This is actually pretty cool. Google is tracking the rate of incidents of the flu by tracking the rate of incidents of certain search terms: We have found a close relationship between how many people search for flu-related topics and how many
I use Godaddy.com for alot of my domains, both for domain registration and hosting, so this story doesn’t give me the warm & fuzzy feeling I’d like from a domain registration company. But nevertheless, it reminds us that we should change our
Washington Post story which clearly illustrates why you need to be careful with file sharing programs like Limewire, despite the peer-to-peer (P2P) application arena having enormous potential. Sometime late last year, an employee of a McLean investment firm decided to trade some
If you just bought a new desktop or laptop, no doubt it came with 30-Day trials of typical well known AntiVirus, AntiSpyware applications along with a host of other applications whose licenses expires within 30 to 60 days. The good news is,
UPDATE (12/29/14): Arggh! So they shutdown the TrueCrypt for some crazy cockeyed reason. But it’s still a good product as far as I’m concerned and I still use it to encrypt my flash drive. The last version of the software is still
How-To Geek has a nice writeup on how to create a shortcut or hotkey for the “Safely Remove Hardware” dialog. Comes in handy if you’re like me and use a flash drive alot.
Lifehacker has a great writeup on running Windows apps inside Linux with VirtualBox.
MaximumPC HOWTO on tweaking XP, from speeding up the Windows Start Menu (to give the appearance of a boost!), to diagnostics, and other enhancements.
CodecInstaller helps determine what codecs you need to play a media file properly. If you end up using the software alot, drop the guy a couple of bucks, since the app is free.