As a programmer by trade, this one has always driven me crazy—Internet Explorer would draw a 2-pixel border around web sites, screwing up your pixel calculations.
Google Chrome extensions have only had the ability to create buttons on the menu bar, and we’ve been waiting a long time for support that integrates with the context menu, or some other method that doesn’t waste space on the menu bar.
Over at SuperUser.com, the best question and answer site for geeks with computer questions, they are celebrating their one year anniversary with a contest that includes some serious prizes.
The Firefox icon used to look a whole lot different—here’s a great-looking icon to customize your desktop with. There’s also Sunbird and Thunderbird icons as well.
As a very happy Android user, I’ve never wanted an iPhone before this very moment. How awesome are these stickers?
A really great t-shirt, that’s what. Never again will our country be terrorized by pixelated aliens!
Google’s own Matt Cutts has the answer on how to easily switch back and forth between the Dev and Beta channel versions of Google Chrome if you’re using a Debian-based Linux like Ubuntu. Here you go:
Deep 7 is an impressive visual style hack for Windows 7 that completely customizes almost every aspect of the interface. It’s really worth a look.
Want to use Google Maps to drive down your route from one place to another? This page does just that, taking you through Google Streetview. It’s quite interesting.
Want to impress your friends with big words that they’ve never heard of before? Save the Words is a website that aims to help people remember some of these uncommon words that have gone out of style.
In last night’s Futurama episode, The Prisoner of Benda, they wound up in a usual crisis that required science to solve the problem—and in this case, it was real… sorta.
Over at the Atomic Spin weblog, they’ve written up an interesting tip that uses grep to recover files. Here’s the brief command you’d use, but hit the link for the full explanation.
Laptop magazine did a thorough review of the new Flash Player 10.1 on a new Droid 2 phone, and came away less than impressed.
Really beautiful desktop wallpaper of a dock on a lake of some type.