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Saturday, April 09, 2005

The Top Ten College Pranks of All Time

The staff at the Museum of Hoaxes studied hundreds, if not thousands, of examples of the genre of the college prank to find the ten most worthy of immortal fame. The pranks were judged according to three criteria: creativity, fame, and shock value.

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Linux Kernel Vulnerabilities

Vulnerabilities have been reported in various Linux kernels, including: a problem in epoll system calls that may be exploitable to gain root permissions.

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ICANN adds .jobs, .travel domains

Two new top-level domains, .jobs and .travel, will soon come to the Internet after the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) approved the two domains on Friday.

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Torrent Searcher (Web v1.5)

I just came across this awesome Torrent Searcher on the web that combine all the torrent website search engine into one spot. Everyone should defiantly check this out right-away!

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Battlefield 2 - In Game Footage

EA had a press event in Denmark where someone captured almost 13 minutes of footage. If you're as much a fan of the series as I am, download the file and start counting the days. It looks awesome.

Note: Link has several mirrors of which FileFront seems to be the best.

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Real Thumb Drive

It finally happened. Someone with a prosthetics lab has made a real 'Thumb Drive.' It's a 128MB version that is going for $30 on eBay!

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Supercharge Your Software (May 2005 PC World)

Ever wish your favorite program could do a little more? These 65-plus add-ons enhance Windows, Office, browsers, e-mail clients, and other packages with powerful new features.

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Microsoft Reveals Xbox 360 Partners

The next generation takes even more shape as Microsoft announced on Friday, bring more publishers and developers sponsorship to support the next Xbox system.

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The best Second meaning T-Shirts

This site has a nice collection of shirts that have a joke or a second meaning. For example the rhino that says "Me so Horny". Pure Genious.

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As free storage expands, think outside mailbox

When Google announced the increase of free storage to 2 gigabytes. Competitor Yahoo!, raising its own limit to half that amount, countered that no one needs that much space. Anything above 1 gigabyte, it claimed, was "just a number."

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textamerica.com API (Beta)

Now you can use the textamerica platform to do whatever you want. Develop applications. We power them. Anything you've seen on the web, you can now do better. Developer? Check it out now.

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WINDOWS UPDATE (SCAM) = TROJAN HORSE !!!

A new Windows Update scam has just started. People will start to, Windows Update look-alike, emails telling them to update their computer. When they click on the link it takes them to a fake Windows Update site. And this infects them with a Trojan Horse Virus. So if you do get an email to update just go to the real site to check for yourself.

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More Firefox 1.0.3 Release Candidates

Saturday April 9th,Asa Dotzler has announced another set of Mozilla Firefox 1.0.3 release candidates. These builds should allow extensions and other features to operate as they did in Firefox 1.0.2 while still including the security improvements wanted by the Mozilla Foundation.

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Creat your won XP-boot CD

Creating your own Bootable Windows XP CD-ROM and installing XP from boot disk

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100s of Interesting Google Map Locations

Literly Hundreds of interesting google map locations!

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First Major Update to Firefox & Thunderbird Expected

Firefox 1.1 will be the first major update to the Mozilla Foundation's flagship Web browser since November. Similarly, Thunderbird 1.1 will be the first major revision to the email, newsgroups and RSS/Atom client since its 1.0 release in December.

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PSP To Get True Colors from Color Ware

Color Ware has confirmed that they will release colored versions of the PSPs. The company is known for their iPod paintjobs and bring a high quality coating that makes it more scratch resistant than the original casing. We can assume the same quality will be applied to the PSPs.

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Earth's Oldest Known Object on Display

A tiny speck of zircon crystal that is barely visible to the eye is believed to be the oldest known piece of Earth at about 4.4 billion years old.

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Debian adds kernel of FreeBSD

Debian just added the kernel of FreeBSD to the unstable branch of its GNU/Linux distribution. This is a first step towards inclussion of the Debian GNU/kFreeBSD port as a candidate for future Debian releases.

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Gmail now fully supports opera.

Our cries have been answered. Opera is now fully supported by gmail. Link goes to the old gmail help page where it states that opera and/or any unsupported browser will use the basic-HTML page.

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I have declared war on Jamster!

With all of the recent press about Jamster's service, concerning how it's not actually free, I used to say "read the fine print." However, with smashTheTONES becoming more and more popular, I've decided to declare war on Jamster, with myself and the consumer in-mind.

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Hot Scripts

An Internet directory that compiles and disseminates Web programming-related resources.geared toward webmasters and programmers who are looking to enhance their Web sites and intranets with dynamic development tools- scripts, books, and other resources. With thousands of Web programming such resources available on the Internet today.

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Microsoft, Google & Apple ... from space

Images of the corporate campuses of Microsoft, Google, and Apple from Google Maps.

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How to Setup Kismet

"Kismet is a 802.11 wireless sniffer that will passively listen to the raw radio waves to collect packet and network information on wireless LANs. This paper is going to go though the motions to get it all setup and running."

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Get Your Website Ranked!

SiteReportCard provides free website analysis, optimization and promotion reports. Our tools offer valuable information to help improve your web pages and increase your search engine ranking.

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Computer survey results from Valve

This survey was taken via Steam that uploaded data directly queried from the computer, no lying.. 659939 unique samples, very interesting results. The most being that 4,210 people are running Windows ME.. WHY!??!

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Holographic storage on the way this year (100GB-1TB @ 1GB/sec)

Good explanation of how holographic storage technology works.
Unlike other technologies that record one data bit at a time, holography allows a million bits of data to be written and read in parallel with a single flash of light!
Also check-out another digg about HDV: http://digg.com/technology/HVD_s:_Holographic_Versatile_Disc

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Listen to Mudvayne's Yet-To-Be-Released CD Free & Legal

Listen to Mudvayne's new cd, set to be released 04/12/05, free and legal. Its all one long track called "Lost and Found" on the player.

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Knoppix 3.8.1 released

Knoppix 3.8.1 released and is based upon CeBit version.

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A Guide To Bit Torrent

A guide to using Bit Torrent, including an overview of Bit Torrent, applications, and a list of torrent sites.

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17" LCD $149.99 After rebate!

First LCD I have seen under 150$!

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Google chiefs agree to work for $1

Google's chief executive officer and co-founders are taking a page out of Apple CEO Steve Jobs' book: they are now being paid just $1 as an annual salary.



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Duke University cuts back free-iPod program

Duke University is scaling back a program that hands out iPods to students, the school said Wednesday.

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Ringtone company Jamster sued

Jamster, a ringtone and mobile content sales company, has been sued for false advertising. The suit which was filed in San Diego states that Jamster falsely advertises that users can get a free ringtone.

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Friday, April 08, 2005

Fine Art Infrared photography

Technically, the part of the spectrum that most digital cameras can see is called near infrared. It is composed of the frequencies just below visible red light, starting at a wavelength of around 700nm. great photos, check them out

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'Perpendicular recording' to boost hard drive capacity

The next generation of personal computers and portable music players could hold 10 times more information than current models, thanks to a different way of writing magnetic data to a hard disc.

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FreeMind - free mind mapping software

FreeMind is a premier free mind-mapping software written in Java. The recent development has hopefully turned it into high productivity tool. We are proud that the operation and navigation of FreeMind is faster than that of MindManager because of one-click "fold / unfold" and "follow link" operations.

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Top Spammer Gets 9 Years in Prison

A Virginia judge has sentenced spammer Jeremy Jaynes to nine years in prison for sending over 10 million e-mails a day with the aid of 16 broadband lines. Because the case marks the first felony prosecution for spam, however, Judge Thomas Horne postponed the sentence while the ruling is appealed.

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Call Center Employees Hack US Bank Accounts

Call center employees working for an Indian software company, MSource, supposedly used confidential client information to transfer client funds to themselves. Off-shoring works? Right!

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Apple signs 'widescreen iBook' contract

Recent rumours that Apple is preparing to update its consumer hardware product lines were given added weight today when sources close to Taiwanese contract manufacturer Quanta claimed it has won a deal to make a new, widescreen iBook.

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How to Host A Successful LAN Party

They folks at Insert 25 have a nice article on how to host a successful LAN party. Be sure you've covered these 11 items and your bash is guaranteed to be a hit. Go polish up your knife, practice your teabagging stance, and go cabbage some n00bs.

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Cisco Passwd recovery

This is very handy to have around...Just in case

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Keeping multiple Macs in sync

Ever since becoming a multi-Mac household, I've been trying to find a way to balance my workflow effectively between the two machines...

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Altoids tin optical mouse

Pics of an Altoids tin optical mouse project. Interesting idea with fairly easy implementation.

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Starcraft in 3D... Need I say more?

Check this out. It is information on a team that is developing a mod for Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne, that will completly change the game into a complete remake of the original Starcraft: Brood War, but in 3D and with more features. The main site is down but this link works for now. I cant wait!

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Hoary Hedgehog Ubuntu 5.04 Released

Ubuntu Linux 5.04, code name 'Hoary Hedgehog', is now available. It offers the following new features: Simple and fast Installation, live CD's for Intel x86, AMD64 and PPC, GNOME 2.10.1, Firefox 1.0.2, first class productivity software, and X.org 6.8.2.

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UNIX: A Hacking Tutorial

Great UNIX Hacking Tutorial. UNIX is just an operating system, as is MS-DOS, AppleDOS, AmigaDOS, and others. This tutorial will hopefully teach the beginners who do not have a clue about how to use UNIX a good start.

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Sony and Microsoft schedule PS3 and Xbox 360 unveiling's for the same day

Sony and Microsoft schedule PS3 and Xbox 360 unveiling's for the same afternoon, May 16th. Which will get more publicity???

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Red Hat scores another Linux victory

Red Hat has announced several large European Linux installations, including a deal to implement more than 8,000 desktops for a major German insurance company.

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Chainless Bicycles - Shaft Drive Bicycles

Fully-enclosed bevel gear system (much like a car transmission) made of lightweight, yet durable aluminum alloy. Combined with internal gearing (tucked away inside the rear wheel), the bikes deliver an incredibly smooth ride and great performance (99% efficiency io 75%-98% of chain-derailleur bikes). Starting from $500

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Half Life 2 Expansion To Be Released

The news most of us have been waiting for has finally been confirmed: Valve is readying the first expansion pack for the unanimously acclaimed Half-Life 2. Provisionally titled 'Aftermath', the new adventures of Gordon Freeman and his able sidekick Alyx is tentatively scheduled for a 'summer' release, according to PC Gamer UK.

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College student forces MS to settle

College student David Zamos bought educational copies of Microsoft Windows and Office XP Pro for $60 each. After realizing he'd have to wipe his computer to install them, he tried to return them. The college nor MS would take them back. So, Zamos auctioned them on eBay, and that's when Microsoft sued him.

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Linux tool turns your office into a supercomputer

An Australian security firm is about to launch a clustered Linux distribution that aims to utilize the unused nightly processing power of desktop PCs.

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Study: Men Spend More on Video Games Than Music

Men spend more money on video games than they do on all forms of music, research group Nielsen Entertainment said Thursday, lending credence to a growing belief that video games are displacing other forms of media for the attention of young men.

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Lindows 5.0 internet ad

lindows 5.0 internet ad has been released!

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Why Duke Nukem Forever is taking forever

3D Realms have been developing Duke Nukem Forever for what seems like an eternity. In the same period of time that this project has been underway, most of their competitors have released multiple titles. So where exactly is this elusive game and why is it taking so long? It's hard to be sure, but in this rant I offer a couple of educated guesses.

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Longhorn Delayed Again

In the last few weeks, the tech industry has been buzzing with speculation that Microsoft's next OS release, Longhorn, will not be ready for its planned 2006 unveiling.

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Apple In Talks with ATI To Create Gaming Unit?

In an unprecedented move, Apple Computer might be joining forces with ATI not only to make the Mac platform more appealing to gamers in terms of power, but also creating or developing their own in-house gaming unit to create new games, or port current Windows games. This should be an interesting story to follow....

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Convert any format to any format! Insane!

This site is crazy; using their products, they offer tutorials on how to convert just about ANY file format to ANY file format. Try it out.

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Free WiFi Finder

TigerDirect.com has an offer for a free WiFi finder. The thing doesnt get the best ratings but what do you get for free. Expires 4/30/05.

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Antivirus company warns of new Symbian Trojan

ALERT! Antivirus software company F-Secure Corp. is warning mobile phone users about a new malicious software program that infects phones that use the Symbian Series 60 operating system.

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Idiot puts his tax returns in his P2P shared files folder

"Don Bodiker uses a popular file sharing program to swap music and other information over the internet. He also uses his computer to prepare his taxes." Guess where it goes from there =)

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512mb memory $19.99 AR

Tigerdirect has 512mb PC3200 DDR 400mhz for $19.99 after mail in rebate.

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The Best Whois Resource on the Web

I have been using this for a long time. Plenty of great info and tools related to domains.

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How to Spot Shill Bidding on E-bay

Shillers are scam artists on e-bay who collaborate with sellers in order to rip you off. This web page will help you avoid those people like the plague.

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Hole Drilled to Bottom of Earth's Crust

Scientist said this week they had drilled into the lower section of Earth's crust for the first time and were poised to break through to the mantle in coming years.

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Invite yourself to Yahoo 360

Left with no friends to invite you to Yahoo 360? Now you don't have to beg or please anyone to join. A live Yahoo account has been created for you to invite yourself. Just login with the username "iwant360" with the password "pass123" and invite yourself. 100 invites are available as of this time of writing.

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Satellite view of the Vatican

DigitalGlobe is making available to the media 60-centimeter (2-foot) resolution satellite imagery of Vatican City. This image was collected by DigitalGlobe's QuickBird satellite on April 5, 2005.

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Free & Great Video & PDF Tutorials From Digital Illusions Explained

You will benefit from exclusive video and PDF training material that covers many of the industry standard design applications and technologies; such as Photoshop, Dreamweaver,Flash, PHP/MySQL integration, etc.

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1GB Pro Duo memory stick for 95 Dollars (Perfect for PSP)

Dell has the 1GB pro duo memory stick from sony for only 95 dollars. This will work with the PSP. This is the lowest price it is at the moment.

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The White Shirt Experiment

THIS IS AMAZING. Follow the directions on this site, and you will be amazed to see how your brain works. Follow the directions exactly.

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SLI makes Nvidia grin, ATI grimace

SLI IS THE HOTTEST thing out there, and you can almost feel NVidia PR grin when you mention the term, AMD too, but not as much. ATI and Intel wince a bit, but usually smile, and that has lead to some furious behind the scenes engineering work, and some backroom deals. ATI has MVP, and Intel is looking scared, or was until recently.

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IBM promotes opening up of IP

An IBM executive has said that companies need to 'balance their proprietary approach to IP with a much more open, collaborative approach' and accept the implications of open source

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Law to outlaw music protected by proprietary DRM (such as iTunes)

The Congress have been considering a plan that would outlaw music protected by proprietary digital rights management (DRM) technology, such as Apple's FairPlay, which stops iTunes downloads being played on non-apple music players.

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Next-gen Xbox ad campaign - ourcolony.net

Alternate reality games + Xbox 2 = ourcolony.net. It's kinda like ilovebees.com but it's for the new Xbox and you can form teams called colonies to solve the game.

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Microsoft System Tracks Pedophiles

n January 2003, Toronto Police sent an e-mail to Microsoft, asking for help in the fight against child exploitation. Today that plea was answered with the official launch of the Child Exploitation Tracking System (CETS). Its seem that Microsoft do care about your child safety.

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Running Linux and BSD on the Mac Mini

NetBSD and Yellow Dog Linux have both begun to support the Mac Mini. Peter Seebach looks at open source operating system options on this new contender in the embedded PowerPC platform space. As of this writing, the hardware support in Linux and BSD isn't complete. Some of the hardware support may never happen.

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Dell Remains Open to AMD

"We are still looking at AMD; they have fairly good technology," Rollins said in response to a reporter's question at a press conference that took place at the conclusion of Dell's annual analysts' meeting for Wall Street and news media. Fairly good technology? Pfft. I hate Dell.

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Nintendo World Store in NYC

Interactive entertainment fans soon will have a first-ever destination to immerse themselves in their favorite games: the Nintendo World Store. Planned for a spring opening in New York City's Rockefeller Center, the two-story mega-complex will showcase the best of Nintendo, the worldwide leader in interactive entertainment.

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Nationwide Comcast DNS outage!

There has been a lot (TON) of discussion on broadbandreports about a nationwide comcast DNS outage. There are instructions on how to change to alternate (level3) DNS servers. Just a FYI!

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Thursday, April 07, 2005

Catalyst 5.4 out now

New cats go get 'em.

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Sony sells 500,000 PSPs in first two days

Sony today released their official sales figures for the PSP launch, stating that more than 500,000 were sold in the first two days.

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Conquer online, Free to play indefinitely.

A free anime-themed online rpg with gorgeous graphics. Several servers. The client download is roughly 600 MB.

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Yahoo! Updates Firefox Toolbar

Yahoo! updated their beta firefox toolbar to v.3b. This now supports not only windows, but MacOSX and Linux. It also supports Yahoo! Anti-Spyware 4 Windows. RSS is one of the main features, which allows you to add feeds from many Yahoo! sites. (ex: News, Search Results, 360, and groups)

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MSN and ... iTunes?

The latest version of the instant-messaging program lets people automatically display to others the name of the song playing at that moment on their computer. In a twist, however, the feature works not only with Microsoft's Windows Media Player but also with Apple's rival iTunes music player.

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Tales of a Professional Social Engineer

Jim Stickley robs banks, government offices and other allegedly secure locations. And he does it the unorthodox way. Stickley doesn't go in like Edward G. Robinson with a Tommy gun. He gets you to like him and trust him and leave him alone while he steals your confidential information and other assets that you should be guarding unceasingly.

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The future of blogging

C|Net Article on the growth and future of blogging.

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The iPod Hoodie

As I've proclaimed before I am always on the look out for new goodies for my iPod. So...here's one to add to my ever growing collection of weird accessories for your iPod. The iPod hoodie...yes indeed...a hoodie for your iPod! Cheers! No..I'm not buying one but for those of you that want one..happy dayz!

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Build Your Own Water-Cooled PC

That 3.06-GHz label on your new Pentium 4 doesn't mean you can't push the chip a little harder. With a water-cooled system, we pushed the processor to speeds we thought were reserved for the future.

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Congress may extend daylight-saving time

Lawmakers crafting energy legislation approved an amendment Wednesday to extend daylight-saving time by two months, having it start on the first Sunday in March and end on the last Sunday in November.

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Sony unveils its new WALKMAN

Sony has unveiled its new WALKMAN, a 20GB HDD player with an aluminium body and credit-card-size dimensions that can hold up to 13,000 songs or 900 CDs worth of music.

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Playstation Japan Spring Catalog

Sony has released a new catalog of all the new PS2 and PSP games coming out in Japan. But be warned: It is entirely in Japanese.

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Multiplayer PSP games with one UMD to be a feature, not a hack?

The hack that enables you to play multiplayer games on the PSP with only one copy of the game really isn't a hack. A Sony ad ran on Japanese TV recently, which shows a couple of PSPs and demonstrating playing a networked game on them with a UMD inserted into only one.

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Google Sightseeing

A Blog that highlights the cool stuff that can be seen with Google's new satellite mapping.

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FireTune 1.0 with New Uber Options Released

For Firefox users,New feature: the 'Browser Turbo' option has been replaced by a new feature to create a shortcut to Firefox on the desktop to launch Firefox faster with the Windows XP Prefetcher option & much much more options,if you use Firefox you need to try this.

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Finding Nuclear Power Plants

The government requires pilots not to fly near nuclear power plants, and then doesn't tell them where those plants are, because of security concerns. Someone found the exact location of the nuclear power plant using only publicly available information.

But of course a terrorist would never be able to do that.

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Revenge of the Sith spoiler

Finally, a legitimate (but very long) Episode III spoiler! Bad news - It's the spoiler for the novel that was just released, but it's bound to give 99% insight of the film.

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CS2 Vanishing Point Tool in action

Adobe Photoshop's CS2 vanishing point tool video. This is wayy too cool

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Hacking Tutorial

Have you ever thought about learning how to hack or wonder how hacking works. Well, here's a basic hacking tutorial you can read about. Here, you can also learn about how hacker work around on the computer and the process they go through. This tutorial is for education purpose only.

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Your Name in Japanese

Just put your name and it will translate it in Japanese pretty fun stuff. I put other names and its funny how you would pronounce some of the names.

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512 PC3200 RAM from Tigerdirect for $19.99!

Title says it all.

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A Law Mandating Music File Compatibility?

Congress is toying with the idea of mandating one standard for all online music platforms. During a hearing to discuss mandating interoperability standards between competing music platforms such as Apple's iTunes and RealNetworks' Rhapsody. The music industry doesn't know if they agree on having a one standard format on all online music.

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Fired Bloggers Update

There have been several bloggers mentioned in the press over the past year because they were fired for blogging. IZ Reloaded went looking for a few of them to find out what they have been doing since they got fired.

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Code Archive The site for source code

THE All New SOURCE CODE SITE for Visual Basic,VB.NET,Java,JavaScript,Tcl/Tk,Linux,Delphi,ASP,C/C++,C #,Perl,PHP

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$2 Bill Usage Results in Arrest

He pays the $114 installation charge with 57 crisp new $2 bills...
For this, Bolesta, Baltimore County resident, innocent citizen, owner of Capital City Student Tours, finds himself under arrest.

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The Best Band in the World

A Single-Elimination Battle Royale

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Robotic garage gets OK

Robotic parking -- like valet parking, but without the valet is coming to Fort Lauderdale.A totally automated parking system that racks and stacks cars in less space than a conventional parking garage

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CherryOS Mac emulator for PC goes open-source?

The recently launched CherryOS emulator for running a Mac environment on a PC will be released as open-source software, according to a note on the product's website.

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Aspiring coders face off in Atari contest

Teams of students and recent graduates face off to create an Atari 2600 game in just 24 hours. Wired and the New York Times' coverage of the Retro Redux held on April 2-3.

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Seagate 200 GB ATA Internal HD $86.99 AR

Seagate ST3200822A-RK 200 GB ATA Internal Hard Drive
I/O data transfer rate - up to 100 Mbps -Sustained data transfer rate - Up to 58 Mbps - Average seek time - 8.5ms- Average latency - 4.16ms - after $50 mail-in rebate.

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Software Thwarts Wi-Fi Hackers

users of the new software working at public access Wi-Fi hotspots will be virtually invisible to hackers.

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Microsoft ends SP2 download block feature

Starting April 12 Microsoft will Temporarily Disable the turn off Automatic Update Feature. Sounds like fun for the millions of people http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2005-04/05/content_2788301.htm that have yet to update to Sp2 (including me

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Inkjets may someday repair fractured bones

Scientists at the University of Manchester in England are trying to develop a technique through which inkjet nozzles will spray live human cells onto a patient.

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Microsoft is expanding its anti-Linux "Get the Facts" campaign

Microsoft is expanding its anti-Linux "Get the Facts" campaign by targeting the issue of reliability, a company executive said at the on Tuesday, the day the Open Source Business Conference kicked off in San Francisco.

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FREE - DNS service

Full free dynamic DNS support allowing cable modem, dsl, and dial up users to run web sites on your home pc.

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Proyect Name: Audio Driven Noise Visuals

"A far cry from music videos or VJ visuals, these video pieces are more analogous to experimental/abstract film and video art. C505's aesthetic shuns the pursuit of 3D digital realism and sanitized graphic design...

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Proyect Name: Audio Driven Noise Visuals

"A far cry from music videos or VJ visuals, these video pieces are more analogous to experimental/abstract film and video art. C505's aesthetic shuns the pursuit of 3D digital realism and sanitized graphic design...

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Got Game

Do you think you got game, No you don't. Check out how much video game stuff this guy has. I can't believe my eyes.

I'm a Nerd

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Wednesday, April 06, 2005

NASA starts using Bittorrent

World Wind, a software that lets you zoom from satellite altitude into any place on Earth is being offered for download using Bittorrent technology. This is possibly the first time the US Government is using the technology.

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Thermolelectric Generation = PC's Without Fans

This is one of those stories that may seem a bit dense and technical at first, but should make you say "woah" (in your best Keanu Reeves voice) when the implications hit. It mean refrigeration without pumps and high-end microchips able to operate at full speed without fans.

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How about 10x the hard drive space?

Hitachi has a new technology that allows the placement of data on hard drives to be more physically space efficient. This flash animation gives the info. while being entertaining.

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Homemade Mech Robot Walks in Japan

One Sakakibara Kikai has pictures and even a movie of their Land Walker robot which appears to work. Powered by a 250cc gas engine and armed with several guns (including 2 that fire Nerf-like balls) it stands at a little over 3 meters. What makes this one interesting is that it is actually armed and it is piloted instead of being an exo-skeleton.

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Apple Contracting Multimedia Chips

Apple is rumored to be contracting a multimedia chip used for video play back, game play back, and photos. It's a portable chip, so could this be the start of the much anticipated, and much wanted, iPod video?

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Use Your PSP To Save XBOX Games

Well well, we over at CQ, not being content with leaving well enough alone, have figured out a way to use your PSP to carry XBOX game saves. Thats right XBOX. **Keep in mind this will ERASE ALL YOUR PSP SAVES. Back them up first.

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Internet To Get a 1000 Percent Speed Boost

WARP speed Mr. Data!

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Wireless LAN Security Guide

This author gives recommendations for wireless network security for everything from SOHO setups to the military.

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Sony Invention Beams Sights, Sounds Into Brain

LONDON (Reuters) - If you think video games are engrossing now, just wait: PlayStation maker Sony Corp has been granted a patent for beaming sensory information directly into the brain.

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Hackers Unleashed: stories of the old school hackers era

4 videos on a documentary about hackers of the old school and how they had it those days, worth the look, a nice overview of how the government deals with hackers: as any other common criminal.

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MSN Messenger 7 Final due April 7th

According to reliable sources, MSN are preparing to go live with the next version of their widely popular instant messaging client, MSN Messenger.

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The Evolution of a Programmer

A humorous look at the Evolution of a Programmer

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Giga Designs ships 2.0GHz Power Mac G4 upgrade

Giga Designs is offering the fastest (2.0GHz) G4 processor upgrade available for Apple AGP equipped G4 Power Macs. Check out their site for details.

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7 gram LCD glasses

The wearable screens can be mounted on regular eyeglasses, and their positioning smack dab in front of your eye creates a virtual 14-inch TV screen as viewed from 1m. The 0.24-inch, 180,000 pixel chip weighs in at just 7 grams, but all that compact goodness won't come cheap: at about $460.

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Podcasting Proves Popular

Nearly 30% of the estimated 22 million U.S. adults who own MP3 players have listened to podcasts, which are audio files that have been published or syndicated online as an RSS feed. The audience for podcasts skews toward youth. The report finds that nearly half of those between 18 and 28 who own an MP3 player have downloaded podcasts.

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Search Engine Spider Simulators

I noticed recently that one of my favorite SEO tools 1- hit isn�t working properly. So I found a couple of others that seem to work really well. My favorite of the bunch has to be Poodle Predictor.

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Custom wardriving van for sale on eBay

A van built for on thing-wardriving. The van, a custom job with a $1,200 alarm system, $1,200 sound system, GPS, police scanner, 160 watt power inverter and a homemade WiFi dish, was designed for one thing: driving around looking for WiFi service that you can snarf.

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zip file password cracker

This beauty cracks passwords of protected zip files, very useful if you need something to do the job.

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Getting by on 3 hours of sleep a day

The Uberman Sleep Cycle has been around for ages, this article is a great writeup on why it works and how to implement it along with links to a couple blogs of people who have converted.

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Gaim 1.2.1,released just when you least expect it!

We released Gaim 1.2.1. It contains a few security updates (we'll update our security page soon). And as always, see the ChangeLog for changes.

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Apple Readies Two New Hardware Devices

While they still don't know what they are, two new desktop hardware devices have been approved for production in China. One is a computer, possibly a Mac mini, eMac, or iMac, and another non computer desktop device. Announcement should be within the next few weeks.

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firefox 1.0.3 final candidates

If all goes well, these candidate builds will become the final 1.0.3 release.

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IBM debuts light laptop, the Thinkpad X41

San Francisco (InfoWorld) - IBM on Tuesday announced what company officials said is its lightest portable notebook that features the company's built-in fingerprint reader, along with new software that carries out a complete hardware check to ensure the system is working at peak performance.

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Quick searches in Firefox and Opera

How to make your searching life easier by using Firefox and Opera. Includes several engines and you can now search right from your address bar without ever having to actually visit a search engine to search.

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Mac mini Available At Best Buy

I was perusing the aisles of my local Best Buy as I sometimes like to do, and noticed that they had the Mac mini available for purchase. I know, what a major retail chain chooses to stock isn't the most exciting topic in the world - but the significance here is that this is the only Mac available for purchase in a nationwide chain.

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How to have Lucid Dreams

A lucid dream is a scientifically proven state in which one becomes aware of the fact that they are dreaming. This site gives a brief overview of the various stages of sleep, as well as some methods for increasing your chance of having a lucid dream.

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Open Port Check Tool

This page will serve as a free utility for remotely verifying a port is open or closed. It will be useful for users who wish to check to see if a server is running or a firewall or ISP is blocking certain ports. Can be found at www.canyouseeme.org.

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PookMail.com - Disposable E-Mail

Just make up an e-mail @pookmail.com when you're signing up for something and you can check the e-mail there without having to give out your personal e-mail address or having to create an account with a username and password.

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Car Powered by Compressed Air

CNN reports that a Korean company created a small car powered by compressed air. ENERGINE created its PHEV, or Pneumatic-Hybrid Electric Vehicle, which uses a two-stroke compressed air engine for start, acceleration, and uphill climbs. The car switches to an electric motor when its speed reaches 20-25 km/h (32-40 mi/h).

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Pierce Brosnan may be back as James Bond!

I hope this is true. Dark Horizons is reporting that an apparent MGM insider named 'Artists United' offers a potential other possibility which many may have dismissed... The buzz is that, ultimately, the filmmakers and Sony bosses would like Pierce Brosnan back. All the stuff we heard about Brosnan being out is just a ploy from both camps.

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Programming Ebooks and Tutorials

This site has lot of ebooks, tutorials and articles in most of the technologies. The best part is it has rss feed and lot of testing related resources.

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Tuesday, April 05, 2005

A Scanner Darkly Images

Here go some all new and truly AMAZING images from the film adaptation of Philip K. Dick�s A Scanner Darkly.

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Video of a Remote Controlled F-14

Check out this insanely cool remote controlled F-14, which comes complete with twin afterburners! Too damn awesome.

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Top 10 DVD Drives

Three external drives make auspicious debuts in our newly split chart.

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Tranform your desktop to a Pentium M

WANT TO use a Pentium M chip for your desktop rig? Annoyed by the crippled performance offered by the current mobile chipsets? According to a recent report at Anandtech, Asus may have just the bit of kit for you.

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The Hacker-Proof Network

In Cambridge, Mass., David Pearson is attempting to build an un-hackable network. For decades, public networks have done a fair job of protecting most sensitive communications from all but the most determined efforts to crack them.

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SWF Editor and Easy Flash Movie Maker for SWF Movie Editing

A full function SWF editor to import and edit your SWF movie, and recompile it back to a new SWF file, working the same as the original one. Also an easy yet powerful Flash movie maker to create Flash movies from scratch or with built-in animated effects . . .

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10 Features Longhorn Needs

"The next version of Windows really does need to take things to another level. Let's face it, Windows XP is basically Windows 2000 with some fixes and cosmetic enhancements. Longhorn needs to be much more than that." The author gives 10 features that need to be in the Longhorn release.

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Yahoo Launches Beta Of Hotel Finder

Yahoo Inc. on Monday launched in beta a hotel finder that collects rates, location, availability and other information from hotel chains and online travel agencies, and directs users to the vendors for bookings.

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The six dumbest ways to secure a wireless LAN

For the last three years, I've been meaning to put to rest once and for all the urban legends and myths on wireless LAN security.

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Top Secret German Police Hard Drive Sold Over Ebay For 20 Euros

This week's "Spiegel" - one of Germany's leading weekly papers has revealed that a computer hard drive with confidential data from the Brandenburg police in Germany has been auctioned over eBay for a mere 20 Euros.

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Mini 'light sabres' may battle gum disease

Mini �light sabres� might one day replace the toothbrush in the ongoing battle against gum disease and tooth decay, as scientists are working on a new hand-held device that kills only the �bad� bacteria...may the tooth be with you

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Hackers Add Web, Chat to PSP Video Game Player

More reasons to get a PSP!

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Dell Server $299 Shipped (CDN)

The server comes with a 2.53GHz Celeron, 256MB RAM, 40GB HD, and 48x CD-ROM, and a Floppy Drive (if you select it). It does not come with an OS, but if you need a box for websurfing or you want to dabble with Linux, this is a nice fit. Shipping is of course free as well.

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Dell Server $299 Shipped (CDN)

The server comes with a 2.53GHz Celeron, 256MB RAM, 40GB HD, and 48x CD-ROM, and a Floppy Drive (if you select it). It does not come with an OS, but if you need a box for websurfing or you want to dabble with Linux, this is a nice fit. Shipping is of course free as well.

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SLAX 5 released !!!



SLAX is a small bootable CD containing the Linux operating system. It runs Linux directly from the CD (or USB) without installing. The Live CD described here is based on the Slackware Linux distribution.

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Podcasting: Blogging Out Loud

Mainstream media and advertisers "are scared to death of the next generation -- like my daughter who is 14 -- who don't listen to radio," says podcast developer Adam Curry. "They are on MSN, they've got their iPod, their MP3 player, they've got their Xbox -- they are not listening to radio. So how are they going to reach these audiences?"

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Toothing was a hoax!

What else can I explain? Read up on it in Boing Boing

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FileZilla - Fast (and Free!) FTP Client and Server software for Windows

FileZilla is a fast FTP and SFTP client for Windows with lots of features. FileZilla Server is a reliable FTP server. Both are open source and offer most of the features many retail FTP programs provide but for free.

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Record your Skype calls

It�s not that easy (yet), but the Skype Journal weblog publishes a list of known ways to record Skype phone calls to your Windows computer.

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Windows XP SP 2 encounters cold reception

A new survey showed that less than 20% of North American companies have adopted Windows XP Service Pack 2. But, more companies are tending to hold back on Service Pack 2 than accept it as a standard. We all know that Service Pack 2 is an important update that patches any number of Windows holes.

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Linux fails in small business market

Linux is losing momentum among medium sized enterprises, according to a survey by Canadian research firm Info-Tech Research Group.

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textamerica already has video blogging (and it shows)

Users can contribute video and "blog" it on this site or they can just start their own. Like a recent quote about Google's purported upcoming "Video blog" service, ours is "still a long way [today] from an ideal experience," but we are already doing this... so check it out!

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Discs Are So Dead

Two new formats aim to bury the DVD. But Web distribution will kill them all

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Gmail tries out antiphising tools

Google's popular free Web-based e-mail service is testing phishing protection designed to alert members to potential e-mail fraud attacks.

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How to get the perfect shave

Learn how to shave the old fashion way with a wetshave and save your face.

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The Top 100 Things I'd Do If I Ever Became An Evil Overlord

Have you ever wondered why SOOO many evil overlords get overthrown in the end? Finally, someone has compiled a list of things to do if you were actually an Evil Overlord.

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Firefox, Mozilla Bug Exposes Data

Both Firefox and the Mozilla browser suite are vulnerable to attacks through flawed JavaScript engines, a security firm reported Monday.Firefox and Mozilla users can try this test that Secunia has created to confirm that their browser is vulnerable.

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googlecommunity.com Are you in the community?

Welcome to Google Community.com, the premier discussion forums for everything related to Google. Feel free to post about whatever is on your mind. And don't forget our Chit Chat forum, where you can talk about anything!

Enjoy!

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Dell Server $299 Shipped (CDN)

The server comes with a 2.53GHz Celeron, 256MB RAM, 40GB HD, and 48x CD-ROM, and a Floppy Drive (if you select it). It does not come with an OS, but if you need a box for websurfing or you want to dabble with Linux, this is a nice fit. Shipping is of course free as well.

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SLAX 5 released !!!



SLAX is a small bootable CD containing the Linux operating system. It runs Linux directly from the CD (or USB) without installing. The Live CD described here is based on the Slackware Linux distribution.

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PSP Development Kit Photos

Photos of the Playstation Portable [PSP] Development kit, good luck getting your hands on one though, they're expensive and well, not available to the public.

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Extreme Gmail Forums

In Extreme Gmail Forums, you can find tips, tricks, tools and latest news about this email service. Besides Gmail, you can share information on other web-related topics such as security, software, browsers and peer2peer programs. Gamers and Webmasters looking for latest releases and updates

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GIMPshop for windows!

Finally after a whole week we have a port of GIMPshop for the win32 platform. Everyone enjoy!

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Microsoft Helps With Florida Spam Suit

Microsoft praised Florida Attorney General Charlie Crist on Monday over his work to attempt to stop two Tampa residents from sending spam. Microsoft had been working with Florida officials since November of last year to attempt to shut the operations of the two men down.

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What a Little Moon Dust Can Do

If the plan to set up a base on the moon is to become a reality, scientists will first have to devise a way to deal with a tiny but ubiquitous enemy: lunar dust.Under prolonged exposure, the explorers would be at risk for everything from mechanical failures in spacesuits and airlocks to lung disease

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Firefox to improve pop-up blocking

According to Mozilla employee Asa Dotzler, Firefox will soon block ads launched by both Flash and Java. I think this is great news. Recently I've been seeing some pop-ups while surfing. Hopefully this will solve that problem.

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Play psp multiplayer with one copy of the game!

This is a tutorial to play thug wirelessly with one copy of the game on the psp.

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Gore TV Network to Launch in August, Google Tie-In

Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore on Monday unveiled his new television network, "Current," which aims to attract younger viewers with short videos and a tie-in with the popular Google Inc. search engine.

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Longhorn To Ship One Year After Tiger

Good news everyone, Microsoft plans to ship Longhorn, its next major revision of Windows, during the second quarter of next year, making it one year younger than Apple's Tiger.

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Does DOS still live in Windows XP?

It appears Microsoft have been pouring code of top the code for the past 18 years to cover up the DOS. Does Microsoft even know what it has? DOES ANYONE KNOW, even Microsoft? What is the reality? More CODE To COVER Up CODE, or is DOS gone from XP? Are there's still chunks of 16-bit code from Windows 3.1 in XP? Click on the link for more.

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Hackers Write Spyware For Cash, Not Fame

More than 70 percent of virus writers are now writing spyware under contract, one more piece of evidence that hacking has evolved from mischievous hobby to money-making criminal venture, a security firm reported Monday.

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The history of Microsoft vs Apple

This is a great timeline of all the activity of Microsoft vs Apple. Great link, nothing more to say then that.

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PSP Development Kit Photos

Photos of the Playstation Portable [PSP] Development kit, good luck getting your hands on one though, they're expensive and well, not available to the public.

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Extreme Gmail Forums

In Extreme Gmail Forums, you can find tips, tricks, tools and latest news about this email service. Besides Gmail, you can share information on other web-related topics such as security, software, browsers and peer2peer programs. Gamers and Webmasters looking for latest releases and updates

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Verizon To Offer PalmOne Treo 650

Good news for all Verizon users today. Verizon will begin offering the Treo 650 in the next month. No longer will Verizon customers have to rely on the outdated Treo 600 as the only Palm device available on their network.

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Build your own Database Driven Website

If you ever been interested in building your own guestbook, messageboard, or Content Management System, but aren't to well versed in web development, this is THE place to get started. You will learn how to build your own dynamic database, as well as learn how to insert and withdraw data using PHP and MySQL. Very easy to follow and understand.

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Stock Photography Website

One of the leading sites with literally thousands of stock photos. You know those coroporate websites with various people standing around a desk? Yeah, this is where you get that type of stuff.

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Magnetic Heat Exchanger

A Japanese company has developed a way of exchanging heat that will use a magnetic fluid and will be used to cool down your microprocessor without needing electricity.

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How To Build A Tin Can Waveguide WiFi Antenna

Got no dough for a commercial WiFi antenna? Looking for an inexpensive way to increase the range of your wireless network? A tin can waveguide antenna, or Cantenna, may be just the ticket. This design can be built for under $5 U.S. and reuses a food, juice, or other tin can.

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Google and Video Blogging

While there's no formal announcement yet, Google co-founder Larry Page said Monday that the well-known search engine concern would soon let the general public upload self-produced videos to Google's servers, partly in an effort to learn more about how to more efficiently search and display information about video-based data.

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Snakebot slithers through rough terrain

The OmniTread, a snakelike robot developed at the University of Michigan, moves by rolling like a log or inching along as an inchworm would.

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Snakebot slithers through rough terrain

The OmniTread, a snakelike robot developed at the University of Michigan, moves by rolling like a log or inching along as an inchworm would.

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Trillian 3x Skins

For all you Trillian 3 users...Deviantart.com has skins for Trillian 3x not listed on Trillian's website. Sure beats the default Whistler skin!

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Seagate 160 GB Internal Hard Drive - $49.99 AR

Seagate Internal Hard Drive (ST3160023A-RK) - High performance: This 7200RPM, 160GB drive features an 8MB cache and whisper-quiet motor. 5 Year warantee!! After $70.00 mail-in rebate

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Monday, April 04, 2005

New Version of the Auditor's Security Collection

Extensive collection of network security analysis tools professionally integrated into a bootable Knoppix-based CD. Organized into foot-printing, analysis, scanning, wireless, brute-forcing, cracking categories. Free and released under the GPL.

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New Version of the Auditor's Security Collection

Extensive collection of network security analysis tools professionally integrated into a bootable Knoppix-based CD. Organized into foot-printing, analysis, scanning, wireless, brute-forcing, cracking categories. Free and released under the GPL.

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tvtorrents.ws is Back Up

TV Torrents is back up after a few days of downtime. Great place to download TV shows that you missed in high quality Hi-Def and commercial free.

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Oil and water mix for better drugs

Medicines that could be very useful, but which have toxic side effects, could become safer and more widely available thanks to some unexplained chemistry.

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Russia Seen as Next Global Outsourcing Leader

Russia is poised to become the worlds next leader in computer programming outsourcing, as its IT industry demonstrates dramatic growth and the government is set to approve an initiative that would further put it on accelerated development track. Over the next few years Russia�s outsourcing industry is expected to reach $2 billion a year.

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Microsoft dismisses Apple threat

Microsoft has admitted that Longhorn will have similarities to Apple's next version of OS X

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All Weather LCD TV doused with rain (woman in bikini alert)

They even have a video of the unit getting doused with water while it is on. Has a heater with thermostat to keep it from freezing solid during the winter.

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FCC Ruling: States Cannot Regulate DSL

As expected, the FCC has ruled that BellSouth can mandate that its DSL subscribers also use its phone services.The carrier is now free to pursue its policy to not sell DSL to end customers that purchase voice service over the same local loop that carries a competitors voice service.

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Plenty of Apple Commercials

This site has many of the popular apple commercials in quicktime format. Old and new they're here. There's even a commercial with Bill Gates praising Apple. It also has some other rather strange commercials such as Leonard Nimoy singing about the Hobbit.

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Alternative to online DVD rental

Cinecopia.com has a great alternative to the Netflix of the world. By letting users enter a few of their own titles for trade a member can "rent" unlimiter DVD's directly from other members at a great flat rate of $0.99 per title. No monthly fees and all shiping supplies for free. No way to beat this deal!

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Portable Atari 2600

benjamin heckendorn of portable playstation 2 fame has been working on a prototype for a mass produced portable atari 2600, code named �phoenix�. It has a 3.5� screen, takes 6 aa batteries, uses standard atari game cartridges, and will someday allow me to play hours and hours of joust and moon patrol on international flights.

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Create your own Batch Files

A nice site that gives a general overview of how to create your own batch files, with a list of commands and examples.

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Solving the humming problems of computer soundcards and home theatre system

Explains what the annoying hum from your home theater receiver when you hook up your computer's sound card to it.

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Nice mood music

Great downloadable music, I like listening to it when I'm coding, and there are some good collections for (non-computer) gaming as well.

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MS developing it's own version of the Python scripting language.

Microsoft is developing a home-grown version of the popular Python scripting language. Dubbed "IronPython," the twist Microsoft is bringing to its implementation is that it will run on the .NET Framework, which is the Microsoft programming environment used to create Windows applications.

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MIT developing $100 laptops for children

In a rural Cambodian village where the homes lack electricity, the nighttime darkness is pierced by the glow from laptops that children bring from school.


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T-Mobile Finally Opens Blocked Ports for Blackberries

Seems like T-Mobile "may" have gotten their act together and re-opened the block ports that caused third party applications to fail and BlackBerry devices. I'm hoping others will share with us how they got Verichat or Feedburner to work. I haven't been able to get my RSS feeds to update on my BlackBerry 7100T for weeks now.

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Sony PSP vs. Nintendo DS

We pit the two handhelds against each other in a fight to the death. Or expired battery, whichever comes first.

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Digg Widget for Konfabulator

Can't believe this hasn't been posted yet, if it has and I missed it, let me know. Gates McCallister just released a Konfabulator Widget that shows the news from Digg's homepage on your Konfabulator Desktop.

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ATi Radeon X800 Buyers Guide

shows the diffenrant types of X800 such as the XL,SE and XT PE

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Games that shoot back

The U.S. Military has a game for recruitment and training that sends shocks like a stun gun to the player's hips.

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When will my favorite TV Show come out on DVD?

A well organized list collection of TV Show DVD release dates.

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The most effective optical illusion part II

If you liked the first one, you'd like this as well

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second candidates for firefox 1.0.3

We found a problem in the first round of candidates and this new round of builds corrects that problem. Any help testing these new builds is greatly appreciated.

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Students Using New Generation of Downloads

College junior Kyle Taylor is downloading hundreds of songs by No Doubt, Bruce Springsteen and others onto the Compaq laptop in his cramped dormitory room. With a few more clicks of his mouse, Taylor is watching commercial-free "Seinfeld" episodes on his computer.

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Sony's PSP is far from perfect

Sony's new PSP has a long way to go. All over the Net there is hype and there are reviews. I don't buy into the hype and I disagree with most of the reviews. - from aworldofhelp.com

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Language Construction Kit

If you've ever been interested in creating your own speaking language then this site may be of some interest to you. Covers areas including the process of word building, as well as how to create a lexicon, unique sounds, and an alphabet.

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Images for your blogs etc

Where To Find Great Free Photographs And Visuals For Your Own Online Articles

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Video tutorials galore

Need help backing up a DVD (**FOR THE RIGHT PURPOSES...) or making a cd from a certain file type? Then look no further than this site. Its great.

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Vatican Used SMS, Email to Announce Pope's Death

It took just minutes for the Vatican to alert the world's media of Pope John Paul's death -- using text messages and email so the 2,000-year-old Church could meet the new demands of real-time news.

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Flash Game - Pig Blaster (Pig Aviation)

Pretty humorous flash game... worth a few minutes of playtime.

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Netflix Turnaround Calculator

The author of this page claims Netflix has a scam going. Netflix turnaround time is the time between dropping off a Netflix rental in the mail and receiving a replacement for that rental in your mailbox.

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The most effective optical illusion part II

If you liked the first one, you'd like this as well

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Interesting Facts

Boast to your friends, quench a portion of your knowledge thirst, or simply burn time....Great site with literally hundreds of General interesting facts.

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Notepad2

Great program for all your coding needs. Enjoy

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New Technology for Disk Drives. 1 Terabyte

Hitachi reports a storage density of 230 billion bits per square inch, an achievement that would make desktop computer drives capable of storing a trillion bytes of information, roughly twice the capacity of today's disks. Wow, one terabyte.

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Hacking Google for fun and profit

Google can be also used to conduct reconnaissance on vulnerable systems without sending packets to a target. Attackers can map domains or get a list of vulnerable servers using the search engine. "You could get the same data using other techniques but this is mapping with stealth and style,"

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Hacking Google for fun and profit

Google can be also used to conduct reconnaissance on vulnerable systems without sending packets to a target. Attackers can map domains or get a list of vulnerable servers using the search engine. "You could get the same data using other techniques but this is mapping with stealth and style,"

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Behind the scenes of the broken and systm

So I finally decided to get a new blog up and running. My intention is to keep a running diary of our production progress as we work to release new episodes of thebroken, as well as debuting our new show, systm.

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Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide,An in-depth exploration of the art of shell s

This tutorial assumes no previous knowledge of scripting or programming, but progresses rapidly toward an intermediate/advanced level of instruction . . . all the while sneaking in little snippets of UNIX® wisdom and lore...

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Nintendogs / Puppy Times!!!

Nintendo expands on the tamagotchi with Puppy Times, a game for the new NintendoDS. (hope no one has posted this)

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Image After ( Free images and textures )

In the imageafter.com 'image' directory you can expect free high resolution images of objects, places, animals, mechanics, insects, signs, circuits and plants etc. All stock photos can be freely downloaded and used in you commercial or personal works.currently 9865 textures and images available.

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Study uses video games to fight obesity

85 children are being recruited by the West Virginia Public Employees Insurance Agency to participate in an at-home study using the video game Dance Dance Revolution to increase activity.

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GeForceFX Watercooling

we have had a very special project going on since before FX was even launched.

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firefox & mozilla icon packs

Welcome to the Mozilla/Firefox icon packs project page - THE place to get icons for Firefox and Mozilla!

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AMD Athlon 64 Venice tested

X-bit labs tests the new Venice core of AMD's Athlon 64 processors. The new processors using this core feature SSE 3 support and Dual Stress Liner technology.

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mozDex - The Open Source Search Engine

mozDex is a search engine that uses open source search technologies to create an open and fair index. It also has a clustering option similar to Clusty.

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Adobe Creative Suite 2 announced

Adobe today announced the Adobe Creative Suite 2, which includes new versions of Adobe's Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and GoLive applications.

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Designing Web Sites for Mobile Browsers

Here's a great article by IBM on how to design web sites especially for mobile web browsers.

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KDE programming tutorials

Always wondered where to start with programming on the linux side? Here is a site with tons of useful tutorials, FAQs, link and resources.

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Top Ten Must Haves...!

Which gadgets are CNET editors raving about? We rounded up the latest and greatest gear for work and play, then narrowed down our list to the top 10 devices you shouldn't go without. After all, it's all about who owns the hottest toys.

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Samples of accessible Flash

Here are some available examples of accessible Flash

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Google: A Behind-the-Scenes Look

In this program, Jeff Dean of Google describes some of these challenges, discusses applications Google has developed, and highlights systems they've built, including GFS, a large-scale distributed file system, and MapReduce, a library for automatic parallelization and distribution of large-scale computation.

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DS Tunneling Software!

It looks like functional online gaming with the DS is closer than we thought. "Jadrule is developing DS tunneling software that will allow all DS multiplayer games to be played online. Sources from the Italian developer Jadrule have confirmed exclusively to DSGaming that they are nearing an alpha release of their DS tunneling software."

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Practical PHP Programming

Welcome to the home of the online book, "Practical PHP Programming". The latest copy of the book will always be kept here.

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Use Google to Find Free MP3s, WMAs, OGGs, and Other Music Files

People leave music files in unprotected directories all of the time. Here's how to get to them.

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Nvu to rival programs like FrontPage and Dreamweaver

Finally! A complete Web Authoring System for Linux Desktop users as well as Microsoft Windows and Macintosh users to rival programs like FrontPage and Dreamweaver

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Apple Computer turns 29 years old!

No. It's not an April Fool's Joke. Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs founded the storied computer company on this day in 1976. Woz was working at Hewlett-Packard and Jobs was living with his parents, but in just a few years they would be titans of industry...

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Behind the hack

If you ever wondered what is really going on behind the screen you are looking at and what makes that box with a fast chip in it do what it does, this article might give you a better understanding of it all.
Find out how cracks and keygens are made.

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Sunday, April 03, 2005

Google Ride Finder

Find a taxi, limousine or shuttle using real time position of vehicles.

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