Thursday, November 27, 2008

imgBurn - Freeware CD/DVD burning software

Another from JJ

Bonus is that it can fix filters that are installed by some DVD programs (such as quicktime). The filters install Digital Rights management that can prevent other programs from burning when the installed software (like quicktime) is deinstalled.

ImgBurn (2008) The Official imgBurn Web Site/ Retrieved November 27, 2008 from

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Personal google

Due to the number of searches I do, Google has decided to dedicate a page just for me.

Google for virtualMV

(Found by Robyn P)

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Checking your internet (broadband?) speed

Another one from JJ

Has a neat graphical interface. 

Ookla (n.d.) The Global Broadband Speed Test. Retrieved November 12, 2008 from

Google Scholar (finding the original paper)

In some cases google scholar may store alternative versions of a paper which can contain a readible version, and these can be found by clicking on the "All n versions" hyperlink.

Purdy, K. (2008) Get Around Academic Paper Restrictions. Retrieved November 11, 2008 from

Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Mootools - a compact, modular, Object-Oriented JavaScript framework

From JJ. 

MooTools is a compact, modular, Object-Oriented JavaScript framework designed for the intermediate to advanced JavaScript developer. It allows you to write powerful, flexible, and cross-browser code with its elegant, well documented, and coherent API.

  • Home page:

  • Demos:

  • Ajax example downloads: