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Mon
22
Dec
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Watchdog Backs Down Over Wikipedia Ban

The Internet Watch Foundation has removed a Wikipedia page from its 'banned' list. The page, featuring an album cover by rock band Scorpions, had been blocked by several British Internet providers during the row. The organization, which has no legal ... authority, is a self-regulated charity. It monitors websites for content which is illegal to display in the United Kingdom and maintains a list of such material. What gives the IWF so much power and influence is that many of Britain's largest Internet providers (covering an estimated 95% of users) automatically block any pages that appear on the ... (view more)

Mon
28
Jul
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'Caffeine', and 'Usb Image Tool'

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. Caffeine If you have problems with your PC locking or going to sleep at undesirable intervals, caffeine will keep it awake. It works by simulating a keypress once every 59 seconds, so your machine thinks you're still working at the keyboard. http://thefreewarejunkie.com USB Image Tool USB ... (view more)

Mon
14
Apr
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New Photo Technology Rates Smiles

New technology out of Japan could ensure that you think twice about how your toothy grin will appear once a photo is taken. Omron Corp., a major electronics and health care company, has created new technology that works with virtually any type of ... modern camera to analyze a person's smile. The technology takes into account curved lips, eye movements and other facial features to determine how much a person is smiling. Multiply this feature by 100 faces within the same image and a simple photo becomes an interactive game of "who has the best smile". (Source: usatoday.com ) The technology has ... (view more)

Tue
04
Mar
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'Let Me Type', and 'Image Properties For Camera Phones'

Let Me Type Like Microsoft's AutoComplete, LetMeType helps you enter text, regardless of the program you use. Running in the background, it analyses what you type. After some time it has collected enough information to guess a word after you have ... typed the first two or three letters. A list of the most probable words is displayed, and you can select one with a single keystroke or just continue typing. http://www.clasohm.com/lmt/en/ Image Properties For Camera Phones This is a utility designed to read EXIF information of JPEG images captured by camera phones. Information that can be read using ... (view more)

Mon
03
Dec
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'Drive Image Xml', and 'Realworld Cursor Editor'

Drive Image Xml DriveImage XML is an easy to use and reliable program for imaging and backing up partitions and logical drives. Browse images, view and extract files, or restore images to the same or a different drive. Other features allow a user to ... copy directly from drive to drive, and schedule automatic backups with the Task Scheduler. http://www.runtime.org/dixml.htm Realworld Cursor Editor Modify and create static (.cur) and animated cursors (.ani) of any size and color depth. Animations with custom frame sequence are supported. http://www.rw-designer.com/cursor-maker (view more)

Tue
09
Oct
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Red Hot: Acronis True Image 11 Released!

Note: The discount link is currently active but this deal could end at -- literally -- at ANY TIME! When Acronis decides to pull the plug on this promo -- that's it! See below for details. -- Q: What is the most reliable and easy-to-use backup and ... system image suite for MS Windows? A: Acronis True Image! If you've been subscribed to infopackets for any length of time, you've undoubtedly seen a program called Acronis True Image regularly mentioned in our newsletter. Well, have I got some news for you! Today I received a message from Acronis announcing the much anticipated release of True Image ... (view more)

Thu
14
Jun
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'Pdf Image Extraction Wizard', and 'Create New Folder'

Pdf Image Extraction Wizard PDF Image Extraction Wizard is a free utility that allows you to easily extract bitmap images from PDF documents and store them as individual image files.. http://www.rlvision.com/pdfwiz/about.asp Create New Folder Create ... New Folder is a freeware application that adds Create New Folder Here to the context menu when you right-click on a drive or folder in Windows Explorer. http://www.micromaintenance.co.uk/software.html (view more)

Tue
22
May
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Acronis True Image 10: Review

Have you ever played the game, "What If?" For example: 1. What if your PC crashed and you lost all your data? 2. What if you unsuspectingly downloaded a Spyware-infected program and it proved near impossible to remove -- all the while slamming your ... PC full of pesky popup ads and slowing your computer down to a crawl? 3. What if Windows suddenly stopped working properly and refused to boot? 4. What if you opened a malicious email attachment that installs a nasty virus, worm or keylogger that steals your personal information? The list goes on. The fact is, these are real life scenarios regular ... (view more)

Thu
12
Apr
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'Self Image', and 'Giga Tribe'

Self Image SelfImage is a hard drive imaging utility for Windows. SelfImage is capable of making an image file of a hard disk or hard disk partition, and can restore an image back to any drive or partition that doesn't have open files. This is ... useful for making backups. Unlike dd for Windows (or cygwin), SelfImage is capable of creating an image of a partition that is currently in use. Go to Downloads section in order to download SelfImage. http://selfimage.excelcia.org/ Giga Tribe Giga Tribe lets you share entire folders with friends in a private peer to peer environment. Share all your ... (view more)

Tue
10
Apr
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'Ezy Start Bar', and 'Image Redirection'

Ezy Start Bar Ezy Start Bar is a faster, more versatile Start Menu replacement for your Desktop. Note: a screenshot of Ezy Start Bar is on the far left lower portion of the screen via the author's web site. http://www.aadconsulting.com/ezystbar.html ... Image Redirection Image Redirection is a free web service that allows you to link to images from other sites without actually "hotlinking," which sometimes prevents an image from being displayed. For more info, visit the author's web site. http://imgred.com/ ... (view more)

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