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Israeli Assassins Used Trojan Horse to Track Hamas Leader (Switched)

Jan 7th 2011 12:25PM Go Israel Go!!

One less terrorist in the world.

The free world is counting on you!

Sharkzapper for Google Chrome is a remote control for the new Grooveshark (Download Squad)

Dec 6th 2010 1:55PM Very odd that I was listening to Bloodhound Gang on Grooveshark when I read this article.

Somebody has been reading my mail.

Unh tiss, unh tiss, unh tiss, baby.

Six infographics that illustrate the growth and power of cloud computing (Download Squad)

Dec 1st 2010 7:08PM Download Squad should jump on this now to setup a cloud blog. I promise that by this time next year, it will be bigger than Auto News or Weird News.

Welcome to the new DownloadSquad (Download Squad)

Nov 23rd 2010 2:00AM Since everyone else has already commented on the great looking layout and the freshness, I'll just go on record as the token negative guy.


How many more of my go-to sites will be assimilated by AOL???

Dear lord, save me !!!!!

That is all.

Jailbreak iOS 4.2.1 with redsn0w (Download Squad)

Nov 22nd 2010 10:26AM Look closely at that screen shot where the box for Cydia install is unchecked.

The word is that Cydia hasn't been "fixed" or "upgraded" to work with the new OS.

If there's no Cydia, the world will go deaf with the screams of newbs trying desperately to learn how to use other tools for installation of JB apps.

Plug your ears in 2 hours, 34 minutes.

Your guide to Firefox 4 and its shiny new features (Download Squad)

Nov 11th 2010 1:44PM This browser hauls ass. I'm done with Chrome.

Where's my Omnibar plugin so I can make this my default?

Audiogalaxy reinvents itself as free, access-your-music-anywhere service (with Android and iOS apps!) (Download Squad)

Oct 14th 2010 10:44AM Confirmed on my iPhone.

I kept my PC on all day yesterday and Audiogalaxy kept the music going even over EDGE. I would have like to use 3G on my iPhone 3GS but in Seattle, if you have 3G on, you'll drop any phone calls. Since I'm one of the few people that use my phone for voice calls, I give up 3G but get better battery life - but I digress.

The shuffle is a great feature. I hit it with a folder on my HD and another USB drive and it found all 57,000 songs. Then, the shuffle put together a 10 song mix that allowed me to enjoy a few tunes I hadn't heard in a long time. Additionally, the responsiveness to a fast forward in my shuffle list was very quick. Again, this was all over a fairly nasty EDGE connection.

Sound quality was really good. Most of my Mp3s are really high bit rate and it didn't choke on any of them.

I would love to see a paid version that could handle .Flac files (a bit of an anomaly for sure) but otherwise, this feels really well baked and ready for prime time.

If you want to know how they're going to make money, just say LaLaLaLaLa over and over again until they are acquired and cash out.

Soluto/DLS Giveaway: Try the new beta, tweet for a free t-shirt (Download Squad)

Oct 12th 2010 7:21PM There's nothing hotter than an Israeli girl. They all serve in the army so they can all kick your ass.

Mulve, the free and non-P2P music download app, shut down by RIAA (Download Squad)

Sep 29th 2010 9:16AM The RIAA hit Grooveshark this week as well. Apparently, their deranged children have gone back to school so it's time to head to the laboratory to crank out more cease and desist letters.

What was odd about the latest Grooveshark salvo was how many of the take down notices involved live recordings. Bands that saw their music flagged for violations included Dave Matthews and Gov't Mule. The Gov't Mule flags were particularly odd since they have a fairly fan friendly taping/distribution policy.

Grooveshark, incidentally, stops anyone that receives an RIAA flag from uploading any more tracks - ever again. The cat and mouse game involves creating quick accounts, upping songs knowing it will be the last time, and then logging into your VIP account and "following" your now upload prohibited zombie account.

GameCrush -- where you pay to play video games with hot girls -- opens its doors (Download Squad)

Sep 28th 2010 7:37PM I went to Pukhett Thailand a long time ago and there were a lot of booths that sold alcohol and the women pouring drinks would try to get the sailors to play Connect 4. I've been told that you could eventually offer to take the girl back someplace for a different connection.

The issue is that after playing these games over and over, the girls get really good. I want to warn you that the beta period has probably produced some women that can kick your ass which you'll find emasculating when you want that least.