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$25 + 1 Hour of Sunday Prep = 5 Healthy Lunches (Plus Munchies) (Lemondrop)

May 10th 2010 9:00AM Notice the "Next" button, to the bottom right of the Spicy Black Beans. It'll take you to the page of what to actually do with these prepared ingredients to create the five dishes.

Good job guessing though, emily1984. :)

Flipping the Linux switch: Linux web tools and HTML editors, Pt. 1 (Download Squad)

Jun 11th 2008 12:21AM "Doing the same thing in Windows (WAMP), while not impossible, is certainly more time consuming and requires (believe it or not) a bit more confidence in your computer skills."
Have you ever heard of XAMPP? I guarantee you, in 5 minutes I can visit the XAMPP site, download the package, unzip it to a directory, run three batch files, and have a whole Apache + MySQL + PHP + Perl system up and running. I would dare to say it might be quicker even than setting up each system through the package manager (Synaptic or w/e).
WampServer is not much different, though I've used XAMPP more frequently. And setting up each piece by itself, yes would take a little time, but really isn't all that hard...

iPhone not supported under 64-bit Windows XP or Vista -- oops (Engadget)

Jul 1st 2007 10:37AM >The solution is very simple. Sell your Windows based PC and just get a Mac

Wow, thanks. Cause we totally wanna drop an extra couple grand on a system with mediocre performance, crappy graphics, hardly any games, etc. - just to run Windows (or in this case, just to run some iPhone software). My Windows PC can already run Windows, thank you. Maybe if I were an average person that was incapable of understanding how to run Windows/Linux, I would consider a Mac because they are dumbed down for the "common folk".

Oh and about 32-bit vs. 64-bit... It is common fact that not everything works on a 64-bit system. That's why I chose 32-bit over 64-bit... It's just not supported enough yet, and the downsides outweigh the benefits. However, I am very glad to see that more people are running 64-bit, and perhaps I will switch over in the near future. But things like this just keep making me glad I am still with my 32-bit OS.

iPhone not supported under 64-bit Windows XP or Vista -- oops (Engadget)

Jul 1st 2007 10:31AM Uhh yeah I've been using iTunes on Vista for the last month or two, synching my iPod, buying songs, listening to music, downloading podcasts, etc. I haven't seen any problems. The only problem I did have was Quicktime's plugin crashing Firefox... But just disable DirectDraw acceleration and it's all fixed.