Archive for April, 2006

Free Online Books > Computers & Internet

Sunday, April 30th, 2006

Free Online Books > Computers & Internet Excellent site covering 5000+ books. Something useful for me!

I want a Freeware Utility to … 450+ common problems solved : eConsultant

Thursday, April 27th, 2006

I want a Freeware Utility to … 450+ common problems solved : eConsultant An excellent list of free utilities that can be used to rip cds, perform security audits, paint programs etal. Well worth a look when you are looking for a piece of software to do something and you dont want to pay for […]

Handy freeware programs to put on a USB stick

Wednesday, April 26th, 2006

A list of free programs that do not require an installation and can be used directly from your USB stick or any other removable drive — Instant, portable (USB key/stick) software toolkit. Make yours today read more | digg story

Using OpenBSD

Wednesday, April 26th, 2006

Want to use the world’s most secure free software operating system, but don’t want to spend hours learning how to use it? Just in time for next week’s 3.9 release, this guide has a bunch of tips and tricks for getting OpenBSD up and running with many extras: the Java Development Kit, multi-core or multi-CPU […]

Aerial photographs from around the world using gyro stablazied cameras.

Wednesday, April 26th, 2006

Have a look at these stunning new images, taken with the latest gyro stabalised mount. Shots from the UK, US, Norway, Isreal etc. — There are some seriously nice pictures here! Wallpaper worthy for sure! read more | digg story

macZOT! BlogZOT v2 – SubEthaEdit

Wednesday, April 26th, 2006

It appears that the fine people who make SubEthaEdit from CodingMonkeys will be potentially giving it away in BLOGZOT 2.0 on MacZOT.com due to this event MacZOT and TheCodingMonkeys will award $105,000 in Mac software. I have thought about this piece of software for a little while now and have not had the cash flow […]

New German Car 157mpg – Only $11,000 Euros

Tuesday, April 25th, 2006

Loremo LS is powered by a… …turbo diesel engine that will reach a speed of 100 mph and the GT model will reach up to 135 mph with a 0 to 60 mph acceleration of 9 seconds. — The power of Diesel coming to a decently speedy and rediculously efficient car. 157mpg is just insane! […]

Who says size does not matter : Apple – MacBook Pro

Tuesday, April 25th, 2006

Apple – MacBook Pro Apple have finally announced the MacBook Pro 17″ model – with Spec’s very similar to the 15″ and that lucious 17″ screen. $4600(AUD) is where it starts for this capable machine but I would make the following changes: Drop the ram to 1GB (2x512SIMMS) (subtract $155 – then purchase 2x Kingston […]

Cruise Control and Aquaplaning: the facts April 2006 Car Review – CarPoint Australia

Tuesday, April 25th, 2006

Cruise Control and Aquaplaning: the facts April 2006 Car Review – CarPoint Australia It would appear that cruise control is relatively safe to use on wet roads and icy roads. Under certain circumstances (roads you will not need to slow down and accelerate on). Cruise is linked to speed, something that if traction is lost […]

Platypus Lane – Shiraz – 2000

Sunday, April 23rd, 2006

This wine hailing from Western Australia is a wonderful drop, the vibrancy of berries jumps out at you – this Shiraz has flavour all of its own, not relying on the wood from the barrels it is aged in, nor the tannins from the grapes, it is somewhat lighter than the typical shiraz, but it […]