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Five great Android apps for IT admins

With all the hoopla that surrounds the iPhone OS it's hard for some to imagine that some geeks...don't have (or want) an iPhone. Android, Google's mobile platform has been getting a lot of credit and recognition, especially as their app store continues. Once you get past the cheesy games and fart...

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YouTube launches Safety Mode to filter out "objectionable" content

YouTube has a video on just about anything you'd want to watch -- and some things you don't. While the company claims that this diversity makes them who they are today, other users are looking for a safer and more "clean" experience. To this end, YouTube has announced a new opt-in feature known...

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How to use Mac fonts on Linux

If you're looking for an easy way to port some of your favorite Apple fonts over to Ubuntu, here it is! I've just started to get exposed to alternative OSes like Ubuntu and was really excited to find a way to easily get some of my favorite fonts over to it quickly and easily. TechSource has provided...

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Scammers exploit the iPad hype

Since it's introduction last week, people have been clamoring for more information on the iPad. Apple has released a video and has posted some basic specs and pricing, but more information has been hard to come by. Scammers have started to pick up on this and have been looking for ways to exploit...

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YouTube's movie rental test posts dismal profits

YouTube began testing the waters with a movie rental service late last month. Starting small, they offered a collection of five films from the Sundance Film Festival. The movies were offered for ten days to see how users would respond to a paid movie rental service. Charging only $3.99, the...

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Google improves Gmail's web search capabilities

You'd think Google would have had this search thing down by now, but the search functionality within Gmail lacked some much needed (and requested) features. A recent addition to Gmail Labs hopes to fix this and make searching within mail much, much better. In April, Google announced that you...

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IE8 'officially' becomes most-used browser in the world

While there's no shortage of alternatives in web browsing, it looks like Internet Explorer 8 still has some pull out there. Net MarketShare, a company that monitors usage and market share of major web browsers, has released their January report. According to the report, IE (all versions) holds...

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Hulu could soon start charging for 'premium' content

Hulu, the online video service that allows users to watch television shows for free, is thinking about charging. Yeah, it sounds kind of strange to me too. In an effort to increase revenue, it looks like Hulu may put a premium price tag on some popular shows and exclusive web content. It...

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Rockface Rescue: search-and-rescue helicopter-flyin' Time Waster

I'm always looking for a good distraction when I'm sitting in classes I don't care about... which tends to be almost all of them. Rockface Rescue is a great, addictive game that I found on the BBC's website. From what I understand, the show followed a fictional rescue helicopter service that is...

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Curb app for Mac dumps the trash from USB drives

When you delete files on your computer, they're really not gone for good. Only once it's been emptied from your recycle bin is the file truly deleted. People tend to make mistakes and by saving fragments of the file it can be retrieved in a desperate "whoops moment". This has always been a pretty...

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