Monthly Archives: February 2012

Windows 8 Preview – Review

Windows 8 Preview Windows 8 is here! This is not the final version, but it’s close. Windows 8, which likely won’t be available as a shipping product for some time, marks an aggressive turn for Microsoft. The completely revamped OS … Continue reading

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My First YouTube Video: Green Screen on the Cheap – Video

I’ve always been interested in photography and later videography. This is my first Youtube video. It is really just a practice video I did one evening to play with green screen and editing in Sony Vegas Pro software. It shows … Continue reading

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$15 Chair Mat – DIY

I needed a new chair mat for my office. I wanted one that was around 60″ wide. I was surprised when I went to Office Depot and found that a large size plastic chair mat ranged in price from $60 … Continue reading

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Windows XP Floppy Boot Disk That Works – Tip

Flashing firmware or running certain utilities may require you to be in real DOS mode, but with Windows versions XP and newer it’s not so easy. I just wanted to update the bios on my SCSI card. I created a … Continue reading

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Amazon.com Products I Like – Review

These are just some of the products I’ve bought from Amazon.com and recommend:

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VLC 2.0 Is Available for Free Download Now! – Software

For those of you who don’t know VLC is the best video/media player period! And it is FREE! This software can most play virtually anything you throw at it. VLC 2.0 just came out and it is a major upgrade. … Continue reading

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SI Captcha for WordPress forms, comments and registration – WordPress

Up until now I have been moderating every comment that is made on my sites before they were posted. It’s not that big a deal since Askimet takes care of most of the spam and my traffic is fairly low. … Continue reading

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Open Windows Explorer in Folder You Want – Tip

I use Windows Explorer every day. I have a shortcut to in pinned to my start menu. I’ve been constantly annoyed that it wants to start in the “My Documents” folder. I rarely even use My Documents and am forced … Continue reading

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Gizmodo News Feed

Gizmodo is a technology weblog about consumer electronics. It is known for its up-to-date coverage of the technology industry, along with topics as broad as design; architecture; space, science and just about everything else. One of my favorite sites; I … Continue reading

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Blue Microphones Snowflake USB Microphone – Review

Yesterday I made a video on my computer. You can see it here. The first time I recorded the audio using the microphone in my trusty ole Logitec Quickcam 4000 that was sitting on my monitor. Well, while it works … Continue reading

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