Asus Eee PC with Windows XP available at Bestbuy April 9th.

Asus Eee PC with Windows XP available at Bestbuy April 9th.

LaptopMag is reporting that the Asus EeePC is going to be available in April at Bestbuy. It should run around $399. The system that will run the Windows XP OS will be the standard Eee PC 4G. Check out the specifications list after the jump. ...

Linux unscathed at the PWN 2 OWN contest

The Macbook air went down quick in only 2 minutes on the first day of the competition. Windows Vista SP1 went down on the last day after 2 days of intense work. The only OS left standing (drum role please) LINUX. Reportedly, participants reportedly were not prepared to deal with the SP1 version of Vista or it may have gone down faster. The exact ex ...

Do you need free and legal images for your blog?

If you do need free and legal pictures for your blog did you ever consider Flickr.com? I never did until someone pointed out that you can search for images by license. Go to advanced search, choose Commercial license and search away. The selection is amazing, but what will really impress you is the quality. Happy hunting. ...

WordPress 2.5 has finally been released!

I’m sure this is being covered to death but, if you haven’t heard, WordPress 2.5 is out. Some of the improvements include: multi-file uploading one-click plugin upgrades built-in galleries customizable dashboard salted passwords and cookie encryption media library a WYSIWYG that doesn’t mess with your code concurrent post editing prot ...

Linux backup software. The old standby and the scrappy new kid.

Amanda vs Bacula Open Source / Free Backup Software One of the most popular questions I get concerning using Linux in a production environment is how to back the system up without having to resort to non-open source solutions. Backing up Linux isn’t any different then backing up any of it closed source counterparts. The options range from sim ...

How to print out a list of your files and folders in windows.

A coworker of mine recently asked me how he could get a printout of his files and folders. I replied “why are you asking me? I don’t freaking know” (In my defense, I have been out of Zoloft for a week) So as an apology, I did some research and found a program that will print out his crappy files and folders. The program is called ...

What’s on your computer’s hard drive? Analyze this…

Here is another great free utility/program so you can calm the OCD voices in your head. Xinorbis is a simple but powerful hard drive analyzer. It gives the user an overview of the contents of your hard disk or directory, complete with graphs, tables and tree displays. It works for (Windows 98/ME/2000/XP) so even if you are still living in the stone ...

How to fix the web in 5 minutes with the Grease Monkey and Firebug plugins for Firefox.

If you don’t know what Grease Monkey is, it is a Firefox plugin that allows you to run your own java script on any page you are viewing. Now why would you want to do that? Well, basically it allows you to fix or enhance any web page out there to meet your requirements and not those that the designer wants to force on you. In order to help you ...

Windows explorer folder size utility for XP and 2000

This little handy and free utility lets you see how big your folders are in Windows explorer. This way you can find out which folders are taking up all your space on your hard drive instead of just randomly guessing. Now you will have time to do your chores around the house… lucky you. Or you could get one of these… Get the free utility ...

Windows explorer with tabs just like good ole Firefox.

How much do you love the tabs in the Firefox web browser? If I could have tabs on everything, including life, I would. Seeing that it makes life so much easier, I often wondered why Microsoft didn’t incorporate tabs into their operating systems. Well, now I don’t care cause I found a program that does just that. Hello QTTabBar!! It only ...
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