Monthly Archives: October 2013

Classic Shell

Win8 StartButton Classic Shell is a free utility for Windows 8/Server 2012+ that restores your Windows Start button & Start menu. 11/16/13 edit: I had originally recommend Win 8 StartButton, but it was really just a front end to Classic … Continue reading

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Living With Nest

About one year ago we purchased a Nest to replace our programmable thermostat. With the cold weather coming, I thought this was a good time to give it the praise it deserves. Comparing our heating costs from 2011, which was … Continue reading

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Proxy Switcher

Proxy Switcher is a simple utility I found for Windows that offers similar functionality to the Mac OS in terms of location aware TCP/IP & Proxy settings. In plain english, based on some settings Proxy Switcher can determine the location of … Continue reading

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Social Fixer

Social Fixer is an add-on for all major browsers (but not Internet Explorer for the 2 or 3 of you using it, sorry) that aims to enhance your Facebook experience. It does this by intercepting the Facebook page as it … Continue reading

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