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Using Google Docs as a Batch PDF Converter

March 22, 2010

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Sometimes I run across something that might not have a use. But someone might. Labnol.org wrote about the best way to convert Word, Excel, and Powerpoint files into PDF format using Google Docs instead of Adobe Acrobat. I guess it would be good for backups. But it is not something I would do. But, hey, […]

Is there a decent Twitter client on Windows Mobile?

March 19, 2010

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For me, the biggest drawback to Windows Mobile has been finding a decent Twitter app to read, write, and search for tweets. Currently, I use TinyTwitter. It’s okay. But I guess I am hopeful there is a TweetDeck app out there for Windows Mobile. It is starting to look like it is unlikely. TinyTwitter does […]

Google allows you to make an RSS feed to any webpage

March 16, 2010

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So you do not need to have an RSS feed button to tell you that a website has changed. Google allows you make an RSS feed for any webpage and will inform you if something changes in that page. These custom feeds are most useful if you want to be alerted whenever a specific page […]

How to Change your Twitter Background, part 2

March 12, 2010

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You can tell I am researching this subject. Here is another video on changing your Twitter background.

How To Make or Customize Your Twitter Background

March 10, 2010

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I use a service called Twitbacks.com to manage my Twitter background. It is a free service that puts up text information about yourself. It’s a good service. But when I get time, I need to look at my Twitter page. Here is a video that walks you through how to improve it:

SXSW music (unoffically) found on BitTorrent

March 8, 2010

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South By Southwest is one of the big hotspots for music lovers. It is also a huge gathering for the tech community. They have also allowed music from artists playing SXSW to be downloaded for free. Home of the Unofficial SXSW torrents holds this year’s collection and goes back to 2005. A couple of warnings: […]

How to import Facebook updates into your RSS reader

March 6, 2010

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I love Facebook. I go there regularly to (um, play Mafia Wars). But also to look at what my friends are doing. I have been looking for a way to incorporate my friends’ links and status updates into my RSS Reader (I use Google Reader). This post in LiveJournal walks you through that process. As […]