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Category Archives: Cool

xBrowserSync

I started using Xmarks to sync my bookmarks between multiple browsers and computers so long ago that it may have still been called Foxmarks when I started using it.  While I had a handful of problems with it from time to time–mainly with syncs failing and leaving my bookmarks corrupted in a given browser–the tool […]

Hi, I’m a Mac! (or It’s a Unix System! I know this!)

I finally gave in and bought myself a Mac.  My five-year-old Toshiba laptop served me well, but with several pieces of the plastic case broken off and what appear to be memory issues slowing things down, I decided it was time for an upgrade.  At more than three times the price of a similarly specced Windows-based machine, getting […]

Awesome Android App of the Day: Pixlr-O-Matic

With so many low-cost, high-megapixal digital cameras on the market these days, we’d expect to be seeing lots of high-res, vividly colored pictures everywhere. Despite the technology, however, the current rage is the retro look–with everything from grainy black-and-whites, washed-out colors of the Instamatic era, and pictures that look like they survived a flood being […]

Awesome Android App of the Day: Swype

As a little kid I used to love to finger paint. Finger painting is a great, natural way to express yourself and I loved how the paint felt in my fingers. One of the things that I like about the Android OS is how customizable it is. Even some of the most basic features, like […]

Blogging from my phone

I’m testing out the WordPress app for Android devices, which I just installed on my phone. Maybe this will get me to blog more often…I doubt it…

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