Category Archives: Software

PhotoMap: Snap, Grab and Walk away

Following an earlier post about improving university campus maps I found this neat mobile application that allows you to make better use of a physical map. Basically you snap a photo of the map whether its at a theme park, … Continue reading

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Is this the coolest way to browse Flickr or what?

I Came across this Flex app (flash) a few weeks ago that searches tagged flickr images that match your choice of keywords. The app is called Tag Galaxy, try it out. So once again I am MIA on this blog … Continue reading

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Deja vu!

I was checking out findbyclick.com (a community to share map locations and points of interest using the Google Maps application), and I decided to check out the location for Pentura Solutions where I started working this week. To my surprise … Continue reading

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First attempt at Autodeskin’ it!

I am taking a graduate level Mechanical Engineering course for my Masters degree. Its a 3D Surface Modelling course. A program called AutoDesk Inventor is used to build 3d objects from 2d drawings. I started playing around with it today … Continue reading

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Google your computer

Since I formatted my computer last week I had to reinstall a lot of the software I initially had. I was downloading Google Earth since I like just playing around with it once in a while, and I came across … Continue reading

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Windows XP on Apple Power PC? Why??

Although I prefer Mac OS, Windows still has some advantages…one actually. There are a few applications I use that are only available for Windows. For example, I play this web based online game called Utopia. You can download a calculator … Continue reading

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Fresh Mac OS X Tiger for Vicky

So I purchased OS X Tiger earlier in the summer and didnt get the chance to install it properly on my G4 PowerBook. Today I erased everything and started from scratch. I made sure to burn the free software the … Continue reading

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Linux virtual keyboard

Since it doesnt make any sense to have a physical keyboard inside the flight simulator it makes a lot of sense to get a virtual keyboard such as xvkbd. Like any other open source project, it comes with the source … Continue reading

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