Thursday, November 03, 2005

internet explorer tab within firefox

this is a new firefox extension.

to use it, just right click a link and choose "open this link in ie tab" you've now opened internet explorer in a tab of firefox!

this is great for the occasional times when a page doesn't work correctly in firefox, downloading windows updates, or designing a web page- since you can easily see how your webpage displays in IE with just one click and then switch back to Firefox.

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Teens get busted attempting to ransom stolen iPod

We can partly forgive these theives� stupidity due to their youth, but how dumb do you have to be to steal someone�s iPod and then try to extort a ransom for its return?

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Monday, October 31, 2005

Epstein steps down as Red Sox GM

BOSTON (AP) - Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein resigned Monday, surprising Boston and the baseball world just one year after helping the franchise win its first World Series championship since 1918.

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Hacked OSx86 Updated to 10.4.3

The rather creative OSx86 hacking community has created another release, this time to update existing 10.4.1 installations. A few of the many new features introduced in the update are updated Safari & Webkit, the x86 unibin of Flash, and speed enhancements.

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The fastest moving OpenSolaris Distro

Belenix has gone from a LiveCD with just CLI interface, to X support including XFce4 graphical desktop. Complete with multimedia app, xmms, as well as other OpenSource tools. Seems to be good choice :)

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Electrodes that allow anybody to speak any language

The electrodes can be placed on the face, and pick up electrical impules, which are then transliterated into a desired language. Sound cool, feel smart, but look like a complete ass hole.

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2006 to herald first Macs capable of running both Mac OS X and Windows

Two worlds will collide in 2006, producing the first systems capable of running both Windows and Mac OS. For years, computer users have sought a hybrid. Not a half-electric, half-gasoline motor vehicle, but a computer that combines the elegance of Apple's software design with the raw horsepower of an Intel CPU.

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