IE to Start Automatic Upgrades across Windows XP / Vista / 7

By BXTra |

Ryan Gavin, the General Manager for Internet Explorer Business and Marketing, has written in the Windows Blog that starting from January, Microsoft will automatically update older Internet Explorer versions on Windows XP, Vista and Windows 7.  This will take place for Australia and Brazil first and then, roll out to the rest of the world. Automatic Updates setting in Windows Update is required to turn on.

Ryan Gavin wrote below :

FAA grants American Airlines approval to use iPads on all flights

By BXTra |

Six months after receiving approval from the FAA to test of iPads as replacements for traditional paper flight charts, American Airlines is set to be the first commercial carrier to use Apple's device in all phases of flight.

Citing an unnamed source, ZDNet reported on Tuesday that American Airlines (AA) will become the first airline in the world to have FAA approval to use iPads as digital flight manual readers, and will begin replacing traditional paper charts on Friday.

iTunes 10.5.2 released, Thunderbolt Display firmware updated to 1.1

By BXTra |

Apple today released iTunes 10.5.2, an update bringing improvements to iTunes Match and fixes an audio distortion problem when playing or importing certain CDs.

iTunes 10.5.2 released

iTunes 10.5.2

iTunes 10.5.2 includes several improvements for iTunes Match and fixes an audio distortion problem when playing or importing certain CDs.

CentOS 6.1 Released

By BXTra |

After Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 6.1 released in May 19, 2011. Finally, CentOS 6.1 which is an Enterprise Linux distribution based on the freely available sources from RHEL, released in December 9, 2011.

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of CentOS-6.1 install media for i386 and x86_64 Architectures. Release Notes for 6.1 are availble at - we recommend everyone looks through those once.

Bye bye Windows Phone, Hello iPhone!!

By BXTra |

I always hope that Microsoft can do better than this but it looks like I hope too much. Even until now, Microsoft Windows Phone 7.5 or what Microsoft calls "Mango" as a codename can't really even compare to iPhone in just a very basic function.

At the time iPhone first released in 2007, I thought that iPhone will not success because of many things. Some thing like

1.    Poor battery performance that you can use it for just a single day compare to many phones at that time that can be used at least 3 days or even a week.

Microsoft: NFC already supported in Windows Phone

By BXTra |

Microsoft has told TechRadar that its current Windows Phone 7.5 platform already supports Near Field Communication (NFC) technology, but no manufacturer has enabled it as yet.

Will Coleman, developer evangelist and product manager at Microsoft UK, told us that it was simply a matter of time before the technology was harnessed by manufacturers in Windows Phone devices:

"As far as I'm aware, NFC is supported by [Windows Phone], but needs to be enabled by the OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer). So, if any OEM wants to enable it, that can be done by all means."