It never ceases to amaze me just how powerful video on the Web is becoming. Whether it is silly parodies of GTA Vice City or even goofball mini-flicks like The Repair Guy, the sheer interest that I have seen in this media has …continue reading
Archives for March 2005
Welcome to Just Ask Matt! Today, (lost the name, sorry) writes:
I take about 100 pictures a day for my wife’s job. I download the pictures (usually 500-600k per picture) onto my laptop (P4 2.8, OS-xp home, Wireless G network [linksys]).
After examining the photos …continue reading
There is really no question about it. More often that not, licensing can be more effective than trying to all out sell something. But is this really the best way for Transmeta Corp. to go? I am just not completely convinced, to be perfectly honest.
LCDs are cool, no question there. But are they fast enough with their response times? Apparently this is something that Hitachi was concerned about. According to The Inquirer, they will be using active matrix LCD technology to tackle this head on.
Boy, having the opportunity to sit down with Scott Wasson of AMD must have been a real thrill. During the interview, they talked a lot about the future of AMD and the processors that they are producing. Great read, definitely check it out, folks!
This bug bounty program is a great idea. Yes, it could be exploited I suppose. However, the likelihood of this money being paid to the folks that exploit them is just not something that I foresee happening.
A hack for Gimp to give it that Photoshop feel? Why not? I am someone who happens to feel more at home in Photoshop, but would rather do my work in Gimp. Perhaps this hack is the answer we need!
The last puzzle given involved the probability of getting a flush in poker: you want a flush (five cards of a single suit). The parameters to consider here are the value of the card and its suit. Normally these are considered independent variables. Consider the …continue reading
One of the big issues that I have with ‘make and make install’ is that you almost always get some mystery error that really tells you nothing. However, with Debian distributions this has been made a lot easier with apt-get. While it may not be …continue reading
Let’s be realistic here. Designing content for a mobile phone takes careful planning. If you are totally lost and are looking to get yourself grounded in this area, take a look at this article that IBM has thrown together.
Cool, but do I really need it? After reading this review, I am thinking it could be pretty handy. Small, not in the way, the Brando LED Micro Torch might just be the light that have been missing in all of our lives!
This is a feature of Outlook that I really appreciate. If you have your contact information, including addresses stored within Outlook, you can easily get driving directions from the MapPoint Web site.
Once Outlook is open, click on your Contacts folder. Double click the contact …continue reading
If you disable simple file sharing, you can use the Security tab from a folder or files properties dialog box to set permissions. However, setting permissions does require some knowledge as to how they are applied and used. You may want to keep simple file …continue reading
Even with the other search engine giants expanding themselves, Google is really beginning to see some serious growth. As the Washington Post so clearly points out, Google’s careful hiring practices are going to be a bit difficult as the search engine works to spread its …continue reading
WASHINGTON (AP) – Former White House drug czar Barry McCaffrey is urging Major League Baseball to adopt Olympic standards for drug testing and punishment. ‘You cannot have the chickens guarding the coop. Baseball always has and still does,’ McCaffrey said Monday. ‘Baseball and all professional …continue reading
AWG stands for American Wire Gauge, and it is a standard used for denoting wire conductor diameter. The system is counter-intuitive, so the lower the AWG, the thicker the conductor.
Actually the system is even more counter-intuitive than that. Once you get to wires thicker …continue reading
What’s better than two mobile technology addicts talking about Windows Mobile devices? Simple: THREE mobile tech addicts talking about Windows Mobile devices!
Since we’re talking about practical “everyday” RSS uses, here’s another breakthrough, this time from Bloglines …
Starting today, people can track the shipping progress of package deliveries from some of the world’s largest parcel shipping companies-FedEx, UPS, and the United States Postal Service-within …continue reading