Tomorrow is a holiday here in the US, and since I’ve been extremely busy lately I figured I’d make a quick list of some of the great content on some of my favorite blogs, mostly from our very own Mysticgeek.
If you like time killing flash games to play during those boring conference calls, you really need to subscribe to his feed, because he posts about them all the time. Sure, it’s not quite as nostalgic as playing Oregon Trail, but doesn’t solitaire get a little boring after a while?
- Office Time Killer: CoBaCoLi
- Office Time Killer: Bash Your Computer!
- Monday Fun With NoiseGames
- Office Time Killer: Boomshine
- Office Time Killer: Antbuster
- Office Time Killer: Classic Mrs Pac-man
- Office Time Killer: 5 Minutes To Kill Yourself
- Fun and Addicting Game – Bloxorz
He’s also been covering his experience using the open-source Thunderbird mail client, and has written up plenty of how-to articles on the subject.
- Import Gmail Contacts Into Thunderbird
- BCC (Blind Carbon Copy) In Mozilla Thunderbird
- Regulate How Often Thunderbird Checks For New Messages
- Send Text Messages Via Email For Free
- Reply Above Original Message In Thunderbird
- Create A Signature In Thunderbird
Over at Gmedia, a How-To Geek blog about home media and hobbies, he’s written an entire series on setting up a Windows Home Server in his media environment, well worth a look if you are interested in that type of thing.
- Setting up my Windows Home Server Part 1 – the un-boxing
- Setting up my Windows Home Server Part 2 – Getting Connected
- Setting up my Windows Home Server Part 3 – Loading it up!
- Setting up my Windows Home Server Part 4 – Add-ins
Included as a first in our Lazy Links roundup, my good friend Ross from SimpleHelp has written some great articles lately, my personal favorite being the one about playing NES games on your Smartphone… how cool is that?
- How to play NES (Nintendo) Games on your Windows Mobile Smartphone
- How to use Microsoft Live Search Mobile
- How to setup and use Yahoo! Go 3.0 for Windows Mobile
- How to install and run KDE programs in Windows
- How to create a custom Control Panel for Windows Vista
- How to create a custom Windows Vista Installation DVD
Playing Mario is a little tough on my phone, but I found Punch-Out and Zelda to actually play really well, and be fairly easy to control.
We’ll return to normal after the holiday, with another guest post on saturday and then some great registry hacks all next week.
Programmer by day, geek by night, The Geek, also known as Lowell Heddings, spends all his free time bringing you fresh geekery on a daily basis. You can follow him on Google+ if you'd like.
- Published 07/3/08