Monthly Archives: February 2005

Free Game List

Need a new computer game to play, but don’t want to plunk down $50 for it? Here is a collections of free games on the internet. Free Games

Apple Releases New iPods

Apple today released a small bump in the iPod line with capacity price, and color updates for the iPod Mini and the iPod Photo. They also bumped up the battery life on the Mini to 18hrs while removing the gold colored player (it must not have been a very good seller). The new updates look… Read more »

Lego Characters

Have you ever been curious what you’d look like as a Lego character? Well, the wait is over… you can find out here! Here’s the outfit I’d wear to Lego Land.

Garageband.com has old mp3.com Content

Does anyone remember the old mp3.com? Not the current version of the site that was bought out by c|net… which is nothing like the original. Mp3.com was started by Michael Robertson in 1997 as a portal for the growing mp3 format. It became a very popular site showcasing new and unknown artists. All of the… Read more »

New Mac Stuff in Person

I’m a little late getting this posted, but I was able to see one of the new Mac Minis in person last weekend at Apple store in the Jordan Creek Mall in Des Moines. Like most Apple products, the pictures online just don’t do them justice. The mini was just that… mini. It is seriously… Read more »

RSS Primer/Demo

In putting together an RSS presentation and threw together a bunch of resources that I thought might also be relevant here. What is RSS? Rich Site Summary Really Simple Syndication RDF Site Summary RSS is an XML format used for syndicating regularly updated web content (headlines, news, blog posts, etc.). Resources defining RSS: Wikipedia Answers.com… Read more »

Orisinal

Orisinal : Morning Sunshine is a great collection of flash games. This site has been around for quite some time. I think I ran across it for the first time about 3 years ago, and just recently ran across it again. The games on this site aren’t your typical flash shoot-em-up games that are found… Read more »

Flickr Graph

People just keep thinking of cool things to do with Flickr. Marcos Weskamp has taken the Flickr API and put together a cool social networking graph thingy. (great description huh?). What it does is allow you to see the relationship between Flickr contacts. Enter your Flickr e-mail address and it you’ll see a sort of… Read more »

Playing With Time

Here is a cool site where someone has done a bunch of time lapse and slow-mo movies of common objects. Playing With Time I think my favorite is the ice sculpture (the sounds are great!).

Google Maps

You knew it was just a matter of time before Google got into the online maps and directions business (especially with their Google Local tool and thier purchase of keyhole last year). They have officially released (in beta) Google Maps with a slick interface that you would expect from the search company. They have done… Read more »

Technical Difficulties

If you stopped by looking to find the brilliant ramblings that make up techory.com any time later Saturday night through Sunday afternoon, you may have noticed an error message… and no techory.com. That is because I single-handedly destroyed the site on Saturday night. I was doing some cleaning on the site, removing some items that… Read more »

iLife ’84

Who needs the new iLife ’05 when there is iLife ’84 ! Hopefully you’ve got a machine the can run it. System Requirements: Macintosh computer with a Motorola 68000 processor 8 MHz or faster required for GarageBand 8 MHz or faster required for GarageBand software instruments 8 MHz or faster required for iDISC 512 KB… Read more »

MSN Launches Search Tool

Good ole Microsoft has officially launched their search tool: http://search.msn.com The results seem pretty solid, but I think I’ll stick with Google for the time being.