CyanogenMod 7 for the HP Touchpad Alpha release.

First of all head on over to the RootzWiki.com website and check out the thread discussing this release. They have a number of videos and a lengthy description of what works and does not on the first post. http://rootzwiki.com/showthread.php?4011-RELEASE-ALPHA-Discussion-CyanogenMod-team-Touchpad-port This is a very early release of the product and a number of items will not be working completely. I will …

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Online Discount Shopping

There are many, many websites that offer products you can order from the comfort of your home. But just like “real” shopping, the smart shopper searches his/her options and compares quality and prices before making a purchase. This post is an overview of a few of the sites I like to use for both online shopping and online couponing. Amazon …

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Updating Applications in Windows

It has always been a pain in Windows to know what programs are out of date. A few applications will now update through the Microsoft Update system, however, there are many that do not. A majority of the programs do not have an internal updating system either. Over the years I have seen software updaters come and go. There are …

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Ribbon Hero 2

Back in February I wrote about a program from Microsoft called “Ribbon Hero”. I noticed a few weeks ago that they released Ribbon Hero 2 and it seemed to be a lot different than their original release. Microsoft has turned the program into a much more entertaining game and less of a training exercise. Your job is to help “Clippy”, …

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DD-WRT–Linux based router firmware

I figured I would “nerd out” a little for this article and talk about a program that can unlock the capabilities of your home router. The program is named DD-WRT. It is a Linux based OpenSource firmware that can be put on quite a few WLAN routers and embedded systems. It has a graphical user interface much like what your …

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