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.
Make a New Year’s resolution to try Linux. Wallpaper at the link below…
Tux Wallpaper @ DeviantArt
10 years worth of Google holiday logos.
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
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
A day without a random insult by The Bard is like a day without sunshine.
Pangloss.com’s Shakespearean Insult Generator
Ever connect a USB device to your computer and not have it show up in My Computer? Strange huh? Most likely it’s because the drive letter Windows is assigning is already taken. In that case, you have to change the drive letter manually and then it will show up.
Change Drive Letter for USB Device in Windows
Included in all versions of Outlook is Scan.pst, a tool that may help in the event your .pst file becomes corrupted. Read the Microsoft article below and backup your .pst file. Run scan.pst repeatedly until there are no errors. Detailed directions in the link.
Repair the .pst file in Outlook
It may very well replace your current player of choice. Having difficulty playing back certain file types in WMP? Give MPlayer a shot. It’s free, open source and adheres to GNU/GPL standards.