Day: July 3, 2006

  • 10 manliest games of all time

    (via 4ColorRebellion) In a recent required reading post, the folks at 4 Color Rebellion linked readers up to a listing of the 10 manliest games of all time.  While what 10 games are manliest really isn’t worth knowing, the reasons behind the games making the list is sometimes worth checking out.  Here are a couple […]

  • More potential problems for Sony/PS3?

    I have not seen Blu-Ray nor HD-DVD videos, so I have nothing to say yes or no to this, but Robert Scoble is seeing techies suggest HD-DVD as the better format. What he has seen in the AVSForum apparently is making it to bigger tech news sites now. I should point out that at least […]

  • Worlds first instant camera

    Well, I don’t think this idea of nearly instant viewing of your photos will ever catch on, but the folks at Modern Mechanix have a scan from an old article trumpeting this new-fangled camera from Polaroid that gives finished, dried photos in 60 seconds. Why, in my day, we had to wait days – sometimes […]

  • Massive (well, massive-ish) list of freeware utilities

    (via Freeware wiki) Here is a list of 450+ freeware utilities to solve many of your pressing (and not so pressing) software vexations. Everything from anti-spyware/anti-virus to audio/video tools to office work to programming tools and plenty more. protect the computer against viruses : AVG Free password protect a text file : Steganos LockNote view […]

  • US updates Iraq “Most-Wanted” list – no playing cards this time

    CNN has a story about the US making a new Iraq’s most wanted list. BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) — Iraq unveiled a list of the country’s most-wanted fugitives Sunday, including Saddam Hussein’s wife and daughter. Izzat Ibrahim al-Duri tops the list, which Iraqi officials said contains 41 names. Al-Duri was deputy commander of Iraq’s armed forces […]

  • Good God, Microsoft image “viewer” is retarded

    While looking over some of my pictures from Ireland, I rotated a couple of them in the Windows image and fax viewer program (a system on which I cannot load new, better software for this task, so I was using the default).  There was a warning about the image possibly losing visual quality as a […]