How are my dogs feeling right now? Here, let me find out… ah, they’re in a playful mood. I can’t read minds – but I can read LCD screens. There’s a new product on the market called the Bow-lingual. Gag gift? Yes and no. …continue reading
Archives for November 2004
I’ve been enjoying my Gmail account for some time now. All in all, the good people at Google have made some really great strides with pushing the Web mail envelope. Address importing, inviting your friends, use of filters versus folders; the list of goodies just …continue reading
The Linux Show — an original Internet radio offering — is shutting down. It’s been part of the Linux and Internet scene for seven years, but it has run into financial difficulties and lack of sponsors make it impossible to continue.
Anyone who is even remotely interested in the spam issue, how spammers work, why spammers spam, and, perhaps most important, how the rest of us are contributing to the problem, and what we can do about it should run, not walk, to their closest bookstore …continue reading
Earlier this year, Casio introduced the 4-megapixel Exilim Zoom EX-Z40, a thin-bodied digital camera with a large 2-inch TFT LCD screen. This successful model has now been followed up by the 5-megapixel Casio EX Z50 and Z55 models. Both of these cameras represent all the …continue reading
SoftPerfect Network Protocol Analyzer is an advanced, professional tool for analyzing, debugging, maintaining and monitoring local networks and Internet connections. It captures the data passing through your dial-up connection or network Ethernet card, analyzes this data, and then represents it in an easily readable …continue reading
Engim and AirMagnet are going to be working closely together to bring us a powerful three-radio-in-one solution. Wi-Fi Networking reports that Engim’s chipsets have the capability of bringing multiple wireless solutions into one design.
Now AirMagnet comes into the loop in the problem prevention …continue reading
Certification vendor CompTIA is revamping their Linux+ certification, and they’re looking for user feedback on their new tests. The beta test period has been extended through 12/31/04, during which you can take the test for only $75.00 (approximately half off if I remember right).
MasterYourWindows is a system check tool that continuously checks auto-run-entries, BHOs, etc. You can deactivate or delete the entries to detect or get rid of viruses, trojans, and hijackers. It will auto-maximize selected application windows, as well as auto-minimize or close annoying dialog windows, applet …continue reading
Instead of considering broad issues, today I will concentrate on a single part of the problems some seniors have becoming comfortable with using a computer: the mouse. Achieving unconscious skill with the mouse and clicking is essential, yet we tend to forget that this is …continue reading
Anyone running a mixed environment including Linux/Unix and Windows machines is undoubtedly familiar with Samba, the Open Source software package that allows SMB/CIFS clients to access shares on Linux/Unix machines. However, just as Windows File & Print Sharing, aka NetBIOS, needs to be locked …continue reading
Security Templates are basically subsets from the overall Group Policy menu that are security specific. Security Templates are basically examples of various granularly-applied security features. The idea is that, instead of manually building a security policy and run the risk of missing a vital element …continue reading
Windows Server 2003’s implementation of PKI offers several options and configuration features that enhance both the security of the data and communication, but also user functionality and ease-of-use.
As in real life, Certificates aren’t just granted for anything and everything. Instead, they are usually requested …continue reading