Category: Computing

Hashed Windows XP Shell Icons?

I am searching for a way to restore hashed Windows XP default shell icons to their correct state. One of my OS variants improperly displays the application icons throughout the entire file system. This occurs even with native applications for which the associations have never been altered. It is most annoying when when I fire-up …

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Apple iPhone Announced!

After months of speculation about Apple‘s rumored mobile phone, Steve Jobs announced the new device this week at CES. Slated to go on sale next month, it will be most interesting to read reviews about its performance and usability. It looks so incredibly cool . . . Click the image to visit Apple’s official site …

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You CAN take it with you?

For much of my life I’ve listened to many discussions about the various merits or fallacies of acquiring material goods. Depending on your perspective, such acquisition is either a good thing or a bad thing. But regardless of your judgment call on such matters, there’s no tellin’ how many times I’ve heard the phrase, “You …

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Visual Simulations @ Digg Labs

Digg.Com is an amazing repository of information and commentary. It is by far my favorite social networking and news site on the internet today. I listen to the Diggnation Podcast regularly because I get a real kick out of hearing to the interaction between Kevin Rose and Alex Albrecht. They provide a summary of the …

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If Operating Systems Were Airlines

This short diatrible exhibits humorous satire that’s worth the read . . . With comparisons of the imaginary UNIX Airways, Air DOS, Mac Airlines, Windows Air, Windows NT Air, Windows XP Air, and Linux Air, you’re sure to get a kick out of the operational styles. My favorite quote relates to “Linux Air”: ?You had …

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