In the Market for an Android device? Your Better off Waiting for the New Devices to Launch!


Android Robot. Français : le logo d'android 日本...

Android Robot. Français : le logo d'android 日本語: "Android"のブランド・マーク 한국어: 안드로이드 로봇. ---- English: The official online color is: #A4C639 . 한국어: 공식 온라인 색은: #A4C639 . (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

There has been a lot of talk about New Android devices being released by manufactures like HTC and Samsung, and you may think I can just get an Android device now because there isn’t going to be much difference, well you would be dead wrong, as the next generation of Android devices will be all around better than any Android devices out on the market now, for more on why this is true, and why you should hold off on a Android device purchase today, check out this article HERE.

Unzip and preview files using iPackr for Mac OS


The standard user interface of Mac OS X

The standard user interface of Mac OS X (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

When it comes to getting a program to take care of Unzipping files on your Mac Desktop, you might have several options, but one of the better options is the program iPackr which offers not only to Unzip files, but it will give you a preview of the zip before you decide to open it up, for more check out iPackr for Mac OS.

Just Select the Text in Google Chrome and you get Multiply Search options with Select Search Extension


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This is a logo owned by Google Inc. for Google Chrome. Further details: Google Chrome New Wordmark (May 21, 2011) Went Effective 7:38PM Central Time U.S. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Instead of having to select the text from a page, then do a copy, then paste and finally search the text string, wouldn’t it be a big time saver if you could just highlight the text, and have Google Chrome offer various different search engines to search the selected text in, well you can get this exact type of functionality out of Google Chrome using the Select Search Extension.

Photoshop CS6 Beta Released Today


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Adobe Photoshop (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The popular photo editing suite Photoshop has now been updated to CS6, which is currently in Beta, but its a Public Beta trial meaning everyone can get a sneak peak at what the newest version of Photoshop CS6 will look like, for more check out Photoshop CS6 Beta.

How to Block Sites from Returning in a Google Search


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The Google search homepage, viewed in Google Chrome. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Perhaps you have a list of website you would like to be blocked from your Google Search, wouldn’t it be nice if you could create a block list for your google search results, well you can, check out this site that lets you go about implementing a block list to your Google Search Results HERE.

Get a Better Terminal or Coding experience using ProFont


Screenshot of Alpine via SSH on a Debian Server

Screenshot of Alpine via SSH on a Debian Server (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Looking at the Command Prompt in Windows or the Linux Terminal can be a very challenging task, especially if you have tons of text on the screen, but you can improve the way you see things using the program ProFont for Linux, Windows and Mac Desktops.

Google Doc’s New Spell Check


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Recently Google has updated the way Spell check works in Google Docs to include the same technology that is found in the Google Search engine, making the spell check a pretty useful tool, for more on how the spell check for Google Doc‘s has changed, check out this official Google Blog post HERE.

Get a Clean View of the New York times with Google Chrome Extension Ochs


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When you go to a website like the New York Times, you end up reading an article that is surrounded by tons of things, anywhere from ads, to polls, or listings of articles related to the current one, but sometimes the only text that you really care about is the article itself, and if you have this issue when trying to read the New York Times website, you might want to check out the Google Chrome Extension Ochs which will give you a clean view of the article you wish to read, for more check out Ochs for Google Chrome.

Android Ad Supported Apps May be Harmful, Exposes you to threats


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A lot of the time, if a program is really popular there will be a Paid ad free version of the app, and a ad-supported version of the app. Now if your short on cash working with an Ad-Supported version of an app is the way to go, but it has come to the attention of the Android community, this might be a problem. For one these types of Ad-supported apps tend to drain more Battery life due to the need to download and display the ads, also these ads are not totally secure, meaning your not exactly sure if these ads could potential lead to the execution of malicious code on your Android device, for more on this topic, check out this article HERE.

A Better Google Reader experience in Google Chrome with Google Reader Readable Extension


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If you are a user of Google Reader, at times you might find it a bit cluttered for your liking and wish perhaps you could cut down on the extras that are part of the page your trying to read, and just get a stripped down version that displays what your looking to read, well you can now get this type of functionality by using Google Reader Readable Extension for Google Chrome.

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