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Review: Sizester lets you edit and upload your images fast

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People upload images online for many reasons, whether it's to prepare for an eBay auction, write a Craigslist ad, or send holiday snaps to friends and relatives. Sizester ($10, 15-day free trial) is a desktop app that aims to streamline the process of preparing those images for public view....
Review: Sizester lets you edit and upload your images fast

Three easy ways to find the Windows 8 Control Panel

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Right-click the lower-left corner of the Desktop to activate this menu. Anyone new to Windows 8 knows that there's a learning curve, especially when it comes to seemingly simple things like shutting down your PC or enabling the hibernate option. Indeed, if you've ever gone looking for the Control...
Three easy ways to find the Windows 8 Control Panel

DigitalOcean: These Open Web champions do supremely simple cloud hosting for the middle market

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Let’s talk cloud hosting. Not just for Websites but for app developers and everyone else as well. There’s certainly no shortage of hosting providers out there but they seem to fall into the “starter” or “expert” camps, with nothing much in between. But TechStars grads DigitalOcean is looking to fill the...
DigitalOcean: These Open Web champions do supremely simple cloud hosting for the middle market

Unaware, Millions Flood To Hijacked, Cloned and 'Fake' Movie Streaming Sites

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For the past decade, Internet users on the lookout for video have turned to the many torrent sites out there. In a bandwidth-limited online world, they have served their purpose well. However, in recent years bandwidth has become more easily available at the right price and as a result streaming...
Unaware, Millions Flood To Hijacked, Cloned and 'Fake' Movie Streaming Sites

Google launches Chromebook rentals and bulk online purchases for Apps customers

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Today Google announced two key services for its Chromebook project: rentals, and the ability for its Apps customers to quickly purchase and deploy the hardware. Renting a Chromebook costs $30 a month, a fee that declines over time. After the first 12 months with a device, the monthly cost goes...
Google launches Chromebook rentals and bulk online purchases for Apps customers

If you’re a Google Apps admin, you will now have access to a “Gmail log search”

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If you’re a business, non-profit or educational institution, administrating all of the accounts can be a bear, I can imagine. A new tool from Google Apps, called Gmail log search, will allow administrators peek into the inbound and outbound email traffic happening from their domain. Before you freak out though,...
If you’re a Google Apps admin, you will now have access to a “Gmail log search”

HP teases new Envy all-in-one printer, glass and metal dotted all over (video)

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We all love teasers, so it's rather swell that HP decided to tease its next Envy-branded all-in-one printer at the Global Influencer Summit in Shanghai -- almost two years after introducing the Envy 100. As you can see in the above slide and the extremely brief video teaser after...
HP teases new Envy all-in-one printer, glass and metal dotted all over (video)

Rackspace Eats Its Own Dog Food With OpenStack

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The Rackspace Cloud will begin practicing what it preaches and transition to OpenStack. The announcement is one of the first of many expected out of the OpenStack camp this week, as the developers and companies involved with OpenStack descend on San Francisco for a design summit and conference. Sponsor Starting...
Rackspace Eats Its Own Dog Food With OpenStack

Windows 8.1 unveiled: Lots of touchscreen tweaks; Desktop users will be dissatisfied

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At long last, and probably in response to the growing number of leaks, Microsoft has published an official "first look" of Windows 8.1 (Blue). As expected, the Start button is making a return (but the Start menu isn't), you can boot straight to the desktop, you can now view multiple...
Windows 8.1 unveiled: Lots of touchscreen tweaks; Desktop users will be dissatisfied

How To Block Ads And 6 Other Cool Tricks You Should Try With YouTube (GOOG)

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We love YouTube, but there's a lot we'd change about it, too. The ads are a little too obtrusive for us, we'd love to set a default video quality, and the famously obnoxious comments are often better left out completely. Thankfully there are browser plugins that make it a snap...
How To Block Ads And 6 Other Cool Tricks You Should Try With YouTube (GOOG)

About Last Night Wants To Improve Your Nightlife By Making It Even More Social

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They say that all work and no play makes for some dull boys, and I think brothers Darren and Derek Dodge certainly seem to agree with that sentiment. The two of them have just launched a new iPhone app called About Last Night here on our Disrupt stage that aims...
About Last Night Wants To Improve Your Nightlife By Making It Even More Social

Mountain Lion’s new Messages app is great, but has an alert overload problem

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Earlier today Apple announced its plans to release OS X Mountain Lion later this year, including a bunch of features we’re familiar with seeing on iOS devices. Among these new features is the addition of iMessage support to OS X, in the form of Messages. Messages functions as a replacement...
Mountain Lion’s new Messages app is great, but has an alert overload problem
Apple’s new Documents and Data manual uploader/Sync to iCloud

Documents by Readdle Rolls Out for iPhone

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Back in January, we brought you news on Readdle’s Documents for iPad, which we called a lean but powerful file-management app, which also enabled document-viewing and media playback. And now this is also available for the smaller-screened form factor of the iPhone and iPod touch. As we noted at the...
Documents by Readdle Rolls Out for iPhone

Faster, better, stronger: Get your PC in tip-top shape

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Trying to keep your PC running smoothly sometimes feels like an impossible task. Windows is prone to all kinds of bloat, which can bog down your PC or--in severe cases--even render a system functionally useless. Over time, it's almost impossible to prevent unsavory apps and other files from infiltrating...
Faster, better, stronger: Get your PC in tip-top shape

How to enable Google Now on iOS for Google Apps accounts

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From 9to5Google: Earlier today Google officially pushed out an update to its existing Google Search app for iPhone enabling the Google Now service with weather and traffic conditions, updates on breaking news and sports, and more. Some users logging into Google Search through a Google Apps account might have...
How to enable Google Now on iOS for Google Apps accounts

Your Google Drive isn't ready? Just wait a day… or maybe two

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When we reported Tuesday that Google Drive is here, and you can install it "right now," some of our readers were understandably frustrated that they couldn't, in fact, install it right away. Some people who signed up were greeted with messages saying that their Google Drive wasn't "ready" yet,...
Your Google Drive isn't ready? Just wait a day… or maybe two

Insert Coin Semifinalist: Make a Play is a high-tech puppet stage

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The students at ITP are constantly churning out creative projects that are unafraid to walk the fine line between art and tech. So its no wonder that Gal Sasson's Make a Play wound up as one of the semi-finalists in our Insert Coin: New Challengers competition. It doesn't hurt...
Insert Coin Semifinalist: Make a Play is a high-tech puppet stage

Review: Tor Browser Bundle lets you browse in anonymity

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If you want to beef up and anonymize your Internet browsing experience as well, Tor Browser Bundle (free) is the way to go. The Tor network provides a way to browse anonymously. Tor's Vidalia Control Panel handles all connections automatically, launching Firefox as soon as you can browse. The...
Review: Tor Browser Bundle lets you browse in anonymity

SingleHop launches Public Cloud to give customers "elastic" cloud infrastructure

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SingleHop, a Chicago-based infrastructure-as-a-service startup that manages some 12,000 servers for 5,000 clients, is today launching the SingleHop Public Cloud service. The service will allow SingleHop customers to utilize the VMWare cloud platform without having to deal with all of the technical aspects of its back-end — SingleHop is...
SingleHop launches Public Cloud to give customers "elastic" cloud infrastructure
Buying your own botnet costs as little as $250
New 'Save to Drive' button makes it easy for website owners to deliver media to readers' Google Drive accounts

Inside the hacking of Stratfor: the FBI's case against Antisec member Anarchos

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On December 6, 2011, a hacker using the handle "sup_g" private-messaged Hector Xavier Monsegur, otherwise known as "Sabu," on Anonymous's IRC server to tell him of a server he had gained access to. But "sup_g"—alleged by the government to be Jeremy Hammond—didn't know that the whole conversation was being...
Inside the hacking of Stratfor: the FBI's case against Antisec member Anarchos

Microsoft breaks down Windows 8's Media Center upgrade path, Dolby codec support

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Many in the Windows Media Center community were afraid that Windows 8 would mark the end of Media Center, while others thought it would be like Notepad -- present, but unchanged. In the end both were wrong as Microsoft announced Media Center would be available as an add-on to...
Microsoft breaks down Windows 8's Media Center upgrade path, Dolby codec support

Email Blog Updates To Your Wordpress Blog With Postie

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Recently, I covered how to create blog entries using just your voice through the magic of Google Voice. If you haven’t noticed yet, I love blogging. The concept of blogging just by making a quick phone call and speaking your blog entry is an idea that enters a little bit...
Email Blog Updates To Your Wordpress Blog With Postie
Make Google Chrome do your bidding with new Google Apps control panel

The new Google Publisher Toolbar lets you block ads in real-time while visiting your site

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If you use Google advertising on your site or blog, you know that managing your accounts aren’t the most interactive experience in the world. Seeing things live on your site and seeing them in a settings panel somewhere are two different things. Google made a Chrome extension available to make...
The new Google Publisher Toolbar lets you block ads in real-time while visiting your site

Ooma brings free 911 Alerts to all subscribers

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VoIP home phone service provider Ooma on Wednesday announced the extension of its 911 Alerts feature to all customers in the US and Canada at no extra charge. The feature requires users to enter up to three email addresses or mobile phone numbers in the My Ooma control panel online....
Ooma brings free 911 Alerts to all subscribers

Inside the hacking of Stratfor: the FBI's case against Antisec member Anarchaos

arstechnica.com
On December 6, 2011, a hacker using the handle "sup_g" private-messaged Hector Xavier Monsegur, otherwise known as "Sabu," on Anonymous's IRC server to tell him of a server he had gained access to. But "sup_g"—alleged by the government to be Jeremy Hammond—didn't know that the whole conversation was being...
Inside the hacking of Stratfor: the FBI's case against Antisec member Anarchaos
iTunes 11 rumored to feature new iCloud and iOS 6 support; revamped App Store on the way
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