7. OS X
May 30, 2005 #
VersionBackup - Create daily scheduled backups, keep x days worth of backup sets, delete old backups after x days, more. Freeware and shareware versions available (differences).
May 29, 2005 #
In his Wi-Finally: wireless security that actually works, Brian Livingston strongly suggests using WPA for wireless security. He notes that Microsoft only supplies WPA client software for Windows XP, and recommends two shareware packages for users of earlier versions of Windows. However, he fails to mention that WSC provides free WPA Personal client software for Windows 98 through XP. (via WNN)
May 28, 2005 #
History of the Internet and Web from 700 BC to 2000 AD
May 27, 2005 #
The Netcraft Toolbar (which helps protect against phishing attacks and the like) is now available for Firefox.
May 26, 2005 #
Jacques' Hack Attack - Video from the BBC showing what happens to a non-firewalled Windows XP box on the Net (Sasser infection in 8 seconds). Includes shots of Process Explorer and TDIMon.
May 25, 2005 #
filehippo.com - "The aim of filehippo.com is to provide you with the simplest method of downloading the newest versions of the best software - without the usual excessive popups or spyware and without the low quality software. We do not offer any illegal software, warez or pirated material. All software is either Freeware or Shareware. All our servers have 100Mb network connections so your downloads will be as fast as possible!"
May 24, 2005 #
Tons of information, including commands, file lists, version info, etc, for virtually every Microsoft OS ever made as well as several other DOS flavors and OS/2. NEW URL: http://www.geocities.com/rick_lively/MANUALS/INDEX.HTM
May 23, 2005 #
May 22, 2005 #
Working with OS X image files:
May 21, 2005 #
Anonymizing Google's Cookie - Use this simple GoogleAnon bookmarklet to anonymize your Google cookie.
May 20, 2005 #
DISENTER - Free Usenet news servers database and search engine
May 19, 2005 #
The Aardvark Firefox extension displays a red rectangle framing each element under the cursor, as well as a caption showing the HTML element type and its class or id if they exist. (via Shell Extension City)
May 18, 2005 #
How to use RSS correctly makes a very strong case for limiting feeds to short descriptions with links back to the main article. This approach has now been adopted by TinyApps. Here is a real life example of why this might be a good idea.
May 17, 2005 #
Store Wars - Star Wars spoof promoting organic food (Flash, QuickTime, and Windows Media formats available). From the good folks who brought you The Meatrix.
May 13, 2005 #
Two interesting job offers for vegans on the Big Island:
As a rough guide -- and it can only be rough until we know you -- we can offer a good programmer/analyst $30-$40 per hour ($60-80,000 per year), and we can offer someone who is able to take over a significant portion of the day-to-day running of the business (responding to e-mails, processing payments, etc.) $15-25 per hour ($30-50,000 per year)."
May 9, 2005 #
One way of hiding CSS from un- or under-supported web browsers is to use @import. However, this causes IE to briefly flash an unstyled page, a most annoying effect. BlueRobot has the scoop on how to block this behavior.
May 8, 2005 #
As with any new operating system, Tiger has its share of problems:10.3.9, which includes the same Safari enhancements as Tiger. However, 10.3.9 users should also apply Security Update 2005-005, as it patches some rather serious security holes.
May 6, 2005 #
Ultimate Boot CD for Windows (not to be confused with Ultimate Boot CD) - Bart's PE on steroids, i.e., loaded with useful antivirus, antispyware, security, recovery, and diagnostic apps. (via digg)
May 5, 2005 #
May 4, 2005 #
Why would you want even a single version of Internet Explorer on your PC, let alone multiple versions? Browser bug testing.
May 1, 2005 #
Before submitting an app, please be so kind as to run a quick search and make sure it is not already listed. It may be helpful to read this for information on search operators. For example, a simple search for "FAC" returns 90 results, but using the w: operator, it returns only 1 (which is the one we were after).
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