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How to Convert .AVI files to DVD ISO!

Recently, I’ve been trying to find a free open-source software for converting .avi format video files to DVD files.  Well, I found this really great free program called Avi2Dvd that will convert your Avi files to ISO images.

Upon finishing the ISO images, you can simply “burn them as images” into your CD/DVDs.

The only catch?  It does take 2 hours to convert a 90 minute AVI video to ISO on my Intel Core i7 desktop.

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How to Monitor TCP/IP in Windows 7!

For those of you wondering how to monitor TCP/IP connections in Windows 7, there’s a free, open-source program called CurrPorts (download here) you can use to monitor everything that’s going on with your network. Sometimes the default tools on Windows 7 isn’t enough, especially if you computer has been compromised by spyware or malware (which could alter the Windows 7 task manager to not show themselves).

Using some kind TCP/IP sniffing software such

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Samsung Vibrant, Captivate, Epic 4G, and Fascinate [Galaxy S Driver Download]!

For those of you who want to root your Samsung Vibrant, Samsung Captivate, Samsung Epic 4G, or Samsung Fascinate, you will need to download the Samsung USB driver program which will work across all Samsung Galaxy S platforms.

Download Samsung USB driver for 64-bit systems

On 32-bit Windows, Linux, and Mac, you might not need this driver and ADB drivers from the Android SDK should work fine. (I think…)

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Canon EOS Hack – How to Download Canon EOS Utility and Install It!

For those of you who lost your Canon EOS software disk that came with your camera, you can easily install it by downloading the latest Canon EOS Utility (or any other software update) and install the full version by fooling your operating system.

The problem is that Canon software updates won’t update if you don’t have the original version installed but we can easily get around that.

For Windows 7 64-bit (which I have), you can save the following as a .reg file:

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Canon\EOS Utility]

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Skype Beta Download Now Available for Windows!

I’ve never been sucker for new “beta” versions of Skype but for those of you who need to kill to be on the bleeding technology of VOIP technology, knock yourself out by downloading the new Skype Beta 5.0 for Windows here.

This beta version comes with a free trial of group video calling. Video call up to four of your friends – all at the same time. Everyone on the call will be able to see and hear each other.

Note: group video calling currently works with Skype 5.0

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GMail DIY – How to Get GMail, Google Calendar Notifications!

For those of you who want to receive alerts for your GMail and Google Calendar notifications, there’s a nifty free software called Scott’s GMail Alert that you can use.  GoogleChat also gives you GMail notications but Scott’s GMail Alert goes further by adding when you want updates:

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Movie Hack – How to Convert 2D Movies to 3D!

At CES 2010 I saw many 3D TVs and even attended one of the conferences showing you what tools are required for making crisp, 3D movies at home.  The process really involves gobs of great hardware such as the Intel Core i7 and more but for those of you who want to “convert” existing 2D movies to 3D, there is a way and you don’t have to shoot new videos for 3D.

FREE ways to convert your 2D movies to 3D

The video below shows you how you can use free, open-source software Avidemux to convert 2D movies to 3D.  It seems like this c

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USB DIY – How to Undelete your USB Flash Drive Files!

When you erase files on your USB drives, they are usually gone forever.  For those of you with quick fingers that gets you in trouble, you might want to consider installing a free USB trash can software that will let you temporarily save deleted files off of your USB drives.

This could come in handy for those rainy days when your toddler decides to play with your computer while you are gone. 🙂

Windows only!

Download iBin here

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CoolPreviews 3.0 Brings In-page Previews! [Firefox Plugin]

CoolIris, a Firefox plugin that lets you view media faster while browsing with Firefox, has just released CoolPreviews 3.0, which allows you to “preview” sites before clicking through them.  I just installed it, it works pretty well, we will see how well it works for the next few weeks. (Download the CoolPreview 3.0 Firefox plug-in here)

Say, you want to search the Web to see everything about Avatar, the new James Cameron movie. You query “avatar” in Google web search as usual. You then use Coo

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WordPress 2.9 Download!

WordPress 2.9 is finally here with bunch of great new features, I won’t tell you what’s new but this blog post does have some great insights into what new.

Some of the new features that might interest you:

Global undo/”trash” feature, which means that if you accidentally delete a post or comment you can bring it back from the grave (i.e., the Trash). This also eliminates those annoying “are you sure” messages we used to have on every delete. Built-in image editor allows you t

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