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Help Me Out and Get a Free Shaving Oil Sample
By November 26, 2012 Read More →

Help Me Out and Get a Free Shaving Oil Sample

The test period is over, thanks to everyone who participated! I wrote about the benefits of shaving oil last October. I really like using shaving oil. It helps my skin stay more supple and moisturized during the shaving process. This helps me avoid nicks and cuts during my shave, and helps keep my skin soft […]

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Workaround for Google Nexus 7 Tablet Screen Freeze

Workaround for Google Nexus 7 Tablet Screen Freeze

Most of the time I really like my Google Nexus 7 Android tablet. The form factor is nice, the screen is crisp and clear, and the extra horsepower compared to my generation one Amazon Kindle Fire is very, very noticeable. However, the screen will sometimes become unresponsive. Parts of the screen don’t respond to touch, […]

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How to Turn Off “Close Friends” Notifications on Facebook

How to Turn Off “Close Friends” Notifications on Facebook

Facebook is known for two things: being one of the most popular Web sites in the world, and rolling out changes with little to no warning and explanation. Such is the latest “Close Friends” list functionality. Basically, Facebook automatically made a list of all the people you interact with most. This is creepy, but okay […]

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Stolen iPhone Adventures Photoset on Facebook

Stolen iPhone Adventures Photoset on Facebook

This made its way to my Facebook friend stream today, and I thought I’d share it with you: adventures of a stolen iPhone. Apparently, a gal named Katy McCaffrey went on a Disney cruise, and her iPhone was stolen. Turns out the person in possession of it has been taking pictures, which get uploaded to […]

Double Edge Safety Razor Starter Set Giveaway Contest
By May 21, 2012 Read More →

Double Edge Safety Razor Starter Set Giveaway Contest

Last week I wrote about how I prepare to shave with a double edge safety razor and how much I love shaving now. Yes, I know that sounds crazy, so I’m going to type it again. I love shaving with a double edge safety razor. I am so confident that double edge shaving will change […]

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Draw Something: A Sketch Game for Android and iOS

Draw Something: A Sketch Game for Android and iOS

Draw Something is an iOS and Android app that allows two players to play online to guess words and phrases. It’s an absolute blast, despite a few missing features and some glitches.

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Sort Facebook Posts By Posting Date

Sort Facebook Posts By Posting Date

Several months ago, Facebook changed the way it displayed wall posts in your news stream. Facebook put the stories with the most activity at the top. This meant that more recent, but less “popular” posts were obscured. This was a particular problem for me. Some of my friends are regular Facebook wall posters, and some […]

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Using Facebook’s New List System
By September 23, 20112 Comments Read More →

Using Facebook’s New List System

Facebook rolled out a new(ish) way to manage friends via Lists. Here’s a quick rundown on what it means, and how you can customize what you share with whom.

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Spam Wave From Facebook, and reCAPTCHA Re-Enabled
By September 14, 20110 Comments Read More →

Spam Wave From Facebook, and reCAPTCHA Re-Enabled

At the start of the year I started using reCaptcha to cut down on the amount of spam I was receiving in the comment moderation queue. I ran it for a few months, but it didn’t decrease the amount of human-crafted “astroturf” spam I was getting. My hope was that the additional step would bore […]

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Living With Google’s Two-Factor Authentication
By September 12, 20111 Comments Read More →

Living With Google’s Two-Factor Authentication

I write about my experience of using Google’s two-factor authentication after living with it for three months. It is very advanced, but the setup may too complicated for most Web users.

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