Friday, March 24, 2006

Web Based MS Word Compatible Word Processor

Introducing ajaxWrite. The look, feel, and functionality of Microsoft Word, in a completely web-based AJAX platform. Try ajaxWrite today, and experience first-hand how AJAX applications are changing the way the web works, and redefining the software industry.
ajaxWrite is a streamlined word processor, comparable to Microsoft Word. To keep the program lean, we left out some obscure advanced features; you'll find the functions you use most often, right where you'd expect them to be. (We're still working on the spell checker.) You can import and export documents in all popular formats, including documents with graphics. The save function lets you save your work to a drive on your computer. Also, since you run ajaxWrite from your web browser, it is platform independent and can therefore be used with any operating system.

read more | digg story

Thursday, February 23, 2006

Google Pages

Google Page Creator is a free online tool that makes it easy for anyone to create and publish useful, attractive web pages in just minutes. Looks good to me!

read more | digg story

Thursday, February 09, 2006

Linux Distro SimplyMEPIS 3.4-3 Available For Download

SimplyMEPIS, version 3.4-3 is finally released. Over 900 packages preinstalled in SimplyMEPIS 3.4-3 include Xorg 6.8, KDE 3.4.3, OpenOffice 2.0.1, Firefox 1.5, and a 2.6.15 kernel. As usual, SimplyMEPIS is multimedia-ready with integrated players for all major media formats. Also MAC and PC iPods should also work seamlessly with preinstalled Amarok. Announcement here.


read more | digg story

Monday, February 06, 2006

Open Source Games for Windows

Tons of free Open Source Windows Games to be found here. Including: Adventure, Role Playing, Arcade, Classics, Action, Board Games, Card Games, First Person Shooters, Platform, Racing, Puzzle, Shoot'm Up, Simulators, Sport, Strategy, Tetris Clones, Quiz and Word Games. This lot will keep you busy. :-)

read more | digg story

Friday, February 03, 2006

KDE launches Spread KDE

The KDE marketing group is pleased to announce the release of, the new home for KDE's promotional activities. Such a hub for marketing activities has been sorely lacking in KDE until now, and we consider this site a to be a key milestone in establishing a solid foundation in growing KDE's promotional activity.

read more | digg story

Thursday, January 26, 2006

Ten Firefox Extensions You Can't Live Without

Out of the 970 extensions available for download through, this article tells you about ten of them that are indespensible to all Firefox users.

read more | digg story

Tuesday, January 24, 2006

Yahoo Throws in the Towel - Google Wins

Yahoo! has given up on the quest for search dominance. Yahoo! Inc., one of the first Internet search companies, has capitulated to Google Inc. in the battle for market dominance.

read more | digg story

Sunday, January 22, 2006

Rolling your own Debian packages

This two-part article explains how to make a Debian package of simple piece of software, presumably something you have written yourself. Although building a new package is more complex than rebuilding one or having one generated, the idea is that it is actually surprisingly simple to create basic Debian packages.

read more | digg story

Thursday, January 19, 2006

23 Things to Do With a Thumb Drive

PC Mag article with some interesting uses for that old USB drive in the bottom of your top right desk drawer.

"Put your USB drive to work as a portable desktop, PC recovery kit, entertainment platform, and more."

read more | digg story

Sunday, January 15, 2006

Ten Tips for Improving Your Podcasts

Handy tips for podcasters including: Get a Real Microphone, Get Close But Not Too Close, Prepare But Don't Script, Reduce The Noise, Come Up with a Format, Do It on a Schedule, Slow Down and Relax ....

read more | digg story

Lotta Linux Links - Huge Linux Resource

Heaps of categorized Linux related links. Also latest Linux news including a RSS feed from Digg on their front page.

read more | digg story

Saturday, December 17, 2005

Teach Yourself Shell Programming in 24 Hours

The best online introduction to Linux/Unix that I've seen. Coherent, cohesive, and concise, this is a good tool for beginners and a brush-up for people who've been away from the command line for a while.

read more | digg story

Monday, November 28, 2005

Hundreds of Free Textbooks Online

This is a collection of free textbooks from around the web. The site is non-commercial, easy to browse or search, and has links to hundreds of free books and educational sites in a variety of subjects. Users can leave reviews of the books in the registration-free comment fields.

read more | digg story

Monday, November 21, 2005

Mother of all CPU Charts 2005/2006

It's time for a new CPU comparison using our newly developed benchmark suite. The most noteworthy additions are certainly the dual-core processors, but we have also added some new sections focusing especially on the platforms for AMD's Socket 939 and Intel's Socket 775.

read more | digg story

Wednesday, November 16, 2005

Google Base Launched

Google just officially launched a new service called Google Base. Google Base enables content owners to easily make their information searchable online. Anyone, from large companies to website owners and individuals, can use it to submit their content in the form of data items. Google Base is a place where you can easily submit all types of online and offline content that we'll host and make searchable online. You can describe any item you post with attributes, which will help people find it when they search Google Base. In fact, based on the relevance of your items, they may also be included in the main Google search index and other Google products like Froogle, Google Base and Google Local.

read more | digg story