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Peter Greene's Top 10+ as announced on Monday, 7/2/2007
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- Intelius.com - search resource for access to public records and for background checks.
- Ubuntu.com - linux-based operating system [OS] that Dell Computer company has chosen to ship with some of its PCs; also check out: "FreeBSD", "Redhat" and "Linspire".
- iPhone.com - Apple's interactive Web site that promotes and supports their recently released iPhone product - combines cell phone, music player, Internet access device [Web browsing and email].
- IndesignSecrets.com - a resource that focuses on Adobe's software product called "InDesign" - which is used for desktop publishing [which works on both PC's and Mac's - typically part of Adobe's Creative Suite product offering].
- Fan-sites.org - a Web hosting resource for "fan" type Web sites for things such as: movies, celebrities, TV shows and more.
- Calculateme.com - an online conversion calculator for a wide variety of items such as currency exchange, volume, temperature, gas mileage and more.
- Mactopia.com [by Microsoft] - Microsoft's download resource that they use to support the Apple Mac.
- Twango.com - free online service/resource to upload/share your photos, videos, audio, files, Web links and more [files up to 100MB in size].
- MuggleNet.com - a "super-fan" resource about Harry Potter [soon to be 7th book and 5 movies!]; also visit: "The-Leaky-Cauldron.org", "BloggingHarryPotter", "AllHarryPotter", Scholastic's [the book publisher] "Harry Potter", and "Warner Bros.'s "Harry Potter".
- ItsVista.com - a resource that supports [installing, managing, and using the] Windows Vista Operating System. Also visit: "Vista4Beginners" and "ActiveWin".
- InfoStar.com Tips page - Tip #1 has a digital memory card storage table for you to use as a handy reference.
*** Below are last month's choices ****
- 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.
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