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Firefox Add-on: about.me tells your browsing history

October 30, 2009

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If you want to know how you spend your time and you use Firefox, you can use this add-on called about.me to find how where you usually go. My Top 5 sites: Twitter, ESPN, Gmail and Google Reader, Tumblr, and TMZ (I know, I know). The add-on will work with any Firefox browser on Windows, […]

Google Voice is a good thing

October 28, 2009

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You might have heard about Google Voice. Google bought a service called GrandCentral. The service gave you a working phone number. You can give that phone number to people and the service would forward phone calls to your phone (landline or cell phone). If you do not answer, the service also has a voice mail […]

Upgrade to Windows 7 – How to get a list of your installed programs (Vista)

October 26, 2009

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I am getting ready to upgrade my desktop computer to Windows 7 from Vista. I am following the usual steps: 1. Getting Windows 7 2. Backing up your important files (documents, movies, music, etc.)  I backed up to an external hard drive. 3. Getting a list of my installed programs 4. Make sure there are […]

How to Find Free Wifi

October 24, 2009

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Wireless internet is everywhere. Coffee shops, bookstores, and fast food places have wifi. I went on the road last weekend and found out the McDonalds had wifi (not free though). There are businesses that have wifi that do not advertise it. So a lot of finding wireless internet is trial and error. A lot of […]

Happy Windows 7 Launch Day

October 22, 2009

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For those who have not done so, make sure you back up your data and do a Clean Install. It makes the system run a lot better. Also, if you have an .edu email address, the upgrade will cost only 29.95. There are a ton of good Windows 7 how-to articles out there today. Here […]

Microsoft Confirms Data Recovery for Sidekick Users

October 17, 2009

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Good News (for most Sidekick users)! Microsoft found your data Dear T-Mobile Sidekick customers, On behalf of Microsoft, I want to apologize for the recent problems with the Sidekick service and give you an update on the steps we have taken to resolve these problems. We are pleased to report that we have recovered most, […]

Getting Gmail messages on your cell phone

October 16, 2009

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Devices like the iPhone and Android make it easy to connect your gmail account to your cell phone. But some devices make it a little difficult to get your email messages sent to a built-in cell phone email client. The Official Gmail Blog has a ton of info for people who wish to get people […]