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Twitter did it again 🙁

Implementing a platform-restricting policy, they first killed Friendfeed’s (maybe other aggregators’ as well) ability to post to Twitter. They also recently killed FriendFeed’s (maybe other aggregators’ as well) ability to receive input from Twitter accounts. And, somewhere down the line, they hid the link to an account’s and its lists’ RSS […]

How to Get Thunderbird to Remember Passwords

No checkbox to remember passwords

It can happen that you will find no checkbox in Thunderbird to remember passwords. To change this, you will need to edit the prefs.js file, located in the Thunderbird profile folder.

Close Thunderbird and open the prefs.js file in Notepad or another editor (make a backup copy of prefs.js first, as […]

Improve conversations in Twitter: enter the ~tildetag

Twitter isn’t about conversation. It’s about broadcasting that there is a potential conversation happening.


I avoid following conversations in Twitter. The reason is simple: Doing so is hard and RTs lead to reading the same staff over and over. Plus, I can’t always actually read everything, as not everyone uses “reply” and I am rarely […]

#Mixero DNS and Certificate issues

@brycenz Bryce Ewing

Having #Mixero issues? dns resolves, doesnt, put “” in /etc/hosts file to fix


Mixero is my current Twitter and Facebook client of choice, thanks to its great stream filtering capabilities and it being Adobe Air based, so it runs everywhere.

My problem starting in were initialy solved by the tweet above, […]

Webmail vs IMAP4 vs POP3. Or not?

With email dominating a good part of our communication, mailbox management is an ever growing issue. This is primarily intended for people who access their email from at least two different email clients (webmail counts as one) and people who share a mailbox with others.

I want access to my email via webmail and offline acceess […]

"Error 1330 Installing Java Runtime Environment" (JRE)

This client’s PC running Windows XP kept refusing to install the latest Java Runtime Environment. It seems such a problem is not that rare…

To cut a long story short, I came across this RAC_Reaper‘s post Re: Error 1330 (Invalid digital signature in installing 1.6.0_11, where he states:

“… I believe a regsvr32 initpki.dll is all […]

“Restart Firefox to complete your changes” keeps appearing after add-on installation or update

Have you ever found yourselves in a situation with Firefox for Windows where you keep getting the message “Restart Firefox to complete your changes”, even after a restart? It happens if Windows has Offline Files enabled, the Firefox profile resides in an offline folder and you have installed or updated an add-on sensitive to the […]

Ning Greek Localization Error in Translation

Localization is no easy task and translations can be tricky themselves. Four wrong Ning Forum’s terms in greek are such victims of an honest […]

Twitter: Unable to follow more people (following 2000 limit)

Twitter has never been my favorite, especially compared to FriendFeed, but I can’t overlook the valuable community built around it. Lists have just made it much better, but there’s still no decent way to manage them that I know of and they come with limitations of their own.

Twitter: You are unable to follow more […]

Outlook crashes when switching keyboard language? Check Outlook Connector!

Does your Microsoft Outlook crash lately? A client of mine’s kept crashing for the better part of two consecutive mornings.

To cut a long story short, each time he tried to switch the keyboard to EL (Greek), it would hung with no exception. Several times it even crashed by itself while (re)starting. Repairing the .pst file […]