Every now and again, a free utility or application stands out from the crowd. CodySafe from Codyssey is just such a tool. It's a portable application that is a menu utility for other portable applications. From CodySafe, you can download, launch, and manage a wide range of portable applications, everything from simple multimedia players and editors to a comprehensive "Swiss Army" suite of system management tools that would be perfect for on-call techs and others who have to fix things on the fly. Codyssey claims you can use it to turn a USB flash drive into a &… Read more
Few tasks in life approach the horror that is modern commercial air travel. Arguably the most dreaded aspect of which is the infamous security checkpoint, where one's person and belongings are poured over, with a curiously particular attention paid to shoes, liquids, and naturally, laptops. There are two certainties to life on the checkpoint line: a TSA employee will repeatedly implore people on the line to remove their laptops for a solo trip down the X-ray machine conveyor belt; and that you'll inevitably get stuck behind some guy who forgot to take his laptop out, thereby holding up … Read more
Not to be outdone, the Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA) has now awarded Red Hat two CODiEs for Best Open Source Solution (Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5) and Best Identity Management Solution (Red Hat Directory Server).
You'd think that Red Hat would learn to share, but it seems to be intent on winning everything itself. :-)
Despite these accolades, I still find myself asking, "What'… Read more