Archive for December, 2006

December 20th, 2006 by Keith

Super Mario War 1.7

Posted in Fun Stuff, Linux, Mac OS, Site News, Windows

Super Mario War

Remember the popular Nintendo Game, Super Mario? Well, this is probably one of the best posts that I will be making here, introducing the infamous Super Mario War 1.7. I believe there is any need to introduce more about Super Mario.

Basically, Super Mario War is simply a Super Mario multi-player game. Instead of going through stages and levels, the aim is to stomp as many other Marios as possible, in order to win the game. The interface used by the game is a very simple artwork taken from the Nintendo games. The sound is also from them as well.

For the developer of Super Mario War, it is a tribute to Nintendo as well as the game Mario War created by Samuele Poletto. There is also a forum set up for discussion.
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December 20th, 2006 by Keith

Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.1 Released

Posted in Linux, Mac OS, Site News, Web Apps, Windows

Firefox Logo

Not long since the last final release of Mozilla Firefox 2, the next one is out. Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.1 is likely to be more of bug fixes than any major changes.

List of Security Fixes

  1. MFSA 2006-76 XSS using outer window’s Function object
  2. MFSA 2006-75 RSS Feed-preview referrer leak
  3. MFSA 2006-73 Mozilla SVG Processing Remote Code Execution
  4. MFSA 2006-72 XSS by setting img.src to javascript: URI
  5. MFSA 2006-71 LiveConnect crash finalizing JS objects
  6. MFSA 2006-70 Privilege escallation using watch point
  7. MFSA 2006-69 CSS cursor image buffer overflow (Windows only)
  8. MFSA 2006-68 Crashes with evidence of memory corruption (rv:1.8.0.9/1.8.1.1)

If you are currently running Firefox, you may upgrade to the latest version directly from the browser. Otherwise, the setup file is available for download from the website.

Download Link
Mozilla Firefox 2.0.0.1

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December 20th, 2006 by Keith

SecretWeb 5.1a – Maintain Privacy While Surfing

Posted in Fun Stuff, Site News, Software Companies, Web Apps, Windows

SecretWeb

How would you like to keep out nosy people who are trying to trace what you are doing or browsing while online? Then, SecretWeb is probably one of the essential tools that you will need to maintain your secrecy.

SecretWeb 5.1a is a tool that allows you to secretly navigate over the web, in a way when you are surfing some particular websites, your desktop screen remains clear from browsing tools. A combination of keys (known as Secret keys or Hot keys) when pressed allows your web browser to disappear instantly from the screen, and not even on your taskbar.

It is particularly useful when someone important walks into the room, and you have no time to shut down your browser, or navigate away. An instant activation of this combination of key strokes just might save your day. When disappeared, another combination of keys will bring the browser back again. It also has an embedded RSS reader and a FTP client built-in on the application.

To know how useful this can be, use it for free!

Download Link
SecretWeb 5.1a

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December 19th, 2006 by Keith

ReelBean 2.5 for Mac – Movie Converter

Posted in Mac OS, Site News, Utilities

Reelbean

ReelBean is a movie converter and player for Macintosh. The latest version of ReelBean 2.5 offers many features that are only available in expensive Pro video applications, but ReelBean can be downloaded for free.

Available as a universal binary, the application is capable of running on Intel-based Macintosh computers as well as PowerPC-based machines. Most of advanced features are available for free. Some extra powerful features can be activated by purchasing a license for them. A license code costs only $15.

Download Link
ReelBean 2.5

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December 18th, 2006 by Keith

New-Ext 0.8 – Create Windows Folder

Posted in Site News, Utilities, Windows

New-Ext

New-Ext 0.8 is a Windows utility that allows user to create directory instantly. For instance, if you create a new folders, it will follow the template provided by the application, such as it follows the date string like “27.jun.2006″.

This is particularly useful when users tend to create lots of new folders and forget which one is which. Instead of “New Folder (1)” or “New Folder (53)”, this systematic way of managing new folders is certainly very helpful.

New-ext extends Windows Explorer context menu with a number of commands that create a directory based on a template you configure. The new folder name is based on the template string and current date.
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December 18th, 2006 by Keith

iSteg 1.5 – Encryption Tool for Mac

Posted in Development Software, Fun Stuff, Mac OS, Site News, Utilities

iSteg

For Macintosh users, check out the latest release of iSteg 1.5. iSteg is an encryption tool that allows users to hide files within an image, such as jpeg format. The type of encryption technology is knwon as steganography.

iSteg is a frontend for the opensource tool outguess 2.0 and can be used to both encode and decode a hidden file. Furthermore, the release version is a universal binary application, thus it can run natively on both PowerPC as well as Intel-based Macintoshs.

Available free for download, try it out today. Source codes are also available.

Download Link
iSteg 1.5 (binary)
iSteg 1.5 (source code)

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December 17th, 2006 by Keith

Zina 1.0 RC 1 – MP3 Streamer

Posted in Development Software, Fun Stuff, Linux, Site News, Utilities, Web Apps

Zina

Don’t be mistaken. Zina 1.0 RC 1 is not an MP3 player nor a jukebox that runs from your computer. Instead, it is a graphical interface engine that adds to your MP3 collection that can run on its own, embedded into an existing website.

Furthermore, if you run a CMS site such as Postnuke, PHPNuke, Xoops, Mambo, Drupal or e107, it has module for Zina to be plug onto the site. Think of it as Andromeda, it is similiar to that, except it is released under the GNU GPL.
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December 17th, 2006 by Keith

SudokuDan 0.2.3 – Free Macintosh Game

Posted in Fun Stuff, Linux

SudokuDan Screenshot

Sudoku is a very popular game originated from Japan. So, if you have heard of it, seen it or played it, then you’ll likely know what it is all about. SudokuDan is a free software that allow users to enter, generate and solve Sudoku puzzles.

Note that, SudokuDan is a Macintosh program, and it runs on Mac OS version 10.4. If you have other versions, it might just work fine too. Version 0.2.3 is compiled as a universal binary, so it will also run on Intel-based Macintosh.

Have fun!!

Download Link
SudokuDan 0.2.3

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December 17th, 2006 by Keith

CPU Load 1.0 – Yahoo! Widget

Posted in Fun Stuff, Mac OS, Site News, Utilities, Windows

CPU Load - Yahoo! Widget

I believe most of you will understand straightaway what this application does. The CPU Load is a Yahoo! Widget that displays the current load of your computer’s CPU utilization. Since it is only at version 1.0, more improvement may be required.

Some feedbacks have suggested that the reading hard to see, but that may become more legible when the CPU load becomes 100%. Nonetheless, it is a nice simple application to let you check your CPU load if your system is running heavily.

The latest release version is supposed to be 2.0, which can be downloaded from the link below.

Download Link
CPU Load

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