How to make an external laptop graphics adaptor Laptop graphics have always been something of a joke performance wise. Nvidia and AMD do try, but cramming all those millions of transistors into a low-power, compact package just leads to massive expense and an inability to upgrade. Wouldn't it be perfect if you could simply use a standard external graphics card to power your laptop's 3D graphics? Article continues below The good news is that you can. We'd like to say it's as simple as that, but this project does have a few sticking points. The second is Windows 7, as it handles multiple display drivers far more adeptly than anything else. Also if your laptop has more than 2GB of memory a 64-bit installation is also required, as otherwise you'll hit the 4GB address space limit hard. Even though the card has its own memory the processor still needs to be able to address it, this address space is added on top of any existing system memory plus any other hardware resources, including the integrated graphics memory space. Troubleshooting 1.
Top 10 Hardware Boosting Hacks I just did the pogoplug hack this weekend. The LH article is outdated, but the info is available online at ArchLinuxARM.org. I'm not sure rooting a pogoplug is worth the bother now. Rasberry Pi is now available, unless $30, two extra USB ports and Gigabit ethernet is critically important, the RasPi blows the pogoplug out of the water (the additional IO is nice, but the real win is a larger developer community). I did get a pogoplug with the intention of rooting it but realised that its was much more useful to me as it stood. I realize this is article is a few days old, but I just wanted to second this. Now I've just got to figure out what I want to put on it... It's a fun project. I tried running Subsonic, which I used to serve up media from my old computer, but the pogoplug doesn't seem to have enough horsepower for on-the-fly LAME transcoding.
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Pack for Mac: Our List of the Best Free Mac Apps Finding excellent free software for your Mac is increasingly tough. In our fourth annual Lifehacker Pack for Mac, we're highlighting the best free downloads for better productivity, communication, media management, and more. The Lifehacker Pack is a yearly snapshot of our favorite, must-have applications for each of our favorite platforms. If you're curious to see how things have changed this year, here's last year's Lifehacker Pack for Mac. Want to skip to a specific category? Productivity Quicksilver Simply put, Quicksilver makes everything you do on your Mac easier. Download Page Notational Velocity What makes Notational Velocity great is that it has the exact amount of features needed in a note taking app with no fluff. Download Page DashExpander Text expansion is one those pieces of productivity software that most people only associate with power users, but it's incredibly handy for just about everyone. Download Page Wunderlist Download Page Internet/Communication Chrome Download Page Adium
How to use Google for Hacking Google serves almost 80 percent of all the search queries on the Internet, proving itself as the most popular search engine. However, Google makes it possible to reach not only the publicly available information resources, but also gives access to some of the most confidential information that should never have been revealed. In this post, you will find the information on how to use Google for exploiting security vulnerabilities that exists within many websites. The following are some of the ways to use Google for hacking: 1. Using Google to Hack Security Cameras: There exists many security cameras that are used for monitoring places like parking lots, college campus, road traffic etc. inurl:”viewerframe? Click on any of the search results (Top 5 recommended) and you will gain access to the live camera which has full controls. As you can see in the above screenshot, you now have access to the Live cameras which work in real-time. intitle:”Live View / – AXIS” 2. intitle:index.of finances.xls
HellBound Hackers How To Stress Test Your Hardware and Keep Your PC Stable We've shown you how to build many a PC, and chances are, you might have even attempted to build your own. Or perhaps you're looking to give your old machine a bit of an upgrade, and swap out a couple of parts. Either way, your job isn't done when you close up the case; just because a piece of hardware appears to work at first glance, doesn't mean deeper problems can't be lurking underneath. When things go wrong with your PC, it's often hard to pinpoint where the problem lies. Crashes may become common place, or obscure errors could appear with increasing frequency. While software may easily be the culprit, a hardware problem is also just as likely — especially when dealing with a new system build or overclocked setup. HWMonitor, which allows you to accurately measure the core and external temperature sensors for all of your PC components. Number Crunching And You: Stressing Your CPU Unlike other components within your PC, CPU problems aren't always so easy to identify.
100 Free Useful Mac Applications (Part I) If you’ve just got yourself a new Mac and totally clueless what to install, this article is for you. If you are looking for alternatives for some applications you are currently using in your Mac, the following list might come in handy too. This week, we’d like to showcase you a list of useful yet free applications you can install for your Mac. Full list after jump. Recommended Reading: 100 Free Useful Mac Applications (Part II) Productivity Anxiety Provides a streamlined, easily accessible interface to add and check off your tasks, while remaining poised to melt into the background at a moments notice. Appointments Keep record of customers, contact persons and important events related to them. BackBoard A Mac app to collect notes and tasks. Camouflage Hides all the icons and leaves nothing but the pure wallpaper Evernote EventSync Allows you to sync your Facebook events with iCal. HimmelBar iClockr Simple way to track your time. MindNode NameChanger Namely Fast way to open applications. Punakea Quicksilver
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