE 10.2

January 25th 2007

Everyone who has used openSuSE 10.2 must have come across the animated boot screen. But the problem is that its not permanent. It comes sometimes, and doesnt come at other times. Im writing this tutorial for all you penguin lovers who would like to see the animated boot everytime! 1. In the terminal (from your […]

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Frustrated with Hutch

January 21st 2007

My hutch connection was disconnected yesterday without prior notification on the basis of “verification”. I cannot make any outgoing calls and SMSs even though i have a balance of around 1800 Rs. Incoming calls do not show the caller ID. Now even though i have submitted the required documents (not that i didn’t submit them […]

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INTEL Shows Off an 8-Core PC

January 10th 2007

INTEL has showcased at CES a system capable of hosting 8 cores onto a single motherboard. While many knew that this was actually possible, it is a surprise nevertheless. To give you some details, let me say that the “V8” platform that was showcased today is similar to the one that is being used in […]

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Windows Vista Ultimate Site

January 8th 2007

With, a website dedicated to Windows Vista Ultimate, Microsoft is offering a life experience outside the box. “Welcome to the new website for Windows Vista Ultimate. This is a space where we, the people who make Windows Vista Ultimate and Ultimate Extras, can talk to you about what we’re doing”, reads Microsoft’s welcoming message.

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Happy new year!

January 1st 2007

Wishing all the readers of my blog a very happy and prosperous new year!

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