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Omar M.

Member since: Jun 8th, 2009

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Volumouse 2 goes 64-bit, adds per-application volume control (Download Squad)

Mar 28th 2011 11:21AM nice, but can it increase the volume gain to 200%?
if not, i wonder if there is any application that can increase the overall volume of a machine.

Google's Native Client updates to Pepper API, looks set to fragment the Web (Download Squad)

Feb 21st 2011 7:35AM Chrome will never be anything like IE6.. it is compliant with the common web standards, which is not the case with IE6.. hell, even IE 7 and 8 are not fully compliant with these standards.

adding new things isn't the problem, the problem is refusing to support the old things that everyone else agreed upon, coz you're too stubborn to move on.

How to recognize an email scam or phishing attempt (Download Squad)

Jan 1st 2011 1:32PM you could have summed it up with one sentence really..

no stranger will ever give you 10,000 dollars or more via email... ever!

20+ essential programs for your new Windows computer (Download Squad)

Dec 24th 2010 4:16PM @mko winamp is a huge resource hogger.. i use Aimp, and its perfect.

Stupid Windows Trick: just start typing to jump to a specific file in Explorer (Download Squad)

Dec 17th 2010 5:19PM Common Lee, I've been doing so since Windows ME. it sure came in handy a lot though.

How to block ads or annoying services like Tynt in any browser, on any computer -- without additional software (Download Squad)

Jun 17th 2010 11:28AM this is a tech site, i doubt that anyone here doesn't know what ads are, and i sure am ready to bet that no one who visits such sites has clicked an ad in a long time, what with adblock plus and all.. so if we're not clicking them, might as well hide them!
and don't worry, there are millions of regular web surfers who don't even know what ads are, and they are more than happy to click those ads to help google and its brothers. and to help you calm down!

Web inventor: Sorry about the // (Download Squad)

Oct 16th 2009 6:51PM The Internet and the World Wide Web are not the same thing!

The Internet is the physical structure (hardware), while the WWW is mostly the software layer.

Symantec release 2010 Norton security products (Download Squad)

Sep 14th 2009 10:16PM I don't get why would anyone use a paid AV while there are great free ones, like Avira for instance..
i've been using it for about a year now, and i think its pretty sufficient..
on the other hand, the last time i used Norton was 4 years ago!

5 things I wish some people wouldn't install on their PCs (Download Squad)

Jun 24th 2009 7:19AM couldn't agree more.. thanks lee.
i wish people wouldn't install:

Norton Antivirus.. it was the best, now its crap. use Avira
Nero.. nothing is more bloated. use Magic ISO or InfraRecorder
Winzip.. if you have to use cracked commercial software, there is winrar :)
Adobe Reader.. seriously.. use Foxit
Winamp.. Use Aimp

40+ awesome free Windows apps you can download in 2 seconds (Download Squad)

Jun 8th 2009 12:29AM btw, all of those apps are portable :)