Get a Reminder to Unplug Your USB Flash Drive from the Computer

Flash Drive Reminder is a handy utility for people who work across different computers and carry their data on a USB memory stick. This will display a desktop reminder saying that the USB drive is still in the computer if you try to log off without unplugging the stick.

Bloggers Write Text Backwards to Bypass Web Filters in China

Bloggers and journalists in China are using a novel approach to bypass Internet filters in their country – they write backwards or from right to left. The content therefore remains readable by human beings but defeats the web filtering software.

Convert & Read Adobe PDF Files on Amazon Kindle

Adobe PDF is most popular file format for books, magazines, help files and technical manuals. If you like to read PDF files on your Kindle (the ebook reader from Amazon), there are three possible hacks.

Adobe Acrobat Reader 9 for Acrobat.com Users

Adobe Reader 9, the free PDF viewer from Adobe, is up for grabs. The new release looks almost identical to Adobe Reader 8 though it loads slightly faster and is integrated with Acrobat.com.

Visualize Units of Measurement Without Getting Technical

Sensible Units is a web based unit conversion service that helps you visualize complex units and measurements using real and more sensible objects like CDs, golf ball, Harry Potter books, elephants or even AA batteries.