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Hacker Breaks into FEMA Phone System, Makes $12,000 Worth of Calls

I just came across an amusing news excerpt about the Federal Emergency Management Agency or FEMA, which is a part of Homeland Security. For those of you who don't know, Homeland Security […]

A New Vulnerability Discovered in μTorrent

As far as file-sharing protocols go, BitTorrent has emerged as one of the leading P2P technologies being used. μTorrent is one of the most popular BitTorrent apps around, largely because of its […]

Simple Torrent Searching with Speckly

With all the new fangled torrent search engines available out there, it's easy for new users to BitTorrent to get confused. After all, learning how the software works can be hard enough […]

Yahoo Music will Refund its Customers

Last week, Martin posted about how Yahoo was planning to shut downits Yahoo! Music store on 30th September, 2008. The store would take its DRM servers offline on this date, in effect […]

EZTV Allows BitTorrent Streaming

Ever since BitTorrent first appeared on the scene, it has become one of the most popular file-sharing methods around. BitTorrent is fast because each file is split into very small chunks and […]

Amarok 2.0 is Ready

Some of you will remember my post a little while back about favorite music players. For most people on Linux, Amarok rules hands down. In fact, Amarok has gained a reputation as […]

Good Old Games Plans to Offer DRM-Free Classic Games

I’m not that much of a gamer these days. My game-playing skills are restricted to Solitaire and an occasional online game. But in the early 90s, games fascinated me. My introduction to […]

What Would You do with a 1.5 Terabyte Hard Drive?

When I got my first computer, my hard drive was all of 2.1 Gigabytes. At that time, it was a huge amount and I didn’t think I’d ever run out of disk […]

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Delete about:config Entries in Firefox

I love Firefox because I can pretty much customize it anyway I like while the majority of browsers do not allow me to do so. Besides add-ons and themes, which can change […]

Watch the Olympics with TVTonic

It’s Olympic year and this time we’re heading to Beijing to watch the best athletes in the world battle it out for glory. If you’re lucky enough to actually be going to […]

Control Windows Media Center with Keyboard Shortcuts

For those people who use Windows Media Center, it can be a pain to have to navigate around the program using the mouse, especially if you’re watching a movie and you need […]

Don’t Fancy Twitter? Try Jaiku

I’m not a big user of social networking sites for a very simple reason: I simply don’t have the time. The little time I spend at home can definitely be better utilized […]

Put Music in Images Uploaded to Flickr and Picasa Web Albums

Online services like Flickr and Google’s Picasa are primarily photo-hosting and sharing sites. This means that apart from image files, you can’t really upload any other type of file you choose. Well, […]

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A Comprehensive Site for Manga

For those of you who are new to this, manga is basically the Japanese version of a comic book. Why should manga interest you? Well, for one thing, if you enjoy watching […]

Send Faxes for Free

Sometimes, you may urgently need to send a fax across to someone but you do not have access to a fax machine. If this is the case, don’t worry. File-hosting site […]

Napster Goes DRM-Free

I don't own an iPod or any other music player so this post is not really something I've tried out yet. First it was Amazon, then iTunes, and now Napster. What am […]

Access Music through your iPhone from Anywhere with Simplify Media

If your home computer runs 24/7, there’s a strong chance that you use it to access the music stored on your hard drive when you’re at work, on vacation, etc. Even if […]

Finally! Block Applications on Facebook

I have a lot of friends gushing over popular social networking site Facebook but I can't for the life of me figure out what's so great about it. It's cluttered, difficult to […]