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CleanUp! for Windows – Restore Speed to Sluggish Computers

April 5th, 2007 · No Comments

CleanUp! is a powerful and easy-to-use application that removes temporary files created while surfing the web, empties the Recycle Bin, deletes files from your temporary folders and more.
CleanUp! frees disk space and reduces the “clutter” on your computer helping it to run more efficiently. It also can be used as a way to protect your [...]

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How Channel 9 Got Its Name

April 3rd, 2007 · No Comments

Channel 9 got its name from the channel on airplanes where travellers can hear to the communications the pilots have over the radio.

For those not in the know, Channel 9 is a Microsoft discussion forum used to promote conversations among Microsoft’s customers targeted at Microsoft Windows users. Robert Scoble was a huge reason for the [...]

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Online Outliner – To Do List Manager: Todoist

April 2nd, 2007 · 4 Comments

I am in love with Todoist, the simple todo list manager.
Todoist is a new kind of todo list, that’s useful and easy to use.

So what is it that makes Todoist better than the other to-do list managers out there?
Off the top of my head, the following features impress me the most:

A dead simple, but [...]

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ASUS EcoBook – Bamboo/Wood Laptops

March 25th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Isn’t that hotness itself? I can’t wait for these bamboo-ed notebooks to be available – to hold one, feel one – wow! I am tired of the plastic and metal beast I use. The ecobooks are made partly of bamboo. There is an led indicator that goes from green to red if you are running [...]

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Edit Displayed Page In Your Browser

March 22nd, 2007 · No Comments

Ever wondered what a page would look like without that image/block of text/header? When designing pages, and when in doubt regarding whether or not to have something on your blog/webpage, it might be useful to be able to check what your page would look like without the item in question.

Javascript comes to the rescue. To [...]

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How to Report Copyright Violations to Google

March 12th, 2007 · No Comments

If someone is copying your content and putting it on their website without your express permission, you have every right to complain to Google. You complaint has to follow the prescribed form. In searching for how to report a violation, where someone was copying and reproducing stuff from another blog of mine on their “re-blog” [...]

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Pulling the plug on email

March 10th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Everybodys talking, but no one says a word – John Lennon
In offices and schools all around the developed world, people talk more online and less offline, and so John Lennon turns out to be a visionary ahead of this time.

I read the quote at this article that describes one editor’s effort to stop using [...]

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Order Pizza from the Command Line

March 8th, 2007 · No Comments

Pizza Party is a command line tool for linux for, hold your breath, ordering pizza from the command line!

Pizza Party has many features to make ordering pizza easy:
* Can order pizza with only a few keystrokes.
* Can save pizza preferences.
* Can use batch [...]

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Girls of Engineering – Sexy & Smart or Just Plain Stupid?

March 4th, 2007 · No Comments

The girls of engineering calendar was produced with current and past engineering students from the University of Illinois posing in ridiculous poses – none of which are really nude, but all of which are supposed to be sexy.

You can buy the calendar for only $12.95 – I am wondering who’d want to. You can also [...]

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Buy Viagra From Google!!

March 1st, 2007 · No Comments

Go to Yahoo.co.uk and search for “Buy Viagra”.
So Yahoo! UK thinks Google sells viagra. Another possible explanation is that Google is the secret hand behind all the Viagra spam we get everyday – all part of a secret conspiracy to set up a new operation where Google provides you with the drugs, regardless of geographical [...]

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