Archive for January 2009

Super Bowl Final Score Distribution

Here’s how the last digit of the final score of all 42 super bowls breaks down. Great for figuring out just how likely you are to win that squares pool at the office. Duplicate scores have been omitted, i.e. 4-2 and 2-4 do not appear on this list since statistically they’re the same thing. FinalScore […]

Posted on January 26, 2009 at 8:35 pm by Matt Walsh · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Blog

Unlocker

Don’t you hate it when Windows says it can’t delete a file because it’s in use. This usually happens after an app crashes, but there are some other times I’ve seen it as well. The free utility Unlocker adds an item to your right-click menu to Unlock the file, or a group of files if […]

Posted on January 26, 2009 at 11:00 am by Matt Walsh · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Desktop App, M@'s Picks

TwitterFox

I’m using TwitterFox within Firefox to keep track of everything on Twitter. The add-on sits in the status bar and pops up a window similar to the update available window with any new tweets. The timeline is nicely color coded so you can quickly tell apart you normal messages, @ replies and direct messages. It […]

Posted on January 25, 2009 at 11:00 am by Matt Walsh · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Broswer Plugin, M@'s Picks

Skype

Skype is a communications application. You can do instant messaging, video conferencing and voice chat with it all for free. In addition you can use their Skype In and Skype Out services to make calls to and from land line phones to your computer. The rates are quite competitive too, especially internationally. I’ve used it […]

Posted on January 24, 2009 at 11:00 am by Matt Walsh · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Desktop App, M@'s Picks

Google Traffic

Google Traffic isn’t the official name for it, but I think it should be. Head over to Google Maps find a major city and then click the traffic button in the upper right corner. All of the major routes through the city will be color coded according to how quickly traffic is moving. You also […]

Posted on January 23, 2009 at 11:00 am by Matt Walsh · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: M@'s Picks, Web Site