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10 Things To Try Today: Ten-ish New-ish Tech-ish Things You Can Try Right Away
  1. Get connected: Social networking sites
    LinkedIn.com ("MySpace for Professionals") | Facebook.com (tips for journalists) | Twitter (my tips for newbies and skeptics: http://bit.ly/twitterideas)
  2. Better Browsing:
    GetFirefox.com (PC & Mac get add-ons) | Camino (for Mac power users) | Flock (social-web browser) | Chrome (PC only)
  3. Open source/free software:
    Sree's tips on free software options (almost every category, including OpenOffice.org)
  4. Cloud computing: collaborative way to free Office:
    Docs.google.com (documents, spreadsheets, presentations) | Zoho.com | BuzzWord.com
  5. Photoshop, Avid alternatives: Online photo and video editing
    Picnik.com | PhotoshopExpress | Jumpcut.com
  6. Citizen broadcasting:
    BlogTalkRadio.com (Columbia examples | SAJA examples | SreeTips examples) | Mogulus.com | LiveVideo.com | Qik.com
  7. Non-citizen broadcasting:
    Hulu.com | TV.com
  8. A new kind of video camera:
    TheFlip.com | FlipTheMedia.com (tips from Univ of Washington)
  9. Consumers take over: Getting an operator, finding out consumer info
    GetHuman.com | Consumerist.com
  10. Gizmos, please: Better electronics shopping
    Yahoo SmartSort | Shopper.com
  11. Your Money: Tools to take charge of your money
    Finance.yahoo.com | 25 Web 2.0 finance tools (Expensr, Mint, Wesabe) | PriceProtectr
  12.  Your Health: Tools to take charge of your health
    RevolutionHealth.com | WebMD's Symptom Checker
  13. Your Health: Walk a mile (or more) in my wife's shoes
    Apple.com/ipod/nike/
  14. Keep better track of... everything:
    Google.com/alerts | Yahoo.com/alerts
  15. RSS, please: Keep abreast of blogs and more:
    Sitara Nieves explains it all | Google Reader | MyYahoo
  16. Be a real estate voyeur:
    Zillow | Trulia
  17. Travel ideas:
    TripIt | Dopplr | Bookit | Kayak
  18. New cooking options:
    Cookin' With Google | RecipeZaar
  19. Find music you like:
    Pandora | Jango | GrooveShark | Yes.com
  20. Must-read for technology ideas:
    Mashable | Lifehacker
  21. Just Log Off: Try reducing the e-mail addiction!

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