Engadget points out the cheeky icon used by Mac OS 10.5 to represent Windows computers, and offers instructions on how to remove it. I’m predominantly a Windows user, but I actually quite like what Apple have done!
I bought an electric toothbrush from Dixons online and had it delivered to work. I was somewhat alarmed when the below sales receipt arrived at my home address the following day…
Here’s how to change the default message on networked HP printers from “Ready” to something more entertaining, and baffle your co-workers.
Your mileage may vary, but I’ve found this doesn’t work on some newer models. Older printers that are network-ready and support HPPJL (HP Printer Job Language) should work fine though.
Martijn Engelbregt’s Anti-Telemarketing Counterscript seems like a fun way to handle unwanted sales and marketing calls, although I haven’t yet had the patience to try it out!
My personal favourite is the hard disk speaker system – I’ve tried it and it works!
If you’ve got an hour or so to spare, I recommend making a visit.