Microsoft Security Essentials final version released

This is a great lightweight effective antivirus program. I was using AVG, but when the beta version of this came out, I switched to it and I’ve been using it ever since. More info can be found about it here. Microsoft recently confirmed the final version would be made available “in the coming weeks” but …

The Hubble Ultra Deep Field in 3D

Very cool video of the Hubble Ultra Deep Field. Scientists took the redshift measurements of all the galaxies in the Ultra Deep Field image, and from that, created a 3D experience. One of the most important photos ever taken, in 3D.

Light Peak to Connect Consumer Devices at Record Speed

Exciting stuff coming from Intel. At IDF09 Intel demonstrated a high-speed optical cable technology available next year that will connect mainstream electronic devices like laptops, HD displays, televisions, cameras, video players, iPods, docking stations and Solid State Drives (SSDs) to each other using optical fiber, rather than copper wires. Developed by Intel and codenamed Light …

SYSVOL FRS to DFS-R Migration

Microsoft just released a guide on how to migrate from using FRS (File Replication Service), to using DFS-R (Distributed File System Replication) for the SYSVOL folder. Since DFS-R offers more performance, scalability and reliability, migrating to DFS-R for SYSVOL is very beneficial. Sander wrote the following stuff on his blog about the guide. You can …