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Great Password Tool

Are you one of those people who use the same password for everything? You know you shouldn’t, right? I am not going to lie to you, I used to be one of those people too. I have a free solution that might help you break this very bad habit. The tool I use is called […]

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Zune 3.0 update now available

The Zune is Microsoft’s version of the iPod. I bought it when it first hit stores and like it better then my iPod. I love the fact that I can record shows on my media center then transfer them to the Zune. Something the iPod can’t do. The latest version of the software is now […]

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DirecTV and TiVo Agree On New HD Box

Credit: BetaNews.com DirecTV and TiVo kiss and make up, again, with HD agreement "In the clearest signal to date that the new management at DirecTV is changing course, the satellite TV provider announced this morning it has renewed — rather than let elapse — its agreement with time-shifting hardware provider TiVo. Although it may still […]

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Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Service Pack 1

Last week Microsoft released Service Pack 1 for Visual Studio 2008 Click here to download the Service Pack We use Visual Studio 2008 for building all of our .Net web applications for CM3 Solutions. At some point down the road, I will write an article on why we prefer Microsoft’s .Net platform. There are a […]

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WOW, kids pick up everything

My 3 year old daughter was spending time at her Grandmothers house.  While they were playing in the living room, my daughter stated "I need to check my EMU". (Kid translation, EMU = email.) Yes, my 3 year old daughter wanted to check her email. She then proceeded into her Grandmothers office, sat on the […]

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Rent Books Netflix-style with Online Book Rental

My wife reads almost 2 books a week. I’m not joking. We have our membership to Netflix and love it. We talked about how it would be great if there was a Netflix for books. With a simple Google search, we found one. It’s called www.bookswim.com. BookSwim is the first online book rental library club […]

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Green Tip #2: Kill Weeds With Water

Here is a quick and easy tip to kill those pesky weeds in your yard without chemicals. Boil some water in a tea kettle. Poor the hot water on the weeds. Wait a couple of days. Watch those weeds disappear. I tried it and so far so good. It’s better than using chemicals. Weed killer […]

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