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Convert VHS/VHS-C cassette tapes to digital media

January 24th, 2010 · No Comments

If you got some memories on VHS or VHS-C tapes, you may well want to convert them to digital media -  video files of some type, from AVI,MPEG, or DVD. You may want to do that for a few reasons: most importantly VHS tapes loose quality as time goes by. They are vulnerable to heat, […]

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Recommended add-ons for Mozila Firefox browser

December 7th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Firefox (FF) is the browser of my choice for a few years now. I have watched it grow from 2% to 20% and 30%  (USA and EUROPE respectively) and it will get more popular in time. Just a fact, did you know that Firefox is really not a fox but some kind of a red […]

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Whatever Works (2009)

December 6th, 2009 · 1 Comment

Made from the classic Woody Allen materials, the never ending existential questioning of a Boris Yellnikoff, an ever ranting and complaining, eccentric suicidal old fella from NY. He meets a young and beautiful runaway girl named Melodie who needs shelter for a few days. A few days turn into months and slowly something in Boris […]

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Wireless seem to work, but no internet connection

November 24th, 2009 · No Comments

The other day I got a used IBM Thinkpad R50e, and the first thing I did is to erase all the programs installed that I didn’t want. I know a bit about computers and of course I didn’t erase any system programs that come with the IBM, or at least I think I didn’t… Anyway, […]

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The Complete Home Decorator (Hardcover)

October 26th, 2009 · No Comments

The house is out biggest investment and the most time spent place for us. I am a big promoter and fan of do-it-yourself projects. Almost every room in my house has something that was built by me. In fact, I built the whole kitchen from raw thick pine wood. The Complete Home Decorator (Hardcover) is […]

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“Advanced System Care” PC optimizer (freeware) review

October 25th, 2009 · No Comments

“Advanced System Care” is a one-click freeware tool to help protect, repair, clean, maintain and optimize your PC. It has some nice features like internet connection optimizer, ram (memory) optimizer and more. I think my system worked faster afterward, or it’s just psychological. Bottom end, this single tool does the job of several ones. Here […]

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Antispyware/antimalware freeware tools

October 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

You don’t need to do much in order to infect your computer with some kind of adware or spyware. Viruses, adware or spyware can sometimes be just annoying but some can be very nasty, resulting in data loss, time loss, fatal computer failure and so on. The best way to protect yourself is surfing responsibly […]

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Firefox and Gmail Manager login fix

October 11th, 2009 · No Comments

Gmail manager is one of the most useful addons to quickly check your Gmail mail account via Firefox browser. But from time to time, as Firefox updates itself, there are compatibility problems . Gmail manager version , which is the last officially released version, can not login to the account. The fix is either: […]

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Fame (2009)

October 6th, 2009 · No Comments

I’m a big fan of Fame, I used to watch it as a kid, I love the songs, the performance, the 80’s experience. So when I heard that the  new movie was out, I went out to see it. If it wasn’t for the fact that the movie is based on a series and a […]

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Sony Ericsson W760i Mobile Cell Phone with 3.2 MP Camera, MP3/Video Player

September 20th, 2009 · 1 Comment

This is a review of my new cell phone, the handsome and smart w760i. It has a few nice features that make him a good buy. PROS: good mp3 player and video player/recorder. good camera (see example photo) for day time – 3.15 MP, 2048×1536 pixels among the lowest in radiation levels – 0.53 W/kg […]

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