portable firefox, browser on a usb device

portable firefox, browser on a usb device

a few of ya’ll sent this in, and it’s handy enough that it deserves a post!

portable firefox is a fully functional package of firefox optimized for use on a usb key drive. it has some specially-selected optimizations to make it perform faster and extend the life of your usb key as well as a specialized launcher that will allow most of your favorite extensions to work as you switch computers.

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powerpoint on ipods and portable media centers

powerpoint on ipods

there’s a new tool (for macs) that will export powerpoint, pdfs and keynote slides for use on the ipod photo, $18 or you can use my how-to to do the same.  an ipod photo, portable media center or any device that plays photos will do. might be a good way to get the boss to let you expense one of these. in the how-to i pump the images out to a headset display, which is part of a cool project that’ll i’ll post about later.

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use gameboy sp batteries with the new nintendo ds

battery

we’re going to try this out to confirm, but the folks at lik-sang cracked up their nintendo ds and it seems that you can chop off the two nubs on a gameboy sp battery and use them in the ds, which is good because we have a couple super-sp batteries here we’re going to try out. if it works, or if it doesn’t i’ll post it up.

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