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It’s Free – Google’s Chrome Browser

The browser wars are heating up, with new entries recently from all of the major competitors. Although Internet Explorer, perennial behemoth, still has a sizeable lead with over 60% of the browser market, its smaller rivals are gaining fast. Firefox has 24% market share and Chrome has 7%, whereas only a few years ago IE had over 90%.

The claim for speed has always been one that the smaller browsers have made, starting with Safari and then Chrome.

Cool Stuff – Wolfram Alpha

Check out a demo of this cool new search engine here. When most of us want something from the internet we simply type into Google a search phrase. It then returns thousands, often millions of results. Even Google doesn't think you'll want to sift through all of their results, they only give you access to the first 1000 or so results.

IT Talk: New Solid State Hard Drives

Tired of your slow moving notebook, but don't want to drop thousands on a shiny new notebook? Kingston has the answer with their new line of solid state drives. Booting from one of these will drastically increase the speed of your computer. With solid state drives there aren't any moving parts either, so their rate of failure is much lower.