I stumbled across an article, in Wired, about an online engine that prepares answers – in realtime – to questions submitted to the site much like a search engine outwardly functions. Incredibly smart stuff – check out Wolfram Alpha.
Category Archives: Tech
Quite a good chart with gaming performance comparisons of nVidia, ATI, and Intel laptop graphics cards is available here.
See VBoxVMService - note that the developer is no longer actively maintaining the project. The history of the util has been captured here.
A much awaited release that allows DPM to do Hyper-V host-based protection: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-nz/dpm/dd296757(en-us).aspx
Just stumbled upon the following MSDN Coding4Fun Blog which has some interesting hacks focused primarily on the .Net platform. An O’Reilly title associated with it has also been released: Coding4Fun: 10 .NET Programming Projects for Wiimote, YouTube, World of Warcraft, and More
When I first read that Sun’s xVM VirtualBox included Microsoft VHD format support, I booted up an existing Windows VHD I had and started through the fixup process – second boot of the VHD and it was pretty much corrupted. I just tried again with version 2.1.0 and had the same problem (luckily against a copy […]
I modded my D-LINK DSL G604T last year with the RouterTech custom firmware (2.3 version). I did this primarily to mess around with IP Accounting, as our ISP doesn’t provide any realtime accounting information and we’re on a 30GB monthly cap. Unfortunately I found that on enabling IP Accounting, the logs stored in /proc/net/ipt_account/mynetwork get wiped on router reboot. […]
Diomidis Spinellis, the author of Code Reading and (my personal favourite) Code Quality, has a blog that often has some pretty interesting reads. I stumbled across this entry which provides a code listing for a simple suspend tool that you can schedule with the Windows scheduler (likely after a scheduled task has completed that had awakened the machine from a suspended […]
Looks great IMO – however I stumbled across a small issue for logged on users with comments. Luckily the issue has been captued and resolved here.
Code::Blocks Free and open source cross platform C++ IDE. Includes Windows and Linux support.