Interesting Find #25

Continuing the Interesting Find series. Here are the things I was intrigued by:  “Honey Encryption” – A new approach to encryption beats attackers by presenting them with fake data. Securing the Smart Home, from Toasters to Toilets – It is afterall the era of BigData and Internet of Things (IoT). Bizarre attack infects Linksys routers … Continue reading Interesting Find #25

Interesting Find #24

Here are the interesting finds of this time around. IDA – A cool debugger which runs on most platforms and different from the MS variety. TypeScript – as the name suggests, it is strongly typed JS which compiles down to standard JS! This can only be good I think given all the crazy things one … Continue reading Interesting Find #24

Interesting Find #22

Next post in the interesting find series. Speccy – an advanced and very cool System Information tool for your PC. Channeling Earth – Rivers Seen From Space The SSD Relapse – Understanding and Choosing the Best SSD Turn off laptop screen – every machine does not have an option to switch off the screen (say … Continue reading Interesting Find #22

Interesting Find #21

Next post in the Interesting Find series. InstEd It – an interesting tool that allows one to edit MSI files – handy when you don’t want to install the full Windows SDK just to get the Orca editor. (you can also just download the SDK samples and use that instead of the full SDK). WHS … Continue reading Interesting Find #21

Interesting Find #20

The next post in the interesting find series. Top 25 ‘most dangerous’ programming errors for 2009 – interesting read as always. 🙂 The 100 essential websites – from the Guardian. Please Rob Me.com – the dark side of geocoding. SSD Optimisation guide – a must read if anyone is thinking of buying a SSD drive. … Continue reading Interesting Find #20

Interesting Find #18

Cloud vs. Cloud – guided tour of Amazon, AppNexus, GoGrid and Google. Azure is missing but given its late-alpha/early-beta state not surprising. SheevaPlug Development Kit – this is a development platform targeted for use as a plug computer, and designed to run network-based software services and has a embedded Marvel Sheeva CPU core; quite interesting. … Continue reading Interesting Find #18

Interesting Find #17

Been missing in action for a while – been extremely busy. Dropbox – store, sync and share your files online via Amazon’s S3. OAuth – open protocol to allow secure API authorization in a web/fat clients. About time we got the Facebooks and Twitters of the world start implementing this (more details on that another … Continue reading Interesting Find #17

Interesting Find #16

Crime Mapping for London – cool. EnvMan – easier way of managing environment variables. Hit Me Later – snooze your email – pretty cool idea; not sure of privacy related issues though. SimplyNoise – white noise generator which helps you find the comfort Zen and either work (blocking distractions), aid sleep, soothe migraines, etc. Pushing … Continue reading Interesting Find #16

Interesting Find #15

Shared View from Microsoft – a fast, easy way to share documents and screen views with small groups anytime, anywhere and works across physical boundaries, through firewalls, and down to the smallest details. Switcher – gets Expose (from Mac) on Windows very cool! (you need Vista + Aero) VS.NET 2008 SP1 likely to come later … Continue reading Interesting Find #15

Interesting Find #14

Search of Forever ZuneThings.co.uk – for those in the UK wanting a Zune + Accessories, etc. Cozi – new way busy families stay organized, manage schedules and coordinate with each other. Browsershots – test your site among a host of browsers and see how it prevails; so how well does my blog do? Ask the … Continue reading Interesting Find #14

Interesting Find #13

Pure coincidence that #13 is posted on Friday the 13th! Goosh – the Unofficial google shell (very cool)! Zamzar – free online file conversion. FlashEarth – switch seamlessly between Google maps, Microsoft Virtual Earth, Yahoo!, etc. SiteAdvisor.com – McAfee's free offering that automatically alerts to Web sites that use or have links to spyware, adware, … Continue reading Interesting Find #13

Interesting Find #11

.NET v3.5 Product Roadmap Information overload in Outlook? Check out ClearContext and Jello.Dashboard Nokia's nano-technology based Morph Concept – very interesting on where we might be heading! Oh how I am envious of our future generation. Although SQL 2008 benchmarks are out and quite impressive; if you want to run the CTP before March, it … Continue reading Interesting Find #11

Interesting Find #10

Squeaky Geek to Silicon Saint; number 5 is my favourite. Bar da Boa – wait for the flash to finish loading (be patient); enter your First and Last names and click on "Visualizer" – lol. MSR's InkSeine – which allows you to find stuff with ink, seems quite handy if you use a tablet; some … Continue reading Interesting Find #10

Interesting Find #9

Synergy – one mouse and keyboard to control them all. 50 Tips, Tweaks and Hacks to make the most of Google Calendar. Wayback Machine – Browse through 85 billion web pages archived from 1996 to a few months ago. e.g. how Microsoft.com looked 12 years ago. Awww … I had forgotten the IE logo. Hamachi … Continue reading Interesting Find #9

Interesting Find #7

Anywhere.FM can be thought as iTunes for the Web. It allows you to upload your music (yes including those songs bought from iTunes), so you can get to your music from anywhere. You can also "share" the music with friends like a "radio station" and of course browse other user's radio station. Sweet! If you … Continue reading Interesting Find #7

Interesting Find #6

Find editing host files a pain? Then check out HostsMan (v 3.0.45 is just released) which allows you to automatically update, enable/disable, backup, exclusion, etc. host files. Some old fun programs that we all enjoyed in our time. Fujitsu announces 1 TB 2.5" HDD's (i.e. for notebooks) – though it might be a little while before … Continue reading Interesting Find #6