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Less Posts These Days

In Personal on November 27, 2006 at 2:02 pm

I got hurt in my right eye when I was trying to pull a stapler from a box with a plier. And I have to undergo a surgery to fix it. All these days I wasn’t been able to post to my blog because of this unexpected situation.

Please keep me in your prayers and as soon as I recover from this surgery I’ll get back to the normal posting habit on my blog.

Sorry my friends. Please be safe.

– Askar


Week 2 of Amazon Customers Vote Program

In Breaking News, Deals, Misc on November 23, 2006 at 3:13 pm

We saw how quick the 1,000 XBox 360’s went off on Week 1 of Amazon’s Customers Vote program. I think it wasn’t even 4 minutes before it said that it’s sold out. I tried my best but couldn’t get one.

Now is Week 2. Not so great of things when compared to Week 1. Here is what they have for week 2.

To me, the Amazon Prime Membership looks cool. I might vote for that. What would you vote for?

On how to vote to get these items at these low prices, check out my previous post.

Go…vote for it…and let’s get the best of every week’s items at these low prices.

Extendable Task Bar if you use multiple monitors

In Gadgets, Tips N Tricks, Tools on November 21, 2006 at 9:09 pm

If you are upto the standards and you use multiple (extended) monitors at home or work then you should have to have these tools to make life easier. Media Chance has a Task Bar that extends to the second or even the third monitor so that you can have your own Task Bar for each monitors.

Here is what it does,

  • It adds second taskbar to the extended desktop on Monitor 2 (either right or left)
  • It can add third taskbar to the second Extended monitor if you have 3 monitors setup.
  • It shows only applications from that Monitor
  • It hides the applications on Monitor 2 from normal Windows Taskbar

 The cool thing about this tool is that it adds a “Move To” button at the top of each window which will allow you to move the window from one monitor to the other with a click of a button.

It’s a pretty handy tool if you use multiple monitors.

Visit the site here.

Download it from here. (~500KB)

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Microsoft Windows Vista final bits are now available on TechNet and MSDN

In Breaking News, IT, Windows Vista on November 17, 2006 at 12:07 am

If you are an MSDN Subscriber, head on to fight for bandwidth with every one of your fellow MSDN’ers for Windows Vista. That’s right…Microsoft has released Windows Vista a day earlier than expected. To get the download bits you will need to login with your MSDN subscription credentials and request the proper keys for the installation.

The product key used to install Windows Vista will determine which edition will be installed. The product keys used to install Windows Vista Business N, Windows Vista Home Basic N, and Windows Vista Starter are not currently available.

It looks like MSDN has got only the x86 bits whereas TechNet has got both the x86 and x64 bits.

This single download, which is the file “en_windows_vista_x86_dvd_X12-34293.iso” is an ISO-9660 DVD Image, with a total of 2555 MB, includes the following Windows Vista editions:

  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Business N
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Home Basic N
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Starter
  • Windows Vista Ultimate 

Let us know how your install experience was. And enjoy the early Vista experience!!!

XBox 360 themed wallpapers for your Zune player

In Gadgets, Tips N Tricks on November 16, 2006 at 11:52 pm

So now you’ve bought your Zune player…how about spicing it up with some custom wallpapers? And that too, how about spicing it up with some XBox 360 themed wallpapers?

Visit this site to download some XBox 360 themed wallpapers for your Zune player.

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