In the online world that is the great haystack, finding that one important needle can be unbelievably frustrating. You know that what you’re looking for has to be out there and that search tools like Google have special ways of finding them, but who can remeber all that syntax, what with the tildes, pluses, minuses, and quotes? […]

Not many things compare to sitting out on a summer night and staring up at a star filled sky. When you are done picking out the big dipper and the north star, and want to know more about that redish looking flicker directly overhead, get Stellarium. Stellarium ( is an awesome, free program that takes the location that you […]

You flip on the light from the house to the garage and it’s just not bright enough. You’d hook up a bright lamp or over head light, but wiring just isn’t your thing. Get a sensor plug. It is very simple. You plug your lamp or light into the sensor plug and then plug it […]

If you are looking for a small, portable speaker that you can keep in your laptop bag, the Cyber Acoustics Portable Speaker System fits the bill. And, you won’t have to spend a lot. While you won’t be able to host a rave for 100 people with this speaker, you will be able to fill an good size room […]

One of the most frequent pages you see is the home page your browser displays when it starts up. If you are not using a customized start page, or if you haven’t looked at the latest round of options, you really should. Lifehacker has a great round up of the most popular options complete with letter […]

You know you should back up your files but you don’t. Why? Because it’s a hassle to get up from the couch, walk over to that 500 GB drive, connect to it, and leave your laptop there until the process is complete.  Why not make that drive available at any time. Set yourself up for […] is very simple. You type in the dimensions of something and the site shows you, in 3D, how it looks next to a deck of cards, a CD case, a match book, a soda can and a bunch of other things. Very useful.

Knowing how much television to buy isn’t always that easy. If you haven’t made the switch yet from a conventional, 4:3 television to a new 16:9 television or monitor, you will and probably sooner rather than later. To see how much new television you’ll want to buy, you should go to THIS SITE and enter […]

You know the drill. Every month you get a stack of bills and every month you sit down and write out and mail a bunch of checks. If you’re a little more progressive, you have your bank send the checks or electronic payments. That’s so 2002. Now you may want to take the next step […]

If you have to email a large file, up to 50 MB for free, does a great job. I’ve used it, with great success, to email large files that my corporate email account would not allow. The file gets securely stored on the YouSendIt servers and a link is sent to the recipient. The recipient clicks […]

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