New font type saves 20% of printer ink

January 28, 2009

There’s a new type of font developed by the company Spranq. It is named Ecofont, and has been created to save approximately 20% of the ink in your printer. It is available for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. According to Spranq, the font has been optimized for the sizes 9 and 10.

echo font

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European Commission: No tying of Internet Explorer in Windows

January 28, 2009

The European Commission has sent a Statement of Objectives to Microsoft, concerning Internet Explorer in the Windows Operating System. Because Microsoft is tying its web browser with Windows, they abuse their dominant position in the software industry. Customers should be able to choose the web browser of their choice.

Firefox eating IE

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USB 3.0 devices may not reach the promised speed

January 8, 2009

USB 3.0 may promise data transfer speeds of up to 5000 Mb/s (625 MB/s) but such levels will not be possible, at least not in initial devices. When USB 3.0 hardware will become available in late 2009 or early 2010, users will have to settle for about one fourth of the theoretical maximum bandwidth.

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