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Create Your Family Tree With Free Family.Show

This one is for all you amateur and aspiring genealogists groovyReaders out there fascinated by dead people.  Granted I have to admit; I’m neither, yet the first time I loaded this Free Family Tree Mapping Application, 10 minutes turned into 3 hours!!! What am I talking about you ask?  Well, a few years ago I stumbled […]

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Microsoft Releases New Web Tools [groovyDownload]

    This morning Microsoft released three new free tools on the Microsoft Download Center for Web/SQL Administrators.  Two of the new tools aim at making the life of a systems admin easier by automating tasks like application/site deployment, as well as SEO optimization of IIS 7 web applications.   The interesting thing is the release candidates […]

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Google Releases SketchUp 7.1 [groovyDownload]

Today Google Announced on it’s SketchUp Blog the release of Google SketchUp 7.1.  For those of you not familiar with Google SketchUp, it’s Google free 3D Modeling software anyone can use to build 3D models of anything and then upload them into Google Earth.  Very GROOVY indeed.   Google SketchUp Download Link   The 7.1 […]

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Microsoft to Release Free Anti-Virus Software [groovyNews]

According to the email I received last night, Microsoft is only a few weeks away from releasing the Gold RTM/RTW code for their Free Anti-Virus Product – Microsoft Security Essentials.   As discussed previously here on groovyPost, the reviews for Microsoft Security Essentials (Code-Name Morrow) have been very positive, and since installing it on my […]

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How to Access Microsoft Office Web Apps Technical Preview

This morning in a Press Release Microsoft announced it’s official response to Google Apps by making available Office On the Web – AKA Microsoft Office Web Apps.   Granted, today’s announcement is only the start of the Technical Preview; however, it’s the first step in getting Microsoft Office online and in the cloud. So following […]

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Microsoft Announces Windows 7 College Student Discount

This morning on Twitter, Microsoft Announced a new program which allows current college students in the US and the UK to receive Windows 7 Home Premium OR Windows 7 Professional at a sharp discount.  $29.99 for US Students and £30 for UK Students.  Students in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Korea, and Mexico can also participate […]

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Google Acquires reCAPTCHA [groovyNews]

Google announced this morning they would be acquiring reCAPTCHA. This interesting acquisition makes a lot of sense.  One of the original reasons (if not the original reason) for developing CAPTCHA was to ensure the person on your website or application was in fact human.  BOTS would crawl through the internet and create posts and forum topics etc., to […]

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How-To Increase Google SEO for Videos

Today Google began the first in a series of articles talking about how you can increase your Video’s ranking in Google Search.  In the past, they focused on the importance of submitting a Video Sitemap or mRSS Feed and today they announced support for FaceBook Share and Yahoo! SearchMonkey RDFa.   This ranking process is […]

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