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Stylish -- User CSS for Firefox Made Simple

Posted on Friday, April 28, 2006 at 8:33 PM by Randall
Firefox has the abilty to apply user CSS stylesheets to individual web sites to allow one to modify how they look when you are viewing... [Read More]

Google SketchUp -- Simple but Powerful 3-D Drawing Program Now Free

Posted on Thursday, April 27, 2006 at 5:42 PM by Randall
SketchUp is a very popular -- but very expensive -- commercial program for drawing 3-D objects that is actually easy and fun to use.... [Read More]

Imageapp -- Display Random Image Files on Your Destop

Posted on Wednesday, April 26, 2006 at 1:32 PM by Randall
There are a lot of program that will randomly change your wallpaper, but it can be fun to display images from a folder on a... [Read More]

Customize Google with this Firefox Extension

Posted on Tuesday, April 25, 2006 at 9:53 PM by Randall
Google has a lot of useful information -- and I spend a lot of time there. A few days ago I discovered a Firefox extension... [Read More]

I Need To Add a Message Board to a Web Site

Posted on Tuesday, April 25, 2006 at 4:37 PM by Randall
There are two ways to add a message board to a web site. The first is to find a message board script that you can... [Read More]

Wink -- Create Free Flash Tutorials and Presentations

Posted on Monday, April 24, 2006 at 9:41 PM by Randall
emo: Sometimes telling someone isn't nearly as good as showing them. This is particularly true when trying to explain how to use software.This is why... [Read More]

I Need To Have An Online Calendar

Posted on Monday, April 24, 2006 at 12:01 PM by Randall
Daily planning and organization is important, and a number of web sites want to help you, your team, or your entire organization plan, organize, and... [Read More]

Process Tamer -- Tame Programs When They Hog the CPU

Posted on Friday, April 21, 2006 at 10:01 PM by Randall
You've had it happen. I know you have. You are trying to type an email or draft a report in Word when your system slows... [Read More]

Toolbox -- Application Launcher on Steroids

Posted on Thursday, April 20, 2006 at 9:46 PM by Randall
There are a lot of application launch bars and docks available. The current "in thing" seems to be bars that try to act like the... [Read More]

ClipSecure -- Text Encryption for Real People

Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2006 at 9:22 PM by Randall
I remember getting excited about encrypting things was PGP first came out for DOS. Unfortunately, most early (and current, for that matter) programs aren't really... [Read More]

Microsoft Visual Studio Express Permanently Free

Posted on Wednesday, April 19, 2006 at 1:12 PM by Randall
Microsoft announced today that their Visual Studio Express editions -- which I posted about months ago -- will be permanently free. The free offer... [Read More]

DM2 -- Floating Icons and Other Windows Enhancements

Posted on Tuesday, April 18, 2006 at 9:38 PM by Randall
Windows has two standard places where a program window can go when you aren't using it, but don't want to close it: a button on... [Read More]

Allchars -- Type "Strange" Characters Easily

Posted on Monday, April 17, 2006 at 9:48 PM by Randall
If you regularly have to type "strange" characters not on your keyboard in Windows and do not want to use a complex, full-featured macro program... [Read More]

StartRight -- Control Windows Startup

Posted on Friday, April 14, 2006 at 10:01 PM by Randall
If you are like most people, when you start Windows, Windows starts a large number of programs: instant message programs, audio programs, mailbox monitors, firewalls,... [Read More]

ERUNT - Backup and Restore Windows Registry

Posted on Thursday, April 13, 2006 at 9:45 PM by Randall
The Windows Registry was a good idea -- at least in theory. Collect all the data Windows 3.x and Windows 3.x programs would scatter around... [Read More]

Scarabay -- Portable Password Manager

Posted on Wednesday, April 12, 2006 at 9:51 PM by Randall
It seems like every web site (and even some programs) want you to have a unique user name and password. Worse, you are expected to... [Read More]

FastStone Image Viewer -- Image Viewer and Editor

Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2006 at 9:49 PM by Randall
As many of you know, I'm a fan of the Irfanview image viewer. Some people prefer a image viewer than works more like the... [Read More]

Karen's Replicator -- Backup Files on Demand

Posted on Monday, April 10, 2006 at 9:34 PM by Randall
Everyone knows backups are important, but most people aren't likely to do them more than once a day (and once a week is more likely... [Read More]

DarkPlaces -- Modern OpenGL Windows Version of Quake

Posted on Friday, April 07, 2006 at 9:54 PM by Randall
It's Friday and that's a good time for another game. I enjoyed the original Quake back in my DOS gaming days, but like many people,... [Read More]

Evil Player -- Tiny Media Player

Posted on Thursday, April 06, 2006 at 9:33 PM by Randall
In recent years, media player software has gotten larger and larger and filled with all sorts of bells and whistles that eat up system memory... [Read More]

Samurize -- System Monitoring and Desktop Enhancement

Posted on Wednesday, April 05, 2006 at 8:19 PM by Randall
A lot of people seem to like to monitor their computer system constantly so they can know just how much memory they are using or... [Read More]

StrokeIt -- Mouse Gestures Made Easy

Posted on Tuesday, April 04, 2006 at 9:35 PM by Randall
I'm a keyboard man. I like to keep my hands on the keyboard as much as possible, so I really like programs like AutoHotKey... [Read More]

eSnips -- Online Storage and Social Network

Posted on Monday, April 03, 2006 at 10:01 PM by Randall
Web 2.0 is really just another buzzword used by pundits to refer to any fancy-looking web-based application they consider new and cool. Most so-called Web... [Read More]

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