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It is a soft ‘G,’ pronounced ‘Jif.’

The New York Times has a lovely interview up with Steve Wilhite, the inventor of the illustrious GIF file. Wilhite wants you to know that the White House is wrong: He is proud of the GIF, but remains annoyed that there is still any debate over the pronunciation of the format. “The Oxford English Dictionary accepts both pronunciations,” Mr. Wilhite said. “They

 
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The Return of FIREFOX

Firefox OS smartphones are here! The theory behind Firefox OS is to provide a truly open smartphone environment, free from both carrier and Apple/Android oppression — an environment where developers and consumers can gallivant freely, without the ever-present fear that their data might be misappropriated in some way. In short, apps for Firefox OS are

 
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Windows 8 has single handedly killed the PC.

In short: Windows 8 was a bust. The figures from Gartner are in. PC shipments plunge in worst drop in a generation. Global PC shipments* plunged 14 percent in the first three months of 2013, according to newly released figures from market research firm IDC. In IDC’s own words: “Despite some mild improvement in the economic

 
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Digital Locker – Your Stuff in the Cloud.

Your home is a sum of its treasured parts Having a room-by-room inventory of your personal belongings can save a lot of headaches – or heartaches – should you be hit by a catastrophe. If your home is ever damaged or destroyed in a storm, fire, or other devastating event, an accurate and up-to-date home

 
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Made In China – A Hackers Haven

In case you missed it, the cybersecurity firm Mandiant just released a bombshell report (pdf) on how nearly 150 sophisticated hacking attempts against American corporations and government agencies over the past decade almost certainly originated from a single Shanghai office building controlled by People’s Liberation Army (PLA). The hacking group, dubbed APT1 in the report, launches its

 
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Top Android Apps for the Nexus 7 Tablet..3Q.2012

The Google Nexus 7 tablet has been out for a few months now and I’ve used Apps that make it shine and Apps that you wish you had never installed, here’s a short list of the top android apps for the Nexus 7 tablet.  For starters let’s talk about free Apps, some can be good, however