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Bit Torrent Users Beware

A Wired article details some legal action taken against Bit Torrent site administrators and users. Acting on detailed information provided by the motion picture industry, [...]

May 26, 2005 // 2 Comments

A Firefox Glossary

O’Reilly has a Firefox glossary explaining some common terms and detailing some of the useful features of the web browser. The article is written by the author oof [...]

May 20, 2005 // 0 Comments


Amid reports of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer losing market share to Firefox comes a preview of IE 7, which is to include tabbed browsing, built-in RSS news aggregator [...]

May 18, 2005 // 5 Comments

15 Things You Can Do With RSS

15 Things You Can Do With RSS shows some pretty nifty things you can do besides reading news. [Link via Cynical-C] UPDATE: Content gone. Try this: Top 10 Things You Can Do [...]

May 9, 2005 // 0 Comments

Google Web Accelerator

New Google Tool: Google Web Accelerator, described as: An application that uses the power of Google’s global computer network to make web pages load faster. Google Web [...]

May 5, 2005 // 4 Comments

Computer Chronicles

Ever watch the PBS series Computer Chronicles? It ran from 1983 – 2002. All the epsiodes are archived to meet all your nostalgic computer needs. Here’s the [...]

April 28, 2005 // 0 Comments

Handheld Wikipedia

You too can carry the Encyclopedia of All Things on your PDA. Here are some step-by-step instructions for copying Wikipedia to your handheld device. It uses the TomeRaider, a [...]

April 25, 2005 // 0 Comments

Get Perpendicular

Hitachi has a Schoolhouse Rock-like animation called “Get Perpendicular” which explains how greater areal density is achieved on perpendicular recording [...]

April 19, 2005 // 1 Comment

Beware The Bogus Blog

Cyber criminals are starting to use fake blogs to infect visitor’s machines with keylogging software or viruses. Of course! Free blogs, free disk space and many times [...]

April 14, 2005 // 1 Comment

One For The Spellchecking Nazis

The latest beta version (3) of the Google Toolbar has a new feature that will excite our Spellcheck Nazi group of readers [looks at Pete]. A spellcheck toolbar button will [...]

April 11, 2005 // 5 Comments

Firefox on a Stick

This one for Firefox fanboys… When you just can’t be without your favorite browser, try Portable Firefox. It is designed to run on a USB drive. Columnist Jeremy [...]

March 21, 2005 // 0 Comments

Coming This Summer: IE v7.0

Microsoft is planning to release version 7 of its Internet Explorer browser. It will focus on better security although methinks there need to be a lot of bells and whistles [...]

February 15, 2005 // 0 Comments

RoadRunner to Get Faster in January

Road Runner said Tuesday that it will boost the download speed for its basic subscribers, who pay $45 a month, from 3 mbps to 5 mbps. Its premium customers, who pay $84.95 a [...]

December 15, 2004 // 2 Comments

SF RSS Feeds

For those who are into such things, Locus Magazine now supports RSS feeds! [Thanks to James at Big Dumb Object for the link] And here’s a list of RSS feeds that I [...]

December 9, 2004 // 8 Comments

A Borg-Like Marketing Approach for Firefox

Here’s a recent article on how the Mozilla Foundation are using open-source methods in the marketing of their Firefox browser. I thought this part was interesting: The [...]

December 6, 2004 // 1 Comment

I Never Would Have Thought It Possible…

Of course, I never would have thought it desirable either. But someone has figured out how to generate stereograms with JavaScript. Yet another “feature” that [...]

December 2, 2004 // 3 Comments

Netscape/IE Hybrid Browser

Netscape revealed the newest version of their web browser which runs on a user’s choice of 2 (count ’em) browser engines: The Gecko engine and the Microsoft IE [...]

November 30, 2004 // 0 Comments

The Face of an Ass-Clown

The spammer trial revealed some of the inner working of ass-clown spammers. Convicted spammer Jaynes (pictured in the CNN story) operated on 16 high-speed lines – the [...]

November 15, 2004 // 2 Comments

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