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Let me give you some advice…

Let me give you some advice…

Ed Steele January 20, 2006 Comments Off on Let me give you some advice…

So you have all the antivirus antispyware anti-everything right? You’re safe and secure. You can browse the web safely too because you’re using FireFox. Let me give you some advice. The web is still

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Wine beats Windows?

Wine beats Windows?

Ed Steele January 19, 2006 Comments Off on Wine beats Windows?

WineHQ is reporting that wine beat windows xp in a number of benchmarking tests. They put wine 0.9.5 on identical Gentoo Linux machine and Windows XP SP2 machine and came up with some interesting

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You could SkypeOut or you could pull a VoIP Stunt!

You could SkypeOut or you could pull a VoIP Stunt!

Ed Steele January 17, 2006 Comments Off on You could SkypeOut or you could pull a VoIP Stunt!

For some time now, there have been internet apps designed to bring the telephone to the computer. Everything from websites with embedded applications to standalone apps. You may remember the names MyFreeLD.com, DialPad, Net2Phone,

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Thunderbird is to Outlook Express as FireFox is to Internet Explorer

Thunderbird is to Outlook Express as FireFox is to Internet Explorer

Ed Steele January 12, 2006 Comments Off on Thunderbird is to Outlook Express as FireFox is to Internet Explorer

Mozilla.org has released version 1.5 of its stand alone email client Thunderbird. The great thing about Thunderbird is it’s clean and yet feature packed, like its brother FireFox. The latest incarnation does email, newsgroups,

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GUI GUI Gum drops!

GUI GUI Gum drops!

Ed Steele January 10, 2006 Comments Off on GUI GUI Gum drops!

Listeners to the podcast PowerUser.TV got some interesting news in the recent podcast. An interview with Microsoft Windows Vista developers confirmed that the new GUI in Vista will be that glassy look we’ve come

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Space…. the final frontier

Space…. the final frontier

Ed Steele December 23, 2005 Comments Off on Space…. the final frontier

Ever look up to the sky and wonder, are we alone? What are all those stars up there? Is Scotty ever going to beam me up?… oh, maybe that last one is just me.

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Google Earth For Mac OS X

Google Earth For Mac OS X

Ed Steele December 9, 2005 Comments Off on Google Earth For Mac OS X

Ever since switching over to a Mac I have missed the useful and fun application of Google Earth as many others have noted. Every Mac User has seen it on a PC as well

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Turn Your Core Into “Almost Premium” With A Xbox 360 Hard Drive

Turn Your Core Into “Almost Premium” With A Xbox 360 Hard Drive

Ed Steele December 8, 2005 Comments Off on Turn Your Core Into “Almost Premium” With A Xbox 360 Hard Drive

So you managed to score a 360 Core System, and want to be able to make use of the cool features the Xbox 360 hard drive gives you? The major difference between the Core

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Too cool for your phone

Too cool for your phone

Ed Steele December 6, 2005 Comments Off on Too cool for your phone

Sure cameraphones are starting to get up to 2.0 megapixels in the US (my Sony K750 has this), but thats nothing to printing your pictures off of your phone. Using something called HS-RSS (I’m

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It’s Time To Improve Your Tinfoil Hat

It’s Time To Improve Your Tinfoil Hat

Ed Steele November 15, 2005 Comments Off on It’s Time To Improve Your Tinfoil Hat

Finally, the guys at MIT have gotten around to analyzing the design of the conspiracy theorist’s primary tool: The tinfoil hat. It’s supposed to guard the wearer’s delicate grey matter from the malevolent “establishment”

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The VirtuSphere

The VirtuSphere

Ed Steele November 14, 2005 Comments Off on The VirtuSphere

It has always been a gamers dream to physically be part of the game and now it is getting closer. The VirtuSphere allows for 360 degree movements without ever running into walls or anything.

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Gravitational Tractor…The Realistic Way to Save Earth

Gravitational Tractor…The Realistic Way to Save Earth

Ed Steele November 11, 2005 Comments Off on Gravitational Tractor…The Realistic Way to Save Earth

The Gravity Tractor the was developed by two NASA Astronauts who thought the solution depicted in Hollywood’s Armegeddon was the stupidest thing they’ve ever seen. It is a rocket that is launched into space

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The Flaming Fox Flings Forth Fabulous Future Freebie

The Flaming Fox Flings Forth Fabulous Future Freebie

Ed Steele November 4, 2005 Comments Off on The Flaming Fox Flings Forth Fabulous Future Freebie

Now try and say that five times fast while holding your tongue and dancing a jig while patting your head and… *smack* *smack* …thanks lunacy8m, I needed that. FireFox just released RC1 of their

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Ultima Online (UO): The 8th Age Expansion Pack

Ultima Online (UO): The 8th Age Expansion Pack

Ed Steele October 28, 2005 Comments Off on Ultima Online (UO): The 8th Age Expansion Pack

Sorry for the lack of updates yesterday and today. Some joker went and released “The 8th Age” expansion pack for Ultima Online and managed to suck me & all my spare time back into

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Software can be a gadget too!

Software can be a gadget too!

Ed Steele September 23, 2005 Comments Off on Software can be a gadget too!

Stardock, the people who brought us such programs as WindowBlinds, Objectbar, DesktopX, and Objectdock, among others, now brings to you a website geared for the promotion and distribution of “Desktop Gadgets”. DesktopGadgets.com showcases these

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