For some strange and annoying reason, Bing is set to be the default search provider for Firefox 4. Normally this wouldn’t be so bad –if there were an easy way to change it (to Google). Additionally, Firefox 4 has two input boxes at the top, the address bar and the search bar. Both boxes are capable of [...]
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The time has finally come, or at least it is coming soon. After 30 odd years of use, the internet is running out of IP addresses. This doesn’t mean the end of the world or anything like that, so you can take off your 2012 tin foil hats. But, it does mean that some major [...]
After hearing the news about Yahoo’s new plans to shutdown or sell the social bookmarking site, Delicious.com, many users have already begun a mass exodus. The problem for many people, myself included is that Delicious is where I’ve saved 100’s of my favorite web pages and losing them could be devastating. I’m happy to report [...]
Earlier this week Yahoo trimmed it’s workforce laying off roughly 600 employees. Following the layoffs are more changes, and it seems Yahoo doesn’t know what to do with itself so they’re taking a cut-n-run approach. The Delicious social bookmarking site will be closing in the next few months, followed by other Yahoo services.
If you are using multiple online email accounts it can quickly become confusing managing all of your contacts. Gmail, Hotmail, and Yahoo all have similar export procedures to that are compatible with Outlook, and we’ve already covered the Gmail process. Now all that is left to do is throw all of your contacts into Outlook [...]
I really hate it when companies try to install sneak software on my computer. This is especially true when the software they are unethically trying to sneak onto my PC is something I would never elect to install either because it’s junk, contains spyware/malicious code or violates my privacy in some way. For example, [...]
As I was reviewing the groovyPost traffic analytics for the month of Aug. 2009, when I noticed an interesting data point in regards to organic search. For the first time since it’s launch, the Microsoft BING search engine referred more traffic to the groovyPost family of sites than the Yahoo! search engine. Here’s a look [...]
Earlier this week I talked about the upgrade of the Delicious Bookmarking service that allows users to post their bookmarks and comments to their Twitter page. Well, after using it for a few days and testing out the new features it appears as though they might have left a few settings set to their default [...]