gbatemp in work time

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Apr 11, 2007

gbatemp in work time by halljames at 11:28 AM (1,095 Views / 0 Likes) 12 replies

  1. halljames
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    Member halljames GBAtemp Regular

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    Anyone else just sit at work with gbatemp open, constantly hitting the F5 key waiting for some new news or games.

    Just wondering
     
  2. shaunj66

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    F5 makes our server cry: [​IMG]

    RSS feeds make our server happy. [​IMG]
     
  3. Costello

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    and here I was wondering why the site was slow... [​IMG] J/K
    you should use the RSS feeds... a much better way to get news as soon as they're posted!

    edit: wtf shaun stop stealing my posts [​IMG]
     
  4. archagon

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    Yes, except I do it for the forum links. Sigh...
    EDIT: F5, F5, F5, F5... please respond, I'm ever so bored. [​IMG]
     
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    I shall look into using RSS then. Now to find some RSS software.
     
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    Ok, so what's the best (preferably free) RSS newsreader to use to stop the F5 server torment?
     
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    Foofle Google Reader, IMHO. (Whoops!)
     
  8. halljames
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    Just found an excellent RSS Reader if your a big Microsoft Outlook user.

    http://www.attensa.com/

    Its FREE and it works as a plugin to outlook. ALl of your RSS feeds get downloaded as individual POST messages in a seperate PST Data File just like your email, and it alerts you when new items come in, just like outlook does.

    Seems good, using it now, might be worth a try for all of you business people out there [​IMG]
     
  9. Dirtie

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    There's always Firefox's live bookmarks [​IMG]
     
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    how would one go around using rss?
     
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    Easiest way, IMO, is Google Reader. Think of it as an inbox for websites. Clicking on the [​IMG] at the end of the address bar(Firefox), should bring up option screen, choose Google Reader and it should guide you through setting it up. This, of course, requires having a gmail account. Then after adding all of your RSS enabled bookmarks, you can just go to http://www.google.com/reader

    I suggest a web based RSS reader, that way you're not tied down to a single machine.
     
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    w00t! the best!
     
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    So true... FF > IE
     

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