Category Archives: Misc

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Microsoft Launches its Online Store for US Customers

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There are a number of things that are bound to happen as internet connections and instant access to products become more and more available.  One of those things is that packaged software could eventually become a thing of the past.  I’m not convinced on the fact that this will happen very soon, but it could Continue Reading

Facebook is growing fast.. maybe too fast!

As I have said before, I always enjoy looking into numbers for some companies because they are usually so impressive, they sometimes sound unbelievable.  Techcrunch has an article about the speedy growth of Facebook and increasingly huge requirements to operate their site. Last year, Facebook had a reported $450 million of funding to expand and Continue Reading

Google Street View makes some people unhappy

Google may be praised for some of the services it provides and it may be denounced for others. This is the case with its “Google Street View” service, an option derived from Google Maps and Google Earth. The Street View allows you to obtain 360 degrees images of locations in several important cities in the Continue Reading

Adobe Air showcase – Refreshingapps.com

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I may have been somewhat silent recently, but it was vacation time for everyone, and it doesn’t mean I wasn’t still looking around for new applications. A friend of mine spoke to me about this site and I went to take a look. It turns out that it is a very interesting site to know Continue Reading

Download and Convert videos, units and files – youconvertit.com

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Whenever you need to convert units to something else, you probably just Google a converter and run the first one you find.  That’s what I do.  But last time I did that, I came across Youconvertit.com.  The difference with this particular site is that you can use it as a one-stop shop to convert/download/send many Continue Reading

Chicks please! – Chickipedia.com

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I’m pretty sure I’ve said this before and it’s no secret that I like beautiful girls.  Actually, most guys do, they just don’t show it as openly.  My girlfriend’s hot.. really hot… but my guy-nature can’t help but notice when a nice girl walks by.  Every time I see some hot girl on TV or Continue Reading

Animoto.com – Create cool videos online

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I came across Animoto.com a little while back but did not have time to give it a try.  Looking back in my bookmarks of sites to re-visit, I decided to give it a shot to see just what it would create with my pictures and music. Here’s what I got with some of my pictures Continue Reading

Google 411 available in Canada

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Google’s popular free 411 service GOOG-411 (1-800-4664-411) is now available in Canada. The toll-free directory service that uses Google results to give people phone numbers and addresses of local businesses launched in the States back in April of last year. Since then it’s added an SMS maps service that will send you a link to Continue Reading

Last day at the office for Bill Gates on June 27th 2008

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Microsoft’s most famous Founder, Bill Gates, will be stepping down from his duties on Friday, June 27th 2008. Bill Gates was a Harvard University dropout.  In 1975, he co-founded Microsoft with his friend Paul Allen and took the world by storm with his software we all know.  He made billions of dollars and totally revolutionized Continue Reading

Firefox 3 Download Day – Guiness Record

The team that created Firefox 3 were so sure that the community was impatient to download their newest browser, that they asked Guiness to measure their downloads and set a new world record.  So they went ahead and declared June 17th as Download Day.  The period is actually from 11:16am(PDT) on June 17th to 11:16am(PDT) Continue Reading