BitMeter OS Keeps Tabs on your Bandwidth Consumption

Posted by Stu On February - 26 - 2011
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PROS: Easy installation, in-browser, free, open-source, cross-platform, detailed history reports, built-in RSS feed, transfer calculator, plug-ins.
BitMeterOS CONS: None
VERDICT:  BitMeter OS from Codebox Software is an exceptional way to keep tabs on your bandwidth consumption. Its built in tools which allow you to query the data it collects, send alerts if you reach a certain amount of data, calculate a transfer and build an hourly or daily RSS report (and more) coupled with a sophisticated web interface are a god-send to anyone who requires to keep an eye on their bandwidth.
PRICE: Free
VERSION REVIEWED: v0.7.2

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Windows 7 SP1 Released – Download Links and Documentation

Posted by Stu On February - 22 - 2011

Windows 7 SP1 Released - Download Links and Documentation

Its been a long wait for some of us but it’s officially here, finally!

Microsoft have released Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 bringing notable new features such as Dynamic Memory, Remote FX and improved HDMI audio device performance. Security updates and hotfixes have also been rolled up into the SP.

Before you dive in to downloading and installing, please check out all the documentation to ensure your install goes smoothly.

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SUPERAntiSpyware

A few weeks ago Mike Duncan, Director of Business Development at SUPERAntiSpyware.com asked me to take a peek at their software. Being the Geek that never sleeps and challenge accepted off we go on passage into the world of SUPERAntiSpyware.

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What is a Software Easter Egg? (With Examples)

Posted by Rich On February - 21 - 2011

windows easter eggSome programs and media come packed with secret “goodies” called Easter eggs. These are fun little additions, added by programmers, that can be found by accident, by completing some tasks, or by hearing about them from other people. In this article we will find some of those Easter eggs. Specifically, we’ll cover:

  • What is an Easter Egg?
  • What an Easter Egg is Not
  • Easter Egg Examples

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Do You Play Computer Games Online? [Poll Results]

Posted by Rich On February - 15 - 2011

Recently, we asked you if you play computer games online. Here’s what you said:

53% of respondents stated they play video games online. Here’s a breakdown of which platforms you use:

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Windows 7 SP1 Confirmed Release Dates

Posted by Stu On February - 9 - 2011

Microsoft have finally announced the dates Windows 7 SP1 will be available.

Windows 7 SP1

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