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PHP-Nuke Membership Enhancements Score: More about Read More...

Posted on Wednesday, April 09, 2008 @ 06:39:55 CDT in General
by kguske

Looking for an enhanced membership modules for your PHP-Nuke site? There are a couple of options. Read More...
 

 

Free phone services Score: More about Read More...

Posted on Friday, January 18, 2008 @ 12:53:53 CST in General
by kguske

Live in Peoria, but want a local phone number in Chicago? Constantly changing phone numbers, and tired of losing contact with your clients and friends?

Check out GrandCentral.

Recently acquired by Google, Grand Central provides a phone number that rings all your phones, digital voicemail, and a number of other features - free. Read More...
 

 

Free Web-based Office Applications Score: More about Read More...

Posted on Sunday, June 24, 2007 @ 16:24:56 CDT in General
by kguske

The increase in availability and quality of web-based applications may spell the end for Microsoft's venerable Office suite of productivity applications. As if the threat from freeware applications like Open Office wasn't enough, new web-based alternatives are arriving almost daily to compete with the likes of Word, Excel and Powerpoint.

Does it mean that web-based versions of MS Office applications are in the works? Don't hold your breath. But being able to edit documents, create spreadsheets, edit images, and track email, tasks and customers should get less expensive, if not easier, since most of the applications in our web-based office toolbox are free.
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Windows Calculator replacements Score: More about Read More...

Posted on Tuesday, October 18, 2005 @ 11:02:59 CDT in General
by kguske

The Windows calculator leaves much to be desired. Fortunately, there are many replacements with excellent features, including AddUp, Auditor Calculator, calcANT, ESBcalc, Moffsoft FreeCalc, and Willy's Freeware Calculator. Each offers a unique blend of extras that make CALC.exe obsolete.

** NOTE: Removed AddUp as it is not free

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Comparison of PHP HTML Filter Tools Score: More about Read More...

Posted on Saturday, October 15, 2005 @ 02:10:47 CDT in General
by kguske

Several tools (mostly classes) give PHP applications the ability to strip bad HTML, enforce XHTML compliance, and more. These tools include Cyberai InputFilter, Deric Rethans filter, HTML Filter for PHP, HTML_Safe, kses, and Safe HTML checker. This comparison shows some of the important differences.

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Free Opera license - <strike>tonight only</strike> Score: More about Read More...

Posted on Tuesday, August 30, 2005 @ 19:57:37 CDT in General
by kguske

Update: Opera is now ad free permanently Opera Software is temporarily offering the paid version of its browser for free, as part of its 10th anniversary celebration, the company announced Tuesday. Read More...
 

 

Comparison of browser-based WYSIWYG editors Score: More about Read More...

Posted on Tuesday, May 03, 2005 @ 14:03:48 CDT in General
by kguske

The rise of portals and content management systems (CMS) has enabled webmasters to create and to maintain websites without using expensive web tools and time-consuming file transfers. This comparison details the features and capabilities of these tools, which can be and, in some cases, already have been integrated into open-source applications like PHP-Nuke.

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Is Your Wireless Network Secure? Score: More about Read More...

Posted on Monday, November 08, 2004 @ 12:14:12 CST in General
by kguske

You lock the door and turn on the alarm, thinking your home is safe. But if you have an unsecured wireless network, think again. Read more to understand the problems, risks, technologies and solutions for securing wireless networks.
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Free Windows Security Toolbox Score: More about Read More...

Posted on Wednesday, October 27, 2004 @ 15:55:23 CDT in General
by kguske

Microsoft's recent focus on security and the release of Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) doesn't mean we can stop worrying about viruses, worms, and spam, but the utility software in our Free Windows Security Toolbox can help us worry less. In fact, these utilities are so powerful, you may no longer need the McAfee, Norton, or TrendMicro security suites. Read More...
 

 

PHP-Nuke Security Tools Score: More about Read More...

Posted on Thursday, June 03, 2004 @ 00:21:39 CDT in General
by kguske

Here is a comparison of the advertised features of 7 tools for protecting PHP-Nuke-based websites. Each tool has its own unique features to help you protect your Php-Nuke-based website. This comparison can help you choose among alternatives.
Updated 6/14/2005 with NukeSentinel(tm) version 2.3.0
Updated 12/19/2004 with NukeSentinel(tm) version 2.1.2
Updated 10/7/2004 with additions to Protector System
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