PressReader Library

PressReader – Get Access to Hundreds of Newspapers [Review]

Do you enjoy reading newspapers? Want to save trees by reading digital editions of the paper? Many digital editions of papers already exist but many people still prefer a traditional newspaper experience, not a specially designed version of their favorite publication. An app called PressReader gives users access to over 1700 different publications from 92 different countries for a monthly fee of $29.95 or $.99 for one issue.

These are displayed exactly as they would appear on a classic paper edition, complete with ads and front page articles.

Firefox-like Live Bookmark

Foxish Adds Firefox-Like RSS Live Bookmarks to Chrome

Do you use Firefox’s Live Bookmarks RSS feature? Live bookmarks creates a folder of links and updates it with links to the latest posts in an RSS feed. This RSS feature has also been implemented into other browsers like Internet Explorer. If you switched to Google Chrome, you might miss this feature, especially if you only subscribe to a few feeds and have no need for a full RSS reader like Google Reader.

This extension brings this Firefox feature to Google Chrome.

Cydia Version Info

Untethered Jailbreak for iOS 5.1.1 A5/A5X Devices Now Available

Do you own a jailbroken iPad 2 or iPhone 4S running iOS 5? If so, you’re probably holding off on the upgrade to iOS 5.1. Or do you own the new iPad (3rd generation)and want to jailbreak the device?

The famous Greenpois0n team has just announced the release of the much-anticipated Absinthe 2.0, which allows for an untethered jailbreak of all devices running iOS 5.1, including A5(X) devices.


UndoClose Opens Recently Closed Folders and Apps with a Hotkey

Ever closed an app or folder accidentally? Browsers have a recently closed tabs list as well as a shortcut key to quickly open recently closed tabs. However, while Windows does provide a Recent Files list, it’s not always easy to access, it’s for files only (not apps), and there are no shortcut keys.

UndoClose for Windows adds hotkeys to open the most recently closed apps and folders and also provides an easy to use list of recently closed apps and folders.

StatCounter Global Stats Weekly

Chrome Leaves Internet Explorer Behind as Top Browser

With the steadily rising popularity of Chrome, the long expected overtake of Internet Explorer by Google Chrome has finally happened last week, according to the data from StatCounter. These statistics also show the slight downfall of Mozilla Firefox, once the second most popular browser in the world.

These statistics are only according to one source, but there is no doubt that Chrome is rapidly gaining market share.

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