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Peter Greene's Top 10+ as announced on Monday, 11/1/2010
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- TiPb.com - a leading iPhone, iPad, iPod Web-blog.
- Gearlog.com - a gadget guide for geeks by "geeks". They cover a wide variety of categories!
- TomorrowsTechnician.com - a Web resource for automotive students.
- Nirsoft.net - collection of small and useful freeware utilities such as password recovery tools, network monitoring and more. Perhaps the hidden gem is "BlueScreenView - View BSOD (blue screen) crash information stored in dump files".
- AddictiveTips.com - a wide variety of computer (Apple, Windows, Ubuntu) tips - and their resource can be very addicting.
- AnswerMeFast.com - dedicated to providing answers to everyday questions.
- Mobissimo.com - a travel deal search resource for flights, hotels, cars, cruises and vacations; can compare to other popular travel resources. Also visit: "SideStep".
- EarthIsland.org - a [25 year old] non-profit organization that supports people who are creating solutions to protect our shared planet.
- Google's Places - sign up for Google Places to make sure people can find your business.
- Vistax64.com - a Windows Vista forum resource to help you find solutions with any problems, errors or issues you are experiencing with Windows Vista. Also visit their "Windows 7 forums".
*** Below are last month's choices ****
- WindowsForDevices.com - [published by eWeek]; it covers news and info about Windows Embedded Opearting System which includes products you use such as navigation devices, smartphones, point of sale terminals and more. It is a support site for developers and those curious about what is available.
- Seamonkey-project.org - is a community effort to develop the SeaMonkey all-in-one internet application suite that includes Internet browser, email & newsgroup client with an included web feed reader, HTML editor, IRC chat and web development tools; [originates from Netscape and Mozilla].
- Xtranormal.com - from text to movies; create your movies online and share them with your friends. (Nearly 10 million projects created!)
- Manta.com - claim that you can search and browse 63 million+ companies in the U.S. and worldwide by business category or location. Also visit: "Yelp".
- NoDevice.com - massive collection of drivers from all the major manufacturers for help with hardware installation for a wide variety of accessories and add-ons. If you can't find the driver you need, let them know and they say they'll track it down.
- BeautyOfTheWeb.com - see how developers and designers are creating new websites using HTML5 and advancements in Internet Explorer 9 [currently in "beta"]. One example is "BeatKeep" which allows drummers, musicians and music enthusiasts to discover, create and share beats of any genre. Through intuitive interactions and the power of HTML5, BeatKeep allows users to create unique audio tracks and share them on social networks. [Showcased & featured by Internet Explorer 9's beta.]
- Groupon.com - launched in November 2008, Groupon features a daily deal on the best stuff to do, see, eat, and buy in a variety of cities across the U.S., Canada, Europe.
- MindNode.com - claim to have simple-to-use mindmapping applications for the Apple Macintosh that help you to visually collect, classify and structure ideas; and then organize, study and solve problems. Uses include things such as including to-do lists, brainstorming, holiday planning, research, writing, project management in environments such as schools, meetings and the workplace.
- WiseCleaner.com - highly rated "free" (and for purchase) utility software for your Windows system; includes a registry cleaner (removing and optimizing all the invalid registry entries and error items) and a disk cleaner (for freeing up disk space by deleting junk files and temporary files). Also visit: "CCleaner".
- TheTechJournal.com - a tech news portal that covers a wide variety of areas involving technology. For example - did you know that there is a company working on a cell phone charger using both nanotechnology and the kinetic energy generated from walking using shoes.
- And .... Feds [on July 26, 2010] say mobile-phone jailbreaking is OK - read about the ruling here at "c/net" and "MacObserver".
**** Printed late July 2009 - New Book you may find of interest:
- "The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web" by Tamar Weinberg
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