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Archive for January, 2009

Video Quality and Compression detail tags – DETAILED!

Posted by Arif on January 31, 2009

Ever wanted to know what all those CAM, RIP, XVID and all those tags that came along with torrent files meant? Well, read along to know.

A cam is a theater rip usually done with a digital video camera. A mini tripod is sometimes used, but a lot of the time this wont be possible, so the camera make shake. Also seating placement isn’t always idle, and it might be filmed from an angle. If cropped properly, this is hard to tell unless there’s text on the screen, but a lot of times these are left with triangular borders on the top and bottom of the screen. Sound is taken from the onboard microphone of the camera, and especially in comedies, laughter can often be heard during the film. Due to these factors picture and sound quality are usually quite poor, but sometimes we’re lucky, and the theater will be fairly empty and a fairly clear signal will be heard.

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Most useful Addons for Firefox 3

Posted by Arif on January 22, 2009

Addons for Firefox has a great deal of awesomeness (don’t sue me for this, Panda) among them. There are thousands of addons that you can add to the application, based upon the desire and purpose. There are media players, bookmark managers, cookie managers, session savers, enhanced color charters, weather view and all sorts of stuff.


Here a few addons which i think will be really beneficial for that ‘boost’ in your browsing and time-keeping experience.

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Best Midfielder in the world? Paul Scholes!

Posted by Arif on January 22, 2009

As the topic header goes, if you ask me who i think is the best midfielder in the Premiership or should i say, the world, then i would not tilt my head to some one other than this man, Paul Scholes. Ever since i seen him play, i felt that this guy was one ‘unsung’ hero in the Manchester United squad. He’s never got a player of the season or player of the year award, or any other recognisable individual titles to his name. But say what, he is the engine room of Manchester United, he is what makes those amazing passes and amazing goals and shots,  he was among the ones that shaped that fateful season of 1999, where United won the astounding treble. I been a fan of this guy since then. Add to that, he, along with fellow teammate and fellow legend (lol), Ryan Giggs, is a one man club. Now, thats something.


My interest fired up when i saw what legends like Zidane and Scheimechel and lots of other players, had to say about this great player.

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Check your system (unit) temperatures with HW MONITOR

Posted by Arif on January 21, 2009

Recently, when I was, as usual, gaming with a friend on LAN, both of us on laptops (Half Life 2 Death match, CounterStrike Source, Pro Evolution Soccer and all those), he constantly kept saying that the laptop of his was getting hot and he was worried of what levels of temperatures he must be getting (I am not going to mention which brand he was using, that i presume should be left as another debate for another time 😉 ). Anyways, when I checked the machine, temperatures were humongous, to a level where I joked we don’t need our kitchen stove anymore (we can cook on the machine), for which i got a straight stare…OK, corny jokes apart..

That’s when I remembered that I haven’t introduced a software to him. And I did. And so here is that neat little thing that I think you should know too, a little something that lets you know your machine temperatures.

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Posted by Arif on January 21, 2009


These were my first words when i saw how long it has been since this blog got inactive. That was from my side, but it still got visitors for the existing posts. The matter for me to completely ‘disconnect’ from blogging was my previous design. It got ‘screwed up’ to the point where it didnt look like a normal blog. I have NO IDEA of what had happened then to make it look like that, but what ever i did to change the style seemed to be in vain.

I had checked forums and CSS customisation sections of almost everywhere, but i couldnt figure out what was the thing that made this page look like this. Anyways, i am glad to get a working design now, so i guess the rest of the writing will follow up as normal…

So you guys do stick around… 😉

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Its been a while…yes…

Posted by Arif on January 21, 2009

Yup! Its been a while now since i did something with my blog. The last year which went fast to say the least, has been an equally important year with lots of happenings and lots of things that was got and was lost, bouts of happiness and equally, bouts of sadness. Now i seek to spend a good amount of time for my blog, this time onwards, its been a kinda slow but updrift journey for this. And i have got lots of topics coming…so wait up…

And Lets hope you too enjoy the ride… Cheerios! 🙂

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