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Turn any PC into a Router!

Turn any PC into a Router!

Need to extend your wifi range on the cheap?  You could buy a wifi extender or just turn an always on PC into a router with this free software I found over at LifeHacker.com.  Setup is ridonkulously simple.  Just plug in a cheap ($5-$10 these days) wifi USB adapter.  If you’ve got hard wired connection all the better but I got this to work with a PC that was connected via WiFi as ...

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Finally fixed Flash / Chrome Problem!

Finally fixed Flash / Chrome Problem!

I love my Google Chrome but I’ve recently been forced to start using FireFox more often because flash keeps crapping out my Chrome on both my work and home PC’s. FINALLY got around to searching for a fix and found it over at HowToGeek.com (GREAT site btw). You can view how to fix flash in chrome here if you’re having the same problem.  The article is a ...

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EASY way to get to USA-Only Sites!

EASY way to get to USA-Only Sites!

Found a really cool post on LifeHacker today about a free service that’ll be really useful for folks living outside the US of A.  Sites like Hulu, NBC, and even some vids on YouTube are blocked if you’re not coming from the States.  Sure you could setup a VPN or proxy connection but for the non-tech-nerd-types that isn’t exactly easy.  Changing your DNS settings though, not terribly difficult.  So that’s where Tunlr comes in.

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Run Mobile Apps On Your PC!

Run Mobile Apps On Your PC!

Got a favorite mobile app that you wish you could run on your PC?  Well now there’s a damn good chance you can! Scope out BlueStacks.com!  They just launched a free beta of this software that lets you run Android on a PC.  It kicks ASS!  I’m not a huge fan of Android as compared to iOS but there are tons of apps that run on both that I wish I could run ...

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Get 4.5 GB Free Space on DropBox!

Get 4.5 GB Free Space on DropBox!

Use Dropbox? Want 4.5 Gigs of free space?  Scope this link to download their expiremental new build!  The new feature is how it’ll offer to automatically import in pix and vids from a memory card inserted into your computer.  In exchange for helping them test it, for every 500mb you upload they’ll up your space limit by 500mb all the way up to 4.5GB!  So upload some pix off a memory card and get ...

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