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December 2005 - Posts

Windows market place is not just for shareware softwares. There are lots of free stuff there.

You can find Soduku for PocketPC, Skype Client, Adobe Reader and other cool tools.

"Libjingle - Google Talk Voice and P2P Interoperability Library

Libjingle is a set of components provided by Google to interoperate with Google Talk's peer-to-peer and voice calling capabilities. The package includes source code for Google's implementation of Jingle and Jingle-Audio, two proposed extensions to the XMPP standard that are currently available in experimental draft form. " many things to play with and so little time...

How many times do you need some files from your PC when you are on the road? Your resume, a client presentation or any other file.

Maybe none in your case :) but I badly needed this on several occasions. Well, you don't need to worry about it any more as you'll see here how to access/find anything using any device which support a decent browser. The solution is FolderShare + Google Desktop Search.


1. eBay Developer Challenge 2006: Innovate with O'Reilly and eBay Web Services:

Important Dates:

Starts: November 14, 2005
Ends: January 31, 2006

Judgement Criteria:

a. Category/vertical search (re-mix eBay to help people find things more efficiently)

b. Web mash-up (re-mix eBay with another Web service)

c. Multi-platform (integrate eBay with Skype, PayPal, Outlook, GNOME, TiVo, etc.) applications

2. Microsoft / Amazon Web Services Developer Contest:

Important Dates:

Starts: September 13, 2005
Ends: December 31, 2005

Judgement Criteria:

a) Creativity of Application
   The uniqueness of the idea or implementation.

b) AWS Service Integration
   The quality and extent to which the AWS services are integrated into the application as a whole.

c) Commercial Appeal
   The consumer or business value represented in the application, e.g., is there market appeal for the application?

d) Fit and Polish
   How good is the look and feel?  How stable and robust is the application?

"We warned you: short WPA passphrases could be cracked—and now the software exists: The folks who wrote tinyPEAP, a firmware replacement for two Linksys router models that has on-board RADIUS authentication using 802.1X plus PEAP, released a WPA cracking tool."


The Original Macintosh

Anecdotes about the development of Apple's original Macintosh computer, and the people who created it.

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