Closing other services may affect yahoo mail ?

Has closing several of its services  started to adversely affect Yahoo mail ? I wonder if the reorganising and closing of several services that is going on at Yahoo, is affecting the stability of its mail services, or it really is, as they just say, a temporary error. I’ve seen this error several times last

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Disallow visitors with adblockers to see your content

After following a very interesting thread on google plus with regard to people using adblockers while visiting sites on the internet, I’ve realised that so many people simply don’t understand that some of us actually make a living, as humble as it may be, by displaying ads on our sites. And according to some of

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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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Collection of Firefox memory and config tweaks to make FF a lot faster

UPDATE: See at the end of the article ! I’ve been a Firefox user since its first versions, way back, when the norm for a pretty good computer was a CPU at around 900 mhz and a 20GB HDD was considered huge (around here, in Eastern Europe, most technologies get adopted a bit later 🙂

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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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Automate your blogging tasks with free online services – part III. – You have set up a feed with feedburner. Now what ?

You have set up a feed with feedburner. Now what ? In the previous post in this multipost series (see part I and part II. here) I have presented the challenges of automating some of the repetitive blogging tasks that any serious or professional blogger is faced with, and in today’s post, I’ll try to

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Automating your blogging activities with free online services – Part II – using feedburner to automate your blogging activities

In my previous post about automating your online blogging activities, I’ve highlighted some of the challenges that any blogger that loves efficiency is faced with, and given a general description of what are some of the tools that can be used to automate some of the repetitive tasks, such as twitter, facebook, feedburner, networkedblogs, google

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