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Songbird: That’s One Gassy Bird

Most people have heard of Songbird, an iTunes alternative that’s based on Mozilla and embraces open formats. In fact, In the Jungle recently showcased 10 things Songbird can do that iTunes can’t. However, what most people don’t know is that Songbird suffers from chronic flatulence. … Read More

Cross Browser Testing

I recently started using a new service called CrossBrowserTesting, and it’s so incredibly awesome I felt compelled to write a review.  First some background… Browser compatibility is a difficult challenge for all web designers and developers.  The process of debugging HTML, CSS, or Javascript problems … Read More

AirCurve = Awesome

I came back from lunch today to a nice, shiny package on my chair. A package with a return address of Griffin Technology can only mean one thing, geek toys! Griffin is a local technology company that creates fun things for your iPod and other … Read More

Park or Forward Your Phone Number with NumberGarage

If there is anything that is up in the air these days when it comes to telecommunications, it’s phones. Land lines, cell phones, VoIP – there have never been more options when it comes to phone service. But what do you do with that number … Read More

How to Easily Manage Multiple WordPress Sites With One Database and One Code Base

Updated with security fixes We create a lot of websites at Sitening. Although most of our clients use our yet-to-be-released custom content management system (CMS), most of the micro-sites and blogs we build use WordPress. Depending on the client and the strategy, we can sometimes … Read More

Google Chrome: Why?

It’s been a few weeks since the release of Google’s Chrome, and many people have now had the opportunity to try it and comment on its potential impact on the browser landscape. Much of the discussion has centered around how Chrome performs, what features it … Read More

Lulu Creates Happy Marriage Between Online and Offline Publishing for Aspiring Writers and Illustrators

Similar to the music industry, there’s an increasing number of authors who are seeking to usurp the publishing industry by self-publishing. Until now, the main options that aspiring authors had were e-books (glorified PDFs) and print-on-demand services, like Amazon.com’s BookSurge. However, Lulu appears to have successfully … Read More

Firefox and Safari Are Aggressively Driving New Ways to Publish and Experience the Internet

Apple just released Safari 4.0 Developer Preview to its developers. The new browser comes with several new features, including: CSS support for masks, gradients, reflections, and specifying a named canvas. Rudimentary support for the WAI-ARIA (Rich Internet Application) and cross-site XMLHttpRequest specifications. The ability to … Read More

WordPress Security Vulnerabilities

A few weeks ago, we noticed that someone had managed to insert a bunch of spam links into our WordPress header and footer. We quickly updated to the latest version (2.3.3 at the time), thinking it would fix the security hole. However, this happened again, … Read More

Google Street View Cars Forced to Paint Road Lines While Driving the Streets of Nashville

By now, most people are familiar with Google Maps Street View feature. Street View shows you a 360 degree view of any address you enter. Google accomplishes this amazing task by using an army of specially outfitted vehicles that drive around and take pictures of … Read More