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 […]

Monday Morning Links Serving: The May 7th Edition

–11 Things I can do in Linux that I can’t do on Windows Yes, I know, there are * a lot * more then 11 things. Can you name any additional ones? –How to track and recover your Linux laptop if it gets stolen Here’s an interesting tutorial that will show how to set up […]

Monday Morning Links Serving: The April 30th Edition

–LifeHacker Top 10: Home networking tricks “By now you’ve probably got several connected computers at home, sharing an internet connection, maybe a printer and files between them. But are you getting the most out of your home network?” –Four Ways to Surf Safely at Starbucks PC Magazine offers four tips on keeping your PC safe […]

Monday Morning Links Serving: The April 23rd Edition

–Do we truly need 8 hours of sleep? The BBC debunks the myth that people need 8 hours of sleep to function properly. –Moving Day for That Vista Machine Interesting article from New York Times journalist Larry Magid discussing different methods of migrating from your actual PC to a new Vista system. –Compression Software Comparison Guide Great guide […]

How to Make Magic Sand

As a kid, I’ve fooled around with magic sand countless times, and until today, I can say I had completely forgotten about the joys of playing with it. This morning, when I stumbled on this short video demonstrating how magic sand was made, it really brought out the kid in me. I immediately went to […]

Monday Morning Links Serving: The April 16th Edition

–How to Reduce Firefox’s Memory Usage? We all know it, Firefox is a memory hog. Here’s a good article listing simple steps you can take to bring down the amount of RAM FF takes. –Test Driving the $100 Laptop’s Interface (Slideshow) As the One Laptop Per Child project works toward a release this year of what […]