Tuesday, August 26, 2008

URL Encoding

URL Encoding

Need help with properly encoding your URL? Here is a nice resource. It also has a 'converter' at the bottom...

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Monday, August 25, 2008

Syfer.nl - Laptop Alarm - Home

Syfer.nl - Laptop Alarm - Home

Check out this 'free for personal use' application that when enabled will lock your computer and if things like 'ac power loss, or usb mouse unpluged, or mouse movement beyond set amount' occurs, a 'sub siren' type sound will be emitted at full volume.

Not bad for those of you who need a quick potty break while "working" at the local Starbucks, but I'm still not sure it's worth the risk of leaving it out of your sight. It might just cause the thief to run faster...

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LocatePC, Free Theft Recovery Software for your PC

LocatePC, Free Theft Recovery Software for your PC

Here is a cool Free for personal use application that will email you if/when your IP address changes and/or every set number of days. Not bad for free!!

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Saturday, August 16, 2008

For you T-Mo / Google Android fans...

Check out the skinny on the upcoming HTC Dream (aka, google android phone). http://74.53.74.242/~killcps/2008/08/android-info-galore-2/

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Friday, August 15, 2008

Totally Free Burner, 100% Free CD DVD Burning Software

Totally Free Burner, 100% Free CD DVD Burning Software

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5min. How to buy a car without getting screwed...

Courtesy of lifehacker.com

This guys is funny and has some really basic tips for buying a car. This is mostly 'new car' focused, however, even buying used, it has good tips.

Check it out...

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Here's a nice hack for cheap 'button cell' batteries.

This video shows you how some batteries actually are sold with 'smaller' ones inside.

For instance an Engizer A23 actually has 8 small 394 cells in it.

Or some 9volts actually have 6 AAAs in them. Who knew??




12 Volt Battery Hack! You'll Be Surprised... - video powered by Metacafe

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Friday, August 08, 2008

PESoft TinyResMeter

For those of us who can't rest without knowing things like your cpu load %, or your current HD free space, check out this simple, small application that will sit on your screen and provide you with these details and more.

If you subscribe to their newsletter you will gain some additional features. (not sure what they are yet ;-)

PESoft TinyResMeter

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