April 2009

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Twins separated at birth?

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Clever pizza box

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Windows 7 free for one year

Microsoft is giving away Windows 7 free for a year with the launch of the Release Candidate. The ReleaseCandidate is now available to MSDN and TechNet subscribers, and will go on unlimited, general release on 5 May. The software will not expire until 1 June 2010, giving testers more than a year’s free access to […]

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Predicting the next 5,000 days of the web

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Facebook on your desktop

Facebook has released a desktop application built with Adobe AIR. That means that it is platform independent (Mac, PC, Linux). You will have to have Adobe AIR in your computer and then install the Facebook application. Facebook also announced their Open Stream API technology. With the API now the limit is the sky and you will start seeing […]

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3G portable router

This is the first 3G portable router. LevelOne 3G MobilSpot Portable Wireless HotSpot (WBR-3800) by CP Technologies. Putt your 3G sim card into the router’s CardBus or USB interfaces and you’ve got an instant portable network for sharing to any 802.11b/g WiFi or Ethernet device. A 10/100Mbps WAN jack lets it double as your home […]

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We didn’t start the flame war

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Awesome Trial Bikers

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The Matrix runs on Windows

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A Mobile App That Saves Lives, Literally

Written by Jolie O’Dell (www.readwriteweb.com) DataDyne‘s EpiSurveyor program, funded by the United Nations Foundation and the Vodafone Foundation, has been implementing mobile technology to track and contain disease in developing nations since 2007. In a recent and potentially devastating polio outbreak in Kenya, EpiSurveyor’s new mobile platform was used to track virus carriers and immunize affected children. The campaign targeted around 2 million […]

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Photoshop? nope, aviary

Always wanted to have photoshop or software to edit photos? Well, photoshop is very expensive, heavy and very difficult to use. On previous posts I have mentioned several “cloud” software. I do like the “cloud” approach. For those who are not familiar with the term, it would basically mean that you run programs on your […]

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Blocked port when webcasting with Stickam or Ustream

This is an open question. I am trying to broadcast with Stickam and Ustream from a location that apparently has the port 1935 closed. This plus probably a private ip. I tried and skype video goes through, but skype is clever and can go over http if necessary. Stickam and ustream use a flash application where […]

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How to fail a sobriety test

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Susan Boyle

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Genius G-Shot HD520 HD cam with 720p for less than $150

Are you looking for a low end camera that records pretty good video resolution? Here you have the winner: Genius HD520. It shots 5MB stills and 720p video. It is a high definition video camera, can output on high-resolution flat-panel TVs using the HDMI cable ; it supports high efficient MPEG4/H.264 image compression format and […]

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