Jan Ole Peek

Tag Archives: Tech Stuff

My Firefox Extensions

Mozilla Update :: Extensions I created two extensions for Firefox a few weeks ago and they finally got posted on Mozilla Update now. One is a toolbar for Blinklist.com, a social bookmarking service; the other is a button for Metawishlist.com, an online wishlist site.

$100 laptop

World’s first working $100 laptop That’s why he is at the World Summit on the Information Society, the giant UN-sponsored gathering that starts Wednesday in Tunis. Negroponte plans to show for the first time a working prototype of his new device, intended for hundreds of millions of mostly-poor students worldwide. The techies and government ministers […]

Help stop IE

StopIE: Help stop Internet Explorer Too Cool for Internet Explorer If you’re still using Internet Explorer, it’s high time to stop and start using something better. Check out either of the two links above for reasons why and links to such alternatives.


Flock Flock is this: We started Flock to build tools that empower people and smooth out some of the more hairy parts of living and working online. In a nutshell, it’s based on the Firefox code, it’s still in heavy development and as such it has bugs, leaks, and all those messy things. I’ve started […]


FlexDeals This site provides links to great deals and savings for tech products online. Most of them are for the US, but there’s the odd one that’s good for Canada as well. You can also get online coupon codes for some places so you get some extra savings. If you’re looking to buy anything or […]

Foxie 1.1.0

A while ago I reported on Foxie, a plugin for Internet Explorer, that among many other things provides tabbed browsing. I had stopped using it because of some bugs, but a new version is out and I’m going to give it another shot. Why not just use Firefox? I do at home, but at work, […]

JetAudio 6

COWON America This is a really cool freeware media player for Windows. It has all the features of Windows Media Player and then some. It’s also smaller in size, looks cooler, and it’s free. I love it!

Get a FREE iPod!

freeiPods.com – Get a FREE iPod! I decided “To hell with it – I’m gonna try to get a free iPod!” It seems easy enough, sign up for $1 and get a $25 Canadian Tire gift card. Then refer five friends to do the same. You’ll be hearing from me 😉


Since I’ve been sniffling and sneezing all day I stayed home and instead worked on some things on my home network and this site. I’ve gotten hold of another computer and set it up as my firewall. I have really taken a liking to this ClarkConnect package. Aside from that, I’ve added a script and […]