Scoble recaps reviews of MSN Desktop Search

Anyone checked out MSN’s new desktop search yet? I’ve installed it at work and like it – Scoble has a bunch of reviews from others on the web. Now if only someone could show how to index the web browser cache. A previous search engine I used could index the cache, effectively helping you find …

Update: Netgear Router Slows down when you get too close?

My brother’s Netgear Router slows down when he got too close. He ended up returning the router for a Linksys WRT54G and everything is working fine. We think the problem was interference – other wireless devices on the same channel and he couldn’t get his Netgear router to change channels. The netgear router was stuck on channel …

Security update for Windows XP SP2

Friends and family – expect a Windows update to occur in the next day or so. You have automatic updates enabled, right? This defect only can only be taken advantage of if the attacker can already log into your machine, so don’t panic over this. And be glad you are running SP2 – otherwise there …

Netgear Router Slows down when you get too close?

My brother just got a Netgear router – the WGR614 I think. He’s noticed that whenever he gets close to it, like within 10 feet, his Toshiba M2V laptop (Intel 802.11G chipset) drops to 11 Mbps or less. Somtimes down to 2 Mbps. Works full speed from greater distances and even through walls. Anyone ever …

Dino Rossi 80% likely to win 3rd recount

I didn’t double check Stefan’s numbers, but glancing over them, it looks right. According to him, he’s 80% confident that Rossi will win the 3rd recount based on how the recount is going so far. He goes into a lot of detail of what it would take for Gregoire to reverse the trend and pull …