Thursday, August 31, 2006


I'll be back soon...I think.

Thursday, August 03, 2006

The Megapixel Myth

This is a great article that explains why a 5 megapixel camera isn't necessarily better than a 3 Megapixel camera.

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Get a call from Samuel L. Jackson

Send a free personalized talking "Snakes on a Plane" message in the voice of Samuel L. Jackson to someone you know. Just give us a few details about the person and tell us whether you want to send your message by phone or by E-mail. Then sit back, relax and enjoy the fright...

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Thursday, July 27, 2006

Sneak Peek At The Simpsons Movie

During the annual Comic-Con Simpsons panel, creator/exec producer Matt Groening and fellow exec producers James L. Brooks and Al Jean thrilled the crowd with some first glimpses at the eagerly awaited The Simpsons Movie.

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Monday, July 24, 2006

Help Bring Back TechTV

Chris Pirillo is asking for your help to make the TechTV reunion a reality. 

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Friday, July 14, 2006 redesign, at last!

After months of development, the completely redesigned website has launched, "After many months of hard work by Arktyp and Lullabot (and Shooby who fixed all the entries by hand) the new look is up and running." This site will feature the new Dell sponsorship, and is a place where all of Leo's podcasts are now centralized.

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Thursday, July 13, 2006

Free Linux Disks (not Ubuntu) has started a new project. A project that will give away free Linux disks of your favorite distribution (SUSE, Fedora, Mandriva, Gentoo, Debian, Knoppix). Have a look, give feedback, donate to the cause, request a disk.

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Think You Know Clerks? Take This Quiz Bitches...

Title explains it all...Not as easy as you think...

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Monday, July 10, 2006

A DNS that fights back for you!

Anti typo-squatting (resolves craigslist.og to, a really big cache, several redundant/fast connections, and anti-phishing. Just by changing your DNS settings!

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Friday, July 07, 2006

Disposable phone numbers

Whether you're hiding from a telemarketer, your college alumni association or that cutie you met at a bar last weekend, there are many times when you seriously regret having given out your precious digits.

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Monday, July 03, 2006

Avid Free DV

Avid Free DV is feature-streamlined, standalone software which includes basic video and audio editing capabilities, up to two streams of real-time effects and support for both Windows XP and Macintosh OS X platforms. And its all FREE!! a perfect solution to adobe premiere.

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Friday, June 30, 2006

Sears now has a "pregnancy photo package" for $9.99.

Remember the stir caused in 1991 by a pregnant and nude Demi Moore posed on the cover of Vanity Fair? Well, 15 years later, it's Britney Spears' turn. She's posing nude â?? and pregnant â?? on the cover of Harper's Bazaar magazine. Some women spend hundreds of dollars on their pregnancy photos, but cheaper options are available.

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Be in Clerks II Credits!

The first 10,000 people who add the myspace profile toy your friends list will be in the credits of Clerks 2! Now, this is AWESOME. Now Kevin, last name is spelled Z-A-R-O-F-F!!!

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Comcast ON DEMAND channel list YAY

Have you ever SEEN the menu system for ON DEMAND for Comcast? This is a script that someone wrote to download the entire listing 3000+ of items and index it ALL

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Thursday, June 29, 2006

Play Quake 3 Directly in your Browser!

Someone was able to port the game into Shockwave, and you are now able to play it directly from your browser window.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Quicktime without the Crap

If you're like me and don't use IPod or any other Apple proprietary software, you may feel forced to install a full suite of bundled crapware with a quicktime installation. Luckily through some site searching, I found the standalone quicktime installation without any ipod or conversion utilties. See comments for longer explanation.

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Stop Windows Update from nagging you to restart your computer!

You're working and Windows hijacks your screen asking you, "Restart Now? Later?". Worse, you leave for lunch and come back only to realize your PC has restarted on its own. Agh! Use this to define how often Windows will nag you (default is 10 minutes), or to turn off the nag entirely (yes!).

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Flagr: Brag about where you've been

The idea, according to co-founder David Wurtz, is to "give people a way to brag about where they've been." One can also think of it as Digg for the physical world -- all Flagr needs is a rating system, and the team is considering adding one.

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Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Sirius would like to buy XM

"Sirius Satellite Radio Inc. Chief Executive Mel Karmazin said on Monday that he would like to buy arch-rival XM Satellite Radio Holdings Inc., but price and regulatory hurdles would be an issue."

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easy fake cover of magazine generator

I've found websurfing around something that I've never seen before. I think that u should see it and check how it works. It works this way, you can choose which magazine, then u can upload the pic that u want on the cover and u can write also the title that u want on the cover then click generate and u'll be on rolling stones's cover!

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Sunday, June 18, 2006

IMDB for Comic Books is the fastest-growing comic database on the web. The first goal of this project is to catalog every comic, graphic novel, manga, creator, character and anything else that could possibly relate to the field of comics. And it is built by anyone and everyone who wants to help.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2006

What Frequencies can 'you' hear?

Test your hearing with different frequencies of the same noise at the same volume. I can hear up to 19,000. How bout you?

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How To Get Full Multimedia Support in Ubuntu

This gives Ubuntu desktop users the guidance to enable full multimedia support and playback of popular media codecs and technologies in just 3 steps. Covered: DVD (CSS) movie playback support, OGG / THEORA / AAC / MP3 / WMA / WMV/ DIVX / XVID / MPEG-1/2/4 / QuickTime support, Skype, Flash, RealPlayer, JAVA, and more.

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Listen to any radio station in the world

Almost any radio in the world is available through this website. I am currently listening to a rock station in Iceland.

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Sunday, June 04, 2006

E3 2006 - PS2 - Snoopy The Red Baron

Wednesday, May 10, 2006

Light Gun peripheral for Nintendo Wii

Nintendo will be showing a gun peripheral for the Nintendo Wii in conjunction with the new generation Duck Hunt sequel. Wait wait wait. Did they say Duck Hunt sequel? HELL YEAH!!!

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Sunday, May 07, 2006

Postal Service offers New 'lifetime stamps'

The post office is planning a "forever" stamp for letters, good no matter how many times postal rates increase. That means folks could say goodbye to those annoying 2-cent or 3-cent stamps that have to be added to letters every time rates go up. Sheets, rolls, books or loose stamps in the drawer would still be good. Forever.

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Hard to Find 800 Numbers

Revealed! 800 numbers for PayPay,, eBay, etc.

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Superman - The first issue (1938)

In June, 1938 Action Comics comes out with the first issue of Superman. Here you can see it in 15 pictures. Rare and fabulous.

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Thursday, May 04, 2006

AOL's 'AIM Phoneline' offers free local phone number

Apparently, AOL is about to unveil a free VOIP telephone number for incoming calls (with its AIM service). Outgoing calls will cost $14.95 a month, but it looks like that will be an "upgradable" feature. I wonder how long is will take before they run out of "free" numbers.

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Tuesday, May 02, 2006

Pre-E3 2006: Snoopy vs. the Red Baron

Looks like IGN got more info in regards to the upcoming Peanuts title. Can't help but wonder what kind of response Namco would have had if they titled it "Call of Snoopy."

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Saturday, April 29, 2006

What do Mac Users as anti-virus?

ClamXav is a free virus checker for Mac OS X. It uses the very popular ClamAV open source antivirus engine to scan mail and attachments. As a testament to its effectiveness, Apple now bundles ClamAV with Mac OS X Server 10.4.

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ThinkFree Office Online: a full office ajax suite to rival ms office

ThinkFree Office is a suite including word processing, spreadsheet, presentation graphics and file management software that all look, feel and behave just like Microsoft® Office. ThinkFree Office is delivered and upgraded over the Internet, giving users an unprecedented level of computing choice and freedom.

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Saturday, April 22, 2006

Xbox Live Arcade to get MAME and SEGA games

A Microsoft staffer, wishing to remain anonymous, has revealed that MAME and games from SEGA are heading to Xbox Live Arcade.

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I'm back...Finally.


I'm back. It took a while, but I had to find another host. I am now being hosted by Thanks guys.

Saturday, March 04, 2006

Super Mario Brothers Race at LAN

Watch as two Mario Time-Trialer's battle their way through the NES version of Super Mario Brothers at a LAN event, the crowd goes WILD!

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Monday, February 20, 2006

Save your battery while watching DVDs in OS X

Instructions on how to copy DVDs to your hard drive so you can watch them without running down your battery. Looks like a good way to get through an entire movie on a plane without running out of power.

This use to be a feature of the operating system, but Apple removed it in recent versions.

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Saturday, February 11, 2006

It's A Girl!

Meet our Alexis Jordyn!!!
She was born around 7:15 AM on Feb. 11th.
She weighed 5lbs. 14 oz at birth and then 5lbs. 8 oz. that evening.
For some high resolution pics, click here (thanks Jared).

Sunday, February 05, 2006

How To Install Windows in Ubuntu Linux

Running Linux? Want the compatability of Windows? You can now have it with this moderately easy guide.

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Saturday, February 04, 2006

Hosting Issues

Supposedly, my host is going to be dropping me from their server. So, I may refrain from future intricate postings until I get this matter settled with them or another host.

My Respects

My Uncle Warren died Thursday afternoon. I hope he is in a better place.

Monday, January 23, 2006

Disney Buys Pixar for US$7 Billion

Pixar Animation Studios, whose films have garnered critical acclaim with both domestic and overseas audiences, is being bought tomorrow by Disney for $7 billion. Steve Jobs, as the CEO of Pixar, will become the largest shareholder in Disney.

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Sunday, January 22, 2006

Installing AntiVir, with on-access scanning, in Ubuntu Linux

Still worried about viruses even though you are using Linux? Here's a guide for using AntiVir on your Linux box. Hats off to the author for a great tutorial.

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Monday, January 16, 2006

Bad Service...It's not just an idea anymore...well...kinda

Howdy all,

I'm back and I finally got the hosting and domain issues resolved. Now, exists, but it's far from complete. Badservice will primarily consist of two parts, a blog and a forums site. The blog posts will consist of links to news stories that pertain to the everyday consumer (such as class action lawsuits for defective products) and selected posts and complaints from the forums. Please bare in mind one thing: this is not the Better Business Bureau! The intent for this site is to inform others to watch out for screwy service...and to allow for this knowledge to become public and easily available. Also, I want to make this site open for the "wrong-do'ers," and allow them to rectify these situations.

Hope to see you all over there.
A Jason Zaroff Website

Build your own TiVo box

Ever had the urge to build your own TiVo box? Here is how to do it. Instructions on how to build a better DVR out of an old PC.

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Friday, January 13, 2006

auto-lock your computer on start-up

This little tutorial allows your computer to load windows completely on startup and then lock itself, so when you turn your computer on, you can go do whatever and come back and it'll be all ready to go! great timesaver if windows loads slowly for you.

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How to preload your Windows desktop before login!

How would you like your computer to load all of your startup items before you ever have to enter your login password? You could press the button to power up your system and go get a cup of coffee. Five minutes later, you come to your desk and type in your password. BAM! Instantly dropped to the desktop!

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Tuesday, January 10, 2006

Transformers movie ILM test footage

What appears to be test footage from Industrial Light and Magic of a Transformer transforming.

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Monday, January 09, 2006

Sunday, January 08, 2006

Up to fifty .be domain names per person for FREE !

This tutorial shows you where to click and what to type in if you want to take advantage of this incredible offer. Why would you need such a tutorial ? Because the page is in French ! Now it's time to think about what the hell you could do with fifty .be domain names ! I'm pretty sure you'll find something...

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Tuesday, January 03, 2006

Sew your own Tux penguin

This site provides free (as in Freedom) 'executables' that make it easy to sew your own soft-toy Tux -- the Linux penguin. They have sewing patterns and a community to sew your own soft toy or stuffed Tux. I'm just waiting for someone to do a case mod inside one of these guys.

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