Upgrade your iPod Touch to the latest firmware for free

iPod Touch with old firmware

If you’ve got an iPod Touch that was on sale this holiday season and ended up with an old firmware, your obvious inclination would be to upgrade the firmware manually to the latest version. There is a catch, Apple charges $4.95 for an upgrade. If you don’t want to pay for an upgrade then follow this guide to upgrade your iPod Touch to the latest version for free without any hassle. After trying many different ways to upgrade my iPod Touch I’ve found out that this is one way that surely works.

Streets and Trips + MapPoint Construction Update


Download Streets and Trips 2010 and MapPoint 2010 Construction Update

Download Streets and Trips 2009 and MapPoint 2009 Construction Update

Download MapPoint 2006 and Streets and Trips 2007 Construction Update

Download Microsoft Streets and Trips 2006 Construction Update

Great List Of Worldwide Newspapers

International Newspapers

Read The News From All 50 States

A very handy resource for anyone away from home. Int’l to follow.

U.S. Newspapers

Cool Extension KwiClick Gives In-Tab Search Results

In this case, we highlighted the Metropolitan Museum of Art address and a small map of the Upper East Side of Manhattan appeared. This would be a great tool if just for that but there’s more. See Google, Bing, Amazon, YouTube, Twitter, Facebook (and more) results without leaving the page you’re on. KwiClick integrates with FireGestures and is completely configurable. For a description of additional features, see the links below.

KwiClick v2.4.1 extension from Firefox Add-ons

KwiClick Home

A Simple App To Monitor Disk Speed


Check the read/write speed for a hard drive.  Period.

Physical Disk Speed Monitor

Tiny App Monitors Your Bandwidth A Variety Of Ways


Weighing in at just 3.9MB, this tiny but powerful app measures network traffic, ports, connections, firewall settings and much, much more. if you were missing the network traffic icon that is missing in 7, this app adds it back.

Freeware though there is a paid Pro version.

Simple Internet Meter Lite Version

Permanently Delete Data using Cipher

delete data

Are you looking for a way to securely delete data from your computer hard disk so that there is no way it can possible be recovered? If so, you probably already know that you have to overwrite the section of the file system with new data in order for it to be completely gone. You can do this using the Cipher command in Windows.

Permanently Delete Data from Your PC

Use AutoPager For Continuous Scrolling Of Web Pages


Tired of clicking next on an article that you’re reading? AutoPager, an extension for Firefox, alleviates that task. Also available as a Greasemonkey script.

 AutoPager add-on v0.5.3.5

AutoPager homepage

Create 3D Buildings in Google Earth using Building Maker

make buildings

If you’ve ever used Google Earth, you may have noticed that certain buildings are able to be viewed in full 3D! That’s because Google lets anyone create 3D renderings of buildings all across the world. How so? Using Building Maker! Check it out.

Google Building Maker

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