Tech Tips


Android App Roundup

by Barbara J. Feldman September 1, 2010

Nearly 200,000 people a day are buying Android phones. If you are one of them, here is a useful roundup of Android apps from Lifehacker. If you start by installing AppBrain’s Fast Web Install you can download and install multiple apps from the online list at the same time.

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Top 5 Online Book Review Sites

by Barbara J. Feldman August 4, 2010

Online book reviews are available at many sites. But which ones do readers like most? Lifehacker polled their audience to come up with a list of Five Best Book Recommendation Services. In no particular order, they are Shelfari, LibraryThing, Amazon, GoodReads, and GetGlue. I use Amazon, because I am a Kindle user, but Lifehacker’s readers […]

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Best of 2010 Windows Downloads

by Barbara J. Feldman June 23, 2010

Lifehacker recently announced their annual list of best Windows downloads. And this year, they packaged them all into a single download package with an auto-installer that will install exactly the programs you want, while you raid the refrigerator. The utilities include a few of my must-haves, such as Pidgin (a universal instant messaging tool), Dropbox […]

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File Sharing with Opera Unite

by Barbara J. Feldman February 24, 2010

Ever needed to share large files with friends and family? Many sites, such Dropbox offer free space on their servers, but the Opera browser offers a different approach that keeps the files on your own computer yet enables sharing. The feature is called Opera Unite, and the behind-the-scenes magic will stream shared content such as […]

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