namebench- Open-source DNS Benchmark Utility (via Google Code)

December 16, 2009 No comments yet

namebenchAre you a power-user with 5 minutes to spare? Do you want a faster internet experience?

Try out namebench. It hunts down the fastest DNS servers available for your computer to use. namebench runs a fair and thorough benchmark using your web browser history, tcpdump output, or standardized datasets in order to provide an individualized recommendation. namebench is completely free and does not modify your system in any way. This project began as a 20% project at Google. Learn more about and namebench:

The Copenhagen Wheel – Transform your ordinary bike into a hybrid E-Bike

December 16, 2009 No comments yet
The Copenhagen WheelWhat's this have to do with Macs? It's functions are controlled through your iPhone


New bicycle wheel not only boosts power using Formula One inspired technology, but also can keep track of fitness, friends, smog and traffic - helping Copenhagen become the first carbon neutral capital by 2025. It looks like an ordinary bicycle wheel with an oversized center. But packed inside the sleek, bright red hub is a veritable Swiss army knife's worth of electronic gadgets and novel functions. Learn all about The Copenhagen Wheel Project:

Snow Checker – Snow Leopard Compatibility Checker

December 15, 2009 No comments yet
Snow Leopard Compatibility Checker

Snow Checker - Snow Leopard Compatibility Checker

Still on the fence about upgrading? Check to see if your current software will be compatible with mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, or check compatibility status before you buy new software. Snow Checker compares your current programs with the data found on Check out some other useful tools here:

IMDB app for iPhone now available (free)

December 14, 2009 No comments yet
imdb-icon Free IMDB app for iPhone now available: (link to iTunes store)


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