Monthly Archives: November 2005

USB Thumb Drive – Sandisc Cruzr Micro 512mb

I just picked up a SD Cruzr Micro 512Mb thumbdrive today. Got a good deal on it at Radioshack. They have them for $29.99 in-store after instant $10 rebate that isn’t always advertised on the tag. They’re definately handy as … Continue reading

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VMware Player and Virtual Machines

For those of you out there that want to run Linux inside windows I’ve discovered there are a couple of builds of VMware images of Ubuntu on various torrent search sites. These can be run with the freely available (From … Continue reading

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New AVG Anti-Virus Out

Theres a new version of AVG Free Anti-virus out. If you’re one of those people with expired AV software from Norton or Mcafee you should install this instead of shelling out another $40 for another year of updates. It works … Continue reading

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Xbox 360

Well I have it on good word that Radioshack.com will have Xbox 360 going into stock starting this Friday. Most places are out of stock on them already so this might be your last chance to get one. The downside? … Continue reading

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Crazy Case Mod

Okay this is probably one of the cooler case mods I’ve seen in a while. Not to mention the kind of hardware he threw in it (Think dual Xeon’s). It even appears to move. I’d love to be in the … Continue reading

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Are you In the Trenches?

For those of you who are in the trenches everyday as a sysadmin (Or even if you aren’t like me) you’ll probably appreciate this podcast covering the daily issues, rants, and stupid user stories from a group of sysadmins that … Continue reading

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DigDot

There has been quite a bit of discussion about Digg catching up to Slashdot. I think what people fail to see is that there are major differences in why people go to the other site. Some users no longer visit … Continue reading

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D&D goes Digital

Turbine Games is set to release Dungeons & Dragons Online: Stormreach early next year. There are currently Beta testing opportunities for fileplanet subscribers. They do appear to have tried to stay true to the offline D&D: We are working closely … Continue reading

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Virtual Laser Keyboard

I wish I had one of these for my PDA back during my college classes. I could have surfed the web… errr taken notes much easier during class. I bet it’s only a matter of time before they manage to … Continue reading

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HP, the prefered server of pirates…

It’s sad when thepiratebay.org has more and better servers than anandech.com (As of their last server upgrade). It’s rather apparent that the black market in software and media is still booming. Does anyone else wonder who hosts their setup? Apparently … Continue reading

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