Tech Thoughts Daily Net News – June 29, 2009

Five Best Free System Restore Tools – Earlier this week we asked you to share your favorite free system restoration tools for saving working computer states and bringing them back to life. You responded and we rounded up the top five free system restoration tools favored by Lifehacker readers for your consideration.

The Iranian ‘Proxy War’ – Iranians are using proxies worldwide to circumvent government censorship.

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Download Photology – It performs analysis on the characteristics of each photo in your archive, indexes that information in a database, then permits you to search your photos based on those characteristics: Was the photo taken indoors or outdoors? Are there plants, sky, water, or faces in the pictures? Are the pictures in focus or out of focus? Does it contain a certain color, or was the picture you are looking for taken at a certain time of day?

Hands On With Google Voice -This Is Really Cool – We review Google’s long-awaited Google Voice phone management service that finally became available this week to a lucky few.

Booming Underground Economy Makes Spam A Hot Commodity – $10 might be enough to reach 1 million users, MessageLabs researcher warns.

How-To Avoid Facebook Disasters – Ignoring Facebook’s privacy options can trip up users in a number of ways.

10 things you should know about Windows XP’s System Restore tool – If a crash makes your Windows XP system flaky or unbootable, you can use System Restore to return it to a previous working state. These pointers will show you how to effectively use this safety net.

Could The Cloud Lead To An Even Bigger 9/11? – A very credible “End of the U.S.” doomsday scenario tied to the public cloud…..

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3 responses to “Tech Thoughts Daily Net News – June 29, 2009

  1. Pingback: Posts about Lifehacker as of June 29, 2009 » The Daily Parr

  2. ’10 things you should know about Windows XP’s System Restore tool – If a crash makes your Windows XP system flaky or unbootable, you can use System Restore to return it to a previous working state. These pointers will show you how to effectively use this safety net.’

    Very useful tip again Bill. Thanks!