free hit counter

Wednesday, July 16, 2008

want one: wireless usb

I got a UWB card in my new machine. But now I want a wireless USB hub and Wireless USB DVI monitor adapter.

remove Instalshield Updater

Just got my new machine and want to take off all the unnecessary crap I can find. Instalshield updater seems to run all the time and is only taking care of itself and the DVD burning program I don't really care about or expect to change much.

Trouble is, there's no included options to remove the stupid thing. Thankfully, if you dig a little you can find an uninstaller on Intallshield's website:


Tuesday, July 08, 2008

Schedule Outlook meeting from TWiki

I wish I could schedule an outlook meeting from TWiki.

Here's a link on how you can bring up a new Meeting from the command line:

Create Outlook Task Shortcuts & Simplify with Command-Line Switches�by�Mr. Tweak - Windows Network & Admin Tweaks

Monday, July 07, 2008

Semiconductor Market: $209 billion in 2007 - Top 100 OEMs said to take 76% of semis shipped:

Average selling prices are falling, but

"'We see some signs that new and innovative uses of semiconductors, such as sensors, are being implemented in products by firms such as Nintendo. During the next few months, we will see a series of interesting new touchscreen-based products, particularly in computers and phones,' said Gartner in its market share report of chip demand by major OEMs."

Thursday, July 03, 2008

Alternative editor color schemes

I'm not a fan of the default MSVC color scheme. I usually change a few settings and make it look more like the Delphi/Brief default.

These color schemes look interesting"
Coding Horror: Is Your IDE Hot or Not?