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  • Kill a stuck service without bouncing the server
    How to kill a Windows service that's stuck on stopping or starting
    A service stuck in a stopping or starting state can make for a frustrating experience for a Windows systems administrator trying to avoid a mid-day server restart.Almost any service could hang, but it typically happens with critical application...
  • Bose On-Ear Bluetooth SoundLink headphones
    Bose On-Ear Bluetooth SoundLink headphones review
    Monday was the official street date for the new Bose On-Ear Bluetooth SoundLink headphones arrival, but some stores (such as Fry's Electronics) have been selling the stereo headset since last Wednesday. We have been testing the headphones out...
  • Cloud Computing
    Five advantages and disadvantages of cloud computing
    Cloud computing can basically be defined as doing work on your local computer, but storing the data on a server at another location. Before entrusting your data to someone else, there are 5 advantages and disadvantages you should consider...

Games

Iphone

  • LifeProof Waterproof/Rugged iPhone 4/4S case
    Tech Review: LifeProof Waterproof/Rugged iPhone 4/4S case (Photos)
    Trying to choose the right protective case for your iPhone 4/4S out of hundreds, if not thousands, of cases on the market is a daunting task if there ever was one. Do you go for awesome uber drop/water protection and end up with an iPhone that...
  • Does it cost too much to use a smartphone?
    The $26 iPhone plan. If you want it move to France.
    Apparently, a downside to being an American, living in America, is that telecom carriers just might be screwing us over.From theAmerica Blog:Unless you're paying $26 a month for unlimited phone calls, unlimited text, free international calls,...
  • Phoebe Gates
    Is Bill Gates' daughter carrying an iDevice? Hold the (i)Phone ...
    As of last October, the household of Bill and Melinda Gates and children (Jennifer 15, Rory 12, and Phoebe 9) were Apple-less, or so reported Melinda Gatesin an interviewwith the New York Times. Could that have changed in a year?Follow me on...

Internet

  • UFO: NASA reveals Biblical-like Spacecraft
    UFO: NASA reveals Biblical-like Spacecraft
    A UFO enthusiast has discovered Biblical like UFO in some archived images of NASA on 1 June, 2013, as reported by UFO Sightings Daily. The report was posted on Jun 3, 2013. The website, UFO Sightings Daily, is coordinated by Scott C. Waring. He...
  • When to use the Java String, StringBuffer and StringBuilder classes
    When to use the Java String, StringBuffer and StringBuilder classes
    Java provides three useful classes for string objects: String, StringBuilder and StringBuffer. All of these classes effectively represent string objects. Each class has a specific purpose. Depending on your requirements, one class may be a better...
  • UFO: Journey to Inner Space
    ‘UFO: Journey to Inner Space’ at ‘Countdown to Contact 2014’
    An 80-minute video posted to YouTube proposes how the “outcomes of spacefaring exploration will ultimately reflect the consequences of intensive spiritual practices.” Featuring visual highlights from independent UFO and paranormal...