GrooveDown – Grooveshark Downloader

groovedown_logoJust seen on Caschy’s blog and instantly tested just for you – GrooveDown – a DownloadHelper for Grooveshark. For those who are not familiar with Grooveshark, here is a brief introduction:  Grooveshark is a mixture of Spotify and Youtube. It allows you to stream music without video, in good quality – provided by the users of Grooveshark and some music companies/labels.
You can download Groovedown from this site. But be careful during the installation process! You should definitely choose the “custom” installation, unless you are keen on a new homepage and default search engine in your browser. So just take the check mark off. (See screenshot below)
groovedown install
Once the installation is over, you can go on. Enter a search word, add songs to the download list […]

404Checkr – a fast and free bulk link checker

404checkr_logoThis article is dedicated once again to a small self-creation. So it’s about a little tool of mine, which I have created acouple of days ago, as in most cases, out of necessity. So I was recently looking for a opportunity to check a large list of links as easy as possible to identify the dead links out of it.
The initial situation
At least if you have to check 20 or more links for their validity by hand, you realize that ther must be a better and faster solution. Therefore I have written a small program in C#, which helps you to check as many links/urls as you like for their validity. I have named the tool “404Checkr”, whereby 404 refers to the HTTP statuscode 404, which says that a page/file could not be found.
What does the 404Checkr?
The 404Checkr can handle an […]

Download: Windows XP driver for ATI Mobility Radeon HD 5470

ati hd 5470 treiberSome time ago I wanted to play all the old PC games from my childhood, such as Star Wars pod racer, Need for Speed 2 and all the other great games. So I searched for the box with the old CD-ROMs, placed the first best into my laptop’s DVD drive and had to recognize that it neither run on Windows 7 nor on Windows 8. Not even in compatibility mode.
But as I did not want to give up so fast, I picked out my old Windows XP CD and installed it parallel to Windows 7 on my Acer Aspire 5740G. Unfortunately, I was reminded that you may forget to play with the standard Windows graphics drivers after the initial boot into XP.
So I started to search […]

MySpace Loader – a free and easy to use myspace.com downloader

Proudly I like to present to you the MySpace Loader. With the MySpace Loader you can, as the name implies, download music from MySpace. The program allows you to download multiple songs at once, is able to convert them into different formats and optionally equip them with ID3 tags. The whole thing is, as well as the Cloud Downloader, free. (Nevertheless I’m happy about every donation from you.) The download link can be found below the YouTube video in this article.
Features:

Downloads every song
Converts music to .mp3, .aac, .wma or .ogg
It’s totally free (not even ads!)
Quick, easy and clear structured

  
  
  

Update: HNBK.plan 1.0.8 released

hnbk.plan-1.0.8_screenshotThe last update for the HNBK.plan app is already again a while. Today I’ll present you a new release. HNBK.plan in version 1.0.8. But please don’t expect great innovations. I only removed one silly bug that has been created through the new year. The current version can be found in the main article for the app. (Follow the link below.)
Download: HNBK.plan 1.0.8
 
For the nerds there’s something to smile. The error, that had crept in, was one to hit your head on the table… But take a look for yourself…
Old line:
String planUrl = "http://217.78.137.198:64004/c/" +kw + "/c" + createClassPath() + ".htm";
Fixed line:
String planUrl = "http://217.78.137.198:64004/c/" + (((kw + "").length() == 1) ? "0"+kw : kw) + "/c" + createClassPath() + ".htm";
Best regards,
Raffi