Raymond Wong at Dvice (http://dvice.com/archives/author/raymond_wong) reports that some mockups from Google seems to be “[…] killing the URL address bar in its Chrome web browser. Always looking to shave pixels off of its Chrome web browser, Google is toying around with four different layouts that could drastically change the way you browse the web: classic, compact, sidetab and touch. The most notable change is of course the “compact” version that does away with the URL bar, and puts “multiple URL bars into tabs.” It essentially gives you more vertical pixels, which means less scrolling within websites. […]” (full article at http://dvice.com/archives/2011/02/google-is-think.php, original article at Lifehacker and by Wolfgang Gruener at http://www.conceivablytech.com/5746/products/google-may-kill-chrome-url-bar/).
I think that browsing has made lot of step forwards during time, but one thing remained quite the same the URL bar. But I’ m confident that Google usability magicians will be able to imagine something without the bar.
This post as a comment also at http://dvice.com/archives/2011/02/google-is-think.php
Adam Pash from Lifehacker wrote sometime ago an how to on how to fix desynced audio and video with VLC, but a similar method works also with other players (full article at http://lifehacker.com/367558/fix-desynchronized-video-and-audio-with-vlc).
Adam explains “[….] In the VLC Preferences, click on Audio and then tick the Advanced options checkbox;there is an Audio desynchronization compensation setting that allows you to set apositive or negative time delay between the video and audio tracks in milliseconds.”
If you find this useful consider telling Adam at his own site
Adam Dachis at Lifehacker (http://lifehacker.com/people/adachis/posts/) writes an article on a site called AppMakr that helps you building you iPhone app in WYSWYGstyle (Full article at http://lifehacker.com/5673309/appmakr-helps-you-create-your-own-iphone-app-for-free-no-coding-necessary)
Hope that Apple doesn’t go through this site and decide to do some legal mumbo jumbo on this, because though app store is really rich of apps, new ways of development are welcome.
This post as a comment also at http://lifehacker.com/5673309/appmakr-helps-you-create-your-own-iphone-app-for-free-no-coding-necessary
Erica Ho at Lifehacker (http://lifehacker.com/people/ericamho/posts/), writes an article on how to prevent computer overheating (full article at http://lifehacker.com/5570909/how-to-prevent-your-computer-from-overheating-and-why-its-important).
Take a look at it, may save you pc from some unwanted crashes or damages.