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Month: February, 2009

1066 DDR2 runs at 800MHz out of the box

25 February, 2009 (06:26) | Mindless Blather | No comments

I have a friend complaining about ram that is rated to run at 1066 out of the box on a motherboard that supports 1066 out of the box running at only 800 when put together. You have to manually set the timing in the bios. I’m not sure if I’m on the manufacturers side or […]

Skype Bandwidth hog fixed with Netlimiter

24 February, 2009 (19:35) | Mindless Blather | No comments

On a T1 with a good webcam, skype will gobble up 60-80% of the whole thing. I have firewall graphs and logs to prove it thanks to smoothwall and this new fun tool named Netlimiter. I cut the bandwidth used by skype to 25Kb/s and it seems to be pretty¬†good quality on a 22″ widescreen.

Linked In and Techpitch.com are Evil

24 February, 2009 (08:08) | blogging | No comments

Facebook is ok because I can publish content my pals will see and it saves me a few phone calls. It is worth it to me to publish selected personal information to it and think about what google will pick up. Remember, everything on the internet is forever. Linked in and Techpitch are evil so […]

Google Adsense revenue

24 February, 2009 (07:00) | Easy Money Making, Mindless Blather | No comments

So far windowsnerd.com has $16.81 in a google adsense account after being up for over a year. I think that translates to around 50 cents an hour. Maybe I need a different type of content. Movies? hmm.

7-11s getting knocked off by a klingon

4 February, 2009 (14:13) | Mindless Blather | No comments

Saw this on the news today. Funny funny stuff. I hope the next idiot robbing 7-11s has fake plastic feet, a cape and a sword named sting. http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/18637190/detail.html