Windows 7 has some goodies even for math geeks. If you work a lot with calculus, functions, algebra and other high school and college-level mathematics, then Math Input Panel is definitely for you. If you want to know more about this tool and what it does, check this out.
Do Math the Easy Way with Math Input Panel
FreeStockCharts is an advanced real time charting site, offering news, quotes, portfolio monitoring, alerts and many other features not ordinarily found for free. You can scan and sort stocks and even link to your Ameritrade account. A very cool site for the capitalist geek.
TitanTV offers one click PVR recording, Outlook .ics reminders and dozens of other fun features. Other options include 14 day programming search, reminders by RSS and favorite search by keyword. There are Stylish scripts available to tweak some visual settings too. TitanTV is free and registration is required for some of the more advanced options. Enjoy !
SABnzbd+ not only has an extremely geeky name, but it completely automates the complicated process of downloading files from Usenet. That is, if you don’t mind dealing with some python requirements.
Asian security companies might not be as famous as Western ones, but this doesn’t mean that they cannot develop good solutions. AhnLab is a less known company from Korea which delivers a surprisingly solid Internet Security Suite. To see how good it is, check out this review.
Security for Everyone – Reviewing AhnLab V3 Internet Security 8.0
The ASCII Generator lets you easily create those text designs that you always see in downloaded .nfo files. Just pop your text in the box and hit the button, and it’ll generate… you can also choose the "all fonts" item to see a list of every "font face".
It was only a matter of time before somebody came up with a way to search through google images and have them automatically convert into text. Toogle does this, although it only lets you find the first item in any search, so if you want to find a specific image in text you’ll have to do some crafty searching.
Toogle Search: site:drunkendata.com bender
If you’ve done any programming work in Vista using Visual Studio 2005, you’ve probably already run into a problem where you opened a solution that requires VS to be in administrator mode in order to load the project. This especially happens for projects that require IIS access.
There’s a simple solution to this issue, just change the compability for vslauncher.exe to run as administrator. Nice and easy… hit the link for the details.
Double-clicking a VS2005 Solution in Vista
If you’ve ever tried to create your own apache .htaccess files to prevent hotlinking downloaders, or to lock out your website from hackers with a password, you should really try using HTAccessible, a simple GUI app for creating the files with a visual interface.
HTAccessible – Free software downloads and reviews – CNET Download.com
Ever get tired of clicking? Are you an ubergeek? If so, you should check out the latest version of the Mouseless Browsing extension, which lets you easily browse using just the keyboard. This update makes it work in Gmail, which was the reason I wasn’t using it before.
mouseless & more – Mouseless Browsing