free geoip July 2004 - Posts - Jayson's Blog

July 2004 - Posts

31 July 2004
Blogging by the Pool
Ahhh, the beauty of wireless networks. Nothing beats relaxing outside on my terrace blogging the day away with my new wireless setup . I was pretty impressed with how easy it was to get it all set up actually...I did wireless about 3 years ago, and it was a royal PITA to get up and running, and it was... Read More...
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26 July 2004
Weekly Links
This is actually more like a 3 week compendium of links, yeah...I've slacked off on the blog lately, but I've still been stashing links that I come across. Normally I would write a short blurb about each link, but as there are so many (due to me slacking off) I am just going to post them sans commentary... Read More...
24 July 2004
Outlook Lookout
The clever marketing department at Lookout ( who recently was acquired by Microsoft ) named this product...well...Lookout. No ploy on the Outlook name whatsoever, right? Regardless, go and download their Outlook plugin ; lightning fast searches. Think: Google for your inbox/outbox/whateverbox. [Update... Read More...
14 July 2004
Addicted to LOTR: Return of the King [XBox]
<randomGamingPost> I refused to buy the game before the DVD came out as I had heard there were quite a few cut scenes from the movie in the game...but wow was it worth the wait. Cooperative play is the best I've seen in any game (save for Halo), and the integration of the movie plot itself is ingenious... Read More...
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03 July 2004
Visual Studio 2005 Installation and First Thoughts
I finally finished downloading the beta bits late last night (5 large ISO files), and needless to say, the installation was less than trouble free. Unintuitively (and through a bit of trial and error), I realized that you have to unpack the ISO's into 2 seperate directories: 1 directory for the 2 VS... Read More...