Category Archives: Software

YouTube Hack – How to Control YouTube Video Speed!

Wow, I have been looking for something like this a long time, a YouTube speed controller that lets you slow down or speed up the YouTube videos.

I find this utility awesome for analyzing golf swings in slow motion or simply skipping to a certain section of the video a lot faster.

It’s a free plugin that will work on most browsers including IE, Firefox, and Google Chrome.

You can download it HERE and try it yourself.

With MySpeed you can:

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Download New Ubuntu 8.10!

As a person who dislikes Apple and Microsoft‘s deceptive advertising practices, I am glad that the new version of Ubuntu 8.10 is now available for download.  Although I have too many apps working on my Windows PC, I will be trying out Ubuntu 8.10 on my spare laptops and see how well it performs.  Maybe I might even swap out my main PC too soon.


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20 Cool Mac Apps You Need!

Here’s a cool list of 20 cool Mac Apps you might want to consider using.  Although I don’t personally use Mac much anymore but I am sure it will help some of you.

1. Microsoft Office for the Mac is ironically regarded as being better than the Windows version, but it still costs more money than most can afford to pay. 3 is a remarkably accomplished program. The result of many years of open source development, it includes advanced word proc

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Wine Version 1.1.5 Now Available for Download!

Wine, a Linux application that lets you run Windows programs, has now released version 1.1.5: (Go knock yourself out now, drink too much wine!)

The Wine development release 1.1.5 is now available. What's new in this release (see below for details): - Substantial JavaScript implementation. - Partial support for layered windows. - Support for Unicode file export in Regedit. - Proper exception handling in widl-generated code. - Asynchronous requests and cookies suppor

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Microsoft Ultimate Office for $59.95 and We Think It’s Garbage!

Microsoft Ultimate Office is supposedly being sold for $59.95 for a limited time only.

We think this is just another horrible act by Microsoft to make money off their outdated software before everyone starts realizing that most of Microsoft’s software can be now replicated by Google Docs or other free software.

But if you do need MS Office, you can get one for $59.95.

REDMOND, Wash. — Aug. 21, 2008 — As part of Microsoft Corp.’s commitment to education, the company is r

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How to Recover Deleted Files using UndeleteMyFiles!

There are lots of applications nowdays that can recover your deleted files.  Here’s UndeleteMyFiles, a free downloadable program to recover your deleted files.

Windows only: Recover deleted files with freeware program UndeleteMyFiles. More than just a basic file recovery tool, UndeleteMyFiles includes a secure file eraser, a set of file recovery tools, a database recovery tool for popular desktop email clients such as Outlook and Eudora, and an emergency disk image

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How to make your Windows XP genuine!

Well, here’s how to make your Window XP genuine if you’ve recently re-installed your Windows XP and can’t find your original Product ID (and installed an illegal version).  Windows has no online solution but this method works good if you are having trouble validating your Windows XP.  (and you’ve paid for it!!!)

Step 1: Download the license.reg file.

Step 2: Double click the file, choose yes when prompted.

Step 3: Go to

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Recover Deleted Files using Pandora Recovery!

Here’s a cool free program called Pandora recovery that can let you recover deleted files. I am not sure it’d work for formated drives but at least it’s free.

Pandora Recovery is a free file recovery program that is pretty simple to use. The 1st time you start the program it offers you the use of the wizard, which you can choose to use or not. There is a check box that you can uncheck if you don’t want the wizard to start each time you open the program, but it is usually recommended f

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Web2.0 Expo 2008 – Launched – new “Digital Collaboration” Tool!

I was taking a smoke break in front of Web2.0 Expo and saw these people marching with funky white wigs on. Well, at first I thought they were protesting but one of the protestors did reach out and speak to me about what’s behind their “guerilla campaign” as seen in the video below.

I also scored close beta invitations to If you want the invite code for the private beta, simply watch the video here:


So, I decided to try out what this “pr

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DIY DVD Hack – How to copy HD DVD and Blu-Ray Movies!

Oh okay, this one might be on the borderline of legalness but its actual use is to make backups of your HD DVDs or Blu-Ray discs. They have free trial download so check it out here if you need it.

Slysoft says the new version of its AnyDVD programme allows users to make “backup security copies” of high definition movies.

The claim is a blow to Sony which developed the Blu-ray format.

The discs are protected by an anti-piracy s

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