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October 2012

Wireless fun – MDK3 on ubuntu 12

Number of Views : 13148I decided to have some fun with the wireless network this weekend.  I have a lot of neighbors and when you look at wireless you see a ton of SSID’s.  A nifty little program called MDK3 allows you to broadcast a lot of SSID’s.   I was watching …

Windows 8 Media Center – Free till January

Number of Views : 4084In my last post I walked through the install of windows 8 Media Center.  During the process I purchased the feature.  After looking at the news (google) it appears that Microsoft is offering the feature key for Windows 8 Media Center Pack for free. Head to …

Windows 8 – Media Center

Number of Views : 2840I upgraded my media center PC last week to Windows 8. Since that day, I have been missing media center. The Media PC in our basement was running windows 7 and that was the way we watched TV. It is hooked to a projector and has …

Screenshot software – Jing Alternative

Number of Views : 2783I have been a longtime user of Jing from Techsmith. Until recently this was my go-to software for screen captures or video. I have watched people be amazed when I just take a screen capture circle an area make a comment and upload to screenshare. Recently, …

Magento – Google Analytics

Number of Views : 3546Magento is a great opensource eCommerce package. If you have not heard of it, you should head to their site and check it out. In a recent project I was working through a transition from ASPdotnetstorefront over to Magento. During the process I wanted to move …

ThinkPad Turns 20: Thank you IBM

Number of Views : 2576I read this article on the Verge this morning regarding ThinkPad turning 20. I was just amazed that it has been around that long. I remember the first ThinkPad I saw. It may have been one of the first laptops I had ever seen. It was …

Commuter Panniers

Number of Views : 2089I have been biking into work for a while with a backpack. When I purchased my Raleigh commuter I also got a rack for the back. I had fully intended to get some panniers right away and see how they worked. It took me until July …