Before you shoot off a text message to a friend from your iPhone, consider using the free app FunMail. In a nutshell, it transforms your text message into a contextually-relevant picture that you can send via MMS. Worth checking out!
We’re apolitical but you can push your (least) favorite politician around. Just left click to throw them around. Dubya, Hillary and Sarkozy too.
grep originally was a command line utility used to search for text in files on UNIX. It’s also a popular search utility on Linux. And now you can use this powerful tool in Windows! Windows Grep is a simple to use text search utility that lets you search multiple files at once using regular expressions.
A big thank you to Gizmodo for compiling a huge list of bargain electronics. Happy shopping.
One of the very few security solutions which won the “Buy for Grandma!” award in the series of security reviews ran by 7 Tutorials, is ESET Smart Security 4. This might not come as a surprise, considering the great results ESET had in recent years with their NOD32 technology. If you want to know more about ESET Smart Security 4, the latest technologies it includes and how it performs, do check out this useful review.
If you have an enormous MP3 music collection on your home PC, it will probably me kind of hard to listen to any song you want from anywhere in the world, unless you have an iPod. If you want to access your music from the Internet on any computer, you can setup a streaming music server using a free program called Sockso.
The Christmas shopping season is now starting and many of you will consider buying a new laptop or netbook. If this is the case for you, then do consider this very interesting study on laptop and netbook reliability. It covers the reliability of laptops up to 3 years since purchase for all the major vendors (including Apple) and the reliability of netbooks up to a year since purchase. The study has some very surprising conclusions and, most likely you will be suprised to learn that HP is the worst in terms of laptop reliability while ASUS & Toshiba are the first. One conclusion that did not surprise me was that, one year in, netbooks fail 20% more often than laptops.
We’ve all known for a while now that Google has been developing an OS that is supposed to run on netbooks and store everything in the cloud, but now you can actually try it out for yourself! If you know how to setup virtual machines, check out this article on how to get Chrome OS up and running!
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