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Archive for April, 2009

64 Things Every Geek Should Know

There are tons of different lists that get published daily on various blogs worldwide. People seem to like lists, and they often get voted on digg.com and similar sites enough to go straight to the hot list.
Most of them are crap. This list however is actually really cool. 64 cool technology stuff every self respecting [...]

Ubuntu 9.04 ‘Jaunty Jackalope’ Released

The Linux wonder child Ubuntu has finally released the next major version today – Ubuntu 9.04 ‘Jaunty Jackalope’.
New features include:
1. Gnome 2.26 desktop environment, which includes the following new features:

a) brasero, an all-in-one CD burning application.
b) Improved multi-monitor handling.

2. X.Org server 1.6, which supports several new video cards, as well as ATI-specific performance [...]

Now You Can Change What Google Says About You

A very interesting new feature released by Google. ReadWriteWeb writes:
Today Google released a product, called Google Me, that aims to change all of that. For a price – though not a monetary one.
Starting today, searchers who enter only the word “me” in the search box will be given an opportunity to set up or [...]

Do you even realize how tiny we are?

Do you realize how tiny we are?  And by ‘we’ I mean planet Earth.
Do you have ANY idea just how vast our universe is?
I find the following image simply amazing, and a mandatory educational tool: How tiny are we?
How can ANYONE in his right mind, after studying this image for some time can still seriously [...]

OpenDNS – What is it and why everyone should use it

I just started using OpenDNS. And I don’t care who you are and how you use your computer, you simply must start using it too. Everyone should.
I assume if you’re here you know what DNS is. It’s a super basic Internet service/protocol that all of us use when using the Internet. Simply put that’s the [...]