Saturday, November 7, 2009

The Devil that is Facebook

In Feb 4 2009 the new TOS of the Facebook social network were released. Those who created accounts during and after that day have accepted those terms. Those who had accounts before the new terms took place, had their accounts to retroactively agree to them.


Here is a very informative article that discusses the new TOS

Also,Here you can see criticism on Facebook, which i now a multi billion dollar corporation.

What can you do to protect your privacy:

a) Backup every single thing you uploaded, whether it's a picture, video, or text that may have any value. Facebook has the right to Sell it without asking your permission. If you have it backed up, you can at least stand a chance in court, if the worst happens.

b) Watch what you say, watch what you allow others to see. Your employer knows Facebook exists. They are very likely to Search for you and look for an excuse to not hire you, or lay you off.

c) Make your profile as Personal as possible to browsers and people you don't know or trust. A very nice guideline on how to do this, can be found Here:

Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Bypass XLive in XBox or PC games

As some of us may know, many games (by Microsoft) lately require an XLive ID in order to allow saving

These 2 basic ways will enable you to be able to login in XLive without having to purchase the game. Either one should work fine

1. Disconnect your internet connection
2. Create an Offline XLive ID
3. Enter game and use your offline ID (Regardless of internet connectivity)
4. Enjoy

1. Download this file: or msg me so i can email it to you
2. Place the directory here: C:\Users\"Username"\AppData\Local\Microsoft\.
3. Run the game and logon to Windows Live with the username that's in the list.
4. Enjoy

I hold no responsibility whatsoever, in regards to any action, users of this information may proceed in


Friday, October 16, 2009

Save youtube videos in Chrome, Firefox and opera

1) Create a new bookmark and add this code in the address box.
This code is for standard video quality

javascript:window.location.href = '' + swfArgs['video_id'] + "&l=" + swfArgs['l'] + "&sk=" + swfArgs['sk'] + '&fmt_map' + swfArgs['fmt_map'] + '&t=' + swfArgs['t'];

This code is for HD video quality where available

javascript:window.location.href = '' + swfArgs['video_id'] + "&fmt=22" + "&l=" + swfArgs['l'] + "&sk=" + swfArgs['sk'] + '&t=' + swfArgs['t'];
2) Save the bookmark
3) Open your favorite video in youtube and click the new bookmark button you just created. Voila! Now make sure you have an .flv player so you can play the Video.
X) Convert the video to .mp3 with the "Convert FLV to MP3" program which can be found at:

Credits to Lawrence Albert, original code author