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This is a very good video clip where is show you how to recycle your cd/dvd cover to become useful tools to help you to arrange your computer cables in a proper way.

Cables BoxThe best video clips are right here

URL shortening web application

By on January 15, 2009

I posted a blog on how to shortening the URL using the TinyURL and KrunchURLin few weeks ago, I believe these are the more common use and famous by providing the URL shortening.

But actually I do find out there are plenty of web site which may help you to do itfor free. Some of them even provide the bookmarking features, some are difference in term of the lenght of the url they allow to hide.

The following are some example that I found on the internet:

Ruby URL

RubyUrl Short URL Service Screenshot

RubyUrl Short URL Service Screenshot


PDF Search Engine

By on January 1, 2009

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Need to search PDF file online? You may try out the PDF search engine. It allow you to search the form, ebook, sheet, catalog online for free.

Just key in the keyword as how you work with other search engine, after you get the result, you may either download the PDF file to your computer or just view the PDF file using the online PDF viewer.

The major difference between the PDF Search Engine and Google is they don’t provide any description on the result return, but only show the list of PDF file found. Unlike google do provide some brief description for every single result. [More]

Youtube Hacking

By on January 1, 2009

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Have you even thinking of one start to play the youtube video not from the begining of the clip but just some where in the middle? Maybe the first 2 minutes is just a spaming ad by the author, the main content only start at the time of 2.01 minutes.


Now with Splicd, you may do that. It allow you to customize the starting time and the ending time for the youtube movie clip that you select. Just copy and paste the movie clip URL and enter the starting time and ending time.


you may be another alternative solution where just add #t=30s at the end of the video URL if you with to start the video clip at the 30 seconds.



krunchd logoInitially i found out that TinyURL is a very powerful yet useful too for us to shorten and share the URL.  But I just found out another site work almost the same as TinyURL, but yet more powerful and more features compare to TinyURL.

The new found portal is call Krunch. Krunch is the portal where it allow you to share multiple url using only the single Kruch url. What you need to do is enter as many as possible the url as you like at the URL text box. Then choose your own sub url or let the krunch to generate a random url for you.

After that, you may give a Tag for url group that just enter and also email to you. The auto generated URL will look like this



By on December 31, 2008

Recently my office internet connection keep down and after few try and error on the network tools, finally we manage to solve it by upgrande the frameware for one of our gateway rounter.

But after a day, the same problem occur again and we try to analyze the traffic pass through the gateway and find out one of the PC keep try sending data to the unknow IP adress using the port of 445 (Microsoft-ds)

What is netstat?

Netstat (network statistics) is a command-line tool that displays network connections (both incoming and outgoing), routing tables, and a number


Check how long you turn on your PC

By on December 30, 2008

This is the interesting tips for you to check how long you on your PC before shut down.

Go to Start -> Run -> type in the following command in the command prompt
[systeminfo | find /i “up time”]


Computer uptime checking screen shot

Computer uptime checking screen shot

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Last week when I try to run the update my AVG 8.0 free edition and getting the error message of “Invalid update control CTF file”.

So try I’m to google it for the solution and finally get it. The step to solve it is pretty simple, you just need to delete the previous download *.ctf file and let the update engine to start all over again.

The step as below:

1. Open My Computer.

2. Goto C:Documents and SettingsAll UsersApplication DataAvg8updatedownload.

3. Delete all file which end with .ctf such as avginfowin.ctf, avginfoavi.ctf, avginfo.gen.ctf etc.

4. Done! Try to update again the antivirus

* Remember not to delete the file end with .bin, because those are the ones that where complied on previous updates

Power Supply Calculator

By on December 28, 2008


To have a good and stable computer system, power supply play a very important role.  Because without the stable and powerful power supply, your highend graphic card, ram, harddisk or pocessor cannot work at the max capability.

But most of the time, we don’t know that how much the power needed by our system. This tools is one of the useful tools to help you to solve this issue.


What is Journey Systems Power Supply Calculator?

Journey Systems Power Supply Calculator is the application to help you to calculate the wattages needed by your system. It calculate the wattages at the maximum peak wattage for each of your system component. That mean the result given will be at your system running at peak performent.

Also, one other important factor is the amperage of the +12V rail. A good power supply will have a beefy +12V rail (18A or higher), or even dual +12V rails, as Antec does with their TruePower series. Also, beware that there are many ‘imposter’ power supplies on the market right now.


Google Chrome – Calculator

By on December 26, 2008

Google chrome can use as the calculator or currency convertor. Because of Google Chrome using the address bar as the key word entering field for the default search engine (Default search in google chrome), so you can just enter the match question, conversion in the address bar to get your answer.


Currency Conversion

Currency Conversion


Currency conversion result

Currency conversion result


Google Chrome Calculator

Google Chrome Calculator


Google chrome calculator result

Google chrome calculator result