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[8 Mar 2009 | 9 Comments | ]
A Trick to Increase Website Pagerank

I’ve learned a few tricks to increasing your pagerank with only a few easy steps…
Here’s what you will need: Patience and a web browser.
Google Pagerank works by reviewing what sites link to who. Here’s a better way to look at this: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PageRank. So now you are wondering “How do I get high pagerank websites to link to mine?” I thought about this when I was at school a few months ago. Using the iWebTool Backlink Checker, I was able to accomplish this. This is what I was going to do: …

[6 Feb 2009 | No Comment | ]
TreeSize Free: Clear your hard drive of huge files/folders!

Don’t you hate it how Windows doesn’t show the size of folders unless you right-click and choose properties. Well, that can take a long time if your looking through your whole hard drive, trying to find out what is taking up all that space.
TreeSize Free is a free, small program that shows you the biggest folders on your hard drive and then gives you easy access to viewing or deleting them. If you are planning on using the application a lot, then I would run the installer but if not, …

[6 Feb 2009 | No Comment | ]
Twisten.fm: Discover Music on Twitter! Maybe…

I noticed a new service offered by my wonderful friends over at Grooveshark the other day, Twisten.FM . I was intrigued by what they said it did: Discover music through Twitter. I decided to check it out, and I gave them (grooveshark) my twitter email and password. Hopefully, they will support OAuth when Twitter finally releases it. I know some of the members at Grooveshark and I would trust them with my login; they aren’t going to “hack” you or anything, they just need your following list so they can …

[3 Feb 2009 | 5 Comments | ]
Google Search + AJAX = Internet Fail!!

Google is testing out a new way to search, AJAX! It sounds all good, right? Now I don’t have to have the page reload every time I search! Well that’s a plus, but what about all the apps its going to break? I’m assuming that it will still accept the old format of the search (below) for a while so any search plug-ins should still work. However the real problem is for analytics.
Browsers don’t send “page link” elements in the referrer and so any analytics tracking sites will not be …

[30 Jan 2009 | 56 Comments | ]
eBoostr 3 Released: Best version yet!

The folks over at eBoostr finally released their new version of eBoostr. eBoostr is a cache application that uses standard drives and memory to cache files, much like ReadyBoost on Vista. However, “Many reports included that eBoostr performs even better than ReadyBoost.” I use it on all my computer and I have been very pleased with the various betas that version 3 went through. I have been a beta tester since BETA3 back in 2007, I am very happy with this new version and I’m surprised at how much it …

[17 Jan 2009 | 5 Comments | ]
How to Decrease Windows Startup Time

Many PC (or Windows) users are frustrated with their computer’s startup time. This is usually due to the fact that you have too many programs starting that you don’t really need when your computer turns on. By the time your computer finally does start up, you just want to throw it out the window. Here are some tips on relieving that frustration and making your computer’s boot time faster than ever.
The Quick Way
This is the most common way to delete startup entries (although not all startup entries show up here).
From …