Flickr’s Own iPhone/iPod Touch App

I’m not sure what took Yahoo! so long to release their own app. This app was a surprise to me as I haven’t had much time to pay attention to anything going on, so I don’t know if this was news that shocked everyone else or just me. This was a good surprise though! I grabbed the app the day it was released. The Flickr app really... more →
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Seesmic Desktop: What I Like, What I Don’t Like

First, I’m not a fan of TweetDeck. It’s ugly; my eyes can’t stand white on black. And, it made me feel too overwhelmed. Twitter already has enough information coming through it, I don’t need an application making Twitter harder to follow. Twhirl solved this for me and has everything I need without filling up too much of the... more →
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Windows Vista Hidden Applications

A while back I had found out that Vista comes with a Snipping Tool. If you’re like me, you don’t browse the Accessories folder very often, so these are considered hidden for some! I just found out there are more applications from a search for note in the Start Menu, which revealed Sticky Notes and is installed if you enable the... more →
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Tip: Fix Gmail IMAP Inbox

For the past couple weeks, I have had an error appear anytime I go to the inbox. It would just prevent me from downloading any new e-mails in the inbox. I didn’t know why it was happening, just figured Gmail was having some problems. After I heard from people that Gmail was working fine for them, I thought it was probably my profile... more →
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Convert Documents with Universal Document Converter

With some of the work I do, I sometimes have to look at long Word and PDF documents and then have to pull out images. It can sometimes take a while to find the images I need if I don’t know what pages in the document they are located on. If I could view thumbnails of each page, then I could easily find out which pages they are... more →
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How to Create a Wish List on iTunes

I use iTunes to find new movies or music, but I have found that I have to add them to the Shopping Cart if I want to go back to them later. That’s probably not actually a good idea, but it worked. After not hearing from anyone on Twitter about creating a wish list on iTunes, I ended up doing some research and found the solution... more →
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Multiple Ways to Access Google Reader

Google Reader is a popular web-based feed reader that lacks one feature. A feature I’m sure everyone would love to have available, even if they didn’t use it. To sync with a desktop feed reader. Google seems to be falling behind with this. I stopped using Google Reader for a little while because of it. Now that I found a new... more →
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Remote Access to Home or Office

 is one of my favorite tools in Windows, because it allows me to connect to my desktop computer from my laptop when I don’t want to sit at my desk. But, if I wanted to be away from home, there just isn’t a way for me to access my home computer, unless I set it up differently. Remote access is needed sometimes. This becomes easier... more →
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Back to Microsoft Office Outlook and NewsGator

Outlook Over a couple weekends ago I decided to switch back to Outlook because I missed the features like the calendar and tasks. I know, I can have all that with other programs, but why? I like having just one program open that does almost everything! Another reason I switched is because I hate Thunderbird. Even though it’s the... more →
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Make Windows Vista Appear Faster

There are some things you can do to make Windows Vista seem a little faster without upgrading the RAM. Usually there are visual effects that are enabled by default that don’t need to be for Vista to function. I disabled them in XP and now finally decided to do the same in Vista, just to see a small improvement. Some of you may... more →
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