In a recent stay in a hotel, my room was stocked with a “Clean Remote”. I can’t recall ever hearing about such a device before. The television remote was pretty bare bones but worked well enough. It sat in a little cardboard stand which boasted on its sides about how clean the remote was to […]
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VLC has been my and many others’ preferred video playback software for a number of years now. While others might prefer Media Player Classic and codecs, I’ve been satisfied with VLC to be able to handle just about everything I throw at it without making the setup any more complicated. With 6 days left, VideoLAN […]
While some were overjoyed to just wake up today, others are cautiously awaiting midnight to breathe a sigh of relief that the end of the world according to the Mayan calendar has not yet come. We survived Y2K and 12-21-12. The next day you can start worrying about includes an exact time. January 19th, 2038 […]
Malbolge, the programming language, was named after the eighth circle of hell in Dante’s Inferno when it was created in 1998 by Ben Olmstead. The language was designed specifically to be impossible to program with. It has been relinquished to the public domain by its creator, who also created Dis. The esoteric language made a cameo […]
Windows 8 has a few more options for customization over Windows 7 but finding where to make those changes can be a little confusing. Here’s a guide to changing your color scheme, your lock screen, the Start Screen background style, and your desktop’s wallpaper.