Monthly Archives: September 2005

Keystroke logging by ear

Scientists at [tag]UC Berkeley[/tag] have finished a study on using a [tag]parabolic[/tag] microphone to record the audible version of your keystrokes and based on the sound of the “clicks”, decipher what it is that your typing with stunning accuracy. “Using … Continue reading

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RIAA Receives beatdown from soccer mom round 1

In a minor yet important victory against the RIAAs bullying tactics a Michigan Federal Court dismissed a case after the record companies lawyers withdrew their original suit against the mother so that they could refile it against a 13 year … Continue reading

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USB memorystick that doubles as a VoIP phone

Now this just looks sweet. Phoneyworld has a brief bit on it. I tracked down the original webpage they found it on… but I don’t read Korean. The mobility of this idea may help bring VoIP sales even higher. This … Continue reading

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Opera Browser Goes Ad-Free

Opera Announced yesterday that they would begin offering their free version Browser without the paid ads that had previously muddled it’s interface. With both Internet Explorer and Firefox being free and Ad free(Unless you count adware in IE) this becomes … Continue reading

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Beyond Skype? Wavigo Integrates Multi-Protocol IM, P2P VoIP, SMS, RSS and Media Playback

This review states pretty much what I thought of when I saw this program – good idea… but unpolished. Looks like a program I used back on win95. Now I am a long time trillian user, but have also contacts … Continue reading

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Wedding DJ – are the flashing lights that cool?

Ok sure, there is more to it than that, but the article I read from news.com and the Tech Dirt comments comfirmed what I have seen myself. The DIY method is looking better and better. Why bother to shell out … Continue reading

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Awesomely Handy Bootable CD

This thing is absolutely great. It’s a bootable cd that contains every possible repair/setup/diagnostic tool you would ever need for a pc and it’s all linked through a handy graphical menu system. The best part is it’s totally free. I’m … Continue reading

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Search Podcast Audio

This is a great search engine that lets you search for words/names mentioned within podcasts. It also lets you play the podcast in the results from the point that the word/name is mentioned. This is pretty cool stuff.

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The OpenCD Project

Okay, I just stumbled across this today while looking at open sourced images for a project I’m working on. Anyways it’s an ISO cd image you can download for free that contains a selected list of Windows Open Source applications … Continue reading

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Video Extracted from Cats Brain

Chris over at Mindpixel picked up a story about researchers that record the electrical pulses from 177 cells in a cat’s brain and then are able to reconstruct the video images that the cat is watching. Sounds impossible, but it … Continue reading

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