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Here is a quick and easy way to keep those popular CLI commands available for reference whenever you need them.

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Here is a little something to think about the next time you consider posting your offline travels or activities to a social network: not posting anything at all can turn out to be the best and safest policy.

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Lake Plitvice [DesktopNexus]

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On Wednesday, Microsoft is set to announce the official beta of Internet Explorer 9 and unveil the new interface, but if you’re interested in the behind-the-scenes technology, they’ve got a great write-up for you right now.

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The Horrible Logos site is a real logo design site that makes you a bad logo that’s guaranteed to suck, all for a few dollars.

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NVidia graphics cards have had some serious driver problems over the years, and this Flash game pokes some fun at it with a (fake) interactive bug hunt in Visual Studio.

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Looks like Hotmail is actually growing, while Yahoo is down. What this doesn’t tell you is that Gmail gained 22% over the last year, while Hotmail only gained 3%.

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This week we learned how to tell what type of memory Linux PCs have installed, manage iPods with MediaMonkey, clean up a messy Internet Explorer context menu, convert a PowerPoint 2010 presentation to video, switch Windows 7 to the XP Style Alt-Tab switcher, and more.

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Looks like Yahoo is finally working on a major update to Yahoo Mail, which has been losing ground to Gmail on a daily basis.

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Have you noticed the annoying extra parameters that get added to URLs from many web sites using Feedburner feeds? It’s especially irritating when you want to share a web page or link to it from a blog post.

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Who says Vista doesn’t look as good as Windows 7?

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If you’ve spent time on Facebook, you’ve probably seen one of your friends fall victim to a scam or three. The worst of these scams use security holes to automatically force people to Like a page—and one blogger...

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Are you looking for a set of icons to help make your Starcraft II themed desktop complete? Then you will definitely want to take a closer look at this wonderful set of icons.

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Watch a tour of Jay Shafer’s tiny 100 square foot home. It is compact, well thought out, portable, and his third in a little over 10 years. What are your thoughts about it?

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Note: Original resolution size for this wallpaper is 2400*1600.

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Sometimes the simple white background in Google Reader gets to be a little monotonous. Now you can add colored borders or completely color in the entries to make them stand out better.

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Note: This wallpaper can be made to easily fit your screen’s resolution if placed on a larger black background (original size is 1280*800).

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A new exploit discovered in the iPhone hardware, or more specifically, the A4 processor, makes the iPhone, iPod touch 4G and the iPad jailbreakable for life. The exploit is found in the A4 hardware, so Apple can’t patch...

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The great VLC media player is being released for the iPad, hopefully next week, and on Sunday they will be giving out a pre-release version to a few of their Twitter followers.

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Honestly, I don’t remember the last time I mailed anybody a letter, but I’m sure somebody, somewhere is still using snail mail. If you are, here’s how to create an envelope with a Google Maps view of a speci...

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Over at ZDNet, Windows expert Ed Bott has written up a guide to installing iTunes without all the extra bloat that comes with it. If you’re an iTunes user, it’s a very interesting read, even if you don’t fee...

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