Category: Web Sites

Booksellers
article #1398, updated 27 days ago

I don’t like to keep all of my eggs in one basket. Here are two sources of books I have used with excellent results:

thriftbooks.com

alibris.com

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Shipping labels by PayPal
article #1239, updated 796 days ago

This is great, once you have a PayPal account:

https://www.paypal.com/us/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_ship-now

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WordPress migration
article #1190, updated 911 days ago

This tool:

wordpress.org/plugins/duplicator/

did the job very well.

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Download OneDrive for Business
article #1142, updated 1036 days ago

Right here:

https://onedrive.live.com/about/en-us/download/

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Great place for legitimate downloads of commercial music
article #1105, updated 1145 days ago

Try this:

https://www.7digital.com/

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Everipedia: Replacement for Wikipedia
article #1075, updated 1200 days ago

I imagine some readers are aware, and probably many suspect, that Wikipedia editorship has been taking large numbers of valuable articles out of commission in the last year or two, and refusing publication of many others, for widely questioned reasons. Happily, well-equipped others have noticed, and have set up a replacement:

http://everipedia.org

It has everything Wikipedia does (Wikipedia licensing requires permission to copy), plus more and more.

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Very interesting employment / jobs web site
article #1033, updated 1350 days ago

Rather nicely set up:

http://glassdoor.com

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United Parcel Service and Firewalls
article #1019, updated 1395 days ago

A page has been recently deleted from the UPS web site, which included:

If I connect to UPS servers through a firewall, are there any known issues?

Because the response from the UPS server may show as unsolicited to your firewall software, you may need to configure your firewall software to accept messages from our unique range of UPS IP address ranges: “207.24.0.*”

At this writing, an in-site search on http://ups.com and a Google search still brings up the page reference, but the page is gone.

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Download Internet Explorer 11
article #996, updated 1500 days ago

Today I found it ridiculously difficult to download IE11 on a Windows 7 box which had not seen updates in a while. If you suffer so, browse here:

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/18520/download-internet-explorer-11-offline-installer

Offline installers in many languages.

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Control your Googly Data
article #971, updated 1597 days ago

Google stores all of your historical Google searches, YouTube video searches and views, and lots of other interesting things. Here’s a new tool to control this.

https://myactivity.google.com/myactivity

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