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

Genius Professional Driver – No more driver headaches.

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Genius Professional Driver is a small software that prevents you from wasting time trying to understand why your computer is slow or suddenly freezing when you install a new device… What does it do? It backs up and updates the drivers of your computer and suggests new ones… It will automatically download the latest drivers Continue Reading

Happy Birthday Google!

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It was approximately 10 years ago that Google became the search engine we all know today. It was not always the way it is right now, but the philosophy was there from the beginning. Google has put up a really cool timeline that any fan will find very interesting. You’ll find a plethora of facts Continue Reading

Google Chrome in Beta

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If you haven’t been hearing about Google Chrome all over the place since september 1st, then you probably didn’t go on the internet since because that’s all everyone is talking about.  Just like every other blog out there, this is our mandatory Chrome post ;-)  Google Chrome was released in beta yesterday and has already Continue Reading

How to choose a USB key

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There is no sure-fire way to shop for a key. You will need to decide on the capacity you need and think about some of the features you want, then try to find the best value for money and buy it! Some useful info on USB keys… Once you have chosen the capacity of your 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

USB 3.0 is coming in 2009

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Everyone has at least one USB device or, at least, most people know what USB is for.  The USB standard has been around for many years already and it quickly became a standard in the industry because so many manufacturers decided to produce equipment that use it.  Now, Intel has released the specifications for the Continue Reading

Yahoo! Buzz goes live for everyone!

As we have previously covered, Yahoo! Buzz is a service that allows you to submit stories that you find interesting and ranks them according to popularity.  Very often compared to Digg and the likes, Yahoo Buzz offers similar features and will publish the top stories for every category on the front page of the Yahoo! Continue Reading