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Firefox: “I see where you are!”, Me: “No, ya don’t!” [Turning off Geolocation Tracking in Firefox]

Geolocation Tracking/Tagging, ever heard of it? No? Check out the link! Short version: It’s the identification of your geological location. Can be good, can be bad. I don’t like being stalked though! Firefox, by standard, has geolocation tracking enabled. If you don’t want it, turn it off with a few simple steps: Type in “about:config”… Read more Firefox: “I see where you are!”, Me: “No, ya don’t!” [Turning off Geolocation Tracking in Firefox]

Fraps & VirtualDub: How to save disk space and enjoy good quality, small file size HD video clips

The biggest problem most of us face while recording gameplay clips with Fraps is its disk space usage. Fraps records everything uncompressed, continuously (free version is limited to 30 sec.) and sequential. Meaning from start till stop the “whole” clip is split into single 4GB files (For FAT32 filesystem user convenience). The length of a… Read more Fraps & VirtualDub: How to save disk space and enjoy good quality, small file size HD video clips

Remove driver leftovers with Driver Sweeper!

A long time ago I had DriverCleaner, a tool to remove certain driver leftovers! Lately I’ve had to battle with some odd issues about my graphic card driver leftovers. They just won’t delete. I wanted a clean de-installation because some games started to act up. So I set out to look for a modern and… Read more Remove driver leftovers with Driver Sweeper!

Using Firefox 3.x? Speed it up by vacuuming its SQLite database!

Recently I stumbled onto some tips how to speed up ones Firefox. Firefox, since the version 3, uses a SQLite database for various tasks such as storing bookmarks, histories, site specific preferences and backups. Over time it’s get filled up with unnecessary and old info if you want, and there’s a simple method to ditch… Read more Using Firefox 3.x? Speed it up by vacuuming its SQLite database!