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The Google Yourself Challenge [INFOGRAPHIC]

Internet

The Google Yourself Challenge [INFOGRAPHIC]

They call it “ego surfing” – when you sit down in front of the computer, go to Google (or whatever search engine you prefer), and find out what information there is about you online. I do it quite often – not out of a sense of egotism – but out of a desire to control my online presence and to make sure that I am presented in the best possible light if anyone searches for me. Along the way, I’ve discovered some interesting things.

04-08-2012
The Google Yourself Challenge [INFOGRAPHIC]
Listen To Pandora In Peace – No Ads, No Tabs [Chrome]

Internet

Listen To Pandora In Peace – No Ads, No Tabs [Chrome]

Yes. It’s possible! With a simple browser extension in Google Chrome, you can listen to Pandora without any ads or even having it open. How? Let me introduce you to Anesidora. So how does Anesidora manage to pull out the audio ads and access Pandora? I have no idea, but that’s ok – I just enjoy the distraction free listening, and now you can too!

04-08-2012
Listen To Pandora In Peace – No Ads, No Tabs [Chrome]
Love Is Blind, Batman, Winrar And More [Best of Reddit]

Internet

Love Is Blind, Batman, Winrar And More [Best of Reddit]

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, children of all ages; welcome to another fun-filled edition of the Best of Reddit. This week we have an IAmA with a guy who believes love is blind, some Batman knowledge, some cool stuff to buy, the Subreddit of the week, and more juicy bits of goodness. So sit back and get ready for the Best of Reddit.

04-08-2012
Love Is Blind, Batman, Winrar And More [Best of Reddit]
5 Highly Useful Productivity Apps and Features in the New Mountain Lion

Mac

5 Highly Useful Productivity Apps and Features in the New Mountain Lion

We covered some of the cool new features in Mountain Lion when it was first released to developers at the beta level back in February. I’ve had a chance to go beyond a first look of the new OS and discover some of the most welcomed productivity features. For me, computers are about getting things done faster and more efficiently, and while Mountain Lion may not roar, it is a great sign of things to come.

04-08-2012
5 Highly Useful Productivity Apps and Features in the New Mountain Lion
Giving Away Software For Free And Staying Alive: A Meeting With The Makers of Komodo Edit

Web Culture

Giving Away Software For Free And Staying Alive: A Meeting With The Makers of Komodo Edit

Tech companies often get a lot of media attention either when they’re new and shiny startups or when they sell out to a larger company in the ever-coveted exit. Today I’m writing about a company that doesn’t fall under either category: Vancouver-based ActiveState. Yaara and I went for a visit in their offices, to see what it’s like and learn a bit about how giving away stuff for free works as a business model.

03-08-2012
Giving Away Software For Free And Staying Alive: A Meeting With The Makers of Komodo Edit
How Exactly Websites Track and Stalk You With Their Ads

Internet

How Exactly Websites Track and Stalk You With Their Ads

Privacy, privacy, privacy. The Internet is known for its anonymity. Without personal privacy, it would be a very dangerous place. But are these companies infringing on privacy rights? How exactly does a website track its users? And what do companies do with that data? Let’s look into it here.

03-08-2012
How Exactly Websites Track and Stalk You With Their Ads
When Power Saving Fails: Fixing Windows 7 Hibernation Issues

Windows

When Power Saving Fails: Fixing Windows 7 Hibernation Issues

When you use the hibernate shut-down option, Windows 7 saves the contents of your computer’s memory to disk and powers off the computer. If your computer can’t hibernate or isn’t resuming from hibernation properly, there are a variety of possible problems — including a particularly obscure bug you’d never think to check.

03-08-2012
When Power Saving Fails: Fixing Windows 7 Hibernation Issues
PlayTales App Teaches Your Kids To Love Books With Interactive Kids Stories [iOS]

iPhone and iPad

PlayTales App Teaches Your Kids To Love Books With Interactive Kids Stories [iOS]

If you’re a parent, you’ve probably wondered about what sorts of tools and interactive apps are available that can help you teach your child to love reading. Well, if so, here’s an app you can’t miss. A new application called PlayTales aims to instill a love of books in pre-schoolers and early readers by offering interactive versions of books for them to enjoy.

03-08-2012
PlayTales App Teaches Your Kids To Love Books With Interactive Kids Stories [iOS]
Track Your Diet And Get Leaner With These Web Apps

Internet

Track Your Diet And Get Leaner With These Web Apps

The envy worthy fitness levels of athletes comes from years of rigorous fitness regimens and healthy diets. If you aren’t a sportsperson, you won’t be able to duplicate it to that extent, but you can certainly do the small things. Get yourself off the couch…start exercising…and watch what you eat. All the help’s out there. From fitness websites and mobile apps, to online diet trackers.

03-08-2012
Track Your Diet And Get Leaner With These Web Apps
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