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Beta Browser Speed Tests: Which Is Fastest?

Beta Browser Speed Tests: Which Is Fastest?

Google’s new Chrome web browser beta is getting a lot of attention for its put the major browser releases to the speed test, but today we’re measuring Chrome against the second beta of Internet Explorer 8, as well as the beta of Firefox 3’s next iteration, 3.1. We tested tomorrow’s…

Back Up and Sync Your Mobile Phone with BitPim

Back Up and Sync Your Mobile Phone with BitPim

Those of us who have forgone a fancy BlackBerry, Treo, or iPhone know a standard mobile phone is probably the most non-interactive, un-tweakable device in the gadget stable. But for many phones, there’s a way around overpriced cables, intentionally weak Bluetooth software, and lack of good syncing software. The multi-tool…

Find and Embed Album Art in Your MP3 Collection

Find and Embed Album Art in Your MP3 Collection

Your digital music doesn’t stay in one place, and it should look the same no matter where it’s playing. But somehow, in all the transfers from system to system, onto and off of MP3 players, and to and from the net, the album art illustrations that should add visual cues…