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How to install Android 5.0 Lollipop in VirtualBox on Windows

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As a kid I used to go gagga over charms lollipops.  Sour Apple and Cherry were the best. And now, many decades, later I still find myself pining over the cloying yet strangely satisfying taste of lollipops.  The fact that I

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Thunderbird and Gmail: A marriage that lasts forever

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Mozilla Thunderbird is a great email alternative to Outlook.  In many ways, it’s the successor to Eudora. But here’s the funny thing: Mozilla officially stopped development on Thunderbird in the summer of 2012.  Since web applications were becoming ascendant, the

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Chrome is getting better

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Google knows everything. Just admit it and stop trying to opt out of omniscience.  There’s nothing you can do to run from Google. But this isn’t always a bad thing.  Let me explain what I mean.

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Tracking your goals with Google forms

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Mission accomplished. In a world inundated with goal setting apps, sometimes a good ol’ pen and pad is best.  But I’m all about finding new uses for old software and it turns out Google Drive makes a great goal setting app.

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How to snag 2GB of free space on Google Drive

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What’s up?  Two days ago I showed you how to grab 130GB of free storage in Microsoft’s OneDrive cloud thingy.  That’s a buttload of space.  And I’ve got to be honest with you: the 2GB that Google is trying to entice

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