Saturday, December 30, 2006

What got diggers attention in 2006

Looking back and reflecting are interesting things to do. Now that the year is coming to an end, let's take a look back at the stories that caught the attention of diggers, ten to one.

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Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Why Internet Explorer 7 Is Not Worth Installing

New IE 7 is out. Should I install it? Should we all install it? This article is a developer's perspective on the so-called "new" Internet Explorer 7.0. It includes good facts about IE.

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Tech Acquisitions from 2006

Top ten list for 2006. The thing that strikes me from the list is the 1.6 Billion YouTube acquisition is that it gets into the $30 million range at the end of the list. That's a big range. These are probably some acquisition you have read about already but some are new to me so maybe they are new to you.

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Sunday, December 17, 2006

Send A Free Card To A U.S Soldier

Well Since I am in the Christmas mood. Here is a great site that lets you send a printed post card to a US troop. This is a great project for the whole family and best of all it is free of charge. You do not have to provide any personal information or even an email address. All you do is put a name and your hometown and state, then choose a prepaired thank you message from the list provided.

I hope everyone enjoys I know it is not really tech news but hey it is something fun and free.

Let's Say Thanks

Billed $2000 to watch 2 hours of TV on his mobile phone

Watching television on his mobile landed one O2 customer with a bill of almost £1,000. Ali Hussain explains how to avoid falling into the same trap
SOME of Britain’s biggest mobile firms are charging their customers hundreds of pounds when they use the latest technology to watch films or TV on their handsets, even though others are offering the service for as little as £10 a month.

Michael Schaefer, 46, an IT specialist from Ealing, west London, was charged £950 in just four days by O2 after using his 3G (third generation) phone to view TV for just two hours.

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