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How To Transfer Your Xbox 360 Profile & Other Data To A USB Flash Drive

Gaming

How To Transfer Your Xbox 360 Profile & Other Data To A USB Flash Drive

Did you know that you can use any USB drive that has a capacity between 1GB and 16GB as a memory unit for your Xbox 360? Once formatted and prepared you can transfer profiles, game saves and other files from your hard drive onto your new memory unit. All you’ll need is a flash drive and your console.

18-07-2011
How To Transfer Your Xbox 360 Profile & Other Data To A USB Flash Drive
Optimise Your Article Content for SEO & Social Media as You Write

Internet

Optimise Your Article Content for SEO & Social Media as You Write

Maybe you have your own blog or maybe you write for someone else’s blog. Maybe you’re a journalist. Whatever your line of writing, it’s likely that at least some of it will be on the Internet. If that’s the case, you’re probably quite good at writing about your favourite niches. But do you sometimes long to know what it is people are talking about?

15-07-2011
Optimise Your Article Content for SEO & Social Media as You Write
3 Ways Reddit Can Help Those In Need

Internet

3 Ways Reddit Can Help Those In Need

Reddit is a miraculous little site that yields the potential to either make or break the Internet but when its users are not spreading memes like a disease, they are caring for people that are truly in need. So what if you end up actually needing assistance? It’s a good thing that the philanthropic users of Reddit and their lovely alien named Snoo are here to help.

11-07-2011
3 Ways Reddit Can Help Those In Need
Top 8 Websites To Find The Most Priceless & Viral Images

Internet

Top 8 Websites To Find The Most Priceless & Viral Images

The Internet is full of entertainment, but if you’re looking for more amusing ‘lol’ images or other priceless goodies, be ready to unleash your inner procrastinator and check out the following list of websites. They’re bound to entertain you with tons of hilarious pictures for at least a couple of hours.

11-07-2011
Top 8 Websites To Find The Most Priceless & Viral Images
Play Fast-Paced Paintball Online With Digital Paint

Gaming

Play Fast-Paced Paintball Online With Digital Paint

Most First Person Shooter games are rated too high for younger kids that may want to play games in that genre. Enter Digital Paint, with the free open source FPS offering called Paintball 2. This is a game that is appropriate for all ages – as the only thing that will get hurt in this game is your pride.

07-07-2011
Play Fast-Paced Paintball Online With Digital Paint
Tired Of Watching Videos Alone? Here Are The Best 3 Ways To Watch YouTube With Friends.

Internet

Tired Of Watching Videos Alone? Here Are The Best 3 Ways To Watch YouTube With Friends.

Are you someone who like to sit alone and watch all these online videos. Having some friends along to share your thoughts and reactions with is so much more fun. There are many ways to watch YouTube videos collaboratively. Here are the easiest and simplest ways I found out there.

04-07-2011
Tired Of Watching Videos Alone? Here Are The Best 3 Ways To Watch YouTube With Friends.
Google Adds “Me On The Web” To The Dashboard [News]

Internet

Google Adds “Me On The Web” To The Dashboard [News]

On Wednesday Google added a new feature to its Dashboard line-up for Google Account users. The “Me On The Web” feature pulls information from your Google Profile (if you have one set up), and places it in an easy to find place, just below your account settings. The feature attempts to track mentions of your name and email address across the web.

21-06-2011
Google Adds “Me On The Web” To The Dashboard [News]
Create An Awesome Book Of ‘Social Memories’ With Your Facebook Data

Internet

Create An Awesome Book Of ‘Social Memories’ With Your Facebook Data

Just think about what your time on Facebook could tell you about your likes and interests and the friends you communicate with. Imagine how cool it would be to visualize all of that information in an infographic of some kind. Well, now you can, with an app called Social Memories. Being a big proponent of infographics and social media data, I love the idea of viewing all of my ‘social memories’ in book form.

27-05-2011
Create An Awesome Book Of ‘Social Memories’ With Your Facebook Data
2 Ways to Monitor Tweets Within Your Twitter Network

Internet

2 Ways to Monitor Tweets Within Your Twitter Network

Being huge and powered by real people, Twitter is hugely cluttered. It is almost impossible to find one’s way around thousands of tweets and retweets. The only way to give this stream of updates a meaning is to only listen to people that matter to you: people you follow for a reason. Here are a collection of tools that will help you track down the news within your Twitter network.

14-05-2011
2 Ways to Monitor Tweets Within Your Twitter Network
5 Ways To See Your Facebook Friends On A World Map

Internet

5 Ways To See Your Facebook Friends On A World Map

Facebook is now the world’s largest social network with more than 500 million users worldwide. Even if you have a fraction of that geographical spread in your friend list, it really helps to locate them visually on a map. It’s not just a fun visual fun tool but has some practical uses too.

06-04-2011
5 Ways To See Your Facebook Friends On A World Map
3 Minimalist Twitter Clients For Mac Users

Mac

3 Minimalist Twitter Clients For Mac Users

Part of Twitter’s success was based on the fact that so many applications, clients and third party sites were able to build themselves around Twitter’s resounding success. there is certainly no limit to the number of clients available to access the site, leaving a lot of us constantly on the look out for the perfect client. If you’re looking for a simpler, barebones, minimalist Twitter client, there are a few options available for Mac users.

04-04-2011
3 Minimalist Twitter Clients For Mac Users
5 Free Methods To Schedule Facebook Updates

Internet

5 Free Methods To Schedule Facebook Updates

At MakeUseOf, we’ve already covered several ways you can schedule Twitter updates, so that even if you’re not at your computer, you can continue to send information, links and thoughts to your followers. The same can be done using your Facebook account, and in many cases actually using the same applications or websites.

03-04-2011
5 Free Methods To Schedule Facebook Updates