One of my favorite sites for buying hardware, software and other tech related goodies is Newegg.com. Sometimes, especially for big ticket items, you want to be sure to catch a deal when it comes up. With a feed from Newegg and a little tinkering with Yahoo! Pipes I was able to create my Newegg Deals Filter.

Newegg deals filterAll you do is enter the item you are searching for, sdram in this example, and then click run pipe. There may not be results right now if there are none of your items in the current list of deals. But the best thing is, you can subscribe to the results and be notified anytime in the future when your item appears on the list. I like subscribing to the Results by Email so I don’t miss deals on things I am really interested in buying.

Try it out.

Sites that I found interesting for November 24th 2008 through November 26th 2008:

Sites that I found interesting for November 18th 2008 through November 24th 2008:

Sites that I found interesting for November 18th 2008

I love maps. I find it really cool when real time information can be put on a map. Yahoo! Pipes has an interesting location extractor module that will search an RSS feed for location information and present it as a pin on the map. Tonight I was experimenting with USGS Earthquake RSS feeds. Below is a map filtered to present only quakes in California. This is based on the feed so anytime you visit this page it will pull the latest updates from USGS.

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I have made the Pipe public if you want to check it out or modify it. It is available here: http://pipes.yahoo.com/techlifeweb/caquakes Let me know if you do anything interesting with it.

Sites that I found interesting for November 15th 2008 through November 17th 2008:

Sites that I found interesting for November 13th 2008 through November 15th 2008:

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