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Google Calendar Sync now supports Outlook 2010 — our top feature request. Outlook 2010 comes in 32-bit and 64-bit versions, and currently only 32-bit is supported. To start syncing your calendar with Outlook 2010, download ...

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The brilliant Java programmer Charles Nutter, responsible for JRuby and loads of open-source goodness, goes into detail on his blog about the Oracle v Google lawsuit over Android and Java patents. It’s a huge article, a...

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With Ubuntu 10.10 (the Maverick Meerkat), users and developers will have an end-to-end touch-screen framework — from the kernel all the way through to applications. Our multi-touch team has worked closely with the Linux ker...

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If you spend loads of time at the command line on your Linux, Mac, or Cygwin terminal, here’s the simple trick to view stock quotes from the command line.

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Time tracking software maker RescueTime learned today that you should register your domain for at least 9 years at a time if you’re running a business—when GoDaddy disabled their domain for failure to renew.

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There’s really no need for words to describe this wallpaper. Hit the link to download.

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You’ll probably only get this one if you’ve seen the movie Inception and played Super Mario Bros 2, but it’s a comic strip with Mario in it, ’nuff said.

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This week we learned how to maximize the Android phone’s battery life, use Dropbox with an Android phone, share a folder from OS X to Windows, export Evernote notes in html or mht Format, create a Windows 7 theme pack from scratch, and more. So sit back and relax while enjoying this week’s batch of geeky goodness.

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On Friday, a news item started making the rounds claiming that Google responded to the Oracle lawsuit by banning them from their search engine. There’s just one problem: it never happened.

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We love silly retro-style gaming t-shirts, and here’s another one that made us smile.

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Ever needed to connect two machines directly together? All you need is a crossover cable—but if you don’t have one handy, the Tested blog has the quick instructions on how to make your own.

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Not sure how many of you know about the VB100 award but it’s a public test conducted by Virus Bulletin, a highly reputable testing organization in the industry, designed to measure the detection effectiveness and quality of...

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Download: In the golden field wallpaper [deviantART]

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Over at the Tweaking with Vishal site, he’s posted a guide to using a registry hack to rename Computer, Network, Libraries, and the rest of the items in the Windows 7 Explorer navigation pane.

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Growing up, I spent countless hours playing Tetris on my Game Boy—I still remember the music while playing B-type on level 9 heart, height 4. Here’s a t-shirt design for those who remember it fondly.

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Ever forgotten your Windows password? There’s lots of ways to reset a forgotten password, but here’s an interesting one that uses the Sticky Keys feature to reset the password with a simple hack.

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This Darth Vader drawing is created completely out of different fonts and characters. It’s really quite impressive.

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ZDNet is reporting that Microsoft is getting the Beta 2 should be coming out next week sometime—most likely the 18th. The new version should have a lot of bugfixes, new icons, and new features—though we’re not sure ...

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You know you’re a geek when you hear thunder and then check Google weather instead of looking out the damn window.

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The Perseid meteor shower has been observed every year for the last 2000 years or so, and it’s an amazing show, especially if you live somewhere where you can actually see the sky.

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Tired of Twitter’s constant service errors? You can use the Twitter Fail Whale as your desktop wallpaper to make your point.

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Security experts and privacy advocates have recently begun warning about the potential dangers of geotags, which are embedded in photos and videos taken with GPS-equipped smartphones and digital cameras. Because the location ...

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Ever imagined controlling your PC with your mind?

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The tire pressure monitors built into modern cars have been shown to be insecure by researchers from Rutgers University and the University of South Carolina. The wireless sensors, compulsory in new automobiles in the US since...

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