I'm a pretty keen Twitter user, but I must admit the idea of using the social networking site to automate my house hadn't occurred to me. However, if this video is anything to go by, the results are quite impressive in a geeky way.
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Alas, my McDouble-loving friends, it appears McDonald's has sent the popular burger off into the sunset. From what we know, it won't be replaced with the McSingle, or the McTriple, leaving fans to make do with less-thrifty substitutes.
I recently set up a new computer from scratch and had to get it up and running so that I could use it as quickly as possible. That meant only installing the bare necessities up front. That made me stop and think for a moment - what are the must-have apps that I need in order to be productive as soon as a computer is set up?