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Monday: October 26, 2009

So long, GeoCities. Yahoo closes up shop on the service for good.So long, GeoCities. Yahoo closes up shop on the service for good.

Ah, GeoCities - one of the first places I went to for free web hosting when I was learning all about this thing called the world wide web many years ago. Thanks for the memories and that fine ad-supported hosting you once provided.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in FYI @ 7:34 AM | Tags (9) | geocities | closings | yahoo | fyi | free | development | web | newbie | novice |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Want to watch some classic cinema online? The Internet is here to help.Want to watch some classic cinema online? The Internet is here to help.

Enjoy some Halloween classics that you can watch right now in your beloved web browser of choice. The fun doesn't stop at Halloween, there are tons of movie classics ranging from horror to spaghetti western.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Movies @ 7:28 AM | Tags (11) | classics | free | watch | online | dracula | fifties | sixties | forties | western | comedies | browser |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 36 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: October 16, 2009

Apple now allowing in-app purchase for free iPhone applications.Apple now allowing in-app purchase for free iPhone applications.

Say goodbye to all of those cute (and free) 'lite' apps and hello to a constant bombardment of 'BUY THE FULL VERSION NOW! BUY THE FULL VERSION NOW!'. Great, just great.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:45 AM | Tags (8) | apple | apps | free | in-app | iphone | ipodtouch | lite | purchases |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: October 6, 2009

Positive reviews of blogger freebies may constitute as fraud according to FTC.Positive reviews of blogger freebies may constitute as fraud according to FTC.

Decisions about violations will be made on a case-by-case basis, but if someone receives cash or an in-kind payment to review a product, it's considered an endorsement.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in FYI @ 7:31 AM | Tags (7) | bloggers | freebies | reviews | positive | ftc | fraud | endorsement |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: September 23, 2009

Always wanted to make your very own ferrofluid? This post is for you.Always wanted to make your very own ferrofluid? This post is for you.

Controlling the shape of ferrofluids and then 'freezing' them in place could be another tool for inexpensive desktop fabrication. Combining two unusual uses of magnetic fluids invites further empowerment for the maker.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Science @ 2:50 PM | Tags (7) | popsci | ferrofluid | tutorial | magnets | shapes | freezing | fabrication |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 90 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: September 18, 2009

Telltale giving away first episode of Tales of Monkey Island on Saturday.Telltale giving away first episode of Tales of Monkey Island on Saturday.

What better way to celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day than with an added dose of Monkey Island. 'Launch of the Screaming Narwhal' can be yours at midnight tonight for free. There is also a deal on the full series as well (five bucks off). I heart Telltale.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:57 AM | Tags (8) | adventure | free | gaming | guybrush | monkeyisland | pirates | telltale | videogames |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 1, 2009

The Internet Channel for your beloved Wii is now available for free.The Internet Channel for your beloved Wii is now available for free.

Nintendo is also going to compensate those who actually purchased this channel in the past. Now, please update the version of Flash that's bundled with it so I can watch Hulu.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 2:37 PM | Tags (9) | channel | console | free | gaming | internet | nintendo | points | videogames | wii |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 16 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: August 31, 2009

Fifty free resources that will help improve your photography skills.Fifty free resources that will help improve your photography skills.

An extensive list of links as only Smashing Magazine can do regarding everything photography.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Tutorial @ 7:39 AM | Tags (7) | free | links | photography | photos | resources | smashing | tutorial |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 32 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 26, 2009

Papa John's founder reunited with muscle car, offers free pizza to camaro owners.Papa John's founder reunited with muscle car, offers free pizza to camaro owners.

The car will be displayed at the company headquarters in Louisville, replacing a replica Schnatter commissioned while he searched for his original car. In honor of the reunion, Papa John's planned to offer all Camaro owners a free pizza at stores on Wednesday.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:53 AM | Tags (5) | camaro | free | papajohns | pizza | reunion |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 19, 2009

One hundred fun and weird college courses you can take online for free.One hundred fun and weird college courses you can take online for free.

I've always yearned to more learn about gastrointestinal pathophysiology. Haven't you?

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Neat @ 7:54 AM | Tags (5) | college | courses | free | neat | presurfer |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 67 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: August 12, 2009

Be careful when taking advantage of free wifi, even in designated areas.Be careful when taking advantage of free wifi, even in designated areas.

...hackers may be masquerading as free public Wi-Fi providers to gain access to the laptops of unsuspecting travelers. All it takes, they say, is a computer program downloaded from the Internet, an open access point and a user who has ignored basic security advice.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Security @ 8:07 AM | Tags (7) | airport | free | fyi | hackers | hotspots | security | wifi |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 19 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: August 11, 2009

Twelve ways to travel the world for free.Twelve ways to travel the world for free.

Some of the methods listed are obviously a little bit more adventurous than others.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Travel @ 7:32 AM | Tags (3) | travel | free | cheap |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 29 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 30, 2009

The first ten free applications you should be installing on a brand new PC.The first ten free applications you should be installing on a brand new PC.

I am in agreement with the list of applications from this article. So long, crapware!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 8:00 AM | Tags (6) | applications | apps | computer | free | install | pc |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 65 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: July 16, 2009

More and more offers for free netbooks coming in the near future.More and more offers for free netbooks coming in the near future.

If of course, you just sign on the dotted line for a three-year contract with your respective provider.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 12:57 PM | Tags (5) | gadgets | netbook | free | contract | provider |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: July 14, 2009

Microsoft to put lightweight versions of Office 2010 apps online for free.Microsoft to put lightweight versions of Office 2010 apps online for free.

Microsoft's announcement is being seen as the latest move in a tit-for-tat rivalry between two tech giants as it and Google increasingly make efforts to encroach on one another's turf.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interwebs @ 7:26 AM | Tags (7) | 2010 | competition | free | google | microsoft | office | online |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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