Archive for September, 2006

EasyVMX!: Create Virtual Machine

Sunday, September 24th, 2006

EasyVMX!: Create Virtual Machine Makes it easy to create a VMWare virtual machine that can be used with the VMWare Player.

The Sun Online – News: ‘Richard is winning his fight’

Sunday, September 24th, 2006

The Sun Online – News: ‘Richard is winning his fight’ It seems the worst is behind Richard Hammond, “The Hampster”! Lets hope the weenies calling for the end of Top Gear get over themselves!

Symantec and Adobe object to new features in Vista

Friday, September 22nd, 2006

Symantec and Adobe object to new features in Vista People whinging and whining about new vista features. I have the following commentary to add: 1) Adobe : You chose to prevent microsoft from releasing print to PDF functionailty from within Vista/Office you have doomed us all. 2) Symantec : We the public thank microsoft for […]

(Relatively) Safe Fireballs in your Living Room

Friday, September 15th, 2006

Make impressive fireballs with ordinary candle wax. — After some testing in our living room, and later in the great outdoors, my roommate has put up a great tutorial on creating large fireballs with wax, water, and a do-it-yourself container. This one is for Nat. I know he loves his candles and his wicks, now […]

Twelve Cylinders for the new Audi Q7 TDI

Tuesday, September 12th, 2006

Twelve Cylinders for the new Audi Q7 TDI Whats not to love about Diesel? Talk about big, quick and well, if the earth ever stops spinning, we now have a choice between the Bently Continental GT, Bugatti Veyron and now the Audi Q7 to get it restarted! M

Penfolds – Bin 389 – Cabernet Shiraz (1997)

Tuesday, September 5th, 2006

This rather nice Cab Shiraz was decanted and left to breath for about 4 hours prior to drinking. This was a nicely balanced wine, with the right amount of spice, earthyness and fruit all combined into a fine wine. M nwldalahai

2006 HPA Volkswagen Jetta RGT – Performance Tuner Road Test – Motor Trend

Sunday, September 3rd, 2006

2006 HPA Volkswagen Jetta RGT – Performance Tuner Road Test – Motor Trend The VW Jetta as it should be. 4motion with a blown 3.2L V6 (from the VW R32). 0-100 in 4 seconds 400m in 12.2 seconds Quite respectable times and it stops like little else seen before. Of course its doubtful that it […]

Programming is Hard: Let’s work to make it a little easier.

Friday, September 1st, 2006

Programming is Hard: Let’s work to make it a little easier. This handy site is a good utility in anyones arsenal. It includes many tips and tricks to aid those getting into programming. Well worth reading and of course for the more knowledageble out there – contributing, to help future programmers!

VB.NET and C# Comparison

Friday, September 1st, 2006

VB.NET and C# Comparison VB.NET and C# are very similar languages, with VB.NET taking a massive turn away from where the language was going in VB6. This guide could prove handy to anyone who is making the journey from VB6 -> VB.NET -> C#, as VB.NET seems more like a “new” language that appears similar […]

TrueCrypt – Free Open-Source On-The-Fly Disk Encryption Software for Windows XP/2000 and Linux

Friday, September 1st, 2006

TrueCrypt – Free Open-Source On-The-Fly Disk Encryption Software for Windows XP/2000 and Linux It’s said that only the paranoid survive, usually this is said by the paranoid themselves – it does not how ever prevent it from being true (on occasion). With recent laws being passed in the UK forcing people to hand over their […]