50 Kick-Ass Websites You Need to Know About It's time to update the entries in your browser's links toolbar. But with recent estimates putting the size of the internet at well more than 100 million distinct websites, it's getting harder and harder to get a handle on all the great stuff that's out there. That's why we've compiled this list. And unlike some lists you may have seen, which try to name the very "best" websites, but end up just telling you a lot of stuff you already know, we've chosen instead to highlight 50 of our favorite sites that fly under most people's radar. Think of it as the Maximum PC blog roll (remember those?). You might have heard of some of these sites, but we'll bet you haven't heard of all them. Demoscene.tv See What Can Be Done with 4 Kilobytes If you’re any kind of nerd at all, you probably know about the demoscene, where talented programmers create complex videos rendered in real-time, stored in incredibly small files. lite.Facebook.com Clutter-Free Social Networking You can admit it. Soyouwanna.com
101 Keyboard Shortcuts: Little-Known Ways To Save Time and Do More | Practical Manliness Looks like you're new here! Join our manly community by subscribing via RSS or email. Dost thou love life? Then do not squander time, for that is the stuff life is made of.- Benjamin Franklin With the advent of computers, we have an excellent opportunity to save time. However, most people do not make full use of these amazing computers. To fully-utilize these powerful machines, memorize and use the following 101 keyboard shortcuts. If remembering all 101 seems overwhelming, just memorize the 20 or so bolded ones – they’re the most important. Tech Note: The shortcuts below mostly apply to Windows operating systems, but some will also work on Mac and Linux syxtems. General Windows Shortcuts F1 – Start Windows HelpF2 – Rename a file/folderF3 – Search for a file/folderCtrl + Esc – Display the Start MenuAlt + Tab – Switch between open programsDelete – Move the selected item to the Recycle BinShift + Delete – Permanently delete the selected item Cross–program Shortcuts Firefox Shortcuts MS Word
Cell Phone Bands and Modes" TDMA is also used as the access technology for Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM). However, GSM implements TDMA in a somewhat different and incompatible way from IS-136. Think of GSM and IS-136 as two different operating systems that work on the same processor, like Windows and Linux both working on an Intel Pentium III. GSM systems use encryption to make phone calls more secure. GSM operates in the 900-MHz and 1800-MHz bands in Europe and Asia and in the 850-MHz and 1900-MHz (sometimes referred to as 1.9-GHz) band in the United States. CDMA takes an entirely different approach from TDMA. All of the users transmit in the same wide-band chunk of spectrum. Ideally, TDMA and CDMA are transparent to each other. 2G is a cell phone network protocol. Next, we'll look at 3G.
Stolen Camera Finder - find your photos, find your camera Tue, 10/25/2011 | Co. Design Geek Genius: How To Get The Latest Gadgets Without Breaking The Bank |... - StumbleUpon photo: Harshit Sekhon Tired of spending big bucks every time Apple (AAPL) releases a new version of your go-to gadget? (Hint: this happens every year). Then stop. Here are five ways to find discounts on all the gadgets you want: RedLaser Bargain hunters swear by RedLaser, a free application for iPhone and Android phones that scans item bar codes to find the merchant that sells it at the lowest price. ChinaBuye Where can you get a laptop for under $100? NexTag You’ve probably heard of NexTag, a price comparison site that now boasts 30 million users. Games Tester Loan Processing Specialist Sarah Horton knows a thing or two about saving money. Property Room Between drug busts and other police seizures, a whole lot of ownerless, high-ticket items end up in police custody. Shane Snow is Editor-in-chief of Contently.com, which contributed this post exclusively for Mint.
10 Tech Concepts for 2011 - Technology Terms - Popular Mechanics - StumbleUpon 6 Optogenetics Until now, researchers looking to stimulate specific neurons had to rely on bursts of electricity—an imprecise and difficult-to-control technique. That's why the new field of optogenetics is so exciting. By combining fiberoptics and designer viruses, researchers can now stimulate neurons with a high degree of precision. This could allow, for example, the development of implants that can take over the functions of a brain region that might have been damaged by a wound or stroke. First, the brain is injected with a virus that is engineered to activate specific neurons when light hits them. 7 Mechanophores America's infrastructure needs renewal, but we can't just rebuild everything at once: We need effective ways to figure out which structures are closest to failure. 8 Cellphone Diagnostics While trained medical care is a rare commodity in the developing world, cellphones are increasingly common. 9 Homomorphic Encryption
How To Become A Hacker - StumbleUpon Copyright © 2001 Eric S. Raymond As editor of the Jargon File and author of a few other well-known documents of similar nature, I often get email requests from enthusiastic network newbies asking (in effect) "how can I learn to be a wizardly hacker?". Back in 1996 I noticed that there didn't seem to be any other FAQs or web documents that addressed this vital question, so I started this one. A lot of hackers now consider it definitive, and I suppose that means it is. If you are reading a snapshot of this document offline, the current version lives at Note: there is a list of Frequently Asked Questions at the end of this document. Numerous translations of this document are available: ArabicBelorussianBulgarianChinese, Czech. The five-dots-in-nine-squares diagram that decorates this document is called a glider. If you find this document valuable, please support me on Patreon or SubscribeStar. If you want to be a hacker, keep reading. 1. 2. 3.
Honderd apps om te hebben - Technologie Meer dan een half miljoen mobiele apps - kort voor 'applicaties' of computertoepassingen - staan klaar om gedownload te worden naar uw smartphone of tablet. Mobiele telefoons zijn waarachtige computers in zakformaat geworden, digitale equivalenten van het aloude Zwitserse zakmes, maar dan met quasi onbegrensde mogelijkheden. En voor die mogelijkheden zijn ondertussen dus talloze toepassinkjes, apps, ontwikkeld. Minder is daarbij meer. 'Een app moet to the point zijn, relevant, leuk, en niet te veel overtollige functies hebben', aldus Thomas De Vos van website- en appbouwer The Reference. 'Het mag niet te complex worden: je moet het ding kunnen aanzetten en er meteen mee doen waarvoor het is gemaakt. Knack Extra verzamelde, met een jury van vijf experts, 100 apps die doen wat ze moeten doen. Dragon Dictation Platform: iOS Prijs: gratis MijnTVgids Platform: iOS, Android, Symbian, Windows Phone Dropbox Platform: iOS, Android, BlackBerry Evernote Buienradar Platform: iOS, Android, Symbian
Guide - FloatNotes - A web annotation tool. Add a note To add a note, first click with the right mouse button where the note should appear. Then select “Create note...” from the context menu (1): The new note will be in edit mode and has focus, so you can start typing immediately: Edit a note You can edit a note by just double-clicking on it. In addition, FloatNotes supports the Markdown syntax. To save the changes, either press CTRL + ENTER or click anywhere on the page. To discard changes, press ESC. Note: Moving or resizing does not end the edit mode. Delete a note There are two ways to delete a note: 1. 2. Note: By default you will be asked for confirmation to delete a noteNotes in edit mode cannot be deleted Move and resize If you move the mouse over a note, a drag handler appears at the top (1) and a resize handler in the lower right corner (2): Just click on them and hold the mouse button pressed to either drag or resize the note. Minimize and expand Notes can be minimized by double-clicking on the drag handler (1): Pin a note 1. 2.
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