Spambox.us temp email addresses

This one is very nice for any site, survey or app you don’t fully trust or want to form a lasting relationship with. Put in your email address and the time you want the temp address for and Spambox gives…

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Sort your XP Program list alphabetically

This one comes from my friend J: I figured out how to sort the start menu alphabetically all the time. In regedit go to: [HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionExplorer MenuOrder] Right click Menu Order and select Permissions Select Advanced Uncheck “Inherit from parent the…

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Free 5GB online from X Drive

AOL has continued their “freeing” up with 5GB of space free from X Drive. I remember using X Drive years ago until they started charging. It’s a slick little service, with the desktop app mapping a network drive for you…

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Commonly used Excel formulas

Some of you may be Excel gurus, slicing and dicing your way across cells, but most of us just try and get by.  Microsoft has a nice page of 56 commonly used formulas, starting from the basics and moving up…

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Vista Release Candidate 1

Microsoft has made Vista RC1 available for download.  For the curious amongst us, or those who downloaded the beta, for free it’s worth a look. Microsoft Vista RC1

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MechCommander for free

Available for free are the original MechCommander, MechCommander Gold and MechCommander 2, as well as the manuals. I have fond memories of these the first time around and they’re a great addition to the growing list of free PC games.…

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APC USB 2.0 Starter Kit

I picked this up at my local Costco for $28 Canadian ( APC part USB-KIT ).  I needed a USB 2.0 hub and a USB extension cable.  This kit includes a four port USB 2.0 hub, three, six and ten…

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Hamachi

This one has been around for a while but made news by it’s buyout to LogMeIn. Hamachi creates a local network over the internet. It can be used for multiplayer games, private file sharing, and lots more. It handles NAT-NAT…

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PDF Forge

Everyone needs to create a PDF file at some point for distribution, archiving, whatever.  The open source and free way to do it elegantly and simply is to use PDF Forge.  Installs as a printer driver and has lots of…

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