Only 79 Days To Go Until The 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics


On February 12th, let the games begin. News, videos and more on all three sites. site

Vancouver 2010 site

NBC Olympics site

Find Out What Makes a Website Tick with Sitonomy


Ever wonder what kind of technology makes a certain website work? Does it use WordPress? What kind of web server (Apache, IIS, etc)? What programming language is it written in (.NET, PHP, etc)?

Sitonomy is a free service that helps you understand the various components of a website, such as hardware, software, advertising, programming languages, and lots more. Check it out!

Analyze Web Sites Using Sitonomy

A Tiny App Tells You Exactly What Is Starting With Your Computer


Autostart Explorer digs deep into the registry to find all files that autostart.

Download Autostart Explorer v2.1 from Softpedia

Scan your Hard Disk for Errors using Windows Surface Scanner


Windows Surface Scanner is a free utility that allows you to scan your hard drive for bad sectors and other types of errors. Even though hard drives have become much more reliable over the last decade, there are still many times when you will end up with a dud. It’s similar to chkdsk, but a lot faster. Also, it does not fix problems, only reports errors.

Windows Surface Scanner via Freeware Genius

Use Toogle To Search For Google Images (Fun!)


Toogle will search Google images and return the most popular result in all text. FunFunFun.

As this is our only post today, we’d like to wish our US based readers a happy, healthy Thanksgiving !

Toogle website @

Twitter + Silverlight = Very Slick Twitterlight


Reply, direct and follow your friends in a very cool Silverlight application.

Sign in to Twitterlight

Download Silverlight from Microsoft

Great List of Free Windows 7 Downloads and Tools


From MS MVP Blake Handler comes another great list, chock full of interesting and useful tools and tips for Windows 7.

Blake Handler’s Windows 7 page

Surf More Securely With OpenDNS


If you’d like to add an extra layer of protection between your computer and the web, OpenDNS is free and easy to set up. Features include adult content filtering, anti-phishing/anti-malware technology, black/whitelisting and parental control. Fully documented, OpenDNS has paid versions for schools and businesses. Thanks for the tip, Dave !

OpenDNS homepage

OpenDNS Knowledge Base page

52 Firefox Thanksgiving Personas


These 5 and many more. Time to get festive !

52 Thanksgiving Personas @ Firefox Add-ons

via Mozilla Links

Make Your Computer Super Fast in 99 Ways

fast computer

Has your computer been running slow lately? Overloaded registry? Or too many programs? Not enough RAM? Page file completely fragmented? There are a tons of reasons why your computer can be a hundred times slower than when you first bought and there are a lots of ways to make it faster. Check out this article that lists 99 ways to speed up your Windows PC.

99 Ways To Increase Computer Performance and Speed

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