Sleazy lawsuit of the week!
Sleazy lawsuit of the week! – A Dutch woman has lost her compensation claim for mental distress she suffered from missing out when her neighbors won a lottery windfall. [Dvorak]
Jet packs for sale! Life insurance sold separately -Tecnologia Aeroespacial Mexicana and Jetpack International, the jet packs will each give you about 30 seconds of flight time, with Jetpack International's model boasting a slight advantage in speed, topping out at 70 mph. Somewhat reassuringly, each also come complete with the necessary flight training, although we wouldn't expect any less given the $250,000 and $155,000 price tags. Those that take the plunge may be suffering from some buyer's remorse before too long, however, as Jetpack International is reportedly working on a new model that'll give you a full 19 minutes of flight time.
Office Depot Featured Gadget: Xbox 360 Platinum System Packs the power to bring games to life!EnGadget]
Webroot Spy Sweeper 5.5.1 Build 3354 - Spy Sweeper safeguards your identity and restores system performance through fast, smart and powerful anti-spyware protection. Spy Sweeper protects against all types of spyware, including system monitors, Trojan horses, and other threats like CoolWebSearch, Look2Me, and more. Spy Sweeper's advanced removal engine deletes the toughest spyware programs - even removing mutated or "rootkit" spies, some of the nastiest next-generation spyware threats - which are specifically designed to avoid detection and removal. This removal technology saves time and effort by eliminating these vicious threats in one sweep - requiring no need for multiple reboots. As soon as it's installed, Spy Sweeper with AntiVirus offers 360 degrees of protection against spyware and viruses and is now compatible with Windows Vista.
Product features include:
* Detect and disinfect viruses, spyware, Trojans and worms at the point of infection to keep your PC safe
* Your PC can be completely cleaned and disinfected in just a couple of mouse clicks - it's that easy.
* Protect your PC and your Internet activities without any cumbersome configuration using Spy Sweeper with AntiVirus software.
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Zoph 0.7pre2 (Pre-release branch) - There are many photo-gallery programs available. Zoph is different, as it concentrates on the management of large collection of photos instead of just showing them on the Web. It can store a lot of information about your photos, including the regular EXIF info, photographer, location, title, description, rating, and the people in the photo. Photos can appear in multiple albums and categories. Additional features include search, slideshows, lightboxes, email, access privileges, and multiple languages.
License: GNU General Public License (GPL)
A few bugs have been solved and all translations have been updated. All duplicate and unused strings have been removed from the translation files. Dutch, German, Canadian English, French, Norwegian, and even Swedish Chef are completely up to date now. Danish, Italian, and Turkish are almost up to date. [FreshMeat]