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Android Apps – ShopSavvy

Having acquired an Android phone recently, the Samsung Spica, I have obviously been spending a lot of time filling it with the choicest applications from the Android Market. I install many applications every day and remove most of them after checking their utility. I also spend a lot of time checking...
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Gmail Goes Social With Buzz

Google revolutionized the email arena with the launch of Gmail a little over 5 years ago. However, in the recent past other services like MSN and Yahoo have been adding features that Google has forgone or not really been interested in integrating in to the Gmail platform. The last few weeks we have all...
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Working on your Holiday Photos with Digikam

This is the holiday season and you expect to take a lot of photographs. If you are not planning on taking a lot of photographs, you are at least planning on taking more photographs than you usually take. Just past the new year you would probably realize that you have a lot of photographs and not so much...
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Microsoft Office Web Apps

A couple of weeks ago the Softies announced the availability of Microsoft Office Web Apps as a Technical Preview to a few thousand people by invitation. They also plan to make the beta available to the public at a later date. An online version of Office has always been expected and there has always been...
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Linux Mint 7 KDE Edition

I decided to refresh my laptop after it recently came back from repairs. While there was nothing wrong with it software wise, I was getting bored and wanted to try something new. Having heard good things about the mint KDE release, I decided to install that instead of my existing Windows + mint Gnome...
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TweetDeck Beta for Linux: Screengrab Tour

TweetDeck is a well known and much loved desktop application used for managing your Twitter and recently your, Facebook accounts. TweetDeck is an Adobe Air application and requires that you have Adobe Air already installed. The linux version of TweetDeck does not allow for integration with Facebook but...
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Review: Photo Batch Editing with Phatch

For those like me who need to work with a lot of images to upload onto blogs or their websites, a batch photo editor is a real boon. There are multiple options available and depending on your appetite for geeky-ness. The one that I use and find the easiest to use is Phatch (Photo Batch). This piece of...
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Google Chrome for Linux

Does anybody know when the Linux version of Chrome is coming out? And do not tell me to go download Crossover Chromium (cause I already did). I am really waiting for Chrome to come out for Linux. I really want to see how Gnome will handle it. Will it look as polished? I have seen other ports of Windows...
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Firefox 3.1 Beta Released

October 14th saw the release of Firefox 3.1 beta. With this release Mozilla wants to showcase improvements in the user interface and greater support for emerging web standards. This release was originally intented to come out in August but they released an additional Alpha before this release. This release...
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Microsoft Internet Explorer 8

Microsoft recently gave us the second beta release of Internet Explorer 8. It has hardly been any time and the IE8 bashing is at full swing. The folks at exo.performance.network have said that IE8 is a seriously bloated software taking more memory than WinXp does as a complete OS. The usual memory print...
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