Month: February 2009

Daily Tech Notes » Beware! don’t use web proxies to bypass internet filters

Organizations, schools and even Internet cafes are using Internet filters such as Net Nanny and CyberPatrol to block access to specific Web sites.  In fact when it comes to children accessing the Web, these softwares are required to shield them from po*n sites. Unfortunately the same tools are used against freedom of speech as well. …

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Daily Tech Notes » How to view youtube videos in high quality mode?

Youtube is currently the most favorite video sharing site out there. But the default video quality in Youtube is not very good. This is to ensure smooth video playback for majority of internet users who has bandwidth of 512kbps or less. Whenever a video is uploaded to Youtube (.wmv, .avi, .mov, .mpg), it is automatically …

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Daily Tech Notes » ThinkGeek introduces E Ink based watches

E-Ink display based watches are now available for sale at ThinkGeek. This makes use of the advanced e-paper technology. E-paper is a display technology designed to appear like ordinary ink on paper. Unlike a conventional flat panel display, which uses a backlight to illuminate its pixels, electronic paper reflects light like ordinary paper and is capable of …

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Daily Tech Notes » First MP3 player MPMan F10 turns 10 this month

It was exactly 10 years ago in march 1998, world’s first MP3 player MPMan F10 was born. MPMan F10 had a flash storage of 32MB and required PC parallel port to transfer music files. F10 was manufactured by Korea’s Saehan Information Systems. Initially it was priced at $250! Here are the MPMan F10 Specifications if …

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