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Are you tired of third parties tracking the webpages you visit and/or your web searches? Then get ready to put an end to it with the Disconnect extension for Chrome and Iron browser.

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If you’re facing down some last minute shopping (and starting to panic because Christmas is creeping up pretty fast) you’ll definitely want to take advantage of Free Shipping Day.

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If you’re looking for a witty retort to your boss’s misguided questions about programming or just for some interesting quotes from the history of computing, this collection of programming quotes is sure to offer s...

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Are you in the mood for picturesque winter scenery on your Windows 7 desktop? The Winter Theme for Windows 7 comes with 13 gorgeous views of winter landscapes to help give your desktop that special cool and frosty touch.

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If you’re traveling over the holidays, Google Chrome is footing the bill for free Wi-Fi for passengers on Airtrain Airways, Delta, and Virgin America flights until January 2, 2011.

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Have you ever wondered why the ghosts in Pac-Man move around the way they do? Here’s a complete and indepth guide to understanding everything there is to know about their behavior.

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Over at Google’s Demo Slam site, they’ve got a really impressive animation that they put together using nothing more than a Google Docs presentation. It’s well worth watching, if for no other reason than to ...

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From YouTube: The Game Station presents an epic gangland tale of betrayal and violence in this mock trailer for THE BROTHERS MARIO.

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Score some great games, DRM-free and cross-platform, at a pay-what-you-want price by grabbing a copy of The Humble Indie Bundle #2.

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Are you ready to add some holiday cheer to your Windows 7 desktop? This Christmas theme comes with 22 beautiful Hi-Res wallpapers, custom holiday icons, and Christmas carol sounds that will bring the holiday spirit right to your desktop.

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All Windows users know all about the Blue Screen of Death, but did you know it’s possible to change the color to anything you want? All it takes is… well, a lot of hacking.

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Are you looking for a quicker way to work with images while browsing with Firefox? Forget saving those images to your hard-drive for editing and just send them straight to Pixlr instead with the Pixlr Grabber extension.

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Are you a fan of Zoho’s wonderful online services and Google Chrome? Now you can get the best of both with the Zoho Writer, Sheet, & Show web apps for Chrome.

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Silent Winter [DesktopNexus]

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Here is a fun mashup of Jason Statham fighting to get the last unsold copy of World of Warcraft: Cataclysm when it first comes out.

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Are you tired of seeing Facebook Like Buttons and all other manner of Facebook clutter plastered across your favorite webpages? Now you can clean those webpages up with the FacebookBlocker extension for Firefox, Chrome, and Safari browsers.

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This week we learned how to create geeky LED holiday lights with old bottles, dig deeper in Windows Defrag via the command prompt, use Google Chrome’s drag/drop feature to upload files easier, find great gift recommendations by looking through the How-To Geek holiday gift guide, and have fun adding Merry Christmas fonts to our computers.

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Are you into all things sci-fi? This beautiful theme for Chrome and Iron displays a scenic view of a star fleet in planetary orbit that will add a nice touch to your browsing experience.

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Are you tired of the default Safari Browser icon or other icons on your computer and want something a bit more exciting to look at? This awesome looking set of compass icons will not only spice up Safari, but the other app sh...

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Exploding Planet [DesktopNexus]

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While Tumblr offers one of the easiest ways to start and update a blog, it’s also fairly limited in what you can do with it. You’ll be able to do much more with your blog in WordPress on your own hosting account....

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Do you need a simple and straightforward to-do list app for your Ubuntu system? Then you may want to have a look at Pytask.

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Are you looking for a colorful and fun winter theme to brighten up Firefox? The Christmas House theme will remind you of those relaxed days at home enjoying the snow while waiting for Christmas to arrive.

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