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- Just printed late July 2009 - New Book you may find of interest: "The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web" by Tamar Weinberg
- BicyclingWorld.com - one of the largest collection of bicycle tours online; includes 85 tour suppliers, 1,500+ unique bicycle tours, and has 6,000+ tour departures.
- Trulia.com - real estate search resource with info on homes for sale, neighborhoods, markets and trends to help you in your quest to find your new home; check out their "Weblog". Other real estate search resources include: "Realtor", "Zillow", "RealEstate", "FastRealEstate", "ZipRealty" and "MLS".
- TheFind.com - online shopping tool - search through 320+ million products; to find coupons, sales, local shops and discounts. Also try: "MySimon", "PriceGrabber", "BizRate" and "Froogle" [Google's Beta version of their shopper].
- PhotoBucket.com [photo and video free storage resource] - upload once and share your photos and video for free. Also visit: "SnapFish", "Shutterfly", "Flickr", "Zoomonga" and "Fotki".
- PeopleSound.com - a social networking resource to help you keep in touch with your online world; also visit: "Twitter", "Facebook", "Digg", "LinkedIn", "MySpace", "ICQ" and AOL's "AIM" & "AIM Express".
- Gadgetophilia.com - a resource that claims an obsessive fascination with gadgets. Also visit: "Engadget", "C/Net", "GadgetMadness", "TechCrunch", and "Gizmoactive".
- Vimeo.com - claims to be a respectful community of creative people who are passionate about sharing the videos. Also visit "YouTube".
- Twine.com - an online resource for you to collect your online content including videos, photos, articles, Web pages, products - and bring it all together by topic, so you can have it in one place and share it with anyone you want.
- USAspending.gov - a re-launch of www.fedspending.org, provides this information to the public, as collected from federal agencies; the data is largely from sources: the "Federal Procurement Data System", which contains information about federal contracts; and the "Federal Assistance Award Data System", which contains information about federal financial assistance such as grants, loans, insurance, and direct subsidies like "Social Security".
- TraceRoute.org - a resource that helps you trace or track a network IP's path or route; also visit: You Get Signal's "Visual Trace Route Tool", "Tracert", "VisualRoute" and "Network-Tools".
**** Instructions to fix MS Defender ---- >>>>
- "Follow the instructions detailed on the posts to this online forum" and should fix MS-Defender updating problem; make sure you do not cut and paste the > symbol or delete it from the wording in the batch file.
*** Below are last month's choices ****
- Malwarebytes.org - [someone email this as a suggestion during last month's show - thank you] is a site dedicated to fighting malware. Malwarebytes has developed a variety of tools that can identify and remove malicious software from your computer.
- DougKnox.com - a Web site maintained by a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional for tweaks and tips for Windows 95/98/Me/XP and Vista (and probably Windows 7 when it is released).
- TweetDeck.com - [in beta; also available as an iPhone app] is your personal browser for staying in touch with what’s happening now, connecting you with your contacts across Twitter, Facebook and more. TweetDeck shows you everything you want to see at once, so you can stay organizd and up to date.
- wikiHow.com - the "How-to Manual" that you can edit; a collaborative writing project to build the world's largest, highest quality how-to manual. WikiHow currently contains 58,577 articles written, edited, and maintained primarily by volunteers.
- 4sysops.com - a resource that helps people that support and whos focus is on Windows system administration; set-up by the main IT person for the university library at the largest university (46,000 students) in Munich, Germany.
- SlipperyBrick.com - a resource dedicated to the relentless search for all things technical as related to emerging consumer based technology and gadgets. Also visit "Engadget".
- TUAW.com - The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW) is a source for tips, reviews, news, analysis and opinion on everything Apple - since 2004.
- UNEASYsilence.com - goal is to deliver daily coverage of offbeat & generally geeky news.
- Infopirate.org - a Web site that says sharing bookmarks is a way to make money. Their claim is "You Share Your Bookmarks, We Share Our Revenue." They think that you should make money with your bookmarks, and not them. Register with them, add your AdsenseID and 80% of the revenue your bookmarks make is yours
- HowToDoThings.com - a resource that strives to solve people’s everyday problems by compiling reliable information from experienced contributors and making it available to inexperienced readers. A community sharing its expertise to solve people’s problems.
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