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Using an old PowerBook 667 for distraction free writing.

I’ve decided that my iMac is just to distracting for writing. I’ve got Twitter, Facebook and email notifications just to name a few. And then there is my desk. It’s nice but it’s quite a mess usually. Plus I can see the TV and it’s just all a little distracting. So I’ve decided to pull […]

How to control your Android’s ringtone and notification volumes separately.

I hate when people’s phones rings at work. Especially since it usually happens when they’re not at their desk. I think that phones should be silent so they don’t bother everyone else. However, on the flip side, I like to have alerts on so that things like calendar notifications remind me of when my next meeting is. […]

Android ROMs kind of suck and are kind of awesome at the same time.

I’m not sure if I should love or hate ROMs on Android. It seems that every other week or so I find a new cool ROM to install. Then I waste the next few hours, or days, getting it installed and configured like I want. This is kind of awesome because I’m not limited. I […]

Verify your Facebook account with Google Voice or Pinger without texting.

If you try and sign up for a Facebook account, Facebook will require you to enter in a phone number to verify you are a human. Then they will text you a verification number. This is all fine and dandy if you have a cellphone and texting plan. If you are using Google Voice or Pinger you […]

Using AdWords to get 16 gigs of Dropbox space for free works perfectly!

If you’ve got Drobox, then you know that you can get 500 MB of free space by referring friends; up to 16 GB. The problem is that all your friends probably already know about Dropbox. So what can you do? Reach out to strangers via Google AdWords. Using AdWords to get free Dropbox space has been […]

I’ve removed Facebook and Twitter from my phone.

In my quest to make my Android perform better I decided to try uninstalling both the official Facebook and Twitter apps from my phone. My Droid Incredible only has 412 MBs of memory with about 80 free MBs. I really don’t understand where it’s all going. Most of it goes to the system, I think, […]

Do people like Instragram for the photos or for the social network?

Instagram is one of those applications that has made it big but it kind of makes you wonder why. All it does is take a picture, put a filter on it and share it. It’s not a camera, it’s not a photo editor, all it does is put filters on photos. But it’s worth a billion […]

Seven Reasons why iTunes Match is worth the $25.

I’ve been using iTunes Mach for about a week now and it is well worth the $25 dollars. Here’s why. iCloud Storage All your music gets added to iCloud. Unlike other services, you don’t have to upload it all. iTunes only uploads what it can’t find a match for on their servers. This significantly cut […]

How to create a Facebook application or convert your old FBML Facebook pages.

So you want to create a Facebook application? Well the good news is it’s relatively simple. What I’m going to show you here is the very basics. I’m not going to go into APIs or anything like that. This is also how you go about converting your FBML tabs to Facebook iFames. Since Facebook is […]

Tool for adding Facebook app tabs to your page.

On February 1st, Facebook officially killed all app profile pages. However, what they left behind was a confusing and difficult way for users to add their app tabs to their pages. What use to be a simple click is now, create a new HTML page with specific code and then format your URL a specific way replacing […]