Showing posts from May, 2012

QuickTime Player & Downloading MP3 Files in Firefox

If you have Firefox installed with the QuickTime plugin installed you wouldn't be able to download MP3 files. If you left click a link to an MP3 file the QuickTime player will open to read the file instead of the box inviting you to save it. Now if you right click the page in which the player is you are presented with a box that reads this: Feature Requires QuickTime X Pro Save As Source allows you to keep a copy of this movie on your computer in its original format. Get QuickTime X Pro today to enable this and dozens of other great features. So what the Steve Jobs (Apple) guys are doing is they remove the download functionality from your browser & then ask you to pay to get it back! This is what I call plain scam. I have better & most importantly completely FREE ways to let you download your old good MP3 files: METHOD #1 Go back to the page where the MP3 link is, right-click on the link, choose "Save Link As..." METHOD #2 In case the 1st method fai

Tagging Everyone at Birth to Control Everyone's Life ... & Death

That is the newest futuristic idea on BBC Future by Sci-Fi novelist Elizabeth Moon: "If I were empress of the Universe I would insist on every individual having a unique ID permanently attached - a barcode if you will... "It would be imprinted on everyone at birth... "Having such a unique barcode would have many advantages. In war soldiers could easily differentiate legitimate targets...". This is the best answer I read, by Christopher Akritidis in a Facebook comment: "Why bother with half-measures? What we need is an implant that can function as a GPS, that transmits data from all our senses along with our emotions and that can release endorphins or deliver small electric shocks. Oh, and we definitely need a cool, 'instant kill' button... just for those pesky terrorists, you know... so you can all feel safe, warm and fuzzy inside, all the time".

How To Install ionCube Loaders the Very Easy Way

When I first googled "How to Install ionCube Loaders on Linux" I found tutorials talking about some ioncube-install-assistant.php file that should but doesn't exist in the loaders packages. Then I read about the Loader Wizard on the Loaders page and all was magically solved like by a wizard :) The wizard comes with its own instructions but try to follow mine first for I believe they are simpler & contain useful tips (especially if you are like me on a VPS or dedicated & using Linux): - First download the Loader Wizard package ; - Unpack it using 7-Zip (or Winrar or whatever) to find loader-wizard.php that you'll upload (using FTP or whatever) somewhere on your server where you can run it from a web browser; for example (don't care about what the README file says :p); - Now you run the file by going to from your browser (make sure Javascript