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A 6-post collection

Send yourself Text Message Reminders

“I forgot,” you forget, we all forget things all the time – It would be cool to send a reminder directly to your phone. Here’s how to send yourself a text message reminder: First you’ll need to visit usereminders.com When creating a new reminder, simply use one of the following email formats based on your cell phone provider/carrier (replace with your actual phone number): **ATT: **@txt.att.net Verizon: @vtext.net **T-Mobile: **@tmomail.net Sprint: @messaging.sprintpcs.com **Rogers: **@pcs.rogers.com **Alltel:

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Unblock Blocked Calls for Free

Kevin Poulsen on TrapCall: A new service set for launch Tuesday allows cellphone users to unmask the Caller ID on blocked incoming calls, obtaining the phone number, and in some cases the name and address, of the no-longer-anonymous caller. […] TrapCall’s basic unmasking service is free, and includes the option of blacklisting unwanted callers by phone number. It also allows you to listen to your voicemail over the web. It’s currently available to AT&T and T-Mobile subscribers, with support for the other major

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The Agreeable Cat

An interesting take on EULA’s: How often have you been presented with unplesant click-through license agreements […] It is disturbingly common for people to click right on through such barriers without even looking at the agreement. I totally understand this attitude. […] Of course, I have created a wonderful solution to this problem. My cat, Simba, agrees instead of me. As he is not a legal entity, I don’t really know how kitty’s agreements would stand up in court, but I like to think he

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Hackers Using Fake Parking Tickets to Infect Computers

Interesting new hacking concept: In North Dakota, oddly enough, hackers have hit on a new way to infect innocent computers: fake parking tickets that direct car owners to a site where they are instructed to download malicious software.[Dan Nosowitz of Gizmodo] I guess people believe do believe anything. Via Gizmodo.

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Don't fear iPhone Duplicate Apps anymore!

The iTunes App Store, for the iPhone and iPod Touch, has been out long enough for developers to release updates to their apps — some have even release several updates. Acquiring the update is easy through both iTunes and the App Store on the mobile device. However, there is a catch. Maybe you’ve gone to update your apps through iTunes and noticed something similar (opposite). The reason this is happening may be magical and mysterious, but like totally curable! Introducing **Pourhadi’s Dupe Remover 3000 the

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