Archive | November, 2008

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Posted on 25 November 2008

It is good idea to experiment with your blog, so here I go, I made this big RSS icon as a teaser to remind my visitors that the best way to enjoy this blog is via RSS. I know you cannot visit daily, and you can miss out important posts from this blog. Subscribing via email using the form on right is best, you can also add this to feed reader of your choice by clicking on this icon.

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Tweaking Internet Speed in Windows Vista: OpenDNS

Posted on 23 November 2008

Here is a very impressive trick to tweak Windows Vista’s Internet Speed. This method is very similar to what we discussed in our post titled how to increase Internet speed using host files. The other articles are also very relevant How to Turn On Your PC in Under 10 Seconds , How to Double Firefox Browsing Speed on Dialup Connection and especially How to Optimize Your Internet Connection to Get 100 % Bandwidth

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62 Laws Every Nerd Should Remember By Heart

Posted on 22 November 2008

What follows is a list of strange laws known by nerds and spread by heart from nerd to nerd. remember them, print them and share them with fellow nerds. Do tell me in comments, which one is your favorite law.

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Live Chat On This Blog is Available

Posted on 19 November 2008

With addition of the new widgets in sidebar, Live Chat is now available at all my blogs. When ever I am online, you can see my status right here on the blog. you can click one the white balloon on right to reach me when I am signed in to Google. While the bigger chat box below the ‘Recent Tabs’ will let you chat live with me on MSN. you don’t need to have Gtalk or MSN. the web versions are already loaded.

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Xbox Live is Down and No Status Update on Website!

Posted on 17 November 2008

Gamers all over the world are angry and frustrated, as Xbox Live is not running as it should be. It is online intermittently. One moment it is working, another moment it is not. Even more frustrating for gamers is the blank status update web site of Microsoft. Below is the screenshot that I took when I last checked for Xbox live status from Microsoft Website. The servers were down but the site gave away no hint about that.. so much for corporate responsibility.

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Ancient Rome 3D Layer For Google Earth Contains 6,700 Buildings

Posted on 13 November 2008

Google announced the launch of a it’s new 3D layer for Google Earth. By far it is one the most extensive collection of three-dimensional buildings at on GE location. The model depicts Rome in the year 320 AD – at the peak of its development with over a million inhabitants. At this time it was the largest metropolis in the world and it wasn’t until Victorian London, 1500 years later, that another urban city surpassed Rome. Because of its size and importance, Rome may be one of the most-studied cities in history.

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Free Action Games For Linux – Download Now

Posted on 12 November 2008

Last month we did a review of top 5 free Linux games. We had a lot of our readers complaining that their favorite game was not included. That review was indeed biased toward what we liked in the vast variety of free games available for Linux. Games like music, are a matter of personal taste. It is too subjective a matter to be decided. That is why hundreds and thousands of games are produced each year and only few reach the masses. Very much like music albums. well, enough of the analogy shit. let\s get straight to business. We have reviewed some of the hottest Action Games available for Linux. We had following criteria for the inclusion in list

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8 Reasons Why I hate MacBook Air

Posted on 07 November 2008

A laptop without CD/DVD drive is like a beautiful girl without boobs. Yes you can have implants for extra $99 but still its nothing like the original. It has a very slow processor, small hard drive, limited configuration options, limited ports, unswappable battery. It ships with1.6GHz or 1.8GHz Intel Core 2 Duo chip at 800MHz; 2GB of 667MH DDR2 SDRAM; 1.8in, 80GB hard drive (64GB SSD available); 13.3in widescreen display; Mac OS X 10.5; 802.11n; USB 2.0; Micro-DVI; headphone jack; Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR; 1.3kg; 4x325x227mm & Price is upward from $2500 a piece

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Learn To Manage Your Own Linux Server

Posted on 04 November 2008

Contrary to popular myth that managing a Linux Server is difficult, learning to manage your own installation of Linux is very easy. Not only that the operating system is free of cost. It comes with a free owners manual called world wide web.

Internet is best place to learn about Linux. It has tutorials and courseware for every one from Geekest of Geeks and a total newbie. This proves that gone are the days when Linux Server were only the domain of geeks. Party is ON and every one is welcome to learn.

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