3 Hacks for Firefox That Will Double Your Internet Browsing Speed - Gnoted.com There are many people out there complaining about the Firefox RAM Memory Bug. Lets get it straight. It’s not a bug. It’s part of the cache feature. This ‘feature’ is how the pages are cached in a tabbed environment. To improve performance when navigating (studies show that 39% of all page navigations are renavigations to pages visited less than 10 pages ago, usually using the back button), Firefox implements a Back-Forward cache that retains the rendered document for the last five session history entries for each tab.
Snow Geeky! Fandom Inspired Snowflake Crafts – GeekMom Lisa Tate Lisa Kay Tate is a veteran feature writer with 20 years experience in newspaper, magazine and freelance writing. In addition to serving as Associate Editor for her local arts and entertainment guide, El Paso Scene, she has been a regular contributor to the site ihogeek.com and maintains her own blogsite at lisathegeekmom.wordpress.com. She, along with her husband, writer/photographer Rick, run the new family-based site, Minion Feeding 101.She and Rick live on the edge of "New Texico" where they keep busy raising their two geeklings and sharing space with their dog, Sirius Black, and cat, Loki. Latest posts by Lisa Tate (see all)
64 Things Every Geek Should Know If you consider yourself a geek, or aspire to the honor of geekhood, here’s an essential checklist of must-have geek skills. The term ‘geek’, once used to label a circus freak, has morphed in meaning over the years. What was once an unusual profession transferred into a word indicating social awkwardness. As time has gone on, the word has yet again morphed to indicate a new type of individual: someone who is obsessive over one (or more) particular subjects, whether it be science, photography, electronics, computers, media, or any other field.
Adding Color To The Most Iconic Photos In History [to_like id="51475"] [/to_like] From The Web Leave a comment comments Top 15 Open Source/Free Security/Hacking Tools 1. Nmap Nmap (“Network Mapper”) is a free and open source (license) utility for network discovery and security auditing. Nmap uses raw IP packets in novel ways to determine what hosts are available on the network, what services (application name and version) those hosts are offering, what operating systems (and OS versions) they are running, what type of packet filters/firewalls are in use, and dozens of other characteristics. Nmap homepage.
Committed: Make Your Own Superhero Snowflakes 2 CSBG Archive by Sonia Harris| December 24, 2014 @ 10:00 AM |2 Comments| It’s Christmas Eve and if you’re reading this, then you’re looking for a distraction and you’ve found it! Print out and make these superhero-themed snowflakes, they will keep your loved ones busy for at least an hour. 50 Open Source Tools to Make Your Life Easier The open source community is vibrant, continually growing, and just loves to create applications and tools to make lives easier. Here are 50 of our favorite open source apps that help us do everything from managing pictures on our computer to learning about Jupiter and Mars. Chandler – An information management application for personal use or small group collaboration.
Something Broken? Learn To Fix Anything With These 4 Websites No one likes it when their things break. It might be something big, like your TV or your car, or something smaller, like a leaky faucet or a cracked floor tile. You can spend hundreds of dollars to have a professional help you out, or you can learn how to fix it yourself for the cost of some tools and a couple hours of work. Which would you rather do?
45 Amazing Facts for National Trivia Day January 4th is National Trivia Day! Let's celebrate with some of our favorite facts from the @mental_floss Twitter account. 1. Jim Cummings is the voice of Winnie the Pooh. He calls sick kids in hospitals and chats with them in character. 2. Top 5 Websites To Learn How To Hack Like A Pro You might be surprised to learn just how many people want to learn how to hack. The stereotype is that of the young college guy – a computer science major for sure – who spends his evenings and weekends writing up intricate hacking scripts to break into whatever computer system he can get his hands on. The truth is that what was once a male-dominated community is fast changing into one that includes folks – men and women – from many walks of life, from many countries and with many backgrounds. A recent CNET article about DEFCON makes note of the fact that claims of sexual harassment and unwanted advances are increasing. This isn’t because hackers are getting more obnoxious or offensive, but because more female hackers are entering into the community and trying to find a home there, only to find insulting behavior, and other actions unbecoming of a gentleman. There’s a caveat that I have to share before diving into these sites.
Now There's Cat-Opoly — You Collect Cats Instead of Property For more than 80 years, Monopoly has been a favorite of board-game lovers. Whether you’re buying properties or finding yourself stuck in jail for a while, the game can cause some tension, last for hours and still have you wanting to play it again. The original board enlisted an iron as a moving piece, along with several other iconic tokens. In 2013, though, a silver-haired feline replaced the old iron, but for some people the game still wasn’t “catty” enough.
Work Together: 60+ Collaborative Tools for Groups With businesses and families spread out more and more, we've dug up 60+ sites that will help everyone be on the same page. Business Productivity 37Signals.com - Maker of collaboration tools including Basecamp (others listed below). 8apps.com - A mixture of social network and productivity applications. BlueTie.com - Online collaboration directed towards small and medium sized businesses. Top 15 Android Apps Vs iPhone: 15 Best Android Apps When it comes to smartphone platforms, there’s plenty to enjoy on iOS and Android alike. The “iPhone vs. Android” debate is obviously a heated one among enthusiasts, but most people will acknowledge that both platforms have advantages and disadvantages compared to the other. Many pros and cons leave room for debate, of course, but one thing is certain when it comes to third-party development: Google’s Android platform gives app makers far more freedom to explore new functionality than Apple’s iOS software. We have written about great Android apps that do amazing things the iPhone cannot twice now in the past. In the first edition of this series, we wrote about Cover, Swype, Profile Scheduler, Android Stocks Tape Widget and Smart Launcher.