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Web 2.0 News and HOWTOs for Today!

Here’s a wrap-up of Web 2.0 news and howtos for today from our .Net blog:

If you haven’t seen the deer killed by Google van, please do so.  You can now use Nota to remix your videos, images into a webpage.

Check out Google, Yahoo, AOL, and Microsoft’s 2008 revenues

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Time to Boycott BestBuy and Circuit City during Microsoft’s Marketing Antics!

Instead of using their $300 million on customer services/refunds for wrongly-installed Vistas on brand new laptops/PCs, Microsoft is trying to copy Apple Genius strategy by having 155 Microsoft Vista experts roam around your local BestBuy and CircuitCity.

As someone who had a horrible experience at BestBuy trying to return a digital camera, (which BestBuy didn’t let me return it for whatever reason so I now have TWO identical digital cameras)

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Dirtsurfer is a Skateboard+Bike Hybrid Thingee!

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ApFVCh-lJw

Here’s a new way to skate down the gravel road with the Dirtsurfer, a hybrid surfing system consisting of skateboard and bicycle wheels flopped together.

It looks promising and fun but I am not sure if I am inclined to wear all that safety gear just to get on one.

The Freestyle Dirtsurfer features all the upgrades of the Flexi-Pro on a shorter length frame and smaller 16″ tires. The reduction in size allows for a lighter board that is more maneuverable so you can pull off the big

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Microsoft Sphere for the Educational Market

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3HGfIy_zCI

Here’s a cool Multi-Touch Sphere thingee in development by Microsoft.

REDMOND, Wash.– A group of academics will be among the first people outside Microsoft to see Sphere, a spherical surface computer developed by Microsoft Research.

The sphere-shaped, multitouch computer is similar to the tabletop Surface computer that Microsoft announced last year after years in development. This incarnation, however, remains a project within Microsoft Research and the company has no current pla

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DIY – How to Build a Skateboard-Windsurfer Thingee!

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Unbreakable Super Strong Umbrella!

The unbreakable super umbrella can help you protect yourself against thieves and also might save you where a strong pole thingee is needed.

I wonder how the umbrella itself holds up against the wind, maybe it could be great for golf too.

(Video after the jump)

video://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bO8G5zsQohg

via ohgizmo

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Phoenix Mars Mission – Images from Mars!

Wow, check out these images from Mars.  It looks like a barren desert to me.

We even spotted this alien thingee here:

What the heck is that???

via arizona.edu

Phoenix Mars Mi

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WordPress 2.5.1 Released!

Yey, I hope that UTW tag import thingee is fixed now although I don’t have use for it anymore as I had to hack WordPress.

Check out the new features:

    Performance improvements for the Dashboard, Write Post, and Edit Comments pages. Better performance for those who have many categories Media Uploader fixes An upgrade to TinyMCE 3.0.7 Widget Adminis

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Edit your PDF files online – PDF Hammer

Cool, you can now officially edit PDF files online! Although I’d never do that. I’d edit the Word file that gets converted into PDFs. Google Docs is probably much better option than this.

Great though, with PDF Hammer, you can move around the pages. (I think that’s the most useful function out of this PDF Hammer

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