Welcome to John's Gossip! Gossip now has a bit of a format change. We have gone away from the once a month column to more of a 'blog' style gossip where you may get treated to new gossip any day of the month! As John hears some new and exciting news in the world of computers he'll post it right here. So come back often!

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2007-01-28 - Vista Versions
 This is the best description of the various versions of the upcoming VISTA. I personally don't recommend updating unless you are building or buying a new computer. XP works and has most of the ...
2007-01-06 - Some one is thinking - finally!
LG Electronics  announced that it will launch the world's first dual-format high-definition disc player, capable of playing both Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD content. The unit will be released in the ...
2006-12-15 - Microsoft updates Vista to shut out pirates
It looks like you will be better off buying a Legitimate copy from the get-go. IDG News Service (New York Bureau)  (15 Dec 2006) Microsoft released an update to Window...
2006-12-13 - Is Corel comming back
Once apon a time Corel was a "big" player in thet it owned Corel Draw and Easy Cd Copier (now Roxio software). Lately it has bought up Paint Shop Pro and now: According to a press release publi...
2006-11-30 - Another High Def DVD format?
While Blu-ray and HD DVD players have a long way to go to catch up on DVD player sales, in China around 20 leading DVD player manufacturers announced plans to stop producing DVD players from 2008, acc...
2006-11-11 - Vista versions and prices (US)
from Kim Komando's news letter: Vista versions With Windows XP, it was easy to decide which version to buy. But Vista will have five versions! This is confusing, so you may need to read this twice. ...
2006-11-09 - Windows Vista goes gold
Microsoft has completed development on Windows Vista and sent the code off to manufacturing. While volume licence customers can buy Vista later this month, consumers will have to wait until Jan. 30, 2...
2006-11-04 - Vista - good news
First Microsoft said you could only transfer Vista to one other PC. There was quite an outcry over that, and now, two weeks later, there's been a course correction. Microsoft is returning the licensi...
2006-10-30 - New Intel quad-core "Kentsfield" chips
Ive been waiting for the Dual Core Extreme chip to become affordable so I could build a new computer but what do I read. The new Intel quad-core "Kentsfield" chips will be released next Wednesday nig...
2006-10-20 - Just Gossip
Microsoft has just released Internet explorer V 7 http://www.microsoft.com/windows/ie/downloads/default.mspx Aprox 13 megs. It will be a forced update as of November 1st for XP SP2 users. Microsoft...
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