January 7, 2006

Virtual Hard Drive–Run computer programs up to 340 times faster in RAM

Posted in Utilities at 9:02 pm by Jeffrey Guo

Virtual Hard Drive
Virtual Hard Drive takes a portion of your system memory (RAM) and uses it like a hard disk drive, dramatically increasing read and write times. Applications perform up to 340 time faster, making Virtual Hard Drive the software of choice for anyone looking to reduce the load and response time of calculation-intensive applications. Applications that show the most performance improvement with Virtual Hard Drive include:

    • Games
    • Internet Explorer (cache for faster web surfing)
    • Audio and video editing programs
    • 2D graphics applications like Photoshop and Illustrator
    • CAD and 3D programs
    • Software compilers
    • Databases
    • Custom applications with high I/O, high bandwidth, or high security requirements
    • SETI processing
    • TEMP files
    • Swap space
    • Web server cache

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Testing my Hard Disk –Maxtor 6Y080L0

Posted in Ivyblog, Utilities at 4:47 pm by Jeffrey Guo

Maxtor 6Y080L0 Drive Review

FAQ applies to Maxtor DiamondMax Plus 9 model

Active SMART - hard drive diagnostic
Active SMART utilizes the S.M.A.R.T. technology to track the status
of the computer hard disks. Its main goal is timely detecting and
anticipating any problems, occurring with the disk, before the danger
of the data loss appears. More…
The user is not aware about imminent disk failure if Active SMART is not installed on the system          Active SMART reports information about imminent hard disk failure to the user
HD Tune V2.50 (Freeware)
HD Tune is a Hard Disk utility which has the following functions:

  • Benchmark: measures the performance
  • Info: shows detailed information
  • Health: checks the health status by using SMART
  • Error Scan: scans the surface for errors
  • Temperature display
  • Mouse Gestures for Firefox web-browser v.s. Opera

    Posted in Utilities at 2:05 pm by Jeffrey Guo

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    Mouse Gestures are a fast way to execute commands without using the keyboard,menus or toolbars. Instead, the user holds down a mouse button (usually the right one), moves the mouse in a certain way to form a gesture, then releases the mouse button. More…
    Firefox Browser Mouse Gestures V.S. Opera’s Mouse Gestures

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    Cybernet PC within a keyboard

    Posted in Ivyblog at 11:31 am by Jeffrey Guo

    Announced at the CES and sat very much at the quirkier end of the market is the catchily-named Cybernet ZPC-9000 – effectively a computer embedded into a standard 104 keyboard.

  • Pentium 4 CPU
  • 2GB of DDR-400MHz Memory
  • 1GB Ethernet LAN
  • 7-in-1 Card Reade
  • 2-Button touchpad
  • CD-RW/DVD and Fourth Generation Intel Extreme graphics controller
  • January 6, 2006

    Full customize your Firefox 1.5

    Posted in Ivyblog at 10:05 pm by Jeffrey Guo

    1, Firstly, you should download the Firefox 1.5. For more about Firefox, check it out here.
    2, Secondly, checking it out here about “How To Manage Profiles“.

    3, Downloading the Firefox Extensions, Themes, Plugins.
    Recommending Exensions:
    1-ClickWeather, All-in-One Sidebar, Flashgot, Tabbrower Preference, Highlighter, Tweak Network, Gmail Manager, Wizz RSS Reader, Google Toolbar, del,icio.us, Blogmark, Blinklist, Shadows, Performancing, etc.  For more…

    January 5, 2006

    37signals.com web is simple Now

    Posted in webs-programming at 1:58 pm by Jeffrey Guo

    “37signals’ products are beautifully simple, elegant and
    intuitive tools that make an Outlook screen look like the software
    equivalent of a torture chamber.”-Jeremy Wagstaff, The Wall Street Journal
    More details here.

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    I-Logix Rhapsody–Model Driven Development

    Posted in Electronics, Industrial-Appz at 1:38 pm by Jeffrey Guo

    I-Logix is the worldwide leading provider of Collaborative Model-Driven Development (MDD) solutions for systems design through software development focused on real-time UML embedded applications.The newest release of Rhapsody 6.1(Chinese by 9iv.com), offers a rich feature set to users with key enabling technologies that empower designers and developers to use SysML, DoDAF, CORBA and in a natural, easy-to-use tool environment. Loaded with enhancements and new features to make a seamless and efficient environment for systems, software and testability, the new tool family represents a “best of breed” solution to users.
    I-Logix Rhapsody在业界享有盛誉。美国国家航空暨太空总署(NASA)的火星探路者航天器就是运用Rhapsody在VxWorks上开发应用程序。根据第三方的报告,Rhapsody正在迅速成为国防/航空航天领域首选的MDD(模型驱动开发,Model Driven Development)开发环境,在一系列项目中被作为主要开发工具来使用,如Joint Strike Fighter (JSF),Future Combat Systems (FCS) and F-22等,同时在通讯、医疗、汽车和消费电子等领域赢得快速持续的增长。More… by VeryCD

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    Posted in Industrial-Appz at 1:08 pm by Jeffrey Guo

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    Geomagic Studio automatically generates an accurate digital model from any physical part. The world’s #1 software for automated reverse engineering, Geomagic Studio is also ideal for emerging applications such as mass production of customized devices, build-to-order manufacturing, and automatic re-creation of legacy parts.More..

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    MasterCAM X V10

    Posted in Industrial-Appz at 1:04 pm by Jeffrey Guo

    Mastercam is the most commonly used CAD/CAM software worldwide* and remains the program of choice among CNC programmers. Mastercam X is the next generation of our popular program, delivering a new simplified,customizable interface with more power, and solid modeling tools designed for the NC programmer. Mastercam X Solids is available as an add-on to most Mastercam X products. More…

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    Posted in Industrial-Appz at 12:59 pm by Jeffrey Guo

    EDS公司的Unigraphics NX是一个产品工程解决方案,它为用户的产品设计及加工过程提供了数字化造型和验证手段。Unigraphics NX针对用户的虚拟产品设计和工艺设计的需求,提供了经过实践验证的解决方案。Unigraphics NX为设计师和工程师提供了一个产品开发的崭新模式,它不仅对几何的操纵,更重要的是团队将能够根据工程需求进行产品开发。Unigraphics NX能够有效地捕捉、利用和共享数字化工程完整过程中的知识,事实证明为企业带来了战略性的收益。More…

    NX is a next-generation digital product development system that helps companies transform the product lifecycle. With the industry’s broadest suite of integrated, fully associative CAD/CAM/CAE applications, NX touches the full range of development processes in product design,manufacturing and simulation.More…

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    Vericut V6

    Posted in Industrial-Appz at 12:19 pm by Jeffrey Guo

    VERICUT software
    simulates CNC machining so you can detect collisions and errors before the program is loaded on the machine and eliminate manual prove-outs!

    VERICUT also optimizes NC program cutting speeds for more efficient machining, even for high speed machines!

    数控加工仿真 by VeryCD
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    January 2, 2006

    Zoto Photoblogging

    Posted in webs-programming at 9:46 am by Jeffrey Guo

    Take the Tour here.

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    Gollum Browser Wikipedia Browser

    Posted in Open Source Appz at 9:39 am by Jeffrey Guo

    Gollum is the name of my newest crime of invention. By reducing the
    complexity of information, I have created a fast and eyefriendly
    browser through the free encyclopedia “Wikipedia”. Originally this
    invention was built up for my daughter but now I have expanded it to
    the world for free as an open source project under GPL.More…

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    January 1, 2006

    MIT’s OpenCourseWare

    Posted in Ivyblog, Open Source Appz at 9:04 pm by Jeffrey Guo

    MIT OpenCourseWare
    a free and open educational resource for faculty, students, and
    self-learners around the world. OCW supports MIT’s mission to advance
    knowledge and education, and serve the world in the 21st century. It is
    true to MIT’s values of excellence, innovation, and leadership.More…

    MIT OCW:

    • Is a publication of MIT course materials
    • Does not require any registration
    • Is not a degree-granting or certificate-granting activity
    • Does not provide access to MIT faculty

    Learn more about MIT OCW…

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    Foxit PDF Reader

    Posted in Utilities at 8:05 pm by Jeffrey Guo

    A free reader/viewer/printer
    for PDF documents. Unlike Adobe® Reader,
    this one has size less than 1M, needs
    no installation and opens up immediately.
    Protable Document Format (PDF) Tools. Download them here.

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