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Anonymous proxy? Hide yourself online.

Ever want to go somewhere on the net where you shouldn’t be without the “man” knowing? Come on. Get your mind out of the gutter. Think of something like playing fantasy football at work. We all do it. We just don’t want the boss to know how much we do it. If this is the case then you need to use an anonymous proxy server.


Your PC can cure disease, discover ET, solve the mysteries of the universe and much more.

Do you feel like you just don’t do enough for society and you want to actually contribute something even if it is just 1’s and 0’s. Then here are 10 great programs that you can install and run on your PC when you have to go back to work cause your incompetent boss, who claims to know everything, just deleted the finance department share from the network. (omg.. it’s the second time this month!!)


The definitive guide to remote controlling your PC.

We have all been there. Its late at night and you are beat from a day of answering questions and solving problems for your coworkers. All you want to do is watch T.V. and goto bed. Then the phone rings and it is either a family member or friend who just blew up their computer downloading the latest holiday screen saver which wiped out something they need ASAP. For your sake I hope it was a cocktail recipe. Anyway, instead of trying to teach them where the My Computer icon is or the intricacies of regedit over the phone, wouldn’t be easier to take control of their system remotely and just fix it yourself. That way you can get back to your Bay Watch rerun faster. Read on for the definitive guide to remote controlling your PC.


Installing a Mythtv OSX Frontend.

Install OSX and the Mythtv frontend on a clean system.
For Christmas this year I got an awesome gift of a Mac Mini core solo to use as a Mythtv frontend on my bedroom entertainment center. My brother had recently bought two of them and said they worked great. He configured the Mac against his own Mythtv system in Ohio and then shipped it too me in Florida. The unit booted fine when I got it but would not connect to my Mythtv backend. So I started from scratch and here’s how I did it.


Easy screencast utility for your mom…

Lets face it. Some of us are just more visual then others. For example, no matter how many times I write long articles explaining how to do something for my mother she just can’t seem to understand it. Wouldn’t it just be easier to show her? Enter freesceencast.com. Freescreencast.com allows you to quickly and easily […]

Using the Nokia N770, N800, & N810 Internet Tablet with a bluetooth cell phone.

N800 I hate smart phone web browsers. They never seem to work with the one web page I need. Plus the screens are so small as to be almost unreadable. That is where the Nokia N800 internet tablet enters the picture. The N800 features a crisp 800x480 display and the Firefox web browser we all know and love. It was designed from the beginning to complement your cell phone. Below I will explain how to couple your N800 with your bluetooth phone so you have full internet access when you are out of range of a wifi hot spot, all without having to pay for a data plan from your cell phone provider.

Top 5 OS independent applications for your new system

I just bought a 17 inch MacBook Pro. The reason I went with the Mac is because apple hardware is the only hardware that can run all three of the major operating system out of the box. In my day to day life I support Linux, Windows, and OSX systems. Even though I have to support three operating systems, I like to try to use the same software stack on each system, to make my life easier. So below is my top five applications that are the same on each OS.

How to start a blog…? Part one

The first step to starting a blog of your own is to determine the type of information you would like to convey to the world. I know, this sounds like daunting task but, if you take it one step at a time, it is not that hard. Take a look at your interest and activities […]