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WordPress 3.1 Goes Live: Here’s What’s New

February 28, 2011

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The WordPress team pushed out version 3.1, code name “Reinhardt,” on Wednesday, bringing a host of new and updated features to users and developers. WordPress 3.0 was released back in June 2010, along with its own set of new functions and features. The 3.1 release cycle was originally expected to be completed before the end of 2010, […]

Burning Chrome

February 28, 2011

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“A good player goes where the puck is. A great player goes where the puck is going to be”—The Great One Google made a few interesting announcements this week. First, Google Docs Viewer support for a sheaf of new document types, including Excel, Powerpoint, Photoshop and PostScript. Second, Chrome’s new ability to run background apps that run […]

Skype Simplifies Cheap Overseas Calling From Any Phone

February 25, 2011

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Skype just made it easier to save money on international calls. Users can now directly call any phone in the world from a cellphone or landline, and that phone will ring immediately, with no pesky voice-prompt hoops to jump through.The Skype to Go service — which allows users to call other users via any phone […]

The Mark Zuckerberg Comic Book Has Arrived

February 23, 2011

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The biographical comic portraying the life of Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg hits shelves today. Canadian comic production company Bluewater Productions released the “giant-sized” 48-page issue, which freelance journalist Jerome Maida wrote Sal Field illustrated. “Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire on the planet and created something that has already had a profound impact on the world. Yet […]

Facebook Changes Aplenty

February 23, 2011

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Facebook is making a lot of changes these days and it is hard to stay up on them all. Here are some of the key ones you may want to know about: Facebook Pages are Redesigned and Administrator Features are Added Facebook recently redesigned Pages that look similar to the revamped personal profiles. Facebook offers […]

Personal Sub Could Be Easiest, Safest Yet [PICS]

February 22, 2011

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Hop into this Ego Compact Semi Submarine, and without any extensive training you can be on your way to exploring the deep blue sea in no time. Why is this called a semi-submarine? The entire boat is not submerged, but it’s more like a pontoon boat with a transparent waterproof compartment hanging from its middle. […]

Yahoo Engineer Complains About Lack Of Innovation At Yahoo

February 21, 2011

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Right now Yahoo engineer Jeremy Johnstone is my hero. Frustrated with with Flickr’s lack of HTML5 support on the web, Johnstone — whose position is currently “Technical Yahoo!” on theYahoo For Good team — has decided to take his employer to task, where else? In his Flickr steam. Earlier today Johnstone posted the above image, with the following […]