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Chris Cardell

DoesWhat reader update

Hello. Thanks for sticking with DoesWhat. Your continued support is genuinely appreciated. I’d just like to update you and talk about the direction of DoesWhat.

DoesWhat is a tech news site/blog, the problem is that competing with larger sites employing full time bloggers isn’t feasible. Also I don’t want the site to be a regurgitation of other websites and I’ve tried to avoid doing exactly that. It’s difficult and I’d rather DoesWhat was more of a commentator. Generally though I’d like it to become (more) informal, sometimes obscure, sometimes controversial and provoking, also giving credit where deserved and recommendations when worthy.

On another note, we’ve launched a couple of external websites. File.vg is a web application archive, which admittedly isn’t in full flow yet, but will be shortly.

File.vg

URL DW is a simple URL redirection tool that allows custom URLs, passwords, cloaking and the ability to add and edit multiple URLs. Take advantage now while 2 character redirections are still available. For example, http://doeswhat.com/2009/03/25/google-docs-find-and-replace/ can be found at http://urldw.com/7.

Stay tuned for a quick post about our visit to Gadget Show Live on Friday and also a rant about some of the big names in tech news.

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