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TweetDeck

TweetDeck is a Twitter client that helps you keep track of everything on your timeline. It’s core feature is a multi-column view that lets you group your tweets together however you’d like. You can add friends to groups, so their tweets will always show up in a particular column. A column can also be configured […]

Posted on May 18, 2009 at 11:00 am by Matt Walsh · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Handbrake

Handbrake is a video transcoding application. Most people use it to shrink videos down to a size that their iPod/Phone can handle. For transcoding software, it’s very easy to use, with presets for a lot of common formats and handheld devices. Select the file and what you’re going to use it on and you’re ready […]

Posted on May 17, 2009 at 11:00 am by Matt Walsh · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Google Mobile Sync

A few months ago Google rolled out Google Mobile Sync. This syncs your Google calendar and contacts to your mobile phone. On Windows Mobile, you don’t even need any software for it. It runs right through the built in Active Sync interface in Windows. Syncing happens very quickly, and it is very smart about resolving […]

Posted on May 16, 2009 at 8:46 pm by Matt Walsh · Permalink · Comments Closed
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SCalc

The calculator included with Windows Mobile is rather limited. If you need trig, scientific functions, constants, and more check out SCalc. It’s a very simple command line-like interface, but also very powerful.

Posted on February 7, 2009 at 11:00 am by Matt Walsh · Permalink · Comments Closed
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VLC

VideoLan Client (VLC) is a media player that works with many OS’s. Unlike Windows Media Player, and many others, VLC has all of the codecs that you might need built in. So if you’re having trouble playing a particular file, give it a try. Also, there are several advanced features of the software that allow […]

Posted on February 6, 2009 at 11:00 am by Matt Walsh · Permalink · Comments Closed
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