Items tagged with ALCU

The American Civil Liberties Union (ALCU) of New Jersey released an Android app called 'Police Tape' for smartphones that it hopes will help citizens "hold police accountable" by securely and discreetly recording conversations and interactions with Johnny Law. If you happen to walk by an arrest in progress or witness what you believe might qualify as police brutality, whipping out your cell phone to record the action might result in your device being seized, or worse. This is where Police Tape comes in. Police Tape records video and audio on the sly, with nothing on the screen to tip an officer what you're up to. The recording then goes to the ACLU-NJ for review of any civil liberties violations.... Read more...
In late September Microsoft admitted there was a bug in Excel 2007 which caused the calculation results of certain values to be displayed incorrectly. The results were correct, but the display was not. Microsoft has posted an update on their Excel blog, and there's a fix available.  However, you'll have to download them manually for now.We are in the process of adding this fix to Microsoft Update so that it will get automatically pushed to users running Excel 2007 or Excel Services 2007.  Additionally, the fix will also be contained in the first service pack of Office 2007 when it is released (the release date for SP1 of Office 2007 has not been finalized). Now, if they would only patch... Read more...
Hey folks, the news is now back in full force after a nice 3 day weekend. To start you off, Windows Longhorn might have a name... Microsoft Windows e-XPedition. Well, it's better than Longhorn I guess. Like the article says it's all just speculation, though it could have been leaked for the purpose of judging the public's reaction. Anyway, read on and enjoy! Kingwin 3.5" MS-350U-BK USB External Enclosure @ Club Overclocker "To me enclosure for my hard drive are just, well, clumsy. Having one of these resting on your case or desk can really ruin an otherwise esthetically pleasing workstation. Black, grey, silver, beige, you have seen all the colors, and even Kingwin has fallen into the... Read more...
Hey folks, it's time for a saturday afternoon update. Today we have reviews for the Albatron Trinity GeForce PC6600U, Asetek WaterChill CPU/VGA/Chipset Water Cooling Kit, Zalman VF700-AlCu, and a few other items. Have a great weekend :) HP DVD 640i - A First Look at LightScribe Disc Labeling Technology @ ExtremeMHz "A while back, Yamaha introduced their innovative CRW-F1 CD writer that gave users the ability to label their discs right from their drive. While this feature, called DiscT@2, was indeed quite impressive and sparked quite a bit of interest, it certainly had its drawbacks. For one, you could only "tattoo" your discs on the data side, reducing the maximum storage capability... Read more...