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Microsoft Office 2010 Public Beta

You can get the new Office 2010 Pro or any of its components to try out during the beta period.   Get it here!

Blackberry Desktop Manager 5.0.1.18 Software Now Has Integrated Tethering Setup

I recently upgraded from Vista to Windows 7 and realized that my Blackberry tethering configuration was no longer working. After quick inspection, the modem entry for my BlackBerry had been removed during the upgrade. No sweat, I’ll just set it up again. Although it wasn’t that simple. I couldn’t get the device to show up […]

Pearl Jam – Just Breathe

 

Fix for Gmail Crashes Firefox

  Problem: Every time you close your Gmail tab in Firefox or close a set of tabs that includes Gmail, Firefox crashes.   Solution: There are many solutions out there that didn’t work for me. If you have made it here, chances are that they haven’t worked for you either. The problem seems to be […]

Miscrosoft Security Essentials

Microsoft has finally released their free antivirus product, called Microsoft Security Essentials. It doesn’t seem to be a bad product, but it continually is getting rated towards the bottom of the free antivirus class of products. More to come on this I’m sure. Product Home Page Download

Google has righted the ship

GMail is back up!

GMAIL is DOWN!

Yes, Google mail (GMail) is currently down. There is no ETA. Stay tuned. Don’t fret, you can still get your e-mail even when GMail is down: How to check GMail when it’s down! More reading

Google Voice!

After several months of waiting for an invitation my number finally came up today, literally! In a nutshell, Google Voice is a telephone number service from Google that allows you to rein in all of your different phone numbers and be reachable by everyone through a single number. You decide where to forward those calls […]

WordPress 2.8.1 Released

Get the latest installation and upgrade today! If you already have a self-hosted WordPress site, you’ll see an upgrade link at the top-center area of your admin dashboard. The automated upgrade was very fast and worked as advertised for me. Here’s what’s new: Highlights New drag-and-drop widgets admin interface and new widgets API Syntax highlighting […]