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Wed
17
Dec
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'Flash Folder', and 'Disk Heal'

Flash Folder FlashFolder extends the file-related common dialogs (e.g. open/save dialog) seen in most Windows programs. A small toolbar docks onto these dialogs that provides menus for quick access to recently-used folders, favorite folders and ... more. http://zett42.de Disk Heal Disk Heal is a useful tool that fixes common computer problems. Initially, it was a program that fixed disk problems that occur after a virus has been removed, but a host of other, equally exciting features have been added. Click to find out more. http://www.computer-realm.net/ Today's fresh software picks were provided ... (view more)

Wed
29
Oct
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'Hd Hacker', and 'Flash Player Settings Manager'

Hd Hacker HDHacker is a stand-alone micro-utility that saves, visualizes, and restores the MBR (from a physical drive), the BootSector (from a logical drive) or any specified sector from any disk (even removable disks). HDHacker can be used, for ... example, to save and restore a particular boot manager (such as Linux's LILO) before a new Windows setup (which overwrites it). http://dimio.altervista.org Flash Player Settings Manager Use this panel to specify storage settings for any or all of the websites that have requested permission to use your camera or microphone or to store information on ... (view more)

Fri
24
Oct
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'Touchless', and '150 Best Online Flash Games'

Touchless Touchless enables touch without touching by using a webcam to track color based markers. There are 4 fun demos: Snake, where you control a snake with a marker; Defender, with up to 4 player version of a pong-like game; Map, where you can ... rotate, zoom, and move a map using 2 markers; and Draw, which is pretty self-explanatory. http://www.officelabs.com 150 Best Online Flash Games It was a long and exhausting task: playing hundreds of online games for hours in a row, day after day. A tough job, but the people at techcult.com have an exhaustive list for those of you looking for a ... (view more)

Tue
08
Jul
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'Microsoft Location Finder', and 'Usb Flash Drive Manager'

Today's fresh software picks were provided courtesy of Bob Helmer at Shell Extension City. Please note that the below software descriptions are provided solely from the developer and are absent from any guarantee or warranty. You are encouraged to ... review the Shell Extension Software Policy for more details. Microsoft Location Finder Turn your laptop into a GPS-type device without having to purchase extra hardware. Microsoft Location Finder is a client-side application that turns a regular WiFi enabled laptop, Tablet, or PC into a location-determining device without the addition of any ... (view more)

Tue
11
Mar
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Jobs Fed Up with Flash

Steve Jobs is not a fan and is actively encouraging the computer industry to abandon Flash in favor of open source standards that can do the same job. Jobs' reluctance to use Flash became apparent last week in a conference call with shareholders, ... when he said that Flash Lite, the version for mobile phones, was "not capable of being used with the web" and therefore would not be showing up on the iPhone. (Source: betanews.com ) There are a multitude of invisible applications and codes buzzing around your computer when you visit the web. Some of the most popular include Java, JavaScript (no ... (view more)

Thu
22
Feb
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'Flash Seeker', and 'Tube Me'

Flash Seeker Flash Seeker searches for flash files in your local computer's Internet cache. This software allows the user to preview the files found by the program with a built in browser. The user can also export the files found by the program to a ... local folder to be used off-line. http://ashimonovits.brinkster.net/FlashSeeker.html Tube Me This application can download any movie from www.YouTube.com to your own computer to be played at any time, even when you're off-line. http://ashimonovits.brinkster.net/TubeMe.html (view more)

Tue
22
Aug
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'Google Talk', and 'Flash Mute'

Google Talk We recommend this highly! Every Saturday for the last 6 weeks we've spent 4 or more hours on Google Talk with a friend in Australia working on a project. We experience no lost connections and great sound quality. Google Talk beats every ... other Internet phone service we've seen! http://www.google.com/talk/ Flash Mute FlashMute is a tool which allows you to mute / unmute Flash Movies loaded in a browser exclusively -- and even all other the sounds produced by the browser. http://www.indev.no/?p=projects#flashmute (view more)

Tue
15
Aug
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SanDisk Expands, Purchases Msystems

It seems major industry acquisitions are becoming pretty common this summer. Popular MP3 player producer SanDisk recently announced that it has purchased Israeli-based Msystems for a reported $1.55 billion, a move that could expand SanDisk's ... interest in storage beyond the lower-end digital market. Although it hardly has the name power of Apple, SanDisk is the dominant maker of removable flash storage cartridges. The California-based company is perhaps the strongest producer in the (almost) iPod-free 1GB player and under range. Msystems -- which was once awkwardly named M-Systems Flash Disk ... (view more)

Wed
08
Mar
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PMA Digicam Shootout 2006: Review

I just got back from the 82nd annual Photo Marketing Association (PMA) trade show in Orlando, Florida, and I've got some new hot picks to share. With Kodak claiming that the digital photography market is now in "phase two," the rush to buy one is ... over, now we have to figure out how to track all the digital photos. WiFi is being added to cameras to enable images to be shared and stored in real-time. James Neal, GM for Digital Imaging at Sony boasts how Sony pioneered digital photography with the "first auto-focus body-integral SLR camera in 1985." Sony acquired Minolta's assets when they shut ... (view more)

Wed
02
Apr
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How to flash a BIOS

Infopackets Reader Reza M. asks, " Can you tell me, how I can update my computer's main board BIOS? " My Response: Flashing a BIOS simply means to update the BIOS. A BIOS is a computer chip which contains simple instructions required for operation ... particular to a device. Since not all main boards are the same, the steps taken for flashing a motherboard BIOS can only be generalized. I will attempt to explain the procedure, but must first advise: do not flash your BIOS unless you absolutely need to (IE: an update is required to have the device function properly). The reasoning for ... (view more)

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