The Tech Release I’m Most Looking Forward to in 2012

The tech release I'm most looking forward to this year

In a few short hours 2011 will be behind us, and a new year dawns. While the Mayan calendar portends next year as our last I’m still quite hopeful that we’ll see a slew of amazing software, hardware and services released. For sure 2011 was a busy year in technology. New smartphones were announced almost …

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Welcome to Facebook. You can checkout anytime you like, but you can never leave

You can never leave facebook

Leaving Facebook is hard work. Really hard work. The kind of hard work that leaves you sweating in the desert heat wearing nothing but striped pajamas and shackles while the warden shouts derogatory cusswords in your direction. The kind of hard work that saps your soul as you watch it swirling down the drain like …

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My New Year’s Resolution is to Quit Facebook–Here’s Why

New Years Resolution Leave Facebook

It happens once a year, an opportunity to make promises to yourself without feeling bad that you’ll break them a few weeks later. Every now and then it’s even possible to stick with your New Year’s resolution for more than a few months as I did last year when I gave up coffee for 333 …

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GoDaddy Supports SOPA–Learn How to Transfer Your Domain and Save the Internet

GoDaddy and Sopa want to spy on you

It was with some shock that I awoke today to discover the one of the most used domain registrars supports SOPA. For those of you who aren’t aware, SOPA is a piece of legislation currently under consideration by the US congress that would effectively destroy innovation on the Internet. Google, Facebook, Mozilla, Yahoo!, Twitter, LinkedIn, …

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Copyright holders gone wild

Copyright Holders Gone Wild

Copyright holders have gone crazy, forcing a legitimate music video advertising a file upload service to be taken down from Youtube, and then doing the same to a tech news story that reported on it. The actual song is available here still – Megaupload song The news isn’t just that so many super star musicians …

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Xbox 360 + Bing is Almost Awesome. Still Easier to Google on my iPad

Easier to Google on the iPad

This evening we were watching a movie (Transporter 2 if you’re interested), and we got to talking about the Jason Statham, and how he would make an excellent James Bond. He’s suave and sophisticated – a good hearted lawful rogue, and would fit so much better than the guy who played 007 last time. Except neither …

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