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Planets [DesktopNexus]

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If you’re a heavy Evernote user, the one reason you can’t switch to Linux full-time is that there’s no dedicated client, and the web interface looks like it was purposely designed to cause pain.

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This week we learned how to never run out of minutes again by making free VoIP calls on Android phones, automate Windows maintenance tasks to keep a PC running like new, crack a Windows password using a video guide, know why application installs want to make you reboot and close other apps, know what is (and is not) wrong with writing down your password, and more.

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You’ve probably already read this elsewhere, but if not, it looks like Google has taken us one step closer to living in the future.

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Do you get frustrated with all the excess garbage on webpages when you go to print them out? With the Printee extension you can cut it down to just the items you need and keep your ink and paper from being wasted.

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Are you looking for an easy way to generate fun and/or helpful danger signs? With the Danger Sign Generator you can choose the content for the top bar area, select a danger symbol for the left side, and add your own custom text in the right.

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Black Pegasus [DesktopNexus]

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Last week, it looked like Xmarks, the popular cross-browser bookmark syncing tool, was going to shut down.  We wrote up several alternatives to Xmarks so you can still keep your bookmarks synced, but now it looks like you ma...

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While most geeks rely on DSL to get a quick Linux fix from a flash drive or Live CD, we’ve come across an even lighter distro.  Tiny Core Linux is a very lightweight distro based on Linux 2.6 kernel, Busybox, Tiny X, a...

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Are you tired of the default Safari Browser icon? This set contains seven classy and stylish icons that you can use to replace the boring default icon.

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This fake movie trailer presents an interesting look at what things might be like if Batman and Superman were enemies instead of allies.

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Maverick Metro [via OMG! Ubuntu!]

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If you’ve ever wanted to be able to download Google Maps data for offline use, you should check out gmapcatcher, a cross-platform application that caches map segments locally.

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Why is iTunes sync so slow? So painfully and horribly slow? The worst part is when it tells you that it’s backing up your iPod, which seems to hang half the time.

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Note: Visit the link below to see the rest of the comic.

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Watch as our hero fights to save the “8 Bit Queen” from the Boss. Will he succeed?

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With multiple versions of Chrome and Chromium derivatives available there are quite a few good choices to select from. This week we would like to know which version(s) you use on your computer.

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By the time you finish reading this sentence, somebody will have found a new security hole in an Adobe product.

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dark city [DesktopNexus]

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I’ve been planning on upgrading my home desktop setup with some new, bigger monitors, and I came across this deal over on Newegg which seems like a really great deal—and I figured I’d share it with you, the readers, to get your opinion.

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Looks like the latest Android phone from T-Mobile includes some pretty awful technology—it is hard-wired to prevent you from doing any real customization with your phone, and will reinstall the locked-down OS if you decide to jailbreak it.

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It’s taken forever, but it looks like Internet Explorer has finally fallen below 50% market share in the worldwide browser market—and Google Chrome is growing at a very fast clip.

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Formatting a document in WORD is like creating a sculpture with Jell-O and chisel.

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If you enjoy seeing just how creative people can get with LEGO, then you will definitely want to see the work artist Mike Doyle had done. The image you see here represents the first in a series that will focus on abandoned homes.

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His identity erased. His past stolen. His whereabouts unknown. Waldo sets out on a personal quest for justice as agents attempt to track him down.

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