November 2009

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Internet Problems

Since last tuesday I am having internet problems at home. My phone stopped working and the internet debit has been decreasing to ridiculous download speeds averaging  30Kb/s (I should have 8 t 9 Mb…) Since this morning Internet keeps dropping so tokao and norai will not be available in a constant way until this is […]

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Gmail Supports Attachments Even When You Are Not Attached To The Internet

Gmail is furthering its offline strategy today with the announcement of the ability to include attachments in composed emails when offline. Google says this was one of the most requested features for Offline Gmail and starting today, you be able to attach files in offline mode the way you would in online Gmail. You’ll be able […]

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Amazon Improves Kindle Battery Life and Adds PDF Reader

Just in time to remind holiday shoppers, Amazon has announced an 85% battery life increase as well as a native PDF reader application for the Kindle digital book reader. Whereas the previous battery life topped out at about four days with wireless access turned on, the updated Kindle will run for seven days without needing to be […]

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Paid Services in Internet. Which one would you pay for?

I was wondering, from all paid services in internet, from things like photo galleries, backups, servers, domain names, etc… which ones would you pay for: I would pay for… (would I?): Domain registration (I pay) VPS (linux) (I host it at home so I don’t) Pingdom (I use the free version, but the thing is […]

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How Google Wave is Changing the News

It’s not too often that legacy media learns a new mass communication tool along with its audience. But that’s exactly what’s going on now because of Google Wave. Although it’s still invitation only and in preview, the real-time wiki collaboration platform is being used by some media companies for community building, real-time discussion, crowdsourcing, collaboration both […]

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Amazing stereoviews

Photographs of Japan from the Meiji and Taisho Periods (1868-1926) have captivated viewers around the world since they were first circulated. One photographer in particular captured Japanese life so beautifully that his work has been seen by countless people all across the globe. Until very recently, though, his name was virtually unknown. Now we know […]

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New Pogoplug

Pogoplug has released a brand new improved version of the original Pogoplug. Now it looks like a snail…. cool. The Pogoplug connects your USB drive to the Internet so you can easily share and access your files from anywhere. The Pogoplug is the perfect accessory to your connected life. Imagine accessing all your files and […]

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SharedDoc Launches Document Commenting Platform

SharedDoc is an online document platform that lets anyone upload a document online and then share the file to a community, so they can add comments. Once you upload a Word or Google Docs document to SharedDoc’s platform, you can send email invites to a friends or colleagues to comment on the document. In order […]

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Retweet is now functional (Beta)

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Mini NAS from Addonics

The Addonics Mini NAS is a small portable Network Attached Storage enclosure solution in the market. Come built in with fast Ethernet 10/100Mbps connection, any 2.5″ SATA hard drive or Solid State Drive (SSD) can be installed into the Mini NAS and become instantly sharable over the LAN. A USB printer can also be shared […]

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Google: Twice the storage for a quarter of the price

People today have more personal data online than ever before. More and more people are starting to move the bulk of their data off the desktop and into servers “in the cloud,” where it’s accessible from any computer or mobile device and easily shareable with friends and family. At the same time, digital photo technology […]

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Google Translate Now Talks and Translates in Real-time

Google’s tool for translating text between 51 languages, Google Translate, has just added some very nifty and very useful features, with the biggest change being the addition of instant, real-time translations. While the company hasn’t removed the “translate” button from its service, it should because now the proper translation will appear in real-time below the text box. […]

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365 Days of Stormtrooper Photography

What do stormtroopers do on their days off? Feed bread to gigantic pigeons, jam out on Guitar Hero, catch fish in a toilet and send vaguely insulting emails to Luke Skywalker, according to these photos by Stefan Le Du. The amateur photographer is shooting daily photos of stormtrooper action figures posed in various scenarios, either performing […]

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About Face: Unbelievably Hilarious Face Painting Art

Remember going to birthday parties or the carnival as a child and getting your face painted? Face painting is fun and magical, and it lets us temporarily transform ourselves. You can be just about anything, from a fierce animal to a dainty fairy to a weird celebrity look-alike. Unfortunately, most of us stop getting our […]

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Flying Back home

I write again from the plane. Now having Tripoli on my right at less than 4 hours flight from Amsterdam. This time I use my old friend laptop (sony vaio) who comes with me in all the trips I do. I must say that aside of being noticeable old, it is starting to finish my […]

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