Archive for January 2007

Sunday Summary: Week 4, 2006

If you have missed reading the Techtites Daily this week, below is a list of everything I covered this week. Jan 23 – Tool Tuesday: Virtual Drive Creator Jan 24 – WordPress Wednesday: Patching UTW for WordPress 2.1 Jan 25 – Tip Thursday: about:blank saves bandwidth Jan 26 – Fun Friday: Predict your Death Jan 27 – Software Saturday: µBook Reader Have you liked the articles so far?

Get your free iPhone

Found this at Techcrunch. For those who are waiting desperately for Apple’s iPhone, you can now download this image, print it out, fold it along the dotted lines and you have you’re very own iPhone. Who says the best things in life aren’t for free?

YouTube to share revenue with users

“We are getting an audience large enough where we have an opportunity to support creativity, to foster creativity through sharing revenue with our users,” Chad Hurley, co-founder of YouTube, said at the World Economic Forum. “So in the coming months, we are going to be opening that up.” These words herald great news for the millions of users who have been sharing videos on YouTube.

Software Saturday: µBook Reader

Though it has been a while since I read a book, I do try to catch up on reading whenever I can. For those who like reading on the PC, Project Gutenberg is an amazing source for getting a great number of books. These books are available in HTML and TXT formats besides others.

Adsense introduces ad placements

In a bid to improve performance of individual ad units, Adsense has introduced ad placements. In addition to creating a custom channel, you can now designate it to be available to advertisers. The screenshot above (from the Inside Adsense blog) shows you how to create / edit a custom channel and designate it to be an ad placement.

Fun Friday: Predict your Death

I’m not sure how much of a “fun” thing it is when a site tells you that you are going to die, but it sure is amusing to read about how you’re going to die. But that is what The Amazing Death Predictor does. All you have to do is answer a few questions and the engines sends out a prediction.