11/12/2011

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  • Mac: Cleaning up Windows installs.
  • Partitions: Managing multiple partitions.
  • Skyrim: Rob’s mini-review.
  • Encryption: What’s a good program for it?
  • Sewing Machines: Zack’s second favorite hobby.
  • Steam: System Hacked, what does it mean to you?

Get ‘The Sims 2 Ultimate Collection’ for free this month

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It seems as if this week is a good one to get stuff on the cheap or even for free. First, Marvel announced a promo yesterday which gave access to its Unlimited comics service for 99 cents, and now EA has quietly revealed that it's giving away copies...

Comcast Carrying 1Tbit/s of IPv6 Internet Traffic

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New submitter Tim the Gecko (745081) writes Comcast has announced 1Tb/s of Internet facing, native IPv6 traffic, with more than 30% deployment to customers. With Facebook, Google/YouTube, and Wikipedia up to speed, it looks we are past the "chicken and egg" stage. IPv6 adoption by other carriers is looking better too with AT&T at 20% of their network IPv6 enabled, Time Warner at 10%, and Verizon Wireless at 50%. The World IPv6 Launch site has measurements of global IPv6 adoption.

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?Stop Chrome from Running In the Background After You Close It

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?Stop Chrome from Running In the Background After You Close It

Some Google Chrome extensions may keep your browser awake even when the browser is closed or minimized. This could slow down your computer, increase memory usage, and eat up your battery. Here's how to stop this from happening.

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NASA Made An Underground Water Map To See Just How Bad The Drought Is

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NASA Made An Underground Water Map To See Just How Bad The Drought Is

On this dry July day, news about the drought that's engulfed most of the western United States continues to get worse. But how do we know how extensive the current megadrought is? We actually can measure from the sky, but not in the way you think.

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Do a Daily Debrief of Your Schedule to Identify Lulls in Your Focus

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Do a Daily Debrief of Your Schedule to Identify Lulls in Your Focus

Budgeting your time is a helpful way to keep a distracted mind under control. If you're trying to keep a schedule, perform a daily debrief to identify when you're at your best, or your worst.

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