Ever ran into the situation where you had two text files and needed to figure out what was different between the two? There are lots of file comparison utilities out there and P4Merge is one of the better ones. It highlights the differences and also has several comparison methods, so you can exclude whitespace differences, etc.
Compare Two Text Files For Differences
I’m sure many of us must have run into this situation once in a while. In a hurry to do something else we must have forgot to sign-out from our email account. Many times we think we need to get back to the same computer to sign-out. Luckily, if you use Gmail then you don’t have to get back to the same computer to sign-out from your Gmail account. Gmail, nicely, allows you to remotely sign-out from all your Gmail sessions. That means, you can sign-out from all your Gmail sessions from any computer that you have access to.
Learn how to sign-out from all your Gmail sessions.
Form and function meet with configurable previews for open tabs. Just hover over a tab and it’s contents will show in real-time in any size you’d like.
Tab Scope download @ Firefox Add-ons
Tab Scope homepage
We’re apolitical but you can push your (least) favorite politician around. Just left click to throw them around. Dubya, Hillary and Sarkozy too.
Free Falling Politicians from PlanetDan
grep originally was a command line utility used to search for text in files on UNIX. It’s also a popular search utility on Linux. And now you can use this powerful tool in Windows! Windows Grep is a simple to use text search utility that lets you search multiple files at once using regular expressions.
Search Multiple Text Files
A big thank you to Gizmodo for compiling a huge list of bargain electronics. Happy shopping.
Gizmodo’s Black Friday Deal Page
One of the very few security solutions which won the “Buy for Grandma!” award in the series of security reviews ran by 7 Tutorials, is ESET Smart Security 4. This might not come as a surprise, considering the great results ESET had in recent years with their NOD32 technology. If you want to know more about ESET Smart Security 4, the latest technologies it includes and how it performs, do check out this useful review.
Security for Everyone – Reviewing ESET Smart Security 4
If you have an enormous MP3 music collection on your home PC, it will probably me kind of hard to listen to any song you want from anywhere in the world, unless you have an iPod. If you want to access your music from the Internet on any computer, you can setup a streaming music server using a free program called Sockso.
How to Setup a Streaming Music Server
The Christmas shopping season is now starting and many of you will consider buying a new laptop or netbook. If this is the case for you, then do consider this very interesting study on laptop and netbook reliability. It covers the reliability of laptops up to 3 years since purchase for all the major vendors (including Apple) and the reliability of netbooks up to a year since purchase. The study has some very surprising conclusions and, most likely you will be suprised to learn that HP is the worst in terms of laptop reliability while ASUS & Toshiba are the first. One conclusion that did not surprise me was that, one year in, netbooks fail 20% more often than laptops.
Laptop & Netbook reliability – 1 in 3 Laptops fail over 3 years