Today’s Geek Squeaks – September 27, 2013

A summary of Today’s Geek Squeaks:

Squeak #1 – (Search NTFS Drives At Insane Speeds) – If you have a Windows based PC with a NTFS drive and have Administrator rights, I encourage you to take a look at SwiftSearch (portable app). This search utility reads the NTFS file table instead of indexing the drive, which can have failure points (see below)…

Squeak #2 – (If you have children, please read this) – I love it when a fellow blogger mixes tech with safety to help others. Jason over at 404 Tech Support has some very important information about coin lithium battery safety. If a child swallows one of these batteries it is important to head to the emergency room immediately (see below);

Squeak #3 – (Turn Your Android Smartphone Into A Flashlight): Never be left in the dark again with the Android app called Color Flashlight HD LED. Very useful app… (see below); AND,

Squeak #4 – (Get The Most Out Of Your Memory Cards With This Card Reader): I am hooking up to get one of the Transcend RDF5K USB 3.0 card readers. What I like about this is that it is USB 3.0 compatible, can read just about any card out there and is very easy to use (insert card into the reader and plug the reader into your USB port) – (see below)…


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Searches NTFS Volumes At Insane Speeds



SwiftSearch is a lightweight program whose purpose is to help you quickly find the files you need on your Windows machine without ever requiring you to index your drives. Most search utilities that achieve similar speeds do so by indexing drives while the computer is idle, but because idleness detection is so difficult to get right, in practice they end up slowing down the whole system just to speed up search… GET IT HERE

Being safe with coin batteries

@ 404 Tech Support


…one topic that often goes unmentioned is safety regarding electronics. Energizer, the National Safety Council, and a campaign called The Battery Controlled are trying to raise awareness of risks from coin lithium batteries. Particularly if ingested by children, these batteries can cause long-term health issues… READ MORE

Turn Your Android Phone Into A Color Flashlight, Police Light, Disco Light, Candle or LED


Have you ever tried to use your phone’s screen or LED as a beacon of light, only to find it’s just not bright enough? Turn your phone into a versatile flashlight with Color Flashlight app, the app that brightens up your phone’s day and leads the way. Never be caught in the dark without a light again… GET IT HERE

SuperSpeed USB 3.0 Card Reader


Get the most out of your memory cards with the Transcend RDF5K USB 3.0 card reader. With the ability to support all next-generation cards, including SDHC (UHS-I), SDXC (UHS-I), microSD, microSDHC (UHS-I), and microSDXC (UHS-I), data of all types can be easily transferred to your computer or other devices… CHECK IT OUT HERE

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