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Google Hack – I am Feeling Lucky New Years Countdown!

Do you want to know how many seconds are left until the next year?

Well, simply go to Google’s homepage and hit the “I am Feeling Lucky” button, you will get the New Years Countdown in seconds at the bottom of the screen.  Make sure your javascript is turned on your browser for it to work!

(Thanks James for the tip!)

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DIY WiFi Netbook RC Car!

What do you get when you mix an RC car, netbook, and WiFi?  You get the DIY WiFi Netbook RC car that you can control over WiFi and also stream video/audio via ethernet.

This could be a fun project for those of you who want to make a WiFi robot with your old netbook.

This project is basically an RC car that you can control over a local network or the Internet. Real time video and audio feeds are available to the operator and observers of the car. Unlike many other sol

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Google Hack – How to Get Real-Time Twitter Results on Google Search!

Google has just announced their new addition of real-time search.  Although it will be implemented on the regular Google search over the next couple days or access Hot Trends on Google Trends to see a demo, you can also get real-time results on your Google search query by adding the parameter &esrch=RTSearch to end of your URL.

So a Google search “GM”,

http://www.google.com

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Browser Equality Might Actually Come Soon to Europe

For awhile now, Europe has finally been trying to get things straight with Microsoft, who has been monopolizing browser market for as long as we can remember.

The EU’s antitrust case, which kicked off last January, had been sparked by complaints filed by Opera in December 2007, when the Norwegian browser maker accused Microsoft of shielding IE from real competition by bundling it with Windows. To level the playing field, the commission wants M

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Twitter Hack – How to Back Up Your Tweets with Google Calendar!

Here’s a free site you can use to back up all your tweets on Google Calendar so you never have to blame Twitter itself for not having back-up options:

Twistory, is a new Twitter-app site that lets you back-up your valuable tweets on Google Calendar through Google API.  It’s simple to use and all you have to do is enter your Twitter username to get started.  Of course, if you use your Google Calendar for other purposes, we suggest you to make a new Twitter-backup account for Google Calendar so it stays separate.

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Facebook DIY – How to Customize your Facebook Page!

Recently, I have been trying to customize my own Facebook Page and have found this great tutorial on how to customize your Facebook Page!

The author details the use of FBML Static Page App that helps you to add your own custom code:

Do a search for “static FBML” on Facebook (or just click here), and click “Add to my Page” in the upper-left. A dialog pop-over will appear with a list of Pages you administer. Select the Page you want to customize by clicking the “Add to Page” but

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Google Analytics Hack – How to Track Outbound Links in WordPress!

For those of you who want to track outbound links of your web traffic in Google Analytics, there is a free and easy way to do it using Google Analytics Plugin for WordPress.

There’s other ways to do this by implementing your own javascript code to a href tags but this plug-in does it for you automatically for WordPress blogs.

This plugin adds the possibility to tag and segment all outgoing links, so you can

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South Koreans and their Online Banking System on Windows Internet Explorer!

The South Koreans have practically built all of their web-based businesses on IE.  I know this for a fact because I used to intern at a South Korean company back in about ’99 when I was forced to learn Microsoft’s ASP, good thing I quit after couple days, what a useless pile of technology. (in comparison to PHP that is)

For one, the South Koreans do online-banking over their cellphones, smartphones, and the Windows computer.  The difference between the Koreans and Americans is that Korean online banking allows instant transfers.  Koreans use online banking to do most o

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Mozilla Firefox Quickly Gaining the Browser Market and Doing Well in Recession!

Mozilla, the company behind my favorite web browser Firefox, is quickly gaining in the browser market (especially here in the U.S.) and reportedly, doing very well in recession:

Mozilla has published its audited financial statements from 2008, reporting $78.6 million in revenue for the fiscal year—a five percent increase from 2007. Aside from a weakened investment portfolio, the browser maker has not been hit hard by the economic recession.

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Firefox DIY – How to Auto Hide the Status Bar!

Did you know you can download the autoHideStatusbar Firefox experimental extension to auto hide the annoying status bar once its done loading a website?

Well, now you do!

via howtogeek

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