Digsby IM Turns Bad with Malware

Oh, how quickly public perception can shift. Digsby, who won 4 out of 5 nominations (out of 6 total categories) in About.com’s 2008 user-voted IM client awards including Developers of the Year, has been one of the much-loved IM clients.…

How to Get Free Digital TV (DTV & HDTV)

I haven’t subscribed to cable television in… well, ever. I don’t watch much TV. When I do, it’s usually for a specific show or online on sites like Hulu. If you don’t need all the hundreds of various channels that…

Windows 7 RTM (Final) Now Available on MSDN, Technet

Yesterday, Microsoft made Windows 7 RTM (Final) available to Technet and MSDN subscribers. Download speed reports have varied and there was a period of time when the Ultimate and Enterprise versions could not be downloaded even though all the other…

How to Backup Your Data with jFileSync

Backing up data is something everyone knows should be done, but often don’t due to laziness. That is, until disaster strikes and important data is lost. Those who have experienced such a scenario quickly learn to make regular backups to…

Where to Buy LCD Monitors with 0 Dead Pixels

Buying an LCD monitor these days is both easier and harder than ever before with much lower prices and wider selection. One thing that remains a mystery is how dead pixels are widely accepted as the norm by most manufacturer…

Firefox Downloaded Over 1 Billion Times

Mozilla’s Firefox, the world’s favorite alternative browser, has surpassed the 1 billion download mark. That’s over 1,000,000,000 times! To commemorate this achievements, Mozilla is launching a new web site called One Billion Plus You. The download count is a cumulative…

Using WP Super Cache with WordPress.com Stats

WP Super Cache and WordPress.com Stats are two very useful WordPress plugins. WP Super Cache provides static and dynamic cache functionality to reduce the load on your blog’s server, allowing larger amounts of traffic to visit without slowing the site…

Disable Zip Folders in Windows 7, Vista, XP

Zip Folders (or Compressed Folders) is a feature in Windows Explorer that makes ZIP archives act like folders for easy retrieval of contents. However, this behavior is rather annoying for many, including me, so one of the first things I…

Fix Mac OS X Mouse Acceleration Curve

OS X has many great design wins, but the mouse acceleration curve is not one of them. Using a mouse under OS X feels very unnatural if you’ve ever used another operating system. The pointer moves too slowly when you…

5 Reasons Why Chrome Can’t Replace Firefox (Yet)

Mozilla’s Firefox web browser has gained amazing traction to become the browser of choice for the more technically inclined. More recently, Google, everyone’s favorite search company, released Chrome, their own take on the web browser that emphasizes speed and simplicity.…