Archive for February 2009

Vista 64

I just purchased a new computer from Dell with Vista 64-bit. I’ve heard that the transition to 64-bit is often a rough one, so I’ll be keeping track of my progress here. To start, I visited the Windows Vista Compatability Center and checked that my major hardware will still work with the OS. This included […]

Posted on February 22, 2009 at 2:21 pm by Matt Walsh · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Download Youtube Videos

Downloading videos from Youtube is easier than ever. Simply change youtube.com in the title bar to pwnyoutube.com when you’ve viewing a video. It will bring you to a page with the option to download either the standard quality or the high quality video. Just click one of the links to start downloading.

Posted on February 8, 2009 at 11:00 am by Matt Walsh · Permalink · Comments Closed
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SCalc

The calculator included with Windows Mobile is rather limited. If you need trig, scientific functions, constants, and more check out SCalc. It’s a very simple command line-like interface, but also very powerful.

Posted on February 7, 2009 at 11:00 am by Matt Walsh · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: M@'s Picks, Mobile App

VLC

VideoLan Client (VLC) is a media player that works with many OS’s. Unlike Windows Media Player, and many others, VLC has all of the codecs that you might need built in. So if you’re having trouble playing a particular file, give it a try. Also, there are several advanced features of the software that allow […]

Posted on February 6, 2009 at 11:00 am by Matt Walsh · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Desktop App, M@'s Picks

Bonus Tip: KeePass Password Safe

By putting the file KeePass generates inside a Jungle Disk, and then using Jungle Disk’s USB drive version you’ll be able to get to your passwords from anywhere. You can keep the KeePass software itself either on your USB drive, or on the Jungle Disk.

Posted on February 5, 2009 at 11:00 am by Matt Walsh · Permalink · Comments Closed
In: Desktop App, M@'s Picks