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Google Chome Extensions… coming soon

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008

It ought not be of suprise to any of you, but it’s now as good as official, Google Chrome will allow Extensions. This is good news for those looking to switch from Firefox to Chrome full-time.  I know I have already switched.  Looking forward to the day I get my Delicious integrated into my browser [...]

Google Analytics Updates

Monday, December 1st, 2008

I like the new dashboard UI recently released from Google Analytics.  Specifically the ability to ‘star’ a website and then filter by those that are stared. Another notable update is adding some trend data to the initial dashboard.  Telling my increase or decrease in traffic for the past 30 days.  Nice work, and thanks for [...]

iPod + iRemote + Airtunes Express – the ultimate wireless home stereo

Sunday, November 30th, 2008

Looking for a wireless home music system, look no further than Apple. No, I’m not an Apple zealot, but by the time you’re done reading this post, you’ll sure think I am. Some History Quite a while back we were looking for a system where we could sync our MP3 Music collection and stream it [...]

Skype VOIP Home Phone

Sunday, November 30th, 2008

It’s been years since we’ve had a land-line in our house, or perhaps I should phrase that:  years since we’ve had a home phone.  Like many other early adopters, Malin and I made the switch to cell phones long ago (my first one was in ’99).  Not long after, we abandoned the land-line all together. [...]

Can Delicious please implement OpenID

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008

Time and time again (about every 2 weeks for the 3 workstations I use regularily), I get a prompt to login to delicious. It seems each time I manage to enter in the wrong password.  As with many of you, I’ve got quite the collection of accounts floating around the web, and this amounts to [...]

Change your Google Search results

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008

Google has gone and added ‘promote’ and ‘remove’ buttons from your standard search results. At this moment, it’s only affecting results as they appear to you, and it goes and records your actions in the SearchWiki. This is big. Talk about crowdsourcing!

Multi-line Find and Replace

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

For those of you who occasionally need to do some heavy lifting with lots of text, the following is for you. Now, I’ve got a pile of handy one-liners that I’ve been accumulating over the years, but I have to say this is probably one of the more useful and concise ones out there. find [...]