Seven tips to get on the good side of your system administrator

I’m not sure if it’s just me, but I find it incredibly annoying when non-tech people assume that system administrators are walking computer encyclopedias. With this in mind, here are a few pieces of advice that will get you a few extra brownie points from your favorite system administrator: 1- Asking questions about how to […]


6 Fashion Tips to Turn Yourself into a Sexy Geek

Fellow blogger Amber over at Painfully Hip just pubbed a nice, witty piece educating us, male geeks, on how we should dress. So if you’re currently single and looking for your significant other, head over to her place and try to apply some of her words of wisdom to your wardrobe. I’m sure this will help […]

HOW TO: Remove scratches from CDs and DVDs

This simple guide will probably be a lifesaver for a lot of you out there, especially to those of you who have kids roaming their home. We all know it: if something is dear to your heart, no matter how careful you are, your kids will eventually break it. What brought me to write this […]

Monday Morning Links Serving: The June 11th Edition

–A More Secure Home WiFi Design Tim over at DCOT has recently published a great article on how to boost the security of your home WLAN. Definitely worth the read if you are feeling concerned about villains accessing your network wirelessly. –Top 10 Ubuntu applications “Today we’ve chosen our favorite ten Ubuntu software applications that […]

Easily solve “spot the difference” pictures within seconds

Remember those ‘Spot the difference pictures’ puzzle games when you were a kid (or even as an adult?)  Remember how long it took you to find them all?  I had troubles – enough so that I was the last person to finish them and go out and play kickball!  No longer, I say! Introducing a sure-fire way to […]

HOW TO: Delete an Undeletable or Locked File

———— Have you ever run into a situation where you wanted to delete a file, but Windows simply wouldn’t allow you to do it? Personally, these things happen to me all the time, especially when I’m at a client’s house trying to get their machine clean of malware. Have you ever tried deleting a locked […]

Monday Morning Links Serving: The May 28th Edition

–You’re Fired! 20 signs that a pink-slip is coming Yep, getting fired can happen to the best of us. Here are 20 questions that will help you determine if a pink-slip is coming your way –Cool Things You Can Do With Google No one would argue the fact that Google is one of the most useful […]

Monday Morning Links Serving: The May 14th Edition

–How to install Linux applications in OS X – a complete walkthrough This tutorial will take you each and every step of the way through installing Linux programs in OS X – using Fink and FinkCommander. –Replace Windows Explorer with Xplorer2 “Let’s face it: for advanced file manipulation, Windows File Explorer stinks. But like Firefox […]