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One-click WordPress database restore with Vaultpress

12/21/2011, Everyone who is ready to pay ($15/mo) to have a reliable WordPress backup should check this out: Vaultpress, the real-time backup system for self-hosted WordPress blogs now features one-click, server to server database restore. This is pretty awesome for...

Lady Gaga Facebook and Twitter accounts hacked, fans phished

12/20/2011, It has been reported that Lady Gaga, one of the most popular pop stars of this generation, had her Facebook and Twitter account hacked. The hackers then used her account to send messages to all her fans – inviting them to submit their details to win...

FireFox 9 is unofficially released a day earlier

12/20/2011, Fans of Mozilla’s popular FireFox browser will be pleased to know that the have decided to unofficially release FireFox 9 a day before its official release. The latest beta build of the browser was made available on the 11th of November 2011, so for...

Google+ receives some new improvements

12/19/2011, Google+ users rejoice – after listening to your feedback, Google has implemented a whole bunch of new features to the social network to make it better. First up you get the option to select how many updates you get from a particular circle via an easy...

Duolingo wants you to help translate the web

12/16/2011, From Luis Von Ahn, one of the creators of CAPTCHA – the system that asks you to type random words/numbers to prove that you’re human – comes Duolingo, a new effort to help translate websites and pages on the internet while teaching users a...

Wikipedia to simplify page editing

12/14/2011, If you love Wikipedia and you’ve always wanted to contribute by creating new pages or helping to edit existing ones, but found the process to daunting and decided to give it up – you’re not alone. But it looks like all that is going to...

Google Cloud Print now available to all Google Chrome users

12/14/2011, Google’s Cloud Print service is a pretty handy feature that allows wireless printing from a number of devices, namely mobile phones, tablets and Chromebooks. Well now it looks like Google is planning to expand its availability. Google announced...

Google Map Maker: now newbie friendly

12/14/2011, Google Maps, one of the most useful services from Google will get even better now thanks to the introduction of some new improvements to the Map Maker. In case you didn’t know, Google Maps isn’t a one-man operation and requires the...

Last.fm Discover helps you find indie music

12/14/2011, Great news for Last.fm users who are tired of mainstream music. The music discovery service has just announced the launch of Last.fm Discover: a new way to discover independent music. Making use of HTML5, this web app helps Last.fm users discover new...

Google Extends Free US and Canada Domestic Calling through 2012

12/13/2011, Google is doing it again and has made VOIP calls from GMail free for the USA and Canada through 2012. It’s Google’s gift for the Holidays and Google also reminds everyone that it also offers calls to the rest of the world at rates that it...

Say Merry Christmas with Skype

12/13/2011, If you’ve been sending out cards to your friends and family every season, and you’re getting tired of doing it, Skype has got the solution for you with its latest service: Say it with Skype. Launched earlier this year, Say it with Skype lets...

YouSendit: New Apps for iPad, iPhone, Android, Windows and Mac

12/13/2011, I have been using YouSendit for a while now, for sending very large files (up to 2 GB!) over the internet when my email client could not handle it. The key feature is the ability to send files very quickly without login in – there is a 50 MB limit...

Google Earth shown off on 48 screens

12/12/2011, Google Earth is a pretty amazing service from Google which allows you to check out the whole world from the comfort of your own living room. And while most of us are content with browsing the earth on our computer monitors, Google decided to push the...