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December 15, 2006

Astahost: The very best in Free Web-hosting

I had written this review of Astahost for FreeWebSpace quite sometime back. Since Astahost or rather Xisto Corporation in general have been so benevolent and supportive of me, they definitely deserve a special mention. Way back in the beginning quarter of 2005 … As usual like everyone else, I was...

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December 14, 2006

Ten Ships releases Ajax DNS

Arizona based Ten Ships has announced the first public beta of their all new product AjaxDNS, which is an Ajax framework … … for any systems administrator, support technician, or anyone that needs quick network and domain tools and analysis. The features offered are: Live DNS Whois Search IP Whois...

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December 14, 2006

Giveaway of the Day: Free Software, Legally !!

Giveaway of the Day is a brand new project that gives away free software – legally! Yup, that’s right. Everyday they pick a software from well-known companies and make a fully functional version available for download through-out the day. Those who are able to grab it during the allowed period...

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December 14, 2006

Firefox 3.0 passes the Acid 2 Test (finally)

With the much awaited official release of Firefox 3.0 Alpha our favourite browser has finally managed to pass the Acid 2 Test. Codenamed Grand Paradiso, starting from this version Firefox implements the Gecko 1.9 rendering engine and boasts heavily refactored reflow algorithms that improve Firefox layout functionality and resolve some...

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December 14, 2006

Craythur Web OS

Craythur is another new kid in the ever-mushrooming Web OS block. It’s heavily reliant on JavaScript/AJAX and primarily based on the Prototype and Script.aculo.us frameworks, which originated on the Mac. At the first glance it seems that this one is geared more as a Personal Information Manager rather than an...

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December 14, 2006

Google’s New Offering: Google Patents

Google’s at it again and this time with a much-needed patent search engine. It sports the same minimalistic interface that’s a trademark of Google and allows you to perform fulltext searches on a database of over 7 million patents and view the details of each patent along with all the...

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December 13, 2006

Sandboxie: Excellent Browser Protection Freeware

I came across this terrific freeware tool called Sandboxie that can run almost any given program in a virtual sandboxed space and revert your system back to the original state it was in, once you terminate the program. For instance, when you surf using your favourite browser (Firefox/IE/Opera) – they...

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December 13, 2006

World’s costliest phone earns Guiness Record

A new limited edition mobile phone from Goldvish, the Swiss cell-phone maker has beat the Vertu collection to being the world’s costliest phone ever. If you thought that the Vertu was mind-bogglingly expensive, think twice. This particular collection called PLATO and referred to as “Le million” PIECE UNQIUE was awarded...

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