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Rooting and Un-Rooting my Droid Incredible.

Rooting my Droid Incredible was one of those geeky things I really wanted to do. I didn’t have a good reason, I just thought it’d be cool. So I did it; then I tried to un-do it. Rooting my phone was really easy thanks to the unrevoked3 recovery reflash tool. All I had to do was […]

Lion. Why you no like my computer?

It’s sad but it’s true, Lion won’t work on my iMac. It’s one of the first generation Intel iMacs and it didn’t make the cut. Ohh well. I can still put it on my work computer so at least I’ll be able to play with it. And I can still get backwards scrolling if I want […]

How to disable Firefox beta update notices.

With Firefox’s new release schedule, you may be seeing update messages every few weeks about a new beta version. If you’re tired of seeing these, you can easily disable them. First, in Firefox’s URL bar type about:config. If you get a safety warning, hit I’ll be Careful. Next, in the filter bar type In […]

The fastest browser on my Mac is Firefox 5.

I tested four browsers with the SunSpider tests and it turns out that Firefox 5 was faster than Chrome, Safari and Opera. This was quite surprising to me as it beat out Chrome but quite a bit. It’s also interesting how far behind Safari is. Opera 10.5 – 534.0ms +/- 1.4% Chrome 12 – 524.6ms […]

Turn your iPad or iPhone into a weather radio.

I’ve been looking to get a new weather radio and I found a really good, and cheap, one that happens to be an iOS app. NOAA Weather Radio is an iPhone and iPad app that lets you listen to over 160 weather radio stations from all around the country and even a few in Canada. […]

Google Music vs Amazon Cloud Player – A quick review.

I’ve been testing out both Google Music and Amazon Cloud Player and have to say that they are both nice services. Below are my pros and cons of each service after some initial testing. Price: Google Music – Free (for now) Amazon Cloud Player – First 5 gigs are free, after that it’ll cost. Tip Uploading: Google […]

GA? and yExplore are now Firefox 5 ready.

I received emails from Mozilla yesterday that stated GA? – Is Google Analytics Installed and yExplore are compatible with Firefox 5. So I’ve updated the version numbers in the extensions and they are ready to go. As a bonus, GA? also works in Firefox 4 now too. 🙂 Enjoy!

Get an extra 20 gigs of Amazon Cloud space for $0.69.

I’m sure you’ve heard by now that Amazon has a new cloud storage service that allows you to save your digital life online. The biggest feature here is that you can upload all your music and play it online whenever you want, wherever you want. Amazon gives you 5 gigs for free, but you can […]