March 2006

Google Rooms, a Fake Prank

Google Rooms, a Fake Prank

Seems as if the blogosphere is warming up for April fools (tomorrow), and wired news start to appear such as this fake new Google service named “Google Rooms” and which shows alleged pictures from famous Googler’s private rooms, such as … More »

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    WoW, I'm Rich! or Why I love the Auction House

    WoW, I’m Rich! or Why I love the Auction House

    The Auction House in World of Warcraft has been my new addiction for a few weeks now. I used to never go to the AH in my WoW beginnings because going to Ironforge was entirely too frustrating (laaaaag). But ever … More »

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      CP-1 Spy Mouse

      CP-1 Spy Mouse

      By John, Guest Blogger While you’re happy with a free gift from your boss, you may not be aware that your privacy is getting exposed into the “air”! The CP-1 spy mouse from ENDOACUSTICA is built-in with a capacitor microphone … More »

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        Gianluca Vialli - Sampdoria v Bari 1991

        Gianluca Vialli – Sampdoria v Bari 1991

        Having failed to live up to his billing at Italia ’90 and being outshone by a young pretender in the shape of Roberto Baggio for the Azzuri, Gianluca Vialli faced a watershed year in 1991. His Sampdoria side had won … More »

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          Matthew Fox on Oprah

          Matthew Fox on Oprah

          On yesterday’s Oprah episode, Matthew says he can see why people are obsessed with Lost. “Every week when people get done watching an episode of Lost, they have no idea what’s going to happen next,” says Fox. “And they can’t … More »

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            Rules named after NBA players?

            Rules named after NBA players?

            I was reading some sports news when I came across this article that talks about the “Arenas Rule” The new CBA includes a provision, called the “Arenas rule” by some, that makes it easier for teams to retain their second-round … More »

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              Jurgen Klinsmann v Iran - 1998 World Cup

              Jurgen Klinsmann v Iran – 1998 World Cup

              Certianly not one of Klinsmann’s greatest ever goals but a great reminder of the rampant appetite to hit the back of the net of the great man, even in the very twilight of his career. Jurgen Klinsmann was always a … More »

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                ACSim Sweatbox Released

                ACSim Sweatbox Released

                While VATSIM does have a decent amount of traffic, it does not yet replicate the volume of actual “real world” traffic. So how do you train a VATSIM controller? Virtual fly-ins can help, but when you really need lots of … More »

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                  Workgroup vs. Domain: What's the difference?

                  Workgroup vs. Domain: What’s the difference?

                  Windows has two modes of operation – Workgroup and Domain. Depending on the environment that your computer is in, you will be running in one of these two modes. Most home and small business environments will be Workgroup, and most … More »

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                    Pit Stop Portable Urinal

                    Pit Stop Portable Urinal

                    By John, Guest Blogger This could be the best product for Malaysian drivers (not only Truckers). It is a “trend” here when we’re up to the highway, then you can get to know people’s private “pit stop” beside the road. … More »

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                      HOWTO: Bringing Up Wireless Cards (continued)

                      HOWTO: Bringing Up Wireless Cards (continued)

                      I recently recorded a video over at The Linux Learning Station on using iwconfig, ifconfig, and dhclient to bring up a wireless network card. The process in the video is the process that I’ve always followed because, thankfully, both my … More »

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                        Evergreen DN-MPS100 Speakers with USB Port

                        Evergreen DN-MPS100 Speakers with USB Port

                        I’m sure my dad would love this retro designed speaker from Evergreen called Evergreen DN-MPS100 Speakers with USB Port. Its got a USB port with MP3 playback functionality where you simply plug-in a preloaded USB stick and you’re ready to … More »

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                          The Free World: The Linux Learning Station

                          The Free World: The Linux Learning Station

                          Disclosure: The Linux Learning Station is my personal project. I’ve just opened up The Linux Learning Station. What is it? Well, it’s like New Linux User but with videos. I figure I can write a thousand lines on how to … More »

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                            HOWTO: Install Gizmo on K/Ubuntu.

                            HOWTO: Install Gizmo on K/Ubuntu.

                            This information is widely available on the Gizmo Project website, but I’ve seen a lot of queries being run on New Linux User for this type of information. So here it is! Background: I find that the easiest way to … More »

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                              Apple iPhone in 2006

                              Apple iPhone in 2006

                              Ever thought that Apple would make a musical iPod / Phone gadget ? Insiders at Taiwanese phone maker BenQ say that Apple procurement executives have been talking to various Taiwanese phone makers during the past few months in an effort … More »

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                                2006 MEZZI WOODline Briefcase for your Gadgets

                                2006 MEZZI WOODline Briefcase for your Gadgets

                                The 2006 MEZZI WOODline Briefcase is not exactly a gadget that will shoot missiles or turn into a computer table but this new case from MEZZI will be a real attention getter with its solid wood exterior to protect your … More »

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                                  The Motobus

                                  The Motobus

                                  Some things that Motorola will go through, like send a Motorola themed bus brokebacking along various provinces and states to showcase the Moto-life. Here is what it looks like inside: Darnit. The bus’ interior looks better than my room! Be … More »

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                                    RSS feed for your FTP filelist

                                    RSS feed for your FTP filelist

                                    Yesterday Jon from newlinuxuser.com asked me if I knew about some sort of script that would generate a feed for all files in a specific directory. I did not, but just today I stumbled upon this tutorial from Mark Woodman. … More »

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                                      Keira Knightley Exposed!

                                      Keira Knightley Exposed!

                                        About a month ago when Keira Knightley posed for a racy naked photoshoot for Vanity Fair with Scarlett Johansson I was a bit shocked.  Then, when I was in Chicago with my husband a few weeks ago I saw … More »

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                                        Nokia 6280 review

                                        Nokia 6280 review

                                        Today I’m going to talk about the Nokia 6280, one of the latter slider phone models with an enhanced Series 40 operating system and built-in 3G capabilities. Unlike its predecessor, the 6270, this phone has a lot move value to … More »

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