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Facebook Places icon looks like a "Foursquare" symbol -- what's the real story? (Download Squad)

Aug 26th 2010 4:32PM "...but no one noticed that the roads formed the number 4."

Riiiiiiiiiiiight. And no one tried to unfriend Zuckerberg either.

Windows tip: If you use Dropbox for portable software, stay away from System Restore (Download Squad)

Jun 24th 2010 12:27PM 'Naively, I trusted Microsoft..."
I wonder how many cautionary tales/horror stories begin with those words.

Extension sync support lands in Google Chrome source code (Download Squad)

Jun 11th 2010 10:36AM I would hope this would light a fire under Mozilla to do the same for Firefox, but people have been begging them for extension syncing forever to no avail.

Facebook privacy controls will be simplified, says Zuckerberg (Download Squad)

May 24th 2010 5:19PM The point is that you shouldn't have to spend 10 minutes severing ties that Facebook made without asking you first, especially since they didn't clearly inform each user that they had already unilaterally made those ties.

Facebook privacy controls will be simplified, says Zuckerberg (Download Squad)

May 24th 2010 2:21PM The gist of Zuckerberg's article is "We made the settings tweakable, but you're too stupid to use it so we dumbed it back down. You're welcome." Yet all along the REAL issue that made people angry was the opt-out instead of opt-in third party information sharing.

Out-of-process plugins landing soon in Firefox as a minor update (3.6.4) (Download Squad)

Apr 8th 2010 10:53AM "...now let's see that proposed change for the Javascript engine and no-restart extensions!"

Don't forget extension syncing!

Engadget's recession antidote: Win a Microsoft Gaming Pack! (Engadget)

May 21st 2009 12:41PM I could REALLY use a new mouse and keyboard.

Engadget's recession antidote: win a Sonos Multi-Room Music System Bundle 150 (Engadget)

Apr 29th 2009 1:55PM My proposal for fixing the world economy is capitalism. Lots and lots of capitalism. It channels greed rather than masking it in altruism.