How to add a feedburner subscription popup to your blogger blog

The Blogger platform, operated by internet giant Google, is actually a quite complete blogging solution, and currently millions of bloggers use it to publish anything from poetry to rants to tech news ans gossip, basically, if any topic is decent and useful, you can probably find a .blogspot blog about that topic. But even though

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Skype is becoming a useless, shiny bloatware

I always wonder how is it that a perfectly working, useful program with a nice, tidy interface, made by a small, noname company starts becoming a shiny, error-prone, useless piece of bloatware after big, hotshot companies buy the product or the entire company that used to make it. And I wonder why the hell do

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Another “nice one” from yahoo – expired security certificate !

Yahoo mail is inaccessible from Firefox, because of it’s invalid/expired security certificate. Very nice, yahoo, keep up this path and you’ll end up with a worse version of your mail service then you had 10 years ago…. Oh, wait, it’s already worse !   (Click on the image for a higher resolution) Screenshot was taken

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When the customer says “that damn computer just won’t work”

TL;dr : check these, if you think your customer’s pc is clogged ; Some of the regular challenges of being an IT support person are listening to heavy cursing, accepting some foul language from your customer knowing that it’s directed towards “that damn machine” and not you, and from time to time, cleaning a PC

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Blogger thinks 2+2#4 (two plus two is not always four !)

I sometimes wonder how is it even possible, that software and service giants like google, yahoo, microsoft, and other companies their size can even exist in a technology world presumably dominated by pure, hard-core mathematics, and yet, fail to respect even the simplest arithmetic rules, such as 2+2=4. Blogger now “thinks” that math should not

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To me, linkedin always was, and still is a disappointment

When I discovered Linkedin a few years ago, I was very excited thinking that I’ve discovered a great network of potentially like-minded professionals, from whom I could learn, with whom I could cooperate, build, share, essentially, grow both as a human being and as a blogger and an IT professional. I already had more then

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How to make firefox portable the default browser

[ TL;DR: solution to set firefox portable as the default html handler ] Firefox Portable, and portable apps in general are great, but when it comes to setting firefox portable as the default html handler, or default internet protocol handler, the creators still haven’t found an integrated, in-app solution for doing that. Sure, you can

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My laptop is overheating quickly: tips and tricks for better thermal management

[ TL;DR: Tips and tricks for better thermal management on laptops, to avoid overheating ] Some laptops and notebook/netbook computers have a much better thermal management then others, some are silent and cool better, others make a lot of noise and yet, sometimes overheat. Most people think that in most of the cases in which

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Import chrome/chromium passwords into firefox

There are at least 1.980.000 results on google alone, if you search for the phrase “import chrome passwords into firefox”, or “export chrome passwords into firefox”, “export chromium passwords to firefox” or something similar. Yet, after parsing meticulously through at least 30..40 pages/URL found in the search result pages, and having done that time and

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Yahoo mail servers over capacity ?

Is this even for real ? Maybe the new yahoo leadership including Marissa Mayer should spend less time on publicising themselves on social media and other venues, and instead focus more on upgrading some servers ? Yahoo mail servers are over capacity. And what’s with the stupid graphic ? Is yahoo operated nowadays by children

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Paypal error – is paypal becoming just another untrusted site ?

I see that it’s a trend to do facelifts on sites that otherwise were perfectly functional, but haven’t changed in their outlook for a while, and it’s a trend to make changes for the mere sake of making changes, even if those changes break functionality. Yahoo, gmail, even operating systems and desktops like Ubuntu, and

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Revert to older version of Yahoo Mail

If you’re one of the hundreds of thousands of unhappy Yahoo Mail users who believe that the new interface forcefully implemented and forced on users by Yahoo, is much more of a hinderence in the way of accomplishing anything meaningful via e-mail, then an improvement, you’ve probably tried to change how the interface looks, googled

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