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Sideload Android apps on your Amazon Fire TV Stick

I picked up an Amazon Fire TV Stick during the 2-day Prime preorder discount and received it after everyone else bought theirs at Best Buy for the same price. Overall, it’s a pretty slick device, with a few shortcomings, but it ended up not being super useful at home since I already have a PS3 connected […]

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Windows 7 beta

I recently upgraded my 8710w (my main home system; it stays closed and plugged in, and is hooked via HDMI to my receiver, which goes to a 42″ Sharp LCD “monitor”) to 4GB of memory and a 320GB  harddrive (ReFills are huge; the 120GB that came with the laptop almost wasn’t cutting it anymore) and […]

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PureText

I’m always having to paste copied text into Textpad (Notepad works too) and then copy it again so I don’t get all the formatting of the original text (tables, style, etc.) especially when I’m writing Posts for this blog. I was going to download a Firefox Add-on to either 1) force plain-text copy or 2) […]

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Firefox 3 Released!

Mozilla released Firefox 3 today. Of course, I’ve been running Minefield nightly builds for several months on several machines. I can’t even remember what the new features are because they aren’t new to me anymore. I’ll run the official version 3 for a while before I start running nightly builds again. Download Press Release Release […]

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SpringSummerFall ’07 video

Here’s the slideshow video Lahna made: Original 60MB file (right-click on the link and choose “Save as” to save it to your computer) Smaller 30MB file (right-click on the link and choose “Save as” to save it to your computer) In Minefield (Firefox 3 alpha builds) I had to close the browser, copy this .dll […]