Friday, August 27, 2010

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Jerry and World wars

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Jerry and WWs

Jerry was a nickname given to Germans during the Second World War by soldiers and civilians of the Allied nations, in particular by the British. Although the nickname was originally created during World War I, it did not find common use until World War II.
Jerry has analogues from different eras in Tommy (British), Charlie (Vietnam—"Victor Charlie" for VC (Viet Cong), later shortened to just "Charlie"), Sammy (Somalia), and Ivan (Russians).
The name is most likely a simple alteration of the word German. Some have claimed that the World War I German helmet, shaped like a chamber pot or jeroboam, was the initial impetus for creation, although this is almost certainly revisionist history. One ongoing use of "jerry" is found in the term jerrycan.
After World War II, settlements and camps sprang up around British garrisons in the former West Germany, and the colloquial term of "Boxhead" became common amongst British troops and their families. This term has its origins in "square-heads" as a reference to the almost square-shaped helmets used by the Germans in the First and Second World Wars.
Also the term "Jerry-rigged" (an adapted form of the much older nautical term "jury rig") was adopted by many allied troops and became a common term that transferred into everyday usage. The term was given for how some of the German equipment was maintained during the latter parts of the second world war. As Hitler's war machine was breaking down, lack of supplies meant that the equipment had to be held together in a patchwork fashion. As allied troops came across abandoned vehicles and machinery they could see shoddy workmanship used to hold the machinery together. Since the German soldiers were already known as Jerrys the term Jerry-rigged seemed fit.
Recently the term "Eric" has become popular amongst British troops, originating from an episode of the British TV comedy Auf Wiedersehen, Pet, in which the name "Eric" was used instead of "Jerry" in an attempt to confuse some Germans who were fluent in English.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Firefix 4.0b4 beta

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The latest beta version of Firefox is now available as a preview release. Take it for a test drive and let us know what you think!

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ATI Technologies ATI Radeon X850 XT PE 256 MB on eBay.ca (item 110578083352 end time 30-Aug-10 13:36:00 EDT)

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     What is arguably the fastest graphics card in the world has landed in the secret underground testing facility known as ClubOC Labs... Okay, the secret lab is nothing more than a cluttered garage, but we really do have an ATi Radeon X850XT Platinum Edition graphics card! As if the X800XT wasn't enough, ATi decided to do some tweaking here and there, increase the clock speed, and slap a monster cooling system on the card. The result...the X850XTPE. While this is by no means a budget card, it is the ultimate video card that you've been dreaming about ever since you installed Doom 3 and watched in horror as your outdated video card and computer become a slide show projector. Money may not be able to buy you love, but it sure can buy you the best computer hardware available... Let's take a look at the X850XTPE and see why this card costs twice as much as second best.

Overview & Features by ATi

The RADEON® X850 series is the most extreme gaming graphics card technology ever created by ATI, with up to 16 pipelines, the fastest frame rates and ATI's industry-leading 3D image enhancement technology. The RADEON® X850 series delivers further on the promise of High-Definition Gaming.
Introducing the Most Advanced Gaming Card
The RADEON® X850 series advances High-Definition Gaming with blockbuster features, including SMARTSHADER™ HD, ATI's highly advanced pixel shader engine. With up to 16 parallel pixel pipelines and up to 43 billion shader operations per second, the RADEON® X850 series delivers the power serious gamers need. SMOOTHVISION™ HD combines advanced texture filtering with ATI's revolutionary 3Dc™ image enhancement technology to deliver brilliant image quality without compromising performance. 3Dc™ has quickly become an industry standard for supporting complex, high-definition visual effects in real time.

HYPER Z™ HD, ATI's intelligent data compression technology, enables the RADEON® X850 series to optimize available memory bandwidth for ultra-high resolution 3D gaming and ultra-fast performance. The result is the most extreme gaming experience ever, making this the ultimate graphics card for serious gamers.
Tomorrow's Video Experience Today
With VIDEOSHADER™ HD, the RADEON® X850 series delivers a futuristic multimedia experience for Internet streaming video and DVD playback. The RADEON® X850 offers advanced hardware acceleration of video for reduced CPU utilization which increases overall system performance. Comprehensive support for industry-standard video formats, such as MPEG1/2/4, Real Media, DivX and WMV9 is also included. ATI's FULLSTREAM™ video processing technology further sharpens streaming video playback image quality.

The Solution for Extreme Gaming
With its sophisticated board design, the RADEON® X850 series is the ultimate technology for today's newest and most demanding games. Power throttling technology together with the complex fan control system vastly improves overall stability and performance.

The RADEON® X850 series also features ATI's incredible display architecture, now with dual-DVI support. With output to HDTV capability, big screen multimedia and gaming is now larger and sharper than ever before. Users can simultaneously view on analog and digital monitors, including TV or HDTV, for the ultimate gaming, multimedia and applications multitasking experience.
Ultimate Performance and Stability
The RADEON® X850 series features ATI's all-new CATALYST™ Control Center, the award-winning application that is revolutionizing how users interact with their graphics software. CATALYST™ Control Center delivers the industry's most stable 3D acceleration control software, providing exceptional graphics performance and breathtaking visual quality, while giving users complete command of their graphics processing unit.

Technology Features
SMARTSHADER™ HD
SMOOTHVISION™ HD
FULLSTREAM™ Real, DivX
Adaptive De-Interlace VIDEOSHADER™ HD
HYDRAVISION™ Yes
Hardware MPEG Encode Assist Yes
Specifications
Bus Type PCI Express x16
Memory Amount (MB) 256
Memory Type GDDR3
Memory Interface 256-bit
Memory Clock Speed (MHz) 590
Engine Clock Speed (MHz) 540
Pipelines 16
Pixel Fillrate 8.6 Gpixels
Geometry Rate 540 MTriangles
Display Support
VGA Yes
DVI Yes
Dual Monitor Display Dual DVI-I
YPrPb Out for HDTV Yes
S-Video Out Yes
Composite Out Yes
Multimedia Support
S-Video In Yes
Composite In Yes
TV Tuner No
FM Tuner No
DTV Tuner No
Remote Control Included No
EAZYLOOK Yes
Audio Out No
S/PDIF Out No

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Windows 7Tweaker

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Windows.7Tweaker.net: "Windows 7 tweaker download


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Windows 7Tweaker is a freeware Utility for tweaking and optimizing Windows 7 both 32-bit and 64-bit. It can simply be downloaded and used as a portable application to customize your Windows to meet your requirements. With judicious tweaking, it can tweak your system much faster, more stable, and more secure with just a few clicks. The 7tweaker detects whether you have Windows 7 installed and accordingly offers you the relevant tweaks only.
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A new nickname for Prime Minister of Canada

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The Automaton: "The Economist magazine has a new nickname for Stephen Harper: The Automaton. Seems appropriate to me. And these are, after all, the same folks that gave us Mr. Dithers so who knows, maybe the nickname will catch on.

The automaton goes on and on

Jan 24th 2008 | OTTAWA
From The Economist print edition

In two years in office Stephen Harper has earned respect but not love. Yet Canadians show no sign of tiring of bloodless politics



But Mr Harper has been unable to do much more than survive. Respected for his competence, he has all the charisma of an automaton. “I thought that people needed time to get used to Mr Harper,” says Roger Gibbins of the Canada West Foundation, an Alberta-based think-tank. “But it's turned out that to know Harper is not to love him.”




Saturday, August 21, 2010

Assassin's Creed

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Assassin's Creed 2 trainer

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Assassin's Creed Have you been keeping up with all the Assassin's Creed Brotherhood news coming out of GamesCom? If not, we've got some links to help you get caught up 

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Friday, August 20, 2010

Register Tool, Register ActiveX and COM componants with ease!

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Here is a small too I made for registering and unregistering ActiveX and COM controls.

Unlike RegSvr32.exe included with windows RegTool features a drag n' drop interface and a file chooser to make registration easy. for those who need or prefer command line options are also available.
RegTool registers files directly using the Windows API so it is not dependent on RegSvr32.exe although if you wish you can use the -p flag to force RegTool to use RegSvr32.exe tp register/unregister files.



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News Alert: U.S. fugitive couple captured

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U.S. fugitive couple captured
A U.S. prison escapee and his fiancée, who had been on the run since July 30, have been captured in northeastern Arizona, police say.
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