How Genetics Work


From the ‘Why Evolution Is True Blog’ written by Jerry Coyne. Great pic.

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Make Ants Crawl All Over Your Desktop with 12-Ants

12 ants

Want to freak out a friend or family member? 12-Ants is a fun little program that requires no install (which means you can run it from a USB stick) and creates nasty little ants that crawl all over your desktop. You can control the number of ants, speed, and whether they should attack the cursor! Awesome!!!


Sweet Christmas Icons


‘tis the season.

Silent Night Christmas Icons by LazyCrazy @ DA

Delete the Hiberfil.sys File in Windows 7

remove hiberfil sys

Notice that a large chunk of your hard drive space is being used by a file called hiberfil.sys? It’s the file used for the Hibernation feature, which you may or may not use. If not, you can delete it following the instructions below.

Remove Hiberfil.sys File in Windows 7

Bypass Required Registration on Websites with BugMeNot


Ever end up on a website where you had to register in order to access the content or download the software? Pretty annoying right? BugMeNot is a cool website where people share logins to sites that require registration. Type in the URL and get a login! Easy!


Teach Grandma New Tricks


Why not give a gift of convenience for less than $10 ? You can give a loved one a 2GB USB or SDHC drive loaded with best in class portable software. With Google Chrome, Firefox and a backup utility, the full Open Office Suite, games, Pidgin and so much more, help someone close to you proactively with a wide range of great programs.


Happy Holidays from Tux


Make a New Year’s resolution to try Linux. Wallpaper at the link below…

Tux Wallpaper @ DeviantArt

Visiting or Living In New York? Check Out NYC Way

nyc way

Whether you live in NY or plan to visit, one app you should install on your iPhone is NYC Way. It’s a free app that bundles a bunch of local NY resources into one little package. Resources include nearest WiFi hotspots, NYC coffee shops, live traffic cams, subway alerts, tourist attractions, and lots more.

NYC Way iPhone App

Use Revo To Do More Than Just Uninstall A Program


Readers of TinyHacker know that Revo Uninstaller is one of, if not our number one freeware application. With each new Revo version, more tools are included to help the end user manage their systems effectively. With Revo open, navigate to Tools>Windows Tools and find an easy way to execute Microsoft’s Malicious Software Removal Tool, Group Policy Editor, TCP/IP NetStat Command prompt as well as many other System and Networking tools. If you have and use Revo, consider using some of the other useful tools beyond program deletion. 

Read more about Revo’s additional tools

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