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groovyPost Weekly for January 22, 2012


Weeks of protests against the poorly written bills to fight online piracy, SOPA in the House and PIPA in the Senate, culminated in a remarkably effective day of internet darkness on January 18th. Read Ron White’s story about the day the internet went dark.

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There has also been a good deal of news about Android, with Google’s release of Ice Cream Sandwich. All these Android releases kind of make me hungry! Anyway, learn all about it as Mat Lee, Joey Kelley and Ron White bring you another episode of Attack of the Android.
Also, check out the official Attack of the Androids new website.

And in still more phone news, Bogdan Bele tells as that Smartphones are a Major Stress Factor. As if we didn’t already know, Bogdan!


This week Google updated its Hotel Finder.  Take a screen tour for the latest in travel planning.

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Meanwhile, in our continuing coverage of the Kindle Fire, Austin Krause tells you how to prevent the Fire from automatically changing backgrounds.

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And our own Brian Burgess continues his series of tips on Windows 8, this time telling us how to set up gesture login.

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This week also saw a great tip from Hammad Saleem on how to save web pages as PDF using Snagit. I will find frequent use for this – thanks, Hammad!

Snagit Capture

Want a peak in on some really cool technology bringing the Windows desktop to your iPad?  Check out Brian’s story – OnLive Desktop Brings Windows 7 & Office 2010 to the iPad.

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Meanwhile, Brian Burgess tips us off to the update available connecting Outlook and Facebook. Keep your vital information up to date with this tool!

Related Article:  How To Back Up and Reset Your Google Nexus 7


And finally for this week, Ron White gives us the rundown on the upcoming Facebook IPO. Lets just say that Mark Zuckerberg is going to do a-ok!

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That’s it for this week gone by. Check in daily, and right here again next weekend for your weekly wrap of all the groovy news.  Stay Groovy!

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