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Technorati allows simultaneous searching of multiple tags using 'OR' in tag

Technorati is one of the top spots for tracking what’s going on in the blogosphere about your favorite topic.  Bloggers just add technorati tags to their posts (blog categories are also considered tags), and users can then search for blog entries tagged with specific keywords.  Previously, you could only search for one keyword at a time, but now Technorati has implemented Multiple Tag Search.  Simply enter each of the tags with the word OR in between them. 

From their site:

 Multiple tags are a great way to follow your favorite topics while accounting for the variety of methods people tag their posts. A tag search for college OR university displays the latest posts indexed by Technorati tagged with either "college" or "university." You could also mix tags in an area of interest such as tracking the mobile gaming industry through a tag search for PSP OR GameBoy.

Google SMS - forget 411, get free phone numbers, addresses, driving directions, movie showtimes, weather and stock quotes, and more!

 Google SMS This is pretty amazing stuff here!  Google has created a new service called Google Short Message Service (SMS) which allows you to get tons of information for free by sending a query as a text message from your cell phone.  That’s right – you no longer need a browser to search google, you can just text your query to them at 46645 (GOOGL).  And you no longer need to pay expensive directory service charges to get a phone number or an address while using your cell phone either.  You only pay for the cost of the text message (and google’s responding text message) – which generally is about 2 cents a pop, or free for the many folk who have unlimited text messaging as part of their cell phone plans.  Lost?  No map?  Get directions.  Wanna catch a movie?  Get theaters and showtimes. 

From Google’s website:

What is Google SMS?

Google SMS (Short Message Service) enables you to send queries as text messages over your mobile phone or device and easily get precise answers to your questions. No links. No web pages. Just text — and the information you're looking for:

How do I use it?

  1. Enter your query as a text message.
  2. Send the message to the US shortcode 46645 (GOOGL on most phones).
  3. Receive a text message (or messages) with your results, usually within a minute. Results may be labeled as "1/3", "2/3", etc.
  4. To get Google SMS help info sent directly to your phone, send the word 'help' as a text message to 46645.
     Try their online demo.

Want to learn more?

Nintendo DS Price Drop, plus offers special bundle deal of Nintendo DS, a game, and numerous accessories for the same price as the Nintendo DS alone!

Nintendo DS Bundle with Spider-Man 2 and Pro Gamer's Kit Nintendo has lowered the cost of it’s revolutionary Nintendo DS video game hardware by $20, knocking the price down to a cool $129.  And to make this deal even sweeter, is running a special where they’re offering a Nintendo DS Bundle, complete with a Spider-Man 2 game, and  Pro Gamer’s Kit including a protective aluminum carrying case for your Nintendo DS, a neck strap for those on the go, headphones, a car charger, and a protective screen lense for the Nintendo DS’s stand-out  touch screen.  Normally this package goes for $219, but Amazon’s selling this Nintendo DS Bundle for only $129, the same price as you’d pay for just the Nintendo DS by itself!

Now when will GameBoy Advance SP’s have a comparable price drop for those who can’t afford the DS yet still want to take advantage of the vast collection of thoroughly enjoyable GBA games?