Windows

How Windows knows it has an Internet connection

Found this interesting article about Windows 7 Network awareness on blog.superuser.com Whenever I connect to a WiFi network which requires in-browser authentication, such as university networks and hotel access points, Windows somehow magically knows. Windows also knows when your internet connection isn’t working, and can differentiate between having local LAN access, no network access at …

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Registration for Ubuntu One Windows client Beta is open

https://spreadsheets.google.com/a/canonical.com/viewform?formkey=dGpyR1B5VFlZTzNFcVAtdllENVlsenc6MQ What is Ubuntu One? Ubuntu One is your personal cloud. But it’s not just about syncing files — whether you need to access your contacts, notes or bookmarks from any computer or the web, enjoy your favorite music from a cloud integrated store or stream your entire collection to iPhone and Android mobile phones …

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Hacking at Random 2009 program online

The program for the upcoming outdoor hacking event in the Netherlands is online with some very promising topics: Anonymous Vs. Scientology Wikileaks Internet Threaths, the ISP perspective Search engines and censorship OpenSolaris Workshop Securing networks from an ISP perspective A hackers guide to surviving in the corporate world All Your Packets Are Belong to Us …

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