Saturday, January 15, 2005

Salary Clock | Check your real time earnings

Now here is something that makes me very sad .I mean if you think you make a good salary then check this link out it will tell you what you are worth in real time min's! And you can check out some of the real worlds "bigdog" salaries! If its sad, don't cry to me I KNOW WHAT YOU ARE FEELING....LOL

Salary Clock | Check your real time earnings

TouchGraph GoogleBrowser V1.01

This is a very strange but cool web graphing tool I it more entertaining than anything .It will take the site URL you feed it and give you a graph of the surrounding links .Give it a try, it works on all kinds of web sites.

TouchGraph GoogleBrowser V1.01

Hacking FireFox 1.0 - More Speed !


FireFox 1.0 is without question my browser of choice. The question still remains though, how can we make it even faster ? Well here are a few simple steps that helps make FireFox an even faster browser !

1. Open a new FireFox Browser Window
2. Type 'about:config' in the address bar.
3. Set the value of 'network.http.pipelining' to true by double clicking the entry.
4. Set the value of 'network.http.pipelinging.maxrequests' to 100 by double clicking the entry.
5. Set the value of 'network.http.proxy.pipelining' to true by double clicking the entry.thats it and seems to be very noticable .Firefox rules!!!!

Clusty the Clustering Engine

I found this really cool alternative search engine .The thing about this one is it take your request and searches several engines and gathers results know Google is king but this is a cool change !Check it out , it also has a customizable feature all thou it's limited it's still a cool feature ..Well give it a try
Clusty the Clustering Engine

The Apple iPod Shuffle


I don't know why but I felt the need to post about this ! Every time I turn around its i-pod this and I-pod that. I have to admit this is pretty kick ass for the price..
their new flash based player, as we just found out, will come in 512MB and 1GB sizes (for $99 and $149, respectively), and can act as a USB 2.0 mass-storage device by taking off the cap on the bottom. (Hasn’t Apple learned anything about flash drives with caps?) It will have have no display as you can see (we’re on the fence about this), but it is interfaced with simple play/pause, volume up/down, track foward/back buttons, and a slider on the rear that engages the player and plays songs in order or shuffled. In that little 3.3 x 0.33 x 0.98-inch package you’ve also got a USB-rechargeable 12-hour battery. The whole thing weighs 0.78 ounces, and is shipping now, yo. Not too shabby for a flash player!

Friday, January 14, 2005

Kapor on Firefox: Let's not get ahead of ourselves

In an interview with CNET News.com, Mozilla chair Mitch Kapor urged caution about issuing triumphal predictions for the future of the Internet browser landscape.

"The great thing that's happened of late," Kapor said, "is to see the early huge momentum of Firefox attracting millions of users and beginning to grow its market share appreciably....Nobody knows what's going to happen. It's certainly not inevitable that Firefox's market share will continue to increase. I think open-source advocates would do well to be relatively cautious and avoid making claims and predictions."

Click here to read full text of the interview with Mitch Kapo


(Firefox) represents proof that a well-done, well-wrought open-source product can have global impact.

Experts Warn of IE Download Flaw

Hackers could bypass security warnings and download malicious content.
A computer security researcher and an antivirus company are warning Microsoft customers about an unpatched hole in the company's Internet Explorer Web browser that could allow a remote attacker to bypass security warnings and download malicious content onto vulnerable systems.

The warnings came after the hole was identified on the Bugtraq Internet security discussion list by someone using the name "Rafel Ivgi." The hole affects Internet Explorer (IE) version 6.0.0, including the version released with Windows XP Service Pack 2. The vulnerability allows malicious attackers to bypass warnings designed to inform users when a file is being passed to their computer using a specially-crafted HTML Web document.

Microsoft was not able to comment on the hole in time for this story.

Security software company Symantec issued a vulnerability alert about the hole Friday and cited Ivgi, which also provided code proving that the hole existed.

According to the Bugtraq message and Symantec alert, an IE feature designed to catch references to file downloads does not detect a particular HTML event, known as "onclick," when it is combined with the common HTML BODY tag, which designates the beginning and ending of the main part of a Web page.

Malicious Internet users could use the onclick event in combination with another function called "createElement" to create an IFRAME, or "inline frame," which is an HTML element that allows external objects to be inserted into another HTML document. Attackers could link the IFRAME to a malicious Web page that downloaded a malicious file to the user's computer when the page was clicked on, without generating a warning in the Information bar, Symantec says.

No Patch Available

There is no patch available for the new hole, and no specific exploit code is required to take advantage of the hole, Symantec says.

IE users are advised to avoid links provided by unknown or untrusted sources, to keep from being lured to a malicious Web site. IE users can also configure the browser to disable the execution of script code and active content, though doing so could have adverse effects on the way IE functions, Symantec says.

The news comes just three days after Microsoft issued software patches for several serious Windows security holes and released a new tool that lets users remove malicious software from their PCs, and amid increasing competition in the Web browser market from the Mozilla Foundation's Firefox browser.

On Tuesday, the Redmond, Washington, software company published security bulletins and patches for two critical holes, one in the Windows HTML Help system and the other in Windows code that handles cursor, animated cursor, and icon formats.

Paul Roberts, IDG News Service
Friday, January 14, 2005

Thursday, January 13, 2005

I just wanted to say I love my news reader

I am just ranting about my new news feeder it is browser based and compatible with Firefox.Unlike some news feeders out there that are either web based or only support IE... I was using a web based feeder,but it just wasn't what I wanted. Its not a bad one (news is free.com) .But if you know me I don't want to pay for anything I dont have to ,If I can get it for free I will ! I tried out Boglines and that just really wasn't what I wanted but I finally found it (www.lektora.com )
this is just a simple to use browser based news feeder ,Best of It likes Firefox I recommend it its free ! You can customizable it also..

Wednesday, January 12, 2005

GoogleTV directory


I managed to find this I thought it was interesting it is a bunch of Television Guides listings check it out---->directory.google.com/Top/Arts/Television/Guides/

Google, Microsoft and Yahoo are quietly developing new search tools for digital video


Google, Microsoft and Yahoo are quietly developing new search tools for digital video, foreshadowing a high-stakes technology arms race in the battle for control of consumers' living rooms.

Google's effort, until now secret, is arguably the most ambitious of the three. The search giant is courting broadcasters and cable networks with a new technology that would do for television what it has already done for the Internet. "Google's trying to bring TV to the Web the same way they're bringing books to the Web," according to a media executive who asked to remain anonymous.

Microsoft has its sights on the interactive TV market for cable providers, being ushered in by convergence devices like its Microsoft Media Center PC software. It is building technology that will let people with a Media Center PC or Internet-connected TV comb through and find specific video files available over the Internet, broadcast and video-on-demand networks,

Yahoo is picking lower-hanging fruit. The Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Web portal has introduced a multimedia search engine and is working with Web entertainment and news aggregators to index video clips that are already online.

Via: Tech Republic

Modders Now Have The Coolest Memory Upgrade Ever


This just some really cool ddr ram ,LCD digital read out It has a 10 character alphabetical LED display that snaps in place over your DIMMS, a pair of 12 element LEDs on the same display track memory activity. Install the RAM in your system and it automatically offers up your your memory speed, voltage, and DIMM temperature in bright red characters. .Pretty kick ass ,read more about it at this link---->www.extremetech.com

This pic should be a XP wallpaper!!


I just wanted to post this because its just a great XP wallpaper .It should be resized but its just the right size for my cellphone..

Tuesday, January 11, 2005

20 Year Archive on Google Groups

This is pretty cool,a 20 year archive of Usenet post the first mention of Microsoft .The list is very cool nostalgia from way back in the 80's,give it a look at the link below!


20 Year Archive on Google Groups .

Sunday, January 09, 2005

Flexbeta - MS AntiSpyware vs Ad-Aware vs SpyBot

"Flexbeta.net compares Microsoft's new spyware fighting tool, Windows AntiSpyware, to Ad-Aware and SpyBot S&D; the two leading spyware tools on the market today. The review sets up an infected PC using VMWare Workstation and scans the machine using all three tools to see which tool detects the most spyware. Though still in beta, Microsoft AntiSpyware does an amazing job at detecting spyware by finding twice as many infected files as Ad-Aware and nearly three times as SpyBot." Just keep in mind this program was and is Giant.That was a great tool from the start for those who wanted to pay for the service...Check out the test findings at the link below!!

Flexbeta - MS AntiSpyware vs Ad-Aware vs SpyBot