If you've been reading Unplggd, you might already have an arsenal of geek skills at your disposal. You probably already know how to display the date and time in Mac's finder bar, how to skip automated phone menu systems or how to stream any type of video to your PS3. But it's never too late to teach an old dog some new and surprising tricks... Through Shaktronics, we stumbled upon this article from LaptopLogic.com that lists the 64 Things Every Geek Should Know. It's basically a collection of links from sites all over the 'net on a ton of different subjects.
- If you've got an anonymous AIM stalker, knowing how to find a users IP address on AIM should be of some assistance in getting the offender off your back.
- If you're ever locked out of your own machine, it's nice to know how to bypass a computer password on all major operating systems, but try not to abuse that one.
- If you've got some files you'd like to hide on your computer, you could always just bury it in a bunch of folders. But knowing how to hide a file behind a JPEG is a great tool.
- If you're stranded without Wifi, learn how to tether a smartphone, i.e. use your smartphone as a wireless modem for your laptop.