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February 26th, 2006
Get Ready To See A Google Calendar And Links Bar In GMail

Google is starting to put up more information on their Calendar that will hopefully soon be released. You can now add the calendar to the Google Links bar, which is also a feature that we soon hope to see implemented.

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February 26th, 2006
Get A Dell Inspiron 600M Laptop With 1GB Of RAM For $460.40!

Dell EPP has Inspiron 600m laptop for $460.40 with free shipping.

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February 26th, 2006
The Ultimate Firefox Test: Installing Over 100 Extensions

After this test Firefox has proven itself to be the 'Superbrowser'. This guy installed over 100 Firefox extensions (currently over 1100 available) and tested the stability of Firefox.

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February 24th, 2006
Microsoft Windows Vista Build 5308

Finally the download has become available for the new Microsoft Windows Vista Build 5308. It looks like things are progressively getting better.

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February 22nd, 2006
Microsoft Windows Vista February CTP Build 5308 Released

Microsoft has finally released the February CTP of Windows Vista, which has the build number 5308. Screenshots of this build were leaked during the second week of February and now it has been sent to the MSDN subscribers.

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February 22nd, 2006
“Hidden” Windows XP Command Line Programs

A lot of power users utilize the RUN command for access to settings that may not be available in other ways. One of the most common commands for power users is MSCONFIG, but there are many more commands that people don't realize exist. Granted some of them are not so useful, like MPLAY32 will launch Windows Media Player 5.1, but they are interesting none-the-less.

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February 20th, 2006
Firefox Extension Allows Users To Skin GMail Without Greasemonkey

I recently decided to test out this Firefox extension called GMail Skins. It is a very cleverly designed extension that allows a user to skin their GMail account. The skins are actually the least impressive part of the extension.

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February 19th, 2006
Google Adds A Lot More Personalized Homepage Modules

Google has really extended the number of modules that are available for users to add to their own personalized homepage. Many of the newly added modules have been written by people that do not work for Google, which is good and bad. It is good because the ability to extend the homepage has greatly increased.

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February 19th, 2006
GMail To Get Voicemail And Evite.com Soon!

The same people that brought us the news of GMail's new domain management feature have also found some other things in store for us. Voicemail and Evite.com integration is what newly found features have been found this time.

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February 18th, 2006
Free 152 Page PDF Or Web Book On How Computers Work

Many people always wonder to themselves how computers work. The only problem is that when you try to find a book or a site that will explain it then they always lack diagrams. Roger Young, however, has put together a very good book that is now available for everyone to enjoy at no cost.

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February 18th, 2006
Buy.com Gives Away Free Domain Names — NO PURCHASE NEEDED!

Buy.com is now giving away a FREE GoDaddy Domain name with any purchase that you make from Buy.com! Well, technically you are supposed to make a purchase, but it has been realized that if you click to redeem the coupon and then proceed directly to checkout that it will complete the order without you [...]

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February 17th, 2006
CNN Announces The 100 Fastest-Growing Technology Companies

There are a lot of technology companies that are emerging, and from the CNN list of the 100 fastest-growing companies it appears that information assurance is among the most popular company types.

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February 15th, 2006
Microsoft Office Live Beta Screenshots Now Available

There has been a lot of hype about the Microsoft Office Live Beta, of course most of the hype came before it was released. Now that people are actually beta testing it they are starting to realize that it is not so special after all. Screenshots, like the one posted above, show the features that you can find in the new Microsoft Office Live Beta.

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February 15th, 2006
Are Touchscreen iPod’s In The Future For Apple?

Sources have found a recent patent application made by Apple that shows a 'future' iPod. The new iPod will have touchscreen capabilities to make the popular 'click-wheel' non-existent. The click-wheel will now be simulated on the screen which offers the possibility of having larger screens. These are, however, very technologically advanced and I am sure the price will reflect that.

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February 15th, 2006
Logo/Homepage Creator Logogle Gets Shut Down By Google

Logogle was a cool site that would mock up the Google Homepage but using a custom 'Google' logo that you create. As seen from the picture above there are quite a few similarities to Google's logo. Unfortunately Google demonstrated their power when they had Logogle shut down just a few days ago.

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February 14th, 2006
How To Add MSN, Yahoo, And AIM Contacts To Google Talk

For those people that enjoy Google Talk, or just the GMail chat, then you may like this little twist. People have found out how to manipulate the Google Talk service in order to add contacts from other services to Google Talk. The directions are quite simple but you do have to temporarily install some software. Once you have set everything up you can then uninstall the software.

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February 14th, 2006
Microsoft Releases Windows Defender Beta 2

Microsoft released Windows Defender Beta 2 today and is available for public download. The feature set seems to be put together quite well. For those of you running 64-bit systems you will be pleased to know that you can download the 64-bit of Windows Defender to test. They redesigned the interface to make it easier to understand and more intuitive for users.

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February 13th, 2006
Get Media From A Mac Computer On To The Xbox 360

Utilizing iTunes, Apple users can now get media from their Mac computer onto the Xbox 360.

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February 13th, 2006
GMail Mail Hosting For Your Domain Now Available To Testers

We knew it was coming about a week ago and now it is here, for select testers that is. GMail will now host the email for your domain but you have to sign up to be part of the beta testing. Simply go to the GMail Domain Homepage and sign in with your Google account.

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February 13th, 2006
Opera 9 Will Now Have Weekly Builds Offered To The Public

In order to get 'power users' to flock to Opera they decided to release weekly builds of Opera 9. The most current release is Opera 9 Build 8219 for the PC and Build 3224 for the Mac. On their homepage they also offer a changelog to let users know what has been fixed in the current build.

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