Archive for December, 2008

Fedora Core 10 Review, Part 2

Fedora Core 10 Review, Part 2

I am a Redhat Certified Technician (RHCT),  so naturally I do like the Fedora distributions. The last couple Fedora releases have little bit of a let down, slow and buggy. This caused me to convert over to Ubuntu which I am currently using (8.10). After my install of Fedora Core 10 in Part 1 of […]

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Check Your Spelling in Any Application

Check Your Spelling in Any Application

We all make spelling mistakes and sometimes we regret not checking before sending an email or publishing a blog. There are many applications that don’t include a spell checker and you don’t want to launch your word processor just for that. This is when tinySpell becomes handy; it’s a small utility that allows you to […]

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Venus Ushers in the New Year

Venus Ushers in the New Year

Venus will lead a planetary parade that ushers in a new year. To locate Venus stare high above the southwestern horizon at nightfall where the brightest planet can be seen clearly. You will be able to see this bright planet with the naked eye, but you will need a clear cool night to get the […]

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Handbrake for Video Conversions

Handbrake for Video Conversions

I was looking for an application to change my video files into different formats for all of my media players and I found Handbrake. HandBrake is an open-source, GPL-licensed, multiplatform, multithreaded video transcoder, available for MacOS X, Linux and Windows. Handbrake can convert any DVD-like source: VIDEO_TS folder, DVD image or real DVD (unencrypted–protection methods […]

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Fedora Core 10 Review, Part 1

Fedora 10 (codename Cambridge), released 25 November 2008 has been hyped to be as good as Fedora 6. Now I loved Fedora 6 and used it as my primary desktop for a long time. Then I “upgraded” to 8, that was a huge disappointment. I skipped even trying 9 after the headaches with 8. When […]

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Watch Movies and TV on your iPhone for Free!

Watch Movies and TV on your iPhone for Free!

What’s Joost? It’s a way to watch videos – music, TV, movies and more – over the Internet and on your iPhone or iPod absolutely free! In September 2008, Joost relaunched as a browser-based streaming service. Most full episodes come from Viacom and CBS, both investors in Joost. Joost also just released an application for […]

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Yahoo Goes Offline

Yahoo Goes Offline

At around 11:28 AM CST Yahoo was offline. As I write this blog Yahoo is still offline. How can such a company like Yahoo go offline ever? We were able to access Google, ESPN, and other sites during the Yahoo outage. It’s now 11:33 AM CST and Yahoo is still offline. Yahoo is currently back […]

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Atari 2600 on Windows Mobile 6

As you all know by now I like older video games and you may have read my post about Nintendo EMU on Windows Mobile 6. I also love the Atari 2600 games. I know that Stella is a good EMU for Linux, and I was happy to find that they have a version for Windows […]

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iPhone App Serves up your Favorite Drink

iPhone App Serves up your Favorite Drink

Have you ever been asked at a party you had to make a special drink for someone? In most cases you probably didn’t know or have all the ingredients. The guess work is over and you can impress your friends and family with the new iPhone app called “Drinks“. The app is inexpensive and only […]

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Free Internet Security Software

Free Internet Security Software

Internet security is important in keeping your data safe from intruders and malicious software. In the past 12 months security risks are at an all time high with malware, trojans and viruses spreading rapidly each day. The CNet award winning COMODO’s Internet Security with Firewall and AntiVirus software will protect your PC from malicious software […]

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Free Office Suite for your New PC

Free Office Suite for your New PC

You just purchased a new PC for cheap ($499) and it has everything you need from browsing the internet to email, but it’s missing something very important that can make you more productive. You need an Office suite that has word processing, spreadsheets, presentations, and more, but it will cost you. You can purchase Microsoft […]

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Need that New TV Wall Mounted?

You just opened up your new LCD or Plasma big screen TV and you want it mounted on your wall. Well, there’s good news! You can go online and find a qualified service provider that can do the job and do it right. Save time and money on hassle-free home/office repairs and improvements with ServiceLive.com. […]

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