Thursday, July 30, 2009

Freeware Goodies

I like free, freeware, free stuff. And when I can get free for my PC's, well, then I need to share with you all.

A couple of the freeware goodies I use are: VLC Media Player, pert near plays any music, video file you can toss at it. Audacity is the best open-source audio editors out there and has been in my applications folder for years.

There is also a link at the end of the article for other programs that are worth your bandwidth. ...

Wednesday, July 29, 2009

1TB of Goodness in a Laptop Drive

Western Digital announced two new mobile hard drives that reach new capacity extremes. The highlight is a one terabyte model – the industry's highest-capacity 2.5-inch drive available. Industry-leading 333 GB-per-platter technology enables the new WD Scorpio® Blue™ SATA 2.5-inch hard drives to offer mobile storage device and notebook users an enormous 1 TB capacity. A 750 GB WD Scorpio Blue model also will be available. ...

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Sony’s 400-Disc Blu-Ray Megachanger

400 Disc? Are you kidding me? So you don’t get out much?  Ya might want to take a look see. It’s called outside and there’s birds, blue sky and fresh air

Monday, July 27, 2009

Crappy Gadgets

I saw this article on “10 Gadgets We’d Like to Throw Into a Black Hole” and specifically had to post it because of the bonus “gadget” — that deserves to be thrown beyond the event horizon, never to return. Seriously!

Sunday, July 26, 2009

Digital Data Self-Destruct

Scientists at the University of Washington have come up with a tool that will make online messages, including emails and Facebook messages, self-destruct after they attain a pre-specified age. The tool is aptly called Vanish. Cool huh? ...

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Comic Con - What I Am Missing

I am just that geeky that I do go to Comic Cons. Albeit, I didn't get tickets and there aren't any to be had this year.

Here are . Get your geek on this morning!

Friday, July 24, 2009

Longest Solar Eclipse Ever

Well, maybe not ever, but there certainly was a long solar eclipse that cast a wide shadow for several minutes over Asia and the Pacific Ocean on Wednesday. It would have been awesome to see, but hey, how about some pics instead?

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Geeky Wrapping Paper

Being that I just moved, you get to take stock of what you have, or in my case, what I don't have.

So when I came across this wrapping paper, it will be a must have for not only the holiday season, but everyday use! Slap some geek on that gift! ...

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

End of Office 2000

If you are running Office 2000, it's a goner now. Support for Microsoft Office 2000 finally ended on Tuesday, last week, 10 years after the productivity suite was launched. Time to upgrade! ...

  

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

EVGA Announces Dual Monitor System

Hey! What a concept, huh? Why bother buying 2 monitors and getting all dual connected and shared. Just buy the both of them and shazam! PRETTY! ...

Monday, July 20, 2009

Harry Potter and the Vengeful Malware

I am jonesing to see HP and of course I know better than to try and find a illegal copy of the new film on the WEB. Just in case you venture out there and attempt that, beware, there's a payload of nasty attached to it. ...

Sunday, July 19, 2009

Friday, July 10, 2009

I Like to Move It

kingjulien

I am moving my personal location to a far far better place, so I am going to take a BLOG break. Talk to you all soon!

Sing it with me...

I like to move it, move it, I like to move it, move it! You like to...

Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Windows 7 Pricing

Yea, ummm... we aren't very happy about the "redonkulis" overpriced operating system that Microsoft will be rolling out in October.

After Vista, the Millennium Edition 2007, they need to really, seriously, rethink their Windows 7 pricing. ...

Monday, July 06, 2009

Email Etiquette

I always appreciate a good article on good email etiquette. My had a link to and my covered

There is always more to say on the subject, so here is a pretty good article on . Good reading!

Friday, July 03, 2009

What Breaking the Sound Barrier Looks Like

A F-22 Raptor participating in an exercise in the Gulf of Alaska June 22, 2009 as it executed a supersonic flyby over the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis.

The photos reveal what Mach 1 looks like. Cool!

 

Thursday, July 02, 2009

Geek Tool Of The Day - Unlocker 1.8.7

Unlocker helps delete locked files with error messages like:
- Cannot delete file: Access is denied
- There has been a sharing violation.
- The source or destination file may be in use.
- The file is in use by another program or user.
- Make sure the disk is not full or write-protected and that the file is not currently in use

Simply right click the file or folder and select Unlocker. If the file or folder is locked then a window will appear with a list of processes locking the file or folder. Select the locks and click Unlock and you are done. ...

Wednesday, July 01, 2009

USB Wireless PC Lock

If you’re worried about your personal files being left unprotected at your desk when you’re away from your computer, but you’re too forgetful to secure it each time you leave, this gadget is definitely for you. The USB Wireless PC Lock automatically locks your computer every time you are away from it to protect your privacy.  ...