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Machinarium’s Experience With Non-DRM/Piracy, Offers Amnesty

DRM advocates tend to argue that they add anti-piracy protection to keep users honest with paying for the software or product. Machinarium is an amazing point and click adventure game playable on Windows, Mac or Linux. In an effort to prove a point, Machinarium developers – Amanita Design from Czech released the game without any [...]

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New Flock Social Browser Based on Chromium

Just when we were thinking the good old social browser Flock is dying a slow death, they have come back renewed! Flock has just released a new version of their social browser this time based on Chromium. Chromium is the open source browser project Google made Open Source when they released the Google Chrome browser. [...]

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Chinese Concept Train That Never Stops

I came across this video on Twitter last week and had bookmarked it. This Chinese concept bullet train never stops anywhere. That’s right! It never stops. Anywhere. The way they figure it is there is a compartment at the station where the passengers are loaded before the train arrives. And as the train passes the [...]

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How to Backup and Save Your Delicious Bookmarks?

One of my favorite bookmarking service, Delicous, is shutting down thanks to Yahoo neglecting it and finally ditching it. We had a bit of a good news with Xmarks staying alive but Delicious is going away. I have a ton of bookmarks saved for a few years in delicious and started looking around for ways [...]

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Remember the Milk For Gmail Google Chrome Extension

Remember the Milk For Gmail Google Chrome Extension

Remember the Milk is my favorite online to-do manager and even has a great RTM iPhone app too. I use Gmail and Remember the Milk extensively everyday. So, naturally Remember the Milk for Gmail Firefox extension has been such a wonderful tool for me. I can access RTM from within Gmail. This is pretty huge [...]

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Don’t Just Check Weather, See History Too

Living in Michigan, checking weather has become second nature to me as it changes so often here. Last week it was below freezing and today it’s going to hit 60F. I usually check Weather Underground or Weather.com to get my update. I also have the Weather Channel iPhone app to check it on the go. [...]

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iDrive Free $10 iTunes Gift Card Offer (Smartphone needed)

iDrive is a file backup service just like Dropbox. I have heard about this service before but haven’t tried it until now. iDrive is running a promotion where you can get a free $10 iTunes gift card just for signing up and trying their service. You need to have a iPhone (or any smartphone) and [...]

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iTunes-Like Syncing for the Rest of Us

If you use a iPod or an iPhone, you are probably used to using iTunes to easily sync you music and media to your device. But, if you are using one of the hundreds of other devices out there and want a simple syncing solution to share your media between computers and multiple devices, DazzBoard [...]

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Add Cool Frames To Your Photos

Photos look great with frames around them whether they are physical photos or digital photos. Unless you are gifted with tools like Adobe Photoshop or the excellent free alternative Gimp, adding cool frames to your picture could seem like a daunting task. I have found a free tool that makes adding frames to your digital [...]

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Get Local Traffic Alerts via SMS With Nixle

We were traveling to Detroit on I-96 E this past weekend and was turned back around due to an accident resulting in the closure of the Interstate. There wasn’t anything on the radio and we could have avoided the trip had we known about the accident. And so can hundreds of motorists everyday. What if [...]

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How to Get a Free US Spotify Invite Code?

Spotify just launched in the US this morning. Those who have tried Spotify know it’s like a magical version of iTunes in which you’ve already bought every song in the world. – Wired If you didn’t know or haven’t heard about Spotify, that should explain what the service is all about. Spotify so far has [...]

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Find Free eBooks and Price Drops for Amazon Kindle

Regardless of the success of Apple iPad and other ebook readers, Amazon Kindle continues to do well. With Amazon announcing an even lower priced ad-supported version of Kindle, this space is getting hotter by the day. If you already own a Kindle, you may easily find New York Best Sellers and other popular books. But, [...]

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HootSuite Updates With Facebook LinkedIn Integration

HootSuite Updates With Facebook LinkedIn Integration

HootSuite is a professional web based Twitter management tool. You can read my HootSuite review here. Hootsuite has now updated with a few more features Facebook Integration Once you link your HootSuite account with your Facebook account, you can update your Facebook status, etc right from within Hootsuite. The cool thing is that if you [...]

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Forget Curating Your Own Google Reader

Google Reader is probably my second most visited site in a day after Gmail. As much as RSS readers have and RSS feeds have gained popularity, a vast majority of people don’t want to take the pains of setting up their Google Reader account with the sites they want to follow. Google Reader has released [...]

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Add reCAPTCHA Protection To Your Websites

Add reCAPTCHA Protection To Your Websites

Google recently acquired reCAPTCHA which had an unique approach to fighting spam. Captcha is that squiggly words/numbers that some sites ask you to enter to confirm you are indeed a human and not some bot trying to spam a website comment system or registration system. reCAPTCHA was a free captcha service that had a dual [...]

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