I was looking around a while for a nice RSS feed reader that would work like an IM client. That is, something lightweight that would sit in the system tray until I wanted it, would be easy to customize the console view, look great, and only show the text of the feed – I don’t need yet another browser applicati0n.

And I found it: KlipFolio.


Looks great, can be skinned, and has cool modules to do things like check weather, GMail, and ftp servers. […]

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WordPress & Open-Source

I must say that WordPress installed very easy. As painless as it could be. Plug-ins and themes are a bit more work than they could be – some of the newer BBS systems have that down to almost an art form.

But most open-source content systems are pretty good these days. Installation is usually a snap and the community surrounding the projects donates themes and plug-ins and you name it. And it’s all free.

If you have the smarts to drive the bus, that is. […]

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Review: Micron Millenia TS2

All in all this is one awesome machine. I could have saved a couple of hunred bucks with a Dell or Gateway, but it was worth it to get enough speed to last me for 2 or 3 years. There's bound to be price reductions for the holiday season, so if you're looking for a cool new PC, I can recommend the Micron whole-heartedly. Continue reading →