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Archive for March, 2009

WordPress Wednesday – Scheduled Backup

Scheduled Backup Of Your WordPress Blog. After spending time looking for a new host for tomaltman.com, this is a must.  After I get the host up and stuff…I’m putting this on a priority list.  Then I must figure out how to auto-move that over to Amazon’s S3.

Ripdev: The iPhone Authority

Ripdev: The iPhone Authority. Apple is losing the death grip on the iPhone. InstallerApp is a native Mac OS X application (soon — for Windows too) that allows you easily download applications from Installer and Cydia directly onto your computer, and install them to the iPhone connected with USB cable.

IP address geolocation SQL database | Share your knowledge

IP address geolocation SQL database | Share your knowledge. Warning – Geek content to follow. All I can say is WOW – this is awesome. I was trying to find a free SQL database of IP geolocation with country, city, region, latitude and longitude for a project but none was accurate and up to date […]

Free-mium can work

Today’s Thought: Free-mium can work | The Journalism Iconoclast. If you do have a really cool free-mium site, do you think it is possible to make subscriptions work for WAY-cool-premium?

DigiDave | Communication is Key

DigiDave | Communication is Key: Collaboration is Queen….. DigiDave does it again.  I really like Dave’s articles, but this one really hit home.  He brings up some brilliant points. Scoops have the half-life of a link. Do what you do best and link to the rest No website is an island. The best things happen […]

What Does that Hashtag Mean? New Service Tells You – ReadWriteWeb

What Does that Hashtag Mean? New Service Tells You – ReadWriteWeb. Some great twitter info here if you are a noob.

When Trust Breaks | Altitude Branding | Brand Elevation through Social Media

When Trust Breaks | Altitude Branding | Brand Elevation through Social Media. What if you never HAD it?  How does that work…it will be interesting if media companies can try to play catch-up with the community game.

Sniffing keystrokes via laser, power lines

Sniffing keystrokes via laser, power lines – Hack a Day. This is not for the faint at heart.  Hack-a-day is a hacker site, but it shows you exactly what is possible if you put your mind to it…so make sure you run the blender when you are typing in that Swiss account number.

Google is 'messin' with Amazon and the Kindle

Google Offers 500,000 Books for Free on Sony Reader. Um…not sure what you htink – but I see Google giggling on this one.  The official Kindle page says over 245,000.  Um, that’s half than the free ones Google has.  :)

WordPress Wednesday :: Cron View

WordPress › Cron View « WordPress Plugins. If you are running Cron on your WP site – then this is the plugin for you. What?  Your not sure – then this is plugin for you too!  :)

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