Is there a good program to monitor progress in various TV shows? I.e. what episode I'm on in shows if watching multiple shows in different seasons irregularly. [more inside]
I want to monitor a running program on an XP box to make sure it stays running. If the program should quit for whatever reason, I'd like a way to attempt to restart the program after xx - minutes/seconds, for xx - attempts. [more inside]
I want to learn to create simple Windows desktop applications for my own personal use. What programming language should I start learning? [more inside]
I never restart the computer when I install things on Windows XP. I go weeks without rebooting, installing multiple programs. I've never had a problem. Two questions: 1) Why do so many programs require this? and 2) What's the potential for harm from ignoring their suggestion?
Using Firefox with Linux. When I click a "mailto:" link, it automatically opens Evolution. How do I tell it to use Thunderbird instead? I didn't find any obvious settings in either the preferences or about:config.
I've always had teeny microphones kicking around, but never used them with my PC. Now that I've got my hands on a USB mic, though, I feel a burning need to justify keeping it on my cramped desk. In your experience, what're the most useful/productive/amusing/geeky voice-activated apps?