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Peter Greene's Top 10+ as announced on Monday, 6/4/2007
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- StorageSearch.com - news, articles and information on 1,000+ computer storage companies. Here is the page on "Solid State Disks [SSDs]" Check out this SSD article on "GizMag.com".
- [Microsoft's] Surface.com - a product that [Microsoft says] changes the way we will interact with digital content.
- Digg.com - is a is a user driven social content Web site. Everything on Digg is submitted by the "Digg" community; After you submit content, other people read your submission and Digg what they like best. If your story rocks and receives enough Diggs, it is promoted to the front page for the millions of visitors to see.
- VideoLectures.net [beta version; 91 events, 1239 authors, 1437 lectures, 2201 videos] - access to free video lectures from top scientists from around the world.
- MacNN.com - Apple, Macintosh and iPod news and information resource.
- AdobeForums.com - a Web resource that helps to organize the Adobe [product] community's peer-to-peer discussions of both Adobe and formerly Macromedia products. [Please note that these forums are not an official customer support channel for Adobe products].
- FixYa.com [beta version] - access to an online knowledgebase for consumer electronics support, repair information, user manuals, FAQs, troubleshooting information. Here is the link to browse by "manufacturer".
- GizMag.com - resource that covers invention, innovation and emerging technologies. GizMag has a bi-monthly print edition, free downloadable back issues and free weekly email newsletter.
- InsiderPages.com - a "community" resource to help you locate local businesses; and to share your opinions and ask questions in your local community.
- WirelessAdvisor.com - a resource that covers wireless and cell phone technology.
*** Below are last month's choices ****
- notebookreview.com - resource to find links to the latest notebook & laptop style "computer" reviews, laptop information, prices and laptop "discussions [Forum]"; also visit "C/net's Laptop resource page".
- MediaRecover.com - a product that addresses recovery of lost digital photos, audio, and video from all digital camera media and hard drives; plus also media security. Also visit "Recuva" and "C/Net's forum on undeleting files".
- TechCrunch.com - is a weblog dedicated to profiling and reviewing new Internet products and companies.
- LegitReviews.com - another technology news and reviews resource.
- CodePlex.com - is Microsoft's open source project hosting web site. You can use CodePlex to create new projects to share with the world, join others who have already started their own projects, or use the applications on this site and provide feedback. Check out their "Project Directory"; Also visit "SourceForge".
- Investopedia.com - a Web resource that helps you to learn about investing; claims about 2 million each month use them [Example - their well presented: "Investing 101"].
- WorldClimate.com - access to 85,000+ records of world climate data (historical weather averages) from a wide range of sources; very detailed information - including surrounding areas when you choose a city or town.
- Blubster.com - they claim to be the largest online music network [free, secure & fast P2P file-sharing]; also check-out: "Azureus", "BitTorrent" ["BitTorrent FAQ"], "Kazaa", "Morpheus", "Bearshare", "LimeWire", and "EFF: articles/statement on file sharing".
- IGN.com - a resource for video game reviews, [gaming] cheat codes, movies, demo downloads and more. Also visit: "GameSpot", "GameZone", "GameFAQs" and "C/Net Reviews".
- Wardsauto.com - a resource that has test data and information ["Ward's 10 best engines"], auto news and analysis for the worldwide industry of cars and trucks.
- xTerminator - [runs on Windows 95 / 98 / Me / 2000 / NT / XP / Vista] free application that helps you to block spam and most of worms before they even reach your mailbox.
- Windows Registry Description - MS Knowledgebase article #Q256986.
- (***)List of fixes included in Windows XP Service Pack 2 [SP 2] - access Microsoft's information on what they have tried to fix in Windows XP. Here's an article on the fact that a "SP 2 exploit has already been found".
- (***)End of support for Windows 98 and Windows Me [July 11, 2006] - as recently announced by Microsoft.
- (***) [Now Tip #38 @ "InfoStar.com's Tip" page] Assistance with shutting off Windows Messenger Service to help eliminate unwanted solicitations: [Eliminating Windows Messenger Service by Jim Coates] - [Microsoft Messenger Service: Spam and More] - [Windows Messenger is new spam vector]
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