Host Your Own URL Shortener: 10 PHP Apps Reviewed

June 30, 2009 1 Comment
I have been planning to host a personal tinyurl or like URL Shortening service on my website. I was going to write my own software for this, but thought I'd start by reviewing some existing PHP Apps just in case one already met my needs. I wanted to add a URL shortener to my website for a couple of reasons: People don't always trust blind redirect links from tinyurl or bit.
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TekSavvy and SpeakOut: My Alternatives to Rogers and Bell

September 9, 2008 Comments
I'm always looking for a better deal when it comes to my utility bills. In Ontario, it seems like there aren't many choices when it comes to telephone, television, wireless, and internet service. Either you sign up with Bell or you sign up with Rogers. At least that's what their advertising campaigns would like you to think. There are, however, good alternatives that will save you a few dollars per month.
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Using Google Reader to stay on top of RSS feeds

August 22, 2008 Comments
I just started using Google Reader this month to keep on top of websites that I visit frequently. Google Reader is a RSS feed aggregator - meaning, it keeps track of the latest news from many of the websites I visit in just one location. This is really handy, it means instead of checking lots of websites to see if they have any new articles, I can check Google Reader and it shows the new articles from all the websites that I'm interested in following.
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