How to Perform a Country Specific Web Search

How to Perform a Country Specific Web Search

Social networking sites have really opened the doors to the average person for global communication and business over the past couple of years. You may have a service geared toward a specific need in a country other than where you live. Maybe you are looking for a new vendor. Whatever the reason, there are times when […]

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imo.im – A Multi-Client Web Based IM Service

imo.im – A Multi-Client Web Based IM Service

I am what you could call an instant message junkie. Between Facebook, Yahoo, Google and Blackberry messengers, I am always chatting with someone. In some cases Instant messaging from a mobile device just won’t cut it. What would happen if you were at a friend’s house and you need to get a hold of someone […]

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Easily Backup Your Windows With Easeus Todo Backup

Easily Backup Your Windows With Easeus Todo Backup

Easeus Todo is a free back up service for computers running Windows 2000 and newer. It is also compatible with Windows Server 2000/2003/2008. Todo not only can make backup images of your hard drives, it can also clone drives too. I am not going to go over that part of the application though. Being a […]

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6 SEO Extensions for Firefox

6 SEO Extensions for Firefox

When you are writing for a website of any kind, the overall goal is to get traffic. If you don’t get traffic to your site, then it isn’t really worth your efforts. SEO or Search Engine Optimization is something you need to consider if you rely on “organic” search engine traffic to feed your site. […]

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Popscreen Makes Video Bookmarking Super Easy

Popscreen Makes Video Bookmarking Super Easy

Video sites are springing up all over the place. Just like web pages and blogs, your favorite videos need a place to be cataloged for easy access later; enter Popscreen. Popscreen (beta) is a social video bookmarking and sharing site that allows you to keep all of your favorite videos in one spot.

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4 Useful Google Wave Apps

4 Useful Google Wave Apps

Like most everything Google does, they give you the core product and let other people create the tools to use it; Google Wave is no exception. If you would like to read more about Google Wave, Joshua did an outstanding job in a couple earlier posts. Read them here and here. Below are the most […]

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3 Sites to Easily Share Your Documents With Others

3 Sites to Easily Share Your Documents With Others

With all of the different ways to be social on the web, one of the things you may not think of sharing is your documents and presentations. I was surprised there are as many sites out there offering just such a service. When I really thought about it, it makes a lot of sense. These […]

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Get Your Homepage Organized With 43marks

Get Your Homepage Organized With 43marks

A few weeks ago I was re-listening to an audiobook by Seth Godin called “Purple Cow”. One part talked a little bit about a person who randomly sent the people at Google an email if the word count got too high on the main search page. These emails help them keep the search page exactly […]

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Mac: Manage Your App Windows More Efficiently With Windowshade X

Mac: Manage Your App Windows More Efficiently With Windowshade X

A few months ago, Damien wrote a post about the need to keep windows open on top of others for better productivity. While Afloat for Mac does exactly that, Windowshade X does a little bit more. WindowShade X is a small software (3.3MB) with plenty of great and useful features that allow you to manage […]

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Better Manage Your Gmail Inbox With Aliases

Better Manage Your Gmail Inbox With Aliases

A while ago I was perusing the Google help files and found a cool little tidbit. It didn’t really hit me right away how useful it could be. Once I started to use it, I wondered how I got by not having it before. What I am babbling on about is Gmail’s ability to handle […]

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Hootsuite: All You Need to Manage Your Twitter Account Online

Hootsuite: All You Need to Manage Your Twitter Account Online

If you are unfamiliar with Hootsuite, it is a very feature-rich web based Twitter client. Their tag line is “The Professional Twitter Client”. This is very true. It has a great number of configurations and options which make managing one or multiple Twitter accounts very easy. Many of its features are pretty appealing to big […]

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CyberDuck – Freeware Mac FTP Uploader,

CyberDuck – Freeware Mac FTP Uploader,

If you have your own website, blog or are uploading information online somewhere, there is a decent chance you are using a FTP uploader of some sort. When I originally had a need for this kind of application, I did a little digging around. The name that kept popping up was Cyberduck. I looked at […]

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Seesmic Update: Web Preview and Updated Desktop

Seesmic Update: Web Preview and Updated Desktop

The folks at Seesmic have been busy little beavers recently. Not only did they put out an upgraded for the desktop application I reviewed, they debuted Seesmic for the web. The release is being calling it a preview, which I’m guessing is a lot like a beta. The web application offers a lot of the […]

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Easy Twittering and Facebook(ing) with Seesmic

Easy Twittering and Facebook(ing) with Seesmic

In the battle of the social media sites, the two that seem to be everywhere these days are Facebook and Twitter. The hardest part of immersing yourself in any type of social media, be it for fun or for business, is managing it well. With all of the web based options available, most are geared […]

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ShoZu – Social Network Updating Made Easy

ShoZu – Social Network Updating Made Easy

There are plenty of sites and programs out there that will let you upload your pictures or videos to one or two of your social media sites, but people like choice. Would 50 supported sites plus email and FTP uploading be enough? That should let you share enough stuff to make even your Kindergarten teacher […]

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Review of Opera Unite: Putting a Web Server In a Browser

Review of Opera Unite: Putting a Web Server In a Browser

Opera Software recently released a Beta version of its new web browser, Opera Unite. The beta version offers some really cool features that are very new to mainstream web browsing. If you are not familiar with the Opera browsers, you may want to give them a look. They have been making a great desktop product […]

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Scribefire: A Full Featured Blog Editor For Firefox Users

Scribefire: A Full Featured Blog Editor For Firefox Users

Not too long ago I started looking around for an easy way to post to some of the blogs I write for. The first thing that came to mind, since I was already using it to write, was to use the publish option in Google Docs to post. If you use the free hosting sites […]

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10 Useful Portable Applications to Run On Your USB Drive

10 Useful Portable Applications to Run On Your USB Drive

Portable applications are modified versions of a desktop application that can be run on a USB drive. iPods, USB flash drives, external hard drives or any other portable device can be used. When the applications are stored on said device, the application can be used on any computer running the proper operating system by being […]

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Getting Social With Last.fm

Getting Social With Last.fm

Last.fm is my internet radio app of choice. It plays and recommends music I like far better than most of the other interactive streaming stations on the web. It doesn’t only play well know artists, it plays artists I would probably never come across. I have found some Japanese drum groups, reggae groups from Poland […]

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