Sites that I found interesting for November 25th 2009 through November 30th 2009:
- It’s Whale-Watching Season – SanDiego.com – Every November, gray whales embark on an extraordinary, 10-12-week journey south from their summer feeding grounds in Arctic seas to the warm-water breeding lagoons of Baja.
- From Twitter – via @bobbiejohnson Always love the World Press Photos of the year. Latest selection is just as exciting and astonishing as usual http://bit.ly/6NjHSp
- From Twitter – via @GuyKawasaki How to take your site to the next level http://om.ly/cdCf
- From Twitter – RT @newsycombinator The man who smuggled himself into Auschwitz http://bit.ly/53tCHW
- Always On Top Maker – Sometimes, for simplifying the operate, you need to make an application on top of other applications, but this application has not “always on top” option, or sometimes you need to make an application not always on top, in these conditions, you need Always On Top Maker.
- From Twitter – LiveStreaming from your Mobile Phone http://qik.com http://flixwagon.com http://bambuser.com http://livecast.com via @AlexKaris
- From Twitter – RT @newsycombinator Evidence of life on Mars lurks beneath surface of meteorite, Nasa experts claim http://bit.ly/5VaHQI
- From Twitter – RT @newsycombinator Amazing Tutorials Search Engine For Programmers and Designers http://bit.ly/6UhKPR
- Image comparing Google image search results on both sides of the Great Firewall of China –
- “GHOST SHIP” PICTURES: Gold Rush-Era Wreck Found – Recently photographed for the first time, the gold rush-era sternwheeler A.J. Goddard was discovered sitting upright and remarkably intact in a lake in the Yukon Territory, Canada
- “Turkey Day” tech support survival kit – Thanksgiving is a time of year when non-techies hunt you down looking for free advice and “help” troubleshooting a problem. This survival kit is guaranteed to make you look like a superhero in front of friends and family.
Newegg has 2 great deals this week that you may want to take advantage of if you are going to building a new Home Theater PC.
Hauppauge WinTV-HVR-2250 Dual TV Tuner / Encoder 1229
This is going for $99.99 right now AND a $20 mail-in rebate to take it to $79.99! This is a great bargain for a dual tuner card that does ATSC / Clear QAM / NTSC.
No splitter needed. One coax is for your cable or antenna connection. The other is for FM radio.
This is the best price I’ve seen for this card.
LITE-ON Black 4X Blu-ray Disc Reader SATA Model iHOS104-08
$49.99 this week. Might as well move up to Blu-ray with you new rig at this price.
I’m thinking about building an Atom ION system:
If you are in the market to build a new system, now is the time to take advantage of some great prices.
I list Newegg’s daily specials every day here: Today’s Newegg Deals
Sites that I found interesting for November 24th 2009
Sites that I found interesting for November 22nd 2009 through November 23rd 2009:
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Sites that I found interesting for November 14th 2009 through November 16th 2009:
Sites that I found interesting for November 11th 2009 through November 12th 2009:
- Microsoft probing Windows 7 zero-day hole – Microsoft said on Wednesday it is looking into a report of a vulnerability in Windows 7 and Server 2008 Release 2 that could be used by an attacker to remotely crash the computer.
- Hands-on: Netflix streaming on the PS3 – While Netflix streaming is nearly identical on most devices that support it, there are some significant differences with the PS3 that make it worth testing.
- Programmer 101: Teach Yourself How to Code – You've always wanted to learn how to build software yourself—or just whip up an occasional script—but never knew where to start. Luckily, the web is full of free resources that can turn you into a programmer in no time.
Sites that I found interesting for November 3rd 2009 through November 10th 2009:
- Computer Security Company Takes Out Enormous Botnet – Security firm FireEye has reportedly struck a massive blow against spam. The so called “Mega-D” or “Ozdok” spam botnet was effectively dismantled by these intrepid security researchers. After studying the beast, FireEye launched an attack by notifying ISPs, having command and control (CnC) domains removed, and then registering unused CnC domains.
- Kindle Gets Windows App – Mac Version Coming Soon – Amazon released it’s Kindle for PC app this morning. It’s available for download at Amazon.com now and allows you to read Kindle eBooks on your computer
- Ninite Easy PC Setup and Multiple App Installer – Great For Win7 Upgrades – 1. Pick the apps you want. 2. Start your customized installer. 3. You're done! Heard about this on Windows Weekly last week.
- Study Says Pirates Buy Plenty of Legitimate Digital Music – A United Kingdom research group, Demos, discovered that those people who confessed to pirating music were also those who spent the most on music. Pirates spend, on average, $126 per year on CDs, MP3s, and vinyl. Non-pirates (landlubbers?), on the other hand, only spend, on average, $72 per year.