A selection of articles published between January 8 and January 14 of previous years
1 Year Ago
- Monitor Time Spent On Different Websites in Chrome, Firefox and Opera: Improve your productivity and cut time spent on time-wasting sites by monitoring how you spend time on the Internet.
- Show the Actual Unread Message Count in Google Reader: Google Reader can count only up to 1000, after which it just adds a plus (+) sign after the unread message count. Here is how to make Google Reader show the actual count.
- Quickly Switch Between Home and Work Settings with Quick Config: Quick Config is a free program that allows people to quickly change their computer’s settings from one profile to another depending on which computing environment they are working in.
2 Years Ago
- LMMS – Open source music production studio: LMMS (Linux MultiMedia Studio) is an open source, cross platform, complete music sequencer, synthesizer and composer. LMMS includes synthesizers, audio sample playback, drum machine and piano roll composition, automation tools and is compatible with VST plug-ins, making it an exceedingly powerful music production software.
- What are BitTorrent magnet links and how to create them?: Yesterday, The Pirate Bay announced that it would move to magnet links only. Currently both magnet and torrent files are offered but eventually torrent files will be get ridden off altogether. This article will help you understand what magnet links are.
3 Years Ago
- How to stop Google Analytics from tracking your own visits: A small tutorial that describes how to eliminate yourself from the count using a cookie.
- How to change Windows Picture Viewer slideshow interval: The default slideshow duration on Windows Picture and Fax Viewer, is 5 seconds. This registry hack lets you set a custom timer.
- How good are your geometric intuition?: Can you tell whether a photo frame hanging on a wall is straight? Can you point the center of your plate? Test your intuition.