Monthly Archive: January 2009

Jan 27

Dropbox - access important files from anywhere

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Lots of people own several computers. Not to mention different operating systems. Don't you wish you had a folder with some files that will be accessible from every single one of your PCs ? A friend of mine recommended Dropbox (www.getdropbox.com) This is a software, compatible with Windows, Linux and Mac, which creates a folder …

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Jan 26

Scanning your entire LAN for MAC Addresses

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Not too long ago, I wrote a network administration utility with specific needs. One of the needs was to scan all the LAN pool for MAC addresses. The code will look at your active network adapters, calculate start and end IP according to your address and netmask, and query all the IPs within that range …

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Jan 22

So you're trying to get your homemade app on your pwned iPhone

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Recently I was working on an iPhone app for work, for demo purposes, but my company cheaped out on the Apple iPhone Developers registration.  More accurately, the process of binding a multi-million-$-a-year company with Apple Inc. takes a very long time, so we took the back-door and just pwned our test iPhone devices (firmware 2.1). "How hard …

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Jan 18

Recommended Software: Digsby

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 I'm the kind of guy who likes to be online. When I decide to be available for chat - the more the merrier. Messenger, GTalk, GMail, Skype- you name it.  I found about Digsby when I looked for a Facebook Chat client. Surfing the net brought me to Digsby's website and I must say I was …

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Jan 18

A Creative way to restart your PC, and autorun a program

Windows Scripting

Last week, a friend of mine needed a solution that will auto-restart his PC at a specific time and run a specific task. Normally, this wouldn't be a big deal, but his problem was that the PC was inside a domain and required auto-login. So I dug a bit inside the Windows registry and found …

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Jan 18

Arnold's Clone

Hilarious! You gotta go see my new movie! yaaay, because stolen identity movies make so much money at the box office... yaaay!

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Jan 18

PokeTalk - Call your friends for free

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I recently came across this website www.poketalk.com. This website allows you to place international phone calls for free! What's the catch? Well... a single phonecall is limited to 10 minutes, and you have 50 phonecalls per month (Tip- you can re-register with a different e-mail address to get extra 50 calls). Once you place a call, the phone …

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Jan 14

OpenGL for AviSynth [Update: now w/code]

Hi I had a little project at work recently, that involved creating movie clips using AviSynth. And I was appalled by the shabbiness of existing transition plugins available freely for AviSynth, they always reminded me of 80s-like video editing... So I set out to integrate AviSynth with OpenGL to create a nice 3D transition effect …

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