Month: January 2011

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How to remove Facebook apps you don’t use anymore

I spend so much time banning random Facebook applications from my news feed that I forget how many there are. I’m not kidding. This is my current block list: There/Their/They’re Test, (Lil) Green Patch, Fish Isle, Café World, FarmVille, My Christmas Tree, Fish Life, Birthday Cards, Kidnap!, iHearts, Happy Pets, Holiday Drinks, Hallmark Social Calendar,…
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$40 PS3 orders canceled, no charges

As could have been predicted, I won’t be getting a PlayStation 3 for $40. Per an e-mail from Amazon I just received: We are contacting you regarding your order #002-0251899-0886633 from the Target store at Amazon.com. We recently became aware of mismatched price and product information which resulted in the discontinued Sony PS3 Hardware System…
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How you could have found a PS3 for $40

I read the results of a reader survey for the Appeal-Democrat last week and noticed a few people pointed out our need for more proofreaders because of typos, etc. I can safely say the Appeal-Democrat hasn’t screwed up as badly as Target did Sunday. On both its website and its store on Amazon.com, Target listed…
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Pokemon Black and White: If you’re trying to catch them all, sucks to be you

While Nintendo is panicking a little about the 3DS and its effects on small children’s eyes, there is some good news. By March, the latest incarnations of the wildly popular Pokemon series will hit the U.S. Pokemon Black and Pokemon White offer another 150 new creatures solely to piss off those who thought they already…
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Nintendo is rightfully freaking out over kids’ eyes and the 3DS

Shock of all shocks, Nintendo is freaking out too much about the 3-D display for its 3DS, which launches this Spring. In case you missed it, just before New Year’s Nintendo echoed its previous warnings about kids under the age of 6 using the 3DS. The company is concerned about it affecting the development of…
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Comcast spreading the love with iPad, Android apps

If you picked up today’s Appeal-Democrat, you might have noticed our CES coverage has begun in earnest. Well, actually it began Tuesday-ish, but the actual expo begins today. One of the stories we highlighted was the fight between pay-TV companies and tech companies providing competition such as Boxee and Roku. Comcast is part of that…
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Handbrake releases first update since 2009

Handbrake, my beloved choice for DVD ripping, has released its first update in more than a year. This update pushes the software to version 0.9.5. Highlights include updated presets for video encoding and a variety of things that would probably mean more to videophiles than to me. Those changes I’ll include at the bottom with…
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Goodbye Hulu Plus. Sorry your creators killed you

Hulu Plus isn’t going away. Yet. But I know I’ve decided to toss my subscription. Part of it is because of redundancy with Netflix, which now has its own iPhone app. But mostly it’s the same thing that’s plagued Hulu since its inception – a lack of consistent content that’s consistently available. Rather than rehash…
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January 2011 Appeal-Democrat pages

A collection of pages designed for the Appeal-Democrat in January 2011. [tabs slidertype=”images” auto=”no” autospeed=”4000″] [imagetab width=”900″ height=”1800″] http://kylebuis.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/c01_ad01032011.jpg [/imagetab] [imagetab width=”900″ height=”1800″] http://kylebuis.files.wordpress.com/2012/09/a01_ad01042011.jpg [/imagetab] [imagetab width=”900″ height=”1800″] http://kylebuis.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/c01_ad01072011.jpg [/imagetab] [imagetab width=”900″ height=”1800″] http://kylebuis.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/c01_ad01102011.jpg [/imagetab] [imagetab width=”900″ height=”1800″] http://kylebuis.files.wordpress.com/2012/09/a01_ad01112011.jpg [/imagetab] [imagetab width=”900″ height=”1800″] http://kylebuis.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/c01_ad01122011.jpg [/imagetab] [imagetab width=”900″ height=”1800″] http://kylebuis.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/c01_ad01142011.jpg [/imagetab] [imagetab width=”900″ height=”1800″] http://kylebuis.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/c01_ad01172011.jpg [/imagetab]…
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