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Entries for June, 2009

Swedish Software Firm Acquires The Pirate Bay For $7.7 Million

Your days of downloading WAREZ are at an end… Swedish software firm Global Gaming Factory X this morning announced it has agreed to buy file-sharing service The Pirate Bay for 60 million Swedish crowns (which currently converts to approx. $7.7 million). Read more…

Cc:Betty Raises $1.5 Million For Email Organization Assistant

Cc:Betty, a free service that helps organize group email threads, today has secured $1.5 million in seed led by Venrock with investors Seraph Group and Hillsven participating. The company was incubated in Venrock’s offices and officially launched at DEMO in March.

BitBlinder: free, anonymous torrenting may be a reality

There are a few widely-accepted ways to anonymize your browsing or torrent activity, but they all have their drawbacks. TOR is free, but it’s poor etiquette to use it for torrents and put a strain on the bandwidth of the nice folks who run TOR servers. Not to mention that it’s incredibly, stupefyingly slow. You […]

Doing some word smithing… brijmin on Tech *change

*I hope this title change does not throw anyone for a loop. This new title seems more appropriate for the sites news and content. I scour the net looking for the only the best tech “stuff”. I hope you enjoy your visit here. Drop me a comment if you feel the need, I always enjoy […]

Windows 7 Editions Features Comparison

Microsoft has published the Windows 7 SKU or product editions that will be available to end-users. In Windows 7 operating system, higher version (more expensive) of Windows 7 OS automatically includes all features of lower edition (cheaper version). Refer to the Windows 7 – Compare Editions chart below for a list of features for each […]

6 free Windows programs to fix and prevent PC problems on your own

Here are six (seventeen, really, but some are grouped) simple applications that will help – and they’re all free for personal use! 1. PC Decrapifier – A lot of people that drop their systems off for repair say “take out any programs that don’t need to be there.” Well, that’s exactly the kind of crud […]

Recent problem with my XBox360

Recently I could not play a game that seemed to be in perfect working order just the day before. Well I did some digging and discovered the problem is not unique to me or the AWESOME game i was trying to play. The game in question was Star Wars: The Force Unleashed. What was happening […]

IconRestorer Manages Your Desktop Icon Positions

IconRestorer not only backs up and saves your desktop icon layout, it also lets you switch your icons to a space-saving list view.

Facebook name space. Do it Do it NOW.

Did you set your name space on facebook? Yeah sure its a little vain but easier to find and remember your facbook page. Facebook finally got on board with MySpace Go claim your name now.

DisplayFusion: Multi-Monitor Taskbar and Desktop Wallpaper

DisplayFusion will make your dual monitor (or triple monitor or more) experience smooth and painless. With DisplayFusion you can add a taskbar to every monitor that works and looks just like the Windows Taskbar. Or take advantage of advanced multi-monitor wallpaper support, Flickr integration for image searching and fully customizable window management hotkeys.