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logstalgia – website access log visualization

What a way to view your website logs, a bit like pong! logstalgia – website access log visualization – Google Project Hosting.

Screenhero | Collaborative Screen Sharing

What’s interesting about this, is that all the users on the PC get their own mouse to control independently ScreenHero

Office 2013 only good for a specific PC

This means it can’t be installed on your new PC, when you replace your old one. It’s unknown what will happen when you upgrade components in your PC. Does your copy of Office 2013 die with your computer?.

Hola Unblocker

Hola unblocker is a Firefox / Chrome extension that unblocks access to sites, such as BBC iplayer. What’s special about it, is it doesn’t work like a VPN solution and it doesn’t slow down the browsing experience. Hola Unblocker.

Build Your Own Adobe Creative Suite with Free and Cheap Software

There are loads of alternatives out there, this page gives you a good list per product. Build Your Own Adobe Creative Suite with Free and Cheap Software.

Google Gets A Second Brain, Changing Everything About Search | Xconomy

Today, when you enter a search term into Google, the company kicks off two separate but parallel searches. One runs against the traditional keyword-based Web index, bringing back matches that are ranked by statistical relevance—the familiar “ten blue links.” The other search runs against a much newer database of named entities and relationships. This second […]

NASA space Internet using the Disruption Tolerant Networking (DTN) protocol

One of the problems DTN fixes is queueing transmissions, as transmitting to mars at the speed of light incurs an 8 second delay. NASA fires-up experimental space Internet for robot control.

Free Screen Sharing and Online Meeting Software | Screenleap

This allows you to share (a part of) your computer screen easily and without an account or installing any software. Free Screen Sharing and Online Meeting Software | Screenleap.


safecopy is a data recovery tool which tries to extract as much data as possible from a problematic (i.e. damaged sectors) source – like floppy drives, hard disk partitions, CDs, tape devices, …, where other tools like dd would fail due to I/O errors. via safecopy.

the Best Strategy to Succeed in the App Store modelled using Artificial Life

It turns out that basically copying succesful apps is the best way to actually make money on the app store. The Artificial Life of the App Store – the Best Strategy to Succeed.

From 11.2 Flash on Linux only in Google Chrome

So they’re withdrawing Flash from Mobile and now from Linux as well. Are they committing sepukku? Air isn’t going to solve all their problems… Adobe and Google Partnering for Flash Player on Linux « Adobe AIR and Adobe Flash Player Team Blog.

Drivers: Clean up and Identify

Driver Identifier scans your PC’s drivers and checks if there are newer versions. It then links you through to the new versions allowing you to keep your PC up to date easily. Driver Identifier – Free Drivers Download – New Version 3.9. Driver Sweeper is a fast tool to remove driver leftovers from your system. […]

Starling Framework – The GPU powered 2D Flash API

Adobe Flash Player 11 brings Flash content to a whole new level. The new Stage3D APIs finally allow Flash developers to leverage the power of modern GPUs, allowing complex 3D games to run directly within the browser. But what about your existing 2D content? Per default, your 2D applications and games won’t benefit from this […]

Enyo JavaScript Application Framework (originally for WebOS) opened up

Enyo is an open source object-oriented JavaScript framework emphasizing encapsulation and modularity. Enyo contains everything you need to create a fast, scalable mobile or web application: Built from the ground-up for mobile first – Enyo powers webOS, and was designed from the beginning to be fast and work great on mobile devices Now available for […]

CamStudio – Free Screen Recording Software

CamStudio – Free Screen Recording Software.

UK to give schoolkids programming lessons instead of Excel

An excellent plan to make the future generations more than just users of software, but makers of software is being launched in the UK, where schoolkids will make 2D animations, program smartphone apps, etc. Sounds like they’ll have a lot more fun than they do now as well as learning something very very useful. Kids […]

Microsoft to kill IE 6+7 using auto updates

Chrome and Firefox do it, and it’s about time Microsoft did it! Well done on killing that old shit. It’ll be updated seamlessley for everyone with automatic updates on. Microsoft to force IE auto updates – ZDNet Asia News.

OpenedFilesView – View opened/locked files in your system (sharing violation issues)

OpenedFilesView displays the list of all opened files on your system. For each opened file, additional information is displayed: handle value, read/write/delete access, file position, the process that opened the file, and more… Optionally, you can also close one or more opened files, or close the process that opened these files. via OpenedFilesView – View […]

Page Speed – optimise web loading times

Page Speed is an open-source project started at Google to help developers optimize their web pages by applying web performance best practices. Page Speed started as an open-source browser extension, and is now deployed in third-party products such as, Show Slow and Google Webmaster Tools via Page Speed Home.

Varnish Cache makes websites fly!

Varnish Cache is an open source, state of the art web application accelerator. You install it on your web server and it makes your website fly. via Varnish Community | Varnish makes websites fly!.

Bluestacks: Run Android Apps on your Windows PC

Bluestacks :: App Player for Windows :: Run apps fast on your PC or tablet.

Free offline browser | Fresh Websuction

Fresh WebSuction is designed for downloading Web pages or web contents (reference material, software files, online books, e-zines, news articles) for viewing offline via Free offline browser | Fresh Websuction.


    Lightweight, SQL oriented monitoring for MySQL mycheckpoint is an open source monitoring utility for MySQL, with strong emphasis on user accessibility to monitored data. It is SQL oriented: charts, reports and advances metrics are generated on the fly with views. mycheckpoint highlights: Can act as web server (see sample), providing with live HTML […]

Google Apache mod_pagespeed

mod_pagespeed is an open-source Apache module that automatically optimizes web pages and resources on them. It does this by rewriting the resources using filters that implement web performance best practices. Webmasters and web developers can use mod_pagespeed to improve the performance of their web pages when serving content with the Apache HTTP Server. via mod_pagespeed […]

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