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Peter Greene's Top 10+ as announced on Monday, 12/6/2010
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- Axiotron.com - manufacturer of the Modbook; which is an Apple full-featured "tablet computer" which is different than the Apple iPad.
- FYXM.net - 120,000 programs that can be searched and downloaded. Also visit: "Tucows" and "download".
- Chandoo.org - Microsoft Excel tips, tutorials & downloads; lots here to explore for the Excel enthusiast.
- Skydrive.com[Windows Live SkyDrive] - 25 GB of free online storage for sharing Microsoft Office docs, photos and other files. Microsoft's piece of the "cloud" for you to use as extra storage.
- Virusbtn.com [Virus Bulletin] - a great resource to know and use for keeping-up with and fighting/stopping computer viruses & worms, malware, spyware and spam (junk email).
- Infopackets.com - tech news delivered daily; plus a well organized tech info and news resource that has lots to share.
- Codebutler.com [by Eric Butler, a freelance Web application and software developer] - released "Firesheep" which is a Firefox extension designed to demonstrate just how serious the problem of an insecure Web that we browse and use on a daily basis; he even states "Facebook is already going on 6 years of insecurity, and counting."
- Bit-tech.net - a United Kingdom resource for hardware and game reviews.
- Rinktime.com - resource-directory dedicated to skating, hockey and curling rinks in the U.S. and Canada. Also visit: "ArenaMaps" and local new ----> the "Waunakee-Deforest rink has just opened" - WaunakeeDeforesticerink.org and the "City of Madison's Adopt Ice Partnership" program for outdoor winter skating rinks.
- PrimaryGames.com - a free online kids games Web site. Some of their games have won the National Parenting Publication Awards (NAPPA).
*** Below are last month's choices ****
- 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".
- 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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