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Outside the U.S. ? Don't try to upgrade Voice in Gmail (Download Squad)

Aug 27th 2010 11:28PM I pressed it, I think you can still make calls, but you won't be able to access google.com/voice like you used to be able to before you clicked it. But you still have the dial pad.

New Australian PM wants to push forward with Internet filtering -- instantly loses the geek vote (Download Squad)

Jul 8th 2010 8:49PM She is Australia's first female priminister and men didn't even get a chance to vote on that. (Not trying to be sexist here)

So if we don't even get to vote on who's in power, how do we get to vote against the filter and the URL logging?

Porn sites will finally get .XXX domain, says ICANN (Download Squad)

Jun 25th 2010 9:30PM If sex.com sold for 13million and porn.com sold for 9.5 million, how much will the .xxx version sell for?

I am sure it will be snapped up quick! And they will only cost $10USD each

New Australian Government initiative could have ISP's logging browser histories and email traffic (Download Squad)

Jun 12th 2010 5:30AM Like Chris, I am one of the 21 million who live in Australia and what the government is doing is absolutely ridiculous.

First of all, they want to filter the internet, now they want to record everything we do. Some comments on Whirlpool and LifeHacker Australia say, "It will be interesting to see what the politicians visit"

I have no idea what the Government is doing or why they are doing it. We are becoming more like China. Will we have the Great FireWall of China and when we are inside, everything we do will be recorded.

Google outlaws Windows, but what if Microsoft outlaws Google...? (Download Squad)

Jun 1st 2010 9:52AM I think it would be really good to see how the world reacts if Windows did redirect all Google search results to Bing.

But as users, we put a lot of trust into Microsoft and Google, and that would be completely lost if they did something like that. Just look at Facebook for example.

Then again, who knows if MS has a hidden key logger on their OS?

The time has come for me to say goodbye to Facebook too (Download Squad)

May 18th 2010 1:23AM A lot of people are saying Goodbye to Facebook. I wonder if they are under the 400million mark now?

Farewell to Facebook, at least for now (Download Squad)

May 13th 2010 11:18PM I totally agree with you. After I heard about the Facebook Chat issue, that drew the last straw for me. If our data can be accessed by a tiny bug in the system, that's more than enough reason for me to delete it.

I've posted quite a lot of stuff on Facebook, so after the chat incident, I deleted my account. Still waiting my 14 days before it is actually deleted. Although the data and information will never be deleted as there is always copies on the internet such as email etc, at least it makes it harder to access, and no one in the public would be able to read it if something does happen.

Although, I did create another facebook account, just so I don't miss out on the social interactions on Facebook, however, I won't be commenting or posting status updates like I did in my last account. It would be used for reading only, not posting.

Grab your 3D glasses and take a look at the SUN! (Download Squad)

Apr 24th 2010 9:11AM I remember doing those magic eye things in primary school There are a couple on that site you listed with a couple of clicks. Here is the direct link.

After doing them for a while, and successfully seeing the images, I look down at my keyboard and all the letter keys were blury for a about 10 seconds. It freaked me out. I don't think I will be doing that again.

Did it happen to anyone else? Eyes go blury and having trouble seeing? I hope it's not permanent.

Microsoft offers Office 2010 free to MS Partner University "grads" (Download Squad)

Apr 4th 2010 2:18AM If this is the case, Microsoft is getting everyone else to do their dirty work.

I thought they said tech preview testing will get a full copy of the Office 2010 when its released, that is why I gave feedback because I thought I would be getting something in return.

In Australia, they are even getting University students to think up a marketing campaign for them. They collect everyone idea's, use them, and don't give them anything back in return, as only one person can get the internship.

Microsoft offers Office 2010 free to MS Partner University "grads" (Download Squad)

Apr 3rd 2010 8:04PM Do the people who got an invite to try out the Tech Preview still get a free copy?