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DrivePop presents an interesting new cloud backup option

For sometime now I have used CrashPlan to backup all of my home computers to the cloud. I have no problems with it, in fact I love it. I previously tried using […]

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Google Earth now does time travel

Google not only sets a goal of collating the world's information, but also is on a quest to map the world. The search giant does this, not only though the basic GPS Google […]

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Webydo gives bloggers a new platform

Regardless if you are looking to post your first blog or looking for a professional service, there are multiple outlets to satisfy almost any need you could have. However, competition is good, […]


YouTweak enhances YouTube functionalities

There seems to be no end to ways of tweaking YouTube and Ghacks has looked at a number of them over the years -- many of them are accomplished through user scripts. […]


twDocs lets you export your Twitter as a document

Twitter has become the go-to social media service for many things. You can get the latest breaking news, often before the big networks like CNN even have it. You can follow weather updates […]

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After the Deadline cleans up your writing mistakes

I write for a living. That comes as no great shock to any of you I am sure. However, we all need helpful suggestions from time to time and that is generally […]

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Google Play welcomes Archie comics, offers introductory discount

Comic books have long been popular with the "geek" crowd, and were around long before the personal computer. One of the oldest is the Archie series, founded in 1939, which I read […]

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What does 'Kiosk Mode' mean to Windows 8.1?

Yesterday the latest build of Windows "Blue" leaked out onto the web in the form of build 9374. These build leaks have provided such publicity for the company over the years that […]

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Use Google Plus comments in Blogger

Comments are, at least in some ways, the life blood of web sites. After all, without readers and their input then we would not be here at all. There are a number […]


Listen to your Word documents with AudioDocs

What ifht you could listen to your Word document being read to you from your phone or tablet? Though it may not be a need for many people, I am sure it […]

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Camera360 4.0 for Android adds many new features

I have a minor obsession with Android camera apps -- I seem to collect them, but there are only a handful that I really use on a regular basis. One of my […]

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Check your HP ink levels from Android

In 2012 I made the move from an Epson printer and Canon scanner to an HP all-in-one. I would love to tell you how I carefully researched and compared devices, but the truth […]

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Trovebox can backup your online photos

Online services can always go away, though I doubt the major ones like Facebook, Instagram or Flickr are in any immediate danger of suffering that fate. Still, that is a scary prospect […]

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A new time waster - Angry Birds Friends heads for mobile devices

If you are on Facebook, and I can confidently say that most of you likely are, then you know the social network is also a haven for games. For the most part, those games […]

Chrome OS to get a Canary channel?

If you use Chrome, as in the web browser, then you likely are already familiar with  Canary, which is a cutting edge build of the software for those who think beta versions […]


Feedspot is one more good Google Reader alternative

Google has been in the news a lot recently, and much of it has been for all of the wrong reasons. The vast majority of that news has swirled around the decision […]

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Chrome 26 exits beta

Google is continuing to advance its Chrome web browser with today's release of version 26 to the stable channel. That means that the beta channel, which I use, will soon be getting […]

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Survey shows most of you opt to pay for your security

By the title above I did not mean to imply that people are pirating their anti-virus software. While some likely do, there is probably not much that could be worse than running […]