Tag: tech

iApps: The Masters 2009 Live – watch 5 of the best holes on the go

Anyone who owns an iPhone / iPod touch and loves golf needs to get over to the App Store ASAP and download The Masters 2009 Live (iTunes link) app.
For the first time ever (starting today and running through the end of the tourney on Sunday), fans (in the US) can watch 5 of the …

When it comes to .iso, ImgBurn is the way to go

Windows-only: Freeware ImgBurn is an extremely straight forward and lightweight solution for burning and creating disk images (.iso files). It can also burn various types of CDs, DVDs, HD DVDs, and Blu-ray discs.
An ISO image (.iso in Windows, .cdr in OSX) is an uncompressed archive file of an optical disc. Generally, this type of file …

iApps: Comcast TV Listings app surprisingly Comcastic, disappointing

Dear Comcast,
As a loyal customer for the last 10 years (god, don’t ask me how or why), I’ve learned to become complacent with regards to your seemingly never ending service and support let downs. While I occasionally get a kick out of your ads (“Everyone loves Money”), I certainly never get a kick out of …

Choose the right font for the job with Font Picker

Ever tried to find the perfect font for a new logo, powerpoint presentation, website, or other project only to become frustrated/discouraged after rummaging through all your system’s fonts? If so, (third-party) Adobe AIR app – Font Picker – may just be the solution you’ve been waiting for.
This freeware app (AIR required) makes picking through fonts …

Samsung takes advertising to the next level with Extreme Sheep LED Art [video]

Easily one of the most creative and awesomely random ads of all time.

[Thanks TH]

LaCie gets literal, makes actual USB key drive

LaCie, known for its somewhat unusual digital storage designs, has released one of the most practical products I’ve seen in quite a long time – a USB flash drive in the shape of a key.
I mean, if you’re gonna tote a flash drive around on your key chain anyways, why not make it a bit …

Happy 20th, World Wide Web!

It was 20 years ago today, Sir Tim Berners-Lee taught the Net to play… Happy 20th, World Wide Web!

Keep tabs on your PC hardware with HWMonitor

If you are running a serious rig, are simply concerned with the physical health of your PC, or have a sudden urge to know the internal temp. of your machine, look no further than CPUID’s HWMonitor.
This free app provides real time information regarding the state of your machines internals (main processor, graphics card, hard drives, …

Investment tip: It’s time to get yourself a domain

With the economy in the dumps, unemployment growing, and the housing market in shambles, why not invest in a sure thing – yourself! If you haven’t already, it’s high time you pony up and buy yourself an Internet domain name (aka URL).
For roughly $10/yr*, you can (and should) stake a claim to your own “piece” …

Blu-ray coming to a car near you, maybe

Mitsubishi Electric (a sibling of Mitsubishi Motors) has announced a single-DIN sized Blu-ray player for automobiles.  The unit is roughly 1/3 the size of a “normal” Blu-ray deck and will fit right in your dashboard. According to Tech On, “The new BD player is expected to be used in combination with Mitsubishi Electric’s car navigation …