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August 29, 2008  |  

Friday Links #14

Find Files in Large Folders More Easily with Windows Vista Explorer- Manage large folders that have hundreds of files and sub-folders with these Vista only tips.

FileForum | Autoruns - Autoruns shows you what programs are configured to run during system bootup or login, and shows you the entries in the order Windows processes them. Best one IMHO.

Mozilla promises faster Web apps with Firefox 3.1 - Firefox 3.1 will run many Web-based applications such as Gmail faster through incorporation of a feature called TraceMonkey that dramatically speeds up programs written in JavaScript.

ZPower Silver-Zinc, Rechargeable Batteries - Batteries that offer 40% longer runtime than lithium-ion. And their 95% recyclable. Due out by the end of the year.

Appropriate use of Local Variable Type Inference - B# .NET Blog - Recommendations on when and where to use the C# "var" keyword.

The Winners of ‘Extend Firefox’ - Best Firefox Addons - The add-ons in this list are the Winners of the Extend Firefox contest organised by Mozilla Labs.

Charlie Calvert's Community Blog : Future Focus: Document Map Margin - Discussion of upcoming features in the next version of Visual Studio.

Json.NET 3.0 Released - James Newton-King - New release has support for Silverlight.

Sumatra PDF viewer by Krzysztof Kowalczyk - Super fast PDF reader in a single file (great for USB drives). Recently updated.

Google Earth shows cows point north | Matter/Anti-Matter - Those sneaky cows must be up to something.

It's a toaster bay for your PC | Appliances and Kitchen Gadgets - CNET Blogs - Here we have the PC Toaster Bay from CrazyPC. (What's so crazy about it?) It fits into a standard 5.25-inch drive bay and makes, well, toast--toast from the comfort of your computer.

Brownie Points: Turn Off Vista Autotuning - If you have an older router, Vista's network auto tuning feature will cause it to get confused. Here's an easy fix.

Launch: Status - CSS-Tricks - Like twitter, but for private groups.

TweakGuides.com - Vista Annoyances Resolved - This is a must read for Vista doubters.

Windows Vista Team Blog : Mojave: The Experiment Continues… - Details on Microsoft's Mojave Experiment.

Laurent’s Blog » Blog Archive » Disable autoplay of USB drive and put icon on the dekstop - This should be a "Hall of Fame" tip.triplex

Top Two Sprint Cup Drivers Busch, Edwards Both Placed on Probation - I said I had no interest in NASCAR and here I am posting links to it now. I'm doomed.

Windows Live Search Tricks You May Not Know About - I still use Google for most of my searching but Windows Live Search has creeped into the mix more and more as of late. I like the image search better than Google's.

Toolmonger » Blog Archive » Three Outlets In The Space Of Two - Such a cool and simple idea.

Newest Video Phones are Free - The latest video phones from ACN are simply awesome. And they're Free for a limited time. Access through our rep site at http//:mikejean.acnrep.com. This changes everything!

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