This is my site for links to Genuine Free Stuff as well as some useful advice. I use most of these programs regularly. It's good gear. It's all worth having.

** April 2014. Major revamp and update for relevance happening, especially now that support for Windows XP has ended, and now that we all are addicted to our Android phones. A lot of old stuff is going.

This post in particular started this whole website...

I have been building and using computers since about the Ice Age, from DOS 3 through to Windows 7.
I have been mucking about with mobile phones for quite some time, using Symbian S60 and then Android.

Press F8 at boot to start in safe mode - Windows XP and 7
To see the details of you computer, download, install and run 'Speccy' - shows Operating System, Firewall, Anti-virus and hardware.
If you think you have a virus, start here 'Free Online Virus Scan'. Try any or all, and be patient.

March 25, 2014

Best free Space websites - NASA, JPL and Cosmotography ... April 2014

Here's my list of 'Space" websites. 

Celestia - download from Scourceforge
http://sourceforge.net/projects/celestia/
Celestia is an application for real-time 3D visualization of space, with a detailed model of the solar system, over 100,000 stars, more than 10,000 galaxies, and an extension mechanism for adding more objects.

Celestia Motherlode for add-ons to Celestia
http://www.celestiamotherlode.net/

Cosmotograhpy
http://www.cosmotography.com/index.html

This was in today's email from them - The Sunflower Galaxy.
http://www.cosmotography.com/images/small_ngc5055.html



Here's another ...



It's a good site to find some mind blowing wallpapers.



Google Earth = Google Mars
http://www.google.com/earth/ - download it and go to Mars as well
https://www.google.com/mars/ - check it out ! A full map of Mars.
http://www.google.com/earth/explore/showcase/mars.html - about Google Mars





HiRise
The High Resolution Imaging Science Experiment camera is a camera on board the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.
http://hirise.lpl.arizona.edu/







NASA Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD)...
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/archivepix.html





NASA Jet Propulsion Labs
http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/index.php

NASA JPL Voyager Project
http://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/imagesvideo/

Those two space probes are just amazing. Billions of miles they went.
There's a good video on that page. It's well worth a look.
Where are they now ?
http://voyager.jpl.nasa.gov/where/



The Daily Galaxy is pretty cool.
http://www.dailygalaxy.com/my_weblog/



Seeing stars. Cheers. Si.
Checked for links and relevance, April 2014.
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