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Microsoft unleashes Windows Vista, Office 2007 to consumers

More than five years after its predecessor Windows XP was born, Microsoft has unleashed what it sees as its biggest product launch since Windows 95 with the mass market release of the much-anticipated Windows Vista and the 2007 Office System.

NSW free wireless plan gets underway

In the first significant step towards free wireless broadband throughout NSW's most popular cities, the state government today announced a tender inviting Internet providers to bid for the large-scale development.

Vista uptake looking laggard: analyst

Sydney-based IT analyst firm Hydrasight has delivered a dim forecast for the adoption rate of Windows Vista, stating businesses will question the value the next-generation of Windows can provide.

Linux phone to call in down under

Multinational mobile handset makers may be dabbling with Linux-powered phones for Asia and the US, but the Australian market has been largely ignored, that is until OpenMoko arrives later this year.

Open source Jahshaka sets sights on Hollywood

Professional video editing software may cost thousands of dollars but one open source project, Jahshaka, is aiming to change the game by providing all the features in a real time, networked environment. Jahshaka is a video and film compositing, editi...

GPL v3 takes shape in Sydney

The Free Software Foundation's (FSF) General Public Licence (GPL) is undergoing its biggest overhaul in 15 years and local members of the free software community are participating in the development process.

NSW govt tosses up free wireless broadband

NSW Premier Morris Iemma today announced a plan to make NSW the first Australian state to offer free wireless broadband access in major CBD areas within the next three years.

Vodafone uncovers BlackBerry Pearl

Enterprise mobility vendor Research In Motion (RIM) has teamed with Vodafone to drive its BlackBerry device into the mass market in the form of the Pearl smartphone.

Utility taps into Office 2007, Vista held back

Victorian water and sewerage utility South East Water Limited (SEWL) has completed a pilot project of Microsoft's Office 2007 server technologies to improve collaboration and eliminate manual processes.

PC apps coming to a mobile near you

Popular consumer applications like Skype, Google and MSN, are being made available via mobile phones with the announcement of X-Series by global carrier 3.

Austrade upgrades to XP on Vista's doorstep

Microsoft's Windows Vista may have already been released to manufacturing but the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) has just completed a migration of some 1450 clients to Windows XP and 70 servers to Windows Server 2003 across Australia and 60 o...

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