By now you have heard about the new “standard” feed icon that is going to be used by Microsoft and Mozilla. Problem is that Safari and Opera still have their own icon. Here is an installer that will swap about the blue RSS icon in Safari and replace it with the new feed icon.
This is a cool use for RSS. You can go to this site, enter a tracking number and who the package is shipped with, and it will generate an RSS feed of the tracking status for you. Ben Hammersley did something like this a while back with FedEx’s tracking facility. This site offers UPS, the [...]
Today, Forever Geek passed a milestone, we passed the 2500 entries mark. This was the 2500th story. This is the currently the 2504th story, and there have been 12722 comments averaging at around 5 comments per story. We have also had 938 TrackBacks. We hope that you continue reading here, and hope that we can [...]
If you’re one of those 90′s CD collectors, and you want to update your technology, you’re in luck. Millennium Music is offering to give you an iPod if you give them your old music CDs. All you have to do is ship them your CDs, and they will value them based on physical condition. The [...]
The US Government has posted a torrent file on one of their .gov domain names. The torrent file is for a program, Worldwind. It’s the first known torrent file posted on any government website. The torrent file can be downloaded here.
Griffin Technology has released another version of its popular iTrip addon for iPods. This newest addition, the iTrip Auto, not only allows you to listen to your iPod on your car stereo, it also charges it at the same time. iTrip Auto, the newest addition to the iTrip lineup, is the most versatile iTrip to [...]
Looks like the DivX browser plug-in project has been revived. They released an Active-X control a while back that seemed to be well received. Now they have come back with a newer version that supports more than just IE, although it is still a Windows-only plug-in. After receiving lots of great feedback last year on [...]
While I do believe this is pretty far-fetched, Insider Scoop is claiming that Microsoft puts up $715 to manufacture every XBox 360 console, meaning they lose $315 – $415 excluding shipping costs. That would mean that they would have to sell 6 – 8 Microsoft games before they broke even, or have 6-8 years of [...]
Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT) have created a way in which to transfer data between people and electronic devices. The technology uses transceivers called RedTaction to create a safe network transmission path, which in turn creates a HAN (Human Area Network). The technology isn’t slow either, it is able to transfer at 2Mbps. HAN [...]
A writer at Java Developer Journal has found out that Microsoft has a sense of humor. This writer was reading an End-User License Agreement for Microsoft Desktop Operating Systems, with an excerpt that contains the following: “The software product may contain support for programs written in Java. Java technology is not fault tolerant and is [...]