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Opera 9.6 Released, Yahoo Web Analytics, Google AdSense for Games, uTorrent New Version, Gmail Labs Advanced IMAP Control

Welcome to another episode of where we talk about the various happenings that we could not cover individually over the week, this week has definitely seen a lot of new exciting launches and improvements. Lets take a look at what this week had on offer.

Opera 9.6 Released

finally released the the final version of the browser Opera 9.6, this version of the browser has several new enhancements, including a magazine style feed reader, expanded opera link, optimized opera mail, increase speed and more. They have also added support for several new languages including Indonesian, Ukrainian, Estonian, Hindi, Telugu, and Tamil languages.

If you have not upgraded yet, take a look at the change-log and download the latest version.

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Google Desktop Is Faster, VLC Media Player 0.9.2, Google Audio Indexing, Adobe Air For Linux, Google Android and More

Welcome to another episode of of the latest news, we could not cover individually. This week has been pretty exciting so far, with lots of interesting news from across several software companies.

Google Desktop 5.8 Now Much Faster and Stable

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We have been big fans of Google Desktop search, but had a few problems with performance at times. The Google Desktop team have been listening to our problems, and have released Google Desktop 5.8 which improves performance and makes it much faster and stable.

We have been running the latest version for few days, and definitely see a lot less memory and CPU resources being used. You can download the last Google Desktop to see for yourself.

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iTunes 8 Genius, New iPod Nano, Google Docs Updates, Gmail for IE6, Gmail Labs New Features, Dropbox For Public and more

Welcome to another roundup episode, where we cover roundup all the latest happenings we could not cover into a single post for your convenience, this week saw several interesting news and we are pretty excited to bring them to you.

iTunes 8 Genius and iPod Nano 4th Generation

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Apple announced the availability of the new iPod 4th generation 8GB and 16GB model, we had posted some leaked pictures of the iPod 4th generation model earlier. In addition to that Apple has released the latest version of iTunes called Genius, which looks much better and has a lot of features.

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Monthly Buzz: August 2008 Roundup

It’s the end of another great month here at Techie Buzz, several good and bad things happened during the month, and we will discuss them in this post. Unlike the last month roundup, we are including some basic statistics this time around, due to requests from our readers.

Basic Blog Stats for August 2008

No of Posts: 90

In August we wrote 90 posts which is comparatively lower than the 110 posts we wrote in July, there were several reasons for this and we will talk about them in the post, in the problems we faced section.

Traffic Statistics

Traffic increased significantly over July 2008, but there were 14 days of a lean patch which lost us quite a bit of traffic. Overall we were happy with the traffic, but it could have been much higher had we not been in a lean patch for 14 days of this month.

  • Total Unique Visitor: 80000+
  • Page Views: 150000+
  • Search Engine Traffic: 52.51%
  • Referring Sites: 36.94%
  • Direct Traffic: 10.56%

As you can see our main source of traffic, search engines dropped significantly by over 25%, and most of those were in the 14 days lean patch, keep reading to know what went wrong in those 14 days. In September we would see a definite increase and hope to see these figures changing significantly.

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iPhone Theme Maker, Google AdSense Below Post Titles, Comcast 250GB Bandwidth Caps, Website Dissector Quarkbase and More

Welcome to another roundup where we cover all the interesting news we could not write about over the week. It has been quite a interesting week though and there are lots of things to cover in this roundup.

iPhone Theme Maker

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Who does not like themes? But finding a good theme is always hard, if not impossible. The iPhone Theme Maker on the other hand allows you to create your own personalized theme for the iPhone. The iPhone theme maker allows you to upload your own wallpaper, dock and statusbar and icons, along with allowing you to change the icons currently being used on your phone.

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Microsoft PhotoSynth Release, Office Ultimate at 91% off, Nokia N96 released, Yahoo Connected TV

Welcome to another roundup post where we bring you all the happening news that we could not cover over the week. In this episode we have some pretty exciting news to share.

Microsoft Releases PhotoSynth

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