It’s nice when you find an easter egg in a piece of software and it’s actually useful. Our favorite Anti-Spyware tool, Spybot, has a great hidden feature to help you pass the time when running a manual scan… a game!
It works a little bit like minesweeper, but there are no mines… instead you have to click the tan squares and try and uncover the hidden picture. Each time you check a square, the tan squares move to a different location surrounding the selected square. It’s oddly addicting…
For all the details, check it out at Mysticgeek’s blog… due to technical issues, I can’t directly include his post in the main feed yet, but I’ll have that sorted out soon.
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 09/7/07