Category: Misc

Diskeeper 2009 Build (13.0.835.0) Released

Diskeeper 2009 (Build 13.0.835.0) has officially been released. We received notice in the morning of November 28, 2008 from Diskeeper, that as part of our maintenance plan, we may commence downloading. As part of this release, Diskeeper offers several updates and new features to their product. Having only tested it for a couple of days, I have not drawn any…

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Google Urchin 6 Quick Evaluation

Google purchased a web analytics software package, called Urchin. Urchin 6 has evolved into a powerful web analytic for a reasonable fraction of the cost price of applications like WebTrends. Urchin 6 is only available through a selection of Google authorized sellers for $2995. That purchase price includes everything that there is to offer, unlike Urchin 5, where additional modules…

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Google Chrome

Google Chrome is an internet browser that is one of the newest internet browsers to hit the market. Google Chrome offers address bar suggestions for both search and web pages, thumbnails of top sites, and shortcuts to applications. I downloaded it the other day to see how my website and others looked. To check if anything appears broken or incorrectly…

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Philips High Performance Amplified Indoor Uhf/Vhf/Fm/HDTV Antenna review

An HDTV (High Definition Televsion) is not an HDTV if you are unable to access any HDTV stations from it. A recent configuration consisted of an analog suscriber cable connection connected directly to the HDTV, and where an analog suscriber cable connection is connected directly to an HTPC (Home Theatre PC). The HTPC is connected to the same HDTV. With…

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Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3 Released

Today, I installed Microsoft Windows XP Service Pack 3 on a test box. It is released as WindowsXP-KB936929-SP3-x86-ENU.exe (MD5: BB25707C919DD835A9D9706B5725AF58) and became available for download yesterday, May 6, 2008. The installation was uneventful and took around 20 minutes on a Pentium 4 2+ Ghz system. The service pack is available from Microsoft here. Immediately after applying SP3, I checked for…

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Creative Labs: Another dissatisfied customer

I had been reading through more of the Creative Labs forums, and came upon this post that is so well worded that it doesn’t need to be paraphrased. It seems that the creative Labs forums in general have become a battlefield of spam and discontent. This is yet another thread detailing another who is completely dissatisfied by the way Creative…

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EMC Documentum eRoom 7.4.0a a must upgrade

A couple of weeks ago, I upgraded eRoom from 7.3.4 to 7.4.0 (7.40.500.183), which was released on March 11, 2008. On March 28, 2008, EMC Documentum eRoom 7.4.0a (7.40.500.184) was released. Unlike previous versions of this product, 7.4.0 is no longer available. For example, version 7.3.3 and version 7.3.3a both exist and are still downloadable. This raises the question, what…

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Creative Labs Stock Price as a result of Daniel_K

I discovered this annoying forum from within Creative Labs. The subject is Daniel_K please apologize to Creative. The opening argument contends that the stock market value of Creative has been adversely effected by Daniel_K, personally. This is completely false. The opening argument I think it would be best if you made an apology. The fact of the matter is that…

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