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Think Microsoft is letting Windows XP die too soon? You’re not alone. Many think this is a cash grab. What if I told you Windows XP is the longest supported version of Windows ever?
You get a Google Doc link. You click it, then sign in to your Google account. Seems safe enough, right? Wrong, apparently. A sophisticated phishing setup is teaching the world another online security lesson.
Reddit always finds the best videos; XBMC is the best media center. Combine these two things to browse the best videos on the web right now, from your couch.
Ever wonder what the operating systems of the past were like? Find out now, online, without the need to install anything. You can try Windows 1.0, Mac System 7, Amiga OS, and DOS – along with a few games – without leaving your browser.
Love Facebook chat, but don’t want to leave Facebook open for fear of entire days disappearing? Here’s how to integrate Facebook’s chat service with Messages.app and more.
Love strategy? You need to try rmdkapsel. This game goes from soothing to stressful so quickly you’ll barely notice – but you won’t want to stop playing.
You’ve heard of PHP. This is the language that Facebook, WordPress and Wikipedia use to serve billions of requests, daily. It is the de-facto language used for teaching people to program for the Web.
The dark night of waiting is over: XBMC 13, codename Gotham, has reached beta status. It feels faster, and looks better, than ever before.
Love YouTube, but wish it was laid out differently? You’re not alone. Some yell about it for a while, then move on. But not everyone. Here are the best alternative YouTube interfaces out there.
Force yourself to work instead of browsing. Focus is a Mac app that blocks distracting sites that shows you an inspirations quote when you try to visit a site you shouldn’t.
Sequential for Mac does what you wish Preview.app did out of the box: browse multiple images using the arrow keys.
For sale: 360 million email passwords. Is yours one of them? Hold Security, a Milwaukee outfit that helps businesses stay secure, found millions of email passwords for sale while researching the black market sites selling them.
I think I’ve found the ultimate productivity tool: LEGOs. Don’t leave! Let me explain.