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Peapod – Online Grocery Review

We recently tried Peapod ( online grocery shopping and delivery service.
The Peapod website is useable on iPad and iPhone devices through apps that mirror the website itself. Every item we normally order was available although we found our normal generic brands either required the use of their brand-name counterparts or a substitute off-brand name …

Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Quick Introduction

We wanted to take a new approach this year and provide an overview of some technology concepts or products that are commonly mentioned in various areas of IT. To start we wanted to give a brief introduction to Microsoft SQL.
Microsoft SQL is a Relational Database Management System. Relational database use tables with …


How to hide Newsstand in iOS 5

iOS is out and experienced users of the iPhone platform may have noticed that their is a new app called Newsstand that provides you with access to magazines purchased within the App Store.
However, by default you are unable to drag this application to a folder or remove it from the home screen.
There is a workaround …


Spotify US Review: It’s the new Napster

Being able to search for almost anything and have it play instantly is very very nice. (Although we are still unable to find the elusive The K.G.B.). The usability to find most artists and songs and play them in full and instantly without a upfront fee is very likened to Napster in late …