Category: Technology

Shoutcast Streaming in Windows Media Center

There is now a plugin for Windows Media Center to listen to Shoutcast streams. I can confirm that the cryptically named YAWP works in Windows Vista Ultimate (x64). Most assuredly, this also works in Windows XP versions of MCE. In full disclosure mode, my friend Soma Amos wrote this. I know he’s been wanting to write …

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ING Direct Now Does Checking

About 6 years ago I decided I should be smart about my money and I did a bunch of research to figure out the best way to maximize my income. This was in the days before I had a house so I had some spare cash laying around. Aside from investing in retirement, buying some …

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Shoutcast Streams within Windows Media Player

A friend of mine has finally released version Alpha Beta Minor of some software he wrote. It allows you to easily access Shoutcast audio streams within Windows Media Player. It adds Shoutcast streams that you want to listen to as a playlist within Windows Media Player. So say you want to listen to the most …

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Shoutcast Streams within Windows Media Player

A friend of mine has finally released version Alpha Beta Minor of some software he wrote. It allows you to easily access Shoutcast audio streams within Windows Media Player. It adds Shoutcast streams that you want to listen to as a playlist within Windows Media Player. So say you want to listen to the most …

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Free OCR Software

Well, sort of free. I was looking to convert a graphic, scanned text document into a Word document. Come to find out, Microsoft includes an optical Character Recognition (OCR) feature within Microsoft Office. So for any of you with a copy of Office (and come on, who can’t get a copy to use rather easily?) …

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Tracking Down a Bad Password on the Domain

Ever run into the situation where an account on your domain starts getting disabled due to bad password attempts, and you can’t figure out where it’s coming from? For example, you just changed your domain password and your account suddenly starts getting locked out every 15 minutes. Usually that’s because there is still some service somewhere …

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How to tell the last PC connect date with Active Directory

 As machines get added and removed from Active Directory domains, you eventually end up with a bunch of records for machines that no longer exist. In order to make sure that the dead AD entries for PC’s and Servers that you are about to delete are actually dead (or at least very, very close to dead), …

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Custom Remote Codes on PSP with Location Free

I purchased a Sony LF-B20 Location Free Wireless Base Station a few days ago. Overall, it works pretty well. Right now I’m at the office watching Sportscenter, streamed from my home PC to my laptop here at work. The image quality isn’t great, but it is certainly usable.  One problem I’ve run into is with regards …

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PSP Wallpapers

Here are a ton of wallpapers I made for my Sony Playstation Portable. Download them and copy them to your PSP’s PHOTO directory. Once they are there, browse the photos. When you have one you want to set as the wallpaper, click the triangle button. This brings up the on screen display. Move around in …

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