Archive for March, 2009

HostMonk, Skype on Mobiles, ColorSplash, HomeMade Pizza

Homemade Pizza

Homemade Pizza

HostMonk Compares various web hosts according to price, platform, bandwith, memory, CPU type, and management. The original article for this information came from the good people at makeuseof.com. lifehacker has an article on this ( via makeuseof.com) Read Lifehacker Article Want more on reliable, affordable web hosts? Read More Here>>

Skype Comes to iPhone, Blackberry: phonescoop and Reuters have the news on this development. The application for putting Skype on the iPhone will be available Tuesday, March 31st, 2009. The Blackberry application will make its debut in May. Free long distance phone calls anyone?

iPhone App ColorSplash: This app allows you to dress up pictures on your iPhone with vibrant colors. ColorSpash sells for $1.99 Read About ColorSplash>>

Make Home Made Tasty Pizza: I haven’t tried this recipe yet; I’m on a special diet. When the diet is over in a day or so I may just have to fire up the old oven. Make Pizza at Home>>

March 30, 2009 at 12:22 PM 5 comments

Who’s on Crack in Tech: 03.27.09, Browser Wars, TwitterSheep

Browser Wars

Browser Wars

From Gadgetell: Who’s on Crack in Tech

  • Best Buy = Best FAIL
  • China hates Chad Vader?
  • April Fools’ Worm is hungry
  • Facebook just messes with us
  • Surveys – Hate ‘em

Read More Who’s on Crack Here>>

Browser War: IE8, Safari, Chrome, and Firefox. Read More Here>>

TwitterSheep is a handy app that works with Twitter to form a tag cloud of subjects your Twitter followers are talking about. I just discovered that marketing is the most popular subject my followers talk about . . . even though I’m not a marketer. That’s what I get for following back all those marketing types that follow me!

March 29, 2009 at 11:31 PM Leave a comment

T-Mobile’s New Android Phone

T-Mobile G2

T-Mobile G2

T- Mobile is entering the fray this summer with the HTC Magic, which recently was approved by the FCC. Read More Here>> More articles on HTC Magic Read More Here>>

Phonescoop’s review of HTC Magic (European model – Vodaphone)

March 27, 2009 at 1:10 PM Leave a comment

Palm Pre Battles

Palm, the maker of the soon to be released Pre, has put all its eggs in one basket. The failure of the Pre  would sound a death knell for Palm. Despite a gloomy economic forecast, the Pre is poised to turn the tide for Palm, where an outdated OS and inefficient business practices led to huge losses in revenue. There seems to be a lot of support and goodwill in both the business and developer community towards Palm; many developers are excited about creating features and applications for the Pre’s new operating system, WebOS. Read More Here>>

March 25, 2009 at 2:06 PM 1 comment

Low Down,Dirty Best Buy?, MixTape.me, Mac Apps Galore

Cool Music

Cool Music

Hey Mama by Black Eyed Peas

Oh say it ain’t so Best Buy! Tell me it’s not true you lure unsuspecting victims customers into the store with the promise of honoring price matches, only to pull the rug out from them when it’s time to pony up. More Best buy Shame>>

When I found out there was another music service on the internet, I groaned: not another one?! I was skeptical till I tried out MixTape.me I was B L O W N  A W A Y!! The  MixTape.me UI (user interface) is slick, the music is CD quality – crisp and clear. MixTape.me is a music mashup: it integrates artist bios and album art from Last.fm, song lyrics from LyricWiki and music videos from Youtube. MixTape.me is most definitely worth your time: take a few minutes to look around – don’t be shy about registering for a free account, as I did. ReadWriteWeb has an informative article on MixTape.me

Alright Mac-Heads, this one’s for you. 100 Free Mac Apps to die for Pt. 1 and here is Pt. 2

Beware The Twitter Worm! This worm is only a proof-of-concept right now, if it isn’t addressed soon, it may become reality. Read More Here >> (ReadWriteWeb)

March 24, 2009 at 1:39 PM 3 comments

Too Many Reviews?, Uncle Sam Wants You!, Firefox Keyboard Shortcuts

Uncle Sam

Uncle Sam

Can there be too many reviews for a product or service? I don’t think so. Read More Here>>

Uncle Sam needs your help: How can we improve U.S. broadband? The FCC wild hold a meeting in April that is open to the public. You can weigh in with your ideas for improving U.S. broadband capabilities. The FCC will take the input, and along with it’s internally generated input, come up with a plan that will be submitted to congress. President Obama has already recommended setting aside a considerable amount of money to improve America’s technological infrastructure. Read More Here>>

As a Firefox fan, I’m happy to share with you these Firefox keyboard shortcuts. If you are still using Internet Explorer, I have but one question: why?

Do you prefer links to open in a new window or in the same window? I would like to know what you think. As always, you can leave a comment or email me at: asktonyc[at]aol.com

“Surf Fast, Surf Free!”(TM)

March 23, 2009 at 12:27 PM 3 comments

lifehacker’s Top Posts of The Week, Twitter Personalities, Pirate Bay RSS Feed

From lifehacker: Five best Linux distributions, The five minute prison workout, Android vs iPhone 3.0, and much more!

What type of Twitter Personality do you have? The 14 Types of Twitter Personalities

Download torrents remotely with Pirate Bay’s personal RSS. Read More Here >>

March 22, 2009 at 2:20 AM 1 comment

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