Fred Langa And The Langalist – WE MISS YOU, FRED!

A open letter to Mr. Fred Langa of the now defunct ‘solo’ Langalist Newsletter: Dear Fred, For years I read your magazine column and then continued to follow you when you went on your own and started the Langalist newsletter. Like thousands of other subscribers, I would follow your articles, which always provide excellent information…

Google – U.S. Government Search

I just can’t get enough of Google and just when I think I know everything about it, something new pops up. If you are not aware (I wasn’t), Google has a specific search engine just for the U.S. Government. And if you have ever searched any government site, you know how frustrating the search can…

Must-Have Tool: WinSock XP Fix – Free

There are some tools that we should all have in our arsenals to keep our systems running at peak performance. And one of the tools that I have used on broken systems that refuse to connect on the Internet is WinSock XP Fix. This tool can be used when all other methods fail to correct…

Computer Classes On Our Honeymoon

On our cruise to Alaska, I remarked how they were wasting computer lab space by not offering basic classes to passengers (aboard a Holland America liner). Regent Seven Seas Cruises is doing it! I should poke my head in just to see how well it goes, although I doubt anybody would recognize me as a…

Google And Trust – Lost In The Shuffle For 2006?

Even as 2006 comes to a rapid close, the signs that 2007 could be even rockier for Google are already beginning to show some significance. First up on the block, Firefox’s own Blake Ross has some rather pointed, while be it valid concerns, regarding Google use of their users’ “trust”. Having studied Blake both in…

Steel Inventory v1.2

Steel Inventory is a program written and used by the people who are in the mainstream network and system administration field. The program has been written based on the ideas and necessities faced by every network/system administrator. As a key feature, Steel Inventory provides the administrator with a snapshot of the configuration in each computer…

The Value Of IT Certification Boot Camps

There is no career field expanding quite as fast as the Information Technology field. Most experts predict this field will remain one of the fastest growing segments of the job market for many years to come. There is hardly a job that does not use computer technology to some degree or another and the demand…

3D New Year's Countdown

With this 3D New Year’s Countdown Screensaver, Hourglasses and timepieces float around as the clock softly counts down to the New Year. When midnight comes, confetti falls and a flashing Happy New Year greeting is played with an orchestral rendition of Auld Lang Syne. New Year’s greeting plays all day New Year’s Day. The screensaver…

MoveOnBoot v1.95

MoveOnBoot allows you to copy, move, or delete files on the next system boot. This can come in handy if you need to replace or delete files that are locked by other applications, loaded into memory, or cannot be changed until next system boot. [496k] [Win95/98/ME/2k/XP] [FREE] [Gibin Software House] [tags]MoveOnBoot, Gibin, reboot, change file[/tags]