Unbreakable Linux from Oracle - Free Shipping Worldwide

Posted by Shailendra Doke | May 31, 2008

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Unbreakable Linux Like Ubuntu, Oracle has also started shipping Linux DVD kit for free anywhere in the world.

You can request a Free kit of the Linux DVD from their official website, just register their and give your shipping address and Oracle will ship you a DVD kit of their own Linux Distribution called the Unbreakable Linux. Thanks Digital Inspiration.


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Popular Logos and Math

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[logologos via makeuseof]


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How the Browser Sees Google

Posted by Shailendra Doke | May 29, 2008 Leave a Comment

“Reflow is the process by which the geometry of the layout engine’s formatting objects are computed,” Doug T. explains. Above Mozilla reflow visualization shows how the browser calculates the geometry of the Google Japan homepage, and Doug has more visualizations at his blog. [Via Blogoscoped.]


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Hackers Can Turn Your PC into a Bomb

Posted by Shailendra Doke | May 28, 2008 1 Comment

Tabloid newspaper Weekly World News has reported this article in 2000. It says, this can be possible by doing some alteration in the Central Processing Unit, your computer blast apart like a large hand grenade.

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[click the image to make it large] [via makeuseof.com]


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Nokia Maps 2.0 Official Release

Posted by Shailendra Doke | May 27, 2008 Leave a Comment

02_Nokia_6210_Navigator_lowres I told you about the Nokia Maps 2.0 Beta back in February. Nokia now announced the official release of Nokia Maps 2.0. Downloaded over 240,000 times since announced in February, Nokia Maps 2.0 has improved its optional Car Navigation, enhanced its pedestrian navigation, added multimedia city guides, now offers satellite images, and is sporting a redesigned user interface.

Nokia Maps 2.0 and the current commercial version of the Nokia Maps Loader is freely* available for selected devices. For download and more information, visit http://www.maps.nokia.com


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You can Turn Room Lights On and Off with Twitter

Posted by Shailendra Doke | May 23, 2008 Leave a Comment

Yes, you read it right, you can Turn Room Lights On and Off with Twitter a popular social networking site. Justin Wickett found this another way to make use of twitter. His goal was to turn lights on and off remotely via cell phone text messaging. He used Bob Paauwe's iLink INSTEON software as well as twitter to network his cell phone with his house's electrical system.


Control Lights with Twitter from Justin Wickett on Vimeo.

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Microsoft Released - Windows Feature Comparison (XP vs Vista)

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microsoft-logo No more wondering about what new features Vista SP1 got. Microsoft just released the Windows Feature Comparison (The White Paper). It is a pdf file which helps you to compare the features of Windows OS. You can check the capabilities of Windows XP with SP3 and Windows Vista with SP1. Capabilities like security, management, deployment, mobility, and productivity.

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Windows Feature Comparison

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A biomimetic jumping microrobot

Posted by Shailendra Doke | May 22, 2008 Leave a Comment

jumping microbot Researchers from the Laboratory of Intelligent Systems at EPFL created a microrbot, they are unveiling this grasshopper-inspired jumping robot at the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation May 21 in Pasadena, California. This robot weighs a miniscule 7 grams, and can jump 1.4 meters or more than 27 times its body size.

To make use of, this robot can be fitted out with tiny sensors to explore rough, inaccessible terrain or to aid in search and rescue operations. "This biomimetic form of jumping is unique because it allows micro-robots to travel over many types of rough terrain where no other walking or wheeled robot could go," explains EPFL Professor Dario Floreano. "These tiny jumping robots could be fitted with solar cells to recharge between jumps and deployed in swarms for extended exploration of remote areas on Earth or on other planets." [via EurekAlert]


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The Longest Mobile Phone Ever

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need phone 1 Everyone wants a stylish, slick, shiny and mainly the phone which is smaller than our pockets. No one will think for a mobile phone which can't be in our pockets except the designer Tamer Koseli. His concept mobile phone named NEED is the Longest Mobile Phone I've seen.

He says, all cell phone are the multimedia gadgets, they are far away from their basic aim of communication ( I agree ). So, he wanted to create a cell phone for only communication purpose, you guess right, it has no multimedia features like mp3, video, even a camera etc.

Now, what it got? this phone has a screen which is divided into two, the first screen is a touch screen and other is OLED which displays basic info of the phone. [Yanko Design]

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Wrist Tracker with integrated GPS and GSM modules

Posted by Shailendra Doke | May 21, 2008

This device is a Cell Phone + GPS tracker + GPS datalogger + watch. This multifunctional device can be used for live tracking as it has GPS and GSM modules complete with a high performance antenna. System settings of this wrist tracker can be configured via SMS or USB.

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It has a LCD display which can show a variety of information such as system setting, your current coordination data and satellite indicator among others. It has a special facility to transmit your location as both longitude and latitude coordinates to your cell phone via SMS and can also be tracked online live by GPRS. Price info not available. [ via coolest-gadgets]


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Windows Vista Skin for iPhone

Posted by Shailendra Doke | May 20, 2008

iphone vista VistaPerfection 2.0 is a complete Windows Vista skin for the iPhone. This theme is created by Spec Works (MMi forum member ebl4287). It gives you environment feel like using a PC. This theme comes with many elements like -

  • Over 90 icons
  • Dock
  • WiFi icon
  • Boot and restore images
  • Sliders
  • Edge icon
  • Vista login/logoff (unlock/lock) sound scheme

If you want to change the look of your iPhone, goto ModMyiFone and follow the instructions.

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Remember, VistaPerfection is not on Installer just yet, you will need to follow the instruction given HERE.

[via Just Another iPhone Blog via Technabob]


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Have you seen the Microwaved CD

Posted by Shailendra Doke | May 18, 2008 Leave a Comment

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"We haven't nuked a CD since the 90s either, but maybe that's only because we didn't have the right camera setup to capture the digital destruction in all of its glory. The Wacky Archives features a few remarkable shots of our ex-favorite pastime and we strongly recommend it as an opulently wasteful way to burn 3 minutes of your precious Saturday. To see the price a microwave pays for its art, hit the jump." [Gizmodo]

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[via Wacky Archives]


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Some geeky lolcats - must see

Posted by Shailendra Doke | May 17, 2008 Leave a Comment

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helper cat is helping lolcat oh hi i upgraded your ram lolcat

See more Funny Lolcat Pictures.


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Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 SP1 Now Available to Download

Posted by Shailendra Doke | May 16, 2008 Leave a Comment

Microsoft just releases the Virtual PC 2007 SP1 and is now available to download for free. Microsoft Virtual PC 2007 lets you run multiple operating systems on a single machine. You can switch between virtual machines with one click. Use virtual machines to run legacy applications, provide support, train users, and enhance quality assurance.

The Virtual PC requires a 400 MHz Pentium-compatible processor (1.0 GHz or faster recommended), and requires approximately 35 MB of disk space.This Virtual PC runs on Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Enterprise, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows XP Professional, or Windows XP Tablet PC Edition, Windows Vista SP1 (Enterprise, Business, Ultimate), Windows XP SP3.

via: WinBeta


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Washable Mouse from Belkin

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Washable Mouse You may have seen many types of mice. May be optical mouse, mechanical mouse etc. So, none of them were washable, right? Cleaning mouse with water to make it shiny and clean like new was a risky job. So, those who want to wash there mouse with water can go ahead with belkins washable mouse.

Belkins Washable Mouse is water-resistant, so it endures spills, and stays clean. Its versatile Scroll Pad lets you scroll vertically and horizontally with one easy touch.

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Features

Washable Mouse (F5L007-SCROLL)

  • A versatile scroll pad lets you scroll vertically and horizontally with one easy touch
  • Works on many household surfaces including upholstery and wood
  • Features optical technology with 1200dpi
  • Powered via USB cable

You can take this mouse to your home for $29.99.

About Belkin International, Inc.
Belkin offers a diverse product mix that provides people with seamless electronics integration in their homes, cars, and on the go. Founded in California in 1983, Belkin is a privately held company and the recognized leader in connectivity solutions, in addition to accessories for MP3 devices, computers, and more. We provide extensive solutions for networking, home theater—with our PureAV® line of cables, power, and digital wireless accessories—and many more categories. You can view and purchase them at www.belkin.com, as well as through a network of major distributors, resellers, and superstores.

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Passwords Are Like Underwear (Pic)

Posted by Shailendra Doke | May 15, 2008 1 Comment

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via: makeuseof.com


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Gmail is now even more Faster.

Posted by Shailendra Doke | May 14, 2008 Leave a Comment

Gmail Logo Great performance has always been attraction of the Gmail and the Gmail team is working everyday to make it faster. Recently the Gmail team decided to take a closer look at some other key parts of Gmail to see if they could speed things up, so you could get even better experience.

The team found that the initial loading sequence of Gmail can be improved. The loading sequence is everything that happens behind the scenes between the time you press the "Sign In" button on the login page and the moment you land in your inbox. They made some improvements to this area by reducing the HTTP request required to load an inbox and display it.

The team claims that they have reduced the overall load time up to 20%. Here's what they say about improvements.

We spent hours poring over these traces to see exactly what was happening between the browser and Gmail during the sign-in sequence, and we found that there were between fourteen and twenty-four HTTP requests required to load an inbox and display it. To put these numbers in perspective, a popular network news site's home page required about a 180 requests to fully load when I checked it yesterday. But when we examined our requests, we realized that we could do better. We decided to attack the problem from several directions at once: reduce the number of overall requests, make more of the requests cacheable by the browser, and reduce the overhead of each request.

I found little improvements loading the Gmail page. Have you felt some changes or improvements?


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What Bird?

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What Bird?

[via: ihasahotdog]

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107 Year Old - The longest Burning Lightbulb in the World

Posted by Shailendra Doke | May 12, 2008 Leave a Comment

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A lightbulb in a firehouse in Livermore, CA, has been burning continuously since 1901. Unofficial keeper of the bulb, retired firefighter Tom Bramell reckons its longevity is down to old-fashioned craftsmanship.

"I believe the bulb has stayed alive so many years because the makers gave it a perfect seal, so no air gets inside the bulb to help disintegrate the carbon filament. This bulb operates in a vacuum and it doesn't burn hot. That's the secret." [Gizmodo]

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World's First High-Def Train Simulator

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Fujitsu and video game maker Ongakukan jointly developed the world's most advanced train simulator. This simulator uses variable-speed playback technology and HD video that was shot on actual train lines.

Now trainees can have a better and more accurate learning experience as this simulator delivers an unprecedented level of realism. This simulator is now available commercially for three million yen ($29,000). [Gizmodo]

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Send Your Name to the Moon

Posted by Shailendra Doke | May 10, 2008 Leave a Comment

NASA is going to launch an unmanned spacecraft Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter to the Moon in late 2008. The objective is to find safe landing sites, locate potential resources, characterize the radiation environment, and demonstrate new technology.

Show your support for this mission by giving your name. Names will be collected and placed onboard the LRO spacecraft for its historic mission bringing NASA back to the moon. You will also receive a certificate showcasing your support of the mission.

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It is the golden opportunity to send your name to the moon, Sign up to send your name to the moon. The deadline is June 27, 2008 for the submission of names.
Thanks to Amit Agarwal.


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Worlds Biggest Digg Logo

Posted by Shailendra Doke | May 7, 2008 Leave a Comment

You have seen the Worlds Smallest Digg Logo, which is created at just ~2 microns only. Now you can see the Worlds Biggest Digg Logo. This high resolution logo is created by DavianART. The resolution of this logo is 2560x1600.

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High Resolution Ubuntu Wallpapers

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I have posted some fantastic high resolution logos before. You might want to take a look at these High Resolution Logos.

High Resolution (1280x905) YouTube Logo
High Resolution (3600x1500) Google Logo

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The secret of two hidden messages in Google 2008 Logo

Here is what I found today. Two High resolution Ubuntu wallpapers. While surfing the net I stumbled upon a site blogulate.com and found these glassy and shiny Ubuntu pictures.

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Egg Shaped Mobile Phone

Posted by Shailendra Doke | May 6, 2008

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The EGG mobile phone is a latest and greatest concept of designer Roman Tubl. The designer just wanted to give a easy to use phone with some eye candy for people who want some trendy look to their mobile.

EGG's body is surrounded by an illuminated red strip. The surface of the phone consists of a flexi true color display for tactile touchscreen feedback. You’ve also got your standard data ports like bluetooth, USB, and Wifi in addition to a 3.2 megapixel camera and a snazzy amount of memory - up to 4 GB.

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[via Yanko Design]


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Get a Free Licence code of iolo System Mechanic - Download Now!

Posted by Shailendra Doke | May 3, 2008

The System Mechanic is one of the most popular PC tuning software's. It makes your old PC run like new. It automatically repairs errors and fragmentation, cleans out clutter, and tunes up your PC so that it runs smoothly, reliably, and up to 300% faster!

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Features of System Mechanic

  • Remove junk files and folders and duplicate files
  • Protect against security vulnerabilities
  • Protect your privacy
  • Stop popups
  • Block online advertisements (Internet Explorer, version 5.01 and later)
  • Clean your system registry
  • Fix or remove broken shortcuts
  • Uninstall or relocate software
  • Get rid of old uninstaller links
  • Recover deleted data
  • Perform routine PC maintenance through a wizard or a scheduler
  • Optimize your Internet performance
  • Manage your system startup
  • Customize Windows
  • Speed up your hard drives
  • Manage your memory
  • Track system changes
  • Remove parasites including spyware, adware, and keyboard loggers

How to Get a Free System Mechanic License code

  • Visit this page and click the Continue button.
  • You will see a page with the Item Code, Description, quantity etc. It will show you the order total $0.00. Click the Secure Checkout button.
  • Fill the form, make sure to use a real email address, you will get the licence code via email. Click Continue button.
  • Make sure Email Delivery is selected. Click Continue button.
  • It will show you the Review Order page. Click the Place Order button.
  • Here you will get a Thank You page showing your order number.
  • Download the System Mechanic if you have not Downloaded it.
  • Check your email, get the licence key and enter it in the software.

The Licence you get is valid only for one year.

Thanks to Raymond who found this fantastic offer and shared with us.


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This is why I love Linux

Posted by Shailendra Doke | May 2, 2008 Leave a Comment

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[via Cerebrosus Lens Geek]

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The Family Keylogger - Stealth Keystroke Logger

Posted by Shailendra Doke | May 1, 2008 1 Comment

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Family Keylogger is a special software from Spy Arsenal that every parents would love to have it. As every parents concerned about their child's online security. The keylogger will let any parents to monitor what their children's do on the computer when they not at home. The Internet has reached in almost every home. The Internet is not a safe place. It is full of the porn sites, phishing, scams, blackmailing etc.

keylogger It is not only for children but you can monitor all the family members or friends who use your computer, you can know what they have done on the computer when you are not at home. It gives all the deep information about the activity done by your family members or friends. Like what website they have visited, what online application they have submitted etc.

The Family Keylogger also has some cool features, It can work in the stealth mode or can say in background so no one will know that he/she is on watch. While running, it records every keystroke a user makes in every application and then it saves it to a text file.

Family Keylogger Features at a Glance

  • Very easy to use
  • Small size and low system requirements
  • Can work in hidden mode (invisible to everyone)
  • Invisible for CTRL+ALT+DEL (Windows 98/Me/NT/Win2k/WinXP)
  • Invisible in Windows Explorer
  • Invisible in msconfig
  • You can set any keystroke to unhide feature
  • Capable of removing itself from tasks list (invisible / stealth mode)
  • Capable of removing itself from uninstall list
  • Capable of removing program's shortcuts from start menu

In addition to the above features, Keylogger has some more features like it can track the launch of any application, sent emails, visited websites.

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You may use this keylogger in other way, suppose you are writing your project report in a word processor like notepad and suddenly your computer freezes or the power cuts. You will loose all the unsaved data. This keylogger can help you to retrieve the data, so you will regain the text you have typed.

So, in my opinion you must try this software as not only you can track your family members but all the friends, girlfriends, employees, customers.

http://www.spyarsenal.com/familykeylogger/

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Edit your Gmail contacts directly from your Chat List

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It happens sometimes that when you add a new friend to the Gmail chat, email address is added as their contact name, such as hikingfan@gmail.com. Everyone wants to display names of their friends in the chat list so you will never be confused as to who's who. The only way to change this, people used to go to contacts, select contact profile, add the name of the friend, and then save it.

Now with the new version of Gmail (launched for Firefox 2 and IE7) you can correct the above problem by editing your Gmail contacts directly from the chat list. You just need to hover your mouse pointer over one of the contact, you will get a pop-up with the contacts details. If you click on the contact name, it will automatically become an editable field. Now simply type the desired name and hit "enter". Your changes will save the name in your chat list as well as in your contacts.

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[Gmail Blog]


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