Google’s inviting 100,000 people to the Google Wave beta today, which means Twitter is already awash in people asking about and begging for entry (hello, trending topic). For what it... Read more
After trying several of the suggestions, I settled on the $60 Pixelmator, which was my pick on today’s episode of MacBreak Weekly. [thinkup_reply_count post_id=”3673575195″... Read more
Microsoft finally gave up on the paid subscription approach and is now offering a totally free virus and spyware blocker called Microsoft Security Essentials. MSE is a decent utility: it... Read more
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In their new-to-me “Lifehacking”* section, Slate asks a few celebrities what kind of tricks they use to get things done. Here are my favorite responses. Patty Stonesifer, chairwo... Read more
Robert Scoble argues that requiring users to post their true location in geolocation apps is an “antifeature” because it freaks people out. Users want control over where they say... Read more
Since I’m still jazzed about my recent adventures in WP hacking, over at Lifehacker this morning I wrote up a piece on how to make WordPress yours with a few of my picks for best plug-... Read more
Twitter’s new geolocation support was supposed to launch for developers at today’s Twitter Conference in LA (which I’m attending), but it wasn’t quite ready yet. Stil... Read more
The latest version of the Better GReader Firefox extension for Google Reader now includes the gorgeous Helvetireader skin thanks to the generosity of Jon Hicks. Version 0.8 also includes the... Read more
After “countless hours” of work, the Google Wave team has thrown up their hands and decided not to make Wave work in Internet Explorer natively. Instead, they released Google Chr... Read more
A friend complained to me that after only two years, she had to replace her laptop’s battery because it wouldn’t hold a charge. I found myself telling her that she shouldn’... Read more
One of the smartest people I’ve ever met, Maciej CegÅ‚owski, says you shouldn’t self-host web-based software like WordPress or Fever or eventually, Google Wave, because it requir... Read more
Welcome to Smarterware’s new look! (If you’re seeing this in your feed reader, pop open a browser tab, wouldya?) This little blog is now workin’ the internet runway sportin... Read more
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