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Windows 7 Taskbar Items Pinner makes it easy to pin special folders

Pinning programs, folders, and even frequently used documents to your Windows 7 taskbar can be a real time-saver. Certain folders, however, aren't so easy to add -- especially if you want them right on the taskbar and not buried in the Explorer jump list. Windows 7 Taskbar Items Pinner makes pinning everything from your downloads folder to the control panel to network connections as easy...

How to pin documents directly to the Windows 7 taskbar

You may have tried to pin a document or file you work on frequently to your Windows 7 taskbar, only to learn that it's too smart for that. Instead, you wind up with a pinned item for the program associated with the file's type, with your file pinned to the jump list. After reading a writeup at Lifehacker earlier today, I couldn't help thinking there was an easier solution than what they proposed...

Google to make Apps accounts more secure with two-factor authentication

Keeping your online accounts secure is a must, and Google will soon begin rolling out an improved authentication system to its Apps customers. Beginning with Google Apps Premier, Education, and Government users, you'll soon be able to utilize a smartphone-generated verification code as a second layer of account security. It's a bit like the dedicated RSA SecurID fobs some enterprises use for...

Internet Explorer 9 lets you pin Web apps to your Windows 7 taskbar

While no one else has gotten their hands on it yet, FastCompany has scored some time with Internet Explorer 9, and their images show a pretty killer feature at work. IE9 will allow you to pin your favorite Web apps right to the Windows 7 taskbar. Just like your favorite desktop applications -- Chrome, Firefox, Winamp, you name it -- you'll be able to pin your favorite browser-based apps....

How to pin multiple folders to your Windows 7 taskbar

File this one under "why didn't I think of that." Blogger and software engineer Abhishek Bhatnagar has posted a simple, clever way to pin multiple folders to your Windows 7 taskbar (or Superbar). Yes, you can already pin as many as you want to the Explorer icon, but it's still nice to be able to have single-click access to your most-used folders. Or you could just switch on the quick launch...

Google Checkout now available through WAP

Its 2007, and we don't have flying cars yet, but we do now have the abilities to buy items via our mobile devices. Ok, so it's not totally futuristic, but nonetheless it's a step towards the future. Google has announced that Google Checkout buyers can now make fast, secure purchases using mobile devices straight from any WAP enabled Checkout merchant. The process involved in purchasing is a little...

Blackberry PIN addiction

If you have a Blackberry PIN addiction, then you aren't alone. Pinppl is a meeting place for Blackberry PIN addicts. You can browse through registered users' profiles and find PIN people that seem interesting to you to chat about your similar interests. When you register at Pinppl, you are given a unique pinppl.com address for your Blackberry PIN. (Check out Paul's profile, pinppl.com/203EAE43,...