Month: July 2011

Chrome leads in the UK

Rightly so. IMHO, it knocks the socks off every other PC browser. Google Chrome becomes UK’s second most popular web browser – Technology – The Guardian “a sign of the internet giant’s increasing grip on the UK search market.” Via

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Text editor comparison

It’s a fail, unless you only work with and know Linux/U**X. Text Editors in The Lord of the Rings – (R news & tutorials) The only Windows-based editor mentioned is Microsoft Word, that’s obviously not used as a text editor

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Funny-scary Office 365 ad

Well, I guess you get what you (don’t) pay for with Gmail. What about Hotmail? Microsoft goes after Google with humor (that actually worked) – Techi.com

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Pre-ordering digital downloads?

Gamestop Now Offering Pre-Orders on Digital Downloads – HotHardware Consider that once something is in digital form, the supply is endless. Buyers download the same file(s) over and over again. That makes this approach weird, as there’s consequently no reason

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The Internet of Things in the cloud

Update: Pachube is now called Xively. Pachube is a service that enables you to send in sensor data from Internet-attached devices and then monitor and refine that data over time. Right now it’s mostly for experimental use, but there are

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Arguments for Google+

Five Reasons Google+ Won’t Die – Motherboard

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Rent your school books

This is an excellent idea for financially challenged students (which should be the majority). Students Can Save Up To 80% with Kindle Textbook Rental at Amazon.com – Discovery Channel Also, using e-books instead of paper books is much better for

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Foursquare partners with Groupon

Foursquare & Groupon Hook Up for Real-Time Deals I’m a bit surprised they didn’t provide their own deals component, instead opting for partnering with all relevant deals providers, but of course they would then have to sign up all the

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China provides new mobile platform

This is starting to get very interesting indeed. BBC News – Alibaba launches new mobile operating software “The launch comes as sales of smartphones in China, the world’s largest mobile handset market, are expected to grow rapidly.” “”Mobile users want

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Twitter: Revenue too late?

This article hints Google+ will take over. Why Twitter is obsolete – Social Media – Macworld It’s of course silly-simply for Google to copy Twitter from a technical standpoint, considering Twitter is the most basic of services. It’s a whole

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