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Monday, December 28, 2009

Statistics: Firefox 3.5 surpassed IE7 in global usage share last week

Statistics: Firefox 3.5 surpassed IE7 in global usage share last week:
http://www.betanews.com/article/Statistics-Firefox-35-surpassed-IE7-in-global-usage-share-last-week/1261428919?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+bn+%28Betanews+Full+Content+Feed+-+BN%29

That FF use spiked during the holiday jibes with reports that IE usage is strongest in corporate work environments (particularly IE6 usage).

Friday, December 25, 2009

Webinar of new Google Analytics features

Webinar of new Google Analytics features:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NWwVj_X0WxY

Tuesday, December 22, 2009

NirCmd v2.37 - Freeware Windows command-line tool

NirCmd v2.37 - Freeware Windows command-line tool:
http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/nircmd.html

JAWS has a weird way of detecting data tables

JAWS has a weird way of detecting data tables:
http://www.456bereastreet.com/archive/200912/jaws_has_a_weird_way_of_recognising_data_tables/

Thursday, December 17, 2009

EarthMine - accurate positioning in augmented reality

EarthMine - accurate positioning in augmented reality:
http://www.wired.com/epicenter/2009/12/3d-maps-camera-phones-put-reality-in-augmented-reality/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+wired%2Findex+%28Wired%3A+Index+3+%28Top+Stories+2%29%29

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Google Url Shortner

Google Url Shortner:
http://goo.gl/
Integrates with Google toolbar, but not yet working correctly in FF (works in IE)

NPD press release on US media consumption

NPD press release on US media consumption:
http://www.npd.com/press/releases/press_091215.html

Sunday, December 13, 2009

Facebook's new privacy settings: 5 things you should know

Facebook's new privacy settings: 5 things you should know:
http://abcnews.go.com/Technology/GadgetGuide/facebooks-privacy-settings-things/story?id=9312771

Saturday, December 12, 2009

Best sites to help you manage your bookmarks

http://www.qualitylogoproducts.com/lib/sites-to-help-you-manage-your-bookmarks.htm

Blummy - bookmarklet manager

http://www.friedbeef.com/top-10-bookmarklets-and-the-best-way-to-manage-them/

Friday, December 11, 2009

Browser compatibility support

Browser compatibility support:
http://a.deveria.com/caniuse/

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Zeus bot uses EC2

Zeus bot uses EC2:
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2009/12/09/amazon_ec2_bot_control_channel/

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Memorandum.com (via Gene Weingarten)

Memorandum.com (via Gene Weingarten) - news and commentary aggregator:
http://www.memeorandum.com/

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Instant search on Google Trends

Instant Search on Google Trends - searches breaking news headlines:
http://www.google.com/trends

Webkit doesn't display alt text

Webkit doesn't display alt text:
http://www.456bereastreet.com/archive/200912/safari_webkit_and_alt_text_for_missing_images/

FCC sends letter to Verizon

FCC sends letter to Verizon:
http://www.wired.com/epicenter/2009/12/fcc-verizon-letter/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+wired%2Findex+%28Wired%3A+Index+3+%28Top+Stories+2%29%29

Monday, December 7, 2009

Share a folder on your Mac with Windows clients

On the Mac:
  1. System Preferences > Internet & Network > Sharing.
  2. Click "Options".
  3. Un-check "Share files and folders using AFP".
  4. Check "Share files and folders using SMB".
  5. Check the box next to the account name you want to enable.
  6. Click "Done".
  7. Check "File Sharing".
  8. Under "Shared Folders", click the plus "+" sign and select the folder you want to share.
  9. Click "Show All".
  10. Internet & Network > Network.
  11. Make sure the correct connection type on the left is selected and it says "Connected".
  12. Click "Advanced" in the lower right.
  13. Click "TCP/IP".
  14. Note the "IPv4 Address" value.
On the Windows box:
  1. Click Start (or Start > Run on older systems).
  2. Type "\\the.mac.ip.address" and hit Enter.
  3. Enter the short username and password of the Mac account when prompted.
An Explorer window will open to the shared folder on the Mac.

Friday, December 4, 2009

Sandboxie

Sandboxie - cool software sandbox for running programs
trying out software, etc.:
http://www.afterdawn.com/software/desktop_software/desktop_security/sandboxie.cfm?utm_source=newsletterENG&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20091204

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Location: Falls Church, VA, United States

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