Monthly Archives: November 2010

TeamViewer Beta 6 is now out, remote control freaks rejoice

Let me just come right out and say it: TeamViewer is the best remote control application for Windows PCs today. I’ve tried numerous apps, and nothing comes close to TeamViewer’s performance on a WAN. For LAN situations, Windows Remote Desktop … Continue reading

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Real-time discovery of Twitter images with Hashalbum

One of Twitter’s greatest strengths is the sheer wealth of data that it produces. Like the Internet itself, though, without search engines, that data is all but inaccessible. Few would argue that Google defined the Internet that we use today, … Continue reading

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Dockstar FreeAgent hacked into inexpensive emulation masterpiece (video)

Hello, multipurpose! Seagate’s Pogoplug-based FreeAgent DockStar — at least at a glance — isn’t much good to those who aren’t buying up DockStar HDDs. But if you dig a little deeper, you’ll realize that this minuscule adapter packs a 1.2GHz … Continue reading

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US Supreme Court agrees to hear Microsoft appeal in Word patent case

It’s been quite a few months since we’ve seen any major developments in Microsoft’s patent battle with Toronto-based i4i Inc over Microsoft Word, but it looks like things are now about to change in a big way. As The Wall … Continue reading

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Firefox Friday: a round-up of this week’s Firefox releases and news

Stop! Stop your Friday afternoon it’s-only-two-hours-until-weekend procrastination! Focus on this tab for just a moment because I have a lot to tell you. We’ve covered so much Firefox news this week that you can’t possibly have read it all. You … Continue reading

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WidgetBlock for Chrome blocks annoying social widgets, makes Web faster

The Web is all about being social these days. When you take this “social” buzzword and reduce it down to brass tacks, you often end up with a bunch of widgets, buttons and other annoyances crowded around the content you’re … Continue reading

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Lady Gaga trapped in an Android smartphone, we wish she’d stay there (video)

NTT DoCoMo has Darth Vader selling its Android wares, so what could KDDI au possibly counter with? Why, a force even darker and more heinous than the Sith Daddy himself: Lady Gaga. Yes, the music fiend we love to hate … Continue reading

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Inhabitat’s Week in Green: modernizing the US national grid, not to mention deserts and pyramids

Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week’s most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us — it’s the Week in Green. This week at Inhabitat, we were thankful to be able to witness the long-awaited unveiling … Continue reading

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Turn Your iPad or iPhone Into a Pinball Machine [Ipad]

I’ve been lusting for the iPad arcade machine for a long time now. I like the idea of sliding my iPad into a little cabinet and play Galaga or Pac-Man. Until that time comes, I may survive using this pinball … Continue reading

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CrunchGear Week in Review: Rev Edition

Here are some stories from the past week on CrunchGear: Impending Wikileaks Release Could Be ?Embarrassing? To Foreign Governments Smartfish Whirl Mini Signals The End Of The Tired Wrist Era Gran Turismo 5 Review Round-up: Yeah It?s Good (But *How* … Continue reading

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