Links 'o Plenty (Ultimate Links Thread)

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Re: Links 'o Plenty (Ultimate Links Thread)

Postby Alathald » Fri Feb 08, 2008 5:59 pm

I recently ran across tuxmobil.org and didn't see it on the list. It seems to be a fairly extensive resource for Linux compatibility on mobile devices.
TuxMobil is dedicated to Linux and Mobile Computers. It leads you to a lot of useful hands-on information, HOWTOs, and FAQs about installing and running Linux, BSD, Solaris and other unixlike operating systems on laptops, notebooks, handhelds, PDAs, mobile cellular phones, portable music and video players, GPS navigation devices, wearables and other portable computer gadgets.
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Re: Links 'o Plenty (Ultimate Links Thread)

Postby barone » Wed Jan 28, 2009 8:33 am

wow what a compilation, thank you so much!
I will be adding like an eighth of these to my bookmarks, as well as bookmarking this page.

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Re: Links 'o Plenty (Ultimate Links Thread)

Postby DSFlyman » Wed Feb 18, 2009 8:46 pm

Thanks for doing the legwork. Looks like I have a few years ahead of me to go through them all.

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Re: Links 'o Plenty (Ultimate Links Thread)

Postby netizen » Sat Jun 20, 2009 12:24 am

Thanks for your mega list buddy :)

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Re: Links 'o Plenty (Ultimate Links Thread)

Postby Camride » Thu Aug 13, 2009 5:15 am

Any plans on updating the OP? There's alot of dated stuff in there as well as alot of great stuff.
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Re: Links 'o Plenty (Ultimate Links Thread)

Postby /dev/null » Mon Sep 28, 2009 8:24 pm

sorry this definitely needs a link to the coolest screen saver ever if its going to supposedly be an "Ultimate Links Thread"

www.electricsheep.org

enjoy ^_^

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Re: Links 'o Plenty (Ultimate Links Thread)

Postby gsimpson63 » Wed Sep 30, 2009 9:39 am

This is the best collection of links I seen..well something I can use!
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Re: Links 'o Plenty (Ultimate Links Thread)

Postby ckthecerealkiller » Mon Oct 05, 2009 3:10 pm

Price comparison
Invisible Hand (Firefox only)

I don't know if this applies as it's an addon for firefox. But, it checks other sites for the same exact product and instantly tells you if it finds a better deal. It's a small bar at the top (very subtle, only shows when viewing 1 product) that just says Best deal out of X sites or found a better deal on *this* site. Defiantly worth a try.

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Re: Links 'o Plenty (Ultimate Links Thread)

Postby techking13 » Thu Nov 19, 2009 6:28 pm

You should add United Nuclear (http://www.unitednuclear.com/) to your list under misc. Its is a pretty cool website with lots of random science stuff (including various chemicals, radioactive rocks, and lots of other products that aren't techincally toys but are still awesome).

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Re: Links 'o Plenty (Ultimate Links Thread)

Postby skier » Fri Nov 20, 2009 3:45 pm

http://www.parts-express.com/home.cfm

should get a mention, it has a ton of Speaker/audio stuff as well as general electronics
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Re: Links 'o Plenty (Ultimate Links Thread)

Postby chrisman » Tue Apr 06, 2010 5:59 pm

Nice. This just became a bookmark!

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Re: Links 'o Plenty (Ultimate Links Thread)

Postby Dany » Tue Apr 06, 2010 6:12 pm

wow thank you, amazing list !

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Re: Links 'o Plenty (Ultimate Links Thread)

Postby stev » Tue Apr 06, 2010 10:27 pm

FREE ! :) Does more than the opensauce Audacity.

SUPER Audio/Video conversions.
SUPER = Simplified Universal Player Encoder & Renderer.
A GUI to FFmpeg, MEncoder, MPlayer, x264, musepack,
monkey's audio, true audio, wavpack, ffmpeg2theora
and the theora/vorbis RealProducer plugIn.

If you need a simple, yet very efficient tool to convert (encode) or play ANY Multimedia file,
without reading manuals or spending long hours training, then SUPER is all you need.
It is a Multimedia Encoder and a Multimedia Player, easy-to-use with 1 simple click.

http://www.erightsoft.com/SUPER.html (see the exhaustive format extension list.)

http://www.erightsoft.com/S6Kg1.html

http://www.erightsoft.info/GetFile.php?SUPERsetup.exe (direct link to download file)

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Re: Links 'o Plenty (Ultimate Links Thread)

Postby techking13 » Mon Apr 19, 2010 5:15 pm

And if you're going to put google...you should probably put yahoo, bing, and a few others...dont want to offend anyone...

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Re: Links 'o Plenty (Ultimate Links Thread)

Postby Zaxs » Tue Jun 29, 2010 4:52 pm

I find dealnews.com is pretty good at finding bargins that apply to all aspects of life. (It's how i first found out about all the crazy Steam deals).

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Re: Links 'o Plenty (Ultimate Links Thread)

Postby Crashmanx » Wed Jun 30, 2010 6:24 pm

haha awesome, i just bookmarked the first page of this thread, links galore! =)

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Re: Links 'o Plenty (Ultimate Links Thread)

Postby rrplay » Sat Sep 25, 2010 6:46 am

For Debian Linux users a giant debian_sources.list can be found here https://sites.google.com/site/mydebiansourceslist/

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Re: Links 'o Plenty (Ultimate Links Thread)

Postby Sporg » Fri Sep 02, 2011 9:17 pm

Do any of you guys use ninite for builds or upgrades? I have been using it for a while and it saves a ton of time with both builds and doing upgrades. There's a free version along with several pay packages. I've considered getting a family pack for the few offenders I know who refuse to update anything.

http://ninite.com/

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Re: Links 'o Plenty (Ultimate Links Thread)

Postby ic3cold » Tue Jun 12, 2012 7:32 pm

One4yu2c wrote:Have a link or two to share? This is the place. I will update this post periodically with everyone's contributions, catergorized appropriately. If you find any errors and/or broken links, please shoot me a PM or email.

These links have been compiled without prejudice. Please decide for yourself how useful each one is and whether they are biased or not. With the vendors, be sure and research thoroughly before buying. Having a vendor listed in this thread does not necessarily mean that they are reliable.

Review Sites
3dChipset
3dGameMan
3dXtreme
8Dimensional
Ace's Hardware
AMD Board
AMDZone
AnandTech
ArsTechnica
Beyond3D
BigBruin
Bjorn3d
ClubOverclocker
Daily Rotation
ExtremeOverclocking
ExtremeTech
FiringSquad
FrostyTech
GameSpot
GamePC
Gear.IGN
GotFrag
Guru3d
HardCoreWare
HardOCP
Hardware Analysis
Hardware Zone
HardwareLogic (I write reviews for this site - Paul Lilly)
Hexus
HotHardware
InsaneTek
The Inquirer
LAN Addict
LegitReviews
LostCircuits
MadShrimps
MBReview
MaximumPC
Motherboards.org
Neoseeker
OCPrices
OCTools
Overclocker Cafe
Overclockers
PCGamer
PC Perspective
PCStats
Rabid Hardware
Rage3d
Sharky Extreme
StorageReview
SystemCooling
The Register
Tech-Report
Tech Power Up!
TechARP (Formerly Rojak Pot)
Tom's Hardware
Trusted Reviews
Tweak3d
TweakTown
ViperLair
XBitLabs

Once you've looked up your hardware and are ready to buy, dive into the following:

DEAL SITES, COUPON CODES
AllTechDeals
BensBargains
DealCatcher
Deals2Buy
FatWallet
GotApex?
SlickDeals
TechBargains
XPBargains

PRICE COMPARISONS
BizRate
DealTime
Froogle
MySimon
PriceWatch
PriceGrabber

VENDOR FEEDBACK
ResellerRatings
Epinions

COMPUTER PERIPHERAL VENDORS
CaseCooler
ChiefValue
ComputerHQ
CrazyPC
CyberGuys
DealSonic
Directron
eXcaliberPC
FrozenCPU
FuturePowerPC
GameVE
Geeks
InfotechNow
Intrex
Jab-Tech
Monarch Computer
Micer
MWave
Newegg
Outpost (aka Fry's Electronics)
Performance PCs
PlasmaMods
Plycon
Silicon Valley Compucycle (SVC)
Sidewinder Computers
TigerDirect
UltraProducts
VoyeurMods
Xoxide
Xtreme Gear
ZipZoomFly (Formerly GoogleGear

NON-US COMPUTER PERIPHERAL VENDORS
AdpMods (CA)
Anitec (CA)
Argon Computing (UK)
Auction Depot (CA � bids in USD)
AutDirect (UK)
BigfootComputers (CA)
ByteWizeComputers (CA)
BTE Computers (CA)
Canada Computers (CA)
Dabs (UK)
Dangeo (CA)
EBuyer (UK)
Kelkoo (UK)
Komplett (UK)
KustomPCs (UK)
MemoryExpress (CA)
MeshComputers (UK)
Ncix (CA)
Novatech (UK)
OEMExpress (CA)
Overclockers UK (UK)
PC Canada (CA)
PCUpgrade (UK)
PCW Component Center (UK)
PCWorld UK (UK)
Planet Micro (UK)
PriceNetwork (CA)
Real-PC (CA)
Tiger Direct (CA)
SavaStore (UK)
Scan Computers (UK)
Simply (UK)
TechFever (UK)
VFXWeb (CA)
Whisper Computers (UK)
XCase (UK)

ELECTRONIC COMPONENTS
Digi-Key
Mouser
Newark

MODDING SITES
CaseModGod
The Best Case Scenario
ModTheBox (Canadian based)
MNPCTech (Modding Supplies)
MVKTech (GPU BIOS Resource Center)
PimpRig

MISC
3dChipsetSpecs (A WEALTH of video card specifications � very extensive)
Broadband Reports (formerly DSLReports) (Broadband Info/Tools)
Commport (MaximumPC�s former forum home with chat)
CPU Decorder Ring (A WEALTH of CPU information/specs)
DPreview (Digital Cameras)
Dilbert (Office humor)
E-Tronics (Electronics Vendor)
First Adopter (Site for early tech adopters)
J&R (Electronics Vendor)
Jinx (T-Shirts)
Penny Arcade (Geek oriented cartoons - may contain adult language)
Portable Apps (Bunch of portable apps that can fit on thumb drive)
ThinkGeek (All kinds of cool geek stuff)
TinyURL (Make long links manageable)
Offline T-Shirts (T-Shirts)
WikiPedia (Community created/maintained encyclopedia)

ANTIQUATED LINKS
DriverGuide
Fraw.org
FreeDOS
OldVersion
TinyApps
XLR8YourMac

Not the 'hands-on' type of person and prefer a prebuilt machine? No problem. Have a peek below:

PREBUILT COMPUTERS
ABS Computers
Alienware
CyberPower
Dell
Falcon-Northwest
Gateway
Hewlett Packard / Compaq
IBuyPower
PlanetComputers
VelocityMicro
VoodooPC

Highly useful apps:

FREE SECURITY
AdAware - spyware scanner
AM Browser - (IE shell with tabbed browsing, pop-up blocker, formerly known as CrazyBrowser)
AntiVir Personal Edition
AVG Free Edition - antivirus scanner (recommended)
FireFox - (alternative browser) Maxthon Browser � (IE shell with tabbed browsing, ad hunter)
Spybot - spyware scanner
ZoneAlarm - firewall
Windows Defender (Microsoft�s free spyware scanner, currently in beta)

TWEAKING INFO/UTILITIES
Adrian's Rojak Pot (Various articles, awesome resource)
AnswersThatWork � Task List (Repository of Task List Programs)
Ask Marvin (Internet tweaking tips, Canadian based)
Bios Optimization Guide)
BlackViper (Optimization Tips)
CCleaner (Cleans temp files, history, cache, etc)
Computer Glossary (Tons Of Computer Terms)
Corsair�s System Building Guide
Download.com (Various Apps)
FlyakiteOSX (Transforms WinXP into an OSX lookalike)
Folding at Home (Distributed Computer � cure diseases!)
FunWithXP (A Boatload Of Windows Links!)
MajorGeeks (Various Apps)
MechBgon (System Building Guide)
Pinouts (Hardware pinouts, cable schemes, etc!)
PSU Calculator (Calculate required wattage)
RaceLineCentral (Optimizations Tips)
SnapFiles (Various Apps)
Software Patch (Various WinXP Updates/Patches)
SourceForge (Various Apps, Open Source)
SpeedFan (System Vitals Info)
The Free Country (Various Apps)
Tucows (Various Apps)
Tweak Guides
TweakXP

BENCHMARKING/BURN-IN/SYSTEM INFO
3dMark01SE (System Benchmark, somewhat dated)
3dMark05 (Video Card Benchmark)
3dMark06 (Video/System Benchmark)
Everest (Complete system information, has memory benchmarking)
HD Tach (Hard disk drive benchmark)
Memtest86 (RAM stress tester)
PCMark04 (System Benchmark)
Prime95 (CPU Stability)
SiSoft Sandra Lite (Complete system information, some benchmarks)
Super Pi (System Benchmark)

LINUX/OPEN SOURCE
Distro Watch
Freshmeat
IceWalkers
Linux Gamers
Linuxgames
Linux.org
Linux-On-Laptops
Linux Weekly News
OpenOffice (Free MSOffice Alternative!)
OS News

IMAGE HOSTING
ImageCave
ImageShack
PhotoBucket *Recommended
TinyPic
VillagePhotos

And finally, the number one link that should be in everyone's arsenal:

GOOGLE


COMPUTER PERIPHERAL VENDORS
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Re: Links 'o Plenty (Ultimate Links Thread)

Postby rmenaul » Wed Jun 13, 2012 5:37 am

This page is my favourite bookmark. One-stop resource when I need to research some random bit of hardware that comes my way.

Thank you. Seriously, thank you,


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