יום שני, יולי 14, 2008
Tamir Khason has create a handy free program, that knows to backup and restore all wireless networks setting from your computer. Tamir has released this program to OpenUp. Why is this tool useful? - "For some reason, there is no way to do it by using regular Windows Vista tools. This feature is extremely useful, when you have to reinstall your computer or use the same settings of wireless networks for different machines" Thanks Tamir!
יום שלישי, יוני 17, 2008
Roni Furer has released a great green open source project call TurningOffService to OpenUp.
About the project: By turning off your computer instead of leaving it in sleep mode, you can save 40 watt-hours per day. That adds up to 4 cents a day, or $14 per year. Turning off a computer extends its lifetime, contrary to some misconceptions. Leaving a computer running the whole year will cost you more than 1,000 kWh/y, or almost as much a the total electricity consumption of a high-efficiency household. The easy-to-install windows service "TurningOffService" forces a computer shotdown in an hour chosen by...