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Protect Your Child’s Privacy Online

security4web has a nice list of suggestions to protect your child online (follow the link to read the entire 19-point list): Be aware of cyberspace threats! Learn about all risks children may face while surfing on the Internet and start educating them on how to protect themselves online. Talk to your children about dangers they …

YouGetSignal.com – A collection of uncomplicated, powerful network tools

I heard about YouGetSignal.com from Chris… The best way to learn about the tools is to visit the site and try them. The reason why we came across the site is that we were trying to determine what sites were on a web server (to determine how loaded or overloaded the server is). The tool …

TypoBuddy – Find Misspelled eBay Auctions

I previously posted about e Boo Boos. Now Download Squad has posted about TypoBuddy: TypoBuddy, like previously reviewed TypoTracker, helps you find deals by searching for misspelled variations of the items you search for. Why? Because most people that search for a particular item will try to spell it right – meaning that listings with …

FormatFactory Kicks Media Conversion

From Download Squad: What could be better than a program that will convert audio, video, and image files from and to just about any format you can think of? How about one that does it all batch-style with minimal clicking? FormatFactory doesn’t care what files you want to swap in what order, just feed it …

Drivers Update Software by RadarSync

The latest issue of Windows Secrets newsletter had some information about driver update software. Several paid products were mentioned, but RadarSync has a free version. I’ve tried it and it seems to work well enough. There isn’t much to say about it other than it determines what hardware you have, the current driver version, and …

Japan’s 10 funniest tech-related ads

From ITBusiness.ca: Even the most culturally sensitive among us has to acknowledge that Japanese commercials areā€¦ well, strange. First of all, most Japanese commercial actors hail from the Randy “Macho Man” Savage school of advertising whereby they look directly into the camera and shout the product name as loudly and excitedly as they can.

100 Best Products of 2008

From PC World: After a good deal of–ahem–lively discussion, the editors at PCWorld have completed this year’s list of the 100 best technology products available today. How did we do it? After nominating hundreds of devices, apps, sites, and services we knew to be good, we rated each one on its design, functionality, performance, and …

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