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Friday, December 23, 2005

A Windows piano solo (Mp3 Warning)

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Windows sounds integrated with some clever piano music = a rather nice piano solo. Maybe this should be your startup tune instead?

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Tuesday, December 20, 2005

Why you should build you own PC

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The horror stories of dealing with tech support and pre-installed bundled programs come alive as they evaluate Dell's gaming PC. Another good reason to build and maintain your own PC.

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Safer browsing via VMware

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Ever since Vmware released VMware player earlier this year, I've been wanting to find a reason to play with it. I was thinking maybe I could try OSX86 via the player, but installing it natively seemed much more appealing. Now that the browser applicance is released, perhaps this would be the time to try it out.

However, when looking at the space requirements for the browser appliance, I figured it was an overkill to download the 200+Mb zip file, unzip it to 1Gb or so file(s) to use with the 28Mb VMware player, just for surfing the web (of course, I suppose you could do other things as well). I'm sure that the Damn Small Linux(DSL) package which is around 50+Mb(100+Mb unzipped) would do the job just fine. If the guys at DSL were to strip out the other apps included with the distribution to make a DSL powered browser appliance, I'm sure it could go even lower.

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Monday, December 19, 2005

The police shot at some dude's laptop

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Thinking that his laptop was a bomb, the (Israeli?) police shot at it with bullets using a robot. Luckily, his harddisk remained intact and he was able to get a replacement. Everything's fine now, just that I can't stop laughing at this incident. I'm not sure why, just that it seems funny after everything is over.

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